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Call for Proposals: Innovation for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Ghana

Posted April 24th 2018

Alia sells toilets in her community as part of iDE Canada’s work in Ghana. This helps sanitation businesses increase their sales, providing families a safe and clean place “to go.” The flexibility of this job means Alia can bring her youngest child, still a baby, to work with her.

Alia sells toilets in her community as part of iDE Canada’s work in Ghana. This helps sanitation businesses increase their sales, providing families a safe and clean place “to go.” The flexibility of this job means Alia can bring her youngest child, still a baby, to work with her.

Global Affairs Canada has launched a call for preliminary proposals to enhance economic empowerment, well-being and inclusive economic growth for women in Ghana. Under this call, all proposals must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome as well as one of the following intermediate outcomes:

  • Improved enabling environment and reduced gender-specific barriers for women’s participation in economic growth
  • Enhanced access to decent work for women
  • Increased productivity, profitability and innovation of women-owned businesses

Proposed projects should be between $5 million to $10 million in size and last between three to five years. The total amount of funding available under the this call is $30 million over five years. Global Affairs may fund any number of proposals, or none, up to the maximum funding available.

Visit the international.gc.ca for more information and to submit your proposal

Deadline for submitting a preliminary proposal is June 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CST.

Questions?

If you have questions specific to this call, send them to call-ghana.appel-ghana@international.gc.ca by 11:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Global Affairs Canada will not respond to questions received after this deadline, or questions on specific organizational circumstances or on specific project proposals. All answers will be posted on the Innovation for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Ghana Questions and Answers Page to ensure all applicants have access to the same information at the same time.