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Qualitative investigation & 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… Continue reading Qualitative investigation & policy advocacy 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… Continue reading Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

Sexual & gender-based violence in greater northern Uganda

“When her husband died, my great grandma was pushed off family land and she lost all her cattle when she refused to marry her brother-in-law. Her father welcomed her back to his home and gave her a small piece of land and one cow to start the process of raising her boys.” Testimony recently shared… Continue reading Sexual & gender-based violence in greater northern Uganda

Fight against sexual and gender-based violence

“When her husband died, my great grandma was pushed off family land and she lost all her cattle when she refused to marry her brother-in-law. Her father welcomed her back to his home and gave her a small piece of land and one cow to start the process of raising her boys.” Testimony recently shared… Continue reading Fight against sexual and gender-based violence

CPAR’s huge contribution to Uganda’s Health Sector

It was nice to see a Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) branded stretcher published in the New Vision as part of #UgandaAt60 commemoration messages. CPAR has indeed contributed a lot to the Uganda health sector. Case in point, in addition, for example, from 1992 - 2008 CPAR constructed and equipped 11 health centres… Continue reading CPAR’s huge contribution to Uganda’s Health Sector

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