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HOW THE LUMBUYES ARE REAPING FROM THEIR BACKYARD

Mr. and Mrs Lumbuye of Kiyuuni sub county, Mubende district realised that many people in Uganda do not really know much about hibiscus and its health benefitsand that makes customers for hibiscus few. They however realized they can actually make a lot of money while selling products from the hibiscus plant, rather than selling it itself. With the hibiscus plant, they are making wine, juice, coffee and tea leaves, in a home enterprise that they branded Marylum. Much more to that, hibiscus waste is added to their garden and it is used as fertilizer.

Here is the full story The Lumbuyes reaping from Hibiscus products

Hibiscus tea before packaging
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Hibiscus seeds. These are used for making coffee
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Marylum wine up for sale
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Mrs. Lumbuye showing their alternative source of water in case there is no rain. PHOTO BY ANITAH NALWOGA

The Lumbuye’s mango plantation.
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An orange tree from the Lumbuye’s orange garden
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