Bridges to Peace project: Youth of Lwengo trained by Kisoboka Africa Pitch their Ideas

On February 14th, Kisoboka Africa held an exciting pitching event for Lwengo District youth to showcase their business ideas and compete for seed grant funding. Over the preceding three months, the young participants had undergone intensive skills training at Kisoboka Africa’s Possibility Hub with support from the Uganda Moselm Youth Development Forum, Kofi Anan Foundation and The European Union under …

Breaking the Chains of Poverty with Chickens: How Kisoboka Africa’s Innovative Model is Changing Economic Fortunes

In the rural villages of Lwengo, Uganda, poverty has chained communities to endless cycles of hardship for generations. Malnutrition, illiteracy, poor health, and lack of opportunity prevail. But Kisoboka Africa is breaking these chains through an ingenious model that uses chickens as a catalyst for social and economic change. The Chicken Revolving Model provides selected households with full support to …

Empowering and Celebrating Young Farmers in Lwengo: Highlights from the Youth In Agribusiness Event at Kisoboka Africa

Thursday, June 8th, 2023, marked a moment of pride and accomplishment at Kisoboka Africa as the Youth In Agribusiness Event took centre stage. This event brought together extraordinary young visionaries who showcased their dedication and remarkable journey in the field of agriculture. With the President of YALI RLC Alumni Uganda Association present to award certificates, it was a day filled …

The story of a Man who finally Achieved his dream of buying a Cow after joining Kisoboka Africa School Community Bank(SCOBA)

Abdul is a farmer in Bukumbula village, Lwengo district, Uganda. He has always dreamed of owning a cow, but he never had enough money to buy one. He used to struggle to make ends meet with his small plot of land and his low income. But everything changed when he joined the School Community Bank (SCOBA), a project initiated by Kisoboka Africa. …

Change is happening in Kyasenya village because of the presence of Kisoboka Africa SCOBA.

Usage of financial services in Kyasenya Village generally remains low, resulting in large numbers of people being excluded from services that could improve their livelihoods. The poverty rate in this area has been high and people were struggling to educate their children or buy basic home needs. But this is changing because of the presence of Kisoboka Africa School Community Bank (SCOBA) in this …

How do you save money in a rural village with no banks? Kisoboka Africa provides a solution through SCOBAs.

These women have found a way with Kisoboka Africa through the Sch*ool Community Banks(SCOBA) Model, They are saving for their dreams and changing their communities for the better. The organisation has so far started more than 90 groups in the rural communities of Lwengo. SCOBAs bring together community members together on a weekly basis to save together and practice strategies …

Kisoboka Africa carries out Design Thinking Sessions for Youth to improve their agribusiness ventures

The Youth in Lwengo are going through a Design Thinking process to improve their agricultural ventures. The main facilitator is Katende Stephen , the team leader Kisoboka Africa & he took them through the IDEATION process. According to IDEOU, Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation—anchored in understanding customer’s needs, rapid prototyping, and generating creative ideas—that transform the way products, services, processes, …

In partnership with YALI RLC Alumni chapter of Uganda, Kisoboka Africa Launches the Youth Agribusiness Enhancement Program in Lwengo

Kisoboka Africa officially launches the Youth Agribusiness enhancement Program in Lwengo district supported by the YALI Visibility Fund. The program will support 18 youths to learn more about agribusiness value addition to improve their livelihoods. With support from the YALI RLC Alumni Ug through YALI Visibilty Fund by the US Mission Uganda, the youth will go through an agribusiness training …