About Us

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OURActivities

▶ 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.

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OurGoals

▶ 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.

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Development objective

MAYAWA is to improve the cash income, food security and sustainable environmental solutions for the rural households in Kagera region.

Our Journey Where we Reached

4,948

Members

231

Farmer Groups

9

Zones

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