My problem was not only saving but also how to spend, tips Acio Sharon

“I realized that my problem was not only saving but also how to spend it too. I would just throw money without accountability but from the mentorship program I stopped doing misdirected priorities.”Acio Sharon Enon, CPAR Uganda Innovator This tip on the culture of savings that was given by our CPAR Uganda Innovators – young… Continue reading My problem was not only saving but also how to spend, tips Acio Sharon

Innovators share tips on how and why you should adopt a culture of saving

“How I wished I got the knowledge before completing school, am sure savings from my pocket money would have done something for me at the moment. I wasted money. But, as they say: better late than never,” wrote Mercy Acen after participating in the training for our first module, “Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda” of… Continue reading Innovators share tips on how and why you should adopt a culture of saving

Living within your means is the way to go

The 24 days training, Module 1: Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda of CPAR Uganda’s project: Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty, was indeed a great one. Other than making new friends, me personally I gained a lot of knowledge. First on the balanced diet aspect, I was able to realize that my small family… Continue reading Living within your means is the way to go

Learnt to save, will not waste money again

Am so grateful for the training we were given – Module I: Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda of CPAR Uganda’s project, "Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty.” If there is something I really lacked then it was a saving culture. How I wished I got the knowledge before completing school, am sure savings from… Continue reading Learnt to save, will not waste money again

Livelihoods devasted by COVID-19 pandemic

 I am honored to be part of the young adult innovators benefitting from CPAR Uganda’s mentoring program. Photo credit @ Norah Owaraga The Savings culture that we learnt during the training bore fruits when we started a savings group, the “Innovators Savings Group”, but due to the lock down (COVID-19 induced locked instituted in March… Continue reading Livelihoods devasted by COVID-19 pandemic

Generate savings by minimizing expenses

I really appreciate the training that I and my colleagues had in January 2020 (Module I – Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda of CPAR Uganda’s Project: Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty). I have tried my best to minimize my expenditure to give me chance to save, but also having a happy life amidst… Continue reading Generate savings by minimizing expenses