Summaries of HUNGER PROJECTS in Africa
Working with LCMS World Relief Partners
Monrovia: Agricultural Training and Production.
Partners: LCMS World Relief, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberia and LCMS World Mission.
GOAL: After more than ten years of civil conflict, Liberians are at last able to turn their energies to food production. They have identified a need to improve agricultural production, money management and family income. First steps include teaching about soil fertilization and providing fertilizer for test plots. Money management classes will also be taught.
" Re-establish the financial independence of congregation members and leaders by focusing on agriculture and small business.
" Provide instruction in improved agricultural methods.
" Establish a comprehensive management skills training program including basic techniques in financial management and marketing.
Approved Project Support: $3,000 through 2003.
Hunger Projects : Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda.
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