Financial Literacy is key for ending poverty

After completing module one of understanding poverty in rural Uganda with CPAR Uganda, I was able to practically apply the skills that I attained (tracking daily expense at home ), which I taught my younger sister as well. “WE SPENT A LOT OF MONEY UNNECESSARILY,” was her comment after several weeks of implementation. With that, … Continue reading Financial Literacy is key for ending poverty

COLLECTIVE MARKETING FOR SMALL HOLDER FARMERS A SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS

We sold our sorghum at 700 shillings per kilogram when other farmers in our area sold theirs at only 500 shillings per kilogram. Par Pi Ocan Farmer Field School (FFS) group comprises of 30 farmers (10 men and 20 women) who came together in 2009 to work as a group and to help each other. … Continue reading COLLECTIVE MARKETING FOR SMALL HOLDER FARMERS A SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS

INCOME GENERATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF HELPING UGANDANS LIVING IN POVERTY

CPAR Uganda Ltd owns four Base Camps – land and buildings in Gulu – Plot 30 Gulu Avenue in Gulu Municipality, Pader – in Pader Town Council, Loro in Oyam – Plot 26 Apac Road in Loro Sub-County and Lira – Plot 5 Makerere Road in Lira Municipality. These properties are in prime locations and … Continue reading INCOME GENERATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF HELPING UGANDANS LIVING IN POVERTY