A mentor’s journey of continuous learning

As the lead mentor for our "Mentoring young adults in Uganda into innovators against poverty", as I begun to prepare my notes for a mentoring session on fundraising, I felt unsure. So, I decided to tap into the wealth of knowledge provided us through the GlobalGiving Platform.  I thought, let me do a quick refresher… Continue reading A mentor’s journey of continuous learning

Frequently asked questions about CPAR Uganda

FAQ 1: CPAR Uganda Ltd is a company, does this mean that it is not a not-for-profit organisation and that it is a profit-making organisation? CPAR Uganda is a not-for-profit organisation established for the benefit of disadvantaged communities in Uganda; and is registered with the Uganda Registration Services Bureau as a company that is limited… Continue reading Frequently asked questions about CPAR Uganda

Call for Proposals – Conference on Land & Conflict

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the International Development Law Organization IDLO, the Supporting Pastoralism and Agriculture in Recurrent and Protracted Crises (SPARC), and the International Land Coalition (ILC), with the Government of Uganda, will hold a High-Level Regional Conference on land and conflict the East and Horn of Africa, from 24–28 October in Kampala, Uganda.… Continue reading Call for Proposals – Conference on Land & Conflict

Situation Analysis of Greater Northern Uganda

Our geographic area of operation, Greater Northern Uganda - West Nile, Acholi, Lango, Teso, Karamoja and Bukedi, hosts about 13.1 million people, 32 percent of Uganda’s population, according to the UBOS National Survey Report 2019/2020 The findings of UBOS are that: Greater Northern Uganda, “the Eastern and Northern regions, have consistently had the highest number… Continue reading Situation Analysis of Greater Northern Uganda

Improved Standards of Living Strategic Direction

Our focus is to work towards contributing to the achievement of our Overall Goal (Vision) that standards of living in households of disadvantaged active poor women and men in Greater Northern Uganda – West Nile, Acholi, Lango, Teso, Karamoja and Bukedi – are improved through the participatory efforts of members of those households and through the promotion… Continue reading Improved Standards of Living Strategic Direction

Judy Adoko among powerful women behind CPAR Uganda

This year, 2022, one of our founding members, Judy Adoko, was a "Notable Medalist", on Heroes Day. A well deserved recognition for her huge contribution to Uganda as a civil society practitioner. “Judith, your work is very commendable particularly to our Lango people who still own land in the clan as customary land. I am… Continue reading Judy Adoko among powerful women behind CPAR Uganda

Shame on your hand

Opening this weekend at the National Theatre, "Shame on Your Hand" is a play by Philip Luswata, which he describes as: "Reaching out equally to the men that raise ladies, as well as those who court ladies. It is reaching out as well to the women that go through the experience of being women." Philip… Continue reading Shame on your hand

RDC Implicated in Landgrab in Connivance with UETCL

While she was the Oyam Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Akullu Gillian Omara, colluded with Ogwang Robert Charles (while he was Oyam Deputy Chief Administrative Officer), Ekwaro Robert – Chairman LC III Loro Sub-County and Ogo Denis (while he was Loro Sub-County Chief), henceforth to be referred to as the Loro 4, to grab developed land… Continue reading RDC Implicated in Landgrab in Connivance with UETCL

Belief: “where TB is HIV is” or “where HIV is TB is”

“The two TB patients, the first borne and the second borne, were staying together in the same house, but they contracted TB from different sources. This is because we found out that both of them they were HIV positive and they were brother and sister. No, they did not co-infect each other with TB. Obviously,… Continue reading Belief: “where TB is HIV is” or “where HIV is TB is”

Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life

Until my rights were violated and I needed them so bad, and even though I had heard about their great work and I had hosted their Executive Director on the Radio One Talk Show: "Spectrum Extra", I had never really gone out of my way to familiarize with the work of Women's Probono Initiative (WPI)… Continue reading Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life