The Child Sponsorship Project
The project anchored its work towards achieving three objectives which were as follows:
- Ensure that women and girls can break the cycle of poverty and violence, build economic alternatives and claim rights over their bodies
- Promote sustainable agriculture and control over natural resources for people living in poverty
- Advance the political influence of people living in poverty to hold government and corporate accountable.
Under the project, 10 wards in Nyanga district (Wards 4; 6; 7; 15; 19; 21; 22; 23; 27 and 29) targeting predominantly poor women and girls, and men and boys. This project surpassed original annual targets reaching a total of 2, 790 women and girls as direct beneficiaries and 13, 950 indirect beneficiaries in the feminine category. A total of 1, 364 men and boys were reached as direct project beneficiaries and 6, 820 indirect beneficiaries in the masculine category.