A livelihood is a means of making a living. It covers people’s potentialities, assets, income and activities required to fix the requisites of life. A livelihood is sustainable when it enables people to cope with and recover from shocks and stresses (such as natural disasters and economic or social upheavals) and enhance their well-being and that of future generations without undermining the natural environment or resource base, from this point of view TASS recognizes offering livelihood opportunities for poor and disasters affected people in various occupations will increase their income-generating capacity.
TASS has offered livelihood opportunities to 360 women and 120 men in various location with skills and grants to start up their own small businesses to improve their income generating capacity giving them skills of sewing, dye and tie, fishing, small management after skills training each was given grants to start up business in kind such as sewing machine, garments and paints for decoration, fishing boats, and other stock for small businesses. In addition to these, TASS has distributed dry rations to 5,000 households and offered restocking to 100 drought pastoral families with 10 goats each to rear and cover their resilience to improve their living conditions