World Resilience Uganda recently conducted a capacity building workshop to the staff of Amazima ministries (Buikwe District) on basic business management skills and financial literacy. This three-day workshop was conducted at Mansion Hotel Jinja.
We thank the Director of Scholarships and Education of these Partners.
WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
World Resilience Uganda is a partner of the invisible population of Uganda. We empower communities economically.
On addition to the empowered Group of Widows in Namakandwa, we recently conducted financial literacy trainings to a struggling group of women in seeta village kangulumila sub-county.
About 150 Beneficiaries were impacted by this Programme. Today, many Families are happy.
World Resilience Uganda carried out a sensitization on garbage management in Gombolola zone of Nazigo Town council, Kayunga district. This was in partnership with Mr. Edward Barret Hue of the United Kingdom. The community is to be trained in the making of briquettes from the garbage.
TRAINING FOR AGALI AWAMU WOMEN GROUP
The Agali Awamu women are running a poultry business from their group savings. They requested for a loan boost from Tusaidiane Uganda, but before we do that, we give the women a training in Financial literacy. On the 27th of February 2020, Tusaidiane Uganda represented by Ms.Rachel Tushabe together with World Resilience Uganda a local organization represented by Mr Kiyaga Jonah , trained the women;
- How to make a concrete and feasible business plan.
- What is needed to start a new business.
- How to cost and evaluate business.
- How to manage off seasons.
- How to deal with fear and risk taking.
- Marketing plan.
- How to grow a small business into a big one.
- How to sustain a business.
- Certification after training.
Through their efforts as shown in the photo, you will find what transpired in the training. We hope for a cooperative future and positive change for the families of the women.
Women empowerment is one of the key activities of World Resilience Uganda. Meet a happy group of women in Bukeeka called Agali Awamu Women’s Group that we gave an interest free loan of 2.5million with support from Tusaidiane Uganda.
These women are keeping poultry.
Some of the pupils of Kamuli UMEA P/S in Kayunga District went out to the community to do a market Research . This school implemented the Goldr Level of the School Enterprise Challenge 2018 sponsored by Teach A Man To Fish and run by World Resilience Uganda.
We dearly thank Mr Nsubuga Jonathan,the school’s Lead teacher.
The other Schools that had their Pupils getting involved in this Project include: Uganda Martyrs Centenary SS, Kangulumira, St M Kalemba Day And Boarding SS, St James SS Bukeeka,Bukeeka COU PS, Musiitwa UMEA PS, Maligita PS, Kikwanya CU PS, St Josephs RC PS, Nazigo, Kamuli CU PS and Nyiize Rc PS.
About 3599 students were reached. This project Prepares Orphans and vulnerable children for meaningful Employment by implementing the School Enterprise challenge
SCHOOLS IMPLEMENTING SCHOOL ENTERPRISE CHALLENGE
What is the School Enterprise Challenge?
The School Enterprise Challenge is a global business start-up Awards Programme run by the educational charity Teach A Man To Fish which we Partner with that aims to create globally aware, socially responsible young entrepreneurs.
The Awards Programme is FREE and helps students to plan and set up school businesses that:
- Generate real profits to help support their educational activities.
- Give students the chance to gain hands-on experience of running a real school business.
- Are sustainable, will grow and develop each year.
Students develop essential skills in business and entrepreneurship in a practical, fun and innovative way. There is $50,000 in prizes available for the most entrepreneurial schools, teachers and students.
In 2016, we registered 16 schools from Kayunga District that took part. The businesses They started small businesses and schools generated an average net profit of $400 in just their first three months of operation!
What makes the School Enterprise Challenge unique?
Schools set up real businesses. The Awards Programme is free, global, and open to all ages. For more information, download the Information Pack, School Enterprise Challenge in 2-pages or our Presentation.
How does it work?
The School Enterprise Challenge runs all year round. It is divided into three Awards levels of increasing intensity: Bronze, Silver and Gold. Schools pick the level to enter on based on their experience running a school business.
In 2018,We have Kamuli UMEA P/S and Bukeeka CU P/S at Silver level where as the rest of the schools are operating at Bronze level.
Kirindi CU Primary School where some of our Orphans/vulnerable children study from received a Help Through World Resilience Uganda and with support from a UK based Organization called Kitchen Table Charities Trust that made a Boost in the Infrastructural Development .
We constructed A Four stance Disabled Friendly Pit Latrine with Modern Wash room and a Urinal for Boys.This was Followed by the construction of a Four Classroom Block at the same site. We thank the Kirindi community for their outstanding community contributions towards this project, Mr. Donaldson Brian for his moral and material support towards this project and the managing director of BR Narss Agencies Limited for a wonderful construction Job.
Long live Kitchen Table Charities Trust. Long live World Resilience Uganda.