1.                     ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY

Goal:

To promote efficient management of environmental conservation & restoration and access to sustainable energy to achieve sustainable development.

Objectives:

·         To promote environmental Conservation and Restoration.

·         To promote safe access to sustainable energy utilization.

The following are the programmes in detail:

i.                    Environmental Conservation and Restoration

  1. Environmental conservation interventions
  2. Tree growing,
  3. Waste/Garbage management,
  4. Pollution prevention
  5. Non-biodegradable waste recycling

ii.                  Promotion of access to safe energy technologies

a.       Solar energy

b.      Energy saving technologies (cook stoves, Briquettes)

c.       Bio gas technologies

iii.                Sustainable land use and management

a.       Livelihoods

b.      Ownership and land rights

c.       Promotion of women’s rights to participation and ownership of land

iv. Flora and Fauna protection

  1. INFLATABLE SOLAR LAMPS – WN-CARD together with friend from UK and the Founder of COX Garage- Arua (Hon. Akile Isaac Mathew, joined hands in purchasing Inflatable Solar Lamps which where distributed to the  Elderly Persons and PWDs at Emmanuel Cathedral Mvara –  Arua District.

A group photo with the beneficiaries

Environment at a glance

 

Figure 1: Community Members participate in making Energy Saving Stoves

Figure 1: Community Members participate in making Energy Saving StovesFigure 2: Tree Nursery Bed with the participation of the Community in Arua in partnership with IFMC (Integrated Farm Management Consult)

Figure 2: Tree Nursery Bed with the participation of the Community in Arua in partnership with IFMC (Integrated Farm Management Consult)

Figure 3: The Nursery bed from which WN-CARD gets tree seedlings to be planted among the communities in partnership with IFMC in Arua and Dragon Yumbe.
Figure 3: The Nursery bed from which WN-CARD gets tree seedlings to be planted among the communities in partnership with Integrated Farm Management Consult (I.F.M.C) in the Refugee Settlement Areas of Imvepi , Omugo (Rhino Camp extension) in Arua District.

Figure 4: The keep WN-CARD clean campaign. A member of the staff cleaning the environment at the Head Office

Figure 4: The keep WN-CARD clean campaign. A member of the staff cleaning the environment at the Head Office

Figure 5: Plant more trees Campaign. The Yumbe District Environment Officer with one of the Volunteers near a tree which has been planted.
Figure 5: Plant more trees Campaign. The Yumbe District Environment Officer with one of the Volunteers near a tree which has been planted.
Go- green Campaign, WN-CARD and the Pupils of Ofua II ECD carried out massive awareness on Environment protection by planting trees in their school compound and joined by the Refugee Community members who also participated in the exercise

ACHIEVEMENTS

WN-CARD has carried out environmental protection within the Refugee settlement of Rhino Camp in Ofua II, through awareness creation on environmental protection and planting over 1,500 trees among the communities, especially targeting the schools, churches and groups of women.