In communities ravaged by disasters or civil conflict, East Africa Consortium International Organization works quickly to restore livelihoods and establish food security, particularly for the most vulnerable.
Even in wartime or the aftermath of disaster, livelihoods projects can bridge the gap between despair and well-being.
In many societies, women are the sole providers, but they are also highly susceptible to poverty and marginalization.
East Africa Consortium International Organization designs many livelihoods projects to specifically further the self-sufficiency and status of women.
By increasing communities’ knowledge of sound agricultural methods suitable to the regional landscape and cultural needs, East Africa Consortium International Organization assists farmers by providing them agriculture inputs (crop and vegetable seeds, farming tools, fertilizer, pesticides, tractor hours, land preparation, fuel vouchers.
East Africa Consortium International Organization also trains local farmers on how to diversify viable crops, make the best use of the local growing season, as well as how to prepare against harvest and food deficiencies from floods, drought, and other environmental impacts.
East Africa Consortium International Organization also responds to the food security through distribution of dry food, nutrition stuff and wet feeding programs to the most vulnerable groups affected by the food crisis in Somalia.