The Health, Education, Agriculture, Land Security and Livelihood, and Sustainability (HEALS) Community Development project is a multi-faceted development project model aimed at improving the livelihood of the people living in poverty.
The aim of the HEALS Program is to break the poverty cycle by enabling marginalised cultures and communities to be self-sustaining and self-determining.
- Through the health program women’s health, particularly in childbirth and family planning, is improved
- Access to clean drinking water provided.
- Equal access to education helps to bridge gender inequality.
- Education helps children and adults to develop skills to help them escape poverty.
- Adult education is also a key part of developing improved and sustainable agricultural practices that not only improve land use efficiency and enhance livelihoods but also improve sustainability.