Indonesia Indonesia West Timor


$50,000 needed of $100,000

Implementing Organization

Church World Service (CWS)

Program Summary

As a part of Church World Service’s Timor Zero Hunger initiative, this program aims to strengthen food security and improve child nutrition of poor and vulnerable farmer families in Timor Tengah Selatan District, West Timor (East Nusa Tenggara Province), Indonesia. The program is increasing household capacities in food production and accessibility and fulfilling the need for nutritious food for participating families.  By the end of the program, 50% of participating farmers will have increased food production, processing, and utilization and be able to provide nutritious food for their families. The program focuses on implementing nutrition-sensitive agriculture activities.

There are four main objectives:

1)         To increase the availability of diverse and nutrient-rich foods for the poorest farmer households.

2)         To increase access to adequate, nutritious, and affordable food.

3)         To increase the consumption of diverse, nutrient-rich foods among the poorest farmers households.

4)         To strengthen local community effort/capacity to establish sustainable agriculture, nutrition, and food security.