Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD)

Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD) is a social community based organization was established in December 2001-2002 and registered under the Societies Registration Act: XXI of 1860 on 17 May 2003. Re-Registered on June 1st 2013 Vision To bring Peace, Justice, Unity and Harmony for all and to ensure availability of food for marginalized communities of Pakistan
Nov 4, 2013

Plan to support 200 families with food and 7,500 with medical

families affected by floods 2013
families affected by floods 2013

AHD is working in Jati area district Thatta since 2004-2005, since 1999 to 2007 was water shortage and in 2008-2009 also low water for irrigation and farmers cultivated only 10 to 25% of their agricultural lands. In the year 2010 super floods hit the Sujawal and Jati area and almost all 100% crops and houses submerged in flood water. Again in the year 2011 & 2012 heavy rain spell damaged crops and 80% population become very poor regarding crops, livestock, food and shelter.

Again in the year 2013 late arrival of irrigation water affected almost 80% tail end farmers and majority of framers do not cultivated rice crop or still busy to cultivate some 25% of their lands for rice.

The flood 2013 again disturbs thousands of farming families, the project posted will help flood victims the plan for the next 3 months is to provide;

Food package                                                    200 families       US $   5,000/=

Medial camps 30                                              7,500 families       US $  7,500/=

Total Budget required                                     US $ 12,500/= in three months time period

The above package will help poor vulnerable families to start working in their agricultural lands and cultivate crops and vegetables, AHD will encourage people to have

Snaps attached to see the situation of flood victims, need your support for their livelihood security, we do our best to support target families and provide them with food and medical within short time period

Oct 22, 2013

One Room Low Cost Shelter Model by AHD

AHD Low cost model in US $ 350 only
AHD Low cost model in US $ 350 only

One Room Low Cost Shelter Model by AHD  

Proposed by Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD)

AHD is targeting most deserving families, who’s lost their houses during floods 2010, 2011, 20I2 & 2013 of Thatta & Badin districts Sindh Pakistan. The project will be target 500 families with the consultation of the village based CBOs (Community Based Organization) & staff of AHD for the finalization of the no. of families per village for the start of the 500 One Room Shelter project. AHD will strictly fallow the Strategy, endorsed by the UNOCHA & NDMA; AHD will be supporting vulnerable flood-affected households whose houses were completely destroyed in the floods to rebuild a durable, flood-resistant one-room shelter.

Beneficiary households will be assessed, selected, and registered with the support of the village level CBO and local village beneficiaries. The most vulnerable beneficiaries are identified according to the following Shelter Cluster vulnerability criteria and protection criteria: (1) completely destroyed house; and (2) either absence of adult male family member, disabled or elderly family member, low-income or large family. Cash support is provided to allow flexible, needs-based support (beneficiaries choose the shelter design and building materials, ensuring that the shelter is culturally and climatically suitable and that salvaged materials are used wherever possible) and revitalize local economies and building material supply chains.

AHD teams of program manager, 2 social mobilizers, 1 engineer, and monitoring experts provide support to implement one room shelter project in beneficiaries. Social mobilizers organize beneficiary households into groups of 10, who are responsible for helping each other achieve construction milestones. Engineers and shelter specialists provide technical support for the incorporation of cost-effective disaster risk reduction techniques including plastering the walls to flood height both inside and out, building a solid foundation, reinforcing the corners and use of lintels above doors and windows. The M & E officer will conduct spot checks of individual houses and provide feedback to office and program manager will keep inform to office and donors as well.

The project budget will be only US $ 350 per villages, the details can be asked at info@ahdpak.org or ahdpak@gmail.com we planning to construct 500 One Room Shelter for flood victims of Thatta & Badin districts. Your all support will help us to meet target within next 06 months time period

Mrs. Wali wife is very happy in her house
Mrs. Wali wife is very happy in her house
Ms. Shani from village Shambh Kohli UC 02, Matli
Ms. Shani from village Shambh Kohli UC 02, Matli
Oct 21, 2013

A Village Women, Constructed Cooking stove near Matli, Badin Sindh Pakistan

Mrs.Anita Devi using Cooking Stove near Matli
Mrs.Anita Devi using Cooking Stove near Matli

A village Women from a Hindu family, near Matli constructed Fuel Efficient Cooking stove at their home and using it since 2011.

A Women representative from a Hinud damily, residing in village Dano Kolhi near Matli district Badin since their forefathers and previously was using traditional stove which burn more wood with lot of risk of fire, smoke and more wood use for fire purposes, women colleting wood from outside on daily basis. One family daily estimate use 20 kg of wood which total 67 families living and some 1340 kg wood is been used on daily basis.

AHD staff introduced AHD model cooking stove during floods 2011 in this village all the village families learn FES cooking stove and constructed cooking stoves at their household level. Through adaptation of new fuel efficient cooking stove technology they all now saving up to 50% wood and 50% women burden reduced to collect wood form outside, women have more time to give their children and health & saving of wood 670 kg on daily basis by villagers in this village.

AHD Fuel Efficient Cooking stove brings new hope and support of women by reducing their burden to collect 50% less wood from outside, fire safety and smoke inhaling, women very happy their kitchen is very clean now and giving more time to their children now. Thanks to GlobalGiving and AHD for supporting us.

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