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Humanitarian Assistance

Project Name: Sigi-Biromaru Livelihood Support Program(Indonesia)
Project Description: On September 28, 2018, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, also triggering a devastating tsunami. The disaster has caused tremendous damage on agricultural land, irrigation systems and agriculture tools; the livelihoods of local farmers are jeopardized. Therefore, the project aims to assist the earthquake affected families by improving access to livelihood recovery.
Overall, the project will:
1. construct shallow water wells to support the agricultural recovery.
2. remove earthquake debris from affected farming land and conduct plantation preparation through Cash-for-Work (CfW) programme.
3. improve farmers' access to agriculture inputs and technical assistance.

Implementation Start Date: 2018/12/24
Implementation End Date: 2019/12/23
Source of Funding: TaiwanICDF
Project Objectives: The earthquake and tsunami affected families in the target area have improved access to livelihood recovery.
Executing Agency: World Vision
Implementation Arrangement: The TaiwanICDF dispatches one to two experts to assist in the implementation of the project during the 12 months; Wahana Visi Indonesia implements the proposed activities and liaises with local government units and stakeholders; World Vision Taiwan assists in the supervision of the project.
Current Progress: To the end of September 2019, the following activities have been completed:
1. Completed construction of 50 shallow wells, and among all the wells 3 will be relocated due to low groundwater level.
2. Utilized 507 CfW equipment and heavy equipment provided by Sigi Agriculture Department to clean earthquake debris of 100 ha agricultural land.
3. Purchased seven hand tractors and four rotary tillers and distributed to seven farmers’ groups.
4. Completed first vendor assessment in Palu and Sigi and a total of 1,496 vouchers have been provided to 200 farmers to get fertilizers and seedlings from validated agriculture input stores. First harvest includes shallot, corn and pepper, and the harvest celebration was held on August 19.
5. Dispatched the agriculture consultant from Taiwan, who assisted in soil assessment and provided training in Lolu village.
6. Distributed payment for CfW(507HHs) through the Last Mile Mobile Solutions.
7. Conducted one disaster risk reduction(DRR) training participated by 170 people.
Project Coordinator Name: Richard C. Hung
Project Coordinator Phone: 02-28732323 ext. 315
Project Coordinator E-mail: richard.hung@icdf.org.tw
Cooperating Stakeholders: World Vision
Sector: Humanitarian Aid
Sector Item: Reconstruction Relief and Rehabilition
Cooperating Country: Asia-Pacific, Indonesia
Cooperating Organization: World Vision
Themes: Agriculture
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date:2018/12/28
  • Date Updated:2019/11/21