Skilling in agripreneurship for increased youth employment
Poultry Value Chain Agribusiness Training
Youth Agribusiness skilling training kicked off on 13th September at Cielo Ecofarm. A total of 20 youth, the majority being women are undergoing training in various aspects of the poultry value chain including identifying opportunities beyond farm level production. They will also receive the coveted Department of Industrial Training (DIT) certification on completion of the course. The training is taking place courtesy of AVSI Foundation and Cielo Country Inn Projects Ltd. The former is providing financial and technical support while the latter has provided farm infrastructure, management support and facilities for the training. It is expected that training in other value chains such as Honey, Dairy etc. will follow in due course.
CIELO COUNTRY INN PROJECTS
1. Cielo Country Inn.
This is our flagship Project with 22 tourist hotel rooms with an ecotourism brand. We are green.
We conserve the environment. The hotel has a community support angle especially towards
2.Cielo Dairy Ecofarm.
The farm has zero grazing
project. We have a few cows but are high milkers. Our target is to improve the breeds ourselves to arrive at 200 litres per day from only 8 cows with an income target of shs 60 million per year.
We will grow with acquisition of more land for cultivation adequate forage.
3. Fresh water Fish Farming.
We have a total 6 fish ponds. We target harnessing 5,000 fish heads per harvest. With 2 harvests in year, we target 10,000 fish heads with an estimated income of Shs 50 million per year.
4. Cielo Eco Honey.
We rear Bees. Currently we have an apiary with a capacity of 50 bee hives. Our plan is to grow these to 200 hives with a target of 2,000 liters generating an approximate
income Shs 70 million per year.
Some of indigenous chicken reared for their nutritious yellow yoke eggs and also for Agritourism
This our roadside Agribusiness/Agritourism Promotion Point.
Our main market.
+ We target the DRC export market for our fish via Mpondwe Boarder post
+ Uganda local market for our dairy and honey projects (Our hotel and estates being the first market. Our coffee terrace restaurant is a key sales point to travelers)
+ International and National Travelers for tourists and corporate projects for our hotel projects
+ Milk and honey are targeting the local market with our own hotel being the first market at the restaurant and Coffee Terrace point travelers, our estates project. Cielo Business House also provides market for our farm products.
Community Development and Environment Protection - Our Business model
+ Our project especially the Fish farm, Dairy Zero grazing farm and Honey Farm provide employment to the local community.
+ We also use these projects to skill the community around us especially the youth. We partner with projects involved in entrepreneurship and skills development to promote sustainable enterprise development projects
+ Our projects are all eco and green to contribute to environment conservation.
+ The hotel supports projects for underprivileged communities especially children ( education and health areas)
Download the Cielo Country Inn Projects Profile
Cielo Country Inn Projects Ltd
Ishaka – Bushenyi Municipality
Plot 78 – Ishaka – Kasese Road
Marigold Suite, Cielo Business House.
3rd Floor. Mutungo, Nakawa Division,
Tel: 0772 934 697 / 0703 082 597 / 0772 439 677
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