Tag Archives: Youth

Enhancing the adoption of web 2.0 skills for youth in Uganda

A three days training organized by WOUGNET in partnership with CTA  on web 2.0 and social media started on the 24th -26th February 2015  and was such  a huge success as various participants from different parts of the region and ...

Why more women in Uganda should get involved in Science and Technology

Lots of questions have been asked and research has been carried out to try and find out why the number of females interested in ICTs is less, Educators have also collectively come together to figure out why but no answer ...

Graduation day at the Community Development Through Technology Center (CDTC)

4th of December was the best day to close off the year with the graduation of the Reach Up! participants for the November intake. We had a wonderful day at the Community Development through Technology training center as reach Up! ...

Reach Up Program inspires young micro entrepreneurs in Uganda –the case of DOT Uganda

DOT Uganda in partnership with WOUGNET delivers training programs that equip community members and entrepreneurs with technology, business, and entrepreneurial learning experiences. DOT Uganda programs are delivered and facilitated by young new graduates from Ugandan universities (DOT Interns) who act ...

WOUGNET and ILO to train Ugandan youth in business skills

WOUGNET as an ILO partner in Uganda will be conducting business trainings in order to reach out to youth, women and men who are interested in starting businesses or improving existing ones as well as interested in learning how they ...

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 ...

ICT Reach – up and entreprenueral potential for youth within communities

It’s always sad to say goodbye but the time comes and you finally have to leave but how you have left is the question? Have you made any impact? Will you be remembered for anything? Or you will be taken ...

Internship Opportunity – Information/Communications – Deadline: 28th February

WOUGNET is seeking to recruit an Information/ Communications Intern. The Position will be based at the WOUGNET Secretariat in Kampala. The Candidate will work under the Information Sharing and Networking Program which aims at facilitating access to relevant information to ...

A journey into the community – Perspectives from the WOUGNET Technology Center

Five months down the road and impact is already visible. April 2013, two young ladies were deployed by Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) at WOUGNET to facilitate DOTs, social economic programme ReachUp! Some of you may have already read about it ...

How Training in ICT for Entrepreneurship inspired a youth to expand a Small Business

The story of one, Mr Muniru Iman, who attended a Reach Up training in ICT and entrepreneurship, is one catchy one you can’t afford to miss. Mr. Muniru enrolled for a 25 days training organized by Digital Opportunity Trust in ...