Innovative agri-businesses can play important roles in improving the livelihoods of youths in Uganda. For example, through directly providing them (access to) tools to increase their production in quality or quantity, to extend harvest shelf life or to add value through processing the agricultural produce or more indirectly, through increasing the demand for their produce, connecting them to markets or improving their enabling environment with supporting services.
YITUg a non-profit making organization currently majoring in ICT designs like: website, database, hardware design, promoting and equipping primary/secondary students and teachers ICT skills involving computer training. These projects are headed by Mr. Stephen kalyesubula a student at Makerere University majoring in Embedded Systems and Mr. Paul Kasoma a student at Muteesa 1 University majoring in ICT with the help of Mr. Kibaya Robert the director of KIRUCODO.
KIRUCODO currently acting as our donor availed 52 Croilers this month to YITUg, this project is meant to benefit rural areas. This project is based in katosi-Bunakijja-Mukono-Uganda and is meant to run for some years and our goal is to eradicate poverty among youths especially in rural areas.
Youths, Let’s think twice again: Which innovative and smart business models around proven agri–tools and technologies truly improve the profitability of small scale youth farmers in rural areas and fit their context?