The project consists of the socio-economic integration of 80 Burundian refugees in Kampala-Uganda by carrying out training activities and setting up livestock farming combined with agriculture to help their integration in their country of residence.
The beneficiaries of this project are 24 Burundian refugee men and women from ASD-INKINGI, who support a family of 3 to 7 members, and 56 young unemployed Burundian refugees with the fewest resources. In total the beneficiary group is made up of 80 people.
Of the 24 human rights defenders, 10 are men and 14 are women. 19 defenders have a university level and 5 a humanity level. 16 defenders were employed in civil society organizations, 6 in private companies and 2 in international NGOs. About 22 beneficiaries arein the 35 to 45 age bracket and about 2 are over 50. The women continue to volunteer in their respective organizations and practice small-scale farming of chickens, rabbits, ducks and agriculture of vegetables such as onions, beets, carrots. Some also make cassava flour and balanced flour for porridge which they sell in Ugandan markets.
For young people, of the 56 beneficiaries, 38 are girls and 18 are boys and all are in the age group of 20 to 35 years. 17 beneficiaries were already working in Burundi. A total of 19 young people have a university degree and 37 a humanities degree. Among these young people, 17 did not have the chance to complete their university studies following the Burundian crisis.
This project will allow the promoters of ASD-INKINGI to extend the highest paying model projects to members of the Burundian refugee community, starting with human rights defenders in Uganda.