Targeting: Food Security, Nutrition,  Community

Project Objectives:

Small farm drip irrigation from AMIRAN (2 kits)

Project Summary:

The farm will help the Center to grow their own vegetables for consumption by the children and in so doing save them from the recurring food costs and improve the nutrition and diet of the children thus ensuring healthy growth.

Number of Children Impacted:

Directly 40 children, indirectly 90 in the community; a total of 130 children; The center can be used as learning opportunity for food security within the homes of the 70 families represented in the self help group

Partner Background:

Itugururu Children’s Center is a children rescue centre registered as a  community based organization. It takes care of vulnerable children ,there are 40 children in need of rescue at the institution. They also assist 90 needy children living in extreme poverty. They also  bring the parents together for social and economic support of each other in what they call self help groups and they have a revolving fund of the little income they have. They hope to grow this fund and start agricultural projects in every home.

The self help group has 70 members who are parents ,guardians or care givers of the 90 children living in the community.

Drip Irrigation Kit 192.5 2 385

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