P-3123

The Goat Farming Project

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Project Description

Country: Uganda

Location: Kampala

Total Budget: $5,625

Areas of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, Community economic development

Activity Type: Food/Agriculture: General

Summary: RAISING AND BREEDING OF 35 DIARY FEMALE GOATS PASSING ON THE FIRST TWO FEMALE OFFSPRING TO THE IMPOVERISHED FAMILY TO BECOME DONORS AND PARTICIPANTS IN IMPROVING THEIR COMMUNITIES OF NAKASWA, KAMPALA UGANDA


The Goat Farming Project will help struggling families supplement their Income, Nutrition, better education and access to good health, with a donation of a pair of dairy goats. These goats are distributed in the pairs of two to families in need, and the milk they produce will supplement diary nutritional needs or sold to generate income. When the goats produce, their offspring are given to other Community members a "passing on the gift. This means families share the training they receive, and pass on the first female offspring of their livestock to another family This extends the impact of the original gift, allowing once the impoverished family to become

The beneficiaries of the Goat Farming Project, 40 families, women and children of Nakaswa, Kampala Uganda. The timeline of this project is 3 years, each goat would have multiplied and a pair of dairy goats given to families in need to boast their livelihood. The project funds will be used purchase 35 dairy goats raised on the 8 acreage land donated by the Community of Nakaswa desiring to develop their community. The cost of one dairy female is $150 and for the project to start we need at least 35 dairy female goats bringing the total cost to $5,625.

Based on our study, the following needs have been identified and believe with the introduction of the Dairy Goat Farming and the core model of giving a gift of the first pair of the dairy female goats, problems identified will be solved

Poverty, the best place for a child to grow up is a loving family. The Goat Farming Project is an income generating scheme, milk and meat can be sold to raise money for tuition and stable economic future and a better life for their children

Disease prevention and treatment. , women and children living with HIV AIDS should be able to afford the medical care they need due to income from selling dairy products like milk, yogurt and goat

Poor Nutrition leading poor maternal and child health. Participation in the goat farming project will increase mothers and their children access for better nutrition and livelihood.

Gender discrimination, the goat farming project will promote and empower gender equality by engaging all members of the community towards positive change allowing women to own assets and engage in business.

Lack of access to quality basic education, death of a family member leaving the marginalized groups including Orphans, Girls and disabled children without care of family. With the Goat Farming Project, we plan to empower the next of kin especially women to cherish their children instead of abandoning them due to poverty

Arlington Sunset Rotary members will be involved in decision making on how this grant money will be used, out of the 7 members that sit on Malaika Orphanage Children Foundation Board, 4 members of the Club are actively involved. Arlington Sunset members together with the Rotary Club of Bwebajja in Uganda will be involved in the execution of the Goat Farming Project 100%

Project Contact Person

District: 5790

Rotary Club of: Arlington Sunset

Primary Contact: Larka Tetens

Email: larkatetens@gmail.com

Project Status

Signed
This project is "Signed". This means that the signatures from the club leadership have been collected. This project is now being reviewed by the district leadership for approval. Once a decision is made, the status of the project will be changed to "Approved".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Arlington Sunset (5790)

21-Sep-19

$2,813

$2,812

$5,625

Total

$2,813

$2,812

$5,625

DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

Project Supporting Documents


[1-Oct-19]
990-N 6-30-2018


[1-Oct-19]
990-N 6-30-2019


[1-Oct-19]
MOU

 

Project Photos

History Log Entries

21-Sep-19

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

2-Oct-19

by Dan Steele

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

2-Oct-19

by Larka Tetens

System Entry: Project signed by Larka Tetens.

2-Oct-19

by Dan Steele

System Entry: Project signed by Dan Steele.

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