Foundations for Farming at Bweyale Camp

AID works with a Ugandan NGO called Life Gospel Ministries, led by South Sudanese pastor Thomas Lubari, to train South Sudanese refugees in Foundations for Farming agriculture techniques. This enables them to use the plot of land they are allocated on arrival in Uganda to develop a livelihood and provide for their families. It is […]

Categories: Agriculture, News.

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The Journey to Self-Sustainability

In 2015, Manna Microfinance had less than $1,000 in loans distributed to women trying to establish and grow businesses. Today, that figure is $33,865. It has been a long, arduous journey but AID’s small loans initiative is on the brink of reaching self-sustainability through profit reaped from loan interest. Manna Microfinance began in 2011 but it […]

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A Trumpeters Update from Gondokoro – Rainy Season

The rainy season has started in Juba – which is both good and bad. Food security increases as crops grow but with the rainfall comes deadly waterborne diseases such as cholera. Gondokoro is an island suburb of Juba. Trumpeter Community Health Project workers in Mori Boma, a suburb of Juba, discussed the challenges faced during […]

Categories: News, Trumpeters Sanitation.

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Farmers Plant Ahead of Rainy Season

Following years of conflict, Uganda has an open-door policy to refugees who receive a plot of land from the government on arrival. Anglican International Development’s agriculture programme trains these refugees in the northern Uganda camps in sustainable farming techniques. Pastor Thomas Lubari and his team use the ‘Foundations for Farming’ method which provides farming training […]

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Community Engagement with the Trumpeters

Participatory action research (PAR) is an approach which emphasises the importance of working with a community collaboratively to bring change when addressing issues or problems affecting the population. PAR is distinct from more traditional research methods in its definition of expertise, placing this firmly in the hands of the community members rather than external researchers. […]

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