Social Innovation Academy (SINA)

  1. Mpigi, Uganda

The Social Innovation Academy (SINA) educates former orphans, street children, refugees and other disadvantaged youth in Uganda to become job creators and social entrepreneurs with the ability to turn challenges into solutions. The empowerment and community at SINA has the effect, that the scholars start to understand their past as a strength, rather than a subject of shame. Their life experiences are valuable skills that no one can learn in a school.
It allows individuals to make a sustainable living out of what they are passionate about by nurturing job creators and changemakers with the ability to turn challenges into solutions.

Experiences with Local Entrepreneurs

Rural Women Empowerment with Marjorie Kampala, Uganda

Social Enterprise

The Social Innovation Academy enables marginalized youth to become social entrepreneurs
1 local entrepreneur
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