Mpata Irrigation Scheme
Mpata Irrigation Scheme was implemented by Mai Aisha Trust by Peace Giving International. The scheme is located in Mangochi district in Mbere village T/A Bwananyambi. The scheme has 30 farmers (11males & 19 females), the scheme is now completed and the crops that are grown are Vegetables, Tomtoes and Maize.
Problems Faced Before the Scheme
- They failed to cultivate large piece of land.
- They were using earth canal which causes soil erosion.
How Things Have Changed With the Support of Peace Giving International
- The coming of motorized irrigation system has reduced soil erosion.
- Farmers are able to cultivate large land which leads to high yield.