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Tag: Mentoring

  • Leave job correctly – technically, legally & morally

    Leave job correctly – technically, legally & morally

    Dear Innovators under my mentorship, “YOUR NOTICE PERIOD WHEN RESIGNING,” is an article that contains great advice for some of you who are conflicted for you are forced to demonstrate that you have resigned. The important lesson to be learned is that a resignation is a negotiated processes between you, the employee and your employer; […]

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  • Training exercise – are educated people idle?

    Training exercise – are educated people idle?

    In village settings, those who have attained a certain level of education are always seen as being organized in the way that they participate in doing most of community activities. And they can voluntarily take lead or else they are appointed in taking lead. For example, they are always given a role to be secretaries […]

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  • Training exercise – lazy ‘money-minded’ youth

    Training exercise – lazy ‘money-minded’ youth

    Some youth these days are living a disorderly and an idle way. In a way that some youth don’t want to do work that takes long for them to earn money. For example, they only know “hand to month,” but digging or doing other economic activities are hard. You find someone selling land to buy […]

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  • Training exercise – does education widen thinking?

    Training exercise – does education widen thinking?

    If I look back at some of our parents and grandparents who never went through formal education yet they were smart with organized minds. If our grandparents, for example, didn’t have an organised mind, we wouldn’t be where we are now. But they were organized in the way they brought up our mums and dads. […]

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  • Norah Owaraga lecture on youth in political processes

    Norah Owaraga lecture on youth in political processes

    On invitation from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), as part of the activities for their SPACE Project Accountability Week, in Gulu District, on the morning of 7th February 2022, our Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga, delivered a “University lecture on the importance of youth participation in political processes.” Our media team was on sight and video […]

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  • Are internships in Uganda becoming meaningless?

    Are internships in Uganda becoming meaningless?

    “I didn’t get to do the practical part even during internship. I thought maybe finally there was going to be practical, but sincerely our work as interns there was to sit and observe what would take place in a court room, without any participation. And maybe sending us around offices and arranging files. It looked […]

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  • Young people get lost after university

    Young people get lost after university

    “It’s a reality we have to deal with. Many young people get lost when they leave university, because they enter in another world. We will continue to engage universities but we should also do something to mentor those out to give them directions. I appreciate the “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators Against Poverty” project by […]

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  • Theoretical knowledge at university is not enough

    Theoretical knowledge at university is not enough

    “I studied Bachelors in Demography and Reproductive Health. With the Reproductive Health part of it, I have practical things I am required to do. Well, while at the University, I did not do any practical thing my entire years at the University. And when I joined an organization for my Industrial training, it was “hell”. […]

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  • University graduates who are boda boda transporters

    University graduates who are boda boda transporters

    Well, I know many graduates float without work (they are not in formal employment). I am a person who uses boda boda (motorcycle or bicycle taxi) cyclist for my transport and I always chat with many of them. One of them told me that: “You see, I did a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at […]

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