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
Arch Bishop John Baptist Odama makes an Award Acceptance Speech at the “Breaking Borders Award” Ceremony at Santiago. The speech also highlights success stories of beneficiaries like Jokondino Okema. Continue reading Archbishop Acceptance Speech-“Breaking Borders Award”
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. … Continue reading BOSCO Uganda wins Prestigious Breaking Borders Award
Alfred hard at work simulating an antenna set-up outside Pabo for a mini-doc on BOSCO’s work. Christopher setting up for a Google Maps/Wikispace training at the Pagak Peace and Information Centre. Continue reading in pabo.
More photos from the Pagak Peace and Information Centre here. Continue reading More images from pagak.
Students studying at the Pagak Peace and Information Centre. Continue reading pagak peace and information centre
Jokondino Okema of Pagak, working with students from Lacor, has begun to implement the water source mapping project. Each of the points on the map contains the results of a proof-of-concept water quality test, and a hyperlink to images and additional information about the water source. Students and teachers use GPS units to obtain longitude … Continue reading Progress in mapping water sources
It looks like I have some very big shoes to fill. The Bye Bye Bailey post made me realize how much Kevin has contributed over the years and become a part of the family. I hope I can offer a smalll slice of what he has! I will join the BOSCO team in mid-March. With … Continue reading New Beginnings
BYE- BYE BAILEY The time now is 1.15am .I have been on my bed, for the last 3hrs and there is no sign of sleep in my eyes. My only companion is my thoughts of your absence in the team and what the first day in office without you meant, so I chose to write … Continue reading BYE BYE BAILEY
Hi, all. I'm Tom Loughran, a science educator from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, USA. I've been involved in the BOSCO project for the past four years, but haven't yet been to Northern Uganda. I'm heading to Gulu shortly, and want to be able to post updates from that trip. So … Continue reading Blog posting by email