Who We Are
Ripples of Hope Initiative is a social impact organization providing education access for children, skills mentorship for youth and micro-loans for women in Uganda’s underserved communities. The organization was founded in 2021 as a sustainable post-covid-19 intervention to combat lack of access to education opportunities, youth unemployment and poverty in the underserved communities of Jinja.
The organization was founded by Eva Mutesi and Eddy Balina who mobilized the community after noticing the challenges faced by young people and women during and after the Covid-19 pandemic in the underserved communities of Jinja in Eastern Uganda.
Our vision is to achieve a transformed community of holistically empowered and thriving young people and women.
To provide quality formal education to children in underserved communities.
To empower at-risk youth with vocational skills and mentorship
To empower single mothers and women with business skills and microloans
260 CHILDREN ENROLLED INTO SCHOOL AND RECEIVE MEALS AND CARE
37 MICRO-LOANS DISBURSED TO EMPOWER WOMEN IN BUSINESS
300 YOUNG PEOPLE ENROLLED IN THE YOUNGSTERS MENTORSHIP ACADEMY
112 YOUTH TRAINED IN VOCATIONAL SKILLS
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