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THE CARITAS WEEK 2020

The Caritas Week, a renewed strength in faith; Under the theme:

Invite the poor, the crippled, the lame and the blind (LK.14:13)

 

For over ten years now, Caritas Uganda has kept a tradition of celebrating the Caritas week; a week before Palm Sunday, every year.

 The celebration is organized at the level of the Ecclesiastical provinces in Uganda but hosted in a different diocese every year.  For the year 2020 the Caritas week is organized by the Ecclesiastical province of Mbarara Archdiocese which includes, Kabaale, Mbarara, Kaseese, Fort portal and Hoima Dioceses.

 Within this province, Hoima diocese was selected to host the Caritas Week celebrations. The celebrations will be at the Diocese and will be crowned up with a two-days exhibition and we expect participants from the eight districts of the Diocese that is Hoima, Masindi, Kibaale, Kagadi, Kakumiro, Buliisa, Kiryandongo and Kikuube which forms Hoima Diocese.

 The Caritas Week celebration is a national event because it attracts two delegates from every catholic diocese in Uganda and this includes the Caritas Director and the Woman in charge of development in the diocese.

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HOCACHICK Project Success Story

HOCACHICK Project Success Story

HOCACHICK is the project component of the integrated program for good governance and sustainable livelihoods. The project came in place in the effort to revive the former hatchery at Hoima diocese.

HOCADEO has been promoting poultry among farmers for over 10 years but this has been mainly subsistence. Therefore HOCACHICK is geared towards enabling beneficiaries do poultry farming as a business.

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The Hoima Sustainable Agriculture Program (HSAP)

               

The program is funded by MISEREOR-GERMANY and it small holder farmers including; Women, Men, Children and Youths in the Diocese. The implementing partner is HOCADEO and is currently implementing a three year phase (2019 to 2021) and the Project tittle is: Sustainable agriculture for improved Livelihoods of small scale farmers in Hoima Diocese.

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IMPACT OF THE PREVIOUS PHASE- Hoima Sustainable Agriculture Program (HSAP)

Findings from the evaluation reveal that previous phase had created key impacts at household level evidenced by; increased household assets notably improved houses, plots of land, livestock and farm assets indicate enhanced living conditions of the families. Households are food and nutrition secure and thanks to better hygiene practices and sanitation facilities physical condition of household members has improved. Gender relations in families have changed greatly. Families discuss and decide together how to spend their increased income and work is shared between family members more equally. Keeping animals in houses without grazing on free range has reduced conflicts among neighbors, as non-roaming pigs cannot destroy anything.

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Hocadeo launches New Project

Hocadeo launches New Project

Hoima caritas development organization is implementing this project sub granted by IDI and in partnership with Hoima regional referral hospital.

The project is in its second phase of implementation and 3600 people are targeted to be tested by the end of December 2013. Since the discovery of Oil in the Albertine region there has been so many activities of construction of roads, oil wells, drilling activities which have also come along with so many foreigners as people working in the in oil sector, construction, business entrepreneurs, commercial sex workers, truck drivers and many more. They are coming along with and also engaging in risky behaviors

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