Hunger & Livelihoods

Thursday 7 February 2019

Cash grants giving new lease of life to South Sudanese child mother

The cash grants of 100,000 Ugandan shillings per month (approx. $27) help poor children aged 15-17, who dropped out of school for various reasons and have enrolled on our Accelerated Education Programme, to stay in school.

Wednesday 30 January 2019

An innovative pilot project to digitize village and refugee group savings

Our new partner Akaboxi is setting up a digital savings system for refugees and helping to increase their access to credit and formal banking

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Refugee entrepreneurs thrive with the right support

Women like Leila have started thriving small businesses to feed their families, with support from an EU-funded project

Monday 2 July 2018

Nwoya youth save their way to financial independence

Village savings and loan groups are helping youth in northern Uganda build their business and save for their futures

Thursday 24 May 2018

40,000 rural youth in Africa secure a better future through entrepreneurial, livelihood opportunities

Youth in Action illustrates how young people aged 12–18 have the potential to contribute to their own socio-economic wellbeing when given the right support