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SEND A SEED WOMEN'S PROJECT KABALE UGANDA

by Industrial Workers of the world Kabale Uganda
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SEND A SEED WOMEN'S PROJECT KABALE UGANDA
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SEND A SEED WOMEN'S PROJECT KABALE UGANDA
SEND A SEED WOMEN'S PROJECT KABALE UGANDA
SEND A SEED WOMEN'S PROJECT KABALE UGANDA

Summary

Send a Seed Women's project in Kabale Uganda is a women's Project in Kabale Uganda aimed at sustaining the indigenous good seeds and utilizing seeds not only as food sources but also for income for the families of the women involved.Also natural farmyard manure,compost manure and other forms of organic manure are used and not artificial manure to increase soil fertility.

$1,108
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
9
months

Challenge

Having realized that the genetically modified seeds are almost taking over the good and natural seeds in the community; the women crop seed growers in the locality of Mparo Parish,Rwamucucu Sub-county,Rukiga County Kabale District in Uganda have raised up to call for support so as to purchase in bulky good indigenous bean and maize seeds to grow not only to solve the problems of hunger and income but also to sustain the indigenous seeds against the coming up genetically modified ones.

Solution

The seeds will serve as source of food for the involved women and their families as well as for income generating purposes when they sell the seeds.The extra out of this will be given to some other women thus the name Send a Seed.This way it also help other women not to buy genetically modified ones.The involved women also use natural organic manure they process them selves such as farmyard and compost manure which is good for the soil and seeds as well as safe from chemicals to the consumer.

Long-Term Impact

The Project will serve as continuous source of food for the involved families as well as a source of income when they sell the extra that will enable families have income to pay for other basic needs.Some amount of seeds will be passed on by each involved woman to another woman also to grow thus increasing the food and seed security and eliminating hunger and poverty in this community.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Video clip of Ellen Jone's visit to Send A Seed
Video Clip of Send A Seed meeting.
Send a seed women's project as posted on facebook

Organization Information

Industrial Workers of the world Kabale Uganda

Location: Kabale, South Western Uganda,Kabale District - Uganda
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Justus13993668
Project Leader:
JUSTUS WEIJAGYE
Kabale, S.W Uganda Uganda

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