Kabarole District is bordered by Ntoroko District to the north, Kibaale District to the northeast, Kyenjojo District to the east, Kamwenge District to the southeast, Kasese District to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Bundibugyo District, across the Rwenzori Mountains to the west. Fort Portal, the ‘chief town’ in the district, lies approximately 320 kilometres (200 mi), by road, west of Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.
The Batoro, Batuku and Basongora ethnicities constitute about 52% of the population. The Bakiga constitute 28%, followed by the Bakonjo and the Bamba. The major languages spoken in the district are Rutooro, Rukiga and Runyankore.
RSTC works with 2 Coffee cooperatives of in Kabarole District, Karangura Peak coffee growers cooperative and kabonero Mountainous coffee growers cooperative. The farmers in these cooperatives are from the 4 hard to reach school communities of Mt, Gessi, Bulyambaghu, Nyamba and Mahyooro.
RSTC also supports 13 women craft groups scattered all over Fort Portal Municipality.