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News Protos celebrates 40th anniversary

Together with our partners, we work on drinking water, sanitation and water for agriculture for around 100,000 people each year. Moreover, Protos interventions on water today are levers of sustainable social, economic and structural changes.

Uganda Rwenzori Regional Learning Forum on raising community financing for sustainable WASH services

This month, the Rwenzori Regional Learning Forum will focus on raising community financing for sustainable WASH services in the Rwenzori region.

Uganda Action Research Uganda

In Uganda, Protos and its local partners developed a participatory monitoring & planning tool for adaptation to climate and environmental change, resulting in an introductory brochure, an extensive manual for facilitators, and a short documentary.

Uganda RAM-pump at Mpanga Falls to protect cycads

A win for people, a win for cows and a huge win for cycads!

Uganda Succesful exchange on IWRM and Action Research

“The program was well balanced, to the point and deliciously intensive.” (Stefan Van Damme, professor IWRM, University of Antwerp)

Uganda Kitchen garden at Protos office in Fort Portal

In the philosophy “how can you promote something if you don’t practice it yourself”, we took up the idea to construct a kitchen garden ourselves at the office in Fort Portal.

Uganda Hardware in election time

Despite election time, most of our hardware activities on the ground in our three model sites could continue.

Uganda Full house, empty garden

Protos Uganda started in 2016, after a well-earned Christmas break, with a full house and an empty garden.

Uganda Kayinja, a model landing site

In 2014, Protos and JESE decided to focus intensely on the Kayinja landing site in order to develop a model site that can document on the methods for the improvement of the livelihoods in changing climatic conditions.

Uganda Water User Associations to ensure proper maintenance of water sources

In trying to overcome challenges in proper maintenance of water sources, since 2010, Jese in partnership with Protos, facilitated the process of mobilizing, sensitizing and organizing water user committee in the sub counties to form water user associations (WUAs).