BORESHA Building Opportunities for Resilience in the Horn of Africa

Promoting economic development and greater resilience for communities living in the cross-border area between Ethiopia – Kenya - Somalia

Funded by EUTF for Africa, the Building Opportunities for Resilience in the Horn of Africa (BORESHA) project's overall objective is to promote economic development and greater resilience, particularly among vulnerable groups in the Cross Border area between Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. The 4 years project is adopting a community-driven approach to address the shared nature of the risks and opportunities on in this border area working in the areas of Disaster Risk Management, Natural resource Livelihoods & private sector. BORESHA is led by DRC in partnership with CARE, World Vision and WYG.

 

Insight

Major achievements:

  • 350,000 people far sensitized on IBLI. 1,326 farmers have so far insured their livestock through Index Based Livestock Insurance.
  • 4,853 individuals are members of 195 VSLAs that have been formed, trained and have continued to save and provide access to credit for the members.
  • 488,052 people have benefited from livestock vaccination campaigns with a total of 1,148,192 animals so far vaccinated/treated. 
  • 114 Community Disease reporters (CDRs)/community animal health workers (CAHWs) supported.
  • 78 entrepreneurs were given grants to establishing and growing businesses creating employment.
  • 568 youths enrolled in TVET courses and 219 are already employed or doing business.
  • Construction or rehabilitation of 12 water points that have improved water access to 103,713 individuals. The project also supported construction of water harvesting schemes in 30 schools benefiting 13,706 beneficiaries.
  • 33 Ra

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