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Peru

To provide support for effective, transparent, joint planning – on the part of local government institutions, companies and civilian society too.

During the month of June 2004, an exceptional cold wave affected rural communities in the departments of Apurimac and Ayacucho. This phenomenon has aggravated the poverty situation in a already impoverished area, making hard the access to communities, preventing the development of traditional agricultural and commercial activities and determining the death of a large number of cattle.

 

This situation strongly limited local agricultural production (main economic activity of the area) and threatened the food security of the affected population. This Rehabilitation project aimed to contribute to mitigate the damage caused by the cold snap and snow storms in three districts in the province of Apurimac, Grau and Cotabambas and 3 districts in the province of Sucre in Ayacucho in Peru. For this, the actions aimed rebuilding the productive capacity and animal breeding of the families affected by cold wave and snow storm, through the action of humanitarian aid and the organization and / or strengthening of risk management of local organizations, using the Civil Protection Committees.

 

Beneficiaries: 5,594 people (1,243 families)

Start Date: Oct.2004

End Date: Apr.2005

This Oikos' project proposes to improve the quality of life and reduce the poverty of producers, workers and communities in Piura region through sustainable development of the banana sector.

The beneficiaries of this project were people living in remote rural areas in the provinces of Yauyos and Cañete, Department of Lima, affected by the earthquake of August 15, 2007. The earthquake caused the destruction of houses, and severely damaged the systems of drinking water supply and irrigation. This population was devoted to subsistence farming, cultivating potatoes, corn, beans and vegetables, but some were cattle farmers, particularly sheep and goats. The actions sought to reduce the impact of the earthquake by ensuring access to drinking water, irrigation and quality shelter.

 

Beneficiaries: 6,150 people

Start Date: Sept.2007

End Date: Mar.2008

This project aims to contribute for the decrease of poverty and inequality levels in the most vulnerable families of Satipo, Mazamari, Pangoa e Rio Tambo.

The population of San Martín de Porres was in a vulnerable situation due to various limitations and deficiencies that required immediate solution. The main problems were the precarious and dangerous accesses to the area, causing accidents every day. The slope where is the settlement is unstable, which made the population very vulnerable in case of earthquake, rain or collapse. The actions undertaken in this project aimed at improving human settlement in a sensitive way, in order to protect themselves against disaster environment, ensuring new access to the area, with living conditions more worthy. In addition, initiatives sought to protect the families of possible rock falls, with works that could held up land in trouble of collapsing. The construction of barriers or embankments also sought to amortize the falling rocks, as well as the construction of control dams to prevent the effects of rain and possible landslides.

 

Beneficiaries: 720 people (108 families)

Start Date: Aug. 2005

End Date: Feb.2006

To Improve the the basic health services and to improve families’ access to them and the quality of pre-school and primary school teaching of 7 benefiting communities in the Pomac Forest Historical Sanctuary.

Support groups and small associations' initiatives to improve the living conditions of the poor in the outskirts of Lima, particularly in terms of nutrition, health and hygiene, and support for mothers and marginalized women. To this, it was constructed a maternal- hall, cafeteria and 2 dressmaking workshops; the improving of the Child Eater equipment and medical assistance, and the widening / improvement of the nutritional surveillance of children in preschool age project.

 

Start Date: Aug.1996

End Date: Jul.1997

Construction of a building ground floor with two classrooms, so as to provide a suitable location to the development of classes of initial education with 55 children from 3-5 years of age, from the sector of Las Lomas and surroundings, and to be used as Local for communitarian meetings.

 

Start Date: Aug.1997

Date of End: May1998

Construction of a pig farm, promoting of the organized activity of creation guinean pigs and beekeeping production (using Honeybee flora and honey commerce) with the overall objectives of improving the food level served to the beneficiaries populations and generate economic income through the sale of surplus products, benefiting about 40 families.

 

Start Date: Sept.1996

End Date: Sept.1997

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