Scholastic Materials for Rural and Vulnerable Children
Development Alert partnered with The Pollination Project-USA and Martyn Lucas Investor also from the USA to support 410 rural and needy school-going children in Paya Sub County with scholastic materials. This projects enabled children to receive a Dozen (12 Exercise Books) and Five pens/pencils and thus, allowed the children to keep in school. The projects also gave parents and guardians relief to plan well for the scholastic material needs of the children. The projects supplied 4920 Exercise Books and 2050 Pens.
Community Borehole Project
With support from Global Joy Giving -a philanthropic initiative in the USA, Development Alert received support to drill a community Borehole providing access to clean and safe water in Kisia Village in Paya Sub County. This project is helping communities especially the women and girls who normally fetch water needed by their families. It has brought water closer reducing the long distances they covered to collect water, enabled a community that never had a clean and safe water sources before to have one among others. Over 1000 people have been relieved of water crisis challenges.
However, there is still so much need for more Boreholes so that the different villages can have access to clean and safe water sources. Your donation can help a community get a water source and have access to clean and safe water.
Sewing Machines and Fabrics for Employment and Income
With support from Global Joy Giving-a philanthropic Initiative and Martyn Lucas Investor from USA and William Gartelmann from Canada, Development Alert has supported seven (7) young ladies who are trained tailors with Brand New Sewing Machines and Start-up Fabrics. These have given the young ladies employment opportunities that they never had and also, an opportunity to earn income and support their families. The Project has helped improve household incomes for the young tailors and they are now able to provide basic needs to their families and as such improved their living conditions. With this initiative, Development Alert has since received overwhelming requests from many youths and trained Tailors who are in need of similar support. With your support, a young tailor is a bel to own a Brand New Sewing Machine and Startup Fabric for employment and Income. $170 buys a Brand New Sewing Machine and $200 Buys Startup Fabric for one person to start a tailoring Business.
Youth Capacity Building and Skilling
Development Alert partnered with Sere Sub County and supported the training of 5 youths in different life long skills with support from MasterCard Foundation. Upon completion of the trainings, the youths have embarked on different income generating activities likes making sandals, Bakery, Saloon work, weaving among other and are now able to earn income. Through these, they have been able to improve the living conditions of their households.
Every Donation goes a long way in helping skill and build capacity of a needy community, support their income generating ventures, provide decent employment opportunity and be able to earn income so that they can support their families and have been living condition.
Support to the Old and Vulnerable
With support from Global Joy Giving, Development Alert is supporting the old and vulnerable in the community. This initiative is providing basic needs to those who in one way or the other are unable to support themselves due to different challenges they are facing. These include; Food, Bedding, clothes, shelter, medication and other needs.
With your support, we are able to continue to provide support to our senior and vulnerable members of the community.
Community Tree Planting
In partnership with Uganda Wildlife Society, Development Alert has supplied and supported the planting of over 10, 000 trees and fruit trees with schools and on Farm-Agroforestry to increase tree cover, provide food, protect environment and provide alternative source of income to communities. Join us, donate a tree to a community. With your support, we are able to continue to protect and conserve our environment.