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Welcome to the BOSCO-Uganda Wikispace

Wajoli i Bosco-Uganda Wikispaces



BOSCO (Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach) is an
effort to bring internet connectivity, VoIP phone service and web 2.0 collaboration training to former Internally Displaced Persons camps in Northern Uganda, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Gulu.


Announcements from BOSCO-Uganda:

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  • BOSCO is honored to have received the Breaking Borders Award in the technology category.
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  • BOSCO encourages site visitors to check out the User Profile for the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary in Lacor
  • BOSCO is promoting Learning About Living. The site provides users with games, questions and exercises designed for teachers and youth. BOSCO would like to encourage all users to learn about goal setting, HIV/AIDS, relationships and more. The website is an educational tool which even provides teachers with exercises for use in class.
  • Please visit the BOSCO Classroom-to-Classroom Water Quality Mapping Project and see what students have been working on!
  • Check out some videos and photographs from the early days of BOSCO-Uganda!

Recent updates from the BOSCO-Uganda blogs:

BOSCO Uganda
  • Request for Submission of Business Plans by Daniel Komakech Jul 19, 2017
    Are you ready for it? It is finally here! So, get your innovations up and running! BOSCO-Uganda, in consortium with Hive Colab, GWED-G, B-Space, Unreasonable East Africa with funding from Geneva Global, bringing to you the amazing opportunity to present your exceptional business at the first “Gulu Business Plan ...
  • EWB First Visit to Coope, Bungatira, Gulu, Uganda by Daniel Komakech Jun 16, 2017
  • Protection of Shea butter trees through sustainable livelihood in Agago District by Daniel Komakech May 30, 2017
    I am Adong Jane Margaret, The Chairperson Gwokke Keni ICT Centre Group, We are currently on Environmental protection and conservation in Agago District. As of 30/05/2017 in another development, Gwokke Keni PHA& OVC Network implemented a project on Protection of Shea butter trees through sustainable livelihood in A...
  • PADIBE LAMWO ARCHDEACONRY ICT CENTRE AT TAKE-OFF STAGE by Daniel Komakech May 29, 2017
  • BOSCO INSTALLED A NEW ICT CENTRE AT COW-FOUNDATION-KITGUM by Daniel Komakech May 16, 2017
    BOSCO Uganda has yet added a new community group to it’s globalized network to bridge the digital divide amongst the people of Norther Uganda on board. This new ICT Centre was installed on Monday 8th May 2017 at Children of the World Foundation, a Non-Profit Organization abbreviated as COW Foundation founded on ...

The History of BOSCO-Uganda:

Kit MA BOSCO-Uganda Ocake Kwede

Twenty years of conflict and displacement have isolated the people of Northern Uganda from the technological developments rapidly evolving in their own country and throughout the world. This isolation and lack of access to 21st century Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has prevented communities from using the Internet for creative and innovative ways to meet community needs.

Instead, many communities have become reliant on traditional aid. However, today, with peace in Northern Uganda, BOSCO-Uganda believes that we can begin to turn dependency into self-advocacy through the use of innovative and collaborative ICT technologies.

Initiated in 2006 under the umbrella of Gulu Archdiocese, BOSCO Uganda has been implementing a pilot ICT project in 6 IDP-camps in Gulu and Amuru district (including Coo Pe, Unyama, Lacor, Pagak, Pabbo and Jengari). After the successful implementation of Phase I, BOSCO Uganda is currently expanding its activities in Amuru and Gulu and planning the further expansion to Kitgum and Pader Districts.

BOSCO-Uganda uses innovative technology particularly adapted to rural regions. Its internet stations, situated in rural communities and former internally displaced persons camps, consist of low-power, solar powered PCs connected to a high-speed, long-range WiFi Internet connection. Each communication station is linked to other BOSCO sites via a free VoIP telephony network and through a high-speed internal network (INTRANET) content management page.

Moving beyond the provision of technical solutions, BOSCO will be concentrating on the development of both proven and emerging directions for ICT usage. These directions include computer education adapted to the realities of 21st Century global interconnectivity and a Web 2.0 collaborative approach to cooperation with health centres, e-agriculture, educational outreach, e-government, etc.

For more information on BOSCO-Uganda visit the BOSCO Mission Current Programming Page and the BOSCO Strategic Plan Page.

The BOSCO-Uganda Video:Cinema Pa BOSCO-Uganda





The Growing BOSCO Network:Kube me BOSCO Tye Ka Mede

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