Young Savers Clubs in rural Lwengo start a new cycle as the new school year begins  

The Young Savers Clubs in Rural Lwengo district have commenced a new cycle as the new school year begins. Kisoboka Africa has provided the clubs with essential materials, including new record books and operational guidelines, to support their savings initiatives in the second year. Club members have taken ownership by electing a committee to oversee activities and establishing rules and …

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 …

Kisoboka Africa partners with Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum(UMYDF) to launch a Youth Business Skills Program for peace in Lwengo

Yesterday marked a significant milestone at the Kisoboka Africa office, where we convened a pivotal meeting with key stakeholders. The focus? Empowering the youth of Lwengo with crucial business skills to combat unemployment and promote peace and prosperity in the district. The Lwengo District DISO passionately addressed stakeholders, officially launching the Youth Business Skills Training Program, a collaborative effort with …

Our COO Thomas Nsubuga Takes Center Stage in New York, USA: Pitching the Kisoboka Africa livelihood project called ‘Chicken Revolving Model’

Empowering Rural Families to Soar out of Poverty with Chickens For rural families struggling with poverty in Uganda, a simple solution is bringing hope – chickens. Through an innovative project called the Chicken Revolving Model, Kisoboka Africa is using poultry to empower families and transform livelihoods in rural Lwengo. The model provides households with 25 hens to start egg production …

How Kisoboka School Community Banks are Enabling the Rural Poor to Overcome Poverty in Bukumbula Village, Lwengo

Bukumbula is a village in Lwengo, Uganda, where poverty has been a persistent problem for many years. The lack of financial services, education, and healthcare has made it hard for the residents to improve their living conditions and break free from the cycle of poverty. However, thanks to a remarkable initiative called Kisoboka Africa School Community Banks, things are changing …

Katende Stephen, Founder of Kisoboka Africa participates in Mandela Washington Fellowship

We are delighted to share with you the amazing journey of our founder and executive director, Katende Stephen, who is currently in the United States as a participant of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which empowers young people from Africa through academic …

Kisoboka Africa empowers the Young Minds at Building Tomorrow Primary School Mayira Through Financial Literacy

In the remote village of Mayira, Uganda, a revolution in financial literacy is underway. A Team led by Musiimenta Ivannah, the Programs Coordinator of Young Savers Clubs from Kisoboka Africa, a non-profit dedicated to empowering African youth, arrived at Building Tomorrow Primary School on July 26, 2023 on a mission to open young minds to the life-changing potential of financial …