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KAM Urban Gardeners


Challenger Profile at a Glance


Meet our 2022 Eco-Champion, KAM Urban Gardeners, from Kampala, Uganda.


Team Members: Kanyerere Amos, Mulondo Collins, Namukasa Deborah, Anyanzo Amos

90-Day Challenge Goal:

To educate youth and farmers on how to sort wastes and dig pits for wastes that can be used as manure/composites.

 

Their Climate Action Challenge Experience


What did you accomplish?

As a team, we volunteered and managed to dig a pit at lighthouse primary school. We dumped all solid wastes, including food peelings, fruits, spices peelings, and many others. We were able to connect with youths in technology Uganda as well as all surrounding communities and schools.

Our memorable story is that were able to connect with the world at large and also did a partnership with Youth Time Banking and youths in technology.


Actions Taken:

  • 2 gardens

  • Visited 3 homesteads

  • We paved way for youth on how they can generate income out of planting

  • Collected wastes like bottles where we were able to make sculptures

Next Steps:

Our next step is that were are spreading our project hence all communities and schools have started to adopt hence income is generated hence street children and youth are minimized.


Advice:

"Our advise that don't give up on your dream."


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