Thank you, Merry Christmas 2021 and Happy New Year 2022

Season greetings to you all our followers, our supporters, my fellow staff members and the innovators under my mentorship. This year, 2021, has been an extra ordinary year for us all. Certainly, better than most, we, at CPAR Uganda, have done well, considering. On behalf of CPAR Uganda, I would like to thank you all … Continue reading Thank you, Merry Christmas 2021 and Happy New Year 2022

Video: There are no jobs, but a lot of work youths can do

Reacting to Robert Oluka’s video in which he shared his observations of the "futility of youth hope and aspirations when they join higher institutions of learning," a follower of our CPAR Uganda Facebook Page, “Healthy Dignified Lives”, Okello Ambrose Bob, a teacher, aptly asserted: “there are actually no jobs but a lot of work which … Continue reading Video: There are no jobs, but a lot of work youths can do

Leave a legacy through mentoring or benefit by being open to be mentored

It dawned on me that I was unnecessarily allowing work that can be done by others to pile up in my in-tray. And so, I decided to do something about it. Fix the problem of "I don't know accounts" and teach all our staff members bookkeeping, so that each does the bookkeeping for the transactions … Continue reading Leave a legacy through mentoring or benefit by being open to be mentored

Video: Dr. Ocen on Employment, Under-employment and Unemployment

Employment, under-employment and unemployment, according to Dr. Laury Lawrence Ocen the Co-Investigator on the “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youths as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” Research Project, are frequently defined by the expectations of those that sponsor candidates through education (parents, government, etc.) and to a lesser extent the candidates themselves. Dr. Laury Lawrence Ocen … Continue reading Video: Dr. Ocen on Employment, Under-employment and Unemployment

You Matter: how women reclaiming their power are changing the world

“You Matter: how women reclaiming their power are changing the world,” is the title of the book that Dr. Rita Jo Laker-Ojok is among the contributing authors. Rita is among the founding members of CPAR Uganda Ltd and was our first Board Chair. According to Rita, the book, "You Matter ...", comprises personal stories of … Continue reading You Matter: how women reclaiming their power are changing the world

Creativity is needed in the dissemination of academic research

"In his thesis, "Reading Monuments: Politics and Poetics of Memory in Postwar Northern Uganda”, Dr. Laury Lawrence Ocen presents monuments as material objects located on former sites of war to remember experiences of mass killings and abductions only.By so doing, other equally important experiences of war such as hunger, infant and child mortality, disease, beatings … Continue reading Creativity is needed in the dissemination of academic research

Video – Education is Justice, education is excellence

In this video Dr. Laury Lawrence Ocen, the Co-Investigator of the “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youths as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” Research Project opens by quoting three Greek Philosophers - Socrates, Aristotle and Plato - “Education is justice…education is excellence.” Two realities that continue to evade women of rural Uganda and indeed of the … Continue reading Video – Education is Justice, education is excellence