Mwanzo Proud Farmers Programs
All our activities are based on collaboration with local stakeholders, and our commitment to respect and honor the efforts and knowledge base of local people in understanding the need of their own communities.
Rural Community Identified Needs
Mwanzo Proud Farmers is dedicated to creating a support network of villages to enhance economic self-sufficiency through diverse cash and food crosp production, micro-loans and technical assistance; encouraging biodiversity by introducing new agricultural products while conserving traditional crops; advancing innovative and community enterprises
Providing nursery school education, day care and nutritional support to the growing ranks of children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS; supporting success in education through scholarships and support for children in primary and secondary schools; strengthening the capacities of local communities by way of sustainable programs.
Water and Health
Securing a reliable supply of clean water for human consumption as well as agriculture; advancing the development of the water system through bore holes, well drilling, cisterns, pumping and distribution; supporting village health and wellness via village dispensaries/pharmacies and connecting with government Ministry of Health programs; providing HIV prevention, care and education of community members and other forms of outreach.
Agriculture & Economic Development (Farming as a business)
Farming as a green businessThere is urgent need to train communities to diversity and enhance both their quality and quantity of crops. Further, due to changes in weather patterns, reduced land mass for grazing; changed lifestyles and new and creative ways of raising domestic animals in an efficient manner is critical. One major consideration is zero grazing which creates a robust business in animal feeds from byproducts from farm produce. Introducing cash crops such as sunflowers and using its by products to manufacture animal feed is environmentally good for the community and provides futuristic micro green businesses.
Recent Successes and Current Challenges
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