Countries: Bhutan Duration: 2020 - 2025 (AFoCO/017/2020) Goal & Objectives. 96. Most villagers cultivate rice on small scale basis but the quality is low due to poor milling facility. The program runs in collaboration with community-based organizations. This is under process in one cluster. Countries: Myanmar Duration: 2020 - 2023 (AFoCO/015/2020) Goal & Objectives. Improved patronage and consumption of locally produced rice and drastic reduction in the demand for and consumption of imported rice and generally the reduction in the price of table rice in the local and regional market. Divya Jyoti Mahila Vikash (DJMV) is a nonprofit community based organization working towards women empowerment, education and livelihood promotion. First, it supports microenterprises to become organizationally and economically viable. Programs & Projects. This was responsible for the high demand for, and high cost of imported rice in the area. Consequently, the project aims to establish a standard rice milling plant in the area that is capable of drastically reducing stones, foreign bodies and breakages in locally produced rice. 302, 3rd Cross, 9H Main Road, HRBR Layout 1st Block. Under this, series of interface between government line department officials and the farmers were organized. Improved documentation of lessons learned right from the take-off of the project, particularly in the implementation of the adoption of better and modern industrial rice milling methods, management, marketing and the implementation of industry best practices for rice processing. Consequently, the demand for rice in the area is very high but this demand has remained largely unmet. In Bargarh district of Odisha, 600 small and marginal farmers under 4 Farmers Producers Organizations (FPOs), have received support for creation of Custom Hiring Centers, Seed Bank and Tool Banks. The Sustainable Livelihood Program, also known as SLP, is a community-based program, which provides capacity building to improve the program participants’ socio-economic status. Through these initiatives, PMC is espousing the view that the Company is more than just an “obligated provider” but in fact a partner for development. 3. As this region is drought prone, farmers were finding it hard to stick to traditional paddy cultivation. Capacity building workshop, technical assistance and the production and distribution of fliers to create awareness about the project. Community-Based Livelihood – Farm and Non Farm Sectors Through this program, CORD is working to integrate marginalized people into the mainstream economy by exploring various livelihood avenues and nurturing their skills and capacities by strengthening their group dynamics, product dynamics and marketing dynamics. Under this, series of interface between government line department officials and the farmers were organized. Livelihood strategy Livelihood strategy approach to community-based planning and assessment: a case study of Molas, Indonesia Jennifer Walker, Bruce Mitchell and Susan Wismer A livelihood strategy is an organized set of life-style choices, goals and values, and activities influenced by biophysical, political/legal, econo- Our work includes increasing the capacities of families so that they can support the basic needs of their children in the long term. Sustainable Community-Based Enterprises for Improved Livelihood in Bhutan. Output 4.1 A local level participatory M&E System for monitoring of community-based interventions on the ground designed. The livelihood program in Barangay San Miguel started in February 2014. The Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) is a community-based capacity building program that seeks to improve the program participants’ socio-economic status. Empowering Communities Through Community Based Livelihood Projects! Please uncheck here if you do not want this to happen.. Component 4: Knowledge management and M&E. 1. Farmers were trained and assisted by government extension workers and researchers from the district agro-science center on scientific methods of cultivating and growing vegetables . This process helped farmers receive transparent and accurate information directly from the government officials. As farmers started coming together regularly, Rise Against Hunger India helped 20 farmers with demonstration plots to grow vegetables for commercial purposes. A recent community needs assessment report on the affected communities, that is, the project target area reveals that: 1. Villar, chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Food and Environment and Natural Resources, said community-based livelihood projects help workers have a steady source of income amid the current coronavirus crisis. It is imbued with potentials to improve the capacity, skill, knowledge and standard of living of rural communities through the engaging of individual low-income rice farmers, rural women, vulnerable youths and children in the 22 project target rural communities as well as the communities itself in collective capacity for productive, income generating, and poverty alleviation purposes. Rice is their staple diet. They must remain open to new ideas and ready to adapt to changing needs of those served by the project. With vegetable cultivation, farmers have been able to generate profits ranging from 15,000 to 20,000 Rupees per acre. 3. It encourages the use of modern technologies such as solar energy to generate power for the plant, rice milling machine, dryer, washing machine, de-stoning machine, weighing scale, and bag sealing machine for solving mankind’s pressing problem of our time such as unemployment, hunger, poverty, food insecurity, diseases and the likes of