• We encounter Christ at Mass in the Bread and Wine
  • Everyone is welcome for Mass - even the Children.
  • Ours is a Church of Love, Peace and Hope.
  • Our Church is a universal Church. It is the Catholic Church.
  • Our People Trek Long Distances to come for Mass
  • And once at Mass, we dance and praise our Lord Jesus
  • We Worship and Adore Him for He alone is God.
  • During Mass, we also offer our gifts to God in thanksgiving
  • We sing and shout for the Lord for He set us free. Alleluia!!
  • Our Diocese is led by Our Bishop - Rt.Rev Bihsop Callist
  • Assisted by committed, determined and faithful Priests
  • We are inspired by the Uganda Martyrs - Our Heroes!
  • During mass, everyone participates- even the Children.
  • Our Motto and Prayer - "Father, May Your Kingdom Come."


Home Diocese Commissions and Departments PROMIC




P.O.BOX 219, Kabale; Telephone: 0392949167.

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PROMIC is an abbreviation for “Promoting Micro enterprises for Efficient Poverty Eradication.



PROMIC UGANDA was started in 2002 in Uganda and 2003 in Kabale Diocese with the purpose of promoting micro enterprises for small and micro entrepreneurs. PROMIC UGANDA is in partnership with Foundation Open-Hand Swisshand of Switzerland.The programme also aims at enabling less privileged women to access Micro-financial services for economic development. It encourages women to participate actively in developmental programmes in Uganda, and to promote a culture of savings with an intention of improving and expanding household economic standards of living.



Promoting Micro enterprises for Efficient Poverty reduction



To use promic resources for poverty reduction by empowering rural active individuals willing to improve their micro enterprise so as to increase income, promote a culture of saving and self- help, there by attain a better quality of life.


Objectives of the programme

The major objective of PROMIC is;

To reduce poverty by enabling individual poor people, especially women, to carry out



  • Entrepreneurship training,
  • Provision of micro credit services,
  • Investment consulting
  • Promotion of a culture of saving


Beneficiary selection criteria

Active rural women or men organized in groups but individually running an activity or project that generates income to the household. Groups may be registered or if not, encouraged to register with the Government.

Our noble cause is to extend our services to these people and try to graduate them to borrowing from other bigger financial institutions through our partnerships.

Services offered/activities

  • Entrepreneurship training
  • Business Coaching and Identification
  • Advisory services in savings mobilization
  • Micro credit services


Impact of the programme in Kabale Diocese

  • Better living conditions as a result of increased income from micro enterprises ranging from agriculture, hand crafts, brick making and hotel management.
  • A savings culture has been imparted among the 126 women groups and in the communities of Kabale Diocese. Below is a group of Kitoohwa sharing out household items after accumulating savings within their group.


  • The attitude towards work has positively changed in the rural communities. Below,


members of the group participate in the group activity.(Vegetable growing)

  • Increased participation in social and economic programs of the Government and church.


Part of Promic office set up at the head office


Promic staffs interact with beneficiaries during loan application



Prepared by

Ekinkuhaire Frances

Diocesan Promic Coordinator

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