UNDP Project: Katsina Gov’t distributes Goats, Parboiling machine to Women groups in Kafur
LAUNCHING OF PARBOILED RICE MACHINE AND GOATS TO WOMEN GROUPS UNDER KTARDA UNDP PROJECT SUPPORTED BY KATSINA STATE GOVERNMENT
Katsina State Government is working with non-Governmental organizations to alleviate poverty in the state.
The Wife of Katsina State Governor (Dr) Hadiza Aminu Bello Masari disclosed this In Kafur Local Government while presenting support of fifty Goats to 50 Women Farmers under UNDP- GEP programme.
Hadiza Masari has also presented 50 pieces of parboiled Rice equipment to 50 Women She urged them to make good use of the two pieces of support given to them.
The Governor’s wife said the Goats and Rice parboiled Machine was given to Women groups with the free aim to empower their Families if the business grows.
The special adviser to the State Governor on Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Dr Abba Yakubu Abdallah commended the Governor’s Wife for funding some Developmental projects that have a good impact on rural people.
Dr Abba also said the Farming support she is giving to Women in the Agricultural sector will surely uplift Farming activities in the State.
In his address, the Managing Director of Katsina State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority Alh Muhammad Saidu Muhammad has commended the effort of Katsina State Government for its support to the World Bank Assisted project.
According to Him, this project has had a good impact on busting Agricultural production in the State and the Country at large.
In his Welcome Address, the Director of Administration of the Local council Alh Awalu Kira has also commented on the wife of the State Governor for creating an NGO Shammal initiative that has a direct impact on women who are the most vulnerable in the society.
In his vote of thanks the Dan Galadiman Katsina District Head of Kafur represented by Alh Bello Umar Masari Magajin-Tora commended the Governor’s Wife and UNDP for their supports to Women Farmers in the Local Government.
Eng Yusuf Ibrahim and Haj Maimuna Kira have demonstrated to the participant how to use parboiled Rice machines are being operated.