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Report from February to April 2016

The Zikomo project in the Kawinga district has the purpose of improving household and nursery school food security through increased agriculture productivity along with the conservation and restoration of natural resource base.

OBJECTIVES

- Increase and diversify crop production and productivity.
- Improve access to agricultural inputs.
- Promote development of co-operative and Rural Youth in the working areas.
- Promote livestock production /productivity.
- Promote Gender Mainstreaming into program activities.

Report from March 2015 retorspective

This report highlights the progress achieved against plans, issues and challenges encountered during the implementation of the project activities since 2008 at Matande center in Zomba District. It also comes up with recommendations to achieve the best results in the near future.

1. RESOURCE CENTER
Zikomo CBO was started with the construction of its Resource center in August 2008 and was completed in September in 2009. The project spent over k2.5 million on it. This resource centre is 18mx9m and can accommodate 300 people.

2. TOILET CONSTRUCTION

May/June 2014 report

This report highlights the progress achieved against plans, issues and challenges encountered during the

implementation of the project activities in two project areas during this period. This was done in

partnership with government ministries and other beneficiaries. This report looks at achievement of the

program, lesson learnt, problems faced in implementation and makes recommendations for the future

implementation to achieve the best results.

DETAILED REPORT

1. CROP PRODUCTION

March/ April 2014 report

This report highlights the progress achieved against plans, issues and challenges encountered during the

implementation of the project activities in these two project areas during this period of January and

February 2013, the report also come up with recommendations to achieve the best results in the future.

ACTIVITIES

1) CROP PRODUCTION PROGRAM

This is to ensure an increase and diversification of crop production in the project areas of operation. For

Report from July, August and September 2013

THE REPORT FOR THE MONTHS OF JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2013

This report highlights the progress achieved against plans, issues and challenges encountered during the implementation of the project activities in these two project areas during the period. This was done in partnership with government ministries and other beneficiaries. This report looks at achievement of the program, lesson learnt, problems faced in implementation and makes recommendations for the future implementation to achieve the best results.

1. CROP PRODUCTION (HORTICULTURAL PROGRAM)

Report from June 2013

INTRODUCTION

This report covers the activities carried out both in Zomba and Machinga districts by Zikomo project from the June to mid July 2013.

1. CROP PRODUCTION SWEET POTATO
The project facilitated the harvesting of sweet potato crop at Matande center during the period. The project has managed to harvest a huge amount of products from small piece of land. This program is for Nursery school children. The products are equivalent to k11,000.00 Malawi kwacha. See the picture of the products.

2. LOAN PROGRAM

Report for January and February

REPORT OF JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2013

INTRODUCTION

Zikomo projects are located in Traditional Authority Malemia in Zomba District and Kawinga Traditional Authority in Machinga District. This report covers the activities planned and the achievements made during this period in these two project areas.
OVERALL GOAL
The overall goal is to improve the living standard of farm families of these two project areas by 2015
PURPOSE

Report July, August, September

REPORT

1. SENSITIZATION / AWARENESS MEETINGS
The project planned to conduct 12 meetings during the period. So far a total of 10 meetings were conducted. These meetings were aimed at encouraging the beneficiaries to take full responsibilities in all the activities that are carrying out in their centers. The turn up in all these meetings were quite encouraging, See some of the pictures captured during these meetings.

IMPACT OF AWARENESS MEETINGS

January- February report 2012

THE REORT FOR JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2012

INTRODUCTION
Zikomo projects are located in Traditional Authority Malemia in Zomba District and Kawinga Traditional Authority in Machinga District. This report covers the activities planned and the achievement made during the period of January and February in these two projects areas of Zomba and Machinga. The overall objective is to improve the living standard of farm families of these two project areas, and the specific objectives are as follows;

Press Release for Claregalway Castle Garden Fete

Appreciation for all those involved in raising funds for Zikomo July 2011.