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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Projects

Objectives of the project

Past achievements

1

Hobicha CA + (Food Security) Project

 

A new project

2

Church-Community Transformation Project

To develop the capacity of 15 LCs in Hobicha district and WKHC higher level church structure in CCT holistic approach so that they will envision target churches in CA+ project areas to promote inclusive development in larger community by the end of February 2022.

 

-        Churches of Wolayta empowered to utilize their own local resource systematically and efficient way

-        Many destitute and impoverished households rehabilitated through the support provided by local churches

-        Churches visibility increased due to this project, which has supported all religions present at the project localities

-        Volunteer works has increased plus emerged lots of Church members who were able to support poor around them

3

Child care and Community Development Program

The major objectives of the project include:

Ø  Forward direct and immediate COVID-19 response to reduce the impact of disease

Ø  To improve the quality of learning of boys and girls in formal and non-formal education

Ø   Enhance awareness of community members and key stakeholders on child protection and reduce child vulnerability/child trafficking and child labor

Ø  To increase collaboration by communities with local govt. and other relevant actors in the area of Coronavirus prevention

Ø  To increase the awareness of community in regard to Coronavirus and its impact

Ø  To improve functionality and management of community development projects and processes by CBOs

Ø  To reduce vulnerability to natural disasters that affect livelihoods community members

-  Many children sponsored have been supported in kind and cash; through sponsorship, lots of development works done such as innovating schools, and potable water access

-        The nutritional teachings and awareness brought up changes attitudinally, and in practice

-        HIV/AIDS cases worked on with great emphasis so that many have been treated psychologically and economically

-        Health aspect emphasized so that many households act by now considering their health while feeding on foods, etc.

-        Early child care activities benefited many of the targets

-        Personal hygiene and COVID-19 case worked on involving the target communities so that personal hygiene better aware, and COVID-19 cautions respected by many as well

4

Community Mobilization for Economic Empowerment, Food Security and Climate Change Resilient Project

 

 

5

RESET + Innovation for Resilience Project

Building Resilience of rural community in Wolayta through sustainable production, value addition and marketing of local crop                                   

-        FFS and demo site based local crops preservation as well as alarming farmers with teachings focused on their importance, such that market values and nutritional values disseminated: on crops like Taro, Garlic, Moshore and Sutale maize types promoted

-        SOA approach utilized so that farmers have been engaging in the production of herbs, medicinal plants, and spices including vegetables right now at four districts of Wolayta

-        FFS members have learning through the group with regard to these medicinal plants, herbs, and spices, which is the approach believed that help cascade and sustain the project outputs after the withdrawal of TDA and SAC

6

Environment Resilient Economic Development Project

To contribute to a sustainable environmental and economic changes through integrated agriculture, economic and environmental protection approaches from January 2020 to December 2022

-        Acres of plantations with the trees of Gravilia

-        Stoves which saves fuel, worked for income generation mostly by women SHG members;

-        SHGs which saves and receive loan from it for small businesses;

-        CA farmers who are empowered to practice the three principles and included in SHGs

-        Green jobs created for unemployed youths at two critical kebeles from two districts (Bayra Koysha, and Soddo Zuria)

7

Integrated Youth Employment Services

The overall objective of the project is to achieve integrated green jobs and livelihoods that generate sustainable employment opportunities and income for 8,888 people through environmentally sustainable, economically feasible, socially acceptable and inclusive approaches

-        Rural youths have received plots of lands for investment; these plot of land helped the youths produce, for commerce

-        Youths were able to come together to discuss on their pressing issues and rights as well

-        Unemployment has been greatly reduced or eradicated for most involved in

-        Youths were able to come together to impart their energies and abilities

-        Youths were able to understand their very environment and so that reacting accordingly

8

Humbo supporting value chain addition & market access for SHG farmers’ project

To increase the economic resilience and market opportunities for drought prone farmers in Humbo District of Wolaitta Zone in SNNPRS over 4 years

-        High CA practicing by targeted + non-targeted farmers of the district

-        SHGs and CVMs works on trade promotions and value additions on haricot bean, pigeon pea, and maize

-        Pigeon pea now accepted crop type by ECX, plus by now the southern center of collection established at Soddo which incredibly helps the farmers who produce at large volumes plus the unions as well

-        Aggregation warehouse built for two centres which helps farmers who producing Pigeon Pea plus the CVM, and SHGs

-        Farmers who have aggregated pigeon peas could profit more than those farmers who sold individually

10

Abela Abaya and Hobicha Emergency Response Project

The project proposes emergency food distribution and one-time agricultural input support as response mechanism with the aim of contributing to the reduction of vulnerability of the target communities in Abela Abaya and Hobicha Woredas

-        Thousands received compensation seeds and foodstuff aids from TDA

-        Currently the first round recipient of the seed aids enjoying their haricot bean grown at their plots

-        Hunger stricken districts such as ABela Abaya and Hobicha supported with food aids and seeds as mentioned above

11

SCASI

Scaling Conservation Agriculture

A new project