Uganda

Graduation Report of the Mityana Open Troop Foundation, 18 November 2017

Greetings Guest of Honor Owekitiibwa Abraham Luzzi Director Basic Education Ministry Of Education & sports, Mr. Nsumba Lyazzi Robinson Vocational Chancellor RDC Mayor Madison Ardizz & Mr. Nino Ardizzi All invited Guests, ladies & gentlemen With great pleasure, I take this opportunity to welcome the guest of honor, distinguished guests, Madison more...

Reports from Uganda, 2017

By Mathew Yawe Fall 2017 InStitch [Our new partner in Uganda is the Mityana Open Troop Foundation, started as a Boy Scout group but now admitting girls. Their director Mathew Yawe has sent us several reports on their activites in 2017. For more perspective on Uganda in 2017, see the post in this newsletter by Patricia Hamill.] Report of 29 July 2017 On 24 July more...

The Path to Financial Stability and Better Health in Uganda, One Stitch at a Time

By Patricia Hamill Fall 2017 InStitch Unemployment is not an unfamiliar topic these days. Reports on the economy and job growth are broadcast daily with the intention to give us a sense of momentum and hope. What many realize of course is that there is still a dearth of jobs with adequate compensation. Are the openings that are listed truly available or are they only more...

Uganda 2017: Shipment 6, New Partner

On 12 April 2017 we made our sixth shipment to Uganda, our first since 2011. Our new partner there is the Mityana Open Troop Foundation. The 73 sewing machines that Dave and Robert packed are scheduled to arrive in Uganda on June 13th. Here is the Mityana grant proposal for a program to provide sewing machines for new businesses and more...

P4P and the EIT Take a Position in the Future of Uganda’s Economic Development

by Charles Mulamata, Founder and Co-Director of EIT At the Entrepreneurship Institute of Technology (EIT), formerly known as the EIAAT, we believe that entrepreneurs are the key to the future and that there is an imperative need for young Ugandans to learn viable skills and to be able to earn a living using them. The spirit of entrepreneurship is that one identifies more...

Uganda

Partner: Mityana Open Troop Foundation 4,140 bikes, 343 sewing machines shipped (2006–2011, more...

P4P and EIAAT Aid in the Expansion of Vocational Training Courses in Uganda

by Patricia Hamill Readers may recall from our spring newsletter the story of an ambitious and successful Ugandan woman, Jane Kigoye. She was able to save her family from poverty by expanding her small tailoring business with the purchase of sewing machines from one of our partner programs, the Entrepreneurship Institute of Applied and Appropriate Technology (EIAAT). Not more...

One Woman and a Sewing Machine

It is often the case that the hardest and most expensive places to reach are where the greatest need exists. P4P works to surmount obstacles—both physical and financial—that stand in the way of isolated regions realizing economic success. Since 2006, we have measured our success in helping Ugandans develop economic independence by noting the increased demand for the more...

EIT: P4P Partner in Uganda

[As of Summer 2017, the P4P partner in Uganda is the Mityana Open Troop Foundation. The information below refers to our previous partner, the Entrepreneurship Institute of Technology.] Based in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, the Entrepreneurship Institute of Technology (EIT) is a vocational institute which serves men and women who, for many reasons, could not more...

P4P has re-awakened our project. We are grateful.

Below is an excerpt from a letter we recently received from our partners in Uganda. We look forward to the next container [note: due October, 2010], not only because of its contents but mainly because it has opened a way to achieve our target of six containers every year. Of late we had failed to raise necessary money and our project had come to a halt. The more...