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With a projected budget of approximately “4.6 Million US-Dollars”, CMD has a number of projects both (emergencies, recovery & development) lined up for 2018 to be carried out as well as consolidated on all the running and completed ones to help advances its mandate to transform lives while empowering the vulnerable communities toward resilient building and livelihoods sustainability.

Our Impact in 2020

Education & Child Protection Programme

(Current donors – UNICEF and SSHF/UNDP)

Click on the below link to download our latest education project reports, 2020.

Education project report August, 2020 

Project Title Education in emergencies intervention for IDPs, returnees and vulnerable children and school-aged youth in Ayod (Jonglei State) and Ulang County (Upper Nile State)
Amount $$$
Population focus 64,637 (26,149 female) – Primary- 62,469 (24,938 girls); ALP – 725 (295 female); ECD – 1,332 (542 girls); Secondary- 145 (51 female); 650 teachers, 110 CED/Local authorities (20 Female)
Project summary The project envisions retention of 64,637 learners (26,149 female) and enrolment of up to 14,192 out of school learners (including 5,471 females) at the end of 2019. The project will cover 79 primary schools, 2 Secondary School, 5 ALP schools and 5 ECD Schools). The project envisages the opportunity to offer continuity to secondary school for 37 (9 females) primary learners that sat primary national exams through UNICEF funding in 2016 in Ayod County and enrolment of 44 learners (8 females) into secondary education from sitting P8 exams in 2017; CMD has partnered with GESS to encourage out of school female learners to enrol and remain in schools. 252 PTAs (Ayod-190, Ulang-62) will be trained through capitation grant and GESS project.


Project Title Emergency school feeding in Education in Emergency to crisis-affected children and youth in Ayod County- Jonglei State and Ulang County- Upper Nile State
Donor South Sudan Humanitarian Fund – SSHF/UNDP
Amount $$$
Population focus 10,487 (173 Men, 214 Women, 6,259 Boys and 3,841 Girls)
Project Summary CMD provides emergency school feeding to 10,100 children and youth to promote incentivized enrolment and attendance to learning. The multi-sectorial emergency intervention seeks to increase learners’ attendance, encourage female retention, support local markets, and provide female and youth income-generation and spread lifesaving nutrition and hygiene practices. This complementary assistance program utilizes ongoing EiE interventions, build on the past gains, and promote enrolment and attendance in schools. Activity types include- #1. Emergency school feeding, #2. Accelerated Learning Programmes (ALP). The intervention makes learning spaces protective against harmful practices, help poor families and families where parents are busy or absent by elevating strain on the family food supply, improve learners’ concentration/performance, reduce short-term hunger and nutritional deficiencies. The program engages incentivized local caretakers/ cooks, trained on food handling.
Water Sanitation & Hygiene Program

(Current donors – UNICEF, SSHF/UNDP and IOM)


Project Title

Emergency WASH response to support cholera affected communities including IDPs, Host and Returnees in Ayod, Duk, Kapoeta South and North (Jonglei and Eastern Equitoria States)

Amount $$$
Population focus 113,800 people (85,352 IDPs and 14,800 school children and youth)
Project Summary

The project provides 27,500 persons (16,500 female) with sufficient and adequate clean and safe water in Ayod, Duk, Kapoeta South and Kapoeta North based on sphere standards. 55 boreholes are planned for rehabilitation (Ayod-35 and 20-Duk). 15,300 people (9,180 female) provided adequate sanitation and hygiene facilities that are safe and gender appropriate. 60 latrine stances will be established (Ayod-20, Duk-20, Kapoetas- 20). 45 waste management pits setup (Ayod- 30 and Duk-15 especially in CTU/ORP facilities, markets and schools). 140 Hygiene promoters (65 female) will be trained and engaged, planned to reach 56,000 people (36,411 female) as 1 HP is planned to reach 16 HHs per week. 56,000 people reached with hygiene promotion messaging aimed at improving WASH standards amongst vulnerable communities. 14,800 school going children (5,290 girls and 9,510 boys) reached by WASH in 37 schools activities in Ayod, Duk and Kapoeta North and South. 27,000 people estimated to benefit from NFIs including quality water treatments, distributed at water points, CTC/ORP.


