The Call from Security In mid 2014, I received a call from Bank of Uganda: “Hello, is this Lillian Achom of AFCHIX Uganda?” Me: Yes sir, you’re speaking to Lillian. Voice: I am Victor Lubega [not real names], a security personnel at Bank of Uganda. You applied to receive computers to support the school ofContinue reading GROWING IN VOLUNTEERISM AND IMPACTING COMMUNITIES
“My father has very many children and little money, which has made it impossible for us all to go to school. I decided to volunteer as the caretaker of the ICT center. In return, I take part in the ICT and skills development trainings such as tailoring that take place here.”; said Akello Vicky, aContinue reading A typical day at a Community Network (CN) center in Uganda
Watching “The War Dance”, am reminded of years back in my lower primary, when two of my siblings and I, were among the many passengers in the bus who had been captured by the rebels as we traveled back from our village to Kampala to attend school. Despite the insurgency, every holiday, we used toContinue reading Beyond Access: Community Network Centers –a source of new identity!
February 6th 2019 was my fourth opportunity to travel to the US. However, this particular trip was a totally different experience; from the fact that I was to urgently travel within five days of notice, to the unusual secondary level security checks at customs offices in DC because my letter of invitation indicated that IContinue reading Trump launches W-GDP