Following this link, you can see the news report about Etienne Salborn as the founder of the Social Innovation Academy (SINA). Unfortunately, it is only available in German. http://news.rtl2.de/weltweit/hilfsprojekte-in-uganda/
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The refugees in OPPORTUNIGEE in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement have created a short film. We are very proud about the developments of our first self-organized offspring of SINA, founded together with our refugee scholars.
SINA was invited today to exhibit at the East African Social Business Conference and met Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the driving force behind the global Social Business Movement, Muhammad Yunus. He has been a great inspiration for us and a real honor. His message was clear but provoking: “Forget about looking for jobs. Jobs
At SINA we believe that with dedication and passion any young person can achieve their dreams and create a social enterprise transforming their own past into a strength. No matter what their background is and what hardships they went through in life! In the last five weeks the international community has recognized SINA’s work and
Our scholar Ruth Nabembezi founder of our startup Ask Without Shame, has just won the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017! We are extremely proud! She will be given the award in early 2017 by Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II. in London.
Cape Town, South Africa, 14/11/16 After having been the only startup from Uganda and one of the only two startups being nominated in two categories (Social Impact and Women in Tech), the SINA startup Ask Without Shame won the prestigious Social Impact Award by appsafrica yesterday with Chandi Tome representing the entire team in South
The month of October has been full of exciting events. We can truly say that many of our formally marginalized youth have undergone a long but powerful process of personal and professional development in SINA, which unleashed their full potentials and they have become leading social entrepreneurs and taking Uganda to the next level! We
The Nakivale Refugee Settlement is one of the biggest refugee camps in the world and accommodates over 70,000 people. The majority are youth with very limited possibilities to go to school or take part in informal education. Nakivale is a dusty environment with high poverty. Because of instabilities, frequent coups overthrowing governments in the region
Get yourself a copy of the current issue of the iCON Magazine. Two of our startups: www.sengonzi.com www.askwithoutshame.com have been featured with really nice stories of how Godfrey and Ruth overcame challenges to create their social businesses together with SINA. The iCON Magazine can be found in major supermarkets and book shops in Uganda, Kenya
The Social Innovation Academy, or in short SINA, is a self-organized learning environment that transforms challenges into opportunities. We create social businesses that have a positive impact on the environment and on the society. We wanted to create a place where the youth starts to create their own jobs instead of looking for jobs and