The project is aimed at empowering women improve their incomes through application of improved farming methods in crop and animal husbandry, promotion of a saving culture at group and individual household, kitchen gardening and improved household hygiene. The project works with 180 households who include men and women.
House hold hygiene has improved at household level. Households have kitchens, latrines and clean compounds.
Farmers are experiencing Improved crop yields making it possible for them to sell at reasonable prices for improved incomes.
Farmers have formed groups where they can borrow and save to support their families.
Farmers adopted kitchen gardening where they grow vegetables to improve on the nutrition in their feeding in households
From the skills attained Mr. Aliguma Richard a member of St, Jude Tadeo Mabira Caritas Group was able to grow vegetables at a large scale and was supported to have a demonstration farm at his home.( In the picture Mr. Aliguma Richard demonstrates cabbage growing to the other members during a field visit.)
Farmers have adopted better farming methods and can now grow vegetables at a large scale. In their groups they have been able to network with other partners to have their skills improve.
Communities are very much willing to improve on their ways of life provided they get the necessary support in terms of technical guidance, constant follow ups and financial assistance where necessary.