Kuroiler Keeping Project Kuroiler is a poultry breed from India known for its tasty meat in addition to its productivity and ability to survive in situations typical to any developing country like Uganda. In a bid to increase members’ savings, UHOCU trained and supported PHCS a number of projects through which rearing Kuroiler chicken was […]
Interlocking Stabilized Blocks (ISSB) Although soil is a dominant building material due to its availability and affordability, it is weak in wet weather and will easily disintegrate when exposed to water or rain. Soil stabilization involves the addition of a stabilizing element such as cement of lime to the soil. The soil is further strengthened […]
Financial Inclusion is the process of ensuring access to appropriate financial products and services needed by vulnerable groups such as weaker sections and low-income groups at an affordable cost in a fair and transparent manner by mainstream Institutional players. In an increasingly connected world, having financial services readily available is absolutely key to businesses being able to innovate, […]
Charcoal Briquette cones There are simple techniques of making charcoal from organic waste. For example, Green Heat, a social enterprise run by women of Our Lady of Charity Mulago III in Kampala, work with local communities from whom they buy charcoal produced from banana leaves and peelings using drum kilns. The PHCS use an automated […]
Baskets and hand craft bags Handicrafts are hugely important in terms of economic development. They provide ample opportunities for employment even with low capital investments and thus become a prominent medium for low income earners. A round four housing cooperatives are mainly earning income out of the craft works to boost their savings for housing.