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First Batch of Hatched Chicks of KIRUCODO’ Bluebonnet Hills-Sponsored Caged Poultry Keeping for supporting poor rural child Education and Nutrition needs project

Today we have been able to deliver to our Brooder in Kikandwa Village a total of 57 one-day old hatched croiler chicks. We collected 100 eggs from our cages and 4 got broken on the way to the hatchery. We remained with a total of 96 eggs of which 57 got hatched; 17 eggs were clear (not fertilized) and 22 eggs got scratched while cleaning. Continue reading

Video Testimonies from beneficialies of Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church Soponsored-NetSquaredUganda Computer Training for Poor Rural Schools

Pupils from Kikandwa and Kibiribiri Church of Uganda Primary Schools, in Kyampisi Sub-County, Mukono District Uganda are the current beneficialies of Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church Sponsored-NetSquared-Uganda Poor Rural Schools Computer Training Meetup. The children testified about the computer lessons currently conducted in their school by a KIRUCODO contracted  local partner called Maendeleo Foundation Uganda who utilizes Mobile solar-powered computer technology classes to reach out to poor rural schools which have no access to computer services due to lack of electricity.

Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church of Austin, Texas has been financially sponsoring this NetSquared-Uganda computer training Meetup since March 2014 as per these links indicate:

http://wp.me/pHagH-l8  and http://www.meetup.com/NetSquared-Uganda-Nonprofits-and-Technology/

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(1) Kasozi Paul video (10 years old of Kikandwa C/U Primary School) Continue reading

KIRUCODO-Bluebonnet Hills-Sponsored Caged Poultry Keeping; Hens for Second cage for Kibiribiri Primary School are also laying and over 100 eggs are so far collected

Kibiribiri C/U Chairman School Management Committee holds eggs he has collected in a two-weeks period

Kibiribiri C/U Chairman School Management Committee holds eggs he has collected in a two-weeks period

The second Bluebonnet Hills-Sponsored cage was delivered early this year to Kibiribiri Church of Uganda Primary School with a total of 22 birds. The cage is kept at the Chairman School Management Committee who actually lives near the school. This is part of the Small-scale commercial caged poultry keeping for supporting poor rural child Education and Nutrition needs project which was initiated by KIRUCODO to help poor rural children sponsor their education needs like scholarstic materials, uniforms, shoes, lunches, etc.

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KIRUCODO-Bluebonnet Hills-Sponsored Caged Poultry Keeping; Hens now laying eggs and cocks on sale

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KIRUCODO-Bluebonnet Hills-Sponsored Caged Poultry Keeping project which kicked-up this year with two metal cages with 22 birds has started to yield.

The hens started to lay eggs last month as seen in the photos. The fertilized eggs layed are now being sold to community people at 500/= Uganda money each and the rest of the eggs are being stored for incubation to hatch into chicks for blooding and distribution to other beneficialies and for selling at a cost of 3,500/= Uganda money per chick which is about US$ 1.4.

On the other hand, since there have been 12 cocks in the stock we have been keeping, ten cocks have been sold off this week each at 30,000/= Uganda Money (US$ 11.54) and the raised money have been used for buying feeds and stock more ten three-months old Kuroiler hens.

Remember, this project is aiming at supporting education of poor children in rural communities in Uganda and we believe that if a kid is given a cage with 30 birds then he or she can be able to pay for her or his school needs like scholarstic materials, shoes and uniform, lunches and breakfasts, transport, and upkeep money, etc. Actually a one-time US$ 1,000 donation is enough to provide a kid with a cage of 30 chicks, vaccinations and enough feeds up to the laying period.

Below is a slide photo show of the current project progress:

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100 Bee Hives constructed by KIRUCODO Staffs for Empower and Care Organization

Some of the 100 constructed hives already  up ready to be colonized by bees

Some of the 100 constructed hives already up ready to be colonized by bees

This month of July 2014, Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO) staffs were employed by an NGO (Empower And Care Organization – EACO ) based in Mukono on Kayunga road, YMCA Lane in Mukono town, Mukono District-Uganda to construct 100 Bee Hives for Namanganga Community  based in Kyampisi Sub-County, Mukono District-Uganda for more information please follow this LINK: With the utilization of CTA beekeeping publicationsTools With A Mission andWork Aid International donated carpentry tool, KIRUCODO staffs have been able to execute the job within a two-weeks period. A Big THANK YOU to all our supporters for providing us with appropriate tools, materials, skills and financial support which are enabling us to deliver to our target communities with much ease than it used to be. For more information about EACO please you can contact them directly through this email or this alternative email or visit their website

Below is a photo slideshow of what happened during a two-weeks period.

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Bluebonnet Hills Sponsored NetSquared-Uganda 2nd Academic Term Computer Training Meetup for Poor Rural Schools

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Progress from Second Academic term 2014 Bluebonnet Hills-Sponsored NetSquared-Uganda Computer Training Meetup for Poor Rural Schools in Mukono District, Uganda. Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church of Austin, Texas, USA under the leadership of Pastor Dr. Landon Shultz, has been sponsoring Poor Rural children in Community schools of Uganda to acquire computer skills since Last year. A total of 100 selected pupils from Kikandwa Church of Uganda Primary School and Kibiribiri Church of Uganda Primary School are benefiting from this sponsorship every academic term plus their teachers. The training is being conducted by Maendeleo Foundation-Uganda (Computer Solar-Powered Project) under a termly renewable contract by Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization – Kirucodo with the utilization of  continued Support from Bluebonnet Hills Christian Church of Austin, Texas, USA

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