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Support 320 orphans with improved goats in Uganda

 
$488
$47,612
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Due to rampant HIV/AIDS death rates, orphans in Uganda constitute to 29% of the total population of 33,000,000. They live under abject poverty with no social safety nets and they require support.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

There are over 13 million children in Uganda forming 56% of the total population. Of this, two million are orphans (National strategic programme plan of intervention for orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda 2007-2013). At least one out of four orphans provides support for other orphans these children. Out of 204,198 children in the project area, 6.2 % (15,814) are orphans.Out of the total 66,369 households in Kibuku District, 1,064 are children headed without any sustainable income/support

How will this project solve this problem?

This project will support orphan/their households with 4 goats among the 80 house holds, train them in modern goats management, marketing, provide drugs and routine veterinary advisory services. These goats will stimulate household income generation.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project will alleviate poverty among 320 orphans, 80 orphans households, provide sustainable occupation to them, spread modern goat management knowledge/ skills in the community.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $488
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $47,612
Total Funding Goal: $48,100

Additional Documentation

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

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Project Leader

Samson Namwoyo

Executive Director
KAMPALA, EASTERN UGANDA Uganda

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