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India Development and Relief Fund (IDRF) USA

Partnered with SLCDF

Objectives

Secondary

Primary

Strengthen the vulnerable families through livelihood development enabling to adjust to ‘New Normal’ brought in by COVID 19 pandemic 

  1. To re-establish livelihoods providing startup capital on revolving loan fund for  vulnerable families including Women Headed Households (WHHs), families with children, persons with disabilities, young mothers with children and low-income families 

  2. To provide women and men with more access and support to inputs, services, markets, assets, knowledge/ information and skills  

  3. To improve social and personal relationships which promotes their access to resources, participation in economic sector and their overall well being  

  4. To support productive participation of women and more agency of women in economic sectors  

Target Groups

Direct

Indirect

40 Civil Society Organizations, 40 facilitators established within CSOs, 125 peer educators working with 9,000 Female sex workers, Deserted Women & Single Women, 20 facilitators as trainers to build capacity of female sex workers and peer educators, 40 barefoot nutritionists, 40 lawyers from the Legal Aid Commission, 200 Key government sector officials, 50 political leaders and representatives, 50 community and religious leaders (power holders), 30 schools and school development associations 

Children of beneficiaries 

Project Areas

District

Kandy

Province

Central

Country

SRI LANKA

Started

Expected to End

Estimated 
Amount

Duration

January 2022

February 2024

N/A

24 Months

Livelihood Assistance for Affected Families adjusting to the ‘New Normal’ brought on by COVID 19 pandemic in Kandy District 

Livelihood Assistance for Affected Families adjusting to the ‘New Normal’ brought on by COVID 19 pandemic in Kandy District’ was funded by IDRF USA and directed by SLCDF to empower vulnerable families in the Kandy district to adjust to the ‘New Normal’ brought by the Covid 19 pandemic. The project provided a revolving loan fund and capacity building to the beneficiaries to improve their livelihood development. The project spanned for 2 years. 

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