73 year old Mpumwire Zedekiah reaping big from Mango farming
73-year-old Mpumwire Zedekiah is minting money from mangoes & dairy farming.
The resident of Kazo Town Council in Kazo district received 100 mango seedlings in 2015 from NAADS which he planted on half an acre of land. Mpumwire earned some good money from the first harvest which prompted him to expand his mango farm.
Currently, Mpumwire has 3500 mango trees on 17 and half acres harvesting twice in a year. He says he earns shs.70,000 and shs.100,000 from each tree in a year.
Mpumwire is also a dairy farmer and a beneficiary of a tractor from NAADS which he uses for pasture multiplication together with other group members.