Empower 240 Ugandan youth to be student-engineers! Empower 240 Ugandan youth to be student-engineers! Empower 240 Ugandan youth to be student-engineers! Empower 240 Ugandan youth to be student-engineers!

Yiya Engineering Solutions

Org #45118
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
2016
year founded
$36,549
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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 M Wambuzi
Organization Information
Plot #853
Bukoto, Ssemwogerere Zone
Kampala, 00256
Uganda
+256791052632
Organization Information
Plot #853
Bukoto, Ssemwogerere Zone
Kampala, 00256
Uganda
+256791052632

Project Reports

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Nov 9, 2020
22,000+ Uganda youth in Yiya AirScience
In response to school closures from COVID-19, Yiya designed a brand new offline remote learning program called Yiya AirScience. Yiya AirScience is an interactive STEM remote learning experience...
Jun 16, 2020
Munching on mealworms!
Summary: When the Ugandan school year launched in February of this year, our Yiya team was raring to go! We had spent the last months of 2019 prepping and prototyping our newest engineering unit for...
Dec 26, 2019
3rd Annual Yiya Technology & Innovation Showcase!
Ugandan Government joins Yiya's 3rd Annual Technology & Innovation Showcase in Lira, Uganda! Uganda's Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI) joined Yiya last month...
 
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