For Western people it’s nothing more than normal that they’re protected against heavy weather conditions at bus stops or train stations. In Kampala this is different — people suffer from the torrential rain and searing heat at the bus stop while they’re waiting. “Shades are one thing that not many people consider putting up in towns and cities, yet they help people to get that much needed shelter during their travels”, says Sarah Nakimbowa, a resident of Wobulenzi Town. The shelters provide direct protection against the sun and rain to mothers and babies, elderly and people with disabilities. Furthermore, information panels will contain messages about health issues like cancer prevention, breast-feeding and tolerance in the home.
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