EDUCATION/ CAPACITY BUILDING
Daasgift has the skill and capacity to train rural folks to acquire entrepreneurial and business management skills to add value to their businesses and create wealth. The training programs are tailored to meet the needs of clients who are mostly illiterates or semi-literates.
Daasgift has designed a number of demand driven microfinance products and services that seek to enhance access to micro finance services by petty traders, farmers, agro and food vendors/ processors, fishmongers, and many others who are financially excluded to improve their lives, reduce poverty and create wealth. Village Savings and Loans Associations have also been established in excluded communities.
Renewable Energy Solutions
CLIMATE CHANGE AWARENESS CREATION AND RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS
Daasgift sensitizes and creates awareness in communities on the effects of global warming, climate change adaptation, deforestation, availability of alternative energy solutions and their economic and health benefits.
We integrate sanitation into our programs and address issues of environmental concern affecting resources like water and the atmosphere. Our program, “Saving Lives through Cleanliness”, aims at changing local behavior towards a more sustainable planning and maintenance of the environment through partnership. We encourage communities along the coast to clean their beaches and find suitable places to dispose plastic waste. We also train youth to convert them to valuable products through recycling. Daasgift also promotes improved smoking stoves that do not emit poisonous gases into the environment and are user friendly, economically in terms of fuelwood.
GENDER AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
DQF has undertaken a number of activities where issues of gender were addressed leading to some successes. However due to lack of sponsorship/donors a gender specific project hasn’t been undertaken.