Running out of poverty

Jackson is a very happy farmer! He has received training in conservation farming techniques and is benefitting from the brand new Amigos Millers!Read more

Clean water combats domestic abuse

Life can be challenging for a young mum – particularly in remote areas. Ruth from Kiyenje village, Masindi, used to walk 10 km every day in search for good drinking water, with her small baby on her back.Read more

The Granny who walked 3460 km a year!

Anna used to walk 10 km every day to reach a good water source – that’s 70 km a week, 280 km a month, and 3460 km in a year.Read more

Pedalling out of poverty

When Evelyn received a bicycle she quadrupled her business profits which meant she could pay for her kids to go to school - and even take them there on the back of her bike!Read more

'I had parked my thinking'

Every day Matthew and his family would dig their land in Uganda without any planning, they simply lived day to day, growing just enough to survive. Everything changed when Matthew received training in business skills and conservation farming.Read more

'A Veil Was Removed From My Eyes'

Growing up in rural Uganda in abject poverty, Godfrey turned to alcohol. After receiving training in business skills he turned his life around and has even become a local councillor.Read more

From Gang Members to a Godly Crew

When everyone else was working hard in the fields, Francis would be drinking. He was part of a gang called 'Bad Minds' who would commit petty crime in the village.Read more

Turning Chickens into Goats

After Evaline joined an Amigos conservation farming group in Uganda her eyes were opened to the assets around her. Thanks to her new business skills she can feed her family and pay her children's school fees.Read more

A Marriage Restored

When Petra joined an Amigos conservation farming group in Uganda she didn't realise she would learn the life skills to fix her marriage, increase her livestock and multiply her harvests.Read more

Moses's Marvellous Year!

When Moses was elected leader of an Amigos conservation farming group in Uganda he had no idea it would revolutionise his thinking and have a wide reaching impact on his community.Read more

Saved from Leopards and Pythons

Hot, dry, dusty places in Uganda need clean water. In the largely forgotten Dwere village there was nothing except a church and bushland. Imagine the celebrations when the lorries rolled in to construct a borehole!Read more

The perils of dirty water

Many people in Uganda drink from water sources which are shared with animals, or are used for washing cars...Read more

Clean Water Improves School Grades

‘We could never collect enough water,’ explains teacher Dennis Oola.Read more

Borehole Saves Marriage

'I used to carry 20 litres of water for 2km, on my head in the burning sun,' says Kahara, mum of three. Thanks to a generous Amigos supporter we were able to construct a borehole close to Kahara's home.Read more