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Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Sponsor Children | 0 comments

Smallholder Goat Farmers organise to form Cooperative Union.

Smallholder Goat Farmers organise to form Cooperative Union.

It all started as a humble goat revolving project implemented by RAMBIA with support from One Percent Fund for Development. Smallholder goat farmers in the Rwenzori Mountain areas of Bunyangabu and Kabarole Districts are organising themselves into a Goat Farmers Society with the aim of linking mallholder producer groups and individuals to more profitable and higher value markets. These smallholders have harbored the idea since the early 2000’s when a few women groups started rearing goats donated by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre. Later in 2014, RAMBIA lobbied for further support from FAO and more 50 women were given goats as a revolving project to benefit 150 poor women. Several years down the road, these farmers seem not to have lost sight and are now looking forward to registering a cooperative society. They are so far pooling resources to invest into breed improvement. With the leadership of RAMBIA, these farmers are being linked to other goat farmers producer movements like U-Goats spear-headed by JOY Goat Development Programme....

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RAMBIA Orphanage Care School gets sanitary improvement boost

RAMBIA Orphanage Care School gets sanitary improvement boost

Thanks to Wereld Missiehulp kind donation. Rambia Orphanage Care School recieved funding from Wereld Missiehulp Projecten to construct a standard toilet facility for the school. The toilet facility will serve about 400 pupils, most of whom are orphans and vulnerable children. The orphanage primary school started in 2013 to meet the urgent need to provide targeted education to children orphaned by HIV/AIDS and the the Allied Democratic  Forces insurgency in Western Uganda. Katebwa Sub Country where RAMBIA largely operates was a centre point of the bloody rebellion. The school started with 150 children and currently enrols over 400 children and growing. Without the helping hand of friends and partners, this would project would not not be possible. In the past the project has received support from Michael Wills from Canada, Jan Standaert from Belgium and Tetherdown Primary School from London.                                  ...

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