Project Title Emergency WASH support to IDPs and vulnerable host communities in Ayod, Duk and Nyirol Counties (Jonglei State)
Donor South Sudan Humanitarian Fund / UNDP
Amount $$$
Population focus 18,000 people (3,000 Men 4,500- Women 4,500- Boys 6,000 –Girls)
Project Summary

This is a lifesaving water, sanitation and hygiene services project for IDPs and host communities in in South Sudan with a scope for expanding to other high-need areas within these counties. The intensified package continues to have an emergency cholera outbreak response and implement comprehensive hygiene behavior-change components, robust integration with health and nutrition interventions, and fully streamlined gender and protection needs as identified. Services include provision of clean water supply to households and community structures with rigorous water quality, Provision/rehabilitation of semi-permanent/permanent latrines in institutional infrastructures (hospitals, PHCCs, PHCUs, schools, nutritional centers) for existing IDPs and new arrivals with tailored designs for people with WASH integration to mitigate WASH-related illness and morbidity via referral tracking systems and integrated outbreak response planning.


Project Title

Integrated Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Response and Prevention of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Ayod, Kapoeta South and Kapoeta North (Jonglei & Eastern Equatoria States)

Amount $$$
Population focus 62,200 (Women: 25,500 Men: 8,400 Girls: 19,750 Boys: 8,550)
Project Summary

The overall objective of the project is to provide safe, adequate and dignified WASH services to vulnerable communities. There are four major components of the WASH Project:

1) Provision of safe access to safe water, to ensure the targeted population in the targeted locations have safe access to safe water sources through hand pump routine repairs and preventive maintenance

2) Provision of sanitation facilities, to ensure that targeted people in the targeted locations have access to sanitation facilities that are appropriate to gender and culture.

3) Hygiene promotion and training, to ensure that targeted women, men, and children are protected from outbreaks of communicable diseases and have knowledge of improved hygiene practices, including cholera prevention.

4) Mainstreaming gender equality, Gender-Based Violence (GBV), inclusion of persons with disabilities and accountability to affected populations in WASH activities

Nutrition Program

(Current donors – UNICEF and WFP)

Project Title

Emergency Nutrition intervention for IDPs, returnees and vulnerable children (6-59 months) in Northern Ayod County – Jonglei State.

Donor UNICEF and WFP
Amount $$$
Population focus

17,560 (7,902 Boys & 9,658 Girls) for screening; 1,566 (706 Boys, 860 Girls) for SAM treatment; 2,016 mothers/caregivers for MIYCN counselling; 26,080 (14,344 girls, 11,736 boys) for vitamin A supplementation (socio- mobilization for NIDS); 16,895 (9,292 girls, 7,603 boys) for deworming (socio-mobilization for NIDS); 611 Female Adults and 391 Male Adults), 157 SAM cases with complication. TSFP: 3,217 (Male- 1,058   Female- 2,159)

Project Summary

Targeted emergency nutrition supplies and services to a SAM caseload of up to 1,566 (Including 157 complicated severe acute cases) in need (less than five years both boys and girls) in South Sudan. CMD trains community nutrition volunteers (CNVs) and Mother-to-Mother support groups from host community to acquire skills and knowledge on Integrated Management of SAM and Maternal Infant and young child feeding practices so as to provide quality nutrition services. Community Health facility staff capacitated for integration of SAM management into health programmes especially on referral of severe cases to OTP. Community and school sensitization on nutrition issues conducted. Project endeavors to;

1) Increased collaboration in the delivery of nutrition services in the county including SAM treatment and management with complication.

