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05DJIBOUTI147 2005-02-15 03:18:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Djibouti
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SPECIAL SELF-HELP ANNUAL YEAR-END REPORT

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					  UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 DJIBOUTI 000147 

SIPDIS

FOR AF/EPS MARGARET DEQUIR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID ECON DJ
SUBJECT: SPECIAL SELF-HELP ANNUAL YEAR-END REPORT



1. In FY 2004, Post funded eight Self-Help projects in
Djibouti totaling USD 55,700. Post selected these projects
in accordance with its Mission Program Plan (MPP) objectives
in civil society development, economic development, public
diplomacy and counter-terrorism. Projects were located in
all of Djibouti's five administrative districts, including
more remote northern areas. The projects include income
generating sewing and artisan workshops, funding for
rehabilitation and reconstruction of two youth centers to
aid in keeping the youth from delinquency. Also, farmers
were funded to provide tools and water pumps for irrigation
to increase productivity. All the funds were obligated
before September 25, 2004 and supporting documents were
forwarded to USAID/Addis Controller.



2. Following is a list of funded projects:


A. IAANo. SSH-04-603-001
Activity Title: Artisan Workshop
Description: This workshop is designed to train young
unemployed girls to have sewing and artisanal skills that
will be used for income generation.
Beneficiaries: Women and girls and their families.
Location: Ali Sabieh District, village of Ali Sabieh.
U.S. Contribution: USD 3,300 to fund the purchase of sewing
machines and artisan materials.
Local Contribution: Building space and trainers, as well as
maintenance of the equipment.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will start by the first of October.



B. IAANo. SSH-04-603-002
Activity Title: Income Generating Activities for Women.
Description: Setting up a sewing workshop to create
employment for women from a poor neighborhood.
Beneficiaries: Women of the village of As-Eyla.
Location: Dikhil District, village of As-Eyla.
U.S. Contribution: USD 3,000 for sewing machines, cloth, and
furniture.
Local Contribution: Building space, training and maintenance
of the sewing machines.
Agreement signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004



C. IAANo. SSH-04-603-003
Activity Title: Rehabilitation of Sport Center for Youth.
Description: Teaching children Karate-Judo after school to
keep them off the street, away from drugs, and delinquency.
Beneficiaries: Children of the area.
Location: Djibouti District, Djibouti City.
U.S. Contribution: USD 3,700 for construction material.
Local Contribution: Building space and teachers.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004



D. IAANo. SSH-04-603-004
Activity Title: Rehabilitation of Women's Center and Sewing
Workshop.
Description: Renovation of the Women's Center and Sewing
Workshop.
Beneficiaries: Women in Obock.
Location: Obock District, Obock
U.S. Contribution: USD 7,000 for construction material,
sewing machines and cloth.
Local Contribution: Building space, teachers and
maintenance of the materials.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004



E. IAANo. SSH-04-603-005
Activity Title: Reconstruction of the Dorra Youth Center.
Description: Reconstruction of the youth center in a
village with a very high youth population. The purpose is
to keep the youth away from drugs and delinquency.
Beneficiaries: All youth of Dorra.
Location: District of Tadjoura, Dorra village.
U.S. Contribution: USD 14,000 for construction materials,
sports equipment.
Local Contribution: Skilled and unskilled labor.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004



F. IAANo. SSH-04-603-006
Activity Title: Farming Implements and Water Pumps.
Description: This area was severely affected by the last
flood and the farmers lost their equipment, tools and crops.
This grant will help them begin again.
Beneficiaries: Farmers and their families numbering 500
people.
Location: Djibouti District, Ambouli, Doraleh, and Wea
areas.


U. S. Contribution: USD 10,000 for water pumps and farming
implements.
Local Contribution: Transportation of material, unskilled
labor.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004



G. IAANo. SSH-04-603-007
Activity Title: Reinforcing Agriculture in Gobaad.
Description: Development of agriculture in Gobaad by
providing water pumps and agriculture implements.
Beneficiaries: Farmers and their families of Gobaad.
Location: Dikhil District, Gobaad area.
U.S. Contribution: USD 11,000 for water pumps and
agricultural implements.
Local Contribution: Well renovation.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004.


H. IAANo. SSH-04-603-008
Activity Title: Income Generating Activity.
Description: Replacing old sewing machines.
Beneficiaries: 200 women of the association and their
families.
Location: Djibouti District, Djibouti City
U.S. Contribution: USD 4,000 for machines, cloth and
furniture.
Local Contribution: Building space and trainers.
Agreement Signed: September 9, 2004
Status: The project will begin by October 1, 2004.