BuildME has recruited and registered 252 farmer groups (5,040 farmers in total) in to her Agriculture poverty alleviation advocacy program (APAAP). The program has been implemented in both Urban and Rural areas that is:-

  • Scaling Up Rice Value Chain development in 5 sub counties of Butalejja (Mazimasa, Himutu, Kachonga, Butalejja Rural & Nabweyo). Under this project, 200 youth, men and women rice growers, millers, Buyers and input dealers benefited.
  • Scaling Up Rice Value Chain development in 5 sub counties of Bugiri District. (Kapyanga, Buluguyi, Nabukalu, Buswale, Bulidha).Contract with rice buyers were signed and farmers are now earning UGX 2,000/= Per Kg.
  • Empowering youth framers to hold relevant authorities responsible for strategic service delivery in both Butalejja and Bugiri District, there is effective budget monitoring by the youth in Bugiri and Butalejja.
  • Village saving and Loan associations among the 252 farmer groups has been strengthened, saving among the farmers at house hold levels has improved by 5% in the 12 months of the project.
BuildME - Scaling up Support to women enterprises
Scaling up Support to women enterprises – BuildME women enterprise development beneficiary attending to her business in the market.

 

BuildME - Scaling Up participatory approach among the women enterprise developmen
Scaling Up participatory approach among the women enterprise development – BuildME Women participating in group discussions.

 

BuildME - Scaling up Support Monitoring and consultative meetings
Scaling up Support Monitoring and consultative meetings – BuildME funders/IDFC officials monitoring performance & Impact of BuildME Interventions in Bugiri.

 

BuilbME - Youth & women Enterprise Project-Piggery farm.
Youth & women Enterprise Project-Piggery farm.
BuildME has introduced piggery farming as an extension to its main crop value chain development, farmers are encouraged to rear animals’ supplement their income.10 youth & women Enterprise projects have been set up.

 

BuildME - Support to alternative source of income
Support to alternative source of income – Hybrid goats under women & enterprise development project in Bugiri.

 

BuildME - Scaling up Postharvest
Scaling up Postharvest handling among rice value chain development. BuildME farmers drying their rice on tarpaulin sheets. BuildME provides tarpaulin sheets to farmer groups.