Communities TEAR Fund works with:

 

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Afghanistan – Serve Livelihood and Literacy

TEAR Fund works in the Eastern region of Afghanistan populated by the minority Pashai group providing livelihood, literacy and income generation opportunities. Goats and cows are provided to vulnerable families and training on improved herd management is carried out to improve animal husbandry in the target area. Indigenous Pashai and Pashto literacy are being preserved and promoted. Health and nutrition training is given.

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Cambodia – New project starting soon

Details to come.  


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Colombia – Microenterprise for the Disabled and Elderly

In the slums of Bogota one of the most at risk groups are the elderly poor. Their so called 'productive life' is over and  they are often seen as a liability to their families and community TEAR Fund is helping to establish a simple occupational therapy and aged-care centre for some of Bogota’s poorest elderly.  In the slums of Bogota one of the most at risk groups are the elderly poor. Their so called 'productive life' is over and  they are often seen as a liability to their families and community TEAR Fund is helping to establish a simple occupational therapy and aged-care centre for some of Bogota’s poorest elderly.
 The key objective of this project is to benefit a total of 150 elderly or disabled people, through Microenterprise, income generation and entrepreneurial education This includes Life Plan training, technical training and the formation of productive associations of 15 to 30 people. 
 

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India – Asha, Community Health

TEAR Fund’s partner, Asha, works with under five-year-olds and their mothers by transforming India’s degraded slums into communities in which families live with dignity. Asha’s health programme involves expanding midwifery care; immunisation, nutrition, food and vitamin supplements; training community health workers; an ambulance service; and family planning teaching. Literacy, sanitation and water reticulation are also parts of Asha’s work. 


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Nepal – Share and Care, Community Health and Development

Essential health care services are provided along with HIV/Aids awareness and STD education programmes. Community schools are strengthened to enable them to provide quality education. Gender empowerment programmes enable communities to recognise the essential role of women in society. This project is also building the capacity of the community to increase food production and accessibility.


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 Pacific- Ola Fou

Ola Fou (meaning ‘new life’) is an initiative aimed at developing youth and community workers from churches and villages across the Pacific.
Ola Fou is currently equipping more than 50 youth workers to respond to the needs of young people in villages and squatter communities in the Pacific. Youth workers build connections with young people and support their development through skills training, social programmes, responding to spiritual needs and developing community infrastructure.

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