Beneficiary Testimony – “I feel blessed to be part of this life changing journey”

“I would love to be someone and do something for my community,” this was my dream, but I did not know exactly what it was I should be or do. CPAR Uganda Ltd has done it for me by helping me achieve that dream of being an inspiration to members of my community. Gumkit Ann … Continue reading Beneficiary Testimony – “I feel blessed to be part of this life changing journey”

Beneficiary Testimony – “I Feel I am doing what is of great value”

I am really humbled to be part of the young adults being mentored by CPAR Uganda Ltd, under our “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty” project.  My appreciation goes to the Managing Director and her team who came to visit me at my shoes business at Amugu Trading Center. It made me feel like … Continue reading Beneficiary Testimony – “I Feel I am doing what is of great value”

Challenging categories: educated unemployed youth as institutional innovators in rural Uganda

In rural Uganda there is a generation of young women and men who are the first in their family to go to school. Most do not have jobs. Oluka Robert at his home in Ocelekur Village in Kalaki District. He holds a Bachelor of Development Studies degree from Ndejje University. Since joining our mentoring programme … Continue reading Challenging categories: educated unemployed youth as institutional innovators in rural Uganda

CPAR Uganda to Partner with Mr. Philip Luswata to Mentor Young Innovators

Last week, 22nd to 26th February 2021, I had the privilege to visit with seven disadvantaged young adults, unemployed university graduates in Lira and Kalaki Districts in Northern Uganda, beneficiaries of CPAR Uganda’s “Mentoring young adults into innovators against poverty” project, for which we are doing online fundraising in partnership with GlobalGiving. As the lead … Continue reading CPAR Uganda to Partner with Mr. Philip Luswata to Mentor Young Innovators

Oluka Robert’s COVID-19 inspired innovation is to be the Money Lender for the active poor

My "Robert’s Money Lending Business" started in my village, Ocelakur in Kalaki District, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which hit the world, including my motorbike spare parts selling business in Lira City. Due to the lock down which was put in place by the Government, boda-boda (motorbike) riders, who were my esteemed customers, … Continue reading Oluka Robert’s COVID-19 inspired innovation is to be the Money Lender for the active poor

Youth in IT Business as COVID-19 Pandemic Rages

Opolo James, one of the young adults who is participating in our “Mentoring young adults into innovators against poverty” project, recently had interesting stories to share of how, out of the blue, his expertise as an IT Consultant became sought after because of how the COID-19 pandemic has restructured our work and socialization spaces. Adults … Continue reading Youth in IT Business as COVID-19 Pandemic Rages