2016 -2018

  • Ntengwe for Community Development expands to Lupane district with a focus on Food Security and Agriculture to provide food assistance through unconditional cash transfers to the most vulnerable households while at the same time builds the community capacity to restore lost productive assets at the household level.
  • Ntengwe for Community Development facilitates block grants in support of school infrastructure and equipment to give disadvantaged orphans and vulnerable children the opportunity to finalize their education in lieu of school fees.
  • Foundational literacy and numeracy for reintegration is provided to 200 vulnerable children (7 to 20 years) per year who have dropped out and never gone to school using the “School-in-a-bag” approach which is driven by trained community based volunteers.
  • Sport for Change (SFC) tournaments are rolled out within schools to increase community awareness, build assertiveness in children and promote interaction with parents, police and leaders.
  • Youths including young mothers receive vocational and entrepreneurial skills building.
  • We directly reached more children and families through our child protection policy and strong referral systems have been established.
  • More resilience and adaptation strategies are led by grassroots women through the Community Resilience Fund.
  • Ntengwe for Community Development launched the localization of the Sustainable Development Goals, the New Urban Agenda and Sendai Framework for Action led by grassroots women.