Amigos Worldwide

Train & equip 30 young people to impact 4 villages

Amigos' Kira Farm is a unique residential training and demonstration centre, where young and disadvantaged adults (17-25 years) attend a 12 month course during which they are taught ‘context relevant’ sustainable farming techniques, vocational and holisti

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Location

Situation

80% of Uganda’s population is below 30 years old. 80% of this group are unemployed with only 25% completing secondary school. The country has been in conflict for the last 25 years, with the north destroyed by the LRA. The consequence being a generation t

Solution

Kira Training Centre teaches holistic life skills, covering conflict resolution and restorative justice to encourage self-development of each student. Intermediate technologies including tippy taps (as part of our WASH programme) and fuel efficient stoves