How agritourism can reshape the economy.

Known for its rolling hills and fair weather, it is no surprise that the south-western region of Uganda is dotted with lush gardens and cattle grazing serenely on the hillside. From crop to livestock farming done primarily on a subsistence

Agriculture and tourism meet at The Innovation Vil...

A buzz of excitement and intrigue hovered in the air as hundreds of agriculture and tourism enthusiasts made their rounds at the various stalls of the agritourism expo organized by The Innovation Village Mbarara. Right from farm produce that has

The Man Steering Women To Empowerment

Esther Nakazibwe, a charcoal seller in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb, beams with pride as she shows off her property. The source of her pride is a row of three well-furnished houses that are a few touches away from renting out

Tukole To Put “Waasi Waasi” To Death

The relationship between handymen and their customers is many times a dysfunctional one. Customers give tasks from a sense of deep trust. They assume their service providers will take it with utmost urgency. But alas! From one person to another,

Making Menstrual Hygiene Accessible, Sustainable a...

Bernadette Ojao, is a lively young woman and a mother of 3 children in pursuit of a dream to ease menstrual hygiene with affordable and sustainable pads in Uganda.  Hailing from Karamoja Sub-region, and having grown up in the slums

Changing the lives of young refugees through educa...

Alongside the other states under the canopy of the United Nations, Uganda continues to work towards achieving SDG4 of the United Nations by 2030, which is to provide inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Tukole; Where Service Seekers and Blue-Collar Prof...

“The Tukole Uniform alone is a statement in and of itself, out there in the field it means that I am backed by a big brand and therefore I can be trusted with a task since there is a brand

A MOMENT IN ASIAT’S TOUGH LEATHER SANDALS | A st...

The scent of leather and shoemakers glue fills the air of the workshop where we find 28 year old Asiat Gamba and many young faces working away in the heart of Mbarara City, western region of Uganda. Theirs is a

THOMAS VAVA: Why Are We Not Bothered About Environ...

During the lockdown in June 2020, Thomas Vava discovered that he could create portraits using polythene, and he started a movement for environmental conservation. Born and raised in Agago district in Northern Uganda, Thomas Vava spent the first ten years

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LEATHER BEAM DANCERS: A Silver Lining In Gulu’s ...

2020 has been a challenging year for the different sectors of the economy, due to the measures put in place to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. For a sector that is highly dependent on bringing together large numbers of

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