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The training that involved staff, interns, federation / community members, KYC-TV crew and youth documenters took place on 7th December 2016. This was to orient them about the new software that makes blogging easier as well as allowing the use of captivating media content. Shown in the photos above are the...

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With a vision towards “inclusive cities where the urban poor utilize opportunities to transform their communities”, ACTogether is the national support NGO for the National Slum Dwellers’ Federation of Uganda (NSDFU). The Organization was established in 2006, to facilitate processes that develop organizational capacity at the local level and promote...

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Blog by Simon Kayiwa,makindye I was born and raised in a slum where people yearn for breathing space due to crowded houses, children half clad in rags yet filth and stagnant water surrounds the place and we burn chrismass tree leaves to keep away mosquitoes at night and other pests....

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EVERY DISPENSATION HAS A PLACE

Blog by Gloria Amaniyo Lack of power is one of the challenges that have commonly haunted the urban poor communities in Uganda. The solar project is one of the capital projects of the national slum dwellers federation of Uganda which was brought with an intention of getting the local communities...

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Thinking of Kisenyi in Kyebando, Bwaise I about 5.5K.Ms away from the city centre brings to mind numerous impressions. A walk around the settlement makes one realize that despite challenges of flooding, garbage and poor drainages, people around and from other settlements get together to carry out activities that are...

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Blog by Silver Micheal Owere, Sanitation ofiicer ACTogether Uganda. ACTogether Uganda and the National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda draw attention to the sanitation challenges faced by the slum dwellers. In an attempt to continue and consolidate the objective of improving the living conditions of slum dwellers in Kampala through increased...

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Huge Garbage Spot Terminated

Blog by Simon Kayiwa federation documentor Makindye Have you ever been in a crowded and dirty place like Katwe? one that makes your nose close with disgust . The sanitation in Katwe is absolutely terrible and people seem ignorant and careless. Near the retail shops and under the wooden bridges...

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It is the 1st of June 2016 at 8:00 am local time I report to the offices of ACTogether located in Kabalagala a city suburb. It is my first day as an intern and am in great anticipation of orientation which I eagerly await at the reception. Luck wasn’t playing by...

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