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September 2016 -  feeling generous today? We’re on JustTextGiving, so why not text RTUG12 plus the amount that you would like to donate to 70070 ? There are no charges for the text and your donation is all passed directly to the Rwenzori Trust. It only costs around £6 per month to sponsor a child (or possibly more after Brexit depending on what happens to exchange rates).

April 2016 - Chris Noakes visited Ruboni and saw  the early stages of construction of a new reading room in Ruboni village.

January 2016 - we are now in our ninth year of the child sponsorship programme and we currently sponsor 43 children in secondary schools and further education in Uganda.

November 2015 - Chris Noakes joins the Rwenzori Trust as a trustee. Chris is passionate about improving lives in Uganda and will focus on oversight of the CSP (child sponsorship programme).



Welcome to the Rwenzori Trust!

The Rwenzori Trust is a UK-registered charity working with communities in the Rwenzori mountains area of Uganda. More information about the  charity’s aims and background can be found by clicking here.


The Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the Mountains of the Moon, are located in Western Uganda, bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the West. The Bakonjo people live in and around the southern foothills of the Rwenzoris. Outside the boundary of the Rwenzori Mountains National Park, the Bakonjo cultivate their crops, including bananas, cassava and beans, on the steep, fertile and verdant slopes. More information about the Rwenzori Mountains can be found by clicking here.

View of the Portal Peaks from Ruboni Community Camp

The Rwenzori Trust runs a Child Sponsorship Project, for secondary education, in the Ruboni area. It costs just £6 per month to provide secondary education for one child. To find out more about this project, its local benefits and how you can get involved, please click here.  

For information about the Guide to the Rwenzori by Henry Osmaston, a founder of the Rwenzori Trust, please click here.

If you’re thinking of visiting the Rwenzori Mountains National Park, or its surroundings, click here for information about the Ruboni Community Camp and how to get there.

If you have got any questions about the work that we do, or our links with partner organisations, please click here for contact information.