Home made water pump

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Location

Project Street Address

Project City

Project Province/State

Project Postal/Zip Code

Project Country

Uganda

Your idea

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Country your work focuses on:

Uganda

Website URL

YouTube Upload

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

Innovation

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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.

Impact

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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.

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Sustainability

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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.

Financing source

yes

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?

yes

Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with NGOs? (yes/no)

yes

Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with businesses? (yes/no)

yes

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Does your organization have any non-monetary partnerships with government? (yes/no)

yes

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?

100-1000

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 .

252 weeks ago Onesmus Kabuga submitted this idea.