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5 Ways Young People in Uganda Use U-Report to Create Positive Impact in their Communities.

What is U-Report?


U-Report is UNICEF’s digital community for young people, by young people, where they can raise their voices and share opinions on topics that matter to them. Across more than 90 countries, we empower young people to find out about issues that affect them, take action, and become part of the change they want to see. Using real-time insights and solutions, U-Report shapes policies and decisions in communities, countries and around the world, working side-by-side with young people. Your voice matters.


How can a Young Person Use U-Report to Create a Positive Impact on their community?


  1. Polls.

Your Voice matters and it will be heard through U-Report Polls. U-Report sends out period messages via SMS, WhatsApp and Facebook where they ask willing participants to share their anonymous views about various social topics. This information is analyzed, compiled, and taken to decision-makers to inform and shape their decision. The information is also used by UNICEF, the government of Uganda and other organizations to inform their policies especially those that affect young people. For example, in 2023, the Uganda National Youth Council conducted a U-Report poll on what young people in Uganda are doing to realize Sustainable development goals and those results were presented to the president of Uganda at the International Youth Skills Day.