Month: November 2013

Environmental NGO in Uganda

Energy and Environment Partnership Workshop

In October 2013, JEEP team (Rachael and Grace) participated in Capacity Building in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency workshop organized by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development in partnership with Energy and Environment Partnership. EEP supports projects that aim to provide sustainable energy services to the poor while combating climate change. The EEP program which promotes renewable…
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Karamoja Project

Joint Energy and Environment Project (JEEP) in partnership with Food Agricultural organization (FAO) have laid down a plan to train Karimojong people who live in the North Eastern region of Uganda how to make energy saving stoves, tree planting and making live fences for their traditional houses locally referred to as ‘Manyatta’ Prior to the…
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Solar Dialogue

Ruth (CEO) encounters a delighted village resident in Butambala – Mpigi district during the solar lamp distribution – Lighting Africa project and she was impressed with the testimony of this man. “My dialogue with this resident inspired me as I walked away laughing.” Man: Madam, how are you? One village resident greeted me with a…
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Bukoba Project – Tanzania

On the 29th of August 2013 2 JEEP staff Rachael and Edna traveled to Bukoba District in Tanzania to follow up and assess energy saving stove project. A refresher course on energy saving stoves was done to equip the SAREPTA members with advanced skills. The members were also equipped with skills in tree nursery establishment…
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Energy Week Exhibition 2013

From the 24th to 28th of September was “Energy Week” at the National Theater in Kampala. That is an exhibition of many organisations and companies which are involved in energy saving solutions. Of course JEEP was also represented there with a stand where we showed our products. I would say, that we had the most…
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PELUM Farmers Stove Training

On 24th September 2013, JEEP trained a farmers group of 36 members in construction of Rocket Lorena two pot hole stove. This group was from Paida district northern Uganda supported by Lutheran World Federation. They received both theory and  Practical knowledge. Participants being shown how banana stems and saucepans are removed from the stove to create…
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Hay Baskets – Fireless Cookers

It is not an ordinary basket as your mind would immediately imagine, however, it is pretty appealing and unique in the dawn of renewable energy! Then what makes it extraordinary? Not until I had been involved with the Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP) folkecenter in Kyanja on Gayaza Road, Kampala-Uganda, did I come across…
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First Impression!

My name is Patrick Lindner and I will stay for one year in Kampala and work at JEEP as volunteer. I just finished my Bachelor’s degree in physics in Germany and wanted to work more practically now. My sending organisation, “artefact”, already sent seven volunteers, to work at JEEP, therefore it became a good cooperation.…
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