Optimistically Planning Post COVID-19 Recovery

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

Bency’s Attitude for Surviving COVID-19

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.

Transforming Cost Centres – Base Camps into Income Generating Learning Centres

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.

Doing development through innovative partnerships

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