International Projects

  • Cash Transfer Program for Flood-affected Families.

    ADRA Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    ADRA Philippines will work to provide immediate lifesaving relief to beneficiaries affected by Southwest Monsoon Flood in the Philippines through a Cash Transfer Program for Flood-affected Families. Cash transfers will provide beneficiaries with flexibility and empowerment, as they will be able to purchase items that meet their highest needs in wake of this natural disaster. ADRA plans to target 264 families (1,320 individuals - 50.5% male and 49.5% female) by providing each family with one-time vouchers worth Php. 2,000 (USD 50). These vouchers will be used by the families to purchase basic commodities in selected supermarkets.

  • Children Lead the Way

    Save the Children - Canada | Country: Burkina Faso | Amount: $12,504 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Children Lead the Way will promote exclusive breastfeeding for infants (aged 0-6 months) in Burkina Faso to address child morbidity and mortality. Project activities include training for community-health workers to support mothers to practice exclusive breastfeeding, and awareness-raising campaigns to address the cultural barriers against exclusive breastfeeding.

  • Co-operative Agricultural Growth

    Co-operative Development Foundation | Country: Rwanda | Amount: $17,509 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Co-operative Agricultural Growth project in Rwanda seeks to improve the agricultural production, productivity and marketing capacity of 15 co-operatives and their members in vulnerable, food insecure communities in two provinces (7 districts) of Rwanda.

  • Coeur dans la main

    Amigos de L.U.I.S. Inc. / College Louis Riel | Country: Dominican Republic | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Through the Coeur dans la main project, a group of students from Winnipeg will spend 2 weeks in a remote and deprived region (province of Ocoa) of the Dominican Republic and will take part in building at least one home through a local organization (ADESJO). The new sturdy, structurally sound brick houses replace old, dilapidated wooden structures, some with thatched roofs. The construction is an ongoing project in the region.

  • Community Based Rehabilitation Program for Children with Disabilities

    | Country: Dominican Republic | Amount: $8,095 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Community Based Rehabilitation Program for Children with Disabilities aims at providing effective, accessible and affordable rehabilitation services to children with disabilities in the Santiago area through an innovative community based approach. The project enables the neediest families to receive support to maximize their children’s mental and physical development potential, and, ultimately, to increase their developmental quotient.

  • Community Solutions to Gender Barriers in Malawi

    MATCH International Women’s Fund | Country: Malawi | Amount: $24,009 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Many menstrual girls in Malawi do not attend school 3 to 5 days a month because they lack sanitary products. Frequent/recurrent absence can lead to drop-out and perpetuate women’s economic and social disadvantage. MATCH, WUSC, and FAWEMA are finding Community Solutions to Gender Barriers in Malawi and supporting women’s groups within three districts to manufacture and distribute sanitary pads for school-age girls.

  • Community Transformation through Youth Economic Empowerment

    World Renew | Country: Nigeria | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Community Transformation through Youth Economic Empowerment will involve 210 male and female youth between the ages of 14 and 25 in skills training, apprenticeships and regular savings in order to improve their income earning opportunities and their ability to manage profit making enterprises.

  • Compostela Valley Rehabilitation

    Emmanuel International Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Compostela Valley Rehabilitation project will assist victims of the December 4, 2012 Typhoon Bopha in southeast Mindanao (in and around the cities of Compostela and New Bataan). Assistance will focus on getting people back into their homes, and will include provision of bedding, construction materials and tools.

  • Construction of El Shaddai Community Centre

    EMAS Canada | Country: Haiti | Amount: $12,041 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Through the Construction of El Shaddai Community Centre, Haitians are learning how to build better than before. In addition to the construction of much needed safe buildings, this project is teaching workers hurricane and earthquake resistant construction techniques and the quality and quantity of materials needed to build better buildings. This educational construction project is also providing employment and economic stimulus to the neighbourhood through the purchase of construction materials. All of the work is being done by Haitians.

  • Developing Local Women’s Agri-Businesses in the Volta Region of Ghana

    Crossroads International | Country