Strong points

  • First construction using the “UGL” modules designed by M&A, exclusively for the NGO United Green Living, providing different functions: school, dispensary, accommodation, … These modules can be dismantled to allow other subsequent uses.
  • Humanitarian engagement of Mengeot and Associates through its involvement in the project in partnership with the NGO UGL and BK, bringing its technical skills and experience in medico-social buildings
  • Humanitarian project funded by sponsorship
  • Project also having an educational mission concerning the assembly and maintenance of buildings in collaboration with a local association


  • Building entirely in wood, delivered on site and assembled by local associations
  • Building adapted to the specific climatic conditions of Uganda: roof insulated and protected from the sun by photovoltaic panels, and architectural elements (roof overhangs, sunshades) providing protection against the sun and rain
  • Quality of natural lighting provided by large exterior joinery avoiding overheating and good distribution of light in the center of the room (sunshades acting as a light ladder)
  • Energy autonomy ensured by photovoltaic panels on the roof and electricity storage ensured by batteries
  • Treatment of effluents by autonomous system allowing the use of sludge as agricultural fertilizer
  • Rainwater recovery for use in sanitary facilities