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RELIEF 2 Programme (Renewable Energy for Light, Economic-empowerment and Food) in Partnership with Urbis-Foundation

Renewable energy for Light, Economic-empowerment and Food - RELIEF 2 ACSET Uganda in partnership with Urbis-Foundation has been implementing renewable energy projects since 2016 up to date. We have implemented solar Kiosk Project, RELIEF 1 and now implementing RELIEF 2 project in Northern Uganda. RELIEF Goal: Promote use of renewable energy at households, schools & health centers and economic resilience of women in Northern Uganda. What has been done so far: 1. Three schools with a total of 957 students and pupils now have renewable source of energy (solar lighting system) for night studies, charging of phones and operation of laptops. 2. Three Villages with a total of 300 beneficiaries (households) now have renewable potable self-rechargeable solar lantern for night use and pupils night reading at home. 3. Three groups of women (self-help groups) totaling to 90 members are still undergoing training on financial literacy, business skills and village savings and loan association (VSLA). 4. The three women groups are actively saving income in their VSLA and loaning small amount of money to its members in order to strengthen members’ small businesses (income generating activities). 5. The use of paraffin among the 200 beneficiaries (households) has reduced by 75% according to our survey.