February 18, 2022

Evelyn Acham

Country: Uganda

Expertise: Climate Justice Activist

Evelyn Acham is a passionate climate justice activist from Uganda. She has organized climate strikes and campaigns with the Rise Up Movement, where she works as a national coordinator. She is part of the Generation Climate Initiative and Fridays for Future, the international movement of school students striking for bold climate action. She is also an Arctic angel for Global Choices, a youth-led intergenerational action network. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in land economics from Makerere University in Kampala.

Episode #2 Evelyn Acham – The Common Ground Podcast


Evelyn Acham wants Ugandan schools to add climate change to the curriculum


Is the climate crisis a gender equality issue? Absolutely


We must uproot the systems destroying our home”


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