Farmers' Association of Community self-Help Investment Groups(FACHIG) Trust
FACHIG is a farmer-owned grassroots organization operating in Rushinga, Mt. Darwin, Muzarabani and Guruve districts of Mashonaland Central province in north-eastern Zimbabwe. It also operates at national level through one of its commodity associations, the Federal Cotton Producers Association (FCPA). FACHIG was formed in 1999 and later registered as a Trust as well as a Savings and Credit Cooperative Union. FACHIG is a membership-based organization with 12600 members organised in self-selected or voluntary 1100 groups. The uniqueness of FACHIG lies in the fact that it is the only major grassroots-based farmer organisation in the country with a predominantly female membership (73%) and leadership.
Our vision Agro-based value chain driven food and income secure rural communities
Our Mission We transform lives of vulnerable women and men in rural communities through value chain-driven entrepreneurial and sustainable agriculture