Skills Training for Employment Promotion (STEP) in Adjumani and Kiryandongo Refugee Settlements

Uganda’s population with over 78% below 30 years (Uganda Bureau of Statistics 2020) is largely under/unemployed due to inappropriate skills (National Planning Authority-Uganda Vision 2040). Yet the Skilling Uganda strategy (2011-2020) recognises the need to create employable skills and competencies relevant in the labour market instead of educational certificates.  Enabel’s 2022 Labour Market Scan (LMS) […]

Strengthening Refugee and Host Community Learner Retention in Schools of Rhino Camp, lmvepi, Nakivale and Kyangwali Settlements (April 2022 to March 2023)

Uganda is Africa’s leading host country for refugees with 1,573,291 refugees with approximately 53% children and youth requiring access to education opportunities (UNHCR, 31/12/2021). The refugee influx into Uganda has strained basic service provision, especially education (Education Response Plan, 2018). Schools therefore struggle to deliver quality education due to the challenging situations they face leading […]

Adolescent Girls’ Education in Crisis Initiative (AGENCI)

Adolescent Girls’ Education in Crisis Initiative (AGENCI) is a Global Affairs Canada (GAC) funded consortium project delivered in partnership with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC). It will be implemented in South Sudan, Syria and Uganda. AGENCI is a four-year project focused on enhancing the ability of vulnerable adolescent girls living in refugee […]