Pader

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Projects operating in Pader, Uganda
LWF first opened a field office in Pader in January 2007 to supplement the support services being provided to the IDPs from the prolonged conflict between the Government of Uganda and the LRA. Since the security situation began improving in 2006, LWF has expanded its services to include:

 


Energy
Locations: Kitum and Pader

Funded by: European Union through the Church of Sweden

This project aims to increase access to modern, affordable and sustainable energy services by focusing on renewable energy solutions and measures through the following activities:

  • Trainings of LWF staff, CERPs and community members on energy saving cooking practices, nutrition, natural resource management, nursery bed, woodlot and orchard establishment and management
  • Trainings and constructions of Rocket Lorena Stoves
  • Establishment of school eco clubs
  • Distribution of seedlings

 


Women’s Bank

Funded by: FinnChurchAid


This project is working with women groups and individuals to help them put the acquired entrepreneurship skills to use and support the development of their communities to enjoy the right to dignified livelihoods. Activities implemented include:

  • Identification, formation and training of women groups on entrepreneurship and business planning, family planning, value addition, VSLAs
  • Support women income generating schemes/projects
  • Train women leaders on advocacy and women rights

 


Linking Relief Rehabilitation to Development
Funded by: FinnChurchAid

This project is working towards the successful resettlement and improved well-being of formally internally displaced communities in northern Uganda through the following projects:

  • Drilling and rehabilitation of boreholes
  • Construction and protection of shallow wells and rainwater harvesting tanks
  • Promotion of hygiene through community health clubs
  • Facilitation of hygiene competitions
  • Awareness raising on the effects of environmental degradation and disaster preparedness and protection
  • Support farmers in establishment of tree nurseries and commercial farming enterprises
  • Train farmers in VSLA, marketing and business development



Community Based Supplementary Feeding Programme
Funded by: World Food Programme

This project aims to address malnutrition in the region. By providing food supplements for the malnourished, monitoring their health and forming support groups of the caregivers, this model promotes improved nutrition practices within the communities. Specifically the program includes the following activities:

  • Health outreaches
  • Nutritional food distributions
  • Training of VHT on identification, referral and management of malnourished children
  • Support for caregivers groups
  • Demonstrations on how to enrich food with local ingredients
 

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