Youth organise a Community Fair in partnership with BOSCO-Uganda

  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

Closing Out 2012 and Looking Forward to 2013

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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”

An update from Pagak

Click here for an update from Pagak by Chrisopher, director of an agricultural movement in the region and also a BOSCO Web 2.0 training volunteer. As the IDP camps close down, people are reconstructing their lives in their home villages and are once again accessing the land that provides their livelihoods through farming. Continue reading An update from Pagak

A Wikispaces bounce

Wikispaces was kind enough to profile the BOSCO wikispace on their monthly newsletter earlier this week. As you can see from the graph above, the release of that profile on Monday 9/28 coincided with a sizeable increase in visits to the site. As we learn to get stories and proposals posted more frequently, we can … Continue reading A Wikispaces bounce

Building collaborative communities

Typical Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects in developing areas of the world focus simply on delivering computers for educational and community use. This basic and simplistic approach has often been tried and the results are varied. Organizations have been committed to sending “refurbished” computers to schools while others have helped start Internet cafes in … Continue reading Building collaborative communities