Adolescent Livelihood Opportunities
USC Canada | Country: Bangladesh | Amount: $22,704 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to support 9,977 (4,363 M/ 5,614 F) direct beneficiaries in income generation activities through ecological farming in Northern Bangladesh. It hopes to establish sixteen Adolescent Resource Centers serving fifty villages to facilitate seed bank management, technical assistance and intergenerational knowledge transfer.
Andean Regional Initiative
WUSC - World University Service of Canada | Country: Peru | Amount: $17,324 | Funded in 2014-15
The project aims to improve the well-being of marginalized populations - particularly women and Indigenous peoples in the Huarmey Municipality of Peru by providing extensive training and capacity building to municipal authorities, civil society members and community leaders.
Building a Clinic in the Chirasauta Community
Canadian Multicultural Disability Centre | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $7,651 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to lead to reduced infant mortality and morbidity rates through the construction of a clinic in Chirasauta, an impoverished rural area in Zimbabwe. The clinic will have five structures, including a maternity ward to cater to the medical needs of the community.
Building Sustainable Livelihoods in Malawi
Presbyterian World Service & Development | Country: Malawi | Amount: $11,877 | Funded in 2014-15
The program seeks to equip 740 households in Southern and Northern Malawi with opportunities to build sustainable livelihoods through Self Help and Volunteer Care groups. MCIC funding will go towards continued support for implementing program activities such as vocational skills, education, savings/ financial management, awareness of maternal and child health services and WASH in Blantyre and Ekwendeni Districts.
Construction of a Health Care Centre
Osamipe | Country: Congo (DR) | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2014-15
This project seeks to contribute to providing improved access to basic health care services for 9,000 inhabitants of Nyalukungu village by constructing a maternity ward in Shabunda, DRC. MCIC funds will be used to procure building material.
Ebola Awareness and Sensitization
Tearfund Canada | Country: Liberia | Amount: $57,500 | Funded in 2014-15
The project is a partnership with the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL). It seeks to raise awareness and distribute basic sanitation equipment to 15 Liberian communities in Zota District, Liberia at risk of contracting Ebola. The project is targeting 300 households as direct beneficiaries (144 male, 156 female-headed households) and 1,958 indirect beneficiaries (876 male, 1,082 female).
Ebola Crisis Response Scale-Up
Save the Children - Canada | Country: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone | Amount: $55,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project aims to pool funds to save lives, alleviate suffering, mitigate impact and increase local capacity to respond effectively and quickly to the Ebola crisis. The project seeks to provide preventive care and treatment to an estimated 20% population reach, within a six month period.
El Shaddai Community Center
EMAS Canada | Country: Haiti | Amount: $23,485 | Funded in 2014-15
This is an educational construction project that seeks to contribute to the teaching of hurricane and earthquake resistant buildings and provides the local community with employment opportunities leading to an economic stimulus.
Emergency Food and Agricultural Support
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: South Sudan | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2014-15
This project aims to help 300 families access short-term food relief and the means to plant crops in the aftermath of widespread food insecurity caused by conflict and consecutive bad harvests.
Emergency Food Support
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Pakistan | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project will directly contribute toward improved food security for 150 families in the aftermath of widespread flooding in Pakistan. It will provide the families with WHO approved nutritional food rations for one month and establish four Village Flood Response Committees.