Commitment to Action

Improving Livelihoods in Post Conflict & Disaster Areas

Commitment by

American Jewish World Service

In 2010, American Jewish World Service (AJWS) committed to providing support to grassroots organizations in areas of post-conflict and emergency in order to improve the livelihoods of local communities. Recognizing that both immediate relief and long-term solutions are essential in responding to natural disasters and conflict-related violence, AJWS will work with its partners in Haiti, Liberia, and Sri Lanka to enhance livelihoods by supporting projects that will promote long-term reconstruction and development in affected communities.

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Commitment

Improving Livelihoods in Post Conflict & Disaster Areas

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$1,500,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Africa, Asia

Countries

HAITI, LIBERIA, SRI LANKA

Commitment by

American Jewish World Service

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Association of Disabled Females International (ADFI), Groundswell International, Self-Help Initiative for Sustainable Development (SHYMPI), Save My Future Foundation (SAFMU), Centre for Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CPPHR), Lambi Fund of Haiti, Oganizasyon Gwoupman Peyizan pou Devlopman 8eme Seksyon Komi, Mano River Women Peace Network Liberia (MARWOPNET), West Africa Network for Peacebuilding Liberia (WANEP), Trincomalee District Youth Development (AHAM), Mouvman Peyizan Rankit (MPR), Sevis Finansye Fonkoze, Liberian Rural Women Association (LIRWA), Worldview Sri Lanka, Community Encouragement Foundation (CEF), Committee for Peace and Development Advocacy (COPDA), Centre for Peace and Reconciliation (CPR), Mouvman Peyizan Bayone 2eme Section Communale des Gonaives (, Centre for Human Rights and Community Development (CHRCD)