Battery Operated System for Community Outreach(BOSCO-Uganda) is a faith based, Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO) That is located in the Gulu Archdiocese Northern Uganda. It began in 2007 as an effort to put wireless and VolP telephony into the internally dispalced persons’ (IDPs) camps of Northern Uganda, in cooperation with the Archdiocese of Gulu.
Only 15% of Ugandans have access to grid electricity, and it is only 75% reliable for those who are connected. BOSCO-Uganda works with the University of Notre Dame alongside the Accenture Corporation to design, implement and monitor a new approach to rural energy access. Building on ICT access and education provided by local partner BOSCO-Uganda and entrepreneurial training pioneered by “Educate”!