On Wednesday, 6th April 2011 a group of Japanese young people and adults led by Prof Nagayo Sawa of the University of Tokyo (Department of Arts and Sciences; Human Security Programme/ Anthropology) visited BOSCO Uganda in Gulu, Northern Uganda. The visiting team on study tour had interest in learning more about the BOSCO Uganda program Continue reading “A Japanese Team visits BOSCO Uganda”
BOSCO Uganda is implementing an “ICT for Education and Research Centre” Project in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality in Northern Uganda.
Currently, with the mission to provide innovative Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions using a collaborative and Internet approach to foster socio-economic development and peace building in rural communities in Northern Uganda. Continue reading “BOSCO Uganda “ICT for Education & Research Centre””
A Digital Drum , also known as “the rugged computer kiosk” was on Tuesday, 22nd March 2011 deployed in one of the BOSCO Uganda ICT sites “ICT for Education and Research Centre” in Bardege Division, Gulu Municipality, Northern Uganda with support from UNICEF. The machine made out of rugged drums is accompanied by a solar … Continue reading Digital Drum at BOSCO Uganda
Children are the greatest asset of the nation. For public-private partnerships to live up to their potential of bringing many benefits to the education sector, they must be well designed. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EDUCATION/Resources/278200-1099079877269/547664-1099079934475/547667-1135281523948/2065243-1239111225278/Role_PPP_Edu_Ch4.pdf Research reveals that the environment can enhance or diminish a student’s ability to learn. Environment is in this case is defined as a … Continue reading Doing exams without desks and chairs? What does the future hold for these children?
Children involvement in BOSCO Uganda Programme If we hope to solve the world’s major problems — achieving world peace, healthy lives, economic development, and global sustainability — we must provide richer learning opportunities for the world’s children. An educated and creative population is, without a doubt, the best path to global health, wealth, and peace. … Continue reading Children are the future
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
BOSCO Uganda volunteers are participating in the Speak Africa online discussions. Many youth from the various BOSCO sites are contributing to numerous discussion topics in relation to Maternal and Child Health e.g. HIV/AIDS, Malaria, pregnancy, Immunization. Both in and out of school youth utilize BOSCO Uganda ICT centers in their various locations/sites to air out … Continue reading Site Volunteers in Africa Youth Forum
This week, BOSCO is hosting our first ever Web 2.0 training workshop, on site at our office in the Catechists Training Center, Gulu. We are hosting 16 young men and women representing 8 of our rural sites (see site locations here). Continue reading BOSCO’s first ever Web 2.0 Training Workshop
BOSCO Uganda’s pioneer volunteer gets ICT job “Perseverance is not a long race; it’s many short races one after another,” — Walter Elliott In 2008, with the help of funding from UNICEF, I embarked on training over a hundred formerly abducted youths, orphans, child mothers and teachers. One of my training sites is in Pabo … Continue reading BOSCO Uganda’s pioneer volunteer gets ICT job
Latifa, Site Manager Originally uploaded by BOSCO-Uganda Latifa is currently the site manager at the Coope Internet point. Continue reading Latifa Okello, Site Manager