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Karangura: Caught up between the dual danger of COVID-19 pandemic and water crisis

BY FELIX BASIIME & JONAN TUSINGWIIRE KABAROLE : Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These

Reaping from Harm; a slow extinction of Uganda’s wetlands: Locals hit by changing weather patterns as swamps along Lake Kyoga dry up

By NOAH OMUYA From above, the area adjacent to Awoja tributary in Uganda’s eastern sub-region of Teso looks like a

In Eastern Uganda, a New Solar-Powered Irrigation Project Helps Farmers Save Wetlands

Farmers in Uganda’s Eastern district of Paliisa used to grow crops within the Limoto wetland. But this caused the natural water source to dry up – and farmers to go hungry.

Today, these farmers are earning hundreds of dollars more every week through a new solar-powered drip irrigation project that allows them to cultivate year-round in lands outside of the wetland.

Into Their Own Hands: Kibera, Kenya’s Largest Slum, Tames COVID-19

By Henry Owino When Covid-19 was first reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020 as a pandemic

Youth in Sebei, Uganda Crush Plastic, Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel

A group of young people, majority women in Kapchorwa district Sebei sub-region, Eastern Uganda, have started a new project which is using solar energy to transform human and livestock waste into efficient cooking fuel.

Mt. Elgon Landslides Survivors Plant 30,000 Trees through a Village Savings Group to Fight Climate Change

BECOMAP community organization has planted more than 30,000 trees in eastern Uganda where landslides in 2018 killed dozens.

Landslides Surviving Children Champion Tree Planting In Water Scarcity Hit Bunambutye Resettlement Camp

By: Javier Silas Omagor Hundreds of people are grappling with acute scarcity of clean and safe water in Bunambutye landslides

Refugees Turn Human Waste into Cooking Fuel as Alternative to Protect Trees and Combat Climate Change.

By Robert Ariaka A group of South Sudanese Refugee women in Arua district is manufacturing briquettes out of human waste

Rwandan youth takes lead in Nyabarongo watershed protection

By Aimable Twahirwa It is a hot Monday morning in Nyamagabe, a mountainous district in the Southern Rwanda, a group