Transforming Community Schools in Koboko

How can non-profits allocate support that truly aligns with a community’s priorities and efforts? One method is identifying and supporting existing community projects, such as schools. Koboko District, in the extreme North West corner of Uganda borders both South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Heavily laden trucks inch their way through Koboko’s steep […]

Bright future for the kids of Koboko

“Turn right at the three large telephone masts, if you enter the Democratic Republic of Congo, you’ve gone too far.” The journey to Marakulu Primary school takes you down a narrow, potholed track. The green rolling hills create a tangible sense of remoteness. “The children in this community have nowhere to learn. The closest school […]

International Women’s Day

The women at the forefront of climate-friendly construction in Africa’s refugee settlements. International award-winning charity, HYT Uganda marks International Women’s Day by celebrating the women in Uganda who are at the leading edge of sustainable innovation.  Educating girls is central to breaking the cycle of poverty in developing countries. In Uganda’s urban hubs women are […]

HYT brings affordable rainwater harvesting to Bidi Bidi refugee settlement.

HYT has built ten 20,000 litre rainwater harvesting tanks in the world’s second largest refugee settlement. The tanks will service over 22,000 teachers, students, doctors, nurses and patients. During our 2019 partnership with Mercy Corps it became clear there was a need to increase water access and security. Despite the area receiving 9 months of […]