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Dorcas implements relief and development projects focusing on different thematic areas:

  • Sustainable Livelihoods
    Dorcas contributes to eradication of poverty and hunger through improving food security and nutrition, development of micro, small and medium enterprises and securing sustainable employment. Dorcas has specific experience in vocational training, farmer field school method, micro-finance, self-help and saving groups.
  • Health
    Dorcas contributes to improved health through improving access to (good quality) health services for marginalised and vulnerable communities. Dorcas has experience in promotion of primary health care, including capacitating health facilities, staff and volunteers, conducting outreach activities, health education and provision of supplementary feeding.
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
    Dorcas contributes to reduction of water related diseases through increased access to clean drinking water, improved sanitation and hygiene behaviour. Dorcas has specific expertise on borehole drilling, hand pump rehabiliation, implementation of Community Led Total Sanitation.
  • Child Development
    Dorcas contributes to improved well-being and prospects of vulnerable children and their families through increased empowerment and self-reliance. Dorcas has expertise in capacity development of (street) children and creating an enabling home environment.
  • Social Care
    Dorcas provides care to marginalized people who are unable to become self-reliant such as elderly.