The Community Fair funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation and DKA-Austria through HORIZONT3000 and organized by the youth of Alero ICT Youth Centre in Nwoya District-Northern Uganda in partnership with Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach-Uganda (BOSCO-Uganda) attracted 300-500 community members from within Alero Sub County of Nwoya District; and over 80 participating young … Continue reading Youth organise a Community Fair in partnership with BOSCO-Uganda
By Sarah Lovejoy I heard a familiar voice coming from the radio in a small roadside shop where I’d stopped to buy some airtime. It was US President Barack Obama. More exciting than hearing his voice, however, was the knowledge that we were standing on the same continent. I paused to listen, and the shop-owner … Continue reading “Power Africa” initiative could help continent surge forward
BOSCO-Uganda would like to wish all our partners and users in Uganda and around the world a Happy New Year!
2012 was another successful year for BOSCO-Uganda as plans were made for future expansion into new areas in northern Uganda and key partnerships were secured that will help us bring innovative ICT solutions and entrepreneurial training to new and existing locations across northern Uganda. Continue reading “Closing Out 2012 and Looking Forward to 2013”
BOSCO-Uganda is proud to announce an exciting and innovative new partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s Initiative for Global Development, the 31 Lengths Campaign, and Educate! to bring solar powered micro grids, Internet connectivity, and entrepreneurial training to a number of sites in northern Uganda. Accenture and the Accenture foundations have funded the initial pilot portion of the grant for $550,o00 over two years. Continue reading “BOSCO joins new connectivity, entrepreneurial training, smart electrification study”
On behalf of the people of Northern Uganda His Grace Archbishop John Baptist Odama, was pleased to accept the Breaking Borders Award for BOSCO. He noted that Northern Uganda is recovering from the over 22 years of war and relentless cultural scouring. Children have grown up almost without hope, seemingly without a future, confronted with the threat of enlistment into child soldiery or sexual slavery, and with the certainty of growing up without the minimal conditions necessary for inheriting the richness of their culture and promise of their land. Continue reading “BOSCO-UGANDA Shares Breaking Borders Award in Technology with Communities”
Twelves students of the International School of Training came to stay the week end of Thursday Feb 17 to Monday Feb 21, 2011 at the St Joseph’s Catechists Training Centre CTC of the Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu in northern Uganda. The students came over to the CTC with the Rev Fr Dr Bill Komakech who … Continue reading The School of International Training (SIT) students at the CTC, Gulu
BOSCO Uganda participates in the on-line discussions (my.speakafrica.org and Connecting Classrooms) prior to the African Youth Forum and African Union Summit. Every year, Heads of State and Government. from 56 African countries meet to take stock of their commitments on various pertinent issues in a meeting called the African Union Summit. This year, they are … Continue reading BOSCO Uganda at AU summit
BOSCO Uganda is preparing to expand its activities to the bigger and broader Northern Uganda. Technicians at BOSCO are working tirelessly through research of new technologies and site surveys among other to ensure that the expansion of the network is a success. Testing of long distance wireless links is being done from roof tops, water … Continue reading Preparations for Expansion.
Friends and well-wishers of BOSCO Uganda, find the simplest way of making an impact in the literacy of a child in a post-war Northern Uganda by only voting. The Better World Books has funded the Reader’s Choice Grant to benefit meaningful literacy projects around the world. You, the readers of the world, pick BOSCO Uganda … Continue reading Vote BOSCO Uganda
The mandate of BOSCO Uganda is to achieve Rural Literacy through Innovative Web 2.0 ICT use in the Post conflict Northern Uganda. Basing of the level of illiteracy, the accessibility of the internet facilities to the rural communities is the solution and rapid to the information sourcing and sharing, hence an improve in the literacy … Continue reading BOSCO among first round winner in Africa Rural Connect contest