▶ We teach farmers on how to preserve the limited resources by using sustainable agricultural techniques including compost making and water harvesting.
▶ Promotion of environmentally friendly trees such as Cederella odrata, Markamia Lutea, Acrocarpus and fruit trees like avocados, mango, guava, jackfruits and citrus among farmers but also schools.
▶ Facilitating training on construction and benefits of wood saving saving stoves.
▶ Teaching farmers on establishing and strengthening loan and saving groups.
▶ Teaching farmers on alternative crops and entrepreneurship activities such as soap making, batik making and drying of fruits.
▶ Collaboration with local government institutions to improve the legal framework and working conditions of farmers.
▶ Training farmers in methods for better production, organic farming of various crops and supply of agricultural inputs.
▶ Process and market members’ produce and obtain organic certification for all targeted crops
▶ Promote (agri- business) income generating activities
▶ Strengthen MAYAWA’s institutional capacity and sustainability of MAYAWA including seeking for other donors and increase members’ contributions.
▶ Promote SILC(Self Internal Lending Communities) and SACCOS formation among MAYAWA members
▶ Incorporate gender, HIV/AIDS and environmental aspects in all MAYAWA activities.
MAYAWA is to improve the cash income, food security and sustainable environmental solutions for the rural households in Kagera region.