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Consultancy Opportunity

Restless Development Uganda is looking for a a passionate, self-driven individual to conduct a desk review analysis of the budgets of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

Taking Climate Change to Schools

Living in the Climate Crisis Young people are disproportionally affected by the climate crisis. The voices of young Africans are often unheard in public and political discussions of climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation. Restless Development’s Living in Climate Crisis report, drawing from 1214 survey responses and 102 interviews with young people in Uganda found …

Jerome and Bako’s Story

For Jerome and Bako, it’s the rise in confidence that was their biggest achievement from volunteering with Restless Development. “I was able to achieve my goals” shared Bako when asked about his proudest achievement. “For example, I learned to be resilient. In Uganda, if you don’t learn to be resilient, you might meet with failures.” …

Tonny and Claudia’s Story

For Tonny and Claudia, a charged phone is the first priority ahead of a busy day volunteering. Tonny lists his morning tasks, giving us an idea of what his daily to-do list looks like. “First I travel to the project location, meet the project lead, and prepare to start monitoring a project. I speak to …

Prudence’s Story

Leading the fight against gender-based violence in Uganda. Since the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic, cases of gender-based violence have increased exponentially. Movement restrictions and the lockdown have further restricted young women and girls from seeking support. Young leaders all over the world, concerned by the rising cases of violence in families have stepped up …

SHE SOARS project launched

Improving the sexual health and rights of women and girls in Uganda. The government of Uganda through the Commissioner Reproductive Health at Ministry of Health has committed to working closely with Sexual and reproductive Health and Economic empowerment (SHE) Supporting Out-of-school Adolescent girls’ Rights and Skills (SOARS) project with the implementing partners. SHE SOARS will …

SHE SOARS

Supporting out-of-school Adolescent girls in Uganda through Sexual and reproductive Health education. Adolescent girls face many barriers in exercising their Sexual and Reproductive Health rights,. The cost of these barriers are devastating and deadly. Barred from seeking services and making decisions about their health, one to 4 adolescent girls become mothers every year in Uganda.*  …

Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education

Offering young people prospects for economic participation. Restless Development is partnering with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to harness the opinions, ideas, insights and lived experiences of a diverse group of young people in Uganda. The programme aims to contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality Education’ by strengthening local Technical and Vocational …

Living in the Climate Crisis: Young people in Uganda

Climate change is affecting young people in Uganda. How are they addressing the crises? Climate disruptions are having severe and adverse effects on people’s lives and livelihoods, demanding immediate and coordinated action. Our understanding of climate change must take into account its impacts on those most at risk of severe climate disruption – particularly young people in Africa. …