RELIEF AND REHABILITATION PROGRAMME
Our Relief and Rehabilitation Program empower the war affected communities in Northern Uganda to take ownership of the recovery, resettlement, and reintegration process with special emphasis of Sudan Refugees. We are supporting Refuges in both Adjumani and Lamwo through provision of non-food items, wash programme, food security, support to apprentices to the youth and peace building among the refugees and host community in these locations to increase their resilience amidst the emergency situation they find themselves in.
Project: Integrated post conflict support For South Sudanese Refugees project
|Project Duration||Jan 2017-Dec 2017|
To contributed to the humanitarian needs of the South Sudanese refugees in Adjumani District through an integrated approach by improving welfare and ensure a minimum living condition.
o 135 youth underwent four (4) months skills training at Junior Express Vocational School in Adjumani District. The training took into consideration both practical and theoretical skills, where youth were attached to small scale industries to perfect on their skills, while being monitored by their instructors. The trained youth were provided with assorted start- up tools for the different trades .
o Caritas carried out 3 three sensitization sessions to160(M-100, F-60) both national and refugee communities. It focused on the need for peaceful co-existence among these communities and in attendant was elders; Cluster leaders, block leaders, Refugee Welfare Council II, OPM and worst scenarios the Police). Emphasis was made for refugees to adopt multi-ethnic reality so as to get out of ethnic ideologies to promote peaceful co-existence.
o A total of 200 PSNs in Mungula I, II and Maaji II, III settlements benefited from Ugsh. 114,000/= provided as cash for PSNs to procure household items on their own. Cash transfer and NFIs are both preferred by refugees, so both can go hand in hand. However , caution is made by UNHCR on huge cash transfer that can expose refugees to associated security risk.
o A total of 230 (Refugees-168, Nationl-90) were trained on basic agronomic practices to enhance their skills on vegetable production. The training covered land preparation, nursery bed management, crop management (horticulture), importance of horticultural crops with emphasis on income generation, diseases/pest management weed management, maturity identification of the various horticultural crops, marketing and preservation and post harvesting handlings .
o Provided support to refugees and nationals with assorted vegetable seeds: Beans 300kg, Maize 300kg, cabbage 100, local peas 300kg, onions 120 tins, dodo 150 tins and okra 276 tins, farm tools 1,400 pieces of hoes and 1400 pieces of post-harvest bags to improve on dietary and food security.
Project: Promotion of Value Addition for Agri- Based Livelihood Support (VAALIS)
The project is being implemented in the three Parishes of Paibona in GULU, Pailyec in AMURU and Panyabono in NWOYA District and with cooperative groups each with 150 groups’ members in each site making a total of three cooperatives groups, members with 450 cooperative groups’ members as direct beneficiaries.