Theresa working on Moringa trees seedling bed

Theresa Nechesa Okumu – Sikinga Women and Youth Empowerment Project

Date grant awarded: August 14, 2019

Sikinga Women and Youth Empowerment Project will establish a training model in business and environmental based activities to engage the community in two areas, climate change/environmental management, and social entrepreneurship. Forty women and youth mentors will be trained to mentor others in entrepreneurship, small business development, environmental conservation, and tree reforestation, including planting and processing Moringa oleifera. Additionally, the project will train youth in mushroom production. In total, the work will support about 200 people directly with either information or resources needed .