Our Agricultural Project

Cress UK CEO paid a visit to one of the Agricultural group

Goal: Improve the capacity of rural-households on livelihood skills for sustainable food security and financial sufficiency.

  • 12 agricultural women farmers groups were formed and equipped with agriculture inputs. 192 women farmers educated in sustainable Organic vegetable farming skills as a result improving nutrition of about 2500 refugees in imvepi and  Bolomoni in Bidibidi settlement, Gobor,  Mijale, Matu and kilaji of kerwa sub county, Yumbe district, Uganda. 
  • 7 beneficiaries started micro businesses out of the produce from their organic farms.

Demonstration on Better Farming Practices

Heap of compost manure constructed in Iyete agriculture group in (point C)

The agricultural project under the supervision of Mama Bishop Yunia Yango has created productive activity in the community where many community members are trained on different farming methods to increase farm produce.

She moves from one community group to another demonstrating different farming Technics for the people in the village.This has enabled increased yield during harvesting.

Beneficiaries of the agriculture project

Donors visit to meet some beneficiaries after realizing a good produce

Agriculture training project have improved the lives of many people living in the community. 16 agricultural students in 8 groups educating 128 women farmers; those farmers feeding 2500 refugees with vegetables.

Many of those who are trained are able to sell their farm produce to the market, and these enable them to get many to buy basic needs in the family. It has improved the standard of the people living in the community.

Training on better farming methods

Agriculture group members graduated with certificates after the training.

Agriculture training project and supply of tools & seeds to increase food security for the South Sudanese refugee families by delivering training to improve nutrition and provide income generation from growing vegetables using sustainable organic techniques.

Many families are able to provide food for their children and are able to raise school fees from selling the farm produce.