Kisoboka Africa in Action: Updates from our transformative work in rural Uganda

Our digitization efforts have now reached more than 955 SCOBA members and counting! Yes, we have continued to enroll the communities we serve in rural Uganda onto our digital platform Mobis in collaboration with Ensibuuko Technologies to empower them to participate in the digital economy. The numbers have so far reached  955 community members and counting. These can now follow …

Kisoboka Africa begins the digitalization of School Community Banks(SCOBAs) in rural Uganda

We are excited to let you know that we have started digitizing Village Saving and Lending Groups also known as School Community Banks(SCOBAs), starting with 33 of them With support from the Roddenberry Foundation Catalyst Fund, we are working withEnsibuuko Technologies, a leading fintech in Uganda to roll out a digital VSLA program that will be used in all our …

Kisoboka Africa and I Profile Foundation award Bright Ideas Competition Winners

On Thursday 19th November 2020, Kisoboka Africa and I Profile Foundation awarded the 6 winners of the Bright Ideas Competition in a colorful ceremony attended both Government officials and Local Leaders. The ceremony was graced officials from the office of the RDC and Chief Administrative Officer Lwengo District. The Winners that were awarded include; Bwire Mrtin of Lukindu …

How Kisoboka Africa is improving household incomes through demonstration gardens initiative

When we started working with rural communities in rural Lwengo and Lyantonde, we created SCOBAs to improve income levels of community members in order to empower them to educate their children. We saw this as a more sustainable way of solving the rampant school drop outs and absenteeism that had become common place in the communities we were operating in. …

Kisoboka Africa is improving food security through providing seedlings to SCOBA members

Beyond financial inclusion, Kisoboka Africa is working with communities to empower them to have food security because they are usually affected drought and famine. To achieve this, the organisation supported Lukindu SCOBA members to create a demonstration farm and a nursery bed for seedlings. Last week our team distributed the seedlings to the SCOBA members who where excited to …

Kisoboka Africa carries out surveys for scalability of SCOBAs

Kisoboka Africa team has started carrying out a survey to establish the poverty levels in the region with goal of creating pathways to ensure financial inclusion and youth empowerment in underserved communities. To achieve this, we are intending to scale-up school community banking (SCOBAs) activities to more communities in Lwengo district. School community banks are school based groups of parents …