Piggery management for 70 young mothers in Kasese

by Youth Partnership Uganda
Piggery management for 70 young mothers in Kasese

Summary

The project will train 70 young mothers in piggery management in Ihandiro and Nyakiyumbu Sub Counties in Kasese district that are rural with high cases of teenage pregnancies. The project will provide 70 young mothers with each a female pig to rear in a bid to raise their income after and during the sale of the piglets. The income raised through the sale will boost the welfare, provide the basic family needs and the skills acquired during training will boost the project management practices.

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Challenge

Despite the National Strategy to end child marriage and teenage pregnancy in Uganda, child marriage still exists. Uganda is ranked high in Africa with child marriage issues according to Unicef report 2016 on the status of a child. Kasese district is ranked with 65% according to Kasese district poverty profiling report 2011. Poverty has affected girls education as they are not sure of basic needs hence early sexual engagement. the project will empower 70 young mothers with skills in piggery mgt

Solution

YPU will work with 70 young mothers in and out of school who will be trained in piggery management skills, record keeping, self esteem and stress management, VSLA methodology for savings and credit management. These training will also cover advocacy skills that will be used to deliver the message against child marriage and teenage pregnancy on the community and girls growth. The project will be implemented in Ihandiro and Nyakiyumbu sub counties. They will be given pigs to rear and apply skills

Long-Term Impact

The project will train and empower 70 young mothers with piggery management, provide a pig to rear thus allowing them to rise out of poverty, which will provide for their families' health and well-being. The training will build the capacity of young mothers as advocates against child marriage and the negative effect on child and family growth and build their self esteem. Their income will increase as the project multiply through the sale of the piglets hence leading to improved welfare.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a XLSX file (projdoc.xlsx).

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Organization Information

Youth Partnership Uganda

Location: Mponndwe Lhubiriha Town Council - Uganda
Bwambale Morish
Project Leader:
Bwambale Morish
Mponndwe Lhubiriha Town Council, Uganda

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