Duterimbere ONG in partnership with the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF) trained over 750 women from the Districts of Huye, Rubavu, and Kicukiro in the field of entrepreneurship and financial literacy. These women are to be linked to BDF through microfinance institution for financial services.
A beneficiary in Nyarusange sector Muhanga District shows some harvest of Mushrooms that grow in their pineapple garden. This cooperative has also acquired a 250 m3 water ponder which will facilitate them in irrigating their field during the dry season so as to ensure continued farming activities. This is under the climate resilience and food security project supported by Oxfam German and BMZ.
Duterimbere ONG trains her beneficiaries in Balanced diet preparation under the Nutrition component in the project under Oxfam funding. This training introduced the meaning of balanced diet to the beneficiaries and emphasize on the importance of fruits and vegetables to make a balanced diet complete. The training included the importance of healthy diet to the human body, description of the main food groups,
DUTERIMBERE ONG supports farmer cooperatives in a project “Strengthening of climate resilience and food security of smallholders in the districts Nyagatare, Nyamagabe and Muhanga, Rwanda“. In this project, farmers are trained and supported in rainwater harvesting technologies to enable continuity of farming activities even in Rwanda’s Agriculture season C (Dry season) of June to September and hence increasing their agricultural income.
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).