Author Archives: krc

• Change stories

MOST SIGNIFICANT CHANGE STORY On the left: Mr. Kalaija in his new banana garden and on the right he is monitoring his old banana plantation. Name of Story Teller: Omuhereza Kalaija Sub-county: Harugongo Parish: Nyantabooma Village: Buharani supper District: Kabarole Person recording: Kwesiga James. Change domain Livelihood. When it happened: 2015           Am called Omuhereza Kalaija aged 63 years living ... Read More »

• Harugongo residents get better roads after KRC advocacy

By Kabjogya Alice Our sub county Harugongo was curved from Kichwamba Sub County about 2 years ago. The sub county has rich soils which support agriculture. This has enabled it to become a food hub for most fresh foods that is sold in Kabundare and Mpaga markets in fort portal town and beyond. Left(the roads currently after being graded, (Right) ... Read More »

• Meet Akim, the successful refugee farmer

By JB Kahuma           Akim James is a refugee farmer living in Rwenyawawa village, Kasonga parish in Kyangwali Sub County. He is a 35 old father of 5. He is among the many farmers recently trained by KRC in partnership with WFP in post harvest handling and was able to receive subsidized plastic silo. Towards the end of July James ... Read More »

• Fighting counterfeit seeds at center stage

By our Reporter Agriculture is one of the most capital intensive ventures yet the most risky and unpredictable due to reliance on nature for better yields. Over the years fake seeds have flooded the shelves on agricultural in-put shop though both the dealer and the farmer are at the losing end. For instance if genuine dealer buys in bulk from ... Read More »

• Paradigm shift

Climate change effects take stall in the Rwenzori, as KRC moves to support irrigation Pilot phase records success By Kayiwa John Having soldiered on for a number of years without adequate water for production, the worries of the farmers in the Rwenzori Region will soon end as KRC moves to partner with other development actors to promote irrigations systems. This ... Read More »

• Kamwenge change agents start vocational school after KRC training

By David Mugarra and John Murungi Amooti-August 2016 Having attended a two days training organized by KRC, with financial support from DGF, two vibrant Change Agents have put their newly acquired skills into use. The tenacious duo of Safari Mark and his colleague Herbert Mwijukye were inspired by the need to be exemplary citizens and cause change in their community ... Read More »

• Improved service delivery- Health:Case story

August- 2016 Title of Story IMPOVED SERVICE DELIVERY Name of storyteller MATTE HENRY From KABINGO II Occupation of story teller FARMER Sex MALE Period of change 2015 Date of recording 2016/05/27 Recorded by HILLARY RUYOOKA   I am a farmer in Kabingo villages and usually I go to Bupomboli HC III whenever am sick. For a long time it was ... Read More »

• Energy saving: Change story

Name of Story Teller: Kate Kaijaharubi Sub-county: West Division                                                                       Village: Mukubo                 District: Kabarole Person recording: James Kwesiga. Change domain: Energy. When it happened: 2014.   Kaijaharubi using her energy saving cook stove((left), Kaijaharubi using the time saved from using the energy saving stove too kneat and weave crafts for sell     I am a 69year old woman mother of 7 children ... Read More »

• Breaking the silence in Bundibugyo

It’s the Elders who are poisoning us” Bundibugyo Students cries Out By our Reporter- August 2016 Bundibugyo The visibly agitated faces of students filled the Rainbow Hall in Bundibugyo. Their nonchalant look, notwithstanding-they exuded a message of hope; that they were out on a mission-to add their voices onto the various stakeholders’ efforts to find lasting peace in a district ... Read More »

• Spectacular

· KRC Bio refinery product excite students Speaker Kadaga commends initiative National Farmers Secretary pledges support KRC Stall at 4th climate change week draws Hundreds By Our Reporter The frenzied sounds of music , dance and drama filled the sprawling Boma Grounds. The enthusiastic crowds exuded the great attention the communities in the Rwenzori Region were giving the need to ... Read More »

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