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.
On the 31st December 2015, Bishop of Masaka JB Kaggwa and Mrs. Ddungu Elizabeth(Terre Des Hommes country Director) launched an Theatre Unit at St Andrew’s Community Health Centre in Biikira Parish – Rakai district. This theatre is to provide services to over 50,000 people in the South-Western part of Uganda especially pregnant mothers with complications during birth.
LISEFAP Project, on the 25th August,2015 registered another two farmer cooperative societies in its project area of Rakai district. One cooperative established a Coffee factory while the other constructed a Maize Mill and both plants were launched by the Governor of Tyrol Province, who also donated a generator and two trucks in appreciation. the essence of Cooperative societies is to promote crop value addition and collective marketing for increased farmer income.
Caritas MADDO, together with Terre Des Hommes-Netherlands celebrated “The Day of the African Child” in the District of Bukomansimbi with the participation of six Primary Schools with the Theme: 25 years after Adoption of the African Children’s Charter; Accelerating our Collective Efforts to end Child Marriage in Uganda(particularly) and Africa in general.
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