COCHAPAMBA

SHEEP AND BOVINE PRODUCTION PROJECT

COMMUNITY OF COCHAPAMBA

 

1. LOCATION

PROVINCE: Cotopaxi

CANTON: Saquisili

PARISH: Cochapamba

 

2. BENEFICIARIES: 50 women

 

3. BACKGROUND

 

Cochapamba is a rural parish in the Saquisilí canton, where there is an organization of 50 families that have been working with FEDICE on projects for the production of domestic animals and onion production since 2008.

 

The organization of 50 women from Cochapamba requests a FEDICE for a new credit of $40,000 for the purchase of sheep, cattle and onions.

 

FEDICE and the organization hold a meeting to analyze the new policies of the foundation. The women's organization of Cochapamba accepts FEDICE's policies and for this reason we proceed to the joint elaboration of a new project.

 

FEDICE values ​​the women of the parish of Cochapamba for the work they do both within the families in their reproductive aspects, as well as in the external community and productive aspect; the organization of 50 families has complied with institutional policies, in terms of attendance at training, care of productions, economic management, timely payment of credit and acceptance of the new policies of the Foundation, which makes us continue working with a new project to gradually improve the genetic quality of sheep and cattle.

 

 

  4. TYPE OF PROJECT

 

Production of sheep and cattle.

The number of beneficiaries for this project proposal is 50 families requesting a credit of $40,000. Each family will receive $800 for the purchase of 5 improved sheep: 4 females and 1 male and 2 bulls.

 

 

 5. OBJETIVES

 

General Objective

Improve the organizational, economic and technical standard of living of the families of Cochapamba around the productive project, taking advantage of natural resources and available labor, increasing employment and income

 

Specific Objectives

 

  • Strengthen the organization with the associated work of its members from the environment to the productive project.

  • Improve the breed of sheep and cattle in the community with the introduction of improved animals.

  • Create sources of work, to avoid migration.

  • Train the group in theoretical-practical aspects of the technical management of sheep and cattle raising.

  6. PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

 

The project will be carried out as follows:

 

  1. Coordinate activities with the 50 producer families so that the project has normal compliance with FEDICE for the preparation, development, installation, monitoring, training and evaluation of the project.

  2. Equitably distribute the resources $800 to each beneficiary in the form of credit for the installation of the Project. For this, they sign a bill of exchange or pay each one for the purchase of animals: sheep and cattle, according to technical specifications.

  3. Recover the capital with the interests of their beneficiaries each year and create a rotating fund, to give new internal credits and then make decisions based on a periodic evaluation.

  4. The beneficiaries of the project must actively participate in the elaboration and implementation of the project, providing 2,500 square meters of grass to guarantee the feeding of sheep and cattle, purchase of animals, at fairs or in nearby communities, transport for purchase of the animals and labor for planting pastures and for the care of the animals.

  5. Actively participate in the different trainings that FEDICE will give, every month.

  6. Submit production and reproduction reports and fully pay the credit to the board.

  7. Joint evaluation

 

 

7. FINANCING

 

 

 

  8.MONITORING AND EVALUATION

 

The follow-up of the activities will be carried out through: home visits to verify the productions, meetings to analyze difficulties and solve existing problems, recommendations and planning of activities. The 50 families involved in the project will participate.

 

The activities to be carried out will be compiled through reports, records and photographs, which will serve for analysis in the evaluation.

 

The progress of the project will be evaluated fairly in terms of the objectives set, in the plan of activities, budgets, goals and impacts. It will be carried out through: visits, interviews with the beneficiaries, meetings, among others. All the families involved in the project will participate in this process.

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