This morning, I found when my first passion fruit in my front yard garden at home in Entebbe had self-harvested and dropped on the ground. It has a story. Since I moved back home to Entebbe in 2016, in order to live close by and be the primary home caregiver for my papa, Ejakait Engineer… Continue reading Passion fruits in my front yard garden!
I remember it like it was yesterday. The day I bought and presented my papa with a better and fancier wheelchair. His face beamed with such joy. While he sat on his new wheelchair, so that we may not see the tears of joy that were forming in his eyes, he looked up to the… Continue reading Grief to Joyous Moments – Chair Memories
It is clear, that the Prime Minister Obote led Administration, consisting of ‘global-westernised-recaptive-Ugandans’, did not ensure that the best of the “rapid progress” and the best of the “age old customs of our forefathers” were equally preserved and factored into the design of the ‘new country’. In failing to fuse the two sets of knowledge,… Continue reading Uganda’s Disappearing Cultures ePDF
If the COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus pandemic and these words of wisdom from His Excellency Fidel Castro do not cause a major re-think and re-do of our world, which we live in, nothing will: “Our country does not launch bombs against other people. Or send thousands of planes to bomb cities. Our country does not… Continue reading His Excellency Fidel Castro Absolved by History
I am so looking forward to receiving and mentoring the first cohort of CPAR Uganda’s “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators Against Poverty” programme.
Many times we wanted to give up. We are glad we persisted. Little by little makes a bundle and our bundle is taking shape. The count down has begun, next Tuesday, 21st January 2020 we begin.
Ms. Norah Owaraga is the Lead Mentor for the CPAR Uganda Ltd programme: “Mentoring Young Adults into Innovators against Poverty.” The first cohort of 20 young adults begins their journey with CPAR Uganda in January 2020.
Since April 2012 to date, Ms. Owaraga is the Managing Director of CPAR Uganda, however, her wealth of professional experience spans since 1992, during which period she has worked as a senior executive with multiple civil society organisations operating in Uganda; and as an independent consultant.
She is a cultural anthropologist and a communication expert, who holds a Master of Science Degree in Development Management from The Open University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh, UK (now a university).
Since January 2017 to date, she is the first and the only female political radio talk show host in Uganda, hosting“Spectrum Extra”onRadio One FM90…
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