Grow Hibiscus Sabdariffa and other high value crops for your good health and wealth

Ms. Norah Mukebezi Opiio spreading freshly harvested calyces of Hibiscus Sabdariffa to dry. Ms. Norah Mukebezi Opiio is an out-grower for hibiscus sabdariffa for Alinga Farms. She lives in Pallisa County in Pallisa District in Eastern Uganda. Alinga Farms, a Social Enterprise that is located in Kadoki Village, Akadot Parish, Pallisa Sub-County in Pallisa District, is … Continue reading Grow Hibiscus Sabdariffa and other high value crops for your good health and wealth

Dr. Ocen on Study I: Cohort of educated young women and the gendered politics of courts

Education is supposed to produce a certain level of agency.  It is supposed to help you innovate, to transform situations and to be relevant. We, the research team, want to know whether we have educated unemployed youth in rural Lango. We see people going to school, people graduating from school. We want to explore how … Continue reading Dr. Ocen on Study I: Cohort of educated young women and the gendered politics of courts

Akullo Betty on the church and gender issues induced unemployment

Our chief guest (Mr. Alex B. Okello, Permanent Secretary of the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity, Office of the President and Member of the CPAR Uganda Board of Directors), I remember when he used to work with the Uganda Human Rights Commission, they interviewed me, and I lost the job. Why did I lose the … Continue reading Akullo Betty on the church and gender issues induced unemployment

Lira University honored to associate with Challenging Categories Project

As Lira University and in particular, the Faculty of Education of Lira University, we are very deeply honoured and gratified to have this project, "Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda" associated with us. We want to say, whatever role this project needs from the Lira University Faculty of Education, we … Continue reading Lira University honored to associate with Challenging Categories Project

It isn’t enough to give learners only theoretical knowledge, says Prof. Orach

As a person who has been in the education system, as a teacher for many years, the biggest challenge that we have is our university education is so theoretical. You find that training and education at a lower level might give more practical skills to people than at a higher level. Increasingly, our focus should … Continue reading It isn’t enough to give learners only theoretical knowledge, says Prof. Orach

Prof. Orach on why educating girls and women should be a priority

The women folk, the girl child, the female, are more vulnerable in terms of their survival livelihood compared to men. And, therefore, education to the girl child is critical. This is because it brings in enlightenment and knowledge. Knowledge about being aware of themselves, their bodies, for instance. That to me is the beginning. If … Continue reading Prof. Orach on why educating girls and women should be a priority