Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development Foundation

Empowerment of marginal farmers especially the youth by implementing an integrated program of water, agro-forestry, health and sanitation support, nutrition and community organizing. Capacity-building, local leadership development and gender and development cuts across our initiatives. Our main goal is for these families to live dignified lives, fully participating in the life of the community by improving their overall social and economic situation.
Nepal Earthquake Low-cost Sanitation Initiative
 
$30
$7,470
Raised
Remaining
During our disaster recovery work in Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, we were able to develop local experts, able to deliver water, sanitation and food security initiatives in an excellent manner not only technically but community mobilization and training activities. We will send 4 of them in an intermittent basis to train local Nepali organizations and leaders so that the locals learn and can sustain and expand their initiatives.
Typhoon Haiyan Communal Hand-wash for Schools
 
$11,789
$3,211
Raised
Remaining
When Super-typhoon Haiyan struck, it destroyed most water systems in more than 3,000 schools in its path. Water for hygiene and hand-washing is badly needed. Our project will install low-cost, robust, steel pipe communal hand-wash stations in Leyte and Samar Provinces with the goal of providing safe hygiene for school-children. We aim to produce and install a total of 500 hand-wash by the first month of classes in June 2014. project reportread updates from the field
Send Typhoon Haiyan Affected Students to College
 
$7,194
$2,806
Raised
Remaining
The main problem with Typhoon Haiyan affected students especially girls is that they have difficulty going back to school as most lost their homes and livelihoods and some have parents and siblings who did not survive. They are indeed in very dire strait and they are prey to criminal syndicates offering them job in the cities but only to end up as prostitutes. This modest project will try to send 10 hardly affected girls to college or vocational school, so that they will have a good future ahead project reportread updates from the field
Typhoon Hagupit Food, Sanitation and Livelihood
 
$1,167
$48,833
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide immediate food security via vegetable gardening, basic food packs assistance, installation and or repair of toilets and rehabilitation of local livelihoods to the poorest of the poor severely affected by Typhoon Hagupit in Leyte and Samar provinces. project reportread updates from the field
Low-cost Sanitation For Typhoon Haiyan Survivors
 
$69,674
$25,326
Raised
Remaining
We will provide low-cost pour-flush toilets for Typhoon Haiyan survivors in Tacloban City. The City is totally wiped-out with 95% of the structures flattened to the ground. Safe sanitation is one of the urgent needs but this will be overlooked by international aid since the concentration of the support will be on food, shelter, medicines, communications and to bury the dead. We are experts in sanitation work having supported Typhoon Washi survivors in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan Cities in 2011. project reportread updates from the field
Nepal Earthquake Food Security Initiative
 
$215
$29,785
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide vegetable seed packets, garden tools and materials so that the earthquake survivors can start backyard gardening and ensure food security. International food aid will be gone in a short while and will never be enough. Meanwhile gardening is easy to do, will provide relaxation and value for the depressed survivors and best of all will provide food and nutrients on a daily basis. The survivors do not have to wait for long since some vegetables mature in 22 days. project reportread updates from the field
Typhoon Haiyan Bunk-houses Gardening Initiative
 
$11,161
$8,839
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide vegetable seeds, organic fertilizer, garden tools and equipment for Typhoon Haiyan survivors living in bunk-houses in hardest-hit areas in Leyte namely, the cities of Tacloban and Ormoc and the Municipality of Palo. Thousands of dislocated residents are housed in temporary shelters (bunk-houses) waiting to be finally resettled in a more safer place but this effort will take years. They can benefit meanwhile by utilizing available spaces around the bunk-houses as gardens. project reportread updates from the field
Goats for Poor Farming Families in the Philippines
 
$70
$29,930
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide goats to poor farming families in our project areas in Zamboanga del Norte, Leyte and Misamis Oriental. Goats are easy to take care of, provides meat and income and are prolific. Goats are ready insurance and cash for the family during emergencies and money for everyday use. The family whom we have given goats will in turn pass-on-the-gift to other families by way of providing 1 kid for every goat we provide and in this way sustain and continue the process.
Typhoon Melor Emergency Response
 
$30
$29,970
Raised
Remaining
The project will provide assistance by way of shelter, safe sanitation and food security to those affected by the typhoon in 2 municipalities in Northern Samar. Shelter assistance in the first weeks will be in terms of distribution of canvass to cover broken-down houses and later on, we will distribute more durable building materials in order for the affected to build their homes. Then we will repair damaged latrines, distribute hygiene kits and promote small-scale gardening activities.
Philippines El Nino Emergency Food Relief
 
$0
$50,000
Raised
Remaining
The initiative will provide emergency food packs comprising rice, dried fish, noodles, mongo, powdered milk, sugar, salt and canned sardines to very poor farmers affected by severe drought caused by El Nino. We will reach-out to those living in remote mountains in the Philippines were WAND Foundation has presence. This situation is of urgent concern because there is no harvest due to lack of rain and families are experiencing hunger and severe malnutrition.

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