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Jile Timuga, 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.

Community Development

  • 93 community members participated in education sessions on nonviolent conflict resolution, equipping them to promote peace-building in the community.

Economic Development

  • Offered skills training for young people to learn how to operate a motor vehicle and get a drivers' license, equipping them to find jobs in public transportation.

Food and Agriculture

  • Worked with community members to construct an irrigation system and provided a water pump, as a result 3,867 households are now able to irrigate crops.
  • Provided 178 households with agricultural inputs such as tomato, ginger, sweet potato, and onion seeds.
  • 34 farmers received training in livestock disease prevention and management and were equipped with necessary medications.

Healthcare

  • Constructed 4 local shelters to provide vulnerable children with a safe place to stay, as a result 1,000 orphans and vulnerable children received nutrition and educational support, as well as clothing.
  • 120 members of community care coalitions received training to provide orphans and vulnerable children and people living with HIV and AIDS with physical and emotional support.

Water and Sanitation

  • Helped construct 4 water collection points and a reservoir, improving access to clean water for 12,711 community members.
  • Worked to improve community sanitation practices by constructing a public latrine and shower, as well as two incinerators for waste disposal.
  • Formed 7 new water management committees to raise awareness of water usage and manage clean water sources.

Education

  • Helped construct a new block of classrooms and renovate a local school, increasing access to education for 1,000 students.
  • Equipped 5 adult education centers with blackboards and school books, and provided training for instructors to ensure the quality of education.
  • Provided 20 local schools with desks, bookshelves, and reference books, benefiting 4,260 students.
  • Supported 173 disabled children with school uniforms, educational fees, and nutritious meals, working to improve their quality of life.

Birthday Celebration

  • Children enjoyed storytelling, puzzles, and treats during the celebration.

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