Community Revolving Fund promotes rural enterprise development and environmental protection

Sironko - Rose Nangoli’s herbal jelly has become popular in her village of Bukabombwe, Sironko district. Made from locally sourced materials such as avocado & aloe more

Bee-keeping saving the environment in Sironko

SIRONKO - Five years ago, protecting the beautiful mountain lands he grew up on was not 35-year old Rogers Wangoda’s priority. Despite the fact that they more

Using improved Cook Stoves to promote climate change adaptation

Maria-Goretti Kyomukama loves her new cook stove. It is an energy saving cook stove which uses less firewood and doesn’t leave her kitchen filled with smoke, more

Water tanks, saving lives in Isingiro district

As the early year heat sears everything in its way, 50 year old Jennifer Nyakato’s new water tank stands out in her small compound like an more

Elephant dung changing women’s lives in Rubirizi

Happy faces welcome you to the small building that houses the Kataara Women’s Poverty Alleviation Group in Rubirizi district. The women have taken a few minutes more

An environmentally friendly building technology saving trees in Sironko district

Joanita Gumonye, a peasant farmer in Sironko district is over joyed by the opportunity to have a new house, for fifteen years, she has been living more

Small Grants Changing Lives: New efficient charcoaling technologies save trees in Kamuli district

Eighteen years ago, Paul Kironde had no job, and no money to feed his young family of three. Producing charcoal was the only available source of more

Small Grants Changing Lives: Wetland conservation of Makanaga birds' paradise changes a community

For James Ojowi, the vast Makanaga wetland in Bussi Islands, Wakiso district, was just another vast swathe of fertile land for agriculture. Every year, the 37-year-old more

Increasing incomes for rural women through better land management

When Miriam Karooma’s husband passed away in the early months of 2003, she was worried she wouldn’t be able to take care for their seven children. more

Bio-gas: Using cleaner renewable energy to protect the environment

It is scorching hot in Kabarongo village, deep in the green valleys of Lyatonde district. Grace Kyomugasho, a widow aged 67 years, sits on the veranda more

Modern conservation helps farmers prosper in the drylands

In the Lyantonde district of Uganda, farmer David Muhoozi Kiseetula is seeing big changes in his harvest – and his life – after his farmers’ cooperative more

Promoting eco-tourism to fight environmental degradation

Bigodi is one of many villages in Kamwenge district that have an enormous wetland.  With its variety of wildlife comprising eight primate species and more than more