Uganda’s Elections and Beyond

Uganda’s Elections and Beyond The upcoming elections demonstrates our progress in a democratic journey. There are existing social barricades and areas of concern that are sad and shocking with horrifying experiences that hurt our collective dreams as a nation. However, denouncing alone is not enough. As AYINET, we look forward to welcoming and working with elected leaders at all levels…

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UBS Global Visionaries donates hundreds of computers to AYINET for peacebuilding

UBS Global Visionaries donates hundreds of computers to AYINET for peacebuilding As we usher in 2021 - the year of powering possibilities, AYINET team is filled with great optimism, positivity and gratitude to the Global Visionaries of UBS for donating over 200 computer sets and printers as well as financial support to AYINET. AYINET appreciates DHL and the Government of…

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Safeguarding the plight of vulnerable Women and Girls

Safeguarding the plight of vulnerable Women and Girls Today 25 November marks the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, under the global theme: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect! it is also International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The campaign will run until 10 December, also the human rights day. AYINET over the last…

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Accounts Assistant needed

Accounts Assistant needed JOB ADVERTThe African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) is a non-Governmental organization based in Lira, Northern Uganda. Since establishment in 2005, AYINET as among others provided physical and psychosocial support to tens of thousands to victims of war.AYINET operates in greater northern Uganda with the aims of empowering war victims and post-conflict communities to participate in meaningful transitional…

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The youth co-leading the silencing the guns agenda

The youth co-leading the silencing the guns agenda The African Union Office of the Youth Envoy, in partnership with the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa to the United Nations hosted a virtual Intergenerational Dialogue in celebration of Africa Day 2020 titled ‘’How Will Youth Co-Lead Silencing the Guns agenda?’’. This event focused on echoing the AUC’s strategic engagements…

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AYINET joins UN Emergency Appeal response with youth in focus

AYINET joins UN Emergency Appeal response with youth in focus From left to right: Dr. Tegegn Younas Woldermariam, WHO representative to Uganda, Hon. Okello Oryem, State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Ms. Rosa Malango, the UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda AYINET is glad to join the UN joint appeal for funds to combat the impact of Covid-19 in Uganda. The …

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We All Do

AYINET Director Mr. Victor Ochen When one of us suffers - We All Do! On this shared planet – We All Do! Corona Virus affected one of us, now – We All Do! Pandemics anywhere – affects - Humanity everywhere We All Do because We All Do!  Covid -19 is by far, the greatest reminder of our inter-connectedness, our vulnerability…

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War Victims share stories on healing

War Victims share stories on healing My name is Ikate Robert from Amuria district. I was operated on November 23rd, 2015. Over an injury that I sustained in 2004 when I was captured by the LRA. They (the rebels) took me to direct them to go and attack Soroti flying school. The helicopter gunship came later on and I was…

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War Survivor’s life Restored after 20 years of pain

War Survivor’s life Restored after 20 years of pain 40-year old Akello Scovia (not her real name) lives in Agago district, Lakwa, Kasisiro West, with a family of 6 children. Due to injuries sustained during the LRA war, Scovia had been living with a bullet/bomb splinter in her arm for over twenty years when, in 2018, the African Youth Initiative…

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Healing transforms war survivor’s life

Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Healing transforms war survivor's life Ochaya Bosco, 55 with 4 children from Achiru North, in Agago district lived for 22 years with retained bomb splinters from the LRA war. In 2018,  he received rehabilitative surgery from the Medical and Psycho-social rehabilitation program implemented by African Youth Initiative Network.“In 1996, soldiers who carried radio calls and guns…

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