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Touch of royalty. Danish princess Marie with other climate change activists plant a tree as a symbol for fostering good climate at Danish aid offices in Kampala yesterday

Sunday, 1st March 2020
Danish princess Marie with other climate change activists plant a tree as a symbol for fostering good climate at Danish aid offices in Kampala

Princess Marie is on aworking visit (February 26 to March 20) to Uganda. She is the ambassador ofDanChurchAid (DCA), a non-governmental organisation, that has been supportingboth development and humanitarian programmes since 1979.

Princess Marie was in Uganda tosee projects supported by the Danish people

PrincessMarie of Denmark who ended her trip Uganda on Monday (March 2nd) has asked theeast African country to keep up the push in climate change education.
Princess Marie who was on a working visit to Uganda from February 26 and March2, 2020, said Uganda was suffering from the climate change but asked thecitizens to keep educating themselves mostly from the early age about betterclimate change.

Climatechange is affecting Uganda very much, thatís why I am here. Danish Church Aid(DCA) has some projects that are extremely important in training farmers toadapt to this climate change, to cultivate, harvest all time. And also Ugandacan keep teaching about this climate change mostly the children because thenthe next generation will be fostering for a good climate change in thecountry, she said.
She as well planted a tree together with other climate change activists at DCAoffices and encouraged Ugandans to plant more trees.

PrincessMarie who jetted into the country on Wednesday, visited urban refugees in thewest Nile region, visited farmers in Soroti where she lauded Uganda for theillustrious hospitality to people in pursuit of temporary sanctuary.
I am pleased of how many refugees you have in this country, it is really niceand it is a lesson for us to earn from. This (Uganda) is a very welcomingcountry people are extremely kind, all their communities live together inharmony and this is really good, HRH said during a press conference at DCAoffices.
As of June 2017, the UN agency for refugees (UNHCR) put the total population ofrefugees and asylum seekers in the country at 1.277 million up from 600,000last year. They are hosted in nine districts across the country.

PrincessMarie was in Uganda to see projects supported by the Danish people. HRH is thegoodwill ambassador of DCA a non-profit organisation in that has beensupporting both development and humanitarian programs in Uganda since 1979,self-implementing and working with local partners.
DCA Country director Peter Bo Larsen said they were grateful to have theDenmark princess come over to Uganda to be part of the life changing programshappening in Uganda and lauded her for the passion towards humanitarian workand climate change.

 


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