Recently the Mazar SHG trainers implemented a child protection training in one of their communities for thirty men. The training focused on issues such as children’s rights, children’s protection, children’s desires, and how to treat children.
Young and old alike passed by, marveling at dozens of paintings…
The hope is that in the future some of these poor families would start their own SHGs after having been in contact with the current groups and seeing how they can work together to better their own lives.
Their biggest felt need is to have someone who isn’t there to benefit from them, but who wants to listen to their stories and to believe in them.
What is better than teaching young people skills for the future? Helping to develop local teachers so they can teach these skills!
“…In this way, we are supporting about 500 vulnerable families a week with fresh vegetables…”
In the women and youth empowerment project we address several key social and health issues, literacy, learning English, leadership in community/family, equal rights, stigma and advocacy.
Recently the Mazar SHG trainers implemented a child protection training in one of their communities for thirty men. The training focused on issues such as children’s rights,
The women were amazed that an older woman (our friend is in her early 70s) would travel the world to spend time with them…
AC4D embraces a long-term perspective, as the shift from a traditional to a technologically-driven farming mentality is a major change for local farmers.
Operation Mercy works with schools and individual farmers to support them in setting up successful high-altitude greenhouse operations.
During lock down due to COVID-19 in Kazakhstan the rate of domestic abuse has increased as people are quarantined in their homes together.
In our empowerment project, women and youth interact together and discover their own value.
Through these books and many others Rahmat project is helping children to develop good values in life so that they will positively impact on society.
The Keystone programme was created when Operation Mercy saw many refugee men in Jordan struggling with Many of the men have experienced changes in their lives through Keystone.
Participants are actively employed in their own private enterprises using the skills and strategies gleaned from the training to build sustainable businesses!
At the Agricultural Cooperation for Development (AC4D) farm, the team is now testing some of the newest technologies to increase crop yields while minimizing the quantity of resources applied to the crops.
As Operation Mercy trains and equips farmers and partners, we support the health and livelihoods of families in the Pamirs as well as see an increase in quantity,
The light went on in her eyes when she discovered that she could sound out words. Now the hard part isn’t getting her to come and read,
Operation Mercy Afghanistan has produced a second COVID-awareness book, “STAY HOME, STAY HEALTHY!”. This time the book is focusing on the meaning of quarantine – the importance of staying at home and the importance of keeping sick people separated from the rest of the people in the house.
Every Self Help Group (SHG) has a plan or a goal to work toward. Some of the SHGs make three month plans, six month plans and a more mature SHG can have a one year plan.