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Providing financial literacy to small scale farmers.

The financial education will help small scale farmers how to make plans, financial plans, budgets, savings plans and investment plans.

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WHO BENEFITS?

The beneficiaries are the small scale farmers through TOTs.

ARE YOU IMPLEMENTING IN AN ELIGIBLE COUNTRY?

  • Yes

EXPERTISE IN SECTOR

  • I’ve worked in a sector related to my idea for over a year

EXPERIENCE IN IMPLEMENTATION COUNTRY(IES)

  • Yes, for more than one year.

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOU!

I am Lawrence Makheya working with an organization called Action for Development Program Based in Mbozi, Songwe region in Tanzania.

The idea is to educate small scale farmers how to make their plans, financial plans, budgets, investments and savings through financial literacy education so that they become aware that without this education they will keep on being poor. We want to reach to almost every small scale farmer in Tanzania. This can only be possible by training  5 TOTs from each parishes of the church for providing Financial literacy education, soil health education (agronomy), Entrepreneurship,  Post harvest education and Marketing. This will help them reduce loss of food and have better livelihood. This idea is solving the problem of access to financial resources.

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Dear Lawrence,
this is an interesting post! Do you target individual small farmers or Assistance will be given to the farmers association to help in their better planning?
 
Courage!

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Hi Ineza. The training provided to Trainers is meant for training individual smallholder farmers to become skilled in making financial plans, budgets, savings, investment, markets, agronomy and entrepreneurship for using them in their agricultural activities for higher, quality yields and encourage them to form groups or agricultural marketing cooperative associations for collective selling of their produce.

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