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Fish Farming Project

Kigatto youth group with a huge Cat fish

 

Fish farming sector in Uganda continues to grow faster. Caritas MADDO is being supported by OPAM(Opera di Promozione della Alfabetizzazione nel Mondo) has continued to support the rural poor improve their welfare in nutrition and diversify income sources as well as conserving the environment. Employing sustainable fish farming techniques  i.e Fish ponds the project targets and is working with the unemployed youth and vulnerable households organised in groups that have access to land for fish farming, using sustainable fish farming techniques.

Since the project’s inauguration in May 2016 the first four youth groups are a few months away from harvesting from their fish ponds.

Fish farming as it started in Kalungu and Masaka Districts

 

 

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Cow Project: Handover Ceremony

 As a means to increase the needy household’s incomes and improved nutrition, Caritas MADDO through its Cow Project gave out 128 pregnant cows and another 102 Pass on Gift heifers reared on zero grazing as an income generating activity.

Special thanks go to Micro financing Partners in Africa (MPA)-USA who are financially supporting the rural farmer beneficiaries in Masaka Diocese with a Living Loan

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FARMER FIELD DAY

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ERI staff demostrating silage making

Caritas MADDO through the ERI Approach funded by HORIZONT3000, organized a Farmer field Day where farmers show cased matters concerning enterprize selection to promote collective marketing, group formation for saving and credit, good plantation and livestock management, proper home sanitation and improved food security, displaying water harvest technology and environment

protection techniques.

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Cow Project

Once again Caritas MADDO together with donor partners Micro financing Partners In Africa-USA gave out 79 original and pregnant cows to prepared farmers in the districts of Sembabule and others. for the past six years MPA has been supporting the Cow Project to increase household income and food security to the rural poor families in Masaka Diocese through dairy farming. MPA launched  the construction and use of biogas in Rakai district in order to protect and conserve the environment besides saving the women from using smoky kitchen while preparing their meals.

Pupils of Katimba P/S will also drink milk to improve their health

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CAPCA PROJECT

                   CAPCA Project supported by Caritas Denmark           launched 3 Farmers’ Cooperative Societies and Commissioned a

Farmers’ Coffee Factory in the Bukomansi District. This is to promote Value Addition and collective marketing for the farmers coffee, maize etc in order to increase their household income

HI TECH machinery was installed for the coffee factory

 

 

Among the cooperative society members, the youth are involved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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