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Jengo Africa

Kampala, Uganda
Joined May 2016
Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health, Peace-building

Our mission it to create a continuum of sustainable solutions, that enable and inspire communities to address threats and vulnerabilities related to human security; to expand capabilities, build community and engage in research that supports innovation and informed solutions.

Jengo Africa focuses on developing products and programs that address human security and development issues.
1. We develop technology based products and services to address human security threats and empower communities through innovative and durable solutions that foster a culture of learning within and across communities
2. We implement activities that enable communities to deal with threats and vulnerabilities to human life giving them a better chance to lead secure lives, ameliorate their quality of life and reach their full potential
3. We engage in research, analysis and mapping of the complex and dynamic human security threats and vulnerabilities in Africa and how look at how to build systems that can allow communities to predict, respond and build resilience against them.
4. We support communities to mobilize for collective action and work together to create networks of strength, collective awareness and build strong community systems able to withstand security threats and vulnerabilities that go beyond national security.

People Associated With This Organization

Alex Nuwagaba

Uganda  
Jengo Africa
Joined May 2016
Interests: Corruption, Education, Governance, Health
Professionally I have merged my passion for numbers and helping people. I am a trained Statistician (bachelors degree) with a masters in Human Security. As the Founder of Jengo Africa, a community based organization, I am committed to expanding the capacity of African communities to find solutions to their challenges. We are empowering Africans to create solutions that are unique and exportable. Our work is about: Identifying the proper tools & removing the barriers to access; Ensuring communities have the proper training to utilize the right tools while promoting collaboration between all stakeholders.
Alex Nuwagaba is the network champion (main point of contact) for Jengo Africa.

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