Katakwi leaders train women on enterprise skills

By Benjamin Epeduno
About 1,000 women in Katakwi District have been trained on how to attain entrepreneurship skills.
The chairperson women council katakwi district Hon. Flavia Asekenye said, 600 women were from Okulonyo sub-county and 400 from the Neighboring sub-counties of Usuk and Ongongoja.
She added that, the three day conference that started on Friday 29th November and ended on Sunday 01st December 2019, was graced by a lot of positive response from the rural women who have been trained on their social well-being.

Among the facilitators were, Hon. Margret Amuge the District councilor for Katakwi Town council and Katakwi sub-county, Mrs. Agudo Reecho-the head teacher of Obulengorok primary school and others.
Hon. Akurut Violet-Adome, the District Woman MP for Katakwi said, the women play a big role in family planning- thus asking men to always be giving their bed associates the opportunity of attending educative meetings organized by leaders.


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Noah Omuya is the founder and CEO of Aica Communications LTD, a Company that currently runs an online news publication (www.aica.co.ug) with a plan of beginning to print Magazines and a newspaper in Ateso language in 2020. He is a Media challenge Fellow- class of 2019 and he has specialized training in writing, strategic and multimedia communication, mainstream and online journalism from the Media challenge fellowship and Kampala International University, where he pursued his Bachelors of Mass Communication. At the age of 18, Omuya was a train-on-job employee with Joshua 93.5 FM where he acquired a three years’ demonstrable experience in broadcast media, content development, public relations and, marketing and promotions strategies for private businesses, public entities and non-profit organizations, as well as engaging with traditional media. He scooped a Media Challenge award for the best feature essay writer of the year 2018. He was also first runner up for the refugee broadcast story of the year, and second runner up for radio feature story teller. The Media Challenge Award qualified him to be part of the Media Challenge Fellowship, where he has got intensive training in solutions journalism, political reporting, investigative reporting, youth participatory radio, multimedia journalism, and data journalism. At the fellowship, he has been trained by international celebrated journalists from BBC, CNN, Reuters, AFP, NBS Tv, UBC Tv, NTV, New Vision, Daily Monitor among other recognized institutes. He also has hands-on experience in research, in different private organizations in Uganda; experience in media relations with regular assignments in field reporting, marketing and public relations.

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