TOTORA PUNGO

BEEF CATTLE PRODUCTION PROJECT

TOTORA PUNGO, AUGUST 2022

 

 

1. LOCATION

 

Province: Cotopaxi

Canton: Pujilí

Parish: Yacubamba

Community: Jatun Juigua Yacubamba

Organization: Totora Pungo 

 

2. BENEFICIARIES:  31 families.

 

 

3. BACKGROUND:

 

In the community of Jatun Juigua Yacubamba is the Totora Pungo sector, where is an organization of 31 women who want to work on productive projects with the FEDICE.

 

The members of this organization learn about the Foundation's work from families close to them and who work in organizations with which FEDICE has been working for many years in the Jatun Juigua area.

 

The families of the Totora Pungo group decide to work with credits under FEDICE policies. The Internal regulations have been prepared to regulate the development of the group.

The group request a credit of 9,300.00 dollars to produce beef cattle, each family will receive $300 for the purchase of beef cattle.

 

The Autonomous Women's Organization of Totora Pungo decided to put up an initial fund of $1,550.00, that is, an initial contribution of $50 per family. Thus, each family will receive $350 as an initial fund for the project.

 

4. PROBLEM:  

 

The families have Creole and crossbred beef cattle, they have little knowledge in the technical management of cattle and they do not have the economic resources due to the inconveniences of the pandemic that is still present.

 

For this reason, they ask FEDICE for technical and credit assistance to improve the economic situation.

 

5. OBJETIVES

General Objective:

Improve the organizational, economic, nutritional and technical standard of living of the families of Totora Pungo de Yacubamba with the production of beef cattle.

 

Specific Objectives:

a) Introduce beef cattle in family productions.

b) Implement a training and technology transfer program.

c) Carry out the monitoring and evaluation of the project.

d) form an economic fund of the organization.

 

6. DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROJECT

The activities to be carried out in this project are related according to the management calendar that has been established under the following aspects:

The organization:

The organization of 31 families has a directive for the management of the project, which will be in charge of the following:

  1. Coordinate the activities with the producer families so that the project has a normal fulfillment.

  2. Coordinator with FEDICE for the development, implementation, monitoring, training and evaluation of the project.

  3. Equitably distribute the resources of $350 ($300 from FEDICE and $50 from the organization) to each beneficiary in the form of a reimbursable fund for the installation of the project.

  4. Recover every 4 months the capital plus the individual cost of training and monitoring of their companies.

  5. Verify the monthly savings of $5 per month for each family.

The beneficiaries:

  1. Participate actively in the development and implementation of the project.

  2. Contribute with the grass ¼ Ha. to guarantee the feeding of the bovine cattle.

  3. Provide facilities such as pens for the technical rearing of animals.

  4. Actively participate in the different trainings that FEDICE will impart

  5. Provide transportation for the purchase of animals.

  6. Labor for planting pastures and for the care of animals.

  7. Fully pay the reimbursable fund to the board.

FEDICE:

  1. Provide the reimbursable fund of $9,300 for the purchase of 30 animals and products for the grocery.

  2. Development, installation, monitoring and evaluation of the project.

  3. Training in different subjects.

  4. Presentation of reports, photographs, reports

  5. Join Evaluation

 

7. FINANCING

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8. MONITORING and EVALUATION

 

MONITORING

 

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 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.

 

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.