Help for two schools

Last week we were able to finalize the cooperation project with Welthungerhilfe Uganda. Two schools were equipped with brand new energy saving clay stoves. Lotome boys school with 700 pupils and Musas primary school with 450 students were handovered each 3 stoves from 100 to 200 litres. A very potential civil engineer as well as 5 young craftsmen were trained read more…

Collaboration with the Welthungerhilfe 2nd

After another week in Moroto, training the engineers of Welthungerhilfe, one can see the stoves. After many ups and downs, delays of materials and many other issues, we could successfully close that week with starting to build the chimneys. The coming week we will start the burning processes and train the staff on the schools. At this point pictures shall read more…

Collaboration with the Welthungerhilfe

After I haven’t written anything since months, it is time to update you on the newest development and my activities: In mid january I basically moved to Uganda to follow up several projects even besides the energy saving stoves. Nevertheless, my energy saving stoves have become more known in Uganda and the well established german NGO „Welthungerhilfe“ (WHH) asked me read more…

Exceeded expectations

The expectations were even exceeded by far. Last monday the new kitchen for the holy dove vocational school could be put into operation. And the performance of the oven has also convinced the last critics and skeptics. Especially the chefs were more than surprised, how fast, hot and economic the stoves are working. The result of the first day was burnt Ugali read more…

Last but not least

My final week has passed and I already travelled back to germany. But I want to show you the results of my work and share the adventures and good times I had in Uganda during my last days. I was also invited during my last week to spend a great day with the old Bishop Egidio, who is a great read more…

On the finishing line

Another week has passed and we are getting closer to finish the whole kitchen. After telling my team we will have a big BBQ in the end of the week if they finish all work they started to work even harder. We started every day at 8am and worked until 7.30pm! The progress was visible every single day. One day read more…

So much progress in such a short time

Another week passed and we were hard working. It was worthwile because we were able to big progress. Last saturday we invited for a stove seminar. The plan was to construct 7 small family clay stoves with 18 people. The Ugandans are already aaware about the environmental issues of the traditional cooking place. So finally more than 30 people attended read more…

When the cat is away, the mice will play

As I already mentioned in my last post from Tanzania, I was traveling back to Uganda to finalize the school kitchen and catering school project. Starting from Tanzania Mufindi Saturday morning, I arrived in Entebbe monday noon. One of the main reasons I went to Tanzania, was the long processing time for my special stainless steel saucepands I ordered from read more…

Unexpectedly often comes

The last week started with an unexpected party for my 30th birthday. Father Modest organized a small party with some priests living close by as well as some nuns. While I had the honor to help to slaughter a goat they prepared a big dinner for me. I insisted that at least a part of that goat will be roasted read more…

Kidogo Kidogo…

…is the Swahili expression for step by step. Kidogo kidogo we are doing efforts to to finish all the preparations and to start our project of a big school kitchen and a cooking school. I finally finished my drawings and calculations and could explain to my partners what I am planning and what we are going to construct. My team read more…