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Israel pledges to empower youth in Uganda

By Samuel Balagadde

Added 15th February 2017 04:07 PM

It is also running a variety of projects running simultaneously in collaboration with the local communities and external partners

Israel pledges to empower youth in Uganda

(L-R) Dr. Matia Kizito Kasule, Tarmer Dekel and Michael Baror chat during the inauguration of the Brit-Ten Centre at Namulanda. Photo by Samuel Balagadde

It is also running a variety of projects running simultaneously in collaboration with the local communities and external partners

 

Israel has pledged continued support of communities in education by empowering the youth and the women with skills for self-sustainability.

Other programs  include  empowerment of the  communities  in improvement  of the   health  and hygiene  and welfare  in Wakiso and Kampala  slums  for or improved general livelihood.

Michael Baror the deputy ambassador, said factors that changed Israel from a developing country to a developed one can easily be adopted by Uganda.

"Uganda the Pearl of Africa has almost all the resources that can turn it into a developed country when put to the right use. What matters most is changing the mindset of people" said Baror.

Baror during the inauguration of the Brit-Ten Centre at Namulanda off Entebbe Road on Tuesday said Israel was pushed  by nationals to a another level.

The Bri-Ten project is facilitating training outreaches to local communes through participatory approach involving the youth and women in activities that will spur their self-sustainability.

Their curriculum meets the local population's needs and aims at improving the quality of life and increases their resilience.

Tarmer Dekel the executive director, Bri-Ten project said their staff and volunteers extend all the efforts to find the best suitable and sustainable solutions to the issues they identify together with local communities

It is also running a variety of projects running simultaneously in collaboration with the local communities and external partners.

Dr. Matia Kizito Kasule from the School of Fine Art and Eng. Prof. Geoffrey Alinaitwe from Makerere University graced the occasion and applauded the Bri-Ten project for transformation of communities through, health and  education that prepares beneficiaries to be self-sustainable.  

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