TREE NURSERIES FOR REJUVENATING UGANDA’S REFUGEE SETTLEMENTS

 Since April 2017 with funding from UNHCR under Youth Initiative Fund (UNHCR-YIF), LGLWYI started implementing this project through the following activities; Community sensitization and mobilization, Youth Groups formation, Development of the land Acquired from OPM (Office of the Prime Minister Department for Refugees), Establishment of the standard Tree Nursery, Nurturing of tree seedlings and Youth Training. By March 2020, LGLWYI was able to donate over 1,500,000 tree/fruit tree seedlings to youth groups, individual farmers, schools, churches and other NGOs like Danish Refugee Council, Windle International Uganda, JESE/Care Uganda, Kyegegwa District Local Government, for planting within both the Refugee and Host communities.