2 new development projects

Two young adults, beneficiaries of our mentoring programme, have trully come of age as innovators against poverty for their respective rural communities. With guidance from our lead mentor, our two budding innovators, did participatory action research and consultations within their respective communities and on that basis authored a project proposal each. The first one, "500 women of… Continue reading 2 new development projects

A grassroots communique on effective mentoring

"I am really happy that Dr. Ben Jones has reprogrammed my mindset and has made research more relaxed and very interesting," shared Innovator Jimmy Ezra Okello. Innovator Jimmy Ezra Okello and Innovator Robert Oluka relaxing in Ngora. Further insight into how and why Dr. Jones has succeeded in positively impacting our lives was provided by Innovator… Continue reading A grassroots communique on effective mentoring

Video – MD’s Weekly Episode 1

“As the Managing Director of CPAR Uganda, I am delighted to share with you that our innovative, cutting age, research and advocacy project is off the ground. We have been in the field for about four months now collecting data on the whole idea of challenging categories – educated unemployed youth as institutional innovators in… Continue reading Video – MD’s Weekly Episode 1

The gift that keeps on giving from Dr. Paul David Hargrave (RIP)

We, at CPAR Uganda Ltd, would like to re-connect with the family and the descendants of the late Dr. Paul David Hargrave (1952-1998). We want to share with them how the gift that Dr. Hargrave gave us, keeps on giving. Our Lira Learning Centre, constructed at least a decade ago, while CPAR Uganda was a… Continue reading The gift that keeps on giving from Dr. Paul David Hargrave (RIP)

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’s gender lens on Ugandan’s concept of work

When I worked in a law firm, I realized that that was not my calling, because I am person who likes to support people in need. But when a person comes to a law firm, most times it is about how much money do you have for this work. And most women who would come,… Continue reading Akullo Betty’s gender lens on Ugandan’s concept of work

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

Omonya advocates the self-help think of let us do this ourselves

At school the expectation of the young people is much - I am getting out, I get a good job, I will get a good car, you know, I will have a lot of money. But from the first day, after graduation, when there is no job, the expectations begin to wane. They become frustrated… Continue reading Omonya advocates the self-help think of let us do this ourselves

Resident City Commissioner for Lira City appreciates Challenging Categories Project

I see we have distinguished ladies and gentlemen. You will allow me to respect the protocol as we are. Good afternoon. I am delighted to be part of this programme. I was informed about this programme this morning and I prayed to God that I should have the opportunity to be part of it. I… Continue reading Resident City Commissioner for Lira City appreciates Challenging Categories Project