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.
Total Funding Received to Date: $558
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $47,542
Total Funding Goal: $48,100