Twezimbe Area Co-operative Enterprise (A.C.E) Limited

USADF

Project title

Activities

  1. Construction of a storage facility -500 metric tons
  2. Purchase of a 10 ton truck-maintenance and fuel expenses for 1 year
  3. Processing equipment and a mill house-maintenance and fuel expenses for 1 year
  4. Crop finance
  5. Re-stocking of the agro input shop
  6. Acquisition of 2 motor cycles
  7. Office and quality improvement equipment ( 2 computers, office safe,5 weighing scales)
  8. Capacity building in
  9. Cooperative governance and principles
  10. Financial management, monitoring and evaluation
  11. Post-harvest handling and quality improvement
  12. Stores management Financial systems upgrade
  13. Study tour
  14. Sales and marketing
  15. Payment of staff salaries for 1 year (7 staff)
  16. General office expenses

Project outputs

Project goal : Improving the  standard of living of smallholder farmers in Kyankwanzi District, Uganda.

Project purpose

  1. TACE’s total annual income (before taxes and depreciation) will change from UGX (38,524,049) in the project’s year to :
  2. UGX 21,227,929 in Project Year 2; and
  3. UGX 74, 749,721 Year 3
  4. The value of maize purchased from farmers will increase from UGX 85,897,350 in the Project’s year to :
  5. UGX 116,854,238 IN Project Year 1.
  6. UGX 193,043,200 IN PROJECT Year 2, and
  7. UGX 242,682,880 IN Project Year 3
  8. Increment in the number of active farmers supplying produce to TACE from 2,575 in the project base year to 2,833 in year 1, 3,116 year 2 and 3,428 in year 3
  9. Increase in the annual quantity of maize purchased from farmers from 156,177 kgs in the base year to 212,462 kgs in year 1, 327,192 kgs in year 2 and 411,327 in year 3.
  10. Increase in TACE’s annual sales revenue from 124,941,600 in the base year to UGX 178,468,290 in year 1, 340,606,731 in year 2 and UGX 463,335,091 in year 3

Project  Activities:

  1. Production and Harvesting of Maize
  2. Purchase and Storage
  3. Maize Milling .
  4. Produce Marketing
  5. Training Activities