RASD uses local resources with in the community to develop sustainable approaches to community development .We strive to help Uganda rural communities live healthy and sustainable lives through supporting community programs for Clean Water, Better Sanitation , Sustainable agriculture, Income generation and education support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children.s
RASD's projects encompass general health improvement, assistance for orphans, water quality and availability, sanitation, education and sustainable agricultural. RASD has received broad support from the community in the form of private donations, and volunteer efforts from the United States of America and our partners; Travel for Change and Suubi Foundation in the Netherlands.
How we make a difference.
Education; RASD is working with Travel for Change and Suubi Reach out Foundation from The Netherlands to improve class room enviroment for learners in primary school. We work with volunteers every summer to paint schools and build class rooms.
Food Security - We are working towards achieving food and nutrition security and changing course in Uganda Agriculture for Small holder farmers from subsistence to farming as a family business. In this regard, we support community programs to end hunger, achieve food security, improved nutrition, and to promote sustainable agriculture.
Income Generation - We provide numeracy, business skills and access to microloan schemes to women to enable them to start small businesses and become economically independent.
Advocacy - We work with communities to advocate the importance of education, especially for girls who face most barriers. Adult literacy classes are critical to this as they foster understanding from parents, and we fight against Gender based violence.
Water & Sanitation - We keep children healthy by installing clean water sources and latrines in primary and secondary schools. We also provide hygiene and menstrual health management training to teachers in schools called Senior Women who train the girl child menstrual management in both primary and secondary schools. We also work on community water projects through building protected prings, borehole repairing, house hold rain water harvesting, and water purification.
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