Home made water pump
Project Street Address
Project Postal/Zip Code
Country your work focuses on:
What stage is your project in?
Operating for 1-5 years
What is the average monthly household income in your target community, in US Dollars?
Please select one
Name Your Project
Home made water pump
Describe Your Idea
Describe your idea in fewer than 50 words.
In my humble Idea every home which can get $10 to buy a few drainage pipes accessories like sockets , Tees and nipples from its nearest hardware shops can make its own water pump if I am give the opportunity to show them how to do it.
What makes your idea unique?
Every farmer can make his own water pump to water the gardens.
The pumps use the power of an Ox
The pump can also use the power of the wind.
The pump can use the power of a river or a stream
What is your area of work? (Please check as many as apply.)
Community development , Food security , Rural development , Rural , Sustainable agriculture , Water , Food , Food security , Hunger , Indigenous cultures , Public Participation & Engagement , Cultural preservation .
What impact have you had?
People say by pump irrigation every farmer can produce crops even in dry season.
Most of the farmers who see it or hear about it want to buy it.
Describe the primary problem(s) that your project is addressing.
Dry season which makes losses to banker and farmers who borrow.
Deadly hunger in many poor countries caused by dry season
Unpredictable farm yields which threaten away strong youth from agriculture as a job.
Describe the steps that your organization is taking to make your project successful.
I am trying to raise tuition fee to study computer lessons to enable me communicate my ideas internationally to people I share interest with.
The museum started will enable me show case the pump to more people.
What will it take for your project to be successful over the next three years? Success in Year 1:
Pay tuition fees for computer lessons
Success in Year 2:
open a website
Success in Year 3:
Maintance and constructions
Do you have a business plan or strategic plan? (yes/no)
I have a plan to discuss development cooperation with potential buyers
What are the three most important actions needed to grow your initiative or organization? STEP 1:
strategic display in the museum
What are the three most important actions needed to grow your initiative or organization? STEP 2:
Market the pump and the idea using fliers
What are the three most important actions needed to grow your initiative or organization? STEP 3:
I will seek assistance from potential buyers
Describe the expected results of these actions.
I will potential advice from museum visitors.
Distributed flier will bring me more potential buyers
Discussion with potential buyers may lead to joint development cooperation on their farms.
What was the defining moment that led you to this innovation?
when farmers resort to cultivating and building permanent structures in a wetland, they degrade the environment and destroy rare plant species
Now with my humble innovation, water can go uphill to confused farmers.
Tell us about the social innovator behind this idea.
I am the innovator , My name is Onesimu Kabuga - a Ugandan 59 years old I am a 3rd born of 5 children of Mr. Titus Mbaziira and Octavia Luyiga I am married to Mariya and have two children.
I am educated up Ordinary level (s.4) and I did not take a profession.
I have come up with more than 10 inventions and discoveries some which I train other people on my own.
I started a museum call “attitude change Museum” which is not yet well know.
I want to study computer lesions to access the internet by my budge hindrance
How did you first hear about Changemakers?
On radio from Mrs. Victoria Nyakundi.
This Entry is about (Issues)
What would prevent your project from being a success?
Lack of funding
Farmers do not want learn from common people who are not rich and popular.
I have never got a chance to get a funding as a leader doesn’t visit my works for fear I might beg them for funding.
If a new Idea is not magnificent people laugh it off.
If yes, provide organization name.
Iganga district farmer’s association
How long has this organization been operating? (i.e. less than a year; 1-5 years; more than 5 years)
More than 5 years
Does your organization have a Board of Directors or an Advisory Board?
Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with NGOs? (yes/no)
Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with businesses? (yes/no)
Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with government? (yes/no)
Please tell us more about how these partnerships are critical to the success of your innovation.
Information sharing and collaboration linkages
How many people will your project serve annually?
What is your organization's business classification?
Non-profit/NGO/citizen sector organization
What is the total number of employees and total number of volunteers at your organization?
7 full time and 7 community based trainees
Have you received funding from any of the following groups? (Please check as many as apply.)
European Union (Any EU Government) , USAID (United States) , World Bank .