RWEYOWA is a grass-root NGO in Uganda working to curb the further spread of HIV and improving the livelihood of those affected by the virus.

About the Project

RWEYOWA (Rescue Widows, Elderly, Youth and Orphans with AIDS) is a certified community-based NGO founded by committed volunteers in 2003 and registered in 2009, Reg. No. S.5914/8248. The RWEYOWA objectives and interventions are centered on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support. We operate under the principals on non discrimination, partnership, practical involvement of beneficiaries, and non political operating environment.

Social Impact

With support of our partners, friends and volunteers, RWEYOWA has registered the following remarkable achievements among others;
- 168 families have been empowered with livestock and tools to attain economic independence
- Over 36,800 people have accessed free HIV testing through RWEYOWA community HIV counseling and testing clinics
- Over 106,300 in-school young people have been sensitized about HIV/AIDS
- 102 Orphans have been sponsored to access formal education

NPO Status
Yes, registered non-profit organisation
Foundation Year
Contact Person
Ronald Kasamba
Where can you volunteer?
What can you do?
Happy to be at RWEYOWA Volunteer recieving Certificate of Volunteering HIV/AIDS education session HIV mass testing and education/sensitization RWEYOWA guys with a team of volunters from USA HIV counseling and testing clinic Volunteers assisting the Laboratory Technician HIV/AIDS education Volunteer sharing with children about HIV/AIDS Proud to be part of RWEYOWA Mobilizing for HIV testing Leisure time Leisure time! RWEYOWA's Test and Treat team