Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

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bullet2 National Education and Environment Programme

Jinja road opposite shell on Stanbic bank building

1st floor room 156





Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


Mission Statement:  Educate members on environment conservation, health and support of vulnerable people espcially the orphans and widows.

Description: Improving livelihoods in the families of Mukono Districts through sustainable agricultural practices and environmental conservation through sensitization on tree planting, garbage collection in town and proper disposal of wastes. To raise the standards of living for the community through development programmes and to provide charcoal saving stoves to the community as a measure to reduce on the burden women face in providing fuel wood for home use while reducing on the high rate of deforestation.

(a.) Assist about 50 orphans in the District selected from respective Sub Counties like Mukono Town Council, Ntenjeru, Nkokonjeru, Nnama, Nyenga, Ngogwe, Kasawo and Najjembe to become successful through placement of relevant technical Institute and development scheme.

(b.) To provide the needy orphans with accessible, acceptable and affordable training and advocate for skills development amongst the youth.

(c.) To give opportunities to girl child to acquire handy skills so as to be self reliant in future.