Duration                               4 months

Donor                                    Korean National Commission for

Geographical area            Gatsibo District/Kiramuruzi Sector

Project Goal: The Project aims to supplement insufficient textbooks for learners and to promote literacy-teaching skills for literacy education facilitators (hereinafter referred to as ‘facilitators’) at Kiramuruzi Sector

Duration                               6 Months

Donor:                                   ADRA International

Geographical area:            Kamonyi, Ruhango and Karongi districts

Project goal: Enhance the capacity of widow’s in Kamonyi, Ruhango and Karongi districts to alleviate poverty

Duration                               6 Months

Donor:                                   IOM

Geographical area:            Rusizi

Project goal: Conducting a detailed assessment for water rehabilitation in Nyarushishi, Rusizi District.

Project Duration                9 months

Donor                                    UNICEF

Geographical area             Kicukiro, Ruhango, Ngoma, Nyamagabe, Nyamasheke, Nyarugenge Rwamagana, Gicumbi, Kamonyi, Nyabihu

Project Summary:

  1. Construction of 3 ECD and F centers located in Kicukiro, Ruhango and Ngoma Districts
  2. Construction of 1 early childhood development center, improvement of 1 early childhood development center and improvement of 1 primary school in refugee camps located in Gatsibo, Gisagara and Nyamagabe district respectively.
  3. Improvement of 9 ECD and F centers and 6 pre-primary schools located in Bugesera, Gakenke, Gasabo, Gicumbi, Kamonyi, Kicukiro, Ngoma, Nyabihu, Nyamagabe, Nyamasheke, Nyarugenge and Rwamagana Districts.

Project Duration                November 2013 to December 2016

Donor                                    Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands through UNICEF

Geographical area            Gatsibo and Kamonyi District

Target Beneficiaries: The targeted beneficiaries are 13,888 <5 children, 17,360 pregnant and lactating women.

Project goal: To contribute to the reduction of stunting rates of children under-five in Rwanda from 44% in 2010 to 24.5% by 2017 in accordance to the 2013 HSSP III.

Project Objective: To improve the nutritional status of under-twos and pregnant women, premised on the importance of the first thousand days (pregnancy through to two years of age) in combating stunting or chronic malnutrition through a coordinated and aligned multi-sector sectoral approach.

Project summary: ADRA Rwanda will support the Government of Rwanda’s multi- sectorial efforts to fight malnutrition in all sectors of Gatsibo district over a period of 3.2 years starting from Nov. 2013. A total of 13,888 children under the age of two and 17,360 pregnant and lactating women will benefit from the project.

According to the most recent Rwanda DHS survey, 2010, the prevalence of chronic malnutrition (stunting) among children is alarmingly high at 55%. The programme aims to tackle the crippling issue of chronic malnutrition by improve the nutritional status of under-twos and pregnant women, premised on the importance of the first thousand days (pregnancy through to two years of age) in combating stunting or chronic malnutrition through a coordinated and aligned multi-sector sectoral approach.

The model the programme is promoting aims to provide evidence that an effective combination of interventions can be delivered and brought to scale by government in conjunction with other local stakeholders.

Project Duration                June 2010 to December 2016

Donor                                   DANIDA through ADRA Denmark

Geographical area             Karongi and Nyamasheke District in the Western Province, Nyagatare District in the Eastern Province,

Kamonyi and Muhanga Districts/Southern Province.

Target Beneficiaries: 550 Community Based Groups and Cooperatives in the area of operation. 16,450 women/ 17,016 men

Project Goal: A strengthened, vibrant and locally rooted civil society in Rwanda that is a dynamic actor in social, political and economic processes in order to enhance sustainable development processes

 Project Summary: The Action for Social Change goal is to effect a strengthened vibrant, locally rooted civil society in Rwanda which can be a dynamic actor in social, political and economical development processes in areas of formal and non-formal education, livelihood and food security, and health. ASC works with community based groups and cooperatives that are at different levels of development. The strategy of Action for social change is the use of communication as a tool for social change. Through the Action for Social Change ADRA Rwanda has been able to observe and witness social and individual change. The beneficiaries are taught: a) how to improve their production and productivity in agriculture, b) health by preventing diseases including HIV/AIDS; c) advocacy; d) education through FAL and catch-up program.

Project Duration                2013-2015

Donor                                   ADRA Sweden through ADRA AFRO

Geographical area             7 fields of the SDA Church

Target beneficiaries: 187,604 beneficiaries, 60 ToT trained, 2345 counselors, 31 cooperatives are active, and 42 pastors and spouses have been trained. 41,320 beneficiaries were counseled last year. 62 cooperative leaders were trained.

Project Goal: Training of trainers for counselor preparation in Africa.

Project Summary: The project trains ToTs, counselors, offer counseling support to beneficiaries nationwide. Offer Income generation Agricultural support to cooperatives. Train pastors and spouses, leaders of cooperatives committees established and linked with health centers in each of the five sectors.

Project Duration                July 2014 to June 2017

Donor                                    Canadian Food grains Bank through
ADRA Canada

Geographical area            Eastern Province, Kayonza District,
Ndego Sector

Target Beneficiaries: 2,050 households (approx. 12,300 individuals)

Project goal: Improved nutrition for at least 2050 HH members, particularly pregnant and lactating mothers and children under the age of 5, in the Ndego sector of Kayonza district

Project Objective: Reduce acute malnutrition among targeted: girls and boys under the age of five pregnant women, and lactating women. Decrease prevalence of malnutrition-related diseases among women, men, girls and boys.

Project summary: The project will target households with the highest risk of acute malnutrition, specifically those with children under 5 years of age, and pregnant and lactating women. In total, the project will target at least 2,050 households most vulnerable to acute malnutrition (approximately 60% of all households in Ndego sector).

  1. The final beneficiary household selection will be conducted based on the following priority criteria: Priority 1: HHs with at least one child < 5 with current acute malnutrition
  2. Priority 2: HHs with at least one child <5 with stunted growth
  3. Priority 3: HHs with pregnant women or lactating mothers who are acutely malnourished
  4. Priority 4: HHs with a child or pregnant/lactating woman acutely malnourished during past 24 months
  5. Priority 5: HHs with a child or pregnant/lactating woman with other vulnerabilities that put them at high risk for acute malnutrition (HHs from the poorest category; HHs with limited access to land etc.)
  6. All above listed categories will be considered for households selected in the Ndego sector, and will be assessed based on the existing screening methods for acute malnutrition. The selection process will also include HHs with children and women with untreated acute malnutrition (since the existing system includes only children and women treated for malnutrition).
  7. 86 community health workers (CHWs) will also directly benefit from the proposed project through training and equipment for conducting the Growth Monitoring and Promotion sessions (GMPs).