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
Dear all, In reference to the attached circular Letter – Identification of Community Sites for ICT Installations, this serves to invite submission of lists of Community Youth Groups also indicating the group‘s focal point person(s), contact (working numbers and emails etc), Sub County and District. The groups that are expected to be existing and functional … Continue reading Seeking Partner Community Groups : New ICT installations – Dateline Tuesday, 14th May 2013
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”
Rural Youth are challenged to confront challenges and opportunities that come their way through exploiting new information and communication technologies. Alfred Kilama-Technician at BOSCO Uganda Installing internet and other wireless related equipment in the Library at St. Mary’s College Lacor in Amuru District Under the BOSCO Uganda-UNICEF Partnership, BOSCO Uganda is strengthening sites in rural … Continue reading ICT4D to “Break the Silence”
31st June 2010 to 3rd July 2010 at Brisk Hotel (Former Hotel Triangle) in Jinja-Uganda was an Annual General Assembly for HORIZONT3000 that drew close to 100 partners from Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Sudan. Activities that also entailed sharing of experience included presentations from: HORIZONT3000 East Africa Regional Office ( Kampala-Uganda), HORIZONT3000 Head Office in … Continue reading BOSCOUganda at HORIZONT3000 2010 AGM
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
As partners of Voices of Africa, who recently won the World Bank Innovation Fair challenge, we will be heading to South Africa (albeit virtually) to mingle with other ICT/ICT4D experts! Continue reading BOSCO heading to World Bank Innovation Fair!
BOSCO hosted staff from Unicef Madagascar today who were on a visit to assess rural connectivity solutions that are being implemented in Uganda in hopes of replicating these solutions back in Madagascar. BOSCO connects schools, community centers, health clinics, and CBO/NGO outstations in rural areas to a network of high speed Internet that is transmitted … Continue reading Unicef Madagascar visits BOSCO to learn how to replicate our success in rural connectivity