Makerere Hill, off Bativa road, Kampala | +256 (0) 393 294 675/7
Makerere Hill, off Bativa road, Kampala | +256 (0) 393 294 675/7
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Climate change has been variously understood as the long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural or induced by human activities, primarily due to the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas which produce heat-trapping gases. The Rwenzori region and specifically, the Kasese district has been hit hard...
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The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in partnership with the Vintage Collectables Rotary Fellowship (VCRF) and the Uganda Railways Corporation held a vintage car locater drive from Kampala to Jinja on the 27th of October 2023. The locater drive The Minister of Works and Transport, General Katumba Wamala flagged off the drive at the Uganda...
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Constructed to ease communication for the colonial government, the building was established towards independence. It was under the East African Common Services, a company which was responsible for post offices, railways and telephones. For a long time, Post Office and BCU buildings were the biggest buildings in Mbale City CCFU’s efforts to safeguard and promote...
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The call was made by the LC5 Chairperson of Amudat district during the launch of a research report on the persistence of female genital mutilation by CCFU in Amudat On the 20th September 2023. The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and support from UN...
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CCFU builds the capacity of journalists from Bunyoro and Rwenzori to positively report on issues of the chimpanzee. The capacity building training which took place between the 3rd and 4th of October was attended by different actors such as representatives from television, radios, news papers, online and other digital channels, and community radios; from Kagadi,...
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On the 26th September 2023, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and support from UN Women in Uganda launched a report that highlights the persistence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Uganda, with a focus on Karamoja. The event which was attended by representatives...
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From the 5th to 8th of September 2023, CCFU engaged different stakeholders to discuss strategies to harness indigenous knowledge to build climate resilience for Kyondo sub-county in Kasese which lives along the banks of river Kabiri. The community has been affected by the flooding of the river which has had devastating effects on not only...
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The Madi Community Museums has profiled the cultural resources of the Madi sub-region through a publication titled “Unveiling the cultural heritage of the Madi sub-region” The Madi sub-region is endowed with unique cultural and historical resources which are largely undocumented or publicised. The resources include both tangible and intangible heritage such as religious landmarks, ceremonies,...
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Ms. Petua Isabirye from Uganda’s Equal Opportunities Commission presented a paper titled “Positioning young people from Indigenous communities for climate action The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples takes place annually on 9th August to celebrate Indigenous Peoples and their knowledge and raise awareness about the protection of their rights. From 15th to 17th...
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The prize awarding ceremony for young people On 14th and 17th August 2023, CCFU held a prize awarding ceremony for 16 young people in Buganda and Tooro cultural communities who participated in a drawing competition for cultural resources that end violence against women and girls in their communities. Young people who participated were awarded cash prizes....
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