International Projects

  • Theatre as a Tool for Positive Change

    Osu Children’s Library Fund | Country: Ghana | Amount: $7866 | Funded in 2013-14

    This project aims to strengthen an existing theatre company in an OCLF -sponsored library facility in Accra, Ghana, and to provide a drama outreach program for residents with physical disabilities at the Orthopaedic Training Centre in Nsawam, Ghana.

  • Women Youth Entrepreneurs Transforming and Conserving Garden Produce

    Crossroads International | Country: Mali | Amount: $3100 | Funded in 2013-14

    The project supports 30 young women entrepreneurs in Mali to transform and conserve garden produce including fruits, vegetables and grains. The women’s producer group will improve their management practices and gain technical knowledge and skills to improve the quality and range of conserved food products available for sale year-round.

  • Women-Led Community Food Security and Nutrition in Dibate

    Canadian Physicians for Aid & Relief | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $9841 | Funded in 2013-14

    The project aims to improve agricultural productivity and nutrition through improved production, savings and marketing practices among female and male farmers participating in farmer-led Farmer Field Schools. The emphasis is on strengthening control of women farmers over cash and resources, and improving consumption and nutrition at the household level.

  • Adolescent Livelihood Opportunities

    USC Canada | Country: Bangladesh | Amount: $8,123 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Adolescent Livelihood Opportunities project supports young farmers, particularly girls, to increase and diversify their opportunity to earn a living from ecological farming. Through training, farmer to farmer exchanges, awareness raising and material support, girls from poor rural areas of northern Bangladesh are learning new skills for income generation and food security.

  • Bikes for Health

    UNICEF Canada - Prairie Region | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $57,965 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Bikes for Health is a nation-wide initiative to provide community-based health workers with transportation to improve health in Zimbabwe. Bicycles provide low cost, green and sustainable means of transportation that allow village health care workers to cover their 20 km region with greater efficiency bringing health care to more people in less time.

  • Building Innovative Economic Opportunities for Young People

    USC Canada | Country: Honduras | Amount: $14,015 | Funded in 2012/2013

    USC Canada is Building Innovative Economic Opportunities for Young People. This project provides training, capacity building and support for young people in rural Honduras and contributes to the economic and food security of youth in the Departments of Yoro and Intibuca through strengthened youth organizations and organizing, agro-ecology and linkages to local agricultural value-chains.

  • Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights

    United Church of Canada | Country: Peru, Philippines | Amount: $27,093 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights project seeks to build the capacity of communities in Peru and the Philippines to mobilize their communities to understand human rights and engage local governments in healthy collaboration.

  • Capacity Building: Training in the Chirasauta Rural Community

    Canadian Multicultural Disability Centre | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $6,983 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Through Capacity Building: Training in the Chirasauta Rural Community, four sets of five day training workshops on good governance and the application of effective community building skills will be conducted in the Chirasauta rural district. The community will need this expertise as they move to implement three development projects. These three projects include the construction of a high school, a clinic and a dam.

  • Capitalizing on Innovative Economic Opportunities for Youth Entrepreneurs in Mali

    Crossroads International | Country: Mali | Amount: $14,996 | Funded in 2012/2013

    This project is Capitalizing on Innovative Economic Opportunities for Youth Entrepreneurs in Mali and will accelerate the success of 76 new youth-led micro enterprises and support the launch of 45 additional youth-led businesses in and around Bamako by increasing skills in financial management and marketing. It builds on a 3-year pilot to support 121 youth (64% female) to develop viable businesses.

  • Cash Grants, Livelihood Asset Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction in Ishkhufban

    Save the Children - Canada | Country: Somalia | Amount: $24,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    SCC continues to provide food security and livelihood support to vulnerable households in Somalia via cash grants and animal health interventions. Cash Grants, Livelihood Asset Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction in Ishkhufban includes training in disaster risk reduction and implementation of measures to increase community resilience.