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Mwoto – The Power of Fire

Recently I developed the promotion page for an energy saving stove called Mwoto. The MWOTO cookstove was developed within the ‘Promoting Improved Top-Lit Updraft (TLUD) Cookstoves in Uganda” project by CREEC. It’s one of the Biomass Energy Initiative for Africa (BEIA) projects … Continue reading

02. July 2012 by Makkus
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Ssese Islands

Some time ago I made a trip with Maxi to Ssese Islands, an archipelago of eighty-four islands in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria in Uganda. Taking a ferry from Entebbe you reach Kalangala within 4 hours. Over there we stayed … Continue reading

15. June 2012 by Makkus
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Kampala Downtown or: CHAOS

Lately on the roads of Kampala 🙂

19. April 2012 by Makkus
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Fort Portal – The Old House

Just some photos for the weekend :-): Whilst being on on track in the western region, we discovered a lovely old house, probably from colonial times. Curious as we were, we entered the decaying house to take some great shots of the … Continue reading

03. March 2012 by Makkus
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Fort Portal – Kyaninga Lodge

I took lots of photos in Fort Portal. Of course I do not want to withhold any of those photos from you. So here we go with the next post and photos, this time about the famous Kyaninga Lodge at … Continue reading

01. March 2012 by Makkus
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Fort Portal – Tooro Botanical Gardens

Spending some time in the region of Fort Portal, I visited ‘Tooro Botanical Gardens’ which are showcasing and conserving a diverse living plant collection from the Albertine Rift region of Uganda. TBG describes itself as followed: This wonderful public garden is a unique environment where … Continue reading

01. March 2012 by Makkus
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Breakdance Project Uganda or: ‘Bouncing Cats’

UNITING THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA THROUGH BREAKDANCE AND HIP HOP CULTURE Another really nice project was brought to my attention in the last weeks while I was frequently visiting a good friend of mine here in Kampala. She is staying … Continue reading

13. February 2012 by Makkus
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Gaddafi Mosque

The Uganda Moslem Supreme Council Mosque – also known as Gaddafi Mosque – is the largest mosque in Uganda with a seating capacity of 15,000. Located on Old Kampala hill,  it is shaping the skyline of the eastern part of Kampala city. … Continue reading

01. February 2012 by Makkus
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Twenty years from now

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

19. January 2012 by Makkus
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back in business

with stories from fort portal, new years eve, entebbe, lweza, serena and more. stay tuned 🙂

18. January 2012 by Makkus
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