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Chancho, Ethiopia

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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2012.

Food and Agriculture

  • Provided 200 community members with tools to improve irrigation practices, helping to increase crop yields and improve food security.
  • 109 households received training in improved agricultural practices, including fertilizer preparation and crop protection.
  • Supported 180 households with improved horticultural seeds and 17 households with improved cereal seeds, working to improve crop diversification and production.

Healthcare

  • Worked with community health agencies to immunize over 13,000 woman and children against preventable diseases.

Water and Sanitation

  • Continued to raise awareness of healthy sanitation practices, including proper waste disposal, to reduce the spread of disease.
  • Helped construct a water pipeline, increasing community access to clean water and reducing the prevalence of waterborne illness.
  • Trained 70 community members in water management, working to ensure the sustainability of community water sources.

Education

  • Furnished 17 local schools with classroom materials, helping to improve the learning environment for students.
  • Supported 878 students with school fees enabling them to continue their education.
  • 107 young people participated in leadership training focused on work ethics and effective management skills.
  • Supported 270 orphans and vulnerable children and children with special needs with educational materials and access to healthcare, enabling them to continue attending school.
  • Began construction of a child development center, which will provide a safe place for children to play and learn.

Birthday Celebration

  • Children had fun playing games, telling stories, receiving gifts, and eating treats during their birthday celebration.

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