How Ojok Okello is rebuilding the hometown he never knew
SHEA TREE - "I AM THE TREE OF LIFE"
Our village now has towering billboard. The message on the billboard endears the Okere folks to love and protect their shea trees. The image depicts a talking shea tree. Its reads (translated from Luo): - "My name is shea tree. I plead to you, please do not cut me because I am the tree of life".
shea trees as a biodiversity
Our Chairman, OjokOkello joined the #KampalaGeopolitics conference to discuss how biodiversity can offer a sustainable competitive advantage. He mostly shared about our work on shea restoration, conservation and value addition.
WHY WE MUST ALL PROTECT OUR SHEA TREES
We can not keep quiet about whatever destroys our future. That is why we must act to prevent the deforestation of Shea trees. Read more in this article by our Chairman and Founder - Ojok Okello
We ParticipatED at the INAUGURAL Gathering of Givers
On 30 Sept 2020, our Chairman and Founder - Ojok Okello shared the Okere City story at the inaugural Gathering of Givers - a philanthropic event organized by CivSource Africa and that was aired on NTV-Uganda.
why shea butter is good for your hair
Whether its for moisturizing or protecting your hair, Shea butter offers many benefits for our hair health. In this blog, we explore the many ways in which Shea butter is particularly beneficial to the hair. #OkereSheaButter
With it's oils extracted from Okere City's giant nilotica shea nuts, Okere Shea Butter has the kind of smoothness and finnese that is unbriddled. It is an organic, natural and perfect solution for most of your hair and skin care needs. How about you give it a try? Order Now!
This blog by the Humans of Africaexplores the story of our founder - Ojok Okello and why he initiated the Okere City project!
okere go-green campaign
Thanks to the Multi-stakeholder Platform on Education and Environment (MPEEN) and National Forestry Authority, we received 3,000 mixed mahogany and mvule trees to make Okere green. This will be an important boost to the Okere Go-Green Campaign where we have already planted 10,000 trees in the past two years. Climate change is real and planting trees is the surest way to fight this environment global threat.
Our journey started in 2019!
We didn't want you to miss any inch of how we rolled, so we pieced together most puzzles in this Annual Report.
Courtesy visit by maureen agena
Our friend Maureen sacrificed her busy schedules to visit on us on Saturday 01/02/2020. A passionate development communicator and researcher, Maureen visit was an motivating and it also presented us with a learning curve. Our heartfelt gratitude for sparing a moment to spend a quality and worthwhile time with us!
"I am happy to sponsor Deborah Amolo at Okere Community School because I believe it will give her the opportunity to get the education she deserves”
I’m so thankful to the people behind this initiative for giving us an opportunity to make a positive change in our country, one child at a time”.