Who we Are
P’kwi was founded in 1993 during the insurgency in teso region that left the rural women exposed to atrocities of war and civil strife. A group of 12 women started the initiative that has now successfully grown beyond a self-help group to a well-established and recognized farm organization with established formal structures. P’kwi uses a unique household model to achieve its vision that brings together five households to constitute a club, five clubs to constitute an economic group, five to ten economic groups to constitute an constitute a sub – cluster and ten sub clusters make up the p’kwi community of 2500 households, a total of 15000 members.
The Specific objectives
1- To unlock, rejuvenate, mainstream and interface the indigenous knowledge system and rural information systems with other forms so encouraging the member’s spirit of practical thriftiness, mutual self-help and education.
2- To set in motion a farmer to farmer sustainable organic agricultural training of members of the cooperative to enable them to acquire new knowledge and skills from other cultures which they deem necessary for their social, economic and cultural transformation.
3- To assist the rural households (family farm as a popular production unit) to identify, develop and put into use local ideas and initiatives into practicable and implementable projects