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BBI launches “BiZoHa Women’s Empowerment Center”

Posted: Sun, August 13, 2017 | By: Women’s Empowerment

Ruwenzori.jpg ​Brighter Brains Institute has launched its first “Women’s Empowerment Center.” Our intention is to raise the social and economic status of women in Uganda - gender equity is required by our humanist principles. The director of the Women’s Empowerment Center will be Ngabirwe Phiona, head teacher at BiZoHa Orphanage Humanist… Continue Reading

Nyakiyumbu Widows receive $220 from BBI for Piggery

Posted: Sun, August 13, 2017 | By: Nyakiyumbu

1501765372719.jpg ​Brighter Brains Institute has donated $220 to the Nyakiyumbu Widows Association, for the group to purchase pigs. BBI has been supporting the activities of the Nyakyiyumbu widows for three years. We have sponsored a clinic at the Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage School, and we’ve provided funds for food, classroom construction, shoes,… Continue Reading

Acculturation Tools for Rwenzori Sub Region, Uganda

Posted: Thu, August 10, 2017 | By: Misc./BBI

by Moses Muhindo Kibalirwandi and Assistant Professor Adrian Rwekaza Mwesigye The ethnic conflicts in Rwenzori Sub-Region in Uganda have greatly impacted the socio-economic development hence causing backwardness for the Region. Acculturation is a term implying cultural change or transformation. Culture contacts are acculturation tools to enhance prospects for post 2015… Continue Reading

Jonald Namayangye and Charity Cathy Biira are BBI’s MicroFinance Teachers

Posted: Mon, August 07, 2017 | By: Women’s Empowerment

Screen_Shot_2017-06-21_at_11.40.35_AM.png Brighter Brains Institute is going to be providing multiple women’s organizations in western Uganda with microfinance loans. We have set up a special website for this - Every women’s group that BBI provides loans to will initially receive instruction on how microfinancing works, from two BBI representatives: Jonald Namayangye… Continue Reading

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