• Training for Transformation

    IST initiated a market women’s program in Uganda to address the plight of the invisible market women whose voice and power has been ignored and suffocated.

  • Training for Transformation

    IST initiated a market women’s program in Uganda to address the plight of the invisible market women whose voice and power has been ignored and suffocated.

Training for Transformation

IST initiated a market women’s program in Uganda to address the plight of the invisible market women whose voice and power has been ignored and suffocated.

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Who We Are

The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is the East African home for Training for Transformation. It is based in Uganda and spreading its services to the seven East African countries; namely Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. It promotes the philosophy and practice of Paulo Freire.

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Our Programmes

Programmes

Leadership Training

Leadership development is normally thought of in terms of political participation. Yet there are a large number of leaders in communities who mobilise and organise people for action on a variety of issues.

Gender Relations

Gender relations refer to relations between men and women that are socially determined by culture, religion, or socially acceptable ways of thinking or beingThese relationships between men and women,

Economic Empowerment

Women’s economic empowerment is a requirement for sustainable development and growth. Achieving women’s economic empowerment compels comprehensive public policies, approach..

Transformational Learning

Transformative learning is defined as the capacity to be continuously engaged in reflection on experience through questioning why things are the way they are to reach the root causes of problems.
The Plight of Female Market Vendors

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We bring you a touching life story of Nakato, a mother of two, graduate of Information Technology who later became a Fishmonger after failing to find a job. See how her life has been changed by joining the Insititute For Social Transformation.
The Plight of Female Market Vendors

Watch Our Latest Activities

We bring you a touching life story of Nakato, a mother of two, graduate of Information Technology who later became a Fishmonger after failing to find a job. See how her life has been changed by joining the Insititute For Social Transformation.
Voice and Power

Institute for Social Transformation (IST) received funding from the American Embassy Ambassador’s Self-help program to provide 150 of the most impoverished women.

Empowerment Project

Institute for Social Transformation (IST) received funding from the American Embassy Ambassador’s Self-help program to provide 150 of the most impoverished women.

Vocational & Entrepreneurship Skills

To equip impoverished women/families with poultry rearing, management, savings and record keeping skills.

Women’s Rights

Beginning July 2016, Institute for Social Transformation (IST) will implement a one-year women’s rights project in the 6 sub-counties of Busia District.

Market Women

IST initiated a market women’s program in Uganda to address the plight of the invisible market women whose voice and power has been ignored and suffocated.

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Our Projects

IST Projects

Institute for Social Transformation (IST) received funding from the American Embassy Ambassador’s Self-help program to provide 150 of the most impoverished women from six sub-counties with 8 female kroiler chicks and technical assistance in poultry rearing and basic business skills. The project is for one year from January-December 2017. By the end of the project, the beneficiaries will be empowered to start their own businesses producing and selling eggs and chicken, Improving their economic livelihood and nutritional consumption.
The Institute for Social Transformation (IST) is the East African home for Training for Transformation.

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