Project Development: Setting up a Shelter in Lira

Jennifer Pasiciel, CAP Network IYIP Intern I am just about half way through my contract here in Lira, Uganda with lots of exciting projects on the go!  It’s been busy busy busy to say the least, which is great because it is making the time fly by, but also not so great because it is […]

Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/

All for one and one for all – Aleksandra Lukasiewicz, CAP Network IYIP Intern Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ – The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. In my time and […]

Youth farming their way to a more prosperous future

Dorcus, a 26 year old farmer from Boroboro, was invited to a CAP Network agriculture and livelihood training held by our partner CAPAIDS-Uganda in July 2015. She was one of fifteen youth trained in modern agriculture techniques and health and among nine youth that CAP Network intern Aleksandra Lukasiewicz met with this month (pictured together). […]

Uganda: Awaken Your Senses

Aleksandra Lukasiwicz is an intern working with CAP Network partner CAPAIDS-Uganda as part of the International Youth Internship program funded by Global Affairs Canada. I boarded my flight to Uganda three weeks ago and promised myself that I wouldn’t have any expectations for the journey I was setting out on for the next six months. […]

A Powerful Woman

Milly Ongwen is a member and a lead community mobilizer with the Aboke HIV/AIDS Women’s Association in Aboke, northern Uganda. Milly and her husband Valeriano participated in the CAP Network’s Sustainable Livelihoods program as a partner of CAPAIDS-Uganda. Together with other caregivers in the community, they attended trainings on agriculture and HIV/AIDS life skills. After […]

Business Training and a Passion for Basket Making

Florence Anyeko is a widow and the mother of four beautiful children.  She was referred to the Needy Support Centre by the group’s mobilizer Oroma Joyce. Both HIV positive and suffering from cancer, Florence received a bicycle from CAP-AIDS Uganda during their bicycle distribution project and was a participant in the Youth Entrepreneurial Stream of […]

Savings and Loans – A Boost to Livelihoods

This May, our intern Christine Stenton worked with local Ugandan partner Needy Support Centre to provide training and start-up funds in order to facilitate the restructuring of the Needy Support Center’s group savings and loans scheme to make it more accessible, transparent and accountable to its members. The two-day training was intended to help reduce […]

From Kampala to Kibera!

Post by CAP Network Intern in the Field – Christine Stenton I was recently lucky enough to be sent to Nairobi for a week to work with Kijiji Cha Upendo, a community-based organization and partner to the CAP Network located in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya. This was a particularly exciting task for me since Kijiji Cha […]


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