FOOD SECURITY AND SOVEREIGNTY
W RCCS engagement with MS Kenya, the Danish Association for international cooperation, EZE, WRRCK transformed its programing to address poverty gap among the handicapped and their families through food security intervention. Improved milestones noted were four (4) new high yielding diverse food crops produced by 400 farmers out of the targeted 2400 farmers enhanced food production and reduced hunger months henceforth
improved food security at household level by 30%. Secondly, increased adoption of appropriate technology boosted productivity. 42 handicapped people (people living with disabilities accessed small loans and established small micro enterprises to support their families through supported trainings on business plans.
This improved their earnings by 25% hence reduced dependency levels and increased incomes among the target group.
HUMAN RIGHTS AND GOVERNANCE
Rights of the handicapped members of the society were promoted were heightened by the community capacity to support handicapped initiatives and this changed attitudes towards the handicapped. The church (Diocese of Nambale) lobbied for favorable agriculture policies which facilitated increased food production and cushioned farmers in Budalangi against floods risks.
Professionalism of the staff improved through restructuring as well as board performance in project management cycle and community empowerment process. Improved project resources such as two vehicles to aid in operation and field activities and an office set in Kakamega Maseno north Diocese.