Trainings in livestock management (Cow, Buffalo) for 875 women in Bagh-Kashmir and Manshera-NWFP were also conducted this month in partnership with the Animal Husbandry Inservice Training Institute NWFP Peshawar (AHITI). In addition, CNFA recognizes and is working to address, the urgent need to provide livelihood opportunities for women through the provision of micro-loans, as well as assisting in the purchase of small and large animals. CNFA recently conducted Backyard Poultry Training for 750 women in Manshera and Bagh and upon completion of their training; each woman received 50 chicken birds.
USAID has already provided $ 28 million for the I-LED project which will be implemented by CNFA Inc. Through a community-based mix of training, technical assistance and strategically targeted matching enterprise grants, I-LED will continue to focus on three major components in the earthquake affected areas of Pakistan: Reconstruction of Existing Livelihoods, Value-Chain Development and Local Economic Development.
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