Uganda

Two workers pouring milk into bins

East Africa Dairy Development

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and implemented in partnership with Heifer International, the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) program is designed to boost the milk yields and incomes of small-scale farmers so they can lift their families and communities out of poverty.

Agriculture, Women's Economic Empowerment
African Breeders Services, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Heifer International, International Livestock Research Institute, World Agroforestry Centre
Woman standing by counter working hard

Strengthening Rural Youth Development through Enterprise

TechnoServe partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to help rural youth in East Africa transition to economic independence. The Strengthening Rural Youth Development through Enterprise (STRYDE) program delivered a comprehensive package of services including skills training, business development and mentoring to young people ages 18 to 30 in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Youth Economic Opportunity
MasterCard Foundation
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Photo of the Week: Rethinking Mangoes in Uganda

Sam Koole, chairman of the Kainja Mango Farmers Association, remembers a time only a few years ago when the fruit from the Sena, a variety of mango native to eastern Uganda, was left to rot on the ground. Since launching Project Nurture in 2010, local farmers are no longer taking the Sena for granted.

Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Food Processing, Women's Economic Empowerment
Access to Finance, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mango, The Coca-Cola Company