Kalix and Masaka, Uganda

Project: Education for Mind Set Change.

This 3-year project is the first project between Masaka and Kalix in the Municipal Partnership Programme. The partners conducted an inception during 2019 to outline this project. The aim of the project is increase impact the use of plastics and waste management and increase awareness when it comes to waste management and the impact waste, and specifically plastics, have on the environment.

The objective of the project is to ensure that the local government raises awareness on the environmental impact of plastics with students ages 6-19 years, through head teachers including environmental policies in their work plan. By raising awareness among the leaders and decision makers of the future, the partners hope to make environmental impact for the future on issues such as better use of materials, less littering, better waste management, cleaner surroundings and better health.