Youth For Life Uganda
Vision: To alleviate poverty by building job creators out of the marginalized of the community.
Mission: To enhance community participation through sharing of information and economic empowerment of the youth to enhance the tool of economic growth through the rule of law and good governance at the national and international levels with focus on economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, the fight against gender based and domestic violence, fight climate change as well as HIV/AIDS and promote gender equity.
Other Organization Type
Community Based Organization
Adoption / Behavior Change, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment, Gender / Womens Empowerment, Marketing, Microfinance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Technology and Fuel R&D
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Charcoal, Solar, Wood
Clean Cooking Activities
Protection Phase I: Training of Trainers
•Conduct randomized household food, livelihood/income generation and activity plan surveys.
•Employ the services of an experienced HBT trainer of trainers.
•Select 40 qualified women trainers in each location, Lira and Kole.
•Identify and prepare training venue – this will include an indoor classroom as well as an out-of-doors tent or shelter to practice stove construction.
•Identify source of clay and other materials sufficient not only for the training sessions but for future stove production throughout town.
•Hold a six-day training session – this will include sessions on environmental awareness and women and children's safety.
•Hold a public graduation ceremony to provide trainers recognition.
•In consultation with the senior trainer, determine how many trainers are really qualified to train others.
Protection Phase II: Replication of the training of Trainers and Widespread Implementation
With a minimum of 30 trainers available in each locations, HBT will facilitate the spread of the technology to the broader community. Key activities will include:
•Identifying/establishing venues throughout the 2 locations for training residents within their own communities.
•Assisting the trainers to set up classes (ideally of no more than 10 individuals) in stove
This project will be part of Northern Uganda Lira, which addresses livelihoods, practical protection, and humanitarian needs. Overall, all program information, from planning stage through implementation, including intervention statistics, lessons learned, and location of activities, will be fed into the NUDIPU and Community systems through the Local Government , as well as the relevant sectoral working groups in Lira.
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
Lira Uganda, Kitgum Road
Kampala, Northern Uganda 256
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Denis Okwir
Title: Project Coordinator
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. Bonny Kazin
Title: Executive Director
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