Provide goats and hens to 100 widows and orphans

$267 $1,999,733
Raised Remaining


100 widows who lost their land and property to relatives will be trained and provided 4 goats and 3 hens each for income generation. Incomes wil help in education and feeding of orphans.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

100 women who have lost their husbands and whose property like land, animals and shelter have been grabbed by relatives and 100 orphans will be targeted. Widows-headed households have lost their land to either their relatives or rich people who connive with Government workers in ministry of lands to transfer landownership by altering land titles in their names. Goverment workers in the ministry of lands have connived with rich people and altered land titles to cheat the poor.

How will this project solve this problem?

100 women will be trained on providing care to goats and hens and how to market their products. 400 goats and 300 hens will be provided to 100 women and 100 orphans for income generation. They will be mobilized to form village savings and loans grou

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will directly benefit 100 widows and 100 orphans through increasing their opportunities to generate income that will enable them to buy land, food and shelter for their children and other family members. This will lead to reduced malnutri

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $267

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $267 .  The original project funding goal was $2,000,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Steven Nyabongo

Kampala, Uganda

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