Bwongyera Fish Farmers and Pond Constructor’s Coop

Name: Bwongyera Fish Farmers and Pond Constructor’s Coop
City: Bwongyera N° of Members: 40
Country: Uganda Year of formation: 2009

Bwongyera Fish Farmers and Pond Constructor’s Coop is a youth cooperative in western Uganda. Because of rampant unemployment the youth took construction of fish ponds as a way of earning a living. Later they discovered that they could also use the excavated soils to make bricks for sale and to construct their own houses. The co-operative operates in Kibatsi, Ihunga, Nyabihoko and Bwongyera sub counties, in Kajara County in Ntungamo District in Uganda.

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