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Sawa World Solution: How to Make Your Own Rehydration Salts

Did you know that, in combination with other ingredients, household salt could save your life? Severe illness can sometimes cause serious dehydration. Dehydration, if left untreated, can be deadly. Our inspirational Sawa World leader, Dr. James Ssewanyana, saw the devastating effect dehydration was...
Dec 7 2014 - 7:28am
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Share Solutions From Within This Holiday Season!

Would you like to support extraordinary local leaders who are working to empower their communities out of extreme poverty?! Sawa World has an opportunity for you to do just that and just in time for the holiday season!
Nov 29 2014 - 2:57am
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Sawa World Solution: Fuel Briquettes from Organic Waste

Sawa World Spark Nabunya Nulu has come up with a solution to the problems of finding fuel and getting rid of garbage that her community faces. By creating fuel briquettes using organic waste, Nulu and her community have an opportunity to come out of poverty, while reducing the amount of trees...
Nov 28 2014 - 8:42am
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Mini Sawa World Day Success in Nabweru!

We had a great turnout for the mini SAWA World Day in Nabweru, Uganda! On September 20th we hosted a free community-based event where local youth could come out and learn practical skills for self-employment from our selfless Sawa World Sparks! In total 1124 people attended, primarily youth who got...
Nov 19 2014 - 2:38am
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Sawa World Spark Becomes a Sawa Star

Join us in celebrating our very own Sawa World Spark Kenneth Kaggwa, who was featured in a full-page article in the Daily Monitor last month! After a kind woman taught Kenneth how to bake cakes when he was young, he started his own baking business where he in turn teaches other youth how to bake...
Sep 25 2014 - 7:10am
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Sawa World Solution: Making Lemongrass Tea

Every morning millions of Ugandans wake up and start the day with a hot cup of tea. An avid tea-drinker, Sawa Spark Muyonja Andrew, saw an opportunity to lift himself and his community out of poverty through this simple morning ritual. Since 2008 Andrew has been teaching his neighbours in Wakiso...
Sep 17 2014 - 2:57am
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National Youth Festival This Past Saturday

The Sawa World Team had a great time meeting like-minded passionate youth at the National Youth Festival this past Saturday, August 23 at the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda! The National Youth Festival is an exciting annual gathering that brings together thousands of young Ugandans from the...
Aug 29 2014 - 11:49pm
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Sawa World, the Social Media Butterfly

At Sawa World we love making new friends and one of our favourite ways to meet new people is through social media. This month we really saw how much our Facebook page has become a hub for learning, sharing and growing with our friends from around the world, as our circle of online friends is...
Aug 23 2014 - 12:54am
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Karibu to our new peer educators!

Two weeks ago we welcomed five new peer educators to the Sawa World family. Sheila, Operational Director from Team Uganda, trained Milly, Jordan, Susan, Sophie and Esther to run the Sawa World Solution Program at their vocational training centre, M.C.E. (Mentor.Coach.Empower.), for youth dropouts...
Aug 15 2014 - 11:56pm
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Sawa World Solution: Making Clay Stoves

According to the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), 89% of rural Ugandans use firewood to cook. This puts a massive demand on our forests and if we keep using wood at this rate the country could become a desert as early as 2050! But don’t worry, Sawa World Spark Prosy Ssebunya and...
Aug 1 2014 - 11:26pm
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