The project provides training on sustainable agricultural method and encouraging women to create Co-operative for trading Maize and Soy bean in the territory of MASISI in Democratic Republic of Congo. This project will support 200 women victims of war and sexual violence to have employment training. We also provide free education for 100 child soldiers to regain their childhood and confidence to build a better future.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is one among other third countries in world fighting poverty. North Kivu County was referred to as the grain of the country as the products of agriculture constituted the bulk of the commercial circuit and main source of household income. due to succession of conflicts that has prevailed in the province since 2004; the socioeconomic fabric of the population has torn, contributing to its terrible impoverishment on several levels. Masisi is one of the territory.
Professional agronomists' members of Children Hope forever will teach the 200 women's survivors of war and 100 militia children best agricultural practices to help them maximize the yields. These practices include timely planting, water management, effective weed and pest control, timely harvesting, post-harvest technology and agribusiness notions. From the increased production, they will be enough funds after selling the products that will help as initial investment and feed families.
The project will educate 200 women ,100 militia kids will help not only fight hunger and malnutrition in the long run, but it will also empower communities around the County. The 200 women from SGBV and 100 military children will serve as an example to other community as direct beneficiary of the project to create micro agricultural enterprises that will be source of income and jobs for many. The 100Children from the militia will be educated at a local school .this will sustain development goal.