A dedicated micro credit fund for rural Madagascar

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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Promoting Piggery Project To Curb Poverty Amongst Youth

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Lwengo, Uganda
Map of PROMOTING PIGGERY PROJECT TO CURB POVERTY AMONGST YOUTH Implementation of the pig breeding and fattering project is designed to assist the youth into improving the existing stock through proven breeding methods aiming at increasing income and saving to the youths. Since it's feasible,as it fitss in small size plots in pen-urban areas, this means it can be a tool of poverty eradication among the youth PMA established 100 pig multiplication centres at Bulivovilo in Wakiso district were many youths have developed themselves through piggery. Read more.
Related to project keywords: implementation, stock, small, improving, assist

Transport And Storage Of Havest

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of TRANSPORT AND STORAGE OF HAVEST I live in a productive area. We plant alot of things, vegetables, maize, and several other crops of which at the end we get alot of harvest. To be precise, we are farmers-majorily of us. Though we usually get alot of harvest, alot end up going to waste. This solely due to poor roads that were used to take the harvest to the market. Also getting standardized galleries to store our harvest has been hard, thus making our harvest to end up in huge loss. Luckily, an organisation named WSF identified the problem and together with the government they decided to help us. They started with improving our roads-good roads were constructed and thus the problem of transporting harvest to the market has been dealt with accordingly. They went a head to install modern storage facilities and therefore harvest is stored before being taken to market without spoiling. This initiative has helped improve our lives and wer are happy for that. Read more.
Related to project keywords: improve lives, take, improving, crops, harvest

Gloomy Economy

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of gloomy economy The treasury had pointed a gloomy future for the formal sector in the coming years as the economy was to grow at a low percentage rate.The focus shifted to the informal sector was seen as a variable place for the treasury to fund its projects.The people of Kakamega Juakali phase 1&2 had the previllage to be trained on important skills so that the sector may grow. Read more.
Related to project keywords: focus, fund, may, projects, rate

Seeking A Solution For Economic Growth

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of SEEKING A SOLUTION FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH I am a daughter of Judith Chanjalia,who is a member of Jisaidie support group.Members of this group have been working hard since the year 2007 when they excogated the ideas of forming this development group.They have jointly ventured this activities that genetrate income including farming.Through farming,they are all found in the rich agricultural zone in which West Kenya Sugar company has been a major boost to farmers.The factory can lend farming Groups money to do their own projects.Each member can access funds that help them to grow economically.It it through this that my mother has been able to help pay our school fees,buy us food etc. Read more.
Related to project keywords: lend, farmers, groups, projects, ideas

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Antananarivo, Capital, Madagascar

Project Leader

Markus Faigle

Honolulu, HI United States

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