Kachere Development Program

Chipata

Province

The Church of the Province of Central Africa

Diocese

Eastern Zambia

Goal

* Integrating into the mainstream young women and girls involved in commercial sex work. 

* Providing pastoral care and support for the hard to reach.

* Running support systems such as training in skills for tailoring, jewelry making, poultry rearing and peanut butter making so people can generate an income.

Activity

* Engaging hard to reach people, including former sex workers who are considered the most at risk populations into training programmes in sustainable livelihood and survival skills.

* Running a child focused programme and an integrated health and development model. 

Outcomes

Our outcomes include:

* Supporting 415 orphans and vulnerable children in primary and secondary school and colleges

* Improving sanitation for 1,200 pupils in two schools through the construction of 35 ventilated improved pit latrines.

* Providing safe and clean drinking water to 400 households

* Empowering 640 women in social, economic and political development, which has enhanced household economic status for female-headed households

* Supporting 600 people living with HIV

* 100 girls withdrawn from commercial sex work

* 80 fish farmers trained and empowered for sustainable livelihood.

Main language

English