Project information

relief for flood victims

In parts of the region heavy rains have destroyed the crops and homes of thousands of very poor communities resulting in high incidence of malaria and hunger .The need is to provide food aid ,means to reestablish food production and mosquito nets for large numbers of families to help them recover

January 2011 - March 2011

Charity information: teso development trust

teso development trust
  • Need

    Need

    hunger,disease,community disruption .homelessness in a very poor community that has suffered from insurgency and drought in the past 5 years

    Solution

    provision of food aid ,the means to reestablish farming and protection against mosqitoes

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    to provide urgent food aid

    Activities

    » provision of consignments of urgent food basic s

    Success will be.in the survival of the community and nil malnutrition


    Aim 2

    to provide seeds for agriculture

    Activities

    » consignmenst of seed and cassava roots

    Success will be.establshmenst of health new crops next spring


    Aim 3

    to protect against outbreaks of malaria

    Activities

    » mosquiot net supply and basic health education

    Success will be.no increase in the level of malaria


  • Impact

    Impact

    stabilsation of a disrupted community and better long term food security

    Risk

    long expereince of our partners in undertaking thsi work who are locally based and know the community well

    Reporting

    website reports snf we publsih a quarterly newsletter based on feedback reports from our Teso partners on the ground

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £22,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £2,500 administration transport ,procurement costs
      £5,000 health mosquito nets at £3 each
      £10,000 food aid beans and maize
      £5,000 agriculture seed and cassava roots

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    donations £3,000 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    amuria in the north part of the Teso region,Uganda

    Beneficiaries

    a population that suffered from complete destruction in the LRA insurgency of 2003/4 and has been slowly reurning to normal despite flooding in 2007 and drought in 2008 .Some live in temporary camps with minimal facilities -the poorest of the poor

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    we have worked in the region for 25 years with our local Church partners who are locally based

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Dave Watts

    the administrator in UK who liases with our Teso delivery partners and the funders ,donors and supporters in the UK

    Stephen Okiror

    undertakes the delivery in Teso as development officer for the Pentecostal Assemblies of God