“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
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
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
Mr. Johson Stanley Okullo Engole recollects and shared how he remembers the entry of the Uganda Country Programme of Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR Uganda) in to Lango. He did so during a Loro Sub-County Elders Forum that was hosted by CPAR Uganda Ltd at its Loro Base Camp on Tuesday, 15th August… Continue reading History – CPAR Uganda Enters Lango
There are opportunities that these new cities may create, but at the same time, we have to be alive to the reality that some fraudulent people can manipulate the community for selfish gains. Protect your land. You don't need to sell it in order to get money to buy land and settle elsewhere as some people are doing. You don't need to convert it to another tenure. You can safely own your customary land in a city, because the tenure is recognised under the law. What is only regulated is the land use.
"The land that I owned and which UNRA needs for widening of the road is under customary tenure. I bought my land in 2010 from a female owner, now since deceased. In order for the sale to me to be executed and legitimised, a meeting was called between representatives of the clan of the seller… Continue reading The Woman Landowner