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Current donations support Save the Children projects in Ethopia and Guinea.
Save the Children is working to reduce the number of malnutrition-related deaths among children under five and women in Ethiopia. ENGINE is the main preventive integrated nutrition project that contributes to this Save the Children impact on the life of Ethiopian Children. The community level interventions include promotion of: breastfeeding, consumption and increasing access to diversified foods for children 6-24 and pregnant and lactating women, Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation (WASH), and support vitamin A, iron folate and zinc supplementation months; nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions: community-based learning in agriculture techniques such as homestead gardening for increased production and consumption of diverse foods especially vegetables, fruits, and crops such as beans and small livestock provision to improve household consumption and income. ENGINE provides seeds, tools, small livestock and trainings to small-holder farmers and vulnerable households with children under five. Beneficiary population: Based on the 2012 estimates, ENGINE targets to benefit 509,385, 1,293.053, and 1,880,805 0-24 months and 6-59 months children and women of reproductive age respectively. In addition, ENGINE will benefit 11,141 vulnerable households through its direct nutrition sensitive agriculture or livelihoods.
Project Fundraising Target = $ 62,000 (funding need spans several years and up to $100,000 is needed, fundraising can continue into 2014)
Total Funding Impact = $ 998,324
Rounded amplifier = 16
Country = Ethiopia
Matching Grantor = USAID
Save the Children supports the implementation of the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) in Guinea program in Mandiana District, Upper Guinea in partnership with local Ministry of Health (MOH) authorities and community health agents. The project focuses on building the capacity and supporting Community Health Agents on a package of interventions including training on health, education and counseling for maternal, newborn and child (under five) health and services linked to facility based care in line with MOH policies and plans. Beneficiary population: The project covers 133 villages in Mandiana with a total population of 296,800 with an estimated 59,360 children under five and 74,200 women of reproductive (2013 district monitoring data).
Project Fundraising Target = $ 38,000
Total Funding Impact = $ 305,938
Rounded amplifier = 8
Country = Guinea
Matching Grantor = USAID