FARMER FIELD DAY

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ERI staff demostrating silage making

Caritas MADDO through the ERI Approach funded by HORIZONT3000, organized a Farmer field Day where farmers show cased matters concerning enterprize selection to promote collective marketing, group formation for saving and credit, good plantation and livestock management, proper home sanitation and improved food security, displaying water harvest technology and environment

protection techniques.

World Toilet Day

Showing ways how water is contaminated

 

Caritas MADDO organised the World Toilet Day under the theme: Toilet and Jobs. The day’s events started with pupils of five different schools marching through the town streets trying to create awareness for safe water and  sanitation.

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Bicycle Race

Contestants parade at the start point
Dr. OLAF hans over biclyces and other prizes to the runners up

Dr. Olaf (a development Partner) and a delegation of six from Rostock, Germany arranged a bicycle race to encourage team work among the youths

Fish Farming Project

Fish farming sector in Uganda continues to grow faster. Therefore Caritas MADDO in conjunction with OPAM(Opera di Promozione della Alfabetizzazione nel Mondo) continue to embark on fish ponds in Masaka Diocese using sustainable fish farming techniques to support the rural poor improve their welfare in nutrition and diversify income sources as well as conserving the environment. The project targets vulnerable households organised in groups with access to land for fish farming, using sustainable fish farming techniques.

On the 30th of September,2016 an OPAM delegation visited the four fish ponds (that were stocked with 21,070 fish fingerings four months back) and they witnessed the steady progress of the project.

Fish farming in Kalungu and Masaka Districts

 

 

Cow Project

Once again Caritas MADDO together with donor partners Micro financing Partners In Africa-USA gave out 79 original and pregnant cows to prepared farmers in the districts of Sembabule and others. for the past six years MPA has been supporting the Cow Project to increase household income and food security to the rural poor families in Masaka Diocese through dairy farming. MPA launched  the construction and use of biogas in Rakai district in order to protect and conserve the environment besides saving the women from using smoky kitchen while preparing their meals.

Pupils of Katimba P/S will also drink milk to improve their health

Theatre launch at Biikira Health Centre

Bishop Kaggwa Launches the Theatre
Theatre Block
Bishop inspects the theatre equipments

 

On the 31st December 2015, Bishop of Masaka JB Kaggwa and  Mrs. Ddungu Elizabeth(Terre Des Hommes country Director) launched an  Theatre Unit at St Andrew’s Community Health Centre in Biikira Parish – Rakai district. This theatre is to provide services to over 50,000 people in the South-Western part of Uganda especially pregnant mothers with complications during birth.

LISEFAP PROJECT

H.E Governor of Tyrol Province addresses the cooperative members that attended the event in Kasasa and Kasaali sub county in Rakai district

LISEFAP Project, on the 25th August,2015 registered another two farmer cooperative societies in its project area of Rakai district. One cooperative established a Coffee factory while the other constructed a Maize Mill and both plants were launched by the Governor of Tyrol Province, who also donated a generator and two trucks in appreciation. the essence of Cooperative societies is to promote crop value addition and collective marketing for increased farmer income.