Lesson for Success #07: Focused Drive

The competency of focusing on a goal and harnessing your energy in order to meet that goal – a balance between the components of: Focus - The ability to identify an important goal or vision and to channel efforts at specific targets that support that goal or vision.Drive - The ability to persevere, sacrifice (when… Continue reading Lesson for Success #07: Focused Drive

We Are in The Era of Skills

There was a time when all you needed to succeed in Uganda was the ability to read and write English. English is the official language of Uganda. After that came the era of university degrees. In fact, you had the chances of getting a good job with a good salary. Then came the era of… Continue reading We Are in The Era of Skills

COLLECTIVE MARKETING FOR SMALL HOLDER FARMERS A SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS

We sold our sorghum at 700 shillings per kilogram when other farmers in our area sold theirs at only 500 shillings per kilogram. Par Pi Ocan Farmer Field School (FFS) group comprises of 30 farmers (10 men and 20 women) who came together in 2009 to work as a group and to help each other.… Continue reading COLLECTIVE MARKETING FOR SMALL HOLDER FARMERS A SOLUTION FOR IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS

HOW TO HELP OTHERS TO HELP THEMSELVES

CPAR UGANDA’S DIRECT TARGET GROUP: Active young adults, both male (50 percent) and female (50 percent), aged at least 25 years of age and of maximum 45 years of age, who are living in RELATIVE POVERTY. They are young adults who are no longer in formal schooling; are responsible for households/homesteads and have dependants. They… Continue reading HOW TO HELP OTHERS TO HELP THEMSELVES

HOW TO UNMASK POVERTY AND WORK TOWARDS WELLBEING

HOW WE DO IT AT CPAR UGANDA: We are facilitators of conscious-awakening processes. We are mentors of active rural men and women, whom we motivate and encourage into self-reliant agents of positive change. We encourage them to voluntarily and actively participate in stimulating change processes that result in the enlightenment, empowerment and development of their… Continue reading HOW TO UNMASK POVERTY AND WORK TOWARDS WELLBEING