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Agriculture

Construction of a bridge across Fobenga river

The Problem The village of Fobenga-Tierrou has a population of 1603 inhabitants.  There is a river separating the village in two which prevents students on the East bank from accessing the SEN school in the rainy season. This forces children to stay home when there is rain, missing out on valuable education time. Likewise, when…

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Agriculture

Farmer-led Agro Ecological Livelihoods in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, subsistence agriculture and animal husbandry are the foundation of the national economy. The productivity of this farming system depends mainly on rainfall, which has fast declined in recent decades. As a result, an increasing number of rural households are facing chronic food and nutrition insecurity. How are we helping? We are working…

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Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture for Visually Impaired Students

Project goals : The overall objective is to contribute to sustainable food production and promote a quality diet at a reduced cost for the blind learners. The savings made from reduced expenditure on food will enable the school maintain the school fees at a minimum level, affordable by the poor parents hence encouraging them to…

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Agriculture

Sustain for Life’s Early Projects

Kawempe Economic Rehabilitation for Sex Workers Sustain for Life funded the first year of a pilot project originally devised by Plan UK to provide young girls engaged in commercial sex work with the skills to find alternative means to support themselves.  The project targeted female sex workers between the ages of 13 and 25 years. Major activities included forming…

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Agriculture

Bwindi Community Hospital Feeding Programme

Since 2007, Sustain for Life has worked closely with Bwindi Community Hospital in southwest Uganda, providing support in a variety of ways, including sponsoring a feeding programme for its valuable staff members.  We are currently looking at other ways in which we can support the hospital, including creating a subsidised feeding programme for all in-patients and developing gardens on-site…

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Agriculture

Victory Nursery and Primary School, Uganda

Victory Nursery and Primary School is located in rural Uganda on the edge of the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the endangered mountain gorillas. When we first visited the school in 2011 we were shocked at what we saw. The children’s uniforms were in tatters, their classrooms and other facilities were in disrepair and…

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