PROJECTGraduating to Resilience
As a member of the AVSI Consortium, Trickle Up is providing expertise toward improving food security and nutrition and building self-reliance and resilience among extremely poor households in a refugee settlement and host communities in Uganda.
Kamwenge District, Uganda
Trickle Up brings expertise in delivering the Graduation Approach to vulnerable people living in displacement to the Consortium led by the AVSI Foundation and funded by the USAID Office of Food and Peace. The seven year project was launched in 2017 and will support households in the Kamwenge District in Western Uganda. The project will also provide USAID evidence to inform future food security and reslience programming.
The Consortium is targeting women and youth to increase knowledge around nutrition, health, and hygiene, support sustainable livelihoods and and savings through the Graduation Approach. The project will also provide lessons about cost-effective ways of adapting and scaling up the Graduation Approach as a solution to extreme poverty for refugees and host communities worldwide.
community-based coaches are guiding participants
savings groups formed with approximately 25 people each
Farmer Field Business Schools established promoting either maize, beans or groundnut production
The Graduationg to Resilience project team is located in the Kamwenge District of Western Uganda.
AVSI Foundation is leading the Graduating to Resilience consortium with Trickle Up and IMPAQ International . The project is funded by USAID’s Office of Food for Peace.