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  • Policy advocacy on sexual & gender-based violence

    Policy advocacy on sexual & gender-based violence

    Funding available, with overall supervision from our CPAR Uganda Board Chair, Prof. Dr. Christopher Garimoi Orach (PhD, MPH, MMed, DPH, MB ChB; Cert. in Refugee Studies, Cert. in Health Emergencies in Large Pops), our CPAR Uganda Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga (MScDevMgmt(Open); DipDevMgmt(Open); BA Communication Studies), a cultural anthropologist and communication expert, will take the […]

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  • Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

    Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

    Funding available, during a one-year period, CPAR Uganda will identify, train and mentor 14 young people (13 women and 1 man) to become innovators who are able to produce community theatre interventions (drama, poetic recitals, dance, storytelling, music, puppetry, fine art, etc.) and audio-visual content (radio, television, community film, social media and ICT generally) on […]

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  • Mentoring success – young people develop projects

    Mentoring success – young people develop 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 […]

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  • Grassroots Project – women access to finance

    Grassroots Project – women access to finance

    500 WOMEN OF OCHELAKUR SUB-COUNTY ACCESS FINANCE project is the first in a series of projects under our RURAL DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION PROGRAMME that we officially launched this month. WE ARE TARGETING TO RAISE 10 M (TEN MILLION SHILLINGS) as seed money for establishing and growing a loan scheme fund through which 500 women will access […]

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  • Grassroots project – welding apprenticeships

    Grassroots project – welding apprenticeships

    Our Rural Development Innovation Programme has officially launched this month! Please support our work by making a donation in support of “WELDING APPRENTICESHIPS FOR 25 YOUTH IN PADER.” WE ARE TARGETING TO RAISE 10 M (TEN MILLION SHILLINGS) to enable us equip our Pader Artisanal Centre with the necessary machines and equipment so that Rural […]

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  • Our reading room is open

    Our reading room is open

    “Do you have a test or an exam coming up? Are you looking for where to read? Is home too noisy and inconveniencing? Are you within Lira? Visit the CPAR Uganda Reading Room within its Learning Centre on Plot 5 Makerere Road, Lira City, for the best convenient place to read. It’s spacious, quiet and […]

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  • Good reason social media shouldn’t be restricted

    Good reason social media shouldn’t be restricted

    “What interests me the most is what we can do with social and digital media. The ability to promote research directly to the public, and hear their feedback, while connecting academics and their wider audiences is an unparalleled opportunity for universities. I might not be able to persuade every academic I work with to join […]

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  • On a mission to promote culture of reading

    On a mission to promote culture of reading

    We started off with very high expectations of establishing a library in honour of our founder vice chairpersons, the late Professor Fred Opio Ekong. We rummaged through our stores and found loads of publications from our time as the Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (1992-2008); we solicited donations of publications; bought some books; and […]

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  • Reading Room open with loads of books

    Reading Room open with loads of books

    Lira, 5th November 2019 – Located within our CPAR Uganda Lira Learning Centre on Plot 5 Makerere Road in Lira Municipality, right opposite the Lira District Local Government Offices, our Reading Room is now open for business. It hosts academic publications in multiple disciplines, including renowned periodicals and peer reviewed academic journals such as: The […]

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  • Call for applications – mentoring young people

    Call for applications – mentoring young people

    Lira, 31st October 2019 – We, at CPAR Uganda, have set the dates for receiving our first cohort of 25 young adults for their first mentoring session with us. From 6th January to 1st February 2020 our first cohort will be in training, going through the first module of our programme: “Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda.”  The sessions […]

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