Our partners of UKARIMU Academy invited the Karamoja Tourism Academy and other hospitality and tourism training stakeholders from around the country for an introduction workshop for the upcoming UKARIMU COVID-19 resilience training program. Background of program Due to the prevalence of the COVID-19 earlier last year, now more than ever, an effective crisis response strategy for the sector will require human resources with improved health, hygiene, safety awareness and marketing and communication skills. Ukarimu UKARIMU The first open-source curriculum on tourism and hospitality training in Africa, centered around sustainability and inclusivity. Ukarimu aims at supporting the bridging of the skills gap, by offering relevant tourism & hospitality skilling opportunities. Based on principles of active learning and a combination of hard and soft skills, we prepare young adults with little education and limited options for a career in the sector. Karamoja Tourism Academy This program will be the third training cycle for the Karamoja Tourism Academy focused on improving the quality of service and creating meaningful job opportunities in the Karamoja sub-region of Northeastern Uganda. This program involves all departments in the hospitality and tourism sector: from tourism entrepreneurs and site guides to hotel staff. Stay up to date Follow update of the Karamoja Tourism Academy on Facebook social media and sign up for the Kara-Tunga newsletter.