The Uganda Response Innovation Lab (Uganda RIL) was founded in 2018 by Save the Children Uganda. The main objective of the lab is to support the humanitarian response to 1.4 million refugees from eight East African countries, mainly from the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, and their host communities across 13 districts in the country through innovative approaches, systems, technologies and products.
Community Technology Empowerment Network (CTEN) is a refugee-founded and led organisation, which began in 2016 as community-based initiative in Rhino Camp refugee settlement West Nile region of Uganda. CTENs mission is to give community knowledge in digital technology for purposes of understanding and eventually building digital skills for employability, resulting in livelihoods resilience.
In January 2022, CIR launched the Eyes on Russia project to collect and verify videos, photos, satellite imagery, or other media related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The goal of the project is simple: to provide the world with timely and reliable information concerning the impact of Russia's invasion on Ukraine and its people.
REUNITE's family tracing platform helps refugees and displaced persons search, connect and communicate with their loved ones. Here is how we do it.