The youth group opted to grow Oyster mushrooms which are known to be highly nutritious and grow at a very fast rate when grown under favorable conditions. The group started growing the mushrooms on 29th August 2017 and in one month they have started reaping big.
|A member of Upper Bugongi Youth Group displaying the harvest|
The group has partnered with local retailers at nearby markets who purchase from them in wholesale. The group is now looking at ways of boosting the production of the mushrooms to satisfy the growing demand for their mushrooms