Children  Togo Project #7821

Combating Child malnutrition with mushroom in Togo

by Association pour la Gestion Intégrée et Durable de l'Enviroonment (AGIDE)

SECOND REPORT: FROM 1ST JULY TO 30TH SEPTEMBER 2011

INTRODUCTION

The ONG AGIDE has received a grant from Globalgiving for the project untilled Combating Child malnutrition with mushroom in Togo. This project has won a place with Globalgiving during the Global challenge of April 2011. Here is the second report

ACTIVITES

After the second round of explaining session of the project, the piloting team started the identification and hilling the malnourished children. The team elaborated an identification stub which is the following below. The community health agent has identified children during his meeting in villages and during his travels. Sometime, it is women leaders of groupings whom we talked about in the first report who brought some of the malnourished children. The community health agent explains to the parents the content of the project and the commitment they should take. If the parents agree, they sign the identification stub and the commitment that allows the project to take in charge the child for six months. If his state of health requires medical analysis, the laboratory specialist will be in charge of it. If the analysis result reveals any necessary medical treatment (worms hilling and others), the doctor will do it. The project therefore gives Champimix product to the child. Thereafter the community health agent pays a visit to the family once by month to check the child's state of health. Until the end of September 2011, the project identified and took in charge 53 children suffering of acute or moderate malnutrition in the Prefecture du Zio. A striking example was of case twins (a boy and a girl) identified in Tsevie. Till 14 months old these twins could not yet walk. In duration of one month after being took in charge by this project, the boy started walking (see his photo). As far as the girl is concerned, the most affected one; she started walking after three months. This result surprised a lot of person and makes their mother very glad who talks of it everywhere she goes. She tells to everyone about the nutritional property of mushrooms in general and about CHAMPIMIX porridge specially.

CONCLUSION

Each child took in charge should spend 06 months in the project. The definitive conclusion on the nutritional health of the children took, in charge will be known by the end of December2011 i.e. at the end of the year.Once again, our sincere thanksgiving to Globalgiving and all generous donors.

Annex

PROJECT: COMBATTING CHILDREN'S MALNUTRITION WITH MUSHROOMS IN TOGO IDENTIFICATION STUB OF MALNOURISHED CHILDREN

Child's first and family name

Date of birth

Height

Weight

Bronchial tube

Geographical localization: Region Prefecture Canton .. Village District

Father's first and family name

Mother's first and family name

Religion of the father Religion of the mother

Father's job Mother's job

Has the child been vaccinated normally? If no which are vaccines which lacked?

Does the child attend CPC or USP/CMS?

Is the child living with his parents? ................ If no, with who is he living?...........

Parents or guardian's contact

Comment on the child's state of health ................................... ..

First and family name,

signature of the agent who identified the child.

Issued in........ on . Declaration in parents' honour.

We parents of the child declare that we agree in conditions of the combating children's malnutrition with mushrooms project implementation in Togo. We accept that our child benefits from it. We undertake to bring him every months to the bathroom scale of .. for the follow up. We also undertake to use food complement got for exclusive nutrition of our child.

Signature of the parents

 

   INTRODUCTION

The NGO AGIDE, in pursuing his goals of combating children malnutrition has submitted  to globalgiving  a project  entitled “Combating Child malnutrition with mushroom in Togo' on GlobalGiving. This project was approved and has participated to  the globalgiving open challenge from 1st l to 30st  April 2011 .It received from global giving fund raising an amount of 1049 US during the first challenge. On Monday 6th juin2011 we received from globalgiving a disbursement email announcing a wire for $3,842.05. On 8th June 2011 we received a total of F CFA 1.692.044FCFA in the project account. We would like to size this occasion to thank globalgiving and all our donors

ACTIVITIES FROM 13TH TO 30TH JUNE 2011

The project activities during this period were focused on the following points:

Meeting of the project staff  

The project’s staff is composed by

·          Mr  AGBALENYO  kossi : the Coordinateur Général of AGIDE who is the project manager  

 Mr Orewa François  KPADE: a nurse worked at the Hospital of Tsévié with 28 years experience;  in charge  of treatment

  Yao Amégnona BOSSA,   Superior Laboratory Technician, working   at the hospital of Tsévié with 13 years of experience; in charge for analysis

·          Mr Sevi SOWU; Coach in community Health service and Nutritional focal Point Assistant of the Red Cross in Tsévié from 2004 until today. He has done similar projects with United Nation Fund for Childhood Togo and World Food Program; in charge of identification of children

During the meeting the staff focused on some view points in performing of the project  activities program.  

The project staff has sent a letter to some offices such as: Direction Regional Headquarters of Health, District Headquarters of Health and Hospital fo Tsévié

 

Informational meeting with leadership women   

The coordination group has organized 3 meetings with Women Leaders of village’s farming organization to explain them the content of  the  project. These women on their part will explain to their fellows the advantages of this project. They will also contribute to identify malnourished children in some village very far from the town

CONCLUSION

This project is appreciated everywhere it is presented.  We size through this first report the opportunity to thank all the global giving donors. Once again, all our thanksgiving to Globalgiving’s team and donors who accept to support this project despite thie economic crises.

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Organization Information

Association pour la Gestion Intégrée et Durable de l'Enviroonment (AGIDE)

Location: Tsévié , Région maritime - Togo
Website: http:/​/​.www.agide.populus.ch
Association pour la Gestion Intégrée et Durable de l'Enviroonment (AGIDE)
Kossi Agbalenyo
Project Leader:
Kossi Agbalenyo
Tsévié, Togo

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