Rural Smiles Foundation

Unverified non-profit organisation

Rural Smiles Foundation, previously Hope Centre Foundation (HOCEFO) is a Youths and Women Centered non-profit organization whose mandate is to advance and advocate for health rights, digital rights and economic empowerment among vulnerable persons in Uganda. Founded in November 2020 by indigenous youth members of Kibaale District, later registered as a non-profit organization on 23 Feb 2023, to advocate and advance, health, digital rights and economic rights and empowerment among vulnerable persons including refugees, persons with disabilities, sexual and ethnic minority group, sex workers, adolescent Girls, women and children especially those in rural communities.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Standards and all (6)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Education all (8)