Mvule Community Development - Bukhudumira - Namutumba

Visit by Alex Bamulumbye on 2018-08-20

Report ID
Created by
Alex Bamulumbye
Created date
2018-08-21 09:10:08 UTC
Modified by
Alex Bamulumbye
Modified date
2018-08-22 01:26:30 UTC
Trip Time
10:20-18:09 (7 h 49 m)
Village Time
12:55-15:26 (2 h 31 m)
Travel Time
5 h 18 m

Current State

Participation Rating
The community is busy preparing gardens for the next planting season of the crops 
Village Critical Needs
Village Action Steps
To attend village meetings 
Staff Action Steps
Call the leaders and remind them of my next visit 
Sanitation Hygiene Committee
Water Users Committee
Other Class Notes
Community Ownership
Ownership Story
Three Stone Fires
Access to Clean Water
Open Defecation
Water Access Explain
Prevent Ownership
Allow Ownership
The community is united 
Village Notes
The rain season has started and the people are busy in their gardens in preparation for planting crops. 

Tree delivery

How Many Men Attended
How Many Women Attended
Staff Attendees
Abraham Mulongo,Alex Bamulumbye,Falon Barton 
Government Attendees
Visitor Attendees
Total Attendance
Mvule Project 
When Abraham,Alex B and Falcon arrived to Bukudumira,they found the members waiting for them at the usual meeting place. The members were happy and welcomed them as they took the seats. The chairperson Mrs. Margaret Waiswa on behalf of the members thanked Alex B for going with other staff members from Kibo Group. Alex B thanked the members for turning up for the meeting .He introduced Abraham and Falcon to them. He told them as it was the day for them to receive the mvule,musizi and lari seedling to plant. The way how to plant the seedlings,he told them that Abraham was to go with then in that process, Abraham thanked the members for working together in the group and asked them to embrace all programs from Kibo group.He told them that trees are needed daily for a person mostly in the community to live. He cited example like cooking food,oxygen fruits and something shade. Abraham told them that most of the trees like the mangoes where they had sat under was planted by somebody of which was part of that meeting. He told them that trees from kibo group are good and given to them without any money from them. The only responsibilities that is required from them is to see that those tree grow. The mvule tree takes more time to be ready for harvest and yet musizi and lari take shorter. The demonstration of planting mvule was done by Abraham as the rest of the members were watching and learning. He asked the members to take note as he planted for one of the members known as Isa Namukose. Falon plants planted one mvule for Nubia Kasala and the chairperson Margaret Waiswa planted one for Zaituna Mutesi.This was done to different members where they dug the hole and took some time as they were moving their places to do the demonstration.All the members that was present attended the demonstration of planting the trees. Falon was busy mostly taking pictures and the members were a excited for as she was taking the pictures. The members who received trees from kibo group said that they will be working together to make sure the trees are alive.The members promised to plant the trees and asked Alex B to check with them and see how they would have planted the tree. 

Next Visit: 2018-08-27 - Purpose: To teach how to look after the tree they planted.

Report Photos

4045 Abraham demonstrated how to plant the mvule seedling as the rest of the members were watching and learning. The village is Bukudumira and the members were grateful for the seedlings.