Yesterday, Monday, 23rd November 2020, Owomugisha texted me through Facebook Messenger. “Because of knowing you I am a happy owner of 70 turkeys, which I would not have bought without your connection. I even have ducks clucking away. Last week I harvested 5 acres of Hibiscus. All this I did during the COVID-19 period. I … Continue reading Optimistically Planning Post COVID-19 Recovery
During our wedding 10 years ago, a mysterious agent gave us a little but very uniquely designed tea pot. It’s the present we keep talking about. The very sight of it made us take more and more tea. Such creativity - the competency of conceiving and selecting innovative strategies and ideas for your organization – … Continue reading Lesson for Success #05: Creativity
There was a time when all you needed to succeed in Uganda was the ability to read and write English. English is the official language of Uganda. After that came the era of university degrees. In fact, you had the chances of getting a good job with a good salary. Then came the era of … Continue reading We Are in The Era of Skills
We, at CPAR Uganda, are in awe of Bency's tenacity and are inspired by her. Utilizing donations given to us, we have thus decided to provide a grant to Bency of the minimum capital that she requires to rebuild and re-establish her business. In addition to the small financial grant we are giving to Bency, we will continue to mentor Bency and to provide her with technical knowledge and linkages as articulated in our mentoring programme, the best as we can during these trying times.
At the peak of the insurgency, in the early 1990s, the Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) were among the key international aid agencies that took on a significant role of providing aid and relief for the affected communities of the region. In order to facilitate its operations in the region, CPAR accessed and acquired land in the region on which it established base camps in Lango and in Acholi.
CPAR Uganda has partnered with Alinga Farms to add value to eboo (cow peas leaves) - vegetable sun drying using the indigenous knowledge of the Lango peoples of Uganda. The CPAR Uganda Finance and Administration Assistant Officer, Mrs. Rose Aceng Okello, has kicked off the project with class. She is the woman who is behind … Continue reading Doing development through innovative partnerships