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ASSET Uganda: blog

Success Stories: Sophia N

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We always love to share good news about ASSET students! Sophia N, a current Social Sciences student at Makerere University in Kampala has launched her own successful jewelry-making business. In addition to pursuing full-time studies, she designs, makes and sells innovative jewelry using locally-available materials. She sells her products directly to clients as well as […]

Seeking Bright Young Ugandan Women for ASSET’s Women in Higher Education Program

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ASSET-Uganda, a non-profit organization providing scholarships and mentorship to outstanding Ugandan students pursuing higher education, is seeking qualified applicants to apply for its Women in Higher Education program. The program will provide leadership training, career guidance, internship placement, mentorship and tuition scholarships for 20 female students who are currently enrolled in or applying for entry […]

Meet Doctor Aminah

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Meet Dr. Aminah

We would like to introduce to you Dr. Aminah; a graduate of Makerere Medical School in Kampala, Uganda. Aminah  is now doing her residency in family medicine at Mulago Hospital and is one of the newest additions to ASSET Uganda’s scholarship and mentoring program. Unlike the residency programs in other countries, the residents in Uganda […]

Welcome to our new website

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Welcome to ASSET’s new website. In addition to the new look and feel; we’re excited to introduce our fully functional “Bead2Read” shop where you can order your favorite Ugandan-made jewelry to support our mission. Please also check out our new video to learn a little more about the students we support. Please make a donation […]

Dining for Women to support ASSET

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We are thrilled to announce that ASSET has been selected to be one of Dining for Women’s featured programs for 2013.  ASSET will receive $45,000 over two years to send 20 high-potential young Ugandan women from disadvantaged backgrounds to college and to support a group of impoverished women artisans. Sixteen out of 100 children in […]

ASSET-Uganda to support medical resident education in Uganda

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Did you know that medical residents (physicians in training) in Uganda have to pay tuition? This is unlike residents in the U.S. who get paid a salary for their work during their post-graduate training years. In Uganda, medical school graduates complete a one-year internship with rotations in multiple specialties after which they can practice as […]

A message from ASSET beneficiary Sylvia N

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REF: APPRECIATION FOR THE SUPPORT TOWARDS MY EDUCATION I hereby send my sincere appreciation for the support you have rendered to me in my studies while pursuing a diploma in Nursing. I completed my state final exams that marked the end of my 3year course and am now awaiting my results. Your help made it […]

International Day of the Girl Child

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Today ASSET joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. Women in the developing world have much lower college attendance rates and fewer economic opportunities than men. One way we can help change that is through education. ASSET has put great emphasis on encouraging and supporting female applicants. […]