Lukwanga Maarifa Centre

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Location Wakiso, Central Uganda, Uganda
Introduction The Lukwanga community knowledge Center is located in the rural parish of Lukwanga, Wakiso sub county - Wakiso District in the central region of Uganda. The centre lies 25 KM from Kampala the capital city of Uganda in the peri urban district of wakiso. Environmental Alert (EA) www.envalert.org in partner with Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN) www.alin.or.ke/lukwangamaarifacentre.html established the knowledge centre in 2007. The centre being a knowledge hub for communities within locality is equipped with appropriate ICT tools and offers tele-centre services to local communities to enhance their capacities on local content generation, access, dissemination and skills development. The centre supports local level documentation of community indigenous knowledge that is disseminated locally via village meetings, schools, open days, workshops and notice boards and to a wider audience via the EA website www.envalert.org/ckc and the centre blog lukwangamaarifa.blogspot.com.