By Kiyimba Bruno
Elizabeth Nyeko, the co founder and Chief Executive Officer [CEO] OF Mandulis energy says that over 60,000 jobs have been created in Gulu district by Mandulis to boost up the employment capacities of the Ugandans who stay in the region.
She says that they have a plan for over 15,000 farmers who will benefit from biowaste. She adds that solar energy is only good for home consumption but can not be used for fridges, cooking among many more activities.
Mrs Nyeko has got into partnership with a french based NGO that was not disclosed which has managed to grant the northern part with a fund of a biowaste energy pump of 1650 megawatts
“This machine shall be using biowaste from animals, farms and so many other places. Farmers shall be selling it to us and they shall be earning a living out of this.” Says Mrs Nyeko
She adds that this whole project has been in over 33 countries and now is the time to bring it to Uganda. speaking this Mrs Nyeko was at Hotel Africana where she addressed the press about the need of Uganda to adopt energy.
Increase in quality of food reduces the price, hence people shall be taught all the current methods of farming and how to gain from it.
“We use proven technologies and work closely with industry and academic partners globally to adapt, improve and deliver cutting edge biomass solutions to rural off-grid areas in Africa.” Says Mrs Nyeko
Mandulis Energy develops, owns and operates renewable energy projects in Africa. They have started in Uganda, where they are engaged in both grid and off-grid projects with long-term off-take agreements, and are committed to using sustainable resources.