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Rehema Namyalo, Andrew Kyambadde and  Evelyne Nakamatte have concluded their intensive training seminar in self-reliance in health and welfare in Kabongezo Village, Mityana District, Uganda.

The group learn how to prepare the local food bagiya and crisps – both are ideas for income generation.

It was held from 25 to 31 March 2019.  Seven full days of top class instruction in a wide range of topics concerned with health and welfare;

  • organic gardening,
  • maintenance of soil fertility,
  • cultivation of Artemisia annua and many other medicinal plants,

    The Chairman of the District made a closing speech and presented certificates to the seminar participants.
  • production and use of medicines from these plants to treat many serious health problems including malaria, diarrhoea, skin problems and wounds,
  • healing massage,
  • nutrition, which was supported by home-made meals which provided a very balanced diet,
  • hygiene and soap production,
  • simple but important technologies including tippy tap, Ecosan compost toilet, charcoal fridge, solar drier, solar oven, SODIS, and fuel saving stoves,
  • income generating projects.

The seminar group benefited from the participation of George Zokli. George is a valued partner of Discover in Ghana. He shared his extensive knowledge of moringa and how to make a delicious and nutritious moringa drink.

See a photographic record of this seminar here

The next such training seminar will be held in Nakaziba village, Mityana District, from 26 August to 1 September inclusive, arrivals on 25 August. This provides other organisations with a wonderful opportunity for their project members to receive excellent training at a very modest cost. Read the invitation.

Read the Discover Annual Report for 2018

See a powerpoint presentation of the Discover visit to Uganda in October – November 2018

The work of Discover in schools: Many Discover members in Uganda are active in primary schools. During our recent visit our partners introduced us to no less than 10 schools. Read a summary of this work. Bwambale Vincent, a 14 year old pupil at St John’s Primary School, Maliba, Uganda, has written this super report about how he is enjoying and benefitting from the Discover group in his school.

Page last updated on 12 April 2019