Take a minute to read the opinion piece written by Enock Nyorekwa Tinoburyo of ChimpReports where he delves into Uganda’s poverty and the struggle for philanthropists to invest in the country.
“The struggle to invest in Uganda is real and in part is the rationale of the Optimal Social Fund, where Togetherness through small contributions can provide intergenerational support to the needy and poor who are deprived. Yes, we can actually do it. Uganda is a youthful country, yet the characteristics of the current youth are ominous with over 75% of Uganda’s youth still engaged in vulnerable work (own work or supporting family), often characterized by inadequate earnings, low productivity and difficult conditions of work that undermine workers’ fundamental rights. Yet social security and protection are also limited. “
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