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 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 …

Kisoboka Africa’s creating pathways to prosperity through SCOBAs

This feature picture shows a SCOBA (School Community Bank) meeting taking place at Building Tomorrow Lukindu Primary School. We pioneered SCOBAs in rural primary schools to open up opportunities for parents to save their money, borrow to invest and also get crucial business training to start income generating projects. This is catalysing their path to #prosperity and empowering them to actively participate …