SAFE believes in sustainability--our community groups should continue existing no matter what happens to SAFE, and should become so self-sufficient that they operate in all sorts of capacities outside of their work with SAFE. To facilitate this goal and to ensure that they can fund their activities, SAFE works with community groups to develop income-generating activities that also address major maternal and child health problems, like malnutrition.
Each community group develops its own priorities, which we do our best to honor, but all 11 of them to date have included a SAFE garden. Common features of the garden projects include:
45% of children in a SAFE survey of rural parts of the East Central Region were moderately to severely malnourished.
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