Towers for northern Uganda: BOSCO-Uganda Aims to Expand ICT Infrastructure

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

Closing Out 2012 and Looking Forward to 2013

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 … Continue reading Closing Out 2012 and Looking Forward to 2013

BOSCO-Uganda wins another award!

On May 18th, BOSCO-Uganda was awarded the Rural E-Services Award and was 1st Runner Up in the Exhibition Competition for the Annual Communications Innovation Award (ACIA) organized by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). Launched in 2011, the award “aims to create a channel for identifying, generating interest and recognition of various stakeholders in advancing availability … Continue reading BOSCO-Uganda wins another award!

What happens when you mix ICT and pigs?

One of BOSCO-Uganda’s points of emphasis going forward is to help community members at each site to develop entrepreneurial activities. This is especially important as people have moved out of the displacement camps across much of the north and small-scale farming is taking place on ancestral lands.