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Project ID: NIR/15/006
Date of request: 06 Feb 2015
Country: Nigeria
Project location: Ogwashi ukwu village, Aniocha south Local Government area, Delta state
Project status: Project in progress
Ogwashiukwu is a rural community in Aniocha south Local government Area, Delta State, women carry out majority of farm work. They are responsible for all food crops production, harvesting and marketing. They depend on farming for their families’ livelihood, because men are attracted to urban centers for white collar menial jobs. Because of rural-urban migration by men, women are farmers and have the primary responsibility for all food crops production, harvesting and marketing in Ogwashi ukwu village, Aniocha south [...]
Project ID: SOM/14/126
Date of request: 09 Oct 2014
Country: Somalia
Project location: South Galkacyo
Project status: Project in progress
The rural agricultural support project aims at identifying and addressing the causes and underlying consequences of poor and low rural crop production in south Mudug settlements through provision of capacity building of both introducing new and yet productive/high yield farming techniques and cooperative management skills together with saving as well as provision of kick start farming inputs (seeds and fertilizers) and cost effective irrigation tools The project will provide comprehensive farming support set to 3 farming cooperatives in one Budbud [...]
Project ID: SAF/14/114
Date of request: 05 Sep 2014
Country: South Africa
Project location: Johannesburg
Project status: Project in progress
The Alexandra Education Committee is a proven and well-managed bursary scheme. Overheads are kept to a minimum, so maximal funding is directed to educating the able, but poverty-stricken children. The Alexandra Education Committee members are mainly experienced educators and school administrators. Members of the Committee work voluntarily – only the General Administrator, the Counsellor and the Director receive modest salaries. Donations The primary goal of the Alexandra Education Committee is to fund each student for five years at [...]
Project ID: NIR/14/099
Date of request: 11 Jul 2014
Country: Nigeria
Project location: Umueneke street, Adani, Uzo Uwani L.G.A Enugu, Nigeria
Project status: Completed
Adani is a community in Uzo uwani local government of Enugu state, Nigeria and our community is the biggest rice producing community in Enugu state and farmers are actively involved in rice production for livelihood. The manual threshing method are slow and exhausting, often resulting in impurities and damages the grain. The project is proposed to train 300 farmers (3 farmers group) on organic rice farming system that satisfy human needs and provision of rice threshing machine which will improve [...]
Project ID: ZIM/14/096
Date of request: 02 Jul 2014
Country: Zimbabwe
Project location: Seke District, Zimbabwe
Project status: Project in progress
The fuel-efficient cookstove is a special type of cookstove made from 100% locally sourced materials. Each stove is crafted out of 26 mud bricks and a mud mortar mix consisting of mud, sand and water. It takes just 20 minutes to build a fuel-efficient cookstove, and it can be used as soon as it dries. The materials to build this stove are completely free, and only the tools and monitoring process incur a cost. The stove is [...]