Author Archives: krc

• FARMERS IN WESTERN UGANDA URGE GOVERNMENT TO SET UP SEED BANKS

“Indigenous and traditional food and seed systems, preserving agricultural biodiversity, ending Hunger”.  During the Rwenzori Regional indigenous/ Traditional Food and seed Fair Conducted at Balya Road Green Belt, Fort Portal. The Fort Portal Food Change Lab 8th-10th Oct 2018. FORT PORTAL: Farmers in the Rwenzori and Bunyoro sub regions in Western Uganda have asked government to set up seed banks to ensure availability and quality seeds. “In order to protect the survival of traditional/indigenous ... Read More »

• KRC simplifies Police work

My name is Musinguzi David am a police Constable attached to Malembo C police post and my role is protect the refugee community and their property. Before KRC came to this community with the strategy to respond and prevent GBV, this place had a lot of crime rates from December 2017 –to April 2018 where we could receive 5- 7 ... Read More »

• GBV messages simplified through music, dance and drama

My name is Waikani Anne a Congolese refugee residing in Malembo C. I arrived in Kyangwali refugee settlement in December 2017, it was my first time to stay in a refugee settlement and fresh as was I did not know any laws of Uganda and even I did not know where to report in case I experienced gender based violence. ... Read More »

• Building capacities of Local Councils: A facilitator’s Tale

By Joseph Kalungi  In Kamwenge District two orientations have been done for councils of Mahyoro and Nkoma-Katalyeba Town Council. The Focus was to mentor Councillors on their roles as people representatives. Give them practical knowledge and skills on the operations of council as well as rules and procedures of council.  As facilitators, before the orientation, I noted that most councilors ... Read More »

• A Transact walk that changed their attitude

By Richard Tusiime Its day one of the civic educators training, leadership and accountability is the module under discussion, the chief facilitator Mr. John Murungi Amooti,Senior Project officer, Civic Education, pauses a question, ‘how often do you, as citizens have you taken a personal initiative to monitor and supervise the government workers, project and property within your communities?’ The response ... Read More »

• KRC, Intensifies Civic Education, Hundreds of citizens turn up to face their leaders on issues of service delivery

By John Murungi and Richard Tusiime In their hundreds they trecked into the rally venues, ambitious –and with faces conoting people with a serious mission. Most of them even came with well written discussion points. Such has been the overwhelming response KRC has received from the citizens of the Rwenzori Region where its implementing the Civic Education program Having had ... Read More »

• KRC tree planting interventions thrive

By kanyiginya Violet As part of the activities to mark KRC 20 years of community development, an ambitious initiative of planting 100 trees was mooted. The idea took off in high gear drive and by the end of the first phase of the campaign, over 100,000 trees were planted in and around the Rwenzori Region The trees that KRC supported ... Read More »

• Empowered

Sub county speaker narrates her road to understanding her role and mandate after KRC Induction Her story It’s now over two years since I was elected to the position of speaker, Kakabara sub-county,Kyegegwa District. In all this period I was only trained once(and just the basics) on the council rules of procedures -and I was the lone beneficiary. The other ... Read More »

• Gerrit, the humble development activist ends tour of duty in Uganda

By John murungi Amooti passionate about issues of climate change and energy saving technologies A chilly morning descends onto the various partners under the BD partnership in Uganda, as they receive the news of the impending departure of amiable BD Country manager, Frans Kanis, words of appreciation and sad farewells flock to his mails –and that of BD, little do ... Read More »

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