Category: JEEP News

Environmental NGO in Uganda

IMPROVED COOK STOVES TRAINING IN KASESE

Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP) has entered into a partnership with WWF Uganda to train trainers (TOT) in Kasese district. The training was aimed at equipping the participants with knowledge and skills on the construction of energy saving cook stoves. JEEP trained over 900 TOTs in the 10 subcounties of Kasese. These include Maliba,…
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JEEP ROCKET STOVE

Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP) has developed a new rocket mud firewood saving stove. The stove has been developed basing on JEEP’s long experience with the efficiency and adoption of the mud stoves in Uganda. The developed stove is a modification and combinations of the 2 pot hole rocket stove and the shielded rocket…
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Solar installations in Arua

JEEP has finalising installation in another 5 school with support from the Nordic Folkecenter for renewable energy. The 5 beneficiary schools were all selected from Arua district. The 4 selected schools were off grid except one (Okollo SS). Okollo SS was getting power from the grid ( Thermol generator) but was un reliable as a…
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Village Health Team Volunteers (VHTs) Training on Indoor Air Pollution

Joint Energy And Environment Projects (JEEP) in partnership with Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) conducted Village Health Team Volunteers (VHTs) Training  A total of seventy nine  (79) VHTs in Kira Town Council and Ssabagabo Makindye Sub County attended  the training. Content outline of the VHTs training was; Indoor air pollution Energy crisis Improved cook…
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JEEP Bids Farewell to Markus

Markus Espeter has completed his volunteering program at JEEP. Markus joined JEEP under the Artefact Solivol program and has worked with JEEP for a year. During his stay, Markus has helped re build the JEEP website, engaged in marketing JEEP, trained staff in computer skills among others. The C.E.O thanked Markus for all he has…
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Students from Copanhagen visit JEEP FC

Public health students from the University of Copenhagen from Denmark visited JEEP folkecenter on 16th August 2012.The students were exposed to the different technologies that JEEP is promoting and how they impact on people’s health. During the visit, the students had a guided tour around the center, during this session students questions were concerning the…
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Cleaner Cookstoves in Uganda

In his home area Mukono, our technician Confrio Nsubuga faces the same problems as we do all over the country of Uganda: Getting individuals to change their behaviour for the good of the planet can be a hard sell, for instance when its about the good old practices of cooking. Ari Daniel Shapiro, an American…
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Solar & Tree Planting Project

The Nordic Folkecenter for renewable energy working in partnership with Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP) has continued to support the implementation of the solar and tree planting project in the selected 7 districts of Uganda. During this period, JEEP conducted a follow up on the tree nursery leaders and solar systems to continue encouraging…
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Solar Light in 5 Schools in Amuria

JEEP has finalized installation of solar systems in 5 selected schools in Amuria districts. Pre visits to all the 5 schools was made physically or through correspondence prior to the installation. Security, maintenance, proper use and need among others were the prime issues considered during the selection of the school. The system installed will cater…
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World Environment Day 2012

Curious about environment like all the time, JEEP was celebrating  the World Environment Day (WED) on Tuesday, 5th June 2012 in the areas of Masaka and Kasese where they exhibited and showed our skills and activities. Theme of this years WED was the Green Economy. JEEP participated in  events in both areas  and exhibited a number of energy…
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