Project information

ST.ANDREA DEVELOPMENT project

THIS PROJECT IS TO ENABLE HOUSEHOLDS TO IMPROVE THEIR STANDARD OF LIVING. 18 HOUSEHOLDS OF ST.ANDREA GROUP WHICH HAS A POPULATION OF ABOUT 100 PEOPLE, THE COMMUNITY WILL BENEFIT BY GENERATING INCOME VIA WORKING AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS.

November 2011 - November 2012

Charity information: Mission International

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  • Need

    Need

    THE MAIN PROBLEM IN THIS RURAL VILLAGE IS HUNGER AND UNEMPLOYMENT.

    Solution

    THE PROJECT WILL PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT AND AND PRODUCE FOOD FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    TO ENABLE THE LOCAL COMMUNITY TO BECOME SELF SUSTAINING.

    Activities

    » Actively involve community members in agricultural projects ot produce food.

    Success will be...ALL THE 18 HOUSEHOLDS HAVE AT LEAST ONE ACRE PIECE OF LAND FOR FARMING FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR, ALL THE HOUSEHOLDS HAVE HARVESTED THEIR CROPS AND HAVE INCOME.


    Aim 2

    To improve the general conduct of younger people giving them activities which will benefit them.

    Activities

    » Actively involve young people in the learning and growing of crops.

    Success will be... GENERAL CONDUCT WILL HAVE IMPROVED AND YOUNG PEOPLE WILL HAVE LEARNED LIFE SKILLS FOR NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE.


  • Impact

    Impact

    IMPROVED HEALTH, IMPROVED EDUCATION LEVELS, IMPROVED LONG TERM FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES.

    Risk

    Adverse weather conditions can damage crop and reduce yields. It is hoped that this will be mitigated by the inclusion of the irrigation ele,ment of the project.

    Reporting

    Regular emails a newsletter and website updates.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £8,416

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      Amount Heading Description
      £500 Irrigation Water Pump
      £500 Irrigation Water pipe
      £1,080 Irrigation Maintenance and fuel for pump for 1 year
      £6,336 Seeds/Tools Provision of rental land, seeds and tools for first year to 18 households
  • Background

    Location

    THE PROJECT IS LOCATED IN KENYA, NYANZA PROVINCE, KISUMU EAST DISTRICT, KADIBO DIVISION, IN KAWINO SOUTH LOCATION, UGWE SUBLOCATION, IN KANDARIA VILLAGE, NEXT TO KANDARIA PRIMARY SCHOOL WHERE ST.ANDREA DEVELOPMENT AND YOUTH GROUP OPERATES FROM.

    Beneficiaries

    THE PROJECT WILL WHEN IT IS SUCCESSFUL COVER HEALTH SERVICES, SHELTER, NUTRITIONAL NEEDS, AND CLOTHING FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD. THE 18 HOUSEHOLDS WILL ALSO AFFORD SCHOOL FEES AND SCHOOL RELATED EXPENDITURES SUCH AS SCHOOL UNIFORMS IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS. THE HOUSEHOLDS CAN ALSO FUND RAISE AMONG THEMSELVES TO PAY SCHOOL FEES & UNIFORMS FOR CHILDREN.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Mission International has a strong and successful relationship with our partners in Kenya who know the beneficiaries personally and who are managing this project on the ground.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Tom Opiyo

    Project manager in Kenya. He will be in daily contact with the project in Kisumu. He will provide photographic and textual information to donors

    Hugh Henderson

    Director - Mission International. Hugh will be in regular contact with the project and will be able to provide up to date information for donors.

Rice harvest - Kisumu

Rice harvest - Kisumu