Rwenzori Information Centres Network (RIC-NET)

Rwenzori Information Centres Network (RIC-NET)
NAME OF ORGANISATION (Required): Rwenzori Information Centres Network (RIC-NET)
CONTACT PERSON (REQUIRED): JOHN SILCO Murugahara | | +256382 277994
Physical Address: P.O. Box 916, Fort Portal,
Butangwa-Butebe road, Fort Portal, Kabarole District.
Website URL (if you have one)::
TYPE OF ORGANISATION : Regional Platform/ Alliance/Network, Refugee Led Organisations,
Please now list all the districts in which you have active projects: Kasese, Kamwenge, Bundibugyo, Bunyangabo, Ntoroko, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Hoima
MAJOR AREA OF FOCUS(required): Disasters (Fire outbreaks, Floods, Landslides, Drought etc)

Rwenzori Information Centres Network (RICNET) is a network of information centres, right from village information points, to rural information centres at sub-counties and counties in all districts of the Rwenzori region, with membership of over a hundred CSO, active in the fields of humanitarian response, human rights and governance, conflict resolution, savings and credit, and sustainable livelihood.

RIC-NET is a hub of information and digital inclusion that converges ICT and social platforms to create a platform for voice, decision and action to all categories of people to accelerate community development and respond to humanitarian demands. It repackages and disseminates relevant information to rural community level. And it facilitates information flow from rural communities to local government centres, and vice-versa. RIC-NET uses communications channels as internet, radio, video, public notice boards and field shows.

Informed and active citizens in a prosperous, just and democratic society

Facilitate Information sharing, partnerships and unlocking potentials for inclusive sustainable development.


To strengthen community transformation process and mechanism that address social exclusion, Human rights violation, conflicts, VAC, SGBV, child marriage and early unions among adolescents.
To promote integration of human rights based approaches into sustainable community development and youth empowerment.
To facilitate multi-stakeholder collaboration, partnerships and capacity building among civil society.
To build information based society through community led documentation, action research and advocacy.

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