Uganda, Kampala e Kawempe.
The Republic of Uganda is a country in Eastern Africa placed in the continental hinterland. Of the 241,284 km2 that make up the area of Uganda, nearly 20% are occupied by inland waters that mark the territory. The large amount of space occupied by water and the location of most of the territory on a plateau at approximately 1,300 m above sea level and sloping down to 900 m in the northern areas near the Sudan, provides Uganda with a much milder climate in comparison to other countries In Africa.Therefore Uganda enjoys an excellent climate, with an average annual temperature of between 15 and 29 degrees centigrades even if crossed by the equator. As regarding precipitations, there are two wet seasons in a year; the first between March and May and the second from September to November.
Kampala, the capital, stands on a hilly territory, a young city in rapid and continuous expansion, now home to 1,500,000 inhabitants whose 50% is represented by children under the age of eighteen.
The rapid growth of the city has devoured the surrounding residential areas, creating a single undifferentiated urban stain. Only in the centre of Kampala urbanization is made up of a formal settlement, while the majority of its districts are mostly made up of makeshift buildings, the result of a random town planning. The association KYDA is placed in Kawempe district which lies to the north of the city and expands for 30 km²; 25% of this area is occupied by informal settlements.
Kawempe is characterized by a more consolidated urban fabric built on the major road to the north, Bombo Road, and informal settlements which are less numerous on the hills. Bombo Road connects Bombo to the centre of Kampala and is a highly congested road where business activity takes place. The road section is quite extensive and includes areas intended for open-air markets, bus stops and traffic, together with informal shops and vendors. Moving away from the main road, the city dramatically changes from multi-storeyed houses to single-family residences; Even public spaces are reduced and difficult to separate from private spaces. Tree-lined areas are significantly present here and become important meeting places. Houses do not face the road and follow an online format, they are built around a circle to form a courtyard, a meeting place for families.