INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES
After receiving recommendations from the local KAKAU committees in various parishes , receiving reports from the KAKAU field personnel
and interviewing some programme beneficiaries , the Diocesan committee opted to begin and intergrate an animal husbandry aspect as
one of the strategies required in alleviating the effects of HIV/AIDS at family level.
*The programme involves the provision of Dairy goats and cows to some households.Beneficiaries are technically and financially assisted to run the project effeciently.The programme aims at helping these orphans to be self-reliant by engaging themselves in income generating activities.
The projects has various benefits some of which are:-
1.Soil fertility management :The animals helps in the soil fertility management through applica tion of manure.
2.Nutrition :The nutrition standard of the project beneficiaries is improved due to milk availability from the cows and the milk goats .Also food availability due to soil fertility improvement is of great importance in improving the nutrition stan dard of the beneficiaries.
3.Source of income: In the long run the beneficiaries increase their income at household level through the sell of the surplus ,milk or goat meat.Many of the beneficiaries rely on agricultural product sells for income generating thus improved farm production through soil fertility helps in increasing income.