Augustine Oketcho

Augustine Oketcho, Odhoro Absolom, Irene – Onions for Income Group Project Tororo

Date grant awarded: November 23, 2018

The Onion for Income Group Project Tororo involves 30 Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) members growing and selling onions in large scale in Tororo, Uganda. The group rents 6 acres of land annually and plants onions on this land. At the end of the year, the profits from onion sales shall be shared equally, and a part of the profit will continuously be re-invested in the project.

The group will be subdivided into 5- 5 people will manage each garden, right from preparing the land to planting and harvest. They will share updates through weekly and monthly meetings, supporting one another.