Uganda

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Implementing the water, hygiene and sanitation project in Nakyerongosa

For the last two years, the Nakyerongosa (Uganda) community has been engaged in the task of increasing access among the people to safe water, latrines and good hygiene practices. Awareness has been increased among the people of the need for good hygiene practices to a certain extent.

10 goats

1 goat per child

First chicken sold!

The chicken have grown and are now going to be sold.

update june 2009

update June 2009

Condoms donated by Zerocondooms.nl

Condoms donated by Zerocondooms.nl

Urban poor most affected by Climate Change

For a long time, environmentalists have been accused by development enthusiasts of being anti-development. It is hard to escape the tension between developers and environmental preservation advocates.

Urban poor most affected by Climate Change

For a long time, environmentalists have been accused by development enthusiasts of being anti-development. It is hard to escape the tension between developers and environmental preservation advocates.

Managing waste should start in the home

The intervention of the World Bank and the National Environment Authority (Nema) in the garbage disposal project that will see the biodegradable waste from Mbarara Municipality and nine other urban centres collected could mean the end of foul smell produced by rotting garbage, and usher in improved hygiene and sanitation.

Polyethene bags must go forever (The New Vision, Sunday 24th May 2009)

Parliament in 2006 passed a resolution that polythene bags (kaveera) be banned. However, it was realised later that many businessmen had a lot of them in stock. It was therefore agreed that they give them a grace period of six months to exhaust their stock. It is now two years since the ban and polythene bags are still used in Uganda as packing material.

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