Tell us about the social impact of your innovation. Please include both numbers and stories as evidence of this impact
The project aims to alleviate the village women’s workload and to improve their living condition.
Problem: Describe the primary problem(s) that your innovation is addressing
Traditionally, in Omilling communities threshing and grinding are considered tasks for women. Grinding machine will reverse this practice.
Actions: Describe the steps that you are taking to make your innovation a success. What might prevent that success?
Hope Ofiriha has many projects that are designed to help Ugandan refugees in Sudan build a better life. After displacement by war and violence, the women are the most important part of the family, and are determined to learn the skills needed to build a safe, healthy life for their families.
Results: Describe the expected results of these actions over the next three years. Please address each year separately, if possible
Once maize has been harvested, it has to be threshed to remove maize from their stalks and then grinded to make Maize flour. Women do all of this work by hand. Hand threshing and hand milling can take almost one and one half months. The grinding machine will greatly improve the quality of life for women because of the time they will receive to be able to complete other tasks, such as education.
If your innovation seeks to impact public policy, how?
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