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Ugandan Women Minting Cash From Mushrooms

April 23, 2014 4:27 pm2 comments
A group odf students from Uganda Martyrs University being trained on mushroom growing by Mrs Gogojo in her farmhouse

Kampala-A group of women in eastern Uganda are minting millions of shillings from growing mushrooms. The women, who are under an organization Mt. Elgon Mushroom Growers Association, in the eastern district of Mbale are raking in millions of shillings, from growing and selling mushrooms. The mushrooms are grown in farm houses by mostly peasant farmers. 60-year-old Florence Mabogo Gogojo, is one of the women, who are making a fortune, from growing and selling mushrooms. Mabogo abandoned her job as a secretary, with the Government of Uganda and settled in a farmhouse, where she started the business of growing and selling mushrooms. Five years down the road, she has no regrets […]

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