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.
On the 24th November, 2015 Caritas MADDO through the ERI Approach funded by HORIZONT3000, organized a field day where farmers show cased matters concerning proper home sanitation and improved nutrition, food security, collective marketing, saving and credit through group formation, water harvest and biogas/energy stove technologies as well as zero grazing income generating projects.
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.
Caritas MADDO, together with Terre Des Hommes-Netherlands celebrated “The Day of the African Child” in the District of Bukomansimbi with the participation of six Primary Schools with the Theme: 25 years after Adoption of the African Children’s Charter; Accelerating our Collective Efforts to end Child Marriage in Uganda(particularly) and Africa in general.
Theme: “I WAS EYES TO THE BLIND, AND FEET TO THE LAME.”
Caritas MADDO, through its Departments of Health and Welfare made merry this year’s World Day of the Sick. At Buyoga Health Centre (III) Bukomansimbi District, over three thousand patients (3,000) were provided with free therapeutic health services besides donating blood, voluntary testing and counseling for HIV/AIDS. All these patients at least received basic essential items that included sugar, soap, clothing & food to the most vulnerable.
CAPCA Project supported by Caritas Denmark launched 3 Farmers’ Cooperative Societies and Commissioned a
Farmers’ Coffee Factory in the Bukomansi District. This is to promote Value Addition and collective marketing for the farmers coffee, maize etc in order to increase their household income
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