Supporting SUSTAINABLE EGG PRODUCTION
The IEF aims to support nutritionally vulnerable communities to establish self-sufficient egg production, providing long-term stability. By encouraging entrepreneurship, our projects aim to enable those in need to improve the lives of their families today and in the future.
The IEF has been partnered with the Trustlines Development Network Inc., since 2017 as a sponsor of their Chicken and Egg Project. The partnership has supported around 250 families in some of the most rural communities in Uganda, by providing them with the skills and resources to take care of their own chickens.
The project has had an unparalleled impact on the lives of the children and families involved. A great example of this is 11-year-old Vincent, who received his first hen and rooster in 2020. Since then, he has made enough money through the sales of eggs and chickens to pay for private school education for himself and his younger brother. Vincent, with the support of his mother, has grown his flock from 2 to 120, and recently purchased 420 chicks which he will rear and sell to pay for his first term of school fees in 2023.
In addition, the IEF supports Ebenezer Africa, a charity initiative that equips young apprentices with relevant agricultural and business skills to be productive and profitable people with the potential to transform communities and inspire others. Ebenezer operates in 3 sites based at Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia.
Watch Ebenezer's video to learn more about the project, and visit their website for more information.