Kyondo Community Tailoring Project in Kasese

Kyondo Community Tailoring Project in Kasese

The Kyondo Community Tailoring Project in Kasese was initiated by our team leader Muhindo Geoffrey during the 2020-2021 COVID 19 lockdown. He was able to receive a seed grant from the Pollination Project, USA to support the project during the COVID 19 lockdown. The projected has supported over 500 girls and young mothers to gain skills and support on sexual and menstrual hygiene.

This project supports young and single mothers, school drop outs, the unemployed youth, vulnerable persons in the community like orphans, young school going girls to acquire self help skills such as tailoring skills, financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills, ICT skills, menstrual hygiene, etc


The project is located in Kyondo Cell, Nyamwamba division, Kasese Municipality in Western Uganda.

Kasese town has a high rate of population growth resulting into slums with lots of young and single mothers, unemployed youths, high rates of school drop outs, premarital sex, etc.

This was further complicated by the COVID 19 pandemic where people in the community lost jobs and capital due to the economic lockdown caused by the spread of the COVID 19 virus and the disastrous flooding of River Nyamwamba in May 2020 which destroyed Kilembe Mines Hospital and submerged Kanyangeya and Kyondo villages in Kasese town displacing over 1,200 families leaving over 1,600 internally displaced people now staying in camps and with relatives as their homes and gardens were destroyed.

Bujuku Eco Tours works by offering free trainings to these displaced women and young girls in the community in tailoring and supporting them with menstrual hygiene products, clothing, home items, etc.

Bujuku Eco Tours also operates a homestay accommodation/airbnb to help support this community project in Kasese.

We intend to expand the Kyondo Community Tailoring Project skills centre into a bigger vocational training school to offer the much needed skills for socio-economic transformation in the community and create jobs for the single mothers, young girls and youth. From the much needed climate change education, financial literacy, Information Technology, tailoring and fashion design, engineering, tourism, etc

With the grant from the pollination project, we were able to increase the number of tailoring machines at the skills centre as well as acquire an electric overlock machine which has been crucial in making of reusable sanitary pads for distributing to young girls in schools within Kasese district.

After completing training, the trainees are allowed to design clothes which can be sold to support themselves so as to keep them engaged as well as expose them to opportunities like business expertise, employment, etc.

Part of our profits go all the way to supporting this community project as part of our social responsibility to create a long lasting impact in out community.

As of the year 2023; with travellers and partners like you, we have supported over 600 young girls, teen and single mothers to be more productive and have a second chance and hope in life.

We receive support in form of material things such as electronic gadgets like laptops, cameras, clothing for both children and women, children toys, books, games as well as financial support.

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