COHORT 1 YOUTH OF LEAP GRADUATION

The 4 th of December/2015 was such a remarkable day in the history of MCE Uganda and Komo Learning Centres (KLC) when cohort 1 youth of the Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Apprenticeship Program (LEAP) officially graduated. LEAP is a transformative program that provides an alternative education to early school leavers by equipping youth with Entrepreneurial and employability skills to enable them start enterprises or find a job. Unlike other graduations, LEAP youth graduated with a business or a job. The graduation was spiced up by a great showcase from the graduates with a range of products...

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TADEO

At the height of the AIDS epidemic, Uganda was one of the worst hit countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Even as improved ARTs started to mean a near-normal life expectancies for people living with HIV/AIDS, tens of thousands of families were left reeling from the loss of livelihoods and savings; the effects of which are still seen today, some 20 years later. “When I was in primary school, my father got very, very sick,” says Tadeo, who today is 27 years old. “You wouldn’t imagine the change in him in one week – he was so weak, he couldn’t speak.” Tadeo’s father was in this condition for several...

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KOMO LEARNING CENTRE'S MODEL

Video Portray of KLC impact

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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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