Member Type GIG Member
Organisation or initiative
#ROSHOP House building prototype in pagriniya refugee settlement
|Where is it located?||
Adjumani District ( pagriniya refugee settlement )
Mission, To mobilize and support young people and the host community through skills training, culture transformation and information sharing through open-source technology. Our vision is to transfer empower and skill refugee and host communities of Adjumani with young people who are self-reliant and resilient
|About the project||
The Pagriniya Satelite house prototype is a sustainable ICT-enhanced social network workspace aligned with The Youth Empowerment Foundation. It brings all youths from different ethnic affiliations in Pagriniya, Uganda and neighbouring South Sundanese refugee settlements together. The space aims to engage its community in tech innovation, media and information literacy, career inspiration and life skills through online collaboration.
The overall aim is to strengthen the activities of The Youth Empowerment Foundation in the region for collective social mobilization to empower the youth to embrace active participation in peace-building, non-violence and reconciliation dialogues through social media.
The space has hosted a Digital Tech Boot Camp, a training opportunity for young people with basic computer knowledge to learn programming languages and build products to solve local challenges. Young people also delve into the functionalities of knowledge sharing, e.gapplications like GitHub and building websites for information sharing.
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My love for Technology
|Why are you GIG?||
GIG is a network that shares ideas and connects people with different skills, and they always share online materials, which aligns with my dream. GIG has experts within their network k. I find it and trustworthy for sharing knowledge and providing a platform for everyone to share their ideas.