Twende Kazi

Help identify, mobilize and empower youths with ways in which there are able to participate their country’s agenda developmental programs that lead to self-sustainability

Kampala, Uganda, Africa

Twende Kazi is working to raise awareness among the youth on initiatives which are aimed at ensuring sustainable food production systems, increasing agricultural productivity while empowering them to be agents of change for sustainable development. Our hospitality is matchless! Why not try us?


Volunteering Activities

Agriculture Work
Conservation Work
Fundraising
Microfinancing
Social Work
Women Empowerment
Research

What We Need

Opening up fields (commercial farming demonstration centres), raising awareness for the need of involving youth in commercial farming for sustainable development, teaching schools the importance of school gardens, teaching youth how to save their earnings and environmental conservation awareness.


When & Who

June 2019 to June 2022
Yes, we require a minimum of 5 Months
Open
Individuals, Family with Kids, Groups, Retirees

What we Provide

Homestay, Volunteer House

Besides our volunteer house,our members are willing to stay with volunteers.

Variety

Green vegetables, fish, fresh meat,beans
posho, Rice,Bananas,Millet,Sweet Potatoes,Irish Potatoes,Cassava, yellow bananas.

Hot Water
Electricity
First Aid

Our Fees

$15
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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pick Up/Drop Off
Orientation
Social Activities

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Contact Person

Sanyu Vicky
P.O.Box 30710,Clock Tower,Kampala,, Kampala, Uganda.

Other Ways to Help

visiting nearby communities and learning from them,

Volunteers guided to learn the environment surrounding them so as to quickly adapt to it.It also makes them feel secure and comfortable to stay in an environment which they have learnt about.

$10

a) 20 computers (for our commercial farming research hub),
b) a van field staff members and
c) commercial farming trainers


Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people

Helping young farmers to open up their fields, raising awareness for the need of involving youth in commercial farming for sustainable development, teaching schools the importance of school gardens, teaching youth how to save their earnings and environmental conservation awareness.

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Twende Kazi is a Swahiri word which means “let us go to work”. It was established in 2016 and fully registered as a nonprofit entity to equip youth with knowledge and skills for identifying and utilizing opportunities in the agricultural sector for self-sustenance and improved livelihood.

In accordance with the Sustainable Development Goal 2 which;seeks to ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production, that help maintain ecosystems, that strengthen capacity for adaptation to climate change, extreme weather, drought, flooding and other disasters and that progressively improve land and soil quality by 2030,We empower the youth to overcome the challenges encountered in the agricultural sector industry by facilitating them to become proactive and dynamic leaders who advocate for improvement of agricultural production in their local communities to combat hunger, food security, and economic empowerment. Our agenda is to transform the negative perception associated with agriculture among communities, youth in particular into a sector which is worthwhile through training and re-branding of young existing farmers into skilled farmers and at the same time making it attractive to new entrants as a worthy investment to counter the challenges related to food security in our communities and world at large.

Our primary objective is to raise awareness among the youth on initiatives which are aimed at ensuring sustainable food production systems, increasing agricultural productivity while empowering them to be agents of change for sustainable development.

Specific objectives include:
• To sensitize and promote awareness of the importance of Agriculture and highlighting the roles that each individual can take towards becoming food secure.
• To design, develop and introduce simple, attractive, and creative Agricultural tours, messages to encourage and educate youths in Agriculture.
• To build capacity among the youth in Agriculture for improved livelihoods and food security in communities and world at large.

Our vision is; To involve youth in securing food for present and future generations
Our mission is; A social order where youth are the leading contributors of food security and sustainable development for present and future generations.

Our Core Values
In pursuing our objectives, we try as much as possible to adhere to the following core values;

Partnership
At Twende Kazi we are all aware that Success is built on partnership and collaboration everywhere. We create an environment where every associate is empowered to contribute and is recognized for their effort.

Accountability
We take action to do the right thing, at the right time and assume responsibility for our decisions, actions operations are in the best interest of beneficiaries, stakeholders, chain partners, and the employees with whom we implement the objectives of our organization.

Integrity
At Twende Kazi, we treat everyone with the highest degree of respect and strive to live and act each day in an ethical manner.

What are you waiting for?

We at Twende Kazi would love to hear from you!