Tag Archives: ICT

Availing free legal services to women and youth in Uganda – Barefoot Law

Founded on the idea that Information and Communication Technologies can be leveraged to contribute to social change, Barefoot Law Uganda was initiated by a team of enthusiastic Ugandan lawyers passionate about making positive contributions to the lives of ordinary Ugandans. Mr. ...

How WOUGNET has fought for gender equality by empowering Ugandan Women through ICT

Life in the 21st century is unimaginable without the dynamics of ICT, which are adding unprecedented dimensions to humankind’s interaction on global, economic and social levels. In 2000, gender equality and empowerment of women became the third Millennium Development Goal ...

Lighting up our own passion in ICT4 Agriculture – the youth perspective

The National Newspapers in Uganda reports that each year, Uganda's Universities and Tertiary institutions passes out 400,000 graduates to compete for 90,000 jobs in both the public and private sector, creating a deficit of 310,000 jobs annually. This is quite ...

WOUGNET hosts DOT’s ReachUp! Program.

Digital opportunity trust is a Canadian international NGO supporting a global network of  DOT organisations leading economic and education change in countries through out Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. ReachUp! is DOT's foundation economic program. This program trains ...

WOUGNET receives Grant Award from Indigo Trust for Social Accountability Project

WOUGNET has received an Award from the Indigo Trust Organisation to support a project on Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance that were first supported by the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing regions (SPIDER). The grant making body awarded WOUGNET ...

Training on the use of ICT in Monitoring Service Delivery in the Rwenzori region, Western Uganda.

    WOUGNET was in August 2012, invited by a partner organisation, Toro Development Network (ToroDev) to conduct a rural monitors training workshop in online advocacy. The training, the first of a series, was held at ToroDev Resource Centre was attended by ...

March 2012: A How-to Guide for the New Facebook Business Pages

Several months after Facebook first started rolling out Timeline to the public, the social network has formally announced Timeline's expansion to brand- and business-focused pages. Page owners will have until March 30 to update their pages to the new design; ...

Investing in youth for stronger communities, why more efforts are needed to engage youth in development process

Young people today are essential in the development process of any nation. Investing in young people is crucial in building stronger communities and important in the process of nation building. Many national and international agencies and non-profits are focusing on ...

Women of Uganda Network Launches “ICT4D Youth” Network

Since 2009 Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) in partnership with Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) have organized regional Gender & ICT Camps for the girl child in Eastern, Northern and Western Uganda. In 2010, the camps were transformed into “Gender and ...