Impact News

The Results Are In!

Thanks to your support the first-ever Sawa World Day was a HUGE success! On March 23, 2014 more than 3,000 people came to the Sheraton Kampala Hotel to learn innovative and accessible solutions to poverty from 27 Sawa World Sparks. With major media coverage and invaluable sponsorship, as well as...
Apr 19 2014 - 1:50am
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The Sawa World Day Video Is Here

On March 23, 2014 the first ever Sawa World Day took the world by storm! If you didn't get a chance to attend this revolutionary event at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, don't worry, you can get a sneak peak of the excitement and get to know some of our Sawa World Sparks, Sawa Youth Reporters and...
Apr 14 2014 - 5:22pm
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Sawa Solution: Rearing Chickens

Sawa World Spark Margret greatly appreciates the things she has learned from other women in her community, so she founded Mirembe Women’s Group to pass on her knowledge and skills to others. Through this organization she has trained over 500 people with valuable skills such as cooking, farming and...
Apr 5 2014 - 12:40am
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Sawa Solution: Baking Cakes

Everyone loves cake, but did you know that this sweet treat can also help you earn a living? Sawa World Spark Kenneth shows us how to start a successful business by baking and selling cakes. Through his company KK Confectionaries, Kenneth has earned enough money to pay half of his school fees and...
Mar 29 2014 - 1:51am
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Sawa World Day Official Press Release

Ground breaking Sawa World Day about to launch in Uganda showcasing locally-created solutions to instantly self-employ and improved the livelihoods of up to 5,000 vulnerable youth on March 23, 2014, at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel Gardens Press release: March 14th, 2014 – Kampala, Uganda
Mar 14 2014 - 10:33pm
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Counting down to Sawa World Day!

Mark your calendars! On March 23, 2014, from 10 am to 6 pm, Sawa World, in partnership with the Sheraton Kampala Hotel, will be hosting the first ever Sawa World Day. For this exciting free event, the garden of the Sheraton Hotel will be transformed into a spectacular showcase where 25 of our Sawa...
Mar 7 2014 - 9:26pm
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Sawa Solution: Making Chapati from Sawa Spark Ronald Twinamasko

Ronald teaches youth in Nakulabye a nutritious and delicious way to make a living by using local resources and a few simple ingredients to make chapatti. Beneficiary Ambrose, has already seen the positive effects of this solution in his own living situation and enjoys learning the business from...
Feb 28 2014 - 9:54pm
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Congrats, George!

Sawa World Club member George, won a medal and 1 million Ugandan Shillings in a university entrepreneurship competition for his replication of one of our solutions after watching Sawa Spark Maureen Kwikiriza’s solution video. He even had the opportunity to present the solution before the president...
Feb 22 2014 - 1:37am
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Cheers to 2014!

After a busy 2013, we are very excited about what’s to come for Sawa World in 2014! Earlier this year, our Canadian and Ugandan teams put their heads together to set some BIG goals for the year ahead. We are looking forward to streamlining our systems and processes so that we can track our impacts...
Feb 15 2014 - 2:53am
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Ending 2013 on a high note.

2013 has been an incredible year for Sawa World! I hope you enjoyed reading about this year’s highlights in our last Impact News . We are steps closer to our ultimate vision in creating a "Sawa World", an equal world where 1.2 billion people currently living in extreme poverty will...
Dec 31 2013 - 3:29pm
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