Although it has taken quite a bit of time since our Call for Proposals, the Student Grants Program of the Haley McCready Outreach and Development Fund is pleased to announce that three new development projects have selected and funded. The three new development projects are briefly described below.
- Improving Food Security through Chickens at Karurama, Fidèle Niyoyita
This project will train, employ, produce income, produce organic fertilizer and improve nutrition for 10 poor and displaced people, 8 widows and 2 orphans, by raising chickens, producing eggs, selling eggs, selling chickens, distributing fertilizer and generating other income producing activities such as basket making, soap making and vegetable cultivating.
- Development of Vegetable Culture for the Self-Financing of IAP Twubake, Anicet Nyandwi
This project will use a participatory, self-help approach to organize and train 10 poor widows and 7 poor orphans in the cultivation and sale of vegetables and, thereby, create ongoing jobs, income and an association.
- Farming Rice in Gihanga Commune, Ezechiel Manirakiza
This project will provide training, employment and much-needed income for 16 jobless, hungry, poor people through the cultivation and sale of rice and, thereby, improve the quality of life of the target group members and the project manager.