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PICOT’s European Union funded Youth Skilling Project Changing Lives.

Enhancing Access to Skills development and Reduce Unemployment among Youth through strengthening capacity of Local Civil Society Organizations in West Nile, Uganda (EARN PROJECT) is a three years action implemented by PICOT and UREA in the districts of Yumbe, Koboko and Maracha in West Nile sub-region with funding from the European Union. The overall objective …

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Voices for Health-Silence Is Deadly Campaign

Voices for Health is a project implemented by a consortium of 4 partners organizations including: Partners in Community Transformation (PICOT), Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG), Reach a Hand Uganda (RAHU) and Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) in partnership with Ministry of Health. It aims to increase the strength and sustainability of Sexual …

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Forum Theater a tool for participatory community engagement

Forum theater is a community-focused, facilitated style of theater designed to address social issues and inspire action for change. In Forum Theater productions, professional artists and community members together create a universal story depicting a social issue of concern to the participating community. As a UNESCO-recognized educational tool for implementing social change, Forum Theater has …

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PICOT Conducts a Community Outreach with Participatory Theater in NYAI Parish Abuku Sub-county

Community Outreach A community that reflects its people is uniquely positioned to revive faith, restore hope and reveal love in the community. Quite naturally, social justice, societal change process of norms, practices and attitudes become part of the equation. PICOT and Advance Afrika in partnership with Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) with funding from European Union …

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Advance Afrika and PICOT train Para-social workers from Arua and Koboko.

Advance afrika and PICOT conducted a 2day residential training (11th -12th Sep) for 50 para-social workers from Arua and Koboko district at Heritage Courts Hotel. The training was to enhance the capacity of the para-socials to effectively perform their roles in supporting their communities to address the Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) challenges that women, …

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PICOT joins the rest of Koboko District in Promoting Cocoa Growing

Cocoa is a perennial crop that responds well in rainy tropical areas, with a maximum annual average of 30 – 32ºC. It thrives under shades and in areas with annual rainfall between 1,500mm to 2,000mm. Recently Koboko district officials launched the growing of Cocoa in the District with the objective of improving farmers’ household incomes and …

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The unchanging realities “Poverty and unemployment in Northern Uganda”

The Government of Uganda (GoU) and Development Partners have continued to support reconstruction of northern Uganda. Over the past two decades, GoU proactively attempted to address the post conflict problems, rural poverty, extreme levels of vulnerability, poor service delivery, low agricultural productivity, social exclusion and weak local governments through a variety of policies and programs. …

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Community Training

Training of community monitoring groups at Tara has commenced on community responsibility to enhance transparency and accountability (CRETA). CMGs are made to understand their roles and guidelines in monitoring the implementation of NUSAF 3 sub components projects and more crucial areas that promote efficiency, track corruption cases and misuse of government funds meant to benefit …

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