Scale Up Africa

Ojok Okello on creating catalytic rural transformation

April 02, 2021 Scale Up Africa Media Season 1 Episode 22
Scale Up Africa
Ojok Okello on creating catalytic rural transformation
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Scale Up Africa
Ojok Okello on creating catalytic rural transformation
Apr 02, 2021 Season 1 Episode 22
Scale Up Africa Media

Ojok Okello is a development manager, community organiser, and social entrepreneur who has been using his global experience and education to support a community development project in Okere, his father’s home village in Northern Uganda.

The social entreprise, also known as Okere City, has organically grown to include several initiatives towards education, adult literacy, community sports, health, and the processing of shea butter to create a hub of social and economic activity that allows inhabitants to contribute to and shape the development of their community.

In our chat, we discuss how it all started, the perpectives and beliefs that have powered Ojok’s resilience, and how he believes we could all contribute to the development of our communities.

Connect with Ojok on the following platforms: @OjokOkello_ | Okere City

Connect with Scale Up Africa: @scaleupafricaco | Instagram | Website

Show Notes

Ojok Okello is a development manager, community organiser, and social entrepreneur who has been using his global experience and education to support a community development project in Okere, his father’s home village in Northern Uganda.

The social entreprise, also known as Okere City, has organically grown to include several initiatives towards education, adult literacy, community sports, health, and the processing of shea butter to create a hub of social and economic activity that allows inhabitants to contribute to and shape the development of their community.

In our chat, we discuss how it all started, the perpectives and beliefs that have powered Ojok’s resilience, and how he believes we could all contribute to the development of our communities.

Connect with Ojok on the following platforms: @OjokOkello_ | Okere City

Connect with Scale Up Africa: @scaleupafricaco | Instagram | Website