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Ssozi Javie's Blog – April 2010 Archive (7)

Friends' MONEY CIRCLES!

A few days ago I joined a savings circle. People (friends in most cases) form a group which saves money an lends it to one of the group members. Our group is made up of 6 members - [and still open to those who want to join]
Every month, each member contributes UGX 50,000 (roughly US $24). So, a total of USD144 is collected from the 6 group members every month. [ 6 time 24 = $144.] The money is then given to the first group beneficiary (money is given to the group members in…
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Added by Ssozi Javie on April 29, 2010 at 2:57pm — 2 Comments

Grow the Money - Lend it - Harvest it!!

Here is my comment to an article "The Future of Money" written by Agent Daniel Blanchard who has just joined the Evoke network:… Continue

Added by Ssozi Javie on April 29, 2010 at 1:50pm — 5 Comments

Making Water Crisis a MYTH! - World Water Day 2020

Quick REWIND
Over the years, access to clean and safe water has been a very big challenge in developing countries. Many organisations, joint communities and individuals worked tirelessly to make this a myth.


10 years ago, Evoke Agents from different corners of the world joined hands and combined heads to discuss the water crisis. Through blogs, photos, and videos the agents shared experiences and…
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Added by Ssozi Javie on April 27, 2010 at 7:53pm — 1 Comment

Building Community - Managed Water Projects

Access to clean/ safe water still remain a very big challenge in many developing countries. Piped water remains limited to major trading centers, towns and big cities. The wider communities living in the rural areas and on the country side have resorted to exploiting the unprotected water sources; swamps, lakes, rivers and…

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Added by Ssozi Javie on April 27, 2010 at 12:27pm — 2 Comments

improving clean water access to benefit the rural poor communities

Background to the problem.
Access to clean and safe water in rural Uganda remain a very big challenge. People walk 1.5 to 2kms on average to access water from unprotected wells, rivers, lakes and swamps.


Innovators:
Amref is an international NGO with headquarters in Kenya. AMREF’s mission is to…
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Added by Ssozi Javie on April 16, 2010 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

Solar or Biogas; Take your pick!

The only source of energy I use in my home is Hydro Electric Power. It is the most common in Uganda today. Very expensive however but we don’t have many options. One of the options is solar which is really expensive in

terms of initial set up costs.



Hydro Electric Power is relatively cheap in terms of initial costs of connection however it’s pretty expensive to maintain in the long run.



In my house I use “…

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Added by Ssozi Javie on April 12, 2010 at 9:19am — 2 Comments

Celebrating Sustainable Development and Sustainable Energy!

Today we are celebrating the 2020 - World Development Day in Uganda. The theme is “Sustainable Development and Sustainable Energy”. This year’s World Development day will never be forgotten. The theme is “Sustainable

Development Fueled by Sustainable Energy”.





Background of the Problem:



The industrial revolution, urbanization and rapid development led to the increased…

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Added by Ssozi Javie on April 12, 2010 at 8:39am — No Comments

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Fourth of July on the Lake

This past weekend was the annual celebration at the lake house in Connecticut. It is amazing that the lake is still so clear and beautiful after all these years. The watershed association has done a wonderful job protecting these waters from the damaging effects of development.The wood grill was finally ready to cook on, so we didn't miss the propane tank fueled grill anymore. The food actually tasted fresher than in the past and was easy to keep fueled.Dad was very proud of the solar hybrid…See More
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Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ**stances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
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FutureToday is 2020/1/1. It is just like yesterday. The war is still continuing. It has started since 2010. In 2010, that year was a horrible year. Almost every energy ran out. Every country’s governments were crushed down at the same time. There were riots everywhere. All of the big company’s bosses were killed xdeadx in the riots. Troops fought each other everywhere. Food was bought up xawayx at once. There were no more food supplies in any shops. The economy was all crushed down. All the…See More
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