SSA:UHSNET participated in the launch of a tree planting campaign initiated by Slum Dwellers Federation where a number of trees were planted in different parts of Makindye. The event started with a speech and a prayer lead by the Director of Slum Dwellers Federation. Representatives from the community had gathered to listen and the atmosphere was […]
SSA:UHSNET Conduct a network beginning of year dialogue to develop the annual advocacy agenda on 16th March 2017 at Fairway Hotel Kampala. This meeting is Guided by SSA: UHSNET long-term goal of contributing to improved human settlements conditions in Uganda The meeting was aimed at building consensus and dialogue on the advocacy direction of SSA: […]
The network conducted a community debate in Luwero about waste disposal and garbage management. It was realized that the situation in Luwero is appalling and so the residents called upon the authorities of the town council to come up with waste management strategies to address the challenges of poor solid waste management in the municipality. […]
During the quarter the network supported one of its members- Slum Dwellers Federation to conduct a community clean up drive in Kisenyi. The clean-up was helpful in sensitizing the community on waste management and greening their city as a way of having decent human settlements. The network donated several cleaning tools to the group for […]
During the reporting period SSA: UHSNET in collaboration with Uganda Housing Cooperative Union (UHOCU) introduced, mobilize and promoted the concept of housing cooperatives in the different community groups in Masaka municipality with the aim to encourage them to understand and start saving money for housing through cooperatives. This activity increased the network’s visibility in Masaka […]
The project during the quarter conducted a monitoring visit for the secretariat staff and representatives from UN Women; the aim of this monitoring was to gain the insights of from the group in terms of impacts or achievements of the different interventions carried out by SSA: UHSNET. 10 representatives from 3 groups in Jinja including […]
The network conducted a one day capacity building training for both its staff and board members in monitoring and evaluation on the 11th of April 2017. Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) being an important tool for optimizing the use of limited resources by ensuring efficient and effective implementation of projects and enabling planners and decision makers to […]
Members of the SSA:UHSNET gender and HIV/AIDS working group met to review the Organizational HIV/AIDS Policy. presentations were made from Uganda AIDS Commission and UNASO that let to many recommendations for the new policy. A select committee was taken to finalise the processes of coming up with the Zero draft of the SSA:UHSNET HIV/AIDS policy.