Our Work in Numbers

IN 2014, ADESO’S HUMANITARIAN AND DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS REACHED NEARLY 1,838,490 PEOPLE IN KENYA, SOMALIA AND SOUTH SUDAN.

  • 84,218 people were empowered through unconditional cash transfers, allowing them to meet their basic needs 
  • 21,923 people acquired skills for life and a living wage from our Cash for Work schemes 
  • 36,847 people accessed training, tools and seeds to increase their land’s yield and feed their families 
  • 833,417 people gained access to clean drinking water, hygiene and sanitation through trainings and building of new facilities  
  • 227,902 people will benefit from Disaster Risk Reduction strategies to enable them to prevent and/or reduce risks 
  • 15,594 people received livelihood support grants to sustain them on their way to self-sufficiency  
  • 10,510 people gained new skills to improve or diversify their livelihoods 
  • Over 100,000 people in Somalia were sensitized on peace building through trainings and dialogue meetings.
  • 404,338 people were mobilized to rehabilitate their environment and benefited from tree planting, development of rangeland management plans and the building of gully control structures and rock dams to restore rangelands  
  • Adeso trained 92 people across Africa on cash based responses, promoting cash as a tool for humanitarian response (Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Rwanda).

Somalia

  • 84,218 people empowered through unconditional cash transfers, allowing them to meet their basic needs 
  • 20,804 people acquired skills for life and a living wage from our Cash for Work schemes 
  • 12,861 people accessed tools and seeds to increase their land’s yield and feed their families 
  • 734,016 people benefited from increased access to safe drinking water and sanitation services
  • 364 people received training on Disaster Risk Reduction strategies to enable them to prevent and/or reduce risks 
  • 15,594 people (2134 HHs) benefited from livelihood cash grants to improve their income generating activities and sustain them on their way to self-sufficiency. 
  • 3,200 people benefited from the expansion and equipment of community halls. 
  • 300 women were trained under PROWOPP, benefiting a total of 2,100 people. 
  • 176,800 people were mobilized to contribute to restoration of the natural environment in Puntland
  • Gulley control structures made of rock dams reinforced with gabion were used to build structures in 47 communities, with approximately 3,762 Individuals reached per community.
  • 14,000 people benefited from a borehole drilled in Degelima village. 
  • 16 members of water management committees appointed by the public were trained on well management, hygiene promotion and financial management in order for them to run the 4 new wells constructed. These wells serve 56,000 Individuals including 500 Students, 200 Mosque – Prayer attendees and 100 Hospitals Patients.

Kenya

  • 1,120 people acquired skills for life and a living wage from our Cash for Work schemes 
  • 8,400 people gained access to clean drinking water, hygiene and sanitation through trainings and building of new facilities
  • 18 shallow wells and subsurface dams and pit latrines were constructed in Garissa County serving an approximate 8,400 residents.
  • 426,210 people benefited from the development of community development action plans and implementation of resilience building activities 
  • 226,938 people benefited from community based natural resource management activities covering 2.6 million hectares of land put under controlled grazing. 
  • 14,458 people accessed tools, seeds and training to increase their land’s yield and feed their families 
  • In Marsabit, 1,288 farmers cultivated 253 acres of land for a variety of crops using improved technologies and management practices and are expecting their harvest in early 2015. 
  • Six Community Education Committees comprising four members each were selected and trained in Marsabit
  • 300 students joined Adeso’s non-formal education project in Marsabit County and gained new knowledge and skills.

South Sudan 

  • 11,328 people accessed tools and seeds to increase their land’s yield and feed their families 
  • 900 people from 150 households were organized into farmers groups and supported with agricultural technological training through farmer’s field schools.
  • 600 people participated in the formation of Natural Rangeland Management (NRM) Committees and oriented on how to identify NRM issues at community level.