Post-Earthquake Food Security Response

To improve food security and increase family income through the construction of water cisterns providing irrigation and allowing for growing during the dry season in Fon Batis and Délis. 1,025 farmers benefited from the construction of 25 water cisterns. Temporary jobs were created for both host families and displaced populations. Displaced populations were integrated into the local community. Agricultural output increased through the cultivation of an extra season of crops, and budgets of host families were stabilized.

Cost: $120,000 USD
Term: 2010-2011
Funder/Partner: Oxfam-Québec