Lira, Uganda, 15 Jul 09
New homes built by UN-HABITAT for teachers in the district of Lira in northern Uganda will attract female teachers in a community recovering from two decades of war and in need of strong female role models, say local school inspectors.
Nairobi, 14 Jul 09
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT and Ambassador Liberata Mulamula, Executive Secretary of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Friday 10 July 2009.
Nairobi,Kenya, 13 Jul 09
UN-HABITAT and the Kenya National Library Services have signed a new library deal whereby cargo containers will be used to serve poor communities. The idea of the Container Library Project, a first of its kind in Kenya, is to help people living in informal settlements get access to reading material, business and education opportunities.
Lira, 6 Jul 09
UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs Anna Tibaijuka last week attended a ceremony on in Northern Uganda, to celebrate the completion and presentation to the district of Lira of 64 new homes for teachers built by UN-HABITAT for 16 schools accommodating some 10,000 pupils.
Kampala, Uganda, 15 Jun 09
UN-HABITAT and Uganda’s National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) last month launched the second phase of the fast track capacity building for change agents under the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN).
Mutukula, Uganda, 4 Mar 09
Uganda ’s Minister for Water and Environment Ms Maria Mutagamba and the Tanzanian Commissioner for Kageria Region retired Mr. Enos Mfuru last week joined hands to launch a landmark UN-HABITAT project aimed at benefitting the poor women living around Lake Victoria.