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  • Project manager (20h/week)

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    Description We’re looking for a part-time project manager (50%) for a two year project in digital human rights work in Uganda in cooperation with local and international partners. The main goal of the project is to strengthen the human rights in Uganda through the effective and innovative use of digital […]

  • Digital Human Rights work in Uganda

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    We are excited to announce that the think and do tank betterplace lab and future challenges are launching a three-year project in digital human rights work in Uganda funded by the BMZ (Federal Ministry for Development and Corporation) with support of the GIZ. Respect for human rights is a fundamental […]

  • Entertainment Rises Rural Tanzania’s Solar Energy Demand

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    Tanzanians in rural areas that are undeserved by hydroelectricity are rising the demand for solar energy in order to meet their entertainment needs. A recent study by Solaris Offgrid reveals that households in rural areas of northern Tanzania who want to own or have access to entertainment appliances such as […]

  • Eviction, Harassment and a Life in Limbo: Halima’s Story

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      Forced to relocate miles from her children’s kindergarten, Halima Farah, an intelligent, resilient and resourceful woman, has been working to find a solution for her family. But she faces a lack of support from those entrusted with her welfare, violence and intimidation from building management, and bureaucratic delays at […]