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Project ID: NEP/15/018
Date of request: 03 Mar 2015
Country: Nepal
Project location: Thimi, District Bhaktapur, Nepal
Project status: Project in progress
Award Nepal will implement an animal loan project for 25 vulnerable and marginalized Nepali women and their oppressed families for socio-economic development in Thimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal. The main objective of this project is to improve economic situation of families in order to increase the income and resources of vulnerable families. Each family will be given two she-goat and one he-goat. During one year, the families will have more goats from the reproductive cycle of initial set. In addition to that [...]
Project ID: PAK/15/009
Date of request: 18 Feb 2015
Country: Pakistan
Project location: District Rajan Pur
Project status: Project in progress
The 2014 monsoon as of National Disaster Management Authority and Provisional Disaster Management Authority indicate the floods have affected over 4.47 million people, caused 371 deaths, injuries to 1198 people, damaged or destroyed 275,720 homes (154,853 partially damaged an 120,867 fully damaged), affected 13,465 villages, killed 7,818 heads of cattle, and affected 766,818 acres of crops. In District Rajan Pur average family size is 6, where 51% male and 49% female has been affected, Female and children are the most [...]
Project ID: IND/14/125
Date of request: 08 Oct 2014
Country: India
Project location: Beerakuppam Reserved Forest village
Project status: Project in progress
The proposed project is for construction of a permanent building for Medical aid and educational center for tribal (indigenous) community who are living near dry-forest region. This is undeveloped region. Tribal is an out-caste community living away from civilized modern society. They are living in poverty and their daily income is less than one USD. They are depending upon collection of fire-wood from the forests and sell in the villages as fuel for their livelihoods. The literacy rate is below [...]
Project ID: IND/14/109
Date of request: 14 Aug 2014
Country: India
Project location: Kavanthandalam Kalakattur Thammanur and Kambarajapuram located in Kanchipuram district 12 kms away from Kanchipuram town
Project status: Project in progress
40 Irula and dalit women who were released from slavery have been living in Kavanthandalam Kalakattur Thammanur and Kambarajapuram villages in Kanchipuram district. They are working in unorganised works and still prone to slavery as the greedy employers are trying their best to take them again to slavery as they are not having sustained work and income at their villages. That is why these women are well versed in animal husbandry, they are not having space and money to invest [...]
Project ID: VIE/14/108
Date of request: 11 Aug 2014
Country: Vietnam
Project location: Bac Ha district, Lao Cai province, Vietnam
Project status: Project in progress
- On the world: According to the Vietnam News Agency, the data from the IFO Institute for Economic Research in Munich, Germany announced on 19/1 shows that from 1990 to 2005, forest area on earth was down by 3%, is the daily average lost of forest is 20,000 hectares. This is an alarming phenomenon in many countries, especially in tropical countries, because the recent forest devastation in the world has significantly narrowed the forest areas - In Vietnam is a developing [...]
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