National Teachers’ Colleges operate among the government
aided tertiary institutions mandated to train quality teachers for the lower
secondary and primary schools in Uganda. Over the years, Enabel has collaborated
with the Ministry of Education to improve secondary teacher education by focusing
With the significant change to the way learning is presently
operating, it is inevitable that teachers must re-skill at a record pace to
support the continuity of learning.This means stepping away from traditional
teaching methods and embracing the use of technology.A concept that Enabel has
At Enabel, we believe that information has the power to transform
societies by promoting sustainable development initiatives. The information we
derive from our project implementation serves to improve our work but can
further strengthen works of our partners when adopted on a larger scale.
Teacher trainees will no longer incur data charges in order
to access educational content. Uganda’s leading telecommunications provider MTN
has zero-rated the one-stop online learning portal for aspiring teachers. Zero-rating is the practice of not charging customers for
data use on specific websites...
Given the global pandemic and its impact on the education system around the world, many actors have been quick to respond to the education crisis. In Uganda, Enabel has worked together with the Ministry of Education and Sports
to develop and implement a distance learning strategy dubbed the “TTE...
The Sandbox Strategy is transforming the teaching and learning process within the National Teachers' Colleges allowing them to adjust to digital technology but also ensure the continuity of learning. Here is in video what some teachers had to say about this strategy.Read more about the Sandbox project...
52 years old Alfred Ocolla, has a
kidney and heart problem. He would travel 80kms away from his home to Arua
Regional Referral Hospital for routine check-ups. Sometimes, Ocolla would be referred
to Lacor hospital in Gulu for oxygen.
According to Dr Jammy Omara, the Medical
Superintendent of ...
Enabel in close collaboration with Development Partners, worked with the Ministry of Education
and Sports (MoES) to establish and define the concept of a TVET Centre of
Excellence (CoE). This exercise which transpired during last September was aimed at
establishing standard criteria and framework...
They had just received their biggest order ever. In
February 2020, they won a contract to make 500 uniforms for pupils of Kisumu
Primary School. But then Covid-19 struck. Schools and businesses were
closed. Public and private transport were banned and a 7 pm curfew was
Another 350 young
people in Uganda’s West Nile region have enrolled in short term skills training
courses organized by the Belgian development agency Enabel.
This brings to 2,550
the total number of youth, both Ugandans and South Sudanese refugees, who have
benefited from the programme...
Along Balya Road in Fort Portal, a
town in western Uganda on the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains, there is a small
but busy graphic design shop, called Kabarole Red Enterprises.
The owner and manager, John Koojo,
proudly shows his equipment for making tie-dye embroidery and printing banners...
residents have been urged to desist from littering to safeguard the town’s
image as Uganda’s Tourism City. Home to several tourism sites, Fort Portal
is one of the 7 municipalities recently upgraded to cities. Speaking during
cleanup day commemoration in Fort Portal town today, Enabel...
For many people, the 3 months lockdown due to the coronavirus
pandemic was a challenge.
It was hard to survive on meager savings and adjust to the sudden
change in the pattern of living where one was required to only stay at home. But for Acola Annette, the lockdown was a blessing in disguise. ...
Kyamanywa sits in her workshop where she mixes different substances to
manufacture soap. It is gratifying to know that a physically challenged youth
is making a living by making bar and liquid soap. Mwajuma, a mother of 3 who hails
from Masindi, a district in Western...
Lucy Sagal and Pascal Sagal are sisters from Matany in Napak District. Esther trained with St. Daniel Comboni Technical institute as a tailor under the Enabel Programme. When she completed the skills training, she opened up a fashion store in Matany town and is now training her Lucy sister to learn ...