Anne Hope Anguyo, Arua’s Star Farmer

On a hot afternoon when Arua is boiling with trade and business, the roads are busy with trucks driving past hither and thither to Kampala and to other markets. Arua is the intersection of trade for Uganda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. Hundreds of boda boda riders cruise past. Here time is of the essence. The world passes by so fast if you … Continue reading Anne Hope Anguyo, Arua’s Star Farmer

THE PROFESSOR WHO SAW BEYOND MY FAILURES

This is a story by Anne Kizza. As a former student of Prof Abasi Kiyimba, famously known as AK in the corridors of Literature Department, Makerere University, this is one story that should be read by many. Let me tell you a beautiful story about a professor who redeemed a student. Who single handedly blocked the expulsion of the student from Makerere University, when the … Continue reading THE PROFESSOR WHO SAW BEYOND MY FAILURES

Kwiz Era Is Painting a Conscious Earth

As part of #WorldEnvironmentDay2022, ACTADE went out to celebrate a few individuals who are out to conserve the environment. Kwiz Era has used his gifted hands to paint a conscious world. Through his brush, he tells stories about environment conservation that are often taken for granted. Through his work, he reminds us of our responsibility in conserving the environment. He was the boy that dismantled radios at home … Continue reading Kwiz Era Is Painting a Conscious Earth

Martin Ssemakula on Conserving the Environment through Radio

As part of #WorldEnvironmentDay2022, ACTADE went out to celebrate a few individuals who are out to conserve the environment. Martin Ssemakula is the man who has been through the trenches of radio ever since privately owned radio stations were first licensed to operate in Uganda in 1993. Martin knows the power of media and he uses it to educate the masses about appreciating the environment. At 60 as … Continue reading Martin Ssemakula on Conserving the Environment through Radio

Ruth Kiwanuka Preaching the Energy Saving Gospel

As part of #WorldEnvironmentDay2022, ACTADE went out to celebrate a few individuals who are out to conserve the environment. Ruth Kiwanuka has combed the JEEP corridors for more than 30 years preaching the gospel of resourceful use of the environment. Her work has seen her traverse many corners of the country teaching people about renewable energy. Through her organisation JEEP, they have touched lives and transformed many communities … Continue reading Ruth Kiwanuka Preaching the Energy Saving Gospel

Constance Okollet on Transforming the Lives of Osukuru Women

As part of #WorldEnvironmentDay2022, ACTADE went out to celebrate a few individuals who are out to conserve the environment. Constance Okollet is the champion of Osukuru United Women’s Network based in Tororo. Through her, the network has broken ground for replenishing a once deteriorating environment by encouraging members to plant trees. Little did she know that his would culminate into a bigger project whose impact would be felt … Continue reading Constance Okollet on Transforming the Lives of Osukuru Women

Ojok’s Okere City, The Long Awaited Breath In An Abandoned Land

As part of #WorldEnvironmentDay2022, ACTADE went out to celebrate a few individuals who are out to conserve the environment. Ojok Okello is building Okere City in the middle of Otuke district in northern Uganda. He has come up with a self-sustaining model through which Okere will build its fortunes and this is through planting and preserving the Shea nut butter tree. Ojok sold a dream to the community … Continue reading Ojok’s Okere City, The Long Awaited Breath In An Abandoned Land

The story of Freda Byaburakirya

It’s coming to 5pm when we arrive at Freda Byaburakirya’s home. She is not expecting us. Our lead guide of Nyaka Foundation, one Mr Ngabirano insists we should meet her. Freda’s home sits in the quiet green enveloped with trees as you drive downhill from the premises of Nyaka Foundation. She has been there for as long as she can remember. The little brown spots … Continue reading The story of Freda Byaburakirya

Tio Kauma on Career Planning

#360Mentor is a continuation of the #40DayMentor series. In this episode, Robert Kabushenga (RK) speaks to Tio Kauma (TK) on Career Planning. RK: Hello Tio, good to have you here. How are you? TK: I am well. It’s cold in Cairo but we are good. RK: This is the time of year when people are thinking of what to do the following year. Do you anticipate that we are likely to … Continue reading Tio Kauma on Career Planning

Timothy Musoke on Challenges of Raising Capital to Scale up

#360Mentor is a continuation of the #40DayMentor series. In this episode, Robert Kabushenga (RK) speaks to Timothy Musoke (TM) on Challenges of Raising Capital to scale up. RK: Tim, are you there? Good to have you on #360Mentor TM: Yes, I am. Good to be here too. RK: Why are you called ‘Lil Timmy’? TM: I could never have guessed such a question. That’s my high school name. If you were … Continue reading Timothy Musoke on Challenges of Raising Capital to Scale up