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Uganda Youth Essay Competition

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Are you a Ugandan aspiring writer? aged 12 - 25 years? Here is your chance to participate in essay writing competitions and add your voice to the Ugandan conversation also and stand a chance to win prizes.

Essays

Participate in Essay Challenges Posted on our website.

Poetry

Get creative in your writing. It doesn't have to be an essay. It could be a poem.

Short Stories

We LOVE writers that create short stories

Folktales

We love to hear the past stories as these shaped the future we live in. Get Creative.

Current Writing Challenges

Winning Essays

In the bustling halls of Uganda's educational institutions, a hidden struggle silently unfolds—the mental health challenges faced by countless students. Anxiety, depression, and other unseen burdens plague young minds, often unnoticed and unaddressed.

Youth skills development, poverty, and unemployment are prominent global concerns in Africa as a continent where the population of young people between the ages of 15–24

Youth skills development, poverty, and unemployment are prominent global concerns in Africa as a continent where the population of young people between the ages of 15–24

Education continues to be a fundamental pillar for sustainable development; this argument is supported by the tremendous contribution made by educated people as well as institutions of learning at different levels in my community.

Overview

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Awards

Cash prizes, social media mentions, win a tablet, get published.

Rules

Enter in any challenge but only submit one entry per challenge.

Judges

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