Agriculture Pillar

Women in Agriculture in Mwalukanga.

We have embarked on a WOMEN EMPOWERMENT project to mentor the women of Mwalukanga village to grow beans. We have taught the women how plant beans, how to make natural fertilizer and how to harvest. Beans is nutritious and high in Protein. Every child needs beans.

How to sow beans

Sow directly 3 cm deep at seed rates of 12.5 kgs seed per Lima. You can plant been through out the year although the best time to plant dry beans is first week of January.

Health benefits of beans

* Protein. Protein is a vital nutrient that plays a key role in maintaining and repairing the body.
* Folate. Beans contain several vital nutrients, including folate.
* Antioxidants.
* Heart health.
* Reduced risk of cancer.
* Diabetes and glucose
* metabolism.
* Controlling appetite.