On Friday, 14th February 2020, during their certificate award ceremony at which CPAR Uganda awarded 11 young adults certificates for successfully completing Module 1: “Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda” of the its project: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty,” the graduating innovators were informed and they accepted that the certificates that they were given are social contracts.
Social contracts between each one of them and their respective households, villages and the wider community of Lango Sub-Region, where the innovators will actively work to improve standards of living.
The certificates in part read:
“ Training certificate awarded to (name of participant) who has satisfactorily completed 23 days of training on “Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda,” as part of CPAR Uganda’s project: “Mentoring young adults into innovators against poverty”, conducted from the 22nd January 2020 to the 14th February 2020 at the CPAR Uganda Lira Learning centre.
The topics covered: Conceptualisation of poverty; measurement of poverty; causes of poverty; symptoms of poverty; gender and poverty; poverty messaging; where to start in the fight against poverty.CPAR Uganda Ltd
The certificates were signed by: Mrs. Maxelline Katongole, Mentor; Ms. Norah Owaraga, Lead Mentor, Project Leader; and Prof. Dr. Christopher G. Orach, CPAR Uganda Board Chair.