READY UGANDA (Rural Development and Youth Participation in Poverty alleviation Programme) is implemented by Caritas Kasanaensis as a follow up of IRUDEKA and NIRUDI projects that operated from 2004- 2013. Themain focus is to improve Community Participation, leadership development, problem identification and analysis, decision making and resolution and M&E using NGO- IDEAS tool kit.
The project aims at alleviating poverty among 2,780 disadvantaged small-scale farming families in 59 villages in a gender and environmentally sensitive manner through; building the capacity of self-help groups and cooperative societies. It also involves promotion of sustainable agriculture and improvement of food security through diversification of income generating activities and establishment of marketing structures.
By implementing the project in the targeted communities Caritas Kasanaensis will have contributed to the improvement of the living conditions of the rural poor communities of Kakooge sub-county and Kakooge Town Council in Nakasongola district and, Zirobwe and Kalagala Sub-counties in Luweero district