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Network for Active Citizens-NAC  has Volunteer placement in Uganda.

We are open to receiving volunteers from all over the world to engage... .../Read More!

The bags where usinguzi plants his vegetables

Musinguzi David is an urban farmer in Makindye, Wasswa zone. Musinguzi says he learnt the benefits of urban farming from a Ghetto Go Green... .../Read More!

a picture of a young man whom I pictured throwing a plastic bottle on the road

It may come as a surprise to many people that it is actually very wrong to litter or dump on the streets or by the road respectively.The practice... .../Read More!

Flood waters in Kirombe

Manyattta is a zone in Kirombe, a Kampala suburb. Residents famously know the area as where flooding never ceases. No matter the amount of the... .../Read More!

Maganda washing the plastic bags in a stream of water

Poor disposal of polythene bags in Uganda is still a big challenge although numerous initiatives and laws have been imposed to help solve the... .../Read More!

Uganda is already witnessing the impacts of climate change on its environment. One of the visible effects of climate change is the disappearing... .../Read More!

LIFE IN KAMWANYI ON A RAINY DAY

My heart sinks every time it rains in Kamwanyi, worried about so many things like where to pass. The place floods and fills up the entire market... .../Read More!

Below is a story told to Nabweteme Maria by Onyawon Paul, about a training he attended at Kampiringisa in Mpigi district, on how climate change... .../Read More!

dumping grounds

dumping grounds

The question of ''How to curb poor waste disposal'' has remained unanswered by both the city officials and the residents of the city suburbs'... .../Read More!

Photos: In Kamwanyi, Kampala

Photos: The social mobility space in Kamwanyi, Kampala

When the Ghetto Go Green project was launched in Kamwanyi, a suburb of Kampala, the implementers of the project faced an uphill task convincing... .../Read More!

Keleti with the briquettes he made

Keleti with the briquettes he made

Ahimbisibwe Keleti completed his Primary Leaving Examinations recently. The 13-year-old has quickly thought about how to keep himself busy as he... .../Read More!

The garden

The garden

The level of urbanisation in Uganda currently stands at 12%, growing at a rate of 4.7% and it is estimated to reach 30% by the year 2030,... .../Read More!

Kabuo Rose with the plastic bottles that she collected in Katwe

Kabuo Rose with the plastic bottles that she collected in Katwe

Kabuo Rose saw a challenge in her community and she offered to be the solution. The plastics that were littered in Tawo zone, Katwe, a Kampala... .../Read More!

The plastic waste collection point at Katwe Ku Railway

The plastic waste collection point at Katwe Ku Railway

Katwe Ku Railway is a spot in Katwe, a Kampala suburb. There is a trading centre near the spot, but what is more noticeable is a group of youthful... .../Read More!

Supplying seedlings to residents to plant

Supplying seedlings to residents to plant

Nabasirye Janet is a vendor in Kamwanyi market. The 23-year-old had no idea about climate change and its effects, until she met a team from the... .../Read More!

Kasagga sensitising about climate change through action By Bbaale Drake Thomas Efforts by different stakeholders to curb the effects of climate... .../Read More!

Ssengendo’s urban farm in Kirombe, Kampala

Ssengendo’s urban farm in Kirombe, Kampala

Madinah Ssengendo is a resident of Kirombe in Nakawa, Kampala. Ssengendo is among the people practising urban farming in Kampala. She had almost... .../Read More!

akalanda Phiona, a resident of Katwe I, practising box gardening

akalanda Phiona, a resident of Katwe I, practising box gardening

Poor drainage. Poor housing. High cost of living. Survival for the fittest. These are some of what describe many slum communities in Kampala. And... .../Read More!

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