2) Increased access to Vitamin A supplementation, Therapeutic milk F75/100, Deworming through NIDs as a result of socio-mobilization

3) Facilitate access to CMD-supported OTPs for children aged 6-59 months with SAM.

4) Increase access to F75/100 for inpatient management of SAM and ensure transition to CMAM using RUTF.

TSFP aims to reduce effects of moderate malnutrition amongst under 5’s, pregnant and lactating women through treatment and provision of targeted supplementary feeding (based on CMAM guidelines) and to strengthen the referral system of SAM to the OTPs.


Healthcare Program

(Current donors – UNICEF, SSHF, UNDP, IMA/World Bank and UNFPA)


Project Title

Provision of emergency health services to internally displaced persons and vulnerable host communities in Ayod County, Jonglei State

Donor South Sudan Humanitarian Fund / UNDP
Amount $$$
Population focus 21,429 (Men-3, 429 Women- 5, 000 Boys – 6, 000 Girls-7, 000)
Project Summary

The 6 months project plans to reach 3,429 men, 5,000 women, 6,000 boys and 7,000 girls with emergency health services in the locations of Ayod county through PHCUs support, mobile teams and PHCCs support at the main facility in Jiech and Gorwai with a SAM stabilization centre and CMR services. The project also alongside WASH interventions in the community through other secured funding provides emergency WASH in all health facilities, sustained health support to malnourished children and PLW. In each of these locations, CMD works towards strengthening surveillance and quality to detect, prevent and respond to outbreaks amongst IDP populations and vulnerable host communities. In order to provide a holistic package, ongoing WASH, Nutrition and Education projects in these locations will form an integral part of the response thereby mitigating occurrence of integrated emergency health related needs. In parts of Ayod CMD will work with the cluster leads and partners (MEDAIR, RMF and IMA) to ensure availability of minimum essential stock of SAM treatments for medical complicated cases as a result of the food insecurity.


Project Title Support the County Health Department in provision of primary Healthcare services
Donor IMA/World Bank
Amount $$$
Population focus An estimated population of 166,334 in the greater Ayod County
Project Summary

In partnership with IMA/ World Bank and the Ministry of Health Under the RRHP, CMD in collaboration with the CHD delivers health services to community in greater Ayod County supporting 15 functional health facilities (6 Primary Health Care centers – PHCCs and 9 Primary Health Care Units – PHCUs). CMD timely implement delivery of health services while improving the access and utilization of services through improving community participation and engagement and enhancing linkages between the community and the health facilities by establishing outreaches in order to provide health services to dense populations that are far from the Health facilities.

Food Security & Livelihood Program

(Current donors – UN-FAO, SSHF and UNDP)


Project Title

Support to recovery of crop and fisheries production in Renk county, former Upper Nile State

Donor UN-FAO
Population focus 18,000 people (3000 Households beneficiaries)
Amount $$$
Project Summary

In partnership with FAO, CMD supports vulnerable households through provision of crops seeds, vegetable seeds and fishing kits whereas also providing trainings to enhance the production, pest control, post harvesting management and marketing of the produce.

Crop production support: In support to crop production 3000 households will be provided with hand tools (hoes and maloda) and assorted crop seed of their choice through seed fairs;  400 households with vegetable seed; To build the resilience of farm households a total of 7 crop producer groups (210 members) and 3 seed production groups (90 members) will be trained through using Farmer Field School (FFS) approach; and one storage facility built for collective storage and marketing by the trained farmer groups.

Fisheries support: To support the fisher folks, 400 households will be provided fishing gears while 2 groups (60 members) trained in fish harvest, post-harvest handlings and processing. In addition, one fish processing facility consisting of a fish smoking oven and drying rack will be built in Gerger payam.

CMD works together with the community farmer groups, fisher groups, seed traders and more importantly closely with the Local authorities, County agricultural department together with the State ministry of Agriculture to ensure the dissemination of knowledge among the community and achieving the project objectives.


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