Month: April 2014

Environmental NGO in Uganda

Students from Denmark tour JEEP folkecenter

JEEPERS welcomed passionate students from schools Vestbjerg Skole and Fårevejle Efterskole (Denmark) on the 6th March 2014. The students toured JEEP folkecenter to learn about environmental conservation; renewable energy technology sources, solar PV installations, solar heater, bottle house (house constructed with plastic bottles), biogas demonstration plant, herbal gardens, diverse tree species. Danish team experienced what it is to…
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JEEP Partners at the Folkecenter

The CEO – Ruth N. Kiwanuka and JEEP team welcomed our partners to the folkecenter – Poul Krøijer from Senior without Borders & Kirsten Arup from Merkur Bank. Poul and Kirsten applauded the team spirit of the team. They appreciated  the projects that JEEP is carrying out in the grassroots communities and they recommended that the organization extends her…
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Briquette Training – Bududa & Kapchorwa

From the 20th-22nd January 2014, JEEP carried out 2 awareness and training sessions in the districts of Bududa, Kapchorwa and Budaka. This training aimed at creating awareness on the effects of climate change and the depleting forest cover resulting from cutting down of trees for wood and charcoal fuel. Well, the use of briquettes as…
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Improving Food Security & Diversification of Livelihood Opportunities for Communities in Karamoja region

Implementation of environmental management activities in the Karamoja region In light of the twin problems of climate change and environmental degradation with an effort to increase the adaptive capacity of the vulnerable communities to mitigate droughts/floods, FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in collaboration with JEEP – Joint Energy and Environment…
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JEEP VEHICLE

Through KAL Project – Knowledge, Advocacy and Lobbying for the Benefits of Renewable Energy and Mitigating Climate Change, the organization procured a Toyota Land Cruiser Hardtop Station Wagon 4WD, on the 31 January 2014, to facilitate JEEP projects in distant communities with challenging terrains. JEEP Staff, Lene (5th from Right) with new vehicle

Congratulatory News – JEEP Board member ordained Bishop

He was ordained Reverend Canon Hannington Mutebi following his consecration as the 4th Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Kampala at All Saints Cathedral Nakasero on the 10th November 2013    

KAL (Knowledge, Advocacy and Lobbying for the Benefit of Renewable Energy and Climate Change Mitigation in Uganda)

Update May 2015 Members of Parliament seminar on KAL Project Members of parliament from the district where KAL project is carried out together with the members of Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change (PFCC) were invited. However, a big number of them did not turn up due to many committees which were sitting at the same…
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JEEP Board Meeting

The CEO – Ruth N. Kiwanuka welcomed the Board and expressed her gratitude to all the members of the board. She thanked staff for their commitment and for the awesome work done over the years despite the pressures and challenges each person encountered. The meeting was held at JEEP head office on Friday 20th December…
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Media Awareness Learning Tour Project

Joint Energy and Environment Projects hosted local media houses in Uganda on the 9th December 2013 by carrying out the Media Awareness Learning Tour at the demonstration center with the goal of Educating, Communicating and providing Information to spread extensively to diverse audiences within and without Uganda. JEEP successfully implemented the awareness initiative where 17…
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Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO's (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

FAO's mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy. - 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