UGA/01/189 - Poultry and Bee-keeping Project for the Youth of Bukangara Village, Kasese District

Country Uganda
Total project budget ($USD) $3,800
Requested funding ($USD) $2,600
Project development type Agriculture Production
Name of Requesting Association Bukangara United Catholic Youth Association
Objective: A poultry and bee-keeping project is going to be implemented for the youth in Bukangara Village which will provide employment and generate income. They will be trained in improved methods of poultry keeping and bee-keeping. Since there are also young disa
Background: The main activity in this area is subsistence farming with very little income. Many of the young people are orphans and some are disabled. Poultry project: Crossbreeds will be produced which are accustomed to the climate and resistant to diseases, and
Use of Funds: Purchase of 25 cocks, veterinary drugs for the chickens, 40 modern bee hives, 2 refractometres, 5 catcher boxes, and other equipment; transport costs for the purchased animals from Kampala to Bukangara (407 km distance), and for the beehives (76 km away f
Beneficiaries: 25