Last year, 2020, we, at CPAR Uganda, were highly optimistic that it would be the year in which we revive and re-grow our organisation, while implementing projects that have direct positive impact on the wellbeing of our constituency – active disadvantaged communities in our geography of operation, the Greater Northern Uganda and Uganda, generally. And … Continue reading May we conquer COVID-19 & Resume Normalcy
Case in point, there have been thousands of targeted poverty eradication initiatives for and in Greater Northern Uganda by the Government of Uganda and other actors; initiatives of which some most likely were carried out under the auspices of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and currently the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In spite of those … Continue reading Will SDGs succeed where MDGs did not?
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
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
The first goal that formed the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger from the world and within a 15-year period that ended in 2015. Specifically, the target was to reduce by 50 percent the percentage of people living on less than US$ 1.25 a day. Sadly, this … Continue reading The poverty of poverty lines