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Sawa Solution: Making Pineapple Jam

Do you have a green thumb? If you do you’re in luck, and if not, our Sawa Spark Eddie Mukiibi will teach you everything you need to know to get your garden started! Eddie knows that gardening is a great way to earn an income, so he began teaching youth simple agriculture skills so that they could...
Jul 26 2014 - 1:47am
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Welcome to the New Advisors in Uganda!

We are greatly honoured and humbled to have six very special Ugandan leaders join our journey as we impact millions of lives through the sharing and replication of local solutions to extreme poverty.
Jul 5 2014 - 12:12am
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Sawa World Ambassador Program Launch

Do you want to help out your community, gain valuable leadership experience, and connect with other passionate youth leaders from around the world? Then our brand new Sawa World Ambassador Program is for you! Our Ambassadors are volunteer representatives of Sawa World, who spread the word about...
Jun 21 2014 - 1:17am
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Welcome Fahad and John Paul!

Our team in Uganda is growing and we want to give a big Sawa World welcome our two new Sawa World Youth Reporters, Fahad and John Paul. After volunteering for the Sawa World Day in March and mobilizing over 600 people from the slums to the event, our newest members can't wait to get more action.
Jun 14 2014 - 6:22am
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Solution Video to Be Screened to 300,000 People Globally

Sawa World has some very exciting news to share. This month, we welcome a new international partner, the Globally Poverty Project (GPP) ( GPP’s mission is to build an unstoppable movement of global citizens who are committed to taking actions to end extreme poverty by...
Jun 7 2014 - 1:08am
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Sawa World in the Media

The world is catching on that Sawa World is making big waves when it comes to alleviating global poverty. Since December 2011, Sawa World's media exposure has more than doubled! In March as we geared up towards Sawa World Day, this included 104 radio features (including mentions on 11 new radio...
May 24 2014 - 12:05am
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Our Growing Sawa Family

Our Sawa World family has some fantastic new honorary members! For our first-ever Sawa World Day in March 25 energetic volunteers pitched in to mobilize all aspects of the event. This included identifying 126 schools, youth centres and youth groups to reach out to and connect with Sawa World. We...
May 17 2014 - 2:16am
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Sawa Solution: Weaving Wallets

While she was unemployed, Sawa Spark Nakalembe Irene noticed a woman in her village making wallets out of dry palm leaves and realized this was a business opportunity. She asked the woman to train her but she would not. Irene taught herself the skill and now she works full-time making and selling...
May 12 2014 - 4:44pm
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Sawa World Wants You!

It's been a busy year so far for Sawa World, and as we grow we are looking for some very passionate volunteers to join our local team in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Do you live in the Vancouver area and have a passion for web development? Are you a video production expert, communication specialists,...
May 3 2014 - 12:56am
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Sawa Solution: Making Reusable Sanitary Pads

In the slums of Kampala 80% of young girls do not have access to sanitary pads and as a result many of them are forced to drop out of school. After witnessing this unsettling trend, Sawa World Spark Florence developed a creative solution to this issue by training some of the most vulnerable women...
Apr 25 2014 - 11:10pm
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