BOSCO-Uganda’s Executive Director Fr. Joseph Okumu is busy preparing for an important visit to the United States. He’ll be visiting the University of Notre Dame the Week of September 9th for the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Center “Peace is Always Possible: Reflections from Proven Peacemakers” conference (full schedule here), sponsored by the Kroc Institute … Continue reading Fr. Joseph Okumu of BOSCO-Uganda and Archbishop John the Baptist Odama to visit the University of Notre Dame
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
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”
Uganda Martyrs Day-2010 On Thursday, 3rd June 2010, Christians around the world converged at the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrines in Namugongo, Kampala-Uganda to commemorate the death of 22 Ugandan Martyrs who were killed for their faith in Jesus Christ on the orders of Mwanga II the former King of Buganda Kingdom. Every year, 3rd June is … Continue reading HISTORY-UGANDA MARTYRS JUNE 2010 CELEBRATIONS
The LRA seems to be active in the Congo, and waiting to play a role in Southern Sudan destabilization. See the article The deadly cult of Joseph Kony While the world watches one conflict in Congo, another is raging – inspired by a sadistic rebel leader with a taste for black magic. Daniel Howden reports … Continue reading News of Nov ’08 LRA activity
One of the greatest tragedies of the war in northern Uganda over the past twenty years is the devastation it has inflicted on the civilian population and especially on the youth. Throughout most of the conflict, the LRA rebels employed a strategy which terrorized those living in Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps by abducting youth—both … Continue reading The youth search for peace
Here’s an article I wrote for ICT Update magazine, which specializes in agricultural uses of Internet communications technologies. The hope is to get the word out as widely as possible about our project!…TedThe war in northern Uganda has driven thousands of people from their homes to live in camps. Now, after a lot of trial … Continue reading Window to the world