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  • Sarah Amongin joined mentoring programme

    Sarah Amongin joined mentoring programme

    We are delighted to formally welcome Sarah Amongin onto our project: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty.” She effectively begun her journey with us in March 2021 when she was selected to be among the team of young innovators that are functioning as research assistants for the study that Dr. Ben Jones is carrying out in […]

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  • Photos which speak to the values of CPAR Uganda

    Photos which speak to the values of CPAR Uganda

    One of the major benefits that we are getting from our partnership with GlobalGiving is the opportunity to access great knowledge resources that challenge and inspire us to do better. This morning, for example, via email, I received GlobalGiving’s recommended “The Best of Learn:2021”; and among them an article: “16 Practical Photography Tips for Ethical […]

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  • Dr. Ben Jones on the need for a new vocabulary to describe Ugandan youth

    Dr. Ben Jones on the need for a new vocabulary to describe Ugandan youth

    There is a particular way in which people talk about young people in Uganda. There is a way they talk about people who don’t have work; and who might not have a salaried job. There is a very standard way, I think, in which often policy-makers, government officials, but also people in civil society, the […]

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  • Dr. Ocen on Study I: Cohort of educated young women and the gendered politics of courts

    Dr. Ocen on Study I: Cohort of educated young women and the gendered politics of courts

    Education is supposed to produce a certain level of agency.  It is supposed to help you innovate, to transform situations and to be relevant. We, the research team, want to know whether we have educated unemployed youth in rural Lango. We see people going to school, people graduating from school. We want to explore how […]

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  • Akullo Betty’s gender lens on Ugandan’s concept of work

    Akullo Betty’s gender lens on Ugandan’s concept of work

    When I worked in a law firm, I realized that that was not my calling, because I am person who likes to support people in need. But when a person comes to a law firm, most times it is about how much money do you have for this work. And most women who would come, […]

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  • Akullo Betty on the church and gender issues induced unemployment

    Akullo Betty on the church and gender issues induced unemployment

    Our chief guest (Mr. Alex B. Okello, Permanent Secretary of the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity, Office of the President and Member of the CPAR Uganda Board of Directors), I remember when he used to work with the Uganda Human Rights Commission, they interviewed me, and I lost the job. Why did I lose the […]

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  • Omonya advocates the self-help think of let us do this ourselves

    Omonya advocates the self-help think of let us do this ourselves

    At school the expectation of the young people is much – I am getting out, I get a good job, I will get a good car, you know, I will have a lot of money. But from the first day, after graduation, when there is no job, the expectations begin to wane. They become frustrated […]

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  • Lira University honored to associate with Challenging Categories Project

    Lira University honored to associate with Challenging Categories Project

    As Lira University and in particular, the Faculty of Education of Lira University, we are very deeply honoured and gratified to have this project, “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” associated with us. We want to say, whatever role this project needs from the Lira University Faculty of Education, we […]

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  • When successful be approachable to youth, encourages Prof. Orach

    When successful be approachable to youth, encourages Prof. Orach

    Young people having access to inspiring people tends to be a matter of chance. That’s the tragedy we have. The young people may be even shy to reach out to the people they think are up there or who they may think are not even approachable. We should be able to grow, I want to […]

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  • Resident City Commissioner for Lira City appreciates Challenging Categories Project

    Resident City Commissioner for Lira City appreciates Challenging Categories Project

    I see we have distinguished ladies and gentlemen. You will allow me to respect the protocol as we are. Good afternoon. I am delighted to be part of this programme. I was informed about this programme this morning and I prayed to God that I should have the opportunity to be part of it. I […]

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