WIU/UNHCR-DAFI SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LOBULE SETTLEMENT-2021

Windle International Uganda (WIU) in partnership with UNHCR invites applications for sponsorship for Undergraduate/TVET Courses in accredited universities in Uganda.  All applicants must meet the basic requirement below: Be a registered refugee in Uganda Hold a UACE certificate with at least two principle passes or its equivalent Be 35 years below Admission to any University […]

Skilling Adults: Sebastian’s Realised Dream

Seven years ago, a taxi stopped at Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Isingiro District, and a severely broke twenty-eight-year-old disembarked. Save for the paltry four hundred Ugandan shillings (about ten pennies) and a one thousand shillings airtime debt on his tattered phone, Sebastian Muzahura had nothing to his name. Not even the day’s meal! His host […]

Protecting the Girl Child in the Time of COVID-19

Gazing into the sky as she speaks, the emptiness in her occasionally teary eyes shows. Her words come from a place of trauma. Though carefully masked, every word is laced with pain. The little girl’s attempt at veiling her wounded soul seethes. Indeed, Mercy (not her real name), a Congolese refugee in Uganda, has known […]

In pursuit of Purpose

A Project Associate with Precision Agriculture for Development, Simon Rubangakene has always had a knack for research and the Postgraduate program he got, prepared him for just that. Started in 2009 targeting the Northern/Eastern/Karamoja regions of Uganda that was affected by LRAinsurgency and refugees, the UK Master’sProgramme has supported over 100Students to pursue Masters’ degree […]