“Paint Slums Bright” is an innovative project that will be implemented in the Ugandan town of Jinja 9th to 16th August. 100 houses in the city’s slum areas will be painted in vivid colors. The aim is to create optimism among the inhabitants of the slums. The promoters are journalists involved in the Ugandan media network Busoga Media Link (Bumeli).
– We have gained inspiration from the project “Painting the City Bright” led by Swedish-based YouTube star Big Steve from England, when they painted houses on the main street. Now we are expanding it to the neglected slums of the city, says journalist John Naku coordinator for Bumeli.
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