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Category: Church and Community Mobilisation Projects

SALT Training

Project Name SALT Training Project Location Hong Kong Project Natures Church and Community Mobilisation Project Objectives To improve the home visiting model of the local churches by providing SALT training. Beneficiaries Local church members and leaders No. of Beneficiaries 80 Key Activities Workshop: Provide SALT training, home visits and group discussion of the home visit. In-house training: Provide SALT training for the CEDAR office team. Short course: Provide SALT training for 20 participants from 5 churches. Project Period Sep 2023 to Jun 2024 Expenses HK$20,000 Donate Now donation method (Please specify: ‘Development & Advocacy’)

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Thriving communities through women’s economic empowerment, improved climate resilient livelihoods and the engagement of Civil Society Organisations in Ethiopia

Project Name Thriving communities through women’s economic empowerment, improved climate resilient livelihoods and the engagement of Civil Society Organisations in Ethiopia Project Location Ethiopia Project Natures Church and Community Mobilisation Livelihood Development Project Objectives Mobilise and enhance the outreach capacity of local churches to encourage believers to care for their neighbours and support vulnerable families in the community. Promote the adoption of conservation farming practices among local smallholder farming families, enabling sustainable agriculture and improving household food security. This will also help enhance their resilience in the face of natural disasters and the impacts of climate change. Beneficiaries Small farmers from impoverished families and local churches. No. of Beneficiaries Approx. 1,700 households and 12 churches. Key Activities Train

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Advocacy for Thailand Karen Minority Rights (Year 1 of Year 3)

Project Name Advocacy for Thailand Karen Minority Rights (Year 1 of Year 3) Project Location Thailand Project Natures Church and Community Mobilisation Creation Care Project Objectives Protect the rights of local people and communities by developing and strengthening the Karen Network for Human Rights (KNHR). Beneficiaries 36 leaders from the Thailand Karen Baptist Convention (TKBC) 900 KNHR members 11,123 community leaders No. of Beneficiaries 12,059 Key Activities Environmental awareness training: field visits and training related to environmental protection. Forums: organise small group discussions on Karen community rights. Leadership training on building peace and the role of churches. Collecting data on land management and usage. Project Period July 2023 to Jun 2026 Expenses Approx. HK$622,520 Donate Now PARTNER INFORMATION

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Thai-Myanmar Border Development

Project Name Thai-Myanmar Border Development   Project Location Thailand Project Natures Urban and Rural Development Church and Community Mobilisation Project Objectives Facilitate the learning process of the Lahu community in anti-human trafficking, anti-drug abuse, health and hygiene, and livelihood development. Promote the physical and mental health of the Lahu community and build a healthy living environment for them (providing water and waste management, reducing chemical use, improving food security, protecting the natural environment, and eliminating drug addiction and domestic violence). Help the Lahu people understand their situation, protect themselves from becoming victims of human trafficking and enable the younger generation to enjoy their rights under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Promote Lahu’s strong faith

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Resettling Internally Displaced Persons in Sadon Town, Kachin State, Myanmar

Project Name Resettling Internally Displaced Persons in Sadon Town, Kachin State, Myanmar Project Location Myanmar Project Natures Urban and Rural Development Livelihood Development Church and Community Mobilisation Project Objectives Optimise the basic living environment in new resettlement areas, including establishing safe drinking water systems, and connecting power and lighting systems. Organise community organisations to promote community participation. With the assistance of local churches and FMFF, mobilise community residents to organise community organisations and develop new resettlement areas. Beneficiaries Families of the Lisu ethnic group living in new resettlement areas Displaced persons within the country No. of Beneficiaries Approximately 45 Lisu families 350 internally displaced persons Key Activities Provide livelihood support (training, farm inputs, savings and loan groups, etc.),

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Integral Mission for the Local Church and Community Transformation in Bangladesh

Project Name Integral Mission for the Local Church and Community Transformation in Bangladesh Project Location Bangladesh Project Natures Church and Community Mobilisation Project Objectives To equip and train local churches and seminaries so that they can fully promote and participate in community activities and bring about comprehensive development in all areas of people’s lives. Beneficiaries Church members Seminary students and teachers Pastors College and university students No. of Beneficiaries Approx. 4,521 Key Activities Revise and edit the Theological Education by Extension (TEE) course materials for Integral Mission. Translate, print and distribute 12 issues of Tearfund Footstep, a Christian magazine reporting on contemporary faith issues, and write and print other practical theological resources. Support 24 Integral Mission extended theological

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