The Stories

Connecting Communities Through Jangala’s Big Box

Pic: CDC Staff in Yei, South Sudan and Arua, Uganda Receives the Jangala Big Boxes In many of the places we work, internet access is more than just a luxury for communities; it is a necessity for survival and growth, as well as an important part of community life. However, in these areas, connectivity is…

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Hope in the Dark: The Hope Village Project in Lainya County

The Lainya Payam Community-centred media shall be called Hope Village Project. Community Development Centre – CDC and Amplifying Voices UK have agreed to work with this community on the Hope Village to realize positive outcomes for the people of Lainya County and restore the lost hope of the people. They told us that they designed…

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Building Peace Through Sustainable Access to and Management of Natural Resources – PAMANA

Tabacco Barn - a curing method using firewood in Lobule – Koboko District (Photo Credit: Barnabas Samuel) PAMANA: Cross-Border HDP Triple Nexus Project in South Sudan and Uganda Conflict in South Sudan has resulted into people crossing over the border into Uganda. The situation in the Kivu Region of Eastern DRC as in South Sudan…

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Community Activism

Community Activism Community activism is about people in communities creating opportunities for growth and change and deliberate movement towards ends which they determine and, in the process, so increase their critical awareness, knowledge, skills and attitudes. Community activists feels moved to create positive change, to improve the quality of life and the well-being of their…

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RABITA: Community Together

Mijikita Community Members in Rabita Meeting in Hai Leben – Yei River County (Photo Credit: Lasu Andrew)RABITA: Community TogetherBy Lasu Andrew – Ass. Dev’t Programs Manager The many years of war have impacted the lives of communities in South Sudan in a very huge and significant manner. All members of the community are affected by…

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Community Music

“Where there is a community there is community Music” - Sebit Martin, Executive Director – Community Development Centre - CDC  Historically music was very significant to early communities and Community music played an important role in those communities; communities used variety of tools to create musical instruments and sounds that are unique only to their…

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New Atmosphere of hope and happiness in Omugo village

Our Executive Director, Sebit Martin checks Speaker Boxes and delivers them for distribution, June 2021In a small part of Omugo Village Four - Omugo Extension Refugee Settlement in Northern Uganda.  Soot Semee is a new source of hope and happiness for the refugee communities living in the camp. John Sebit is the block leader of…

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Regarding COVID-19

Community Development CentreA Message to Our Community Regarding COVID-19Hello Everyone,  I’m Sebit Martin and I am the Executive Director of the Community Development Centre (CDC), A nonprofit and nongovernmental Community Concern Organization with roots in community media, Our mission is to work for the welfare of Communities and poverty mitigation, always seeking to help the…

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Baseline Survey Results on Refugees and Rumours

By Barnabas Samuel, Sebit Martin, and Christopher Tuckwood A critical part of starting any new initiative is for the Sentinel Project team to gather data about the local context and beneficiary population, which helps to inform project design and implementation. We did exactly that before launching the Hagiga Wahid project in Uganda together with our partners at…

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