DIY Chronicles # 1: Keep Me In School

Komo’s Do It Yourself (DIY) Clubs create inclusive spaces for students to meaningfully participate in improving their schools and communities. Through student-led service projects, members are tasked with identifying the most critical challenges in their schools and working together to design and implement creative solutions. Our ‘Chronicle Series’ shares their stories.   A group of …

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The DIY National Students-Projects’ Exposition 2023

The Ministry of Education and Sports has expressed its strong support for Komo Learning Centre Do It Yourself Clubs (DIY Clubs), recognizing their alignment with the revised Uganda lower secondary school curriculum. Mr. Alfred Kyaaka, the Commissioner of Education and Sports in Uganda, stated, “We are very much impressed because it’s a demonstration that our campaign under …

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Online Mental Health Teachers’ Training

KOMO LEARNING CENTRES (KLC) conducted online mental health training for over 80 teachers in the five schools where the Resilience Project is implemented. The training aimed to sensitize teachers on the mental health challenges that students and teachers may face, focusing on depression and anxiety. The training covered the signs and symptoms of these conditions, their …

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Komo Week


We started Komo Week in 2020 to celebrate the launch of our new offices in Kusaatu village. The schedule was focused on community service activities, such as providing health education, clearing water trenches, collecting rubbish, constructing pit latrines, improving the community water well, and constructing a bus shelter. Komo Week was critical in laying the …

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DIY is back with 30 partner schools

DIY adds 10 new schools to the program, for a total of 30 partner schools in 2021. We have started teacher trainings and will be beginning orientation with Senior 1 and 2 classes in May. Students and teachers are excited to embark on the DIY journey.


NAWEC was recently accepted as a member of the Community Health Impact Coalition (CHIC)! This group of passionate and dedicated organizations “exists to make professionalized community health workers a norm worldwide.” See the infographic below to read about CHIC’s 8 core design principles

New Initiative – Mental health in Schools

Mental health has always been a delicate matter in our communities, and access to services has been challenging. This was exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic; in schools, we received overwhelming reports about students struggling to keep up with their studies alongside psychological burdens bared by their experiences during the 2-year school lockdown.We stepped up our …

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