BUSINESS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS


Namugenyi Alice popularly known as 'Mukwano' in her early 60's is a woman entrepreneur in Nakaseke Ssaza in Nakaseke District. Namugenyi is a competitive woman entrepreneur who makes a variety of products including Soap,cakes and making exercise books despite her beginning so small with only frying cookies to earn a living.She says she gained courage to venture in such businesses because she was scared of being poor and admired living a luxurious life where she could afford buying herself basic needs. Namugenyi has been able to buy herself a plot of land with a house plus paying  her children's school fees and has a dream of building a magnificent storied house that has never been built in Nakaseke District irrespective of the challenges she has gone through such as a fall in sales during school holidays when children are home for holidays plus the fluctuating prices of ingredients such as baking flour and sugar not leaving out the risk she faces of using local equipment when baking cakes.

Radio School Quiz Final Competitions 2016

Every year Nakaseke Community Radio 102.9 fm organize a  Radio School Quiz Competition.This program helps children to learn from each other. the program happens once a week , every  Friday from 2:00 pm-5:00 pm.
This year, only 48 schools registered and fully participated,among them,only 8 schools made it to the finals:
Children on the Final Quiz Competition 

  1. His Grace Primary School
  2. Mifunya Primary School, 
  3. Nakaseke Parents School
  4. God's Hope Primary School,
  5.  Butayunja Church On The Rock Primary School
  6. Bukuuku Primary School,
  7. Semuto Primary School,
  8. Genesis Nursery and Primary School.

Semuto Primary School emerged the best with 38 points and moved away with a trophy and 100,000 shillings cash prize followed by Nakaseke Parents School with 28 points which received 80,000 shilling cash prize.His Grace Primary School emerged the third and Genesis in the fourth position.The event was presided over by Mr. Ssula Zzabasajja,the Mayor for Nakaseke Town Council.Other  people in attendance included Councillors from the District, CDO's and community members.The Guest of Honor encouraged the pupils  to be brave as they approach the examination rooms because they have been well prepared.The District Councillor,Mr. Kimuli David encouraged the candidates to  revise hardest in the remaining time.He emphasized that it is never too late to change grades.He thanked the management of Nakaseke community radio for the good innovation that supplements education in the community.

E-Readers changes the reading lifestyle of rural Children

Lisa( Intern) from Germany  training children 
 Nakaseke Community Library is  among the five (5) selected  Libraries in  Uganda to benefit from the E-Reader Project. So far  20 e-readers have been  received  to help the Library to reach out to marginalized Schools especially in far and hard to reach areas.

About 295 Children have acquired the basic skills in using the e-readers and they  use the e-reader  with little support . Children find them very interactive and enjoyable. The e-readers  contains beautiful African Stories  and subjects materials  like Mathematics, English , Science and Social Studies  and many other literature.

The Library has Trained  25 Teacher from  different Schools on how to utilize the e-readers to enhance their teaching skills. We have also worked out an Outreach Program to cover many schools among them they include;
Nakaseke parents School
Exodus P/S
Raymond from Exodus P/S  using the e-reader
Green Valley P/S
Kasagga P/S
Kiziba RC
Gods Hope P/S
Mifunya P/S
Real Light P/S
Nakigulube P/S

However, our target  this year is to reach out to 15 primary Schools.