we intend to promote better health care,house hold income enhancement and job opportunities for youth through facilitating increased production and productivity of our valve chain crops- Masindi, Uganda

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Brenda 26 years old from Masindi District in Uganda. Am passionate about farming and this led me to startup a family business majoring in valve addition of crops like pumpkins, soybean and millet and maize.
    we are involved in the growing,processing and marketing for purposes of promoting better healthcare, household incomes improvement and job creation for youth economic self reliance.

    we intend to promote better health care,house hold income enhancement and job opportunities for youth through facilitating increased production and productivity of our valve chain crops coupled with aggressive marketing strategy to reach out the end users especially now when we have land and available labor.

    On this note carried from our constraints assessment in terms of low capacity of production due to a number of factors, lack of the necessary machinery(electrical automated grinding machines),skills gap in-terms of formulas for bye products, marketing both on line and off line approaches, we seek volunteer support based on their core areas of expertise.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    Farmstay
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    About food we have enough food for our volunteers if they will be
    comfortable with the food. we are ready to share with them, teach them
    how to make the food, and they will be able to try out the cooking if
    there comfortable with it.
    They will be able to learn from our culture in Bunyoro (our dances,meals, nature like the animals because we are next to Murchison falls national park ).
    They will be able to learn our language and the good hospitable environment.

  • Help

    Help

    Marketing skills both online and offline.
    Fundraising for our business
    Training of our staff(capacity building)
    we need skills in food science to help us come up with good bye products
    mentoring and coaching of our staff and farmers
    policy development

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Runyoro and some basic french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have 2 room that are available for use by the volunteers.The rooms are next to the work place just round the corner there will be no need of any other transport costs. your most welcome

    About food we have enough food for our volunteers if they will be
    comfortable with the

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we are neighboring Murchison falls national park one of the biggest park in the region, we have a number of schooling surrounding us if the volunteer loves to stay with children, we also have a number of children at home,
    we have churches surrounding if the volunteer likes church environment and music, the town is also nearby just 4 kilometers away from the house.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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