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UPDATES FROM MUDINFO EXHIBITION WEEK FROM 18TH TO 20 OCT 2018

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Mukono District NGO Forum (MUDINFO) organized an exhibition in October from 18th -20th October 2018 at Mukono District Headquarters. The exhibition was one of its kind to be organized in Mukono District and aimed at achieving the objectives below.

-To show various activities done by various member organizations.

-To raise resources towards MUDINFO strategic developments like MUDINFO Headquarters.

-To showcase the various activities done by other organizations.

-Increase visibility of MUDINFO and its member Organizations as well as provide a common platform for networking.

The exhibition ran concurrently with a Health Camp from 15th up to 20th October, 2018. The Health Camp was led by: Noah’s Ark, ACHERU, AAR, and Dental Formula Power

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STAKEHOLDER VALIDATION WORKSHOPS FOR THE DRAFT FEEDBACK AND GRIEVANCES REDRESS MECHANISM FOR UGANDA’S NATIONAL REDD+ PROGRAMME

IMG_5647.JPGUganda, through the Ministry of Water and Environment, is developing a national strategy for addressing deforestation and forest degradation in Uganda (The National REDD Strategy). REDD+ which stands for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation is a global incentive mechanism for financial flows to reward countries for improved management of its forest resources, and could thus ultimately contribute to the country’s sustainable development. The REDD+ mechanism has potential to ignite conflicts or grievances relating to several aspects of REDD+ at different scales and levels including the field, institutional and policy levels. In this regard, Uganda aims to put in place an effective and efficient feedback and grievance redress mechanism to help manage and resolve conflicts should they arise. These systems will be put in place both at national and local level to enable easy accessibility and usage of these structures. Continue reading STAKEHOLDER VALIDATION WORKSHOPS FOR THE DRAFT FEEDBACK AND GRIEVANCES REDRESS MECHANISM FOR UGANDA’S NATIONAL REDD+ PROGRAMME

A Visit to Noah’s Arc Children Ministry

IMG_5423.JPGYesterday we visited Noah’s Arc Children Ministries Uganda (NACMU www.nacmu.org) where we engaged in an intensive strategic discussion with its founders Peter (Papa). Currently , NACMU is looking after 187 children and it is not an orphanage home but a children’s home. All the children in this home have no parents and no one is claiming for them and they entirely belong to Peter and his wife. The children in this home are rescued from all kind of nasty environments like pit latrines, garbage pits, etc . Services offered at NACMU are all open to the community and these include but not limited to Education, health, etc. Continue reading A Visit to Noah’s Arc Children Ministry