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DOT Uganda is seeking for applications from qualified young people between 18-29years, engaged in enterprises geared towards transforming the community to take part in its Social Enterprise Competition. We are interested in transforming ideas into positive community solutions. During the competition youth will receive cutting-edge coaching and mentoring support to develop their own innovative social business that solves a need in their community. Selected participants will receive both financial and non-financial support to test and implement their ideas.
Deadline for receiving applications is 3rd February 2017. Follow link at bottom for details on how to apply.


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DOT Uganda and its secretariat BDE Consult alongside its partners carried out a 3-day community outreach in Nabisalu slum from 12th-14th December 2016 under the theme: Promoting Good Hygiene and Better Health in Nabisalu Slum. Below is an account of some moments captured.


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UK-based charity Teach A Man To Fish has announced Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) Uganda as one of 25 African leaders in enterprise education.


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After a successful pilot of the Rangoonwala project, DOT Uganda is pleased to release a Rangoonwala Foundation project publication; Accelerating Sustainable Livelihoods for Rural Subsistence Farmers. This publication seeks to highlight some of the achievements that DOT Uganda has made in communities and in the lives of the Interns throughout the Rangoonwala Foundation funded project in Opit, Lakwana and Atyang sub counties - Gulu District.


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DOT Uganda is pleased to announce that Alex Muwonge, Intern Support Manager was among the selected 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs for TEEP2016. He shares how this funding will help provide employment opportunities to the youth whilst equipping them with employability skills.


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DOT Uganda is pleased to share that Jackline Alwedo, Communications Officer, was among the selected participants for its 3rd cohort for the 2015 regional Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) fellowship in Nairobi Kenya.


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DOT Uganda held a two week workshop to prepare Interns for facilitation in Gulu. DOT Uganda's new project, supported by the Rangoonwala Foundation, will train over 300 youth in agricultural communities.


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DOT Uganda has received a grant from the UK-based Rangoonwala Foundation to facilitate training to farmers in Gulu for six months. This training will ensure these farmers are equipped to be economically independent and able to improve quality of their produce.


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Digital Opportunity Trust Uganda (DOT) Uganda seeks to recruit highly competent and self-driven youth for a 6 months facilitation program (September 2015– February 2016), that will give the selected young people a unique opportunity to work with DOT Uganda to sharpen their skills and prepare for future careers while working within their communities. DOT's key focus is to train young people to become business coaches and mentors in their communities, supporting emerging local entrepreneurs. DOT Uganda recruits and empowers young university graduates (DOT Interns) strengthening their business, technology and coaching skills and deploy them to partner community based organizations to help improve the technology knowledge and business acumen of owners of small businesses that are developing, under stress or in transition in local communities.


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DOT Uganda has partnered with Africa 118 to execute a three-month pilot project that will focus on website marketing, with the objective of creating employment for young people, especially DOT alumni.



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