DUTERIMBERE ONG in partnership with Oxfam supports her project beneficiaries to participate in Muhanga District open day event where farmers exhibit their horticulture produces and are linked with markets. This event is also an opportunity for showcasing the project’s successful models to other stakeholders in the same sector. This initiative is under climate resilience and food security for women economic empowerment.
Merciana UWAMWEZI is a woman entrepreneur who owns a company (Natural fruits drier) in Nyagatare District that DUTERIMBERE ONG is proud to have support from the grassroots and is progressing well. This woman entrepreneur started with the project of pineapple multiplication and gradually started pineapple farming way back in 2012. The project, under funding from Oxfam and implemented by Duterimbere ONG supported this woman to start pineapple drying using solar energy (Plastic driers). The journey has today seen this courageous entrepreneurial woman get a bigger drier that uses Gas to continue her business of pineapple drying and as well producing pineapple juice and wine.