What We Do
Livelihood Improvement of Vulnerable Ethnic Minority Communities Affected By The Song Bung 4 Hydropower Project
The focus of this project is to develop sustainable livelihoods with over 1,000 households who are affected by the construction of the Song Bung 4 hydroelectric dam. Project activities include resettlement guidance, compensation and grievance management and the development of new sustainable means of income after resettlement.
Vietnamese NGO Capacity Building for Inclusive and Participatory Development
By making community organizations in Vietnam stronger, CHF and our local partner will enhance the role of civil society organizations in participatory democracy while improving the resilience and livelihoods of vulnerable communities.
Humanitarian Response For Flood Affected Communities in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka
In 2010, Sri Lanka experienced one of the heaviest monsoons in recent history. CHF and its local partner, Sewalanka Foundation, quickly mobilized to fulfill basic human needs and improve living conditions and well-being for 4,200 flood-affected families in the Batticaloa and Ampara Districts in order to improve health and safety and to help rebuild livelihoods.
An Encouraging Harvest following Devastating Floods
In the village of Thirukovil, Ms. Naganandani’s heart sank when three feet of water washed over her land and totally destroyed her crop of peanuts. She was one of many who were devastated by floods in the Eastern part of Sri Lanka between December 2010 and January 2011.
Pakistan, Building Sustainable Livelihoods and Reconstruction of Infrastructure in Four Earthquake Affected Union Councils in District Abbottabad
This project builds on the achievements of two previous projects in the same area. It continues working with the same ultra-poor households, supporting community-led reconstruction resulting in sustainable and equitable economic and social development.
Restoration and Improvement of Sustainable Livelihoods in Konsh Valley (RISLK)
CHF’s project builds on the achievements of two previous projects in the same area. It continues working with the same ultra-poor households, assisting them to undertake community-led reconstruction, leading to sustainable and equitable economic and social development. Specifically, the project will establish and engender sustainable livelihoods, improve food security and well-being, and prepare communities and households to cope with future natural disasters, with a focus on marginalized and vulnerable groups, such as women and single-parent households.
In Pakistan, CHF is Helping Farmers to Keep Their Animals Healthy
When CHF began helping farmers in Boi and Kukmang, an extremely high number of their animals were dying—a crushing 80% of chickens and 20% of other livestock like goats and cows. A further 75% of the region’s livestock suffered from various diseases.
First Responders: Neighbourhood Heroes in Khaela, Pakistan
The day's calm was shattered when a group of women from the community came rushing into the shop that Amna Ibrahim runs out of her home carrying a friend who was bleeding badly from a deep wound. Amna leapt into action, examining, washing and treating the wound with antiseptic. It was a serious cut, so after slowing the bleeding, she sent the woman on with her husband, to the nearest hospital in Ichrian to see about stitches.
A Livelihoods Approach to Food Security, Environmental Protection and Governance
This project is in Kompong Speu province—a remote, upland region of Cambodia—where low input, low return farming is the main way that people earn a living. The project’s is reducing poverty through improved sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable men and women and to strengthen CHF’s local partner organization, Padek, to support sustainable livelihoods in its areas of work.
Bringing Home the Bacon in Rural Cambodia
As a marginalized minority in rural Cambodia, Put Saroeun hasn't had many opportunities to break the cycle of poverty that she and her family are trapped in. She can't read or write and while she speaks well in Suey, the language of her village and a handful of others, most Cambodians can't understand it. She badly needs the food she harvests from her small rice paddy--it sustains her for half of the year--so she can't leave it to go to school.