Proposals Uganda from February, 2013

Uganda: Mukenkedde Women’s Forum

  February 26, 2013

Women in Busoga, Uganda’s poorest region, form groups of 30-40 members known as Mukenkedde (beloved friend). They visit one member per fortnight, donating “prizes” including mugs, clothes and some cash to the host. Most resources, though, are spent on feasting and entertainment. The proposed project aims at mobilizing the women to use the scarce resources for development activities, not feasting and entertainment, so as to raise household income.

Uganda: Citizens Voices

  February 26, 2013

Citizens Voices Teaching local residents to record and edit audio recordings on Audacity for a community podcast that can be uploaded online, as well as distributed to local radio stations for a wider reach. As a response to mounting concerns over poor service delivery, low productivity of public investments; escalating corruption in Amuria District, Eastern Ugand; the need for community ‘watch dog’ initiatives to enhance solidarity.

Uganda: Youth Connections for Development

  February 26, 2013

We aim to train over 120 youth and children in computer literacy so that they can be exposed to the outside world as its said the world is ‘a global village’. By training the youth in computer applications we will cover some missing gaps in the education sector. We intend to promote positive cultural practices and good morals for economic development. The greatest population here are computer illiterates and 80% are youth.

Uganda: Telling our Agriculture Success

  February 26, 2013

Maganjo Farmers Association (MAFA) works with rural farming communities in Luwero District. Through this project, MAFA would like the farmers to get an avenue through which to communicate on how they manage to increase farm production and household incomes to reduce on poverty cycle. We will capture the work of these farmers through photography and create an online gallery which we want to act as an inspiration to digital media world.

Uganda: Created Spaces for Gender Budgeting

  February 25, 2013

Gender inequality and imbalance are serious human rights challenges that are exacerbated by lack of gender budgeting in Uganda. This project will seek to address gender budgeting needs through ICT in order to promote transparency, accountability and participation of women, men, boys and girls in decisions that affect their lives. Gender budgeting can lead to gender mainstreaming which is one of the important strategies for reducing inequality

Uganda: Empowering Farmers with ICT to Improve Livlihoods

  February 25, 2013

GCHI proposes to use its established public Library in empowering Farmers in ICT to improve their livelihood by to inviting them to discuss local problems, solutions and train them how to create a group blog to take these conversations to the wider community. This project seeks to facilitate exchange of knowledge among the farmers involved in both the production of cash /food crop.

Uganda: Girl Child Education Advocacy Among Rural Communities.

  February 25, 2013

There are wide gap between boys and girls concerning education due to bad culture that tend to make female sex inferior to their male counter part.80% illiterates among rural communities are female and because of these there are high level of poverty among women. Employment opportunity therefore belong only to men making female sex almost slaves and because of all these problems,we have risen up to advocate and shout to the top of our voices.

Uganda: Empowering Informal Youth Artisans through Media Technologies

  February 24, 2013

The LOG`EL TECHNOLOGY CENTER works to empower community members of Mengo Kisenyi (most of whom are artisans) to develop solutions as well as training them on how to use media technologies to further their endeavours to address the various challenges of Mengo-Kisenyi. The project aspires to; Link informal artisans to media technologies sources, for effective networking, to increase the visibility of their activities, Train informal artisans

Uganda: After the War Poverty Evidence

  February 23, 2013

What need to be proposed here is affect of war in this area of Apala and Abia Sub-counties which resulted into traditional way of indigenous culture of animal keeping which used to support domestic income leading to too much poverty. It is time to produce documents to show to the world for attraction of sympathizers reactions

Uganda: Promoting Peoples Voice in Social Accountability

  February 22, 2013

The Project intends to promote the Voice of non state actors of poor women and Children in Uganda to face their citizen to demand service delivery and report shoddy work to relevant Authorities. Over 2,000,000 people will be targeted using FM Radios, Mobile Phones, Balk sms,Twitter and U tube and IEC Materials. From Five districts, People will be mobilized to ask their leaders about service delivery and be able to share reports on the performance