MDG3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

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Finding Reliable Back-Up Power

Status: Just started
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
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Indiscriminate load shedding times continue to present a huge barrier to offering the planned computer courses at Fatima Jinnah Educational Complex. At the present time, the school has 10 computers on site, but many of the students who have registered to take the courses, were not able to finish the classes due to the lack of a reliable power source.

Balls and Uniforms

Status: Just started
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
1

Discuss how we can purchase basketballs and uniforms for our team(s) in Busukuma.

Rules and Strategy

Status: Just started
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
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Obtain a copy of the rules for amateur basketball, as well as skills and strategy that go into playing the game.

Covered Stadium?

Status: Just started
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
Step: 
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Engage in a discussion as to whether we should build a simple outdoor court, or a covered stadium for the entire Wakiso district.

Biogas plant

Status: Needs urgent help
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more
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The piglets have all now been bought and the pig house almost finished. In a few months we are to have 70-80 piglets which will also mature soon. We need to find ways of disposing waste and the only healthy and enviromental way is biogas production. The biogas will be used for lighting and cooking pig food.

We have contacted Heifer international Uganda, and they have quoted us as follows.

The 12cubic metre biogas plant 2.4 ugs million ($1227.64)

Cost of a Double plate burner is 85,000 ($43.48)

Cost of lamp is 110,000 ($56.27)

Project: Pig farming

VERTIVER SYSTEMS TRAINING

The benefits of employing the vertiver systems are many ranging from forage to roofing, its a simple grass that has earned its place in the world as a tool in poverty eradication.

Research succesful Income Generating Activities

Status: In progress
Time needed: 
Two hours
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To help us decide upon activities to start in Kawempe, we would like to find out what Income Generating Activities are working in other communities. We are considering poultry farming and starting a brass band, but are interested in hearing other ideas from our Neighbours.

Wishing us all a prosperous 2010!

We have all grown a lot this past year and have achieved a great lot together as Nabuur. Again it showed that we can benefit from all types of skills and ideas and that Nabuur is a great platform to bring together a wide variety of those.

Rev. Teh Francis Yai on YouTube

In 2009, the "What Took You So Long" Foundation visited Cameroon and filmed a beautiful video about Goodness and Mercy Missions.

Pig farming as an income generating business

Status: Needs urgent help
Time needed: 
A week
Step: 
1

We need advice on local pig feeds, forage so any ideas are welcome so that we can supplement the maize bran and eventually reduce costs on feed.

This project has just started and we aim to have it up and running in January 2010. we have 5 youths who have already signed up for this project and need your help to make it happen.

We have raised so far the money for the local piglets but have no accomodation and would like to build something permanent to ensure continuity of the project.

Your assistance financial or otherwise will be highly appreciated.

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Project: Pig farming
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