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2018

LIVELIHOOD ADVANCEMENT OF MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS (LAMP) AFGHANISTAN

Afghanistan

Titre : LIVELIHOOD ADVANCEMENT OF MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS (LAMP) AFGHANISTAN

Pays : Afghanistan

Durée : May 2018 – May 2022

Descriptif
The goal of the LAMP Project is to create sustainable jobs and livelihoods for internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees, and host communities in five target urban centers in Afghanistan.
LAMP is designed to create sustainable jobs and livelihoods for a total of 3,800 local beneficiaries in five target urban centers : two in Kabul, one in Ghazni, one in Khost, and one in Mazar-e-Sharif through four job creation components : (1) high-value vegetables, (II) livestock and poultry, (III) vocational training, and (IV) life skills training.

Activités
Provide access to 3,800 sustainable jobs and livelihoods to IDPs and returnees (of whom 50 percent will be women and youth) in the five urban centers.

These jobs and livelihoods include : * 800 Greenhouse PG (Producer Group) members * 1,000 Livestock and Poultry PG members * 600 vocational training graduates/employment and business services recipients 1,400 high school/university graduates with life skills training * Help IDP/returnee populations gain access to formal finance institutions such as traditional banks and/or micro-finance organizations and establish Village Savings & Loan Association (VSLA) Groups * Better educate IDPs/returnees on how to mobilize and engage representatives of local government, ministries, private sector, and NGOs to obtain access to social services, citizens’ rights, and representation

Budget  : $9 Million

Agence de Développement International du Gouvernement des Etats Unis (USAID)

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