25 year Anniversary highlights of SNV's work in Uganda

Highlight 1: School garden programme empowers parents to provide mid-day meals to children

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Promoting good hygienic behaviours

The SNV Uganda WASH programme has impacted the lives of 364,700 people, affording Uganda's rural populace with clean safe water

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I SWITCHED to Clean Energy, have you?

SNV Uganda launches a marketing campaign to raise community awareness for clean energy products. Read More

Renewable Energy

27,000 people now use biogas for cooking and lighting thanks to the Uganda domestic biogas programme

Renewable Energy


SNV Uganda has so far contributed to increased income, employment and food security for 756,000 people. 



Breaking the Silence on Menstruation! Girls Speak.  

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

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SNV states that the claim made on that SNV Netherlands Development Organisation co-financed IFAD's 'Vegetable Oil Development Project - Phase 2' in Uganda is completely incorrect.
What does 'inclusion' really entail? SNV and IIED's latest report points to the need to design value chain development interventions around the reality of farmers and their engagement in markets.
The UK Government-funded Sustainable Sanitation & Hygiene for All Results programme has been officially launched in Uganda, with the first five villages declared open defecation free.
SNV's Girls in Control programme explores the barriers to keeping young women in east and southern Africa in school and helping them reach their full potential.
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SNV Uganda 25 year Anniversary Publication


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SNV Uganda in the media

Civil Society wants policy to address menstrual hygiene in schools (New Vision, August 2014)

900 farmers in Rwenzori region to benefit from UGX. 800 million grain deal (Daily Monitor July 2014)

School girls taught how to make sanitary pads (The New Vision, July 2014)

Schools make pads to curb girl-child dropout (Daily Monitor, July 2014)

A bleeding shame: Why is menstruation still holding girls back? (Global Development Professionals Network May 2014)

Include girls’ sanitary pads in UPE pack, Kadaga says (Daily Monitor May 2014)

Support Low-cost sanitary pad drive (Daily Monitor, May 2014)

School gardens boost production, Income (The Observer, March 2014)


SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation founded in 1965. Today we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America. We support people to access and develop the capabilities, services and opportunities required to live healthy, productive and fulfilling lives, while sustainably using the natural resources they depend on.
We help to alleviate poverty by increasing people's income and employment opportunities in specific productive sectors, as well as improving their access to basic services including water, sanitation and hygiene, and renewable energy.
In 2014 SNV Uganda contributed to improved income, food security, employment and use of basic services for 1.1 million people. 

Our mission
SNV is dedicated to a society in which all people enjoy the freedom to pursue their own sustainable development. We contribute to this by strengthening the capacity of local organisations.
We believe sustainable development is about building capacities and learning from each other, which goes beyond just helping people.  Read more about us

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