What We Do

Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU) is a youth led social enterprise that seeks to jointly address the challenges of youth unemployment and climate change.

TAU has a vision of transforming environmental interventions into a means of creating sustainable socio-economic development, proactively alleviate poverty in communities and nurture growth of socially responsible businesses.

Climate Change and Youth Unemployment

Climate change threatens all countries, with developing countries the most vulnerable. Estimates are that they would bear 75 to 80 percent of the costs of damages caused by the changing climate. (World development report, 2010).Uganda is one of the most vulnerable and least resilient countries due to poverty and low-income levels.


Charles Batte is a 27-year-old social entrepreneur from Kamwokya; one of the most impoverished slums in Uganda. Growing up in an environment characterized by lack of opportunity, poverty, crime, drugs and poor health, he harnessed a spirit of social responsibility and an insatiable desire to give back to his community. While in High school he designed the “Self-Sustaining Community” (SSC) model of enterprise.Read more



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