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 team sensitizes children on COVID 19

As schools closed last Thursday, our team visited & sensitised #children on effective #health measures to observe in order to prevent the spread of #coronavirus. We also took time to demonstrate effective hand washing using clean #water and #soap and encouraged them to practice #SocialDistancing during this period. At #KisobokaAfrica, We strongly believe that communities #prosper when they have a #healthy and #educated people and so we delligently work to ensure this. In the pictures above, the team …

Catalysing rural prosperity through business training, one woman at a time

Through our business training program, we are empowering Maama Martin (in the picture above) and many community members like her in Lukindu community, Lwengo District to start and run their own income-generating projects to profitability and rise from poverty to prosperity. We equip them with skills including raising capital, record keeping, sales, and marketing coupled with a strong monitoring and …

Empowering Women through School Community Banks (SCOBAs)

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’d like to shine a spotlight on three entrepreneurial women we met in Uganda on our recent visit with Katende Stephen, founder of Kisoboka Africa. The first is Nakiyemba Florence, who serves as the leader of the school community bank the Kisoboka team helped to establish in her rural village. This brilliant banking model …