Month: August 2015

Environmental NGO in Uganda

Sustainability of JEEP Folkecenter

As a fundraising tool, in June, JEEP managed to hire out for the first time its natural compound to host a wedding on Saturday 13th June. The wedding attracted 500 guests who were impressed by the cool, green and clean gardens. A lot was learnt and JEEP staffs are in concrete plans to see how…
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World Desertification day in Isingiro district Western Uganda

On 16th and 17th of June 2015, JEEP staff Racheal, Kevine, Terah represented and participated in the World Day to combat Desertification celebration with other Environmental organisations held at Kibwera Primary School, Mabona ward,Isingiro town council in Isingiro district West of Uganda; This years’ theme was “Attainment of Food Security for All through Sustainable Food…
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CELEBRATING THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2015

JEEP celebrated the World Environment Day on 5th June 2015. JEEP joined Government and other civil society organisations in Uganda to celebrate the day at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School Kiteredde in Rakai District. The global theme of this year’s World Environment Day was ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet’ while the national theme was, “35…
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NETWORKING AND COLLABOLATION

On 29/04/2015, JEEP attended a fellowship meeting organized by Mpigi NGO forum. It took place at the district council chambers. This fellowship aimed at providing space for review of the civil society engagement in development of Mpigi district, Over view of challenges faced by civil society organizations and among these included; Duplication of activities in…
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EAP (Environmental Awareness Project)

The project is implemented as a cooperation between Seniors without Borders (SwB), Nordic Folkcentre for Renewable Energy and in Uganda Joint Environment and Energy Project (JEEP) and Safe Neighbourhood Foundation (SNF). SwB is project leader and responsible to CISU.

Solar Lighting & Stove, Funded by Merkur Cooperative Bank, Denmark

Update June 2015 LIGHT in Schools It’s so expensive, in fact, that we’ve heard stories of parents stopping their children from studying at night because they can’t afford the kerosene to keep the lights on.  Teachers in rural areas often complain that their urban peers have an unfair advantage simply because their children have light…
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Study tour for Seniors Without Borders (SWB)

              Seniors Without Borders (SWB) from Denmark under the leadership of Poul Kroijer visited Joint Energy and Environment Project on the 31 August 2014, thereafter proceeded to Mount Elgon area led by Paul Muganga from JEEP for a study tour during the first week of September. The study tour…
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First Impression!

  My name is Anamaj Mathiesen from Denmark working with Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP) for four months as an Intern. I arrived in Uganda in the month of August, 2014 having been granted a placement to do an internship with JEEP in November 2013. I was warmly welcomed by all JEEP staff and…
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