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Erin & Samson with US Ambassador Malac Samson at Obama Africa Convening in South Africa Field team practicing how to teach the Term 2 unit Our new Yiya Innovations Fellow, Sheeba Niwensiima

Yiya Engineering Solutions

Org #45118
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2016
year founded
$29,279
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Community Challenges In the post-conflict communities in which Yiya works, there are a myriad of interconnected problems that feed off each other. The long list includes: demotivated and underpaid teachers, under-educated youth, unequal application of infrastructure and basic amenities, post-traumatic stress mental health disorders, and a region flush with a constantly rotating cast of international NGOs and expats who come for a week, a month, maybe a year, to help fix one chosen problem and then leave. This set-up creates a culture of learned helplessness amongst young people who grow up in this environment and fosters lack of agency, a feeling that the people who have the tools, resources... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Erin Fitzgerald
Erin Fitzgerald
Samson Wambuzi
Samson Wambuzi
Team
Erin Fitzgerald, Samson Wambuzi
Organization Information
Plot #853
Bukoto, Ssemwogerere Zone
Kampala, 00256
Uganda
+256791052632

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4615958224
Organization Information
Plot #853
Bukoto, Ssemwogerere Zone
Kampala, 00256
Uganda
+256791052632

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4615958224

Project Reports

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Sep 25, 2019
Engineering a better world!
Introduction The Yiya team has had a very busy quarter! We welcomed our newest team member, ran a capacity-building training for our field team, taught an engineering unit in Term 2 with our Yiya...
May 22, 2019
Energizing the classroom and making learning REAL!
  In late March, we ran a mid-term teacher training for our partner teachers in Lira District. This training was designed to help teachers reflect on how the Yiya teaching checklist has...
Feb 21, 2019
Starting strong in 2019!
We are less than 2 months into 2019 and already Yiya has accomplished a variety of exciting projects and built some key new partnerships!   O&P-UG Tech Camp 2019 in Gulu! In January, we...
 
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