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Cash flows Necessary for Income Generation

From Thursday, 21st January to Saturday, 23rd January 2021, eleven young adults participated in our training session on cash flows for income generation; a sub-session of Module 4: Initiating and Sustaining Innovations for Positive Change in Rural Uganda of our project: Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty. We learnt and practiced how to develop … Continue reading Cash flows Necessary for Income Generation

Education should be about teaching life skills

In January 2020, before COVID-19 hit Uganda and forced us into a lockdown, CPAR Uganda had the opportunity to launch our project: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty” for which we are online fundraising in partnership with the GlobalGiving Foundation. As lead mentor, it is exciting that knowledge that I prior acquired in the … Continue reading Education should be about teaching life skills

GlobalGiving has approved CPAR Uganda Ltd’s due diligence renewal 2020

Yesterday, 28th September 2020, the GlobalGiving Team notified us thus: "We have approved CPAR Uganda Ltd's due diligence renewal. CPAR Uganda Ltd can continue to fundraise on the GlobalGiving platform, receive a GlobalGiving and/or participate in a funding partner giving program."The GlobalGiving Team To learn more about our work which is being supported through fundraising … Continue reading GlobalGiving has approved CPAR Uganda Ltd’s due diligence renewal 2020

Value of Mutuba Trees

Backcloth is a major value which is derived from Mutuba trees alongside other values, including not limited to the following: Backcloth Making @ photo credit Fred Mutebi Shade for domestic animals; and for crops, such as coffee and banana plants.Fodder for domestic animals, for example goats and cows.Wind breakers, especially so for banana plantations.FodderLightening arrestorManure … Continue reading Value of Mutuba Trees

Uganda National Household Survey 2019/2020 Summary Report

UBOS released the 2019/20 National Household Survey report. In summary, this is Uganda today: Total population = 41 millionAverage family size = 4.6 persons (largest in Teso 5.9 persons and smallest in Kampala 3.4 persons)Population below 18 years = 54 percentUrban population = 27 percentNet primary school enrollment = 91 percentNet secondary school enrollment = … Continue reading Uganda National Household Survey 2019/2020 Summary Report

Photos which speak to the values of CPAR Uganda

One of the major benefits that we are getting from our partnership with GlobalGiving is the opportunity to access great knowledge resources that challenge and inspire us to do better. This morning, for example, via email, I received GlobalGiving's recommended "The Best of Learn:2021"; and among them an article: "16 Practical Photography Tips for Ethical … Continue reading Photos which speak to the values of CPAR Uganda

Dr. Ben Jones on the need for a new vocabulary to describe Ugandan youth

There is a particular way in which people talk about young people in Uganda. There is a way they talk about people who don’t have work; and who might not have a salaried job. There is a very standard way, I think, in which often policy-makers, government officials, but also people in civil society, the … Continue reading Dr. Ben Jones on the need for a new vocabulary to describe Ugandan youth

How Ugandan youth creatively use their education – lessons from Gumkit Ann Parlaker

After My Senior Six vacation in 2018, I was admitted to study clinical medicine at Gulu School of Clinical Officers and the excitement was much. Unfortunately, it did not happen as per my expectations. So, that year, I never went back to school, life wasn’t easy. My ambition was to get a job. In my … Continue reading How Ugandan youth creatively use their education – lessons from Gumkit Ann Parlaker