Jenga Jamaa II (JENGA II – "Building the strength of communities II" ) was a $50 million five-year Developmental Food Assistance Program (DFAP) funded by USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP). JENGA II began in July 2011 and was implemented by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) , World Vision, Johns Hopkins University, and Sun Mountain International (SMTN) in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The overall goal of JENGA II was to sustainably reduce food insecurity among vulnerable households in Fizi, Uvira, and Kalehe territories of South Kivu Province, in DRC. JENGA II is a follow-on project to JENGA I, which was implemented in from 2008 to 2011.
This midterm evaluation, conducted from June–August 2014, assesses progress towards the achievement of the JENGA II project strategy from the project’s initiation in July 2011 through the end of June 2014.