Canadian Physicians for Aid & Relief
Primary School Rainwater Harvesting
Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $18,482 | Funded in 2008/2009
The Primary School Rainwater Harvesting program works with school communities to secure continual access to safe water in a context of East African climate change effects. The installation of rainwater harvesting tanks harnesses the predicted increases in precipitation to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change in that region.
Farmers First Project
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $10,357 | Funded in 2009/2010
The Farmers First project will use the “Farmer Field Schools” program to prepare trainers to meet with farmers to improve their production methods from planting to harvesting. Farmers will be encouraged in these “schools without walls” to build on their existing knowledge through experimentation and discovery. Approximately 1,500 households will benefit from this project (especially women, children and those living with HIV/AIDS) in Karatu and Bunda.
Farmer’s First Project
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12,745 | Funded in 2010/2011
The Farmer’s First project supports vulnerable households, with a focus on women-headed households and those affected by HIV. This project will work on improving their food security while managing their natural resources sustainably.
Farmers First Program
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12,277 | Funded in 2011/2012
CPAR’s Farmers First program is supporting women-headed and HIV-affected households to increase and diversify their food production, storage and processing capacities. It is also working with these 1,500 households to increase their incomes and their budgeting capacities and therefore their food supply.
Strengthening Local Capacity to Deliver Improved Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Care.
Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
CPAR seeks to reduce maternal, infant and child morbidity and mortality rates in Bunda District, Tanzania by Strengthening Local Capacity to Deliver Improved Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Care.
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12,972 | Funded in 2012/2013
Through formation of both gender balanced and women’s only Farmers Field Schools, Farmers First supports vulnerable households, with a focus on women headed households and households affected by HIV, to increase and diversify their food production, to improve their food storage and processing capacities, to improve their planning and budgeting capacity, to increase their income and thereby to improve their food security while managing their natural resources sustainably.
Women-Led Community Food Security and Nutrition in Dibate
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $9841 | Funded in 2013-14
The project aims to improve agricultural productivity and nutrition through improved production, savings and marketing practices among female and male farmers participating in farmer-led Farmer Field Schools. The emphasis is on strengthening control of women farmers over cash and resources, and improving consumption and nutrition at the household level.
Women –Led Community Food Security in Dibate
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $9,690 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to strengthen year round food security and nutritional status of 378 farming households. It plans to establish 7 Farmer Field Schools for 150 farmers to provide skills development and technical support on conservation practices. MCIC funding will contribute toward establishing 1 community tree nursery site in which using conservation agriculture will lead to improved soil and land rehabilitation; and the production of 150,000 indigenous and multipurpose tree seedlings.
Integrated Sanitation and Hygiene Initiative
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Malawi | Amount: $11,281 | Funded in 2018-2019
This project will increase coverage of, and access to, sanitation and hygiene services. It will also strengthen district capacity to manage sanitation and hygiene interventions in Kasungu, Nkhatabay and Mzimba districts.