Digital Drum at BOSCO Uganda

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

Doing exams without desks and chairs? What does the future hold for these children?

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 are the future

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

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

Please take 30 seconds to vote for BOSCO, a finalist for a $20K Better World Books’ Readers Choice Literacy Grant: http://www.betterworldbooks.com/voting.aspx. Vote by Jan 20th! Thanks to Paul Miller at Better World Books for alerting BOSCO to this opportunity! Continue reading

Update

I have been carrying out mobilization for training in Pabo (former IDP camp) today. The good and bad news is about one hundred people showed up on a market day; that was the highest attendance yet for a BOSCO training since the return and resettlement process started. Yet there is only one computer in Pabo … Continue reading Update