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INTEGRATED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Integrated Community Development in Hambantota and Adjoining Districts was funded by HOPE International Development Agency and spearheaded by SLCDF to improve the economic and social conditions of vulnerable families and to improve the capacity of the District Consortia and partner NGO’s. The project spanned over 2 years. 

HOPE International Development Agency

Partnered with SLCDF

Objectives

Primary

Secondary

Strengthen the capacity of DC and Partner Organizations and improve economic and social condition of vulnerable families. 

  1. To build resilience in the vulnerable segments to cope with the ill effects of Climate Change sweeping across Sri Lanka especially by introducing Climate Smart Agriculture to the community through eco-agriculture, eco-entrepreneurship and green initiatives to the community in four districts.  

  2. To strengthen four district consortia and their partner organizations to create awareness on COVID 19 effects among community and introduce good health practices and preparation of healthy family meal to the community.   

  3. Establishing livelihoods through revolving loan fund (RLF) for 413 most vulnerable families including young mothers, women headed households and families of persons with disabilities.  

  4. To encourage avoiding use of agrochemicals and inorganic fertilizer in agriculture  

  5. To strengthen the links and create marketing hubs for the rural producer to fetch fairer prices for their production   

  6. To provide opportunities for value addition and thereby realizing sizeable gains by way of higher productivity, and improved incomes  

  7. To build resilience in the vulnerable segments to cope with the ill effects of Climate Change sweeping across Sri Lanka especially by introducing Climate Smart Agriculture to the community through eco-agriculture, eco-entrepreneurship and green initiatives to the community in four districts.  

  8. To strengthen four district consortia and their partner organizations to create awareness on COVID 19 effects among community and introduce good health practices and preparation of healthy family meal to the community.   

  9. Establishing livelihoods through revolving loan fund (RLF) for 413 most vulnerable families including young mothers, women headed households and families of persons with disabilities.  

  10. To encourage avoiding use of agrochemicals and inorganic fertilizer in agriculture  

  11. To strengthen the links and create marketing hubs for the rural producer to fetch fairer prices for their production   

  12. To provide opportunities for value addition and thereby realizing sizeable gains by way of higher productivity, and improved incomes  

Target Groups

Direct

4 DC’s, 32 NGO’s that are members of the 4 DC’s, 413 vulnerable families 

Project Areas

District

Hambantota

 Galle

Matara

 Monaragala 

Province

Country

Southern

 Uva 

SRI LANKA

Started

Expected to End

Estimated 
Amount

Duration

21 January 2022

January 2027

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