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FANONGA – A new project for food security

On September 24th 2020, ADRA launched FANONGA, a food security project funded by BMZ, the German Ministry for Cooperation and Economic Development. FANONGA, meaning progress in Malagasy, will intervene during three years in Ampanihy, a district of Atsimo Andrefana Region in the South of Madagascar, affected by drought and food insecurity.


COVID-19 response: fortified rice for school children and families

In Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar, the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in March 2020. The pandemic started to reach its highest level in July 2020; the city was under lockdown and all schools had been closed since March. During the school year, ADRA has been implementing a school feeding program with the support of Rise Against Hunger, distributing fortified rice to 41 schools in the capital. However, as a result of the lockdown, school canteen has been suspended and food distribution stopped.


A chance for a better education

ADRA Madagascar and ADRA Netherlands are partnering to support education in targeted primary and secondary schools in the capital city. In February 2020, three schools received new facilities, teaching and learning materials, and educational games.


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