Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project

Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project

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Name: Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project
Organization: Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project
Website: http://www.mt-elgonproject.org
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Mt. Elgon Self-Help Community Project is a registered Community Based Organization supporting Children at risk in the context of their families and communities in Uganda. Community work Improved lives of millions of rural population in Uganda being empowered and are able to respond to their own needs. We have been working with families and communities in Uganda to cause change.

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• The solar project is meeting the lighting needs of rural population who have no access to electricity.
• Creating Jobs for young people who are involved in the production process, or are running saloons and phone charging.
• The project also reduces household expenditure on paraffin and phone charging thus raising securing their hard-earned income.
• Health risks resulting from the toxic gases as individuals use traditional candles are reduced.
• Income raised from the sales of solar panels is used to build houses for the needy families in rural communities.