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Empower 60 widowed families with Heifers in Masaka



60 widowed families with 4-5 children each, will receive free in- calf heifer. This development scheme shall start up with 20 cows which will be allotted into 20 farmer groups residing in 10 parishes

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

This program aims at changing the lives of the most needy Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) house holds who are living under the conditions of un acceptable poverty and malnutrition. BOCADO has identified number of HIV/AIDS affected families which are vulnerable to the basic needs. This has put children at high risk of being forced into early marriage, sex workers, diseases, and Child labour. This project will improve the quality life to over 1,000 orphans who reside in Bukomansimbi County.

How will this project solve this problem?

Farmers will be trained in basic animal husbandry, nutrition and project management. 20 cows will be given to farmer groups. Farmers will erect shelter and plant grass. Materials i.e. cement, will be provided. BOCADO will do the project monitoring

Potential Long Term Impact

Neighboring farmers will learn new methods of farming and project management. Interaction and unity among women groups will attracts more crucial developments. Women will become stronger advocates of their human rights with in their communities.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $70

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 $70 .  The original project funding goal was $34,887.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).


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

Ahmed Ssentume

Board Chairman
Kampala, bocado Uganda

Where is this project located?

Map of Empower 60 widowed families with Heifers in Masaka
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