Through the Church and Community Transformation program, share an Opportunity Uganda with support from Tearfund Netherlands has empowered Baptist church members in Kalungu District with training to use the available resources around them to improve their livelihoods.
Namatovu Rose is of such community members. A member of Kigasa Baptist Church in Kyamulibwa Sub-county, Kalungu District says that being part of the CCT program has enabled her to acquire skills in constructing a new brick house using the little resources around them.
“We were able to build a new house and leave the old one using the little and available resources around us,” She said.
After going through the CCT training, the mother of eight and her husband made decided to construct a new house which is currently one year old.
“after the CCT training, We made our bricks and now have built a house with a loan we got from CCT SACCO.” Said, Rose.
Rose plans to plant 500 coffee seedlings in the next 3 years, to complete her house and expand her piggery project.