Uganda: Empowering Orphans to Become Entrepreneurs

by KITOVU MOBILE AIDS ORGANIZATION
Vetted
Jan 30, 2014

MOBILE FRAM SCHOOL TRAINEES MEET KEY POLICY MAKERS

Kitovu mobile has not only trained orphans and other vulnerable Children in farming skills and entrepreneurship but has also created opportunities for the trainees to meet policy makers and business fraternity to discuss business and other policy matters that might affect  their  business.

During this period a group of Mobile farm school trainees from Kasaali subcounty of Rakai district were engaged in aone day meeting in which they discussed matters concerning their projects. The meeting atteracted 87 trainees, councillors and chairperson local council three, 54 guardians and 11 represenatives of the business fraternity.

It was noted by the trainees that despite the effort put in to grow various crops they were note able to identify good markets for their produce. They therfore, requested the subcounty leaders and the business fraternity to support them in this reagard.

the represenatives of the business fraternity promised to support them if only they can produce quality items and in bulk. they encouraged them to work in groips to support each other as well.

The trainees demonstrated a items they have been able to produce in form of crops and technologies applied.

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Organization Information

KITOVU MOBILE AIDS ORGANIZATION

Location: MASAKA, SOUTHERN - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.kitovumobile.org
Project Leader:
Christopher Vance
Environmental Consultant
Masaka, Uganda
$3,280 raised of $18,000 goal
 
27 donations
$14,720 to go
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