Save Your Holy Land Association     
Empower the Youth and make  Differences!

 

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Projects and Partners

Welcome to the project and partners page of our organization. We have been serving the Lalibela community for over seven years. Our community outreach programs and youth initiatives are designed to help those in need.

We are a recipient of the Regional and National  Merit Award   through our youth clubs.




Some of the Major Projects that we are currently working on include: 


Reproductive Health PROJECT for Women
in Reproductive Age

Implementing NGO : Save Your Holy Land Association
Source of fund : Pact Ethiopia / SIDA
Location: Lalibela, Ethiopia
Target Beneficiary : Women in Reproductive Age: in six selected rural and two town/urban kebeles/districts.
Total budget: ET Birr 834,672 .50

Y-choices Project

                             Implementing NGO: Save Your Holy Land
                             Source of fund:  Pact Ethiopia/USAID
                             Location: Lalibela, Ethiopia
                             Target Beneficiary : The Youth in Lasta Woreda/District
                             Total Budget : ET Birr 199,252.00


Young People Friendly Reproductive Health Services

Implementing NGO: Save Your Holy Land Association
Source of Fund:
Plan Ethiopia
Location: Lalibela, Ethiopia                            
Target Beneficiary: Youths in Lasta Wereda/ District

                            
Youth Empowerment through ARH Project

 
                             Implementing NGO: Save Your Holy Land Association
                             Source of Fund: Pact / Packard Foundation

                             Location : Lalibela and Meket Districts, Ethiopia
                             Target beneficiaries : Youth aged 10-24
                             Total Budget: ET Birr 333,060.00

Water and Sanitation project


                             Location: Asheten Mariyam, rural Kebeble


 Proposed Program Interventions


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Reproductive Health / RH/

 * To promote the health status, reduce risk behaviors and RH well-being of the youth and Women in reproductive Age.

 

 * To increase the demand and access for the utilization of RH services among women and men.

 * Increase the involvement of community on HIV/AIDS, RH and HTP using different approach.

* Empowering youth clubs through capacity building trainings and IGAs.

* To provide reliable and up- to-date information on RH and sexuality

*To improve the socio economic status of rural women through IGAs

 

*WRAof  25 kebeles will get contraceptive

*cc sessions will be held in 10 kebeles

*36 sessions  capacity building training for beneficiaries

* Production and dissemination of IEC materials 2 times a year.

*6 youth centers constructed and furnished.

*Quarterly doc material

* The total fund required for implementing this project will be Birr

1,863, 100.00

* Community contribution and participation

* project officer

*Provide emergency contraceptive services and trainings for women *Conducting community conversation sessions,

*Arranging capacity building trainings (club management, leadership, peer education, youth action kit, IGAs, counseling, etc)

* Developing and distribution of IEC materials based on local context

* Renovation and furnishing of youth edutainment centers

* Promising practices will be identified, documented and disseminated

 

* Incident of unwanted pregnancy & unsafe abortion

* Number of women & girls who are using Emergency contraceptives

* Number of youth centers constructed

 * Number of youth benefited

* Number of income generating activities set up

*Number of capacity building  trainings conducted

 

* Timely availability of the required fund

* Availability and readiness of voluntary community members

* Full and timely cooperation of relevant government authorities and agencies

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HIV/AIDS project

*To decrease the transmissions of HIV/AIDS by empowering the community

*Decrease unsafe sexual activities among youths and the communities.

*Scale up and expand community focused programs for IEC/BCC and reduction of HIV transmission.

*Improve and strengthen the environment for family discourse on social issues critical to HIV

*Providing support to home based care including training for care providers.

 

 

 

*10 counseling programs will be supported

*15 edirs will be involved in

HIV/AIDS prevention and control

*9 experience sharing visit.

* 12 trainings will be conducted.

* 20 in and out of school Clubs will be supported

* 3 PLWHA associations will be inv.   home based care

*       Advocacy on ART

* The total fund required for implementing this project will be Birr1,121,200.00

* Community contribution and participation

 

*Organize counseling service for the target community.

*Involve CBOs in HIV/AIDS prevention and control through CC and other approaches

*Organize experience sharing visits  

* Provide training and skill based knowledge for the target community(Home based care, VCT, CC, YAK etc)

* club support

*  support for home based care 

 * Advocacy on ART

* Orient and hand over the project to beneficiaries.

 

* Number of youth benefited

*Number of trainings conducted

*Number of PLWHA association supported for home based care.

*Number of youth clubs assisted

* Timely availability of the required fund

* Availability and readiness of voluntary community members

* Full and timely cooperation of relevant government authorities and agencies

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Water and sanitation

*To supply potable water to the target community

*To improve the sanitation of the town/ church

compound

* To improve the sanitation and health status of neglected communities

 

*Increase potable water supply coverage  

* To enable the marginalized get easy access to sanitation provision

* Decrease cases of sicknesses due to sanitation problem.

* To keep the town clean and attractive

 

*5 water points and springs will be developed.

* 2,500 house holds will be sensitized through trainings, workshops and mass-IEC campaign

*200 garbage dust bins will be installed.

* 10000 people will get health education.  

* A total of 1,075,300.00 Ethiopian Birr will required to implement the project

* Water and sanitation committee.

* community Participation and contribution

.*Identification of springs agreement with kebeles

*Capacity building training for WATSAN committee  

*Get garbage collecting tanks.

*Sensitization and health education 

* Amount of fund generated

* Number of springs developed

*Number of garbage dust bins installed

* Number of beneficiaries sensitized and participated

* Timely availability of the required fund.

