JEEP 10th Anniversary at Folkecenter.

Dec 15, 2015   //   by admin   //   JEEP News  //  Comments Off on JEEP 10th Anniversary at Folkecenter.

On 14th November 2015 JEEP celebrated their 10th Anniversary at their home JEEP folkecenter in Kyanja. The celebration began with marching by the participants around Kyanja trading center. JEEP exhibited different types of renewable energy at the center where by many people from different district were so excited to see these technologies how they work. All JEEP members from various districts, schools and other invited guests celebrated together with JEEP staff. The Board of directors represented by Dr. Ssekamatte Ben welcomed the visitors to the ceremony , he informed the visitors that JEEP has been in existence for over a decade  and thanked the staff and administration for the work, he thanked MS Uganda for assisting JEEP with getting for the center and partners such as the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy (NFRE), FAO, Merkur bank, Energi  Nord  and other partners who continue funding JEEP. He informed the participants that Energi Nord has donated a number of lamps and requested corporate companies like banks to do so, JEEP is involved in many projects across the country in districts such as Kasese, Mpigi, Bududa, he requested participants to carry out at least one environment activity i.e. solar, tree planting in their areas. He concluded the speech by emphasizing JEEP’s mission which is “A safe environment for a sure future”

 

The matching in Kyanja Ntinda road. Oda and Desiree volunteers at JEEP with the banner.

Chief Guest and JEEP Board of Directors

 

The St. Yusufu Lugalama Ntinda church choir entertained the Guests

 

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MS Uganda is part of MS - Danish Association for International Co-operation. Their vision is a world in peace where co-operation among people promotes global equity and ensures improved conditions for poor and marginalised groups. The overall objective of all their work is to contribute to the reducation of poverty in the world. - Visit Website

The Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy is a non-profit, independent, organization that provides research, development of technology, training and information for the manufacture, industrial innovation and implementation of renewable energy technologies and energy savings in Denmark and throughout the world. Folkecenter intends to achieve measurable increases in the utilization of renewable energy technologies and thereby significant reductions in environmental pollution associated with energy use in Denmark and elsewhere. - Visit Website

JEEP partnered with Energy Nord - a utility company from Denmark - to implement the Lighting Africa project. The project aims at improving livelihood of people especially those living in off grid areas through provision of clean light from solar energy thus substituting the dangerous kerosene lamps. The project aims at providing solar lanterns at a subsidized rate and creating awareness about solar energy. Beneficiaries are equipped with basic knowledge about the usability and maintenance of solar lamps. - Visit Projectpage