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Overview


Up with Africa (UW/A) is a social enterprise based in the United States, and founded on the approach of coming alongside people to understand their hopes and dreams, and seeing where we can bring our resources to bear to help them achieve those hopes and dreams.  The organization was created in 2018 to work on the intersection of three issues- refugees and the forced mass migration of people, education in the developing world, and conservation of endangered species. From an initial scan of the

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  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Hope is a farmer from the farming region of Kisoro, Uganda. She is a good farmer mainly growing Irish potatoes and wheat for selling and some for consumption. Her dream is to expand her farm so she can grow more crops and have animals to provide organic manure for her crops.
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    4 %
    Funded
    $120.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Merab is a successful and very talented Clothes designer from the Gishondori Village, in the Kisoro District of Uganda. She designs beautiful dresses AND shirts and is very popular in her community. She uses Kitenge fabric for her designs, which make her creations very colorful and artistic. She has big dreams of eventually having a supermarket sel...
    Gishondori, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    24.56 %
    Funded
    $1,400.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Godfrey and his family are farmers in the agricultural region of the Kisoro District of Uganda. He and his family are currently growing and selling potatoes, beans and onions. His goal is to grow the size of his farm with more crop production, adding chickens and expand into apiculture (be...
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    12.5 %
    Funded
    $350.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Beatres and her family are farmers in the agricultural region of the Kisoro District, of Uganda. She and her family are currently growing and selling Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes, wheat, maize and onions. Her goal is to expand her farm by planting more potatoes, selling vegetable seedlings and adding livestock and chickens. 
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    26.88 %
    Funded
    $430.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Joyce and her family are farmers in the agricultural region of Kisoro District, of Uganda. Joyce and her family are currently growing and selling potatoes and wheat. Joyce has a long range plans to establish a commercial organic vegetable business. Her goal is to start by improving the soils with a livestock investment and use the manure ...
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    26.32 %
    Funded
    $500.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Robina is a farmer in the agricultural region of the Kisoro District of Uganda. She supports her 2 school age sons by currently growing potatoes, wheat and maize. She would like to expand her farm by planting more potatoes and adding goats, sheep and a cow. She will use the manure from these animals for an organic fertilizer.
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    18.18 %
    Funded
    $200.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Jovia and her family are farmers in the agricultural region of the Kisoro District, of Uganda. She and her family are currently growing and selling sweet potatoes, wheat and maize. She would like to continue to grow potatoes and expand her farm with renting or buying more land and invest in livestock. 
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    24.78 %
    Funded
    $285.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Yesaya is a farmer in the agricultural region of the Kisoro District, in Uganda. He and his family grow potatoes, beans and maize. He would like to expand his farming business by buying more land and building a potato storage facility for clean seed storage. Yesaya supplements his farm income by transporting passengers on his motorbike.
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    25.22 %
    Funded
    $145.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Scovia and her family live in the Nyagakenke Village, in the Kisoro District, of Uganda. Currently she works in a small shop and makes and sells posho ( a corn meal cake). She has dreams of being a tailor. She is studying how to use a sewing machine and wants to open her own store to make clothes and sell fabrics.
    Nyagakenke, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    18.7 %
    Funded
    $430.00
    Backed
  • Organisation : Up with Africa
    Kellen is a farmer in the agricultural region of the Kisoro District of Uganda. Currently he is selling wheat and Irish potatoes. His goal is to grow the size of his farm with more potato production and adding livestock and chickens.
    Chana, Kisoro District, Uganda...
    28 %
    Funded
    $700.00
    Backed

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