Empowering women and children in Lingira


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By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of FREEDOM. Kenyans fishermen are denied their freedom in the Lake Victoria.the fisherman in migingo were beaten up by the uganda soulder when found fishing around the small island in lake victoria.Fishermen cried for the Government to help them but no action was taken. Ugandan soulders ruled the kenyan land and even moved the fishermen out of the island to the dry land off the lake.The government place the soulders around to protect the fishermen as mediation was on but still problem was not solved. Read more.
Related to project keywords: island, fishermen, lake victoria, ugandan, uganda

Promoting Agriculture

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of Promoting agriculture I used to depend on agriculture i had no money to invest in that section of agriculture.World vision came in and gave me agricultural materials like wheel barrow,spray pumps, yeilded seeds and others to invest in my agriculture.i use these materials and i have achieve in agriculture and through agricultural provided got i have fighted poverty at my home scacity of food is ended up. Read more.
Related to project keywords: home, agriculture, provided, materials, agricultural

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Tawi Inc.

Arlington, VA, United States

Project Leader

Paul Atwell

Madison, WI United States

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