Project name:

Fight Hunger First Initiative in Devipur block of Jharkhand (FHFI)

Project Title:

Fight Hunger First Initiative – Realizing Rights and Livelihod Opportunities in Rural India, CD Block Devipur in Deogarh District, Jharkhand

Partners and their address:

Abhivyakti Foundation, Himani Bhawan, New Barganda, (Besides Barganda Sub Post Office) Giridih – 815301, JHARKHAND. Phone No. – +91 9801331700

Project field area: Number and name of the villages, block, district etc.:

36 villages in 2 panchayats namely Daranga and Barwan of Devipur block in Deoghar District, Jharkhand

Total project period:

Total project period- 1st November 2011 – 31st December 2014 ( 3 years approx, proposed) Starting Date: 1st November 2011, proposed

Total approved budget and budget for the present year:

Total proposed budget – EURO 90, 669/- Total project budget for the present year- Approved budget to be received from donor

Project Objective / overall Goal and Expected Results:

Project Objective: To improve key indicators related to food, income and nutrition security within a 6 years period in Devipur block of Deoghar district (Jharkhand), while achieving important synergies & collaboration among the partners related to convergence, capacity building, advocacy and fundraising.

Expected Results:

Result 1: Strengthened Community based institutions to address and ensure accessibility of rights and entitlements in areas of Food Security, access to commons, Mother and Child Nutrition and Primary Education.

Result 2: Established demonstrable pilots in FNS, Mother and Child Nutrition or Primary Education with potential for replication and upscale by the Government.

Result 3: Advocacy and networking at block, district and State level, address FNS Mother and Child Nutrition and Primary Education and bring in policy level changes on those issues.

Major achievements till date:

Project is yet to start and the MoU with the donor likely to be signed in February 2012

Concerned staff member:

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Jha



Significant learning till date: