“Collaborating with Partners throughout Uganda and other Regions of Africa”
AREAS OF CONSULTANCY Kulika has a wealth of experience and expertise in the area of Community Development and has therefore been asked to assist other organizations in many different capacities, including:
Training in Sustainable Organic Agricultural (SOA) techniques. The Kulika curriculum is always adapted to the needs of the organization and provided by fully qualified tutors. Training takes place either at the Kulika Centre in Lutisi village, 37km from Kampala, or at a local venue.
Monitoring and evaluation of community development projects and production of written reports Advisory work for organizations operating in, or planning to operate in, the sphere of community development.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Organizations for whom the Kulika Community Development Department have consulted include: • CADeP (Congregational Agricultural Development Programme), Uganda: Since 2005, 60 CADeP members from across Uganda have directly benefited from Kulika SOA training and a number of their farms have since become models of agricultural excellence and used to demonstrate the principles and outcomes of SOA to other farmers. • Send a Cow in Uganda and Ethiopia: Kulika staff led the design and facilitation of the training of farmers involved in these programmes. • Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, Rwanda: a Kulika tutor delivered SOA training as part of a conservation project to train teachers in charge of the environment in rural primary and secondary schools. • Self Help International in Kamuli, Uganda: Kulika tutors trained farmers in selected areas of Kamuli District in sustainable agriculture methods, with particular reference to soil and water conservation and soil fertility building. • Porticus, Netherlands: Kulika was requested by Porticus to evaluate the Caritas Mbarara Integrated Project of Sustainable Farming and Functional Adult Literacy, as well as the potentialities of an agricultural development project at St Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT). • Cherish, Uganda: the Kulika Assistant Community Development Coordinator is seconded one day a week on a consultancy basis to this newly established NGO, which has created a self-sustaining centre to support HIV/AIDS orphans. • Caritas Mbarara (SOATP project): Kulika carried out an evaluation of the Sustainable Organic Farming techniques project & assisted in writing a proposal for the continuation of project activities.