The Director Hon. Dr. Obara paid a visit to the Tissue Culture Banana demonstration farm at opanga village. Caregivers, Orphans and Vulnerable Children were present to express the impact of the farm on their nutritional and financial well being.The farm was established in September, 2018. It was the initiative of one of the Savings and Internal Lending Community (SILC) group known as Opanga SILC Group, which has a total of 25 caregivers. NEWI facilitated the establishment of the Tissue Culture Banana demonstration farm as a learning platform through which the households may......
NEWI hosted a station day at Kisegi primary school on 18th January 2020 and subsequently at Dr. Mark Matunga Secondary School, Kiwa Island on 19th February 2020. The station day was meant to bring services closer to the orphans and vulnerable children enrolled in the USAID MWENDO program. NEWI is implementing the MWENDO program in Kwabwai Ward and Gwassi North Ward. Several services were offered to the children in attendance and the caregivers that accompanied them. Mid Upper Arm Circumference was one of the services done, it aimed to assess the nutritional......