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

CPAR Uganda to Participate in Academic Research on Educated Unemployed Youth

We, at CPAR Uganda, are delighted to announce that the academic research project in whose design we participated in, “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” (Challenging Categories Project), that is led by Dr. Ben Jones of the University of East Anglia, competed successfully and has received a grant award from … Continue reading CPAR Uganda to Participate in Academic Research on Educated Unemployed Youth

Lead Mentor “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators” Programme

Ms. Norah Owaraga is the Lead Mentor for the CPAR Uganda Ltd programme: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty.” The first cohort of 20 young adults begins their journey with CPAR Uganda in January 2020. Since April 2012 to date, Ms. Owaraga is the Managing Director of CPAR Uganda, however, her wealth of professional … Continue reading Lead Mentor “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators” Programme

Young Adults in Mentoring

For enabling us to make a contribution towards the achievement in Uganda of the United Nations “Sustainable Development Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere,” we are grateful and forever indebted to each and every one of our donors who have this far made a contribution in support of our mentoring young adults into innovators programme.

Update: Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators – Selection of First Cohort – Round One

In response to our CPAR Uganda Ltd call for young adults in Uganda to apply to be among the first cohort of our programme “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty”, we received a total of 47 applications. The applications were from 19 women - 40 percent of the applicants; and from 28 men - … Continue reading Update: Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators – Selection of First Cohort – Round One

Professor Fred Opio Ekong Memorial Library Open with 1,000s of Academic Publications & 100s of Novels

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 Prof. Fred Opio Ekong Memorial Library is now open for business. It hosts academic publications in multiple disciplines, including renowned periodicals and peer reviewed academic … Continue reading Professor Fred Opio Ekong Memorial Library Open with 1,000s of Academic Publications & 100s of Novels