Theoneste Ndizihiwe's New Entry

Theoneste Ndizihiwe's New Entry: BEEKEEPING FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOODP ROJECT

Butare, RwandaBuatre, Rwanda
Year Founded:
2015
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

The aims to fight poverty through beekeeping as an activity that is both beneficial to the environment and a sustainable source of income for rural HIV vulnerable poor women and men of Ndora ,save, Mugombwa villages of Gisagara district of Rwanda

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

The project fight poverty through beekeeping and its product business as both beneficial to the environment and a sustainable source of income for rural HIV vulnerable poor women and men.
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

The economic gap of HIV vulnerable women increased drastically in Gisagara district. Poverty is caused by lack of knowledge of agriculture alternatives, capital, and skills in agricultural methods, culture, norms and HIV/AIDS remain challenges. The project will use beekeeping and its product business to tackle poverty and hunger in target vulnerable community.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

The project will select and train 90 rural HIV vulnerable poor women and men of Ndora ,save, Mugombwa villages of Gisagara district heading their families on modern techniques on beekeeping, honey harvesting, honey processing and marketing and equip them 150 modern beehives and equipments needed to practice the profession.But also Beekeeping products business include honey, wax and other products from beekeeping, selling of honey and its products in southern province of Rwanda will be established for vulnerable people through cooperative.

Awards

No award
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

BEEKEEPING FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOODPROJECT will train 90 rural HIV vulnerable poor women and men of Ndora ,save, Mugombwa villages of Gisagara district heading their families on modern techniques on beekeeping, honey harvesting, honey processing and marketing and equip them 150 modern beehives and equipments needed to practice the profession and start Beekeeping products business include honey, wax and other products from beekeeping, selling of honey and its products in Rwanda for poverty alleviation and environment protection for vulnerable people.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

BEEKEEPING FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOOD PROJECT will create sustainable income for vulnerable target group through beekeeping and its product business in Rwanda.

Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?

BEEKEEPING FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOOD PROJECT will create sustainable income for vulnerable target group through beekeeping and its product business in Rwanda.
Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

BEEKEEPING FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOOD PROJECT will create sustainable income for vulnerable target group through beekeeping and its product business in Rwanda.

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

None
Team

Founding Story

The project has experienced board in the field. Coordinator:NDIZIHIWE THEONESTE Project activity in Charge:DUSHIME DORIS,Husbandry and Animal production expert Project evalauator,KANSIME Anna,Evaluation and Monitoring expert

Team

Coordinator:NDIZIHIWE THEONESTE Project activity in Charge:DUSHIME DORIS,Husbandry and Animal production expert Project evalauator,KANSIME Anna,Evaluation and Monitoring expert
Background
Please confirm how you heard about the Unilever Awards:

Isabelle

Please confirm your role in the initiative (eg Founder/co-Founder) and your organisational title:

Founder

Which of the 8 UN Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) pre-selected for this competition does your solution relate most closely to? [select all that apply]

No Poverty.

Leadership and the Unilever Awards
Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.

Pig farming Project for smallholder farmers of Mukura sector in Huye district of Rwanda

Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?

Gisagara district
Huye district
Southern Procince