In November, the UN Climate Change Conference will return to Africa offering us an opportunity to use our collective power to secure a great deal for the continent.
Generation Equality acts up for climate
Four young women on the vanguard of a new generation of climate activism call for equality for women, and justice for the planet. Immaculate Akello, aged 25, is a climate change activist and lawyer whose work is transforming the lives of rural women in northern Uganda. “I speak up for women’s rights because someone spoke …
KIU wins U.N. SDG Inter-University challenge
Kampala International University (KIU) won the prestigious United Nations – U.N. Sustainable Development Goals – SDG Inter-University Quiz Challenge when it beats Kyambogo University in the finals that were held on Tuesday 23rd October, 2018, at Skyz Hotel Naguru. Kampala International University came in first, Kyambogo University took second place and Makerere University took the …
FarajaSELF Youth Leader’s Exposure visit to the British High Commission
Youth engagement with decision-makers is the first step to their participation in development. Here are highlights of the #FarajaSELF fellow’s exposure visit to the British High Commission.
Youth Entrepreneurship: Harnessing peer networks
Youth in Northern Uganda struggling to find linkages to established business have resorted to peer partnerships as a means to thrive and perhaps to supercharge their innovations. On the sidelines of UN-Private sector engagement, it was clear that the youth are keen on creating new growth products, solutions, and business models.
Famine in Uganda
Two weeks ago, the UK experienced its hottest day on record. While people across the country were doing everything they could to stay cool, a relatively unnoticed crisis has been unfolding in Uganda. Fleur Boya speaks to Immaculate Akello about the famine that is taking lives across many regions of Northern Uganda. Read More: https://www.amostrust.org/blog/famine-in-uganda/
Akina Mama: Immaculate Akello
Immaculate Akello, is a climate change activist and lawyer whose work is transforming the lives of rural women in northern Uganda living along the so-called shea belt community. Akello is the founder of Generation Engage Network, an organization that champions environmental rights and environmental democracy in Northern and Central Uganda. Read More:
Immaculate Akello (born in 1996) is a Ugandansocial entrepreneur, climate change activist, Human rights activist and lawyer whose main aim is to transform the lives of rural women in northern Uganda. Akello is the founder of Generation Engage Network, a youth led organization that focuses on environmental rights and environmental democracy in Northern and Central …
Alumni Voice: Immaculate Akello
Armed with great spirit and determination, Immaculate Akello, a law student awaiting graduation at Kampala International University is destined for greatness. Her impressive organizational and leadership skills earned her widespread recognition within the university community. She is not only passionate about serving or leading, but she also lives an exemplary life through her speech, conduct, …
The last time I asked someone about their financial status was in 2021, we were both having a meal at Cafe Javas and when our bill came, we had spent more than we had planned, so we contributed half of the bill each, looked at each other and in one go shook our heads. She …