Reducing the level of poverty of the Roma community in Saver/Lushnje

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Union for Development and Integration of Roma Minority in Albania
Teuta Grazhdani
Project Manager and Developer
Mobile: +355 69 20 50 274

Project information – start and end date (if available)
Duration: 57 months

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
Donation of 20 pregnant heifer to Roma for 20 poor families, 10 original families and 10 from passing of gifts. By the end of 2013, 20 eligible families will increase revenues by at least 20% through the sale of milk. By the end of 2013, 80% of households in the project will have the correct knowledge on skills in animal production, welfare and the environment. Publication of the leaflets, delivering the leaflets to communities. Training on the principles of Heifer.

Results of the project
Improvement of the necessary conditions. Distribution of 10 pregnant heifers. Organizing passes for 10 pregnant heifers. Organize training sessions on topics planned with farmers. Implementation of Roma families that benefited free pregnant heifers.Participation of the farmers in trainings and other activities

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
All beneficiaries: 20
Roma beneficiaries: 20
Roma beneficiaries will participate in:
-Needs assessment
-Decision making
-Implementation - management

Sources of funding
Worth of the project: 24.196,6475 Euro