Kaliro Safe Water Project Registered

3 September, 2015 | Lucas Emmerson
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

Through its innovative global micro Programme of Activities (mPoA), CO2balance are developing projects in some of the most remote and poverty-stricken areas in the world, which have yet to gain access to the benefits of carbon finance. Since 2013, we have listed over 40 new micro-scale VPAs under the Gold Standard Foundation, the majority of… Read the full article >


WASH Programme in Uganda

30 July, 2014 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Uganda

Any development practitioner would confirm the fact that without effective community engagement no clean water project can be successful, no matter how much energy, time and money spent on the project by other stakeholders. That is why CO2balance has launched a more participative WASH sensitization and community engagement programme in Kole, Otuke, Alebtong and Dokolo… Read the full article >


Field trip in Uganda

14 July, 2014 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

As my Ugandan colleague Andrew already indicated in his previous post, we had a very intense one week in Uganda in early July visiting rehabilitated boreholes and meeting with our in-country partners to assess the on-going works. I feel very lucky that I had a chance to see our projects on the ground and to… Read the full article >


Uganda trip

17 June, 2014 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

As Ellie already pointed out in one of the previous blog posts, travelling to the project sites and seeing our projects in action is definitely the most exciting part of our jobs. At the moment I am preparing for my trip to Uganda, where I will have the chance to meet with the communities in… Read the full article >


1000 steps ahead

8 June, 2014 | andrewocama
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

It’s a new month and in Uganda it has come with a sudden rise in temperature and retreat of the rains. We are asking ourselves where the heavy rains we had last week have gone. But then again, it is too soon to tell what the weatherman will conjure up.  This month comes with two… Read the full article >


Why invest in borehole projects in Uganda?

14 April, 2014 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Safe Water, Uganda

In our previous blog entries we have already discussed how borehole rehabilitation projects can reduce co2 emissions originated from burning biomass for water purification. Today’s blog entry wants to shed a light on the current situation of the water sector in Northern Uganda to show that beside climate change mitigation, investing in borehole projects makes… Read the full article >