Villages in Action- the day the villagers had their say

The Villages in Action Conference (VIA), is the brain child of Teddy Ruge of Project Diaspora and was held in Kikuube Village Grounds, Masindi, Uganda on 27 November 2010. The conference was co sponsored by Orange Uganda and Business Fights Poverty Kikuube is a beautiful village in Masindi district western Uganda and is home to at least 1000 people most of whom are farmers. … [Read more...]

Are Africans in the Diaspora real Africans

or do we cease being Africans when we leave Africa? As  some  of you will be aware our guest blogger here Teddy Ruge of Project Diaspora is organising a Villages in Action conference in Uganda and he explained how and why he is doing it in his last blog here Supporters of the VILLAGES IN ACTION initiative have worked and continue to do so in the background to  ensure that … [Read more...]

Taking the microphone to the Villagers

Pamlea Naykato- photo by TMS RUGE

In the last post we learned about a new type of conference from TMS Ruge, one that takes the conversation to the poor- VILLAGES IN ACTION I caught up Teddy a few days ago to try and get a better understanding of what this is all about and here is what he had to say So  Teddy I have heard so much about this  VILLAGES IN ACTION CONFERENCE, can you tell me firstly where and … [Read more...]