Support 150 widowed families with Chicks in Masaka

$20 $23,398
Raised Remaining


150 widowed families will be offered with a free package of 100 seed chicks each. This development scheme shall start up with 15000 chicks to cover house holds in 6 parishes of Butenga Sub County.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

This program aims at changing the lives of the most needy Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) house holds who are living under the conditions of un acceptable poverty and malnutrition. BOCADO has identified number of HIV/AIDS affected families which are vulnerable to the basic needs. This has put children at high risk of being forced into early marriage, sex workers, diseases, and Child labour. This project will improve the quality life to over 1,000 orphans who reside in Bukomansimbi County.

How will this project solve this problem?

Farmers will be trained in basic poultry farming skills, nutrition and project management. Each farmer shall construct a poultry unit in accordance to the recommendations of the veterinary department. BOCADO will do the project monitoring

Potential Long Term Impact

Neighboring farmers will learn new methods of farming and project management. Interaction and unity among the beneficiaries will attract more crucial developments. Women will become stronger advocates of their human rights with in their communities.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $20

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $20 .  The original project funding goal was $23,418.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Ahmed Ssentume

Board Chairman
Kampala, Uganda

Where is this project located?

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