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JEEP exhibited Renewable Energy technologies at The Non Communicable Diseases Alliance (NCD) awareness function in Kireka

On Saturday the 10th of October 2015, JEEP was invited to take part in the exhibition of Uganda NCD Alliance: Kick off Campaign on the key risk factors of NCDs that took place at Kirema -Kireka Rehabilitation Center Ground. JEEP exhibited the energy saving technologies to people. People were told the benefits of using solar in substitutes on kerosene lamps. Some of the participating foundations were the Uganda Diabetes Association (UDA), Uganda Heart Research Foundation (UHRF), Uganda Cancer Society (UCS) and Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP)

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On the 10th -12th /5/15, SAREPTA Women’s group Bukoba Tanzania ( 4 female and 2 male) travelled to JEEP for training in energy saving stoves, briquette making, field visit to Wabutungulu solar hub and a partnership meeting with JEEP. SAREPTA Women’s group which is a partners of Morsoe Third World Association in Denmark.

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Participated in the World Food Day at Fort Portal in Kabarole District

On Friday 16th October JEEP was invited by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Uganda to take part in the exhibition which took place in Fort Portal municipality, Kabarole District. JEEP exhibited different renewable energy technologies like solar products, energy saving stoves, water filters, briquettes, tree planting, fireless basket, creating awareness and other technologies. The guest of honour was H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the president of Uganda. People praised JEEP for educating people about products that save life and money.

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Students from Butende Technical Institute trained in briquette making.

On 5th November JEEP hosted a group of 15 students from Butende Technical Institute for briquette training. The group comprised of students doing woodwork and metal fabrication and two teachers. The selection was good for the training. The training started with tour around the centre. The purpose of the tour is to have them get insight of what JEEP does. They were interested in almost all the technologies at the centre.

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Welcoming 2 volunteers from Germany and Denmark

As usual JEEP warmly welcomed 2 volunteers in October, Desiree Landerer from Artefact Germany, she is one of many that have been volunteering with JEEP as per our agreement. One for internship at JEEP IS Oda N Kabura from Aalborg University in Denmark, the two are young and very active. [caption id="" align=“alignnone” width=“402”] Desiree Landerer Artefact Volunteer from Germany.[/caption] [caption id="" align=“alignnone” width=“402”] Oda N Kabura from Aalborg University in Denmark[/caption]

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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 to improve the venue for future activities as a sustainability Fundraising strategy for JEEP.