Copperbelt Livelihood Enhancement Project - Zambia

$32,779 $967,221
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Enhancing Productivity And The Capacity Holding Of Members

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamenga North, Kenya
Map of ENHANCING PRODUCTIVITY AND THE CAPACITY HOLDING OF MEMBERS My mother Grace imbili is a member Jisaidie Support group. As her daughter, I like her being a part of the group since 2006 because of late if is such initiatives of a joint approachthat are suuccessfully helping to pull the resources for a greater achievement . Indeed this idea has woked to strengthen the capacity holding of household. Mother can through the funds she borrows from this group, educate my elder brother in secondary, she can also purchase seeds and fertilizer to help increase production. She has currently ventured into cane growth which is a major income earner.With the funds from table banking of their group she has upgraded the productivity. Read more.
Related to project keywords: enhancing, purchase, productivity, household, income

Piggery Promotion

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kabarole, Uganda
Map of Piggery promotion Am called Tom,started a project of pig keeping with 2 pigs.After a year they multiplied, then there was an organisation called NAADS came in to support people who were having animals and crops,They gave us pigs feeds, veterinary services and some times they could provide us with some breeds to carry out cross breeding. The community got more animals.Their life style changed because they could not be sold. Read more.
Related to project keywords: veterinary, pig, pigs, provide, animals

Heifer Internation Project,uganda

By a female, 46-60 years old , in District, Country
Map of Heifer Internation project,Uganda EADD-East Dairy Development project.Uganda. Is Heifer international project in Uganda.It has Technical support at household level,has facilitated farmers to boost their animals' nutrition and production levels.Improved breeding technologies have helped farmers to acquire high quality animal breeds.Trainings have equipped them with the necessary knowledge and skills in dairy farming.Dairy Business,Development services and products have been brought nearer to farmers for easy and affordable access.A competent committed support Farmers to improve their livelihoods through Dairy Farming.At times they transport the farmers to go and visit other farmers indiffrent places,like kenya,masaka,lakayi,mpigi and Ntungamu. Read more.
Related to project keywords: heifer, high quality, household, development, services


By a male, under 16 years old, in Sabatia, Kenya
Map of Malaria Malaria is a deadly disease which can kill with 24 hours of first symptoms. The government has emphasized time and again that prompt and correct diagnosis and treatment is significantly reducing illness and death from malaria infections. Significant progress has been made in implemantaion of diagnosis and treatment of malaria with currently recommended antemisinin based combination of therapis. How the cost of effective malaria treatment in the private sector comtinues to be out of reach for many Kenyans. It is the recognition role played by the private sector in the provision of health to Kenyans that the government initiative to apply for the pilot phase of the affordable medicines facility for malaria an initiative that aims to increase access to effective malaria medicine to all people who need it especially in the private sector. The programe enables the government and private sector companies to purchase malaria medicines at a highly subsidized price in order to pass on the benefits of access through affordability to patients with malaria. The overall objective is that patients with Malaria should be able to access efective treatment within 24 hours of onset symptoms regardless where they sick the treatment. The introduction of affordable malaria Medicine to kenya is to provide quality health care to Kenyans. Together we can take Kenya to malaria free future. Read more.
Related to project keywords: illness, apply, purchase, time, medicine


46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of SPACING The community organisation explains how plants should be spaced.The community to be assisted to increase production."Not all crop varieties grow to the same size.some remain small,and can be planted closer together.others are big and spread out.They need more space on the ground.The spacing between plants may be spaced closer together to make the best use of precious water The total of 10 orphaned youth have been starting with extreme poverty."oh yes-having the correct spacing is one part of making the best possible use of land.Regardless of how much space plants is a good idea to plan the spacing carefully,and to grow plants in rows.This makes it possible to get in between them and manage them more easily for example,top trees fertilizing,weeding,thining and watering.Information about proper spacing of crops can be obtained from your local agriculture extension worker. Read more.
Related to project keywords: extension, extreme, crop, agriculture, production

Empowering Through Pig Farming

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Lwengo, Uganda
Map of Empowering through pig farming Many women in NKORI Parish have been able to transform and developed themselves through pio farming however they have been keeping low ouality bread which decay to mature v1 project has done it improving the productivity of pig farming by reducing mortalities through simple pig housing system use of good breads and home made feeds this is retum has increased the income base and swiming capacity of these women this done has enebaled women to earn buy land. Read more.
Related to project keywords: pig, productivity, women, farming, improving

Developing And Improving Livestock Farming.

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING LIVESTOCK FARMING. In a bid t promote farming inKyamulibwa area Hifer Project provided improved live stock goats,pigs ,cocks.They also provided pasture,seed sand schooled people on the benefit of artificial insemination,they also constructed valley tanks to provide water in dry seasons and put it in place cattle dips to be used in pest control. Read more.
Related to project keywords: heifer, pigs, improved, improving, cattle

Increasing Rural Productivity.

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of INCREASING RURAL PRODUCTIVITY. In this past-industrial world, there are still hundreds of millions of farmers who cannot afford tractors and other capital intensive technology. Tillers International searches out low-cost technologies that can be accepted by rural people (poor) to increase their productivity. Also give hope and promise to people who are desperately struggling to provide today's food for their families. All this is done by relearning historical skills such as farming with draft animals, blacksmithing and handcrafted wood working. Read more.
Related to project keywords: draft, struggling, productivity, provide, animals

A Man Cursed For Killing Animals.

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of A man cursed for killing animals. Ones upon a time they lived a man in mundika sub-location who was fovourite of eating meating. He stayed a few meneat the border of kenya and uganda The man used to cross to uganda to purchase meat for daily consumption because it was cheap as comprid to daily consuption because it was cheap as comprid to kenya price. The same man was keeping hundreds and hundreds of cattle in his homesteade. All over the sudden the disease of foot and mouth crupted from the home and killed all the animals and disease spread very fast and killed cattle in the whole division of mutujos and the neighbouring division of funyula and Nambale. The community members are very poor at present because they wen depending on their animals for milk, meat labour and source of in dome for educating their children. The disease importun from the neighbouring community in a big disadvantages to the communities doing the border. Currently we care heaving human and crop diseases. Although organization like karikehdp and F.C.l are coming up with resistant variety for different crops for food security but they is still a problem. There is a need for the both countries to carry out a research on ether side of the country to rescue the border communities on food. Read more.
Related to project keywords: purchase, crop, care, animals, milk

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