2018 .eu Web Awards Gala

27 November, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Conferences, Uganda

On 21st November 2018, EURid for the 5th year running, held their .eu Web Awards which attracted 5 categories namely – The Laurels – won by Fetfx.eu The Leaders – won by Sorbum.eu Rising Star – won by Naturalself.eu Better World – won by Stardustproject.eu House of .eu – won by Socialeurope.eu with a couple… Read the full article >



Empowering Rural Women; Challenges/Opportunities

8 March, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Case Study, Uganda

Women empowerment leads to higher economic growth and a better quality of life for women and men alike.  Despite progress, it is still the case today that rural women’s double burden of farming, search for water and unpaid domestic work prevents them from participating fully and fairly in community development and income-generating activities. Improving rural… Read the full article >


Gender-Sensitive Local Stakeholder Consultation Meeting

2 March, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

On the 16th of January 2018, co2balance’s Lango Safe Water project carried out another Local Stakeholder Consultation meeting in Apala sub-county, Alebtong District. This was held to mark the launch of the Gender-sensitive Methodology as a requirement by Gold Standard. This comes with the need for inclusion of gender-sensitive guidelines for the Lango projects in… Read the full article >


Pauline Vialatte’s Visit to Uganda

6 February, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

Following the recent partnership between Co2balance and EcoAct Group, a company that provides unique expertise in planning for and implementing positive change in response to climate and carbon challenges, we had the privilege of hosting their Consultant – Pauline Vialatte. Pauline who was visiting Uganda for the very first time had the chance to visit… Read the full article >


Growing Need for More Water

22 November, 2017 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

According to the Uganda Bureau of Standards, ‘Safe drinking water is water that is free from disease-causing organisms, toxic chemicals, color, smell, and unpleasant taste. In Uganda, safe drinking water is defined as water from a tap and piped water system, borehole, protected well or spring, rain water, or gravity flow schemes. Open water sources… Read the full article >


It was a Great Visit – Thank You Toshiba TEC, MediaCom, Mark Simpson and Paul Chiplen.

9 October, 2017 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: CO2Balance, Uganda

The Uganda projects have continued to register success in providing safe clean water to the communities through the rehabilitation and maintenance of boreholes hence reduced dependency on firewood to boil their drinking water. This has been made possible by the partnership and continuous support from companies like MediaCom and Toshiba TEC through its Toshiba CarbonZero… Read the full article >


Tom’s First Visit to Uganda – Our Eastern & Northern Trip

16 July, 2017 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

Since the beginning of our Uganda projects in 2013, co2balance with the help of its partner Organisation WAACHA in Kaliro District and Project Officers in the Lango sub-region have continuously worked with the communities right from rehabilitating hand-pumped boreholes to maintaining them annually and doing reactive repairs when need arises. This has been done hand… Read the full article >





Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Wash) Sensitization in Kaliro

24 February, 2017 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

WASH is the collective term for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and these three cores are interdependent on the presence of the other. For example, without toilets, water sources become contaminated as a result of open defecation and poor waste disposal; without clean water, basic hygiene practices like hand washing are not possible. Drinking water sources… Read the full article >