By Mugenzi Katia
Rabo Foundation, DFCU Bank through its partner ADC extended relief to farmers affected by both COVID19 and flooding.
In light of the COVID 19 pandemic and natural disasters; landslides that have adversely affected some of the members of supported FBOs, the Agribusiness Development Centre (ADC) together with its investment partners Rabo Foundation and DFCU bank extended food assistance, sanitation and personal protective equipment to over 350 small holder farming households which were affected by the recent landslides in Bundibugyo, and COVID 19 affected vulnerable households in Kamuli and Masaka districts.
The 350 affected small holder farmers are among the over 8000 trained members of Farmer Based Organizations currently in ADCs Agribusiness Training program. Each household received a package consisting of 20Kgs of Maize Flour, 10Kgs of Beans, 5kgs of Cassava Flour, 5kgs of Rice, 1 liter of Cooking Oil, 3 Packets of Salt and 2 Bars of iodized salt and a mask.