Poverty Reduction and Economic Empowerement Program III
|Donors||Swedish Mission Council through ADRA Sweden|
|Target Groups||The project targets the above mentioned beneficiaries through the 50 CBOs which have been identified in the four thematic areas of Education, Health and Sustainable Livelihood/Food Security and Economic Development addressed by the program. Advocacy is a cross-cutting issue . The groups include the FAL Instructors’ Associations; the farmers’ groups / associations; IGA groups, Women and Youths Clubs, Community –based Cooperatives and Saving groups / Associations; School Health / HIV&AIDS Clubs, Religious leaders, Associations of people living with HIV/AIDS; Community drama groups with interest in carrying out HIV/AIDS, malaria and sanitation campaigns, among others.|
|Geographical Area||The project is implemented in the four districts of Wakiso, Nakaseke, Luwero and Kamwenge.|
This program is a continuation of the I and II phases. In the two phases, ADRA Uganda mainly used a service delivery approach to start building the community structures in the areas of Education, Food security, HIV/AIDS among others.
This being the last phase of the program ADRA Uganda together with ADRA Sweden saw it very important consolidate the program achievements in the first two phases by putting in place a strengthened vibrant, locally rooted civil society which can be a dynamic actor in social, political and economical development processes to ensure sustainable development.
Immediate objective of the project are:
- CBOs in Kamwenge, Wakiso, Nakaseke and Luwero Districts actively engaged in supporting education programs and influencing policies on allocation, access and utilization of resources in the education sector.
- CBOs in the four program district with competence to support both group and individual livelihood initiatives and influence policies on resource allocation in the sectors of production and marketing.
- Community based health organizations actively engaged in HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Hygiene and Sanitation awareness, prevention and control initiatives and are influencing resource allocation in the health sector.
- ADRA Uganda and her partners have strengthened capacity and engaged in playing the role of a CS actor locally, nationally and internationally in the sectors of health, education and livelihoods.
To achieve the above mentioned objectives ADRA is using the strategies below:
- Advocacy and lobbying
- Capacity Building
- Service Delivery
- Networking and Partnerships
- In addition ADRA is also implementing other crosscutting issues in the areas of Gender, Environmental awareness and protection; Democratization; good governance and human rights.