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Sylvain Himbana
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SINAL-PFCF SALAM MUSIC STUDENTS IN BIDI BIDI HOSTING A LIVE COLLABORATION WITH THE UN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS IN USA

We are excited to host a live international performance featuring our Salam Music students and the UN International School in the USA. This event is especially meaningful as it provides an opportunity for refugee students from Bidi Bidi to connect with the world through music. By showcasing their talents, these young musicians can share their...
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SINAL’s Start-up Lab Initiative Receives Support from Eurofins Foundation

SINAL secures support from Eurofins Foundation for its Start-up Lab, advancing entrepreneurship and sustainable farming in marginalized areas, especially Bidi Bidi refugee settlement. This partnership enhances SINAL’s mission of inclusion and uplifting social businesses in Uganda. Throughout the implementation of the “Start-Up Lab” initiative, several achievements and milestones were reached: Successful establishment of 10 community-based...
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Music and Arts Eduction in Bidi bidi

At the Salam Music and Arts Education Programme in Bidi Bidi, we are dedicated to empowering refugee youth through the transformative power of music and arts education. Our holistic approach goes beyond traditional instruction, fostering creativity, instilling discipline, and cultivating a deep appreciation for the arts. Through tailored programmes, we provide opportunities for growth and...
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Our Team

We are a team of social entrepreneurs and alumnus scholars from the Social Innovation Academy in Uganda. Equipped with training in mentorship, life coaching, social entrepreneurship, and project management, we’ve emerged as successful social entrepreneurs. Our diverse team comprises individuals from Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda, each bringing unique backgrounds, cultures, and life experiences. United...
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Music and Arts Education Flourishes at SINA LOKETA in Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement

Experience the transformative power of music and arts education at SINA LOKETA in Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement. Through piano and guitar lessons, youth from refugee and host communities come together to explore their creativity, build connections, and develop essential life skills. Our programs go beyond musical proficiency, emphasizing teamwork, communication, and perseverance. By fostering a...
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SINAL Being Represented During the GRF 2023

We’re honored to be part of the Global Refugee Forum, a gathering co-hosted by Switzerland and co-convened by Colombia, France, Japan, Jordan, Niger, Uganda, and UNHCR. This event welcomes representatives from governments and stakeholders outlined in the Global Compact on Refugees, with a crucial focus on the voices of forcibly displaced individuals and the stateless....
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Inauguration Day at the Bidi Bidi Music and Arts Center

Yesterday marked a monumental occasion as we celebrated the inauguration of our Bidi Bidi Music and Arts Centre, generously supported by our esteemed partners, To.org and the Playing For Change Foundation.https://www.facebook.com/PlayingForChangeFoundation/videos/796268535846848 This center serves as a vibrant space where both refugees and host communities come together to explore their creativity through music, arts, cultural expressions,...
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Apply to Join The SINAL Entrepreneurship Cohort

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to be part of our Flagship Program and make a lasting impact in your community. Unleash your potential, create change, and chart a path to financial independence! Join our Flagship Program for social entrepreneurs, where 40 scholars will unleash their potential to create businesses and generate income with community impact....
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Loketa Agro-farm News

We’re excited to share some great news! Thanks to the continued support from PFCF, we’re making big strides in our SINAL projects, especially in the cultural aspect. With a helping hand from the Lady Bag Foundation, we’ve expanded our farming land to a whopping 10 hectares. Our goal? To make sure there’s always enough food...
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Solutions to an Urgent Food Crisis

There is a food crisis in the Bidibidi Refugee Settlement. Monthly food rations distributed by multiple intergovernmental bodies have been reduced and now a large segment of the South Sudanese population has been cut off entirely. Our team has reported increased suicides in the camp as people are left to choose between starvation or returning to South Sudan...
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