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Funding for Environment Protection Project in Uganda

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Promise of Hope Organisation

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

My major focus at the moment is the community of Kakooge, in Nakasongola District, Uganda. Specially the youth between the ages of 16 -25 and the women.

The major issues am trying to address include:
- Poverty eradication
- Climate change
- Environmental protection
- Agricultural participation
- Community Livelihood Support

What is your project and how will it help?

Project title: Poverty and Environment Protection

The objectives of this project is to:

• Enhance the landscape and visual interest of local neighborhood.
• To provide and expand shelter, recreational and amenity resources, to neighborhoods, schools and recreational areas.
• Provide (by-planting) native, non-native and improved tree species so as to:
- Plant and care for up to 3000 trees in two years.
- Restore/improve the canopy and thus beautify the area.
• Enable community start working toward a more secure livelihood for the benefit of future generations of humans and other living species.
• Will strengthen local capacity, policies, and implementation resources (for example participatory M&E, planning, action research) for integrated ecosystem management at grassroots level.
• Run grassroot biodiversity – based enterprises such as cultivation of medicinal plants.
• Enhance capacity of local communities to manage community based poverty/environment/conflict transformation projects sustainably.
• Enhance capacity of local communities to influence policy formulation, dialogue implementation and/or reform on environmental management.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

I work as both a Director and an Administrator of this project.
People can work with me by:
- funding this project
- volunteering in tree planting
- training our members on various ways (ex. protect the environment)

Please detail the resources that you need.

In a first phase of the project we need:

Number of trees 3000
Funds for buying each tree $3

Total amount required $9000

Contact details

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Partnership types

Standards and guidelines development; Project funding; Provision of services / all (4)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Community development; Environment and all (3)