The milk collection centre isoperational since July 2012. Itstarted with 700 litres per day butcould attained 5000 litres May2013. Milk producers get 140RwF/liter instead of 100RwF/literpaid by middlemen.Monthly planning/evaluationmeetings.The IP has been linked toEquity Bank -
Mamera a tradional brew from SorghumBulking store at Sub-county. Received a strongdoor from NAADSLoan from Muchahi SACCO for bulkingsorghum (Buying sorghum from other farmers andreduce the middlemen)Trained in savings, loan and credit management,record keeping, development of business plan andconstitutionIntegration with Huntex Limited for pasturizationand packaging- prolonging shelf life from three daysto more than 6 monthsMamera drink is a traditional drink which laststhree days. Huntex Ltd, farmers and Makerereuniversity tested various ways of prolonging itsshelf life. It is projected that about 5000farmers can increase their sorghum incomesby about 80% if this would role out.Mamera in modernpackage and labelled-longer shelf life
Traditional Banana by-products produced by thefarmers locally with very shortshelve life.Indigenous knowledgestrengthened with modernscience- leads to bottling,labelling and increased shelf lifeup to a minimum of 6 months.Collaboration withPONAPLICAN- a value additioncapacity building NGO in DRC-Goma- very importantif fully developed, there ispotential to increase thebanana farmer/brewer’sincome by a big margin.
Natural Resources Management- collective action inTerracing- BufudiSome of the collection action activities in SWC in South western Uganda