Kazooba FINANCIAL COOPS AND FOOD SECURITY A - e-MFP

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UGANDA
HDI: 0.422
Rank: 143/169
HDI 0.442
RANK 143/169
Population - 34Million
Location of EBO SACCO
Founded in 1995 and legally registered in
2002
Vision: “To become a financially sustainable
Sacco serving a prosperous enterprising
membership in a rural setting”
Mission: To provide sustainable quality
financial services that promote improved
livelihoods of the rural and peri-urban active
poor members.
Farmer focused Sacco(MBO)
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 Geographic coverage:
Started in the
core district of Mbarara
Spreading to other 4 neighboring
district
Four branches
Agriculture main activity.
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Exists when all people, at all times ,have
physical and economic access to sufficient,
safe and nutritious food that meets their
dietary needs and food preferences for an
active and healthy life.
As a fin. Coop we developed and implements
financial products and services that promote
increased food and income security at
household level.
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Provision of financial services(savings and
loans)
Diversified products
 Savings: Ordinary, compulsory, minor accounts,
collection accounts, money transfers…
 Loans: Banana improvement, general agriculture,
livestock, commercial, school fees, emergency
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Social goals and objectives
 Offer services to the rural & peri-urban active poor
members
 Offer sustainable quality financial services that
meet the needs of our clients(product review and
development,train & sensitise clients in
fin.literacy)
 Promote improved livelihoods of our
clients(clients graduating from living below 2$ per
day,children attending school,increased sav.
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Expansion and outreach
 Enhanced outreach effective savings mobolisation
 Improved financial products & better agribusiness
financial skills
 Small householder farm have increased access to
and participate in remunerative markets
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Small holder farmers not reached by
commercial banks
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Small holder farm house holds have
increased investment in their farming
business.
EBO & MBADIFA provides appropriate
products and services to an increased
clientele on a sustainable basis.
Smallholder farmers have adopted practices
of ensuring good and balanced nutrition
throughout the year.
OTHER
MFIs
TRIAS UGANDA &
OTHER
PARTNERS
OD/INSTITUTIONAL
STRENGTHENING
EBO SACCO
(MBO)
MUTUAL
COLLABORATION
FARMER GROUPS
OD/INSTITUTIONAL
STRENGTHENING
DFA (MBO)
PAED
APPROACH
The initiative was developed through
participatory step by step process to come to
agreement on the intervention design with the
partners of the program.
MBADIFA(district farmers association) is
designated to support farmers in developing
remunerative agricultural enterprises in
enhancing food security.
EBO’s role in the program design is to provide
farmer friendly savings and loans services .
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Trias Uganda is a like minded investor whose
role is to provide local partners with financial,
technical and institutional development and
strengthening
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Better Agribusiness financial skills
Mission focus
Enhanced outreach efficiency
Remunerative markets
Farmers exchange and exposure visits
Improved utilization of sacco financial
services and improved farming
Non- financial services to members
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Reduced on entrenched widespread poverty,
diseases and illiteracy.
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More than one million people’s livelihoods
have been improved through saving
investments increased household income and
food security.
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Typically ,its members are farmers,has 30
group members(18 males and 12 females)
The group received various trainings as result
of programme intervention.
All group members have atleast an activity
that generates income per week.
They grow crops for both commercial and
consumption purposes(Banana plantations)
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All members with school going children are
able borrow from EBO or mobilize from their
savings and send their children to school
without defaulting as it used to be before.
Contributed to the economic well being of
the members in the area.
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Harmonization and collaboration
Joint planning and trainings
Joint follow up and monitoring
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