From over 260 global submissions: the collaboration between SINA and its startups Ask Without Shame and Opportunigee emerged as the winner of the the openIDEO Amplify challenge. We are proud and excited and with support of ideo.org will bring emergency sex education into refugee camps in Uganda! Find out more here: https://challenges.openideo.com/blog/amplify-reproductive-health-challenge-winners-announced
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Retreat Center near Kampala ideal for retreats, seminars, workshops and conferences Located next to Mpigi Town, just 30Km outside of Kampala (1h drive), SINA offers 11 double rooms, out of which 6 can be transformed into triple rooms (total capacity of 28 guests but extra rooms within the SINA community next to the SINA village
Three of our upcycling social enterprises have been featured in the Ugandan Spark TV in the last few days. Here are the videos (in Luganda only):
From today up till Friday this week, SINA is presenting to the Parliament of Uganda and its MPs. We are excited to have been chosen among only 14 Ugandan organizations to showcase and discuss successes for youth empowerment and job creation with the Members of Parliament. On the first day, our team finished successful discussions
SINA startup Kimuli Fashionability was invited by “engagement global” under the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to the “Bildkorrekturen Konferenz on Fashion & Development” to present their work in fashion design with upcycled products while giving employment opportunities to disabled people in Uganda. German models walked on the runway with Ugandan fashion designed
1. Monica Oweneema and Life Saver’s Strides More and more young people face depression and mental disorders in their lives. Monica from Uganda and Dawid from Poland both managed to transform their challenging life situation into their greatest asset! 2. Social Innovation Academy (SINA) and Cohabitat from Poland A comparison and analogy of two
“OPEN DOORS”: INTEGRATION AND THE IMPACT OF REFUGEE POPULATIONS is a collaborative project between Alliance Française, Goethe-Zentrum and the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and will debate about refugee policies as well as demonstrate the opportunities refugees bring for a host country. Tuesday, 21st November starting at 3pm Venue: Makerere University Main Hall The Ubuntu Talks will start at
A full chapter about SINA was published in the book EDUSHIFTS – The Future of Education is now. Some of the leading educationalists and innovative educational projects from around the world are featured in this book and we are proud to be among them! Click on the image to open the book..
A short film has been released about Refugees creating their own opportunities, featuring our SINA OPPORTUNIGEE in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement and Marina Hulia from Poland:
Our core values make us who we are and we subconsciously base every decision we make upon our values. Knowing them can help us become happier and making tough decisions becomes much easier. Over the last few weeks, the entire SINA community examined its values in different activities and sessions and identified five core values.