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
Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach (BOSCO) Uganda wins prestigious BREAKING BORDERS AWARD in recognition of its excellent work in technology and the promotion of free online expression.
Santiago, Chile — May 6-7 2010 — BOSCO Uganda has been awarded a Breaking Borders prize created by Google and Global Voices and supported by Thomson Reuters. This prestigious award, valued at $10,000, recognizes BOSCO’s excellent work in the promotion of online free expression in the technology category.