TEARFUND UK in the Central African Republic is one of the TF Family members. Established in CAR in 1978, TF briefly halted activities in 2005 over impossible operating security conditions, and resumed its Programme in 2013 subsequently to the resurgence of the armed conflict and degradation in humanitarian situation in the country.
TEARFUND UK is a Christian humanitarian and development agency, present in over 53 countries around the five continents. Website: www.tearfund.org
TF strives to see people freed from poverty, and supports efforts of communities and churches to respond to emergencies, provide humanitarian lifesaving assistance and build communities long lasting resilience.
AREA OF INTERVENTION IN CAR: TF CAR portfolio of multi-sector response projects covers five prefectures: Lobaye, Ombella M’Poko, Bangui and Ouaka / Bambari.
SECTORS OF INTERVENTION:
- WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE
- FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS
- SEXUAL AND GENDER VIOLENCE PREVENTION
- WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
- PEACE BUILDING
- CHURCH AND COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION (CCT)
APROACHE: multi-sector and integrated project
GRANTS ACQUISITION AND IMPLEMENTATION CAPACITY
FUNDING DURING LAST 5 YEARS
TF in CAR has received funding from OFDA/BHA, ECHO, UKAM/FCDO and DRA. The funding completed other small grants from TF partnerships and UN agencies in CAR. The average budget during the last four years is $6 Millions
- OUR PARTNERS.
TF in CAR is involved in the NGO forum CCO where it interacts with the international NGO community and exchanges learning and good practices. TF also is a regular member of humanitarian clusters: SGBV, FSL and WASH, participation that it leverages to participate in the country’s humanitarian response programming. TF has been in consortium with WVI, CORDAID, and WLF. It has an active consortium with IMC. TF has also worked with the national alliance for Bible translation ACTBA, the national youth union for economic development JUPEDEC as downstream partners.
TF has good working relations with host government agencies, especially the national sanitation agency (ANAE), the directorate general of numeracy (DGA), women and social welfare and different departments in charge of agriculture and rural development.