THE BENEFITS OF THE PROJECT TO THE MEMBER
A project gives the member certain responsibilities and feeling of pride in ownership. It stimulates interest in agricultural production and gives an opportunity to develop agricultural and life skills. A project gives them an opportunity to earn money, make decision on its use and learn the value of keeping records.
TYPES OF PROJECTS
The choice of project depends on the area and the interest of the member. Examples include vegetable growing and processing, tree nursery, fruit growing and processing, livestock keeping, fish farming and handicrafts.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROJECT
- Plot of land, pond or a house Seed, animal or fingerlings
- Tools, fertilizers, agrochemicals, feeds or any other appropriate inputs
- Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials on the subject published by MoALFC and other stakeholders
- The 4-K Club record book
Members should have their individual projects visited by the Patron, the local leader, the agricultural staff or other extension service providers and club members. They should have the opportunity to show their projects along with their record books. It is important for the members to complete their project. Once completed, the record book should be sent to the patron and agricultural extension service provider for signature. However, the projects can be sustained so long as the members have resources.