Author - Collins Mann

Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

YEP project empowers rural community youth in different social and economic aspects. It is an ongoing program that trains the rural school dropout youth in modern agriculture and other entrepreneurship ventures. This project is operating in Mbarara District-south western Uganda and targeting youth aged 18-35. So far the program has trained 418 youth in modern agricultural techniques, record keeping, money saving skills, marketing skills, communications skills, team work and problem solving skills among others. The program has mostly benefited the school [...]

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Project Management Skills for Primary and Secondary School Teachers and Administrators (PMASPAST-Project)

The one year project aimed at delivering project management skills trainings to primary and secondary school teachers and administrators in Mbarara District-South Western Uganda. The ultimate purpose was to enable the teachers and administrators to possess knowledge and skills in project management such that they can transfer the same knowledge and skills to their students through integrating project management learning in the schools’ curriculum and also enable them to train other stake holders like other youth, parents, other educators [...]

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Youth Centered Approach to Build Mutual Respect among Peoples of Different Cultural and Religious Identities

In 2017, The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) supported ICODI to implement a project titled “Youth Centered Approach to Build Mutual Respect among Peoples of Different Cultural and Religious Identities”. The project aims at training and equipping over 512 youth from Nakivale Refugee Settlement and surrounding communities including secondary schools in Isingiro District-South Western Uganda with knowledge and skills in peace building, rejecting extremism and embracing diversity. The project is to help reducing on the violence/fights, hatred, discrimination among [...]

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Reducing Loss to Follow-up in PMTCT and Strengthening Early Infant Diagnosis

Funded by Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) under ViiV HealthCare, the two years (2017-2019) project is aiming at building community, patient and family centred approaches to help in reducing on the impact of HIV/AIDS on women’s and children’s health through; Working with Village Health Teams (VHTs) to strengthen their capacity to extend Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) information and reduce on loss to follow up among HIV positive pregnant and nursing mothers in rural communities, Train and equip local [...]

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