Category Archives: Youth empowerment

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A Go-Getter

The ability to stand by one’s word is in itself a gift not everyone possesses. It breeds a spirit of principle consequently enabling one stay on the right path towards the realization of their dreams.   Ephrance Nanyonga has been blessed with this gift. Passionate about swimming, travelling and nurturing people, the 20 year old, […]

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SKILLS BROUGHT TO EFFECT

One may have the most skills and greatest of strengths but such is an unfortunate man until they master how to use their skills as a raw material to earn them a living.   This vividly describes Andrew Ssemombwe before the Youth Outreach Program with Maisha &Kyusa. Richly blessed with cookery, electrical wiring, swimming & […]

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YOU’RE UNIQUE: LIVE IT

The greatest enemy of great is good,’’ your greatest enemy is yourself; the voice within that keeps telling you to be like other people. You then end up trying to be like others and live a mediocre life. You even labor so hard to dress like them, speak, walk and even produce the exact products […]

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Kyusa stories of transformation

A graduation speech written and delivered by the Kyusa change agents at their graduation:   We applied for the Kyusa program expecting the usual classroom setting with teacher -student approach; to our surprise, it was a creative form of learning with games, participation from students earning us more than just a certificate but an experience […]

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Allegiance to our nation

“Working with the youth to tackle the unemployment problem in Uganda” was the theme for the Uganda national Labor Day celebrations in May 2014. In the same month, Kyusa was officially registered with the intention of addressing the lack of economic opportunity among out of school youth, a clutch long ignored and isolated by society. […]