Urban Farming

Growing young leaders

April 20, 2017 aspire

Our community food gardens project will not only be a source of food for hundreds of children in the slums of Kampala. Children will also learn how to run their own enterprises and start their own saving circles from the profit they make selling the excess vegetable.

0 comments Read more…

Community gardens to transform the lives of vulnerable children

January 19, 2017 aspire

Thanks to Avanade and the Aspire Foundation we can now build two community gardens that will ensure hundreds of children in the slums of Kampala won’t have to go to bed hungry.

0 comments Read more…

The winners of the 2016 International Sunflower Challenge are…

September 25, 2016 News

There are two opportunities for victory in the Awamu sunflower challenge – both tallest flower and widest face flower are up for grabs. Who has won the 2016 challenge? 

0 comments Read more…

..how does you garden grow..

January 30, 2015 News

Edith shows you whats been happening with our urban farming project in the slums of Kampala..

0 comments Read more…

Our first harvest

January 22, 2015 News and updates from our projects in Uganda

Check it out – today we are harvesting some of our first crops!

0 comments Read more…

Our gardens: week 3

December 9, 2014 News

A few photos to give you a little update on the progress of our vegetable gardens…

0 comments Read more…

Our gardens: day two

November 19, 2014 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

A mega day of organic gardening training in Bwaise (with added cute puppy pictures!)

0 comments Read more…

Our gardens – day one

November 18, 2014 awamu reporters (messages and updates from the children we work with)

Watch our two minute video diary from Kampala yesterday to find out what John’s favourite veggie is, see the ‘tinned’ seeds and watch me nearly fall off a wall..!

0 comments Read more…

Inspiring organic gardens: latest news from Kampala

November 14, 2014 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

Our gardening tools and equipment arrived this morning, the soil is being delivered on Monday and we visited several inspiring gardeners this morning to figure out who will be the best to train our mums next week.

0 comments Read more…

Round Regina’s house

November 14, 2014 awamu reporters (messages and updates from the children we work with)

I spent the afternoon with the lovely Regina. Amazing to see so much change in the last year – a new home that no longer floods, with a room of her own, abundant gardens, harvesting mushrooms galore and a savings account for the first time in her life.

1 comment Read more…