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  • 1. The Food for Progress Partnership * MalawiThe Food for Progress Partnership * Malawiovember2008ovember2008
  • 2. The Food for Progress PartnershipThe Food for Progress PartnershipPPART ERS I THEART ERS I THE PPROJECTROJECTUnited States Department of Agriculture (USDA)United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)Planet Aid, Inc.Planet Aid, Inc.The Government of MalawiThe Government of MalawiAmerican Soybean Association / WISHHAmerican Soybean Association / WISHHDAPP MalawiDAPP MalawiPresented ovember 2008
  • 3. We are pleased to present the key results of the projectsunder the “Food for Progress Partnership” betweenPlanet Aid, Inc. and the USDA – 20 months after theofficial launch in March 2007.As an introduction we will briefly sum up the mainobjectives of the Partnership.The Food for Progress PartnershipIntroduction
  • 4. Objective 1 * Agricultural DevelopmentEstablish 240 Farmers Clubs with 12,000 members toincrease net earnings by at least 30%.Objective 2 * HIV/AIDS Prevention and CareCover a population of 400,000 people of which240,000 will be reached with individualcounseling for behavior change through the programcalled “TCE - Total Control of the Epidemic.”The Food for Progress PartnershipExpected Outcomes over 3 years
  • 5. Objective 3 * Teacher TrainingSupport the training of 210 rural primary schoolteachers in Malawi at DAPP’s Teacher TrainingColleges.Construct and start operating a new Teacher TrainingCollege in Shire Highlands Educational Division andsupport the training of 92 student teachers.Objective 4 * utritionAmerican Soybean Association to carry out nutritiontraining for 200 Field Officers and 150 students.The Food for Progress PartnershipExpected Outcomes over 3 years
  • 6. Progress to DateThe Food for Progress PartnershipProgress Report
  • 7. Expected outcome over 3 years240 Farmers Clubs established – with 12,000 small-scale farmers as membersandimprove crop yield by 35%improve income per farmer by 50%decrease harvest loss by 30%increase crop variety by 20%improve water access by 20%The Food for Progress PartnershipFarmers Clubs
  • 8. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers ClubOrganizing the 12,000 members into clubs, which areworking closely together and exchanging experiences,is a key factor in achieving good results.
  • 9. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers ClubCrop yield has improved by 22%.
  • 10. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers ClubThe significantimprovement inaccess to water isan important factorin increasing cropyield and income.
  • 11. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers ClubThe members’ income has also increased due toother interventions such as fire wood saving stoves.
  • 12. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers ClubThe variety in crops has increased by 60%.
  • 13. Access to water for irrigation and drinking has improved by250% via rope pumps and motorized water pumps.The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers Club
  • 14. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Farmers Club8,900 of the farmers have enough food for their families.
  • 15. Expected Results over 3 YearsEstablish and operate 4 TCE Areas covering 400,000 people.Reach at least 60% of the target population with individualcounseling.Create demands and access to health services on a local level -e.g. VCT, PMTCT, ARV’s etc.Mobilize 1,000 Passionates to be active in the fight againstHIV/AIDS.The Food for Progress PartnershipTotal Control of the Epidemic
  • 16. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * TCEThe 200 Field Officers have reached 423,451individuals, meeting them in their homes.
  • 17. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * TCE28,780volunteers havebeen mobilized.They are nowtrained as “laycounselors”prepared tosustain theachievementswhen the projectends.
  • 18. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * TCE1,000 various types ofyouth clubs havestarted and are run bythe “Passionates”.The activities are many- from HIV/AIDSawareness, incomegeneration to sport anddrama.
  • 19. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * TCE152,550 people have gone for HIV-testing and know theirstatus.
  • 20. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * TCE19,690 pregnant women have been referred for “PregnantMother-to-Child Transmission” advice.
  • 21. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * TCE590 vegetables gardens have been established by the“Passionates” running Positive Living Clubs.
  • 22. Expected Results over 3 Years210 teachers will graduate from or will be studyingat the Teacher Training College of Chilangoma.7,500 children in rural areas have received lessons.A new Teacher Training College inShire Highlands will be constructed and equipped.92 students will be enrolled at the new TeacherTraining College supported by theUSDA agreement - but will graduate after theproject period.The Food for Progress PartnershipTeacher Training
  • 23. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingDuring the project period 240 student teachershave been or are still being supported.
  • 24. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingGraduates and student teachers in their practice periodare teaching 16,000 pupils in rural primary schools.
  • 25. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingBoth graduates and student teachers are alsoteaching after normal school hours and thusreaching another 3,600 children.
  • 26. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingThe students are using computers for studiesat the College. From a database the studentspick and solve tasks from the curriculum.
  • 27. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to date * Teacher TrainingThe expansion of Chilangoma TTC is now complete.The capacity is 100 students per annual intake.
  • 28. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingThe new College is DAPP Amalika TTC.Phase 1 is completed and thus made it possible tostart operation from late Oct 08.
  • 29. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingBefore the official opening of the College many of the studentsand the staff took part in a “Building Camp”
  • 30. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * Teacher TrainingPhase 1 comprises facilities for 64 students
  • 31. Expected Results over 3 years.200 Field Officers and 150 student teachers trainedin basic nutrition and cooking with soy products.The Food for Progress Partnershiputrition
  • 32. The Food for Progress PartnershipProgress to Date * utritionStudent teachers and Field Officers have completed thenutrition training. A focus of the last module was, amongother things, tooth brushing.
  • 33. THA K YOU!The Food for Progress PartnershipThe future….