it. Does your project seek to have an impact on public policy? However, the quality of locally produced rice remains low and laden with stones, foreign bodies and breakages due to the absence of a standard rice milling facility. While providing immediate food aid and creating safety-nets for the vulnerable groups has been one of its core program areas, Rise Against Hunger India has also been working towards empowering communities to achieve sustainable food security. Partnerships will facilitate this leaning process, and help actualize the long-term goal of the project. Rise Against Hunger India, in partnership with Society for Action in Community Health (SACH), has supported farmers with 5,000 banana saplings and 19,000 pineapple saplings to grow as commercial crop in Jirang Block, Ri-Bhoi District, Meghalaya. Fourthly, this will engender improved technical capacity as evidenced in the adoption of modern rice milling technologies by these rural communities for productive and income generating purposes. The demand for table rice in the area is very high. Again, it is trite that every good project proposal requires adequate fund, sufficient human and material resources, sound accounting and management procedures, good public and human relations, effective marketing strategies and team work or healthy working relationship amongst project participants to succeed. In addition, the project must utilize volunteers who are students, farmers, extension workers, and professionals. This is a sample grant proposal to assist small NGOs to understand proposal writing and project planning. It also aims inter alia to build the capacity of rice farmers, increase the patronage and consumption of locally produced rice by members of the communities and drastically reduce the demand for and consumption of imported rice and generally to reduce the price of table rice in the local and regional market. This document dated June 2002 is provided for the ADB project 34207-022 in Cambodia. Under the guidance and technical advice of Krishivigyan Kendra (KVK – agricultural science center), saplings suitable for the hilly terrains were selected. How did you first hear about Changemakers? Does your organization have a non-monetary partnerships with government? Mrs. Joy Eze is the social innovator behind this project. The information you provide here will be used to fill in any parts of your profile that have been left blank, such as interests, organization information, and website. No contact information will be made public. How long has this organization been operating? Improved management capacity, improved rice production, processing, milling and marketing skills, knowledge and capacity for low-income rice farmers in the project target communities. With vegetable cultivation, farmers have been able to generate profits ranging from 15,000 to 20,000 Rupees per acre. It will strengthen the communities’ economic and food security aspirations, create job opportunities for the jobless; reduce rural to urban migration, the incidence of crime and anti-social behaviors such as prostitution, and promote HIV/AIDS prevention in the communities. It is the time when parent and youth group members can demonstrate the concepts of group cohesiveness, mutual support and cooperation, trust and resolution of conflict, planning and problem solving. 4. Programs & Projects. In the first phase of the project, 200 families have been provided with goats. The volunteers must have as their main interest, the serving of the community, not making money or advancing their careers. TCL focuses on promoting community based livelihood, ensuring quality education in primary schools and entitlement support to migrants of poor in rural and urban spaces in 10 blocks of Bahraich and Shrawasti districts of Uttar Pradesh.TCL also works with other NGOs to facilitate extension of its learning … Rice is the staple diet for women, youths and children in these communities. The demand for imported rice in the area is very high despite the high cost of the product. Livelihood for every family in a community means to increase income that translates to food, education, healthcare, and asset creation. With support from some corporate donors, SACH was able to install a banana-chip making unit. Livelihood projects, like small businesses, help community members access vital streams of supplementary income. Partnerships are vital to the success of this project because through co-operation, it becomes possible for people, particularly low-income rice farmers, as in the instant case, to work together successfully, for an individual to help lift another person out of poverty whilst trying to lift himself/herself out of poverty and/or for the members of the co-operative to collectively lift themselves as well as their communities out of poverty through co-operative enterprises. PROJECT SUMMARY . They have now  taken up climate-friendly millet cultivation in their villages which is turning out to be commercially very profitable, compared to other crops (in terms of cost vs outputs, finger-millet has proven to be the best crop for the region). Recruitment and training of volunteers. The initial results have been extremely positive – this region being drought prone, many farmers had almost abandoned their farm. It will inspire change in the communities and make the communities stronger than what it used to be prior to the introduction of the project. Strong Communities: Engaging Citizens, Strengthening Place, Inspiring Change. Share Tweet Whatsapp Email. These programs are intended to be the engine room for future community development, outlasting the life of the mine. The initial results have been