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To date, Living Earth Uganda has implemented a number of projects. A snap shot of each is given below:

Jobs & Oil Project: Improving Access to youth and women employment

  Making Oil work for Poor People in Uganda

Improving access to youth employment in Western Uganda through increasing employment opportunities, income and participation in decision making for women and youths in the context of an emerging oil economy in Hoima and Buliisa districts in Uganda. 

Jobs and Oil project Is a three and half year’s project implemented by Living Earth Uganda (LEU) with support from European Union and DFID.

 

The project is also implemented in partnership with Living Earth Foundation UK and funded by Comic Relief. Itis focused specifically on developing eco-enterprises in rural communities that neighbor national parks, wildlife and forest reserves in Hoima, Buliisa and Masindi Districts in Western Uganda.

Period: 3 years July 2014 – June 2017

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Burning Waste not Wood: Promoting alternative sources of fuel and usage of energy saving stoves in Kampala as a means of mitigating climate change funded by the French Embassy,
2012 - date

  Improved conditions in Urban Slums, Public Private Partnership: 2010 - date.

The project aims to promote and popularize use of briquettes as an alternative to charcoal derived from wood and the use of energy saving stoves, thus enabling households, communities and institutions to save on fuel costs and serving as a model practical intervention for climate change mitigation in Kampala City.
The project will target charcoal sellers in trading centers/ markets of Kampala city as well as their customers mainly in urban poor. The end users of the briquettes will be the poorest residents of the target communities.

 

The overall objective of this action is to reduce the prevalence of poverty in the context of sustainable development and so contribute to the achievement of MDG 1 in reducing poverty by 50% by 2015. Additionally the project will contribute to target 4 of MDG 7 (ensuring environmental sustainability), namely a significant improvement in the lives of the slum dwellers by 2020.

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Improved conditions in Urban Informal Settlements:
June 2010-March 2011.

  Enhancing Waste Plastic Collection in Kampala District October:
2008 to June, 2009.

The project aims to promote and popularize use of briquettes as an alternative to charcoal derived from wood and the use of energy saving stoves, thus enabling households, communities and institutions to save on fuel costs and serving as a model practical intervention for climate change mitigation in Kampala City.

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The project titled Improved Environmental Conditions in Urban Slums through Waste Plastic Collection in Uganda, using the Public Private Partnership approach between Unilever Uganda Limited, Living Earth Uganda (LEU) and Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (DED).

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Urban Livelihoods projects:
2004-2008

  Public Private Partnerships for the Urban Environment (PPPUE):
2002-2004

Living Earth Uganda implemented a comic relief funded project in Uganda from 2002-2008. The project aimed at promoting the participation of micro and small enterprises (groups and organizations) from poor urban communities in public-private partnerships so that they realize the economic and political benefits of Uganda’s PPP policy.

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Living Earth Uganda implemented the Public Private Partnerships for the Urban Environment (PPPUE), 2002-2004 funded by UNDP for a period of 2 years during which timeframe, LEU, piloted a number of PPP projects in 6 urban/peri-urban areas in Uganda. This project was part of a global PPPUE strategy.

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Kampala Integrated Environmental Education Project (KIEEP),
1999-2002

Living Earth Uganda implemented the Kampala Integrated Environmental Education Project (KIEEP) in August, 1999 which was funded in partnership by UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Shell Uganda Ltd. The project objectives included addressing the environmental education materials of the new primary curriculum, the city-wide environmental education strategies, and creation of partnerships with communities. These objectives were achieved by developing of education materials for local communities and facilitating partnerships between the private sector, NGOs, communities, and local and national governments.

 
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