Closing Out 2012 and Looking Forward to 2013

BOSCO-Uganda logo with tagline

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 joins new connectivity, entrepreneurial training, smart electrification study

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”

BOSCO-UGANDA Embarks on Community Responsibility and Sustainability Through Dialogue

Investing in communities is paramount to BOSCO – Uganda since it helps to get community perspectives on ICT4D. By engaging communities to discuss strategies they would use to jealously guard the equipment installed by BOSCO – Uganda and sustain the community centres is a strategy BOSCO is using to avoid the mentality of donor dependent and advocate for holistic community development. Continue reading “BOSCO-UGANDA Embarks on Community Responsibility and Sustainability Through Dialogue”

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) visit BOSCOUganda

From Right to Left (Mr. Vijit, Fr. Joseph and Peter) – BOSCO Gulu office

On Wednesday 11th of May 2011 Mr. Vijit Ratnarajah,  Chief Technical Advisor of the ICT program for United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO-Business Information Networking) visited BOSCOUganda on official mission focusing on the approaches BOSCOUganda is using through ICT to  foster development and peacebuilding in Northern Uganda. In the picture above Mr. Vijit chatting with Fr. Joseph the Director of BOSCOUganda and Peter Fruehwirth the Technical Advisor with Horizont3000 Continue reading “United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) visit BOSCOUganda”

Enhancing Communication for Rural Development

In partnership with UNICEF, BOSCO Uganda handed over 2 laptops to Unyama National Teachers College (Unyama NTC) in Gulu District-Northern Uganda on Monday, 27th September 2010. Under the UNICEF Small Scale Fund, BOSCO Uganda is consolidating five existent sites (Unyama NTC, Choope Community Site, Lacor Primary School and Pabbo Comprehensive School) by adding more computers, … Continue reading Enhancing Communication for Rural Development