Thanks for your recent generous gift to Give Fruit and a Greener Environment project.
Your contribution has helped purchased - ten banana seedlings, ten passion fruit seedlings, five jackfruit seedlings, and eight eucalyptus seedlings. The Traditional Authority has granted a large area of land to the project to use as a tree nursery.
Fruit trees are grown from infancy in special partner fruit tree nursery in Uganda so that our staff can manage the delicate budding and grafting process. From there, these seedlings are transported to South Sudan to go to one of three places - Fruit trees planted in improved local fruit orchard, Fruit trees given to community to grow, and plant, and Fruit trees given to families as part tree planting project.
The fruit trees are for the benefits of Omilling, in time and with proper care will produce enough fruit for the members to eat, and to sell for profit. The project will also attract commercial activity in the area that will boost the local economy and infrastructures.
In the next quarter, a new field update will be posted so that you get to know the positive changes your contribution is making in Omilling south Sudan.
Only months ago an alleged coup in South Sudan has left hundreds dead, and many in the region concerned for what the coming months may bring for the world's youngest country.
More than one million people have been forced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, the UN says. Of these, 803,200 have been displaced within the country, and another 254,000 have fled to neighboring countries, according to the latest UN report. It warns that the situation is likely to get worse as the violence continues.
Fruit trees grow from infancy in the nursery, so that the local volunteers can manage the dedicate budding a grafting process. Then from there, seedling fruits go to three divisions - fruit trees are distributed to families, fruit trees are given to community groups whom the project helps to grow, plant, and look after their fruit trees, and fruit trees are planted in the project improved orchards.
Since the project began years ago, it grows mango, guava, pawpaw, avocado, and banana trees. While some fruit trees grow naturally in Magwi, trees are often poorly managed, and some fruit trees like banana trees suffer from viruses which mean they do not produce fruit.
With your contribution the project has purchased the seeds of ecycalptus tree, Avocado, passion, jack fruit, and yellow banana to start a new fruit nursery.
Due to the growing insecurity concern the project will relocate the fruit tree nursery from Omilling to Magwi center. Hope Ofiriha has applied for a land to set up a new nursery, and the positive answer is expected soon.
In the next quarter HOPE Ofiriha will post a new field update report so you get to know what impact is your contribution is helping to creating in Omilling South Sudan.
In October 2013: your donation enable HopeOfiriha bought seedlings from a nursery in northern Uganda. These are:100 pawpaw seedlings, 60 avocado seedlings, and 40 eucalyptus seedlings.
The road to Omilling was very too bad due to heavy rainfall that stopped the delivery. So the seedlings were kept at the nursery were it was purchased from. First we need to transport the last seedlings to plant at the project site, and when this is done, order for new seedlings. Even if the road is not 100% good, our veteran 4x4 Land Rover Defender is suitable to drive in bad environment.
In a next three months, a new field update will be posted, so you get to know the impact your contribution while we are implementing the project.
New tree is a start of new hope!
Thanks for your recent generous gift to Give Fruit and a Greener Environment in South Sudan project. Your commitment to help with this project is really appreciated by our trustees.
What next? With your donation the following seedlings have been purchased from suppliers in Uganda and transported to south Sudan: 15 Indian mango seedlings, 12 jack fruit seedlings, 24 avocado seedlings, and 20 Eucalyptus tree seedlings
The beneficiaries are eager to see this project progressing. They need your help to plant more fruit seedlings and different type of trees. Omilling people said this project will give food, green environment, and fresh air in the futute.
In the next field update we will be able to post closet up images of this project where we will tell you how this project is moving forward, and the reaction from people of Omilling. Local volunteers are really working hard to making sure this initiative becomes a success.
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