5200 women & children empowerment, chipata zambia



mitigate the socio-economical impact of HIV/AIDS food in-security and poverty for the marginalised women/children that eat once the other day,live on less than $1 per day exchange sex for food/money.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

High HIV/AIDS prevelance in a high poverty stricken rural area with very low agricultural productivity causing severe food insecurity which perpetrates high risk sexual behaviour especially among youths, girls,women ,orphans and vulnerable children.Women and girls exchange sexual relation with either food,money or both in order to survive.Orphans and vulnerable children eat once the other day.The later head cattle just for ameal each day.Children's/women's rights aregroosly violated.

How will this project solve this problem?

Train/empower women and girls in viable/sustainable fish farming and horticulture to enhance food security, sexual and reproductive health and rights,HIV/AIDS prevention.Conduct a children and women's rights campign.Establish project sustainability

Potential Long Term Impact

Increased food security at both household and community level,increased income,reduced HIV/AIDS spread,reduced abuse of children's/women's rights,improved access to reproductive health rights,reduced poverty and vulnerability among children/women

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $45

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $45 .  The original project funding goal was $86,300.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Paul Phiri

Executive Director
chipata, Zambia

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