* Online approval of construction sites and works

* Full participation and cooperation of relevant government offices and beneficiaries

2008 - 2010

 

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Girls tutorial support project

* To create opportunity and access to raise girls participation in education,  improve their achievement

and to address issues of gender inequality

 

* To raise the level of educational equality  and  performance between boys and girls

* To raise the level of girls participation in higher educational institutions

* to raise the awareness of  the community

*to address issues of RH,HIV/AIDS , FP in integration with the tutorial classes

* 8,000 in -school girls will participate in tutorial classes in a year

* 50 girls that are going to join  college and university  will be supported in a year

*6 campaigns and  2 workshops will be carried out

 *Six competition prizes will be organized.

* 150 girls  from rural area will get financial  support for house rent in a year

 

* The total fund required for the implementation of these projects will be Birr 747,000.00.

* A project officer and school  facilitators 

* community Participation

*arranging tutorial classes integrated with  RH components  for girls    

* supporting girls those are going to join college and  university

* sensitization for the  awareness  of gender and education

* Organize competition prizes

* supporting girls in  finance and  stationery supply  

 

*Amount of fund released 

*Number of  girls benefited   

* Number of  competitions organized

* number of campaigns and workshops  organized

* Timely availability of the required fund

* Full cooperation of beneficiaries and community members

* Full and timely cooperation of relevant government offices

 

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Schools support

and alternative basic education

Project

* To promote the quality of education  on the performance of schools

and to up grade students performance

 

* to build the capacity of  schools  

*To enable schools carry out co-curriculum activities effectively 

* To enable students improve their performance through reinforcement   

* To    promote healthy competition of performance among students and schools  

* To improve  libraries service by equipping

 *to enable out of school children an youth  get basic  education

*6 training and 3 experience sharing will be held

*20 schools will be supported

*  70 students from different grade levels will be awarded two times in a year

 * 6 competition prizes among schools will be organized.

* 20 schools' compound   will be beautified and sanitized  

* 4 alternative basic education centers will be constructed 

* The total fund required for the implementation of this project will be Birr 2,482.000.00.

* A project officer and school  facilitators 

* community Participation

* Experts  from Wereda education office

* conducting short term trainings and experience sharing visits for  in-school clubs, teachers ,TPU and experts    

*supply  furniture, stationery and school materials

* Organize competition prizes

 * beautification  and sanitation  of  target schools ' compound

* constructing  and furnishing  alternative basic education centers

*Amount of fund released

*Number of students benefited

*Number of  schools supported 

* Number of competitions organized

* Timely availability of the required fund

* Full cooperation of beneficiaries and community members

* Full and timely cooperation of relevant government offices

 

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Eco-tourism and image building project

* To develop community based tourism   and to promote the positive out comes of tourism   in Lasta wereda and Lalibela town

* To promote environmental friendly tourism activities

* To promote and encourage business owners and young investors to invest  their business in tourism activities   

*To enable the community to benefit from tourism related activities.

* To make the  flow of tourists   sustainable

* Five tourism sites will be selected and beautified

*T-shirts, pamphlets, signboard, mass educations, campaigns and different sessions will be organized

* Six advocacy workshops will be arranged with stake holders.

* Five eco-tourism sites will be selected and accessed

*6 capacity building trainings will be organized

for community members involved in eco tourism

*Three experience sharing visits will be arranged

* Five clubs and community based  tourism will be organized

*One information center will be established and equipped with different relevant materials

* advertising the existing tourism sites two times in a year

 

*A total amount of 1,340,900.00 Ethiopian Birr will require to implement the project

* A project officer required

*community Participation and contribution

*Beautifying and sanitizing the tourism sits

* Conducting  continuous   sensitization

* Advocacy    workshop  

* Selection and   access  eco tourism sites/areas

* Establishing  Information center for tourists

*Capacity building training for beneficiaries

* Experience sharing  visit 

* Organizing target groups / clubs, committees /

*Promote the tourism  sites

* Number of communities benefited

* Number of eco-tourism sites selected and ready for use

* Well equipped information center

* Number of tourism clubs and tourism committees organized

* Timely availability of fund

* Full and timely cooperation of concerned governmental and non governmental offices

* Good will and cooperation of the church and UNESCO

2008 - 2010

 

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Afforestation   Project

*To curb the growing desertification rate and conserve its forest and natural environment of Lalibela and its surroundings 

* To rehabilitate the degraded land

* To improve the fire wood supply of the town by planting fast growing plant species

* To promote protection of  natural forest and Afforestation

* To adopt drought tolerant plant species

  

 

*Two nurseries will be established.

*30,000 seedlings will be planted.

* 5 workshops and 5 campaigns will be organized.

* 5 water reservoirs will be built.

*five environmental

Protection clubs assisted

* The total fund will be 1,095,600.00 Ethiopia Birr will require.

* Project coordinator

* Temporary employees

* Community Participation and contribution

* Purchase seedlings and materials

* Establishing nurseries

* Building water reservoirs, low cost pedestrian walk side and terracing

*Organize work shops and campaigns

* Planting, protecting  and fencing   

* Amount of fund released

* Number of nurseries established, seedlings planted and protected

* Number of workshops and campaigns organized

* Number   of   voluntary community members participated

* Availability of required fund on time

* Full and timely cooperation of relevant government offices

* Full cooperation and readiness of voluntary community members

2008-2010

 

 

 


We are always looking for volunteers and Partners.

Our doors are always open. Please join us for our joint effort to contribute  the maximum we could to the youth in Lalibela and the Community at large.

Contact Us:

Save Your Holy Land Association

P.O.Box: 70

Roha Street, Lalibela

Ethiopia


Phone:

Office: +251 333 360546  
Cell:
+251 911 037728

Fax:     +251 333 360153

E-mail:  saveyourholyland@yahoo.com


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