extremely positive – this region being drought prone, many farmers had almost abandoned their farm. This is because it will lower the price of table rice in the communities, help add value to locally produced rice so that it can compete favorably with imported rice in the local and regional markets, and consumption and over-dependence on imported rice will diminish and more and more people will become proud to patronize, purchase and consume locally produced rice instead of imported rice. This project will establish standard rice milling plant and improve the capacity of these low-income rice farmers. Before scaling up on this, it is essential to get ready with other support areas such as marketing, processing, cold-storage and other facilities. Improved quality of locally produced rice, improved income for families, enhanced job opportunities for the jobless and vulnerable youths, and improved standard of living for rural communities. Most villagers engage in small-scale rice farming. What would prevent your project from being a success? However, we do not claim this sample to be perfect and should not be copied as it is. Livelihood programs by the Center for Empowerment and Resource Development, Inc. (CERD Inc.). Establishment of a standard rice milling plant in the project target area, How many people will your project serve annually? What was the defining moment that you led to this innovation? It brings in the climate change lens into the NRLM and aims to strengthen community based climate planning and adaptation measures into the sustainable livelihood program. 53 Livelihood Program (Goat Dispersal) 47,500.00 completed 54 Livelihood Program (Swine Dispersal) 232,750.00 completed 55 Livelihood Program (Food Processing Utensils For Catering) 475,000.00 on-going Page 7 of 22 Before scaling up on this, it is essential to get ready with other support areas such as marketing, processing, cold-storage and other facilities. Does your organization have a non-monetary partnerships with NGOs? 2. This project aims to establish a standard rice milling plant to boost the quality and quantity of locally produced rice, build the capacity, and improve the standard of living of low-income rice farmers in the area. In 20 drought-prone villages of Balangir and Bargarh Districts, Odisha 798 farmers were organized into five clusters to make government services accessible to the farmers. Secondly, family income, job opportunities and the standard of living of the rural communities will receive a big boost. The income of goat farmers is expected to grow by 90 percent through scientific management of goats. The Community-based Livelihood Support for Urban Poor Project grant agreement was signed in April 2013 and, after preparatory work, is being officially launched today with a series orientation and training sessions aimed at community organizations. Other farmers have expressed interest to move to horticulture as well. With these efforts, each farmer in these remote and hilly villages is now able to cumulatively earn around 30,000 to 50,000 Rupees in a year only from these crops. Livelihood Support Program PhP 15,000.00 Social Preparation, Capability Building, Community Strengthening and Community Support Programs 7,000.00 TOTAL PhP 22,000.00 Approved cost allocation in the Housing Program Partner-Agencies / % of admin cost ** * PhP 595 Million is the total admin cost for Yolanda ** PhP 20.878 Million The community as well as individual low-income rice farmers in the area must support the project. Community Based Programs Community-based Training for Enterprise development Program is primarily addressed to the poor and marginal groups, those who cannot access, or are not accessible by formal training provisions. The three most important actions needed to grow this project as well as the organization are as follows: 1. Thirdly, there will be glaring improvement in the patronage and consumption of locally produced rice and drastic reduction in the demand for and consumption of imported rice and generally the price of table rice in the local and regional market will be lowered. This project is not different. Sample Grant Proposal: Sustainable Livelihood Development. Model Forest for Livelihood Improvement of Forest Dependent Communities through Development of Community-based Enterprise and Forest Conservation in Myanmar. What is the average monthly household income in your target community, in US Dollars? This project is in its second year, and despite some initial implementation challenges, it is looking very promising. Government policies becoming averse to project activities and failure to co-operate on the part of low-income rice farmers may thwart these efforts. Consequently, the demand for rice in the area is very high but this demand has remained largely unmet. They have low skills, limited management abilities, and have few economic options. But its demand has remained largely unmet. Box 3665, Enugu 400001, Nigeria. Many farmers were deprived of the benefits offered by the government due to lack of adequate information. Terms & Privacy Policy | Feedback. Farmers are now able to access these machines and tools, and other shared resources at a nominal cost . We facilitate training opportunities in technical skills like rug weaving, swine (pig) fattening, organic farming and other small business ventures. These farmers are in the process of forming a local level federation to collectively market their goats (Goats will be graded and rated scientifically so that market price will be fixed for each one). “When I walk, I heard its broken sound and I feel painful,” said Nguyen. 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