PEACE CORPS WORKSHOPS

NAWEC YC on 22 nd and 24 th June hosted a group of 32 Peace Corps volunteers; this group came to interact with people of the nearby communities. At total of 80 males and females of all ages attended and actively participated in the various discussions carried out. The first day 22 nd June was a time scheduled to carry out needs assessment of all the community people that were in attendee. The needs assessment was done according to age and gender, this way participants freely expressed themselves and gave honest information. The discussions were in four areas of Nutrition, Malaria, HIV/AIDS...

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BREAKDANCE

Break dance project Uganda, one of the partner entities of Komo Learning Centres held a talent development training at our center. The purpose of the training was basically to provide a platform to youth to be able to harness their talent and interact with their fellow youth. With music, dance and drama, being perceived as food for soul and relaxation, this training was held on 16 May 2015 and was perceived as a unifying venture for our youth as well as a network for further exploration and development of their productive talents. Approximately 40 young people were in attendance. Through...

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SANDRA

“All my life I have wanted to be a doctor, to help people.” Sandra, who is 25 years old, is reminiscing about her childhood, when she would steal her mother’s razorblade to fix the scalp wounds of unsuspecting children in her neighbourhood. “I must have been four years old, and I remember resting in my mother’s lap, overhearing her say to a friend ‘I think my daughter will become a doctor, just look how kind she is taking care of these kids’. Ever since then I have worked very hard to make that dream happen.” But, sadly, hard work isn’t always enough. Especially in a country like Uganda. The...

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LIQUID SOAP WORKSHOP

On 19th June 2015 at the NAWEC youth centre, our partners SAWA WORLD sent down a Liquid soap Sawa Spark. The spark taught 42 youth in attendance from our neighboring communities how to make liquid soap for both domestic and sell purposes. It was an interactive session that started off with the spark sharing his life experience in the employment world and later the inspiration behind starting out his personal business (liquid soap). He also shared his achievements and not forgetting the challenges that he has faced doing his own business. He encouraged the youth not to wait upon someone else...

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