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Judy Adoko among powerful women behind CPAR Uganda

This year, 2022, one of our founding members, Judy Adoko, was a "Notable Medalist", on Heroes Day. A well deserved recognition for her huge contribution to Uganda as a civil society practitioner. “Judith, your work is very commendable particularly to our Lango people who still own land in the clan as customary land. I am… Continue reading Judy Adoko among powerful women behind CPAR Uganda

Withdraw from 1.33 billion shillings project

CPAR Uganda notifies the general public that it has prematurely ended its partnership with School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA) when it withdrew from being an implementing partner for the project: “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda,” which received a grant award of GBP 298,658 (about 1.33… Continue reading Withdraw from 1.33 billion shillings project

Shame on your hand

Opening this weekend at the National Theatre, "Shame on Your Hand" is a play by Philip Luswata, which he describes as: "Reaching out equally to the men that raise ladies, as well as those who court ladies. It is reaching out as well to the women that go through the experience of being women." Philip… Continue reading Shame on your hand

RDC Implicated in Landgrab in Connivance with UETCL

While she was the Oyam Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Akullu Gillian Omara, colluded with Ogwang Robert Charles (while he was Oyam Deputy Chief Administrative Officer), Ekwaro Robert – Chairman LC III Loro Sub-County and Ogo Denis (while he was Loro Sub-County Chief), henceforth to be referred to as the Loro 4, to grab developed land… Continue reading RDC Implicated in Landgrab in Connivance with UETCL

Belief: “where TB is HIV is” or “where HIV is TB is”

“The two TB patients, the first borne and the second borne, were staying together in the same house, but they contracted TB from different sources. This is because we found out that both of them they were HIV positive and they were brother and sister. No, they did not co-infect each other with TB. Obviously,… Continue reading Belief: “where TB is HIV is” or “where HIV is TB is”

Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life

Until my rights were violated and I needed them so bad, and even though I had heard about their great work and I had hosted their Executive Director on the Radio One Talk Show: "Spectrum Extra", I had never really gone out of my way to familiarize with the work of Women's Probono Initiative (WPI)… Continue reading Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life

Micro loans helping Margie’s vending business grow

"My name is Margie, from Kacilo Village, Sangai Parish, Ochelakur Sub-County. I tried to borrow from many people from whom I hoped to get money from but I failed. I also had a group where we save some little monies, but it was like every member from the group needed money, so the group committee… Continue reading Micro loans helping Margie’s vending business grow

CPAR Uganda bought 6.2 acres from Abila Fred in Alica

CPAR Uganda would like to notify the general public that on 27th March 2007 we entered into agreement with Abila Fred (since deceased) to buy approximately 6.194 acres of land (48 plots, each measuring 35X15M) in Alica Village in Loro-Sub-County in Oyam District. The said land belonged to the descendants of late Nebokadoneza Okuku. This… Continue reading CPAR Uganda bought 6.2 acres from Abila Fred in Alica

Leave job correctly – technically, legally & morally

Dear Innovators under my mentorship, "YOUR NOTICE PERIOD WHEN RESIGNING," is an article that contains great advice for some of you who are conflicted for you are forced to demonstrate that you have resigned. The important lesson to be learned is that a resignation is a negotiated processes between you, the employee and your employer;… Continue reading Leave job correctly – technically, legally & morally

Curing ignorance about TB is a challenge

In 2016, CPAR Uganda had the privilege to conduct qualitative research on the tuberculosis (TB) pandemic in Uganda. As we prepared our data collection tools and made determinations of our research maps - population for our study and the sample of study respondents, our attention was drawn to learning that we had prior taken for… Continue reading Curing ignorance about TB is a challenge