Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 

Project objectives

.Overall objective: Contribute to poverty reduction by increasing agricultural and livestock farming productivity in order to improve living conditions and well-being in Rongi-area households with children age 5-8.

.The specific objectives are:

a. Getting family members with children age 5-8 involved in mutual-aid and solidarity actions and in active non-violence.

b. Training members of the project’s beneficiary families on development and self-sufficiency and on effective education, development, and nutrition for children.

c. Raising families’ awareness of healthy, balanced eating habits; health cooperatives (Health Insurance); and sustainable development.

d. Ensuring that beneficiaries participate in compassionate and charitable actions toward the vulnerable.

Indicators : One monthly workshop for 100 households, in collaboration with Ntarabana Parish.

Beneficiaries: -Men: 100    -Women :  100.

4.2. Project execution

The project was implemented in Ntarabana Parish, in the Rongi sector, in two units that include the villages of 50 families living in poverty: husbands, wives, and a total of 150 children, some of whom are between the ages of 5 and 8, Christians and members of basic ecclesial communities.

The project was launched in the month of January with support from the Director of Social Affairs for Rongi sector, the Ntarabana Parish priest, SEVOTA’s coordinator and staff, and other beneficiaries of the organization.  The ceremony was marked by explanations of the project’s goal and components, as well as the contribution made by beneficiaries.

These women and men were recruited to participate in mutual-aid and solidarity actions in eight groups of six to seven households each, meeting once per week to pray and do farm work together (agriculture or livestock), as well as for discussions about child rearing and household development.

These are : 1. Twitezimbere / Ntarabana,

                 2. Dushyigikirane  / Ntarabana,

                 3. Duhugurane / Ntarabana,

                 4. Twiyubake / Birehe,

                 5. Twitezimbere /Kabirizi,

                 6.Tuzamurane / Ntungamo,

                 7. Twisungane / Karama ,

                 8. Twisungane / Rongi.

The children were organized for recreational and educational get-togethers. In partnership with the Gasagara health center, a program was conducted to help the children gain weight.

Members of households enrolled in the project received training to improve their personal, interactional, and social skills.

A steering committee was established, composed of the Ntarabana Parish, the Director of Social Affairs, the agronomist, the veterinarian, the Gasagara health center, the coordinator of women’s committees, and the SEVOTA staff member.

Accounts were opened at the COOPEC SACCO Amizero Rongi [savings and credit cooperative] and memberships were established with the health insurance cooperatives.

Each household built a pigsty and a rabbit hutch. Through this project, 50 pigs and 150 rabbits were raised and 500 fia banana trees were planted, along with a variety of vegetable seeds including cabbage, carrots, beets, and onions.

Quarterly prayer and follow-up meetings of all project participants were held and included discussions about training programs and income-generating activities. 

The closing of the project was marked by the Ntarabana Parish priest, the Executive Secretary of Rongi sector, the Director of Social Affairs, the veterinarian, the Director of Caritas, several school principals, the directors of the Gasharu and Nyamirambo units and the villages affected by the project, and SEVOTA’s Coordinator and full staff. The ceremony was marked by statements about best practices, such as peaceful cohabitation and mutual assistance within households, closer attention being paid to children, improved nutrition, vegetable farming, raising livestock in stables, improved prayer in the basic ecclesial communities, and aid operations aimed at the sick and the vulnerable.

4.7. Children /Youth beneficiaries of the project: 150 young people

4.8. Project sustainability in terms of:

 – Financial self – sufficiency

The groups have steering committees that are responsible for their management. When there is output, the money is deposited at the Coopec SACCO Amizero Rongi.

The rabbits and the sale of beignets produce income quickly, which goes into savings at the Coopec SACCO.

– Building and asset maintenance

Maintenance and repair of pigsties.

Maintenance of vegetable gardens.

– Personal responsibility

Continuing prayer through the basic ecclesial communities, under the guidance of the Ntarabana Parish Priest. Scheduling participation in activities.

Reducing violence and increasing security and inner peace.

 

 



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