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Projects for community development in Zambia

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Great Commission for People Development and Orphans (GCPDO)

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

Great Commission for People Development and Orphans gives support to the poorest of the poor and the most vulnerable families especially women and children out of school.

The project will support to improve family and community welfare to enable to raise their living conditions, reduce the number of children who are out of school, reduce child abuse, improve the welfare and status of women through food production in sustainable agriculture and improve nutrition.

Our project addresses issues that affect children and women. Many children face starvation due to devastating effects of the spread of AIDS. GCPDO is concerned as well about the linkage between incidence of HIV/AIDS and food security in household families.

The project promote food security in the families where children are taken care of. GCPDO supports household families in addressing hunger problem of the orphans and families.The emphasis is on food production as a means of sustainability.

The project encourages to grow vegetables in gardens and other rain fed season crops such as maize, groundnuts and soya beans.

The project will critically look into nutrition aspect of children in the communities. This will help the community in solving critical problems which will have the minimal impact in reducing illness and deaths among the under five children and pregnant women.

What is your project and how will it help?

Out organization is running many different projects as you can see below:

- Support 1,080 underprivileged children (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) to access basic and secondary education, also assist in increasing access to basic health and nutrition.

- Provide support for 1500 household families to achieve food security, sustainable development in order to improve health levels.

- To reach 30000 people with HIV/AIDS information to prevent the spread of the disease.

- Provision of education learning materials for 1000 primary school children (50% girls and 50% boys).

- Payment of user fees for 80 secondary school children (49% boys and 51% girls).

- Support the provision of short trainings and workshops for community volunteer teachers.

- Food Production: To assist 1500 families to increase food production enough for 12 months.

- Primary Health and Nutrition: To reduce diarrhea – related deaths under five children

- Increase access to clean water and sanitary means of excreta disposal to 1200 households.

- Revive and form neighborhood health committees within respective communities.

- Provide basic health education on the importance of eating a balanced diet, causes and prevention of common disease to women (e.g. malaria).

- Train ten Community Health Workers and 10 Tradition Birth Attendants in basic primary healthcare for six weeks.

- Monthly monitoring of under five children in growth weight and immunize at village clinics with follow up action as an indicator of improper growth or illness.

- Stimulating households to dig a toilet each.

- To protect water points through chlorination.

- Train Peer Educators on HIV/AIDS prevention, teach youth groups about sexual and reproductive health.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

Through financial support and exchange programs.

Sending International Volunteers to work with a local NGO.

Please contact us for further information.

Please detail the resources that you need.

Food Production/Agriculture USD 100,000
Primary Healthcare, Water and Sanitation USD 250,000
Education USD 150,000
Total: USD 500,000

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Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Zambia

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Children, youth and family welfare; Community...show all (12)

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  • Commented
    09 Apr 2014 02:31 GMT

    Central Co-Ordination Committee of Minority Relief and Rehabililtation
    (Unverified non-profit organisation)

    Central Co-Ordination Committee of Minority Relief And Rehabilitation N.G.O says: we are interested in a partnership with you please contact us email:- almin9678@rediffmail.com ph. +919957481462
    Central Co-Ordination Committee of Minority Relief And Rehabilitation N.G.O B.T.C Assam India