In this brief blog post we would like to share with you three very brief quotes from three participants who have joined BOSCO Uganda’s Entrepreneurship Club which was formally launched on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Bosco Uganda Entrepreneurship Club aims to bring aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners together to create a community where entrepreneurs … Continue reading IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Inspirational Quotes from 3 Participants of the Entrepreneurship Essentials Course
On Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Bosco members officially launched the Entrepreneurship Club at Bardege ICT center. Bosco’s Entrepreneurship Club, an initiative of the CE3 project kicked off at 3:15pm and ran until around 5:30pm. It was attended by 20+ participants who were mobilized through radio announcements, word-of-mouth marketing around Gulu town, and advertisements posted on … Continue reading Bosco Uganda kicks off Entrepreneurship Club at Bardege ICT Center
BOSCO Uganda in Conjunction with Peace Together Organized a Community Fair that took Place on 31st Sept 2nd Oct 2015. The event aims at bringing youth from the various ICT centres together for experience sharing, online blogging and dialoguing on controversial issues that affect community members. The event featured;- Community Evening Bond fire (Wang-oo); Radio … Continue reading COMMUNITY FAIR EVENT IN PAJULE PADER DISTRICT ON OCTOBER 2ND 2015.
BOSCO Uganda under the CE3 Project will today start a new phase of Computer based Entrepreneurship trainings in the two ICT Centres of Bar-dege and Coo-pee. The training is targeting youths who are able to utilize these skills for sustainable livelihoods. Help BOSCO Uganda reach out to these categories of youths by passing out this … Continue reading BOSCO UGANDA:ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING FOR YOUTHS
Greetings from Lino and Pamela. We are two new staff members who joined the BOSCO Uganda family on 1st August 2015. We have both lived and worked in northern Uganda for many years now. Prior to joining BOSCO Uganda, Pamela worked at Child Fund Uganda, Save the Children, and ACORD. She is a program management … Continue reading GLAD TO JOIN THE BOSCO FAMILY
“Join us” virtually on January 31st to celebrate the 8th anniversary of our work on BOSCO (Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach) in Uganda and forthcoming expansion into South Sudan. Groups are already set to gather locally for dinner in Gulu, Uganda, Washington DC, and South Bend, Indiana. You can join them by simply sharing … Continue reading Join the first annual #BoscoDinner on January 31st!
BOSCO’s CE3 Program Manager Tonny Okwonga recently participated in a workshop highlighting off-grid electrification in Northern Uganda. The workshop, Towards universal energy access: Uganda, organized by the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and World Wide Fund for Nature-Uganda Country Office (WWF UCO) was held on July 22nd 2014. The workshop was aimed at highlighting the progress … Continue reading BOSCO participates in Rural Electrification Workshop
By: Maureen Connelly Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an organization that creates sustainable engineering solutions for communities in need across the globe. My EWB story begins in the Gulu District of Northern Uganda. As a member of the Notre Dame chapter of EWB for 3 years, I have become very passionate about their mission, and … Continue reading “Engineers Without Borders”
He’s installed, repaired, or maintained 339 communications towers worldwide, has a patent for a certain type of cellular tower structure and, already this year, he’s logged over 80,000 miles of international flights. Jim Hulse and his wife Connie have endured extreme temperatures, tropical diseases, and even para-military kidnappings in their career as missionaries; a career … Continue reading Towers for northern Uganda: BOSCO-Uganda Aims to Expand ICT Infrastructure
By Sarah Lovejoy Usually, “we’ve come so far” is just a passing phrase, implying change or growth but not necessarily distance. In reflecting on my past few weeks, however, I discover much of both. I’ve flown 14,603 miles from the US to Uganda, driven from Kampala to Gulu, and traveled to the local districts of … Continue reading Three Lessons on Life in Gulu