This is an ongoing project was funded by The Brooke East Africa for a period of 12 Months (2024-2025)

Key Achievements:

  • Through the planting of fodder and expansion of existing fodder farms, donkeys in Lokore have access to a consistent and nutritious food source.
  • With access to better-quality fodder, donkeys Nachuro- Loima, are less prone to malnutrition, and the incidence of harness wound lesions has decreased.
  • Donkey owners in Pelekech-Turkana West area benefited from a ready market for their fodder.
  • Empowered donkey owners and the local community by providing them with knowledge and skills in fodder farming and donkey care.
  • Conducted a baseline assessment of cross border donkey trade, hides, migratory routes, donkey populations and welfare issues in Moroto, Kaabong and Kotido districts
  • Facilitated training of 15 CDRs from Loima on donkey diseases and linkage to the Turkana County e-surveillance.
  • Trained 15 CAHWS on donkey management and donkey diseases in Kaabong and Moroto districts.
  • Facilitated a meeting of Fifteen (15) Administrators including chiefs, LCIII (equivalent of chiefs from Uganda), National and County government administrators at sub-county level develop actionable plans to address cross border theft and illegal slaughter of donkeys.
  • Sensitized 15 LSPs in Moroto on equine welfare management and diseases.
  • Facilitated national donkey day celebrations in Turkana
  • Constructed a livestock holding crush at Lomokori along the border
  • Installed a borehole at Keekoro-Akwaan (Lokirima-Lorengkippi Ward) and constructed livestock water troughs

 

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Humanitarian action & Other emergencies
-Natural Resource Management ,Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA)
Education, Youths, PWDs & Child Protection
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Food Security ,Sustainable Livelihoods Development and Animal Welfare
Women empowerment & Gender Equity
Peacebuilding and Governance
Kenya crisis response (Swedish International Development Agency)
Turkana Pastoralists Capacity Strengthening Project
Turkana Drought Emergency Intervention