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Podcast:Community Solutions Episode 1

Podcast:Community Solutions Episode 1

Listen to working ideas in communities- This podcast is about how to keep students learning during the Covid 19 lockdown

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How Ugandans are tackling inequality in employment

How Ugandans are tackling inequality in employment

Story by: Hannah Mbago Inequality in the work place has been a major problem in the Ugandan society for a long time, most especially for women. Women are often discriminated against not only when applying…

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Interlocking Bricks: A Solution To Environment Degradation

Interlocking Bricks: A Solution To Environment Degradation

By Aisha Nanyonjo There has been an increment in annual loss of primary forest cover and tree cover for Uganda. In 2017, primary forest loss was at 29,779 and   in 2018 it  increased to 86,461…

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Skilling South Sudanese Refugees In Bidibidi Settlement Restores Lost Hope

Skilling South Sudanese Refugees In Bidibidi Settlement Restores Lost Hope

By Kisseka Umar In Yoyo Youth Vocational Skills Center in Bidibidi refugee settlement are clustered teams of youths, busy learning in different vocational skills. A gaze of smiles filled with a message of hope strikes…

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Bidibidi On Ebola Prevention

Bidibidi On Ebola Prevention

BY RITAH KABANYORO Uganda has been on high alert since the start of the Ebola outbreak in DRC in August 2018. More than 2,000 cases of the highly contagious virus have been recorded, including 1,357 deaths, in eastern DRC’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces. On 11…

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Peaceful coexistence of the refugees and the host community in Uganda’s Bidibidi settlement promise a brighter future

Peaceful coexistence of the refugees and the host community in Uganda’s Bidibidi settlement promise a brighter future

By: Kakembo Ali Uganda has experienced an influx of people in recent years coming from neighboring countries escaping conflict and famine, doubling the East African country’s refugee population to an estimated 1.4 million refugees: the…

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Cotton For Livelihood In Bidibidi

Cotton For Livelihood In Bidibidi

By Christine Kabazira Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe District occupies an area of 250 square kilometers. It is the largest settlement in Uganda and second largest in the world consisting of five zones and a…

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Refugees In Bidibidi Settlement Camp Embrace Clean Energy

Refugees In Bidibidi Settlement Camp Embrace Clean Energy

By Denis Israel Forty percent of the world population still relies on biomass for cooking, lighting, and heating, according to 2014 World Health Organization data. This has significantly burdened the resources on the planet and…

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Sports Unites Refugees From Diverse Backgrounds In Bidibidi Settlement Camp

Sports Unites Refugees From Diverse Backgrounds In Bidibidi Settlement Camp

RONALD MUGABI “Sports has not only been played for therapy and entertainment , but has also been used as a uniting factor”. Bidi bidi refugee settlement, which is found in Uganda’s northern district of Yumbe,…

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My Disability Became My Greatest Strength

My Disability Became My Greatest Strength

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees report of 2017, an estimated number of about 1.9 million out of 65.3 million persons of concern, including asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced persons have…

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