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Manhiça Epicenter (Mozambique)


Titre : Manhiça Epicenter (Mozambique)

Région /Pays : Mozambique

Zone d’intervention : Maputo, Mozambique

Dates : 06/23/2008 à 12/31/2019

Throughout Africa, The Hunger Project’s Epicenter Strategy mobilizes the population of a cluster of villages within a 10km radius to create an “epicenter,” or a center from which community-led development emanates to the surrounding areas. Through this fully integrated development strategy, community members establish and manage their own programs to address food security, nutrition, health, education, microfinance, water and sanitation. Epicenters follow four distinct phases over a period of about five to eight years on a path toward to sustainable self-reliance.
Manhiça Epicenter is currently in Phase 3, during which the epicenter community shores up the progress that it has made since its inception, while beginning to plan for a transition to self-reliance. Trainings are led by community-based animators, and epicenter committees manage each program, including budget oversight and leadership transitions. The epicenter strengthens its partnerships, including solidifying and creating an even more powerful partnership with local government. Manhiça epicenter serves 3 villages with a total population of 8,123 women, men and children in the Maputo district of Mozambique.
During 2014, 40 people participated in The Hunger Project food security workshops at Manhiça Epicenter, through which they learn sustainable practices to improve crop yields.

Annonce par : The Hunger Project

Financement : Private donations

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Page publiée le 13 août 2015, mise à jour le 14 avril 2018