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Milestones for 2017

Sustainable Livelihoods
  • 636 households managed to improve their incomes above the poverty line.

  • 939 households were able to produce enough food to measure 80% or daily calorie intake.

  • 1035 households were able to increase their incomes from participating in horticultural activities, value chain activities and livestock production.

  • 377 households were able to improve incomes from off-farm activities.

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
  • 4,085 new people accessed clean and safe water.

  • 78 villages were declared open defecation free (ODF) by the Ministry of Health.

  • 22,682 people accessed improved hygiene.

Maternal & Newborn Health
  • 22535 people adopted improved health practices.

  • 2137 women with minimum 4 Antenatal clinic visits.

  • 1924 women delivered in health facilities.

  • 4947 children were fully immunized.

  • 1326 women received folic acid supplementation.

  • 1221 children received Vitamin A supplementation.

  • 1175 adolescents supported with Sexual and Reproductive Health Services.

Disaster Risk Reduction & Humanitarian Response

The following achievements were realized

  • 1020 households reached with small-scale farming.

  • 147 members involved in Camel milk value chain.

  • 6 Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction committees trained.

  • 960 people involved in Self Help Group activities.

  • 80 households supported through re-stocking program (5 goats each).

  • 136 households supported with water (water pan construction).

  • 116 traders trained in livestock marketing.

Child Sponsorship
  • 498 vulnerable children supported.



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How We Work

How We Work

Dorcas operates building the capacities of local partner organisations and funding their relief and development projects.

Our Programmes

Our Programmes

Dorcas supports sustainable livelihoods, health, WASH, child development, social care and disaster management.