To improve Household Incomes and Nutrition Households.
10,166,000/= (US $ 2,728)
Building self-reliance as a Global Alternative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Households in Kassanda Sub-County
To embark on the journey towards financial self-sufficiency, KCA envisions a Poultry Project for Income Generation and Nutritional Support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kassanda Sub-County. In addition to food and income, the farm will provide an opportunity for the children to learn practical livelihood skills as part of the caring ministry strategy.
To develop a sustainable local financing strategy for KCA to supplement donor funds and provide a more reliable food supply to the schools.
The project has the following three objectives:
1. Toensure adequate and cheap food basket for feeding the school children.
2. To generate supplementary income for single mothers under KCA.
3. To provide an opportunity for children and caregivers to learn appropriate agricultural skills for livelihood.
• Improved food security.
• Food Cost Saving to reduce over dependence on donors.
• Improved farming skills, yields, and employment opportunities in the area.
• Improved Nutritional Support among children and Caregivers.
• 1,000 quality Broilers birds established at Baker Farm.
• New structures built – house built for manager, staff, store/office
• Appropriate technologies constructed – water reservoir system; solar system.
• All birds vaccinated
• All farm equipment procured
RISKS/ASSUMPTIONS AND MITIGATION MEASURES
1. Bird diseases that could affect growth, and quality of produce. These will be controlled through veterinary services.
2. Unpredictable commodity prices. The farm will keep all records of costs to determine sales. Produce will be kept in storage for good market prices.
3. Fluctuating foreign currency exchange rates. The farm will keep reserve in Ugandan currency to run smoothly for approximately three months.