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National conference in Uganda on Innovation, Enterprise and Partnership

On the 25th September 2014, Hotel Africana in Kampala, Uganda hosted a one-day conference on Improving Conditions in Urban Slums through Innovation, Enterprise and Partnership. This high level conference celebrated and shared the lessons learnt from the Waste to Wealth

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Waste to Wealth Videos – Ugandan entrepreneurs share their stories

In these short videos, five Waste to Wealth entrepreneurs working in Kampala, Uganda share their stories of what they see when they see waste and the impact that it’s had on their lives. Sssenyange Samuel, the Director of Wisdom Insights

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Waste to Wealth business training features in OCN Summer Newsletter

Living Earth’s urban enterprise development programme for ‘Waste to Wealth’ entrepreneurs has featured in Open College Network (OCN)’s Summer Newsletter.  Living Earth partnered with OCN to develop a tailored business development training programme, designed specifically for  entrepreneurs working on waste

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Plastic recycling changes lives in Uganda

Meet Abdu Ssekamanya.  Abdu is an entrepreneur in Kalerewe, Kampala and through the Waste to Wealth project he’s achieved big changes in his life.  Abdu received training from Living Earth Uganda to help grow his business, and now employs 15

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Helping micro-enterprises upscale their work in Uganda

Living Earth Uganda has been working with six micro enterprises to help them upscale their work.  In particular, Living Earth Uganda has provided seed grants to enterprises engaged in public-private partnerships with local councils and public institutions, to improve waste

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Making information on Waste to Wealth more accessible in Kampala

In August 2013, Living Earth Uganda in partnership with Lubaga Divisional Council, opened a “Waste to Wealth” information hub for the city of Kampala.  The information centre is equipped with internet-enabled computers, technical training materials and equipment and recycled waste

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