Ghetto Research Lab will present their work on Community-led Climate and Economic Resilience in Kampala. The project engages youth and families living near a make shift landfill. In the middle of a slum, an actual a lab and classroom was constructed by the community. The lab engages youth in designing strategies to address blight. Final projects include transforming waste into materials for buildings, communal toilets, urban agriculture, fashion and home goods. Youth are hired as ministers, charged with leading various aspects of the organization. Women are hired to help mass produce building materials.
In addition to grants, revenue is generated through tours, classes, vegetables harvested on site and artwork created by the community.
Saturday January 28, 2023 10AM EST/ 6PM EAT
Get inspired, connect with others and become part of the movement. No matter how big or small your contribution is, you’re welcome to join!