Project #2139

Feeding & Educating 50,000 Orphans in Rwanda

by Global Communities
Oct 11, 2012

Main achievements this Quarter

During this quarter, the program focused on the following key areas:

~Government of Rwanda and USAID field visit to USAID/Higa Ubeho beneficiaries in Bugesera and Muhanga

~Progress towards graduating Farmer Field Schools and Nutrition Groups (Positive Deviance Hearth)

~Assessed all Rwandan Partner Organizations to evaluate readiness for Graduation

~Provided an in-depth training in proposal writing for local civil society organizations

~Produced and disseminated Service Directories for all of the program’s 20 districts

~Completed assessment of playgroups in nursery schools (pilot program)

~Supported 585 Orphans and Vulnerable Children to join Technical & Vocational Training

~Participated in national technical working groups to bring attention to the growing problem of obesity in Rwanda

~Participated in Districts’ meetings, Joint Action Development Forums (JADF) and accountability day/ open day



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Organization Information

Global Communities

Location: Silver Spring, MD - USA
Project Leader:
Kate Duis
Annual Giving Officer
Silver Spring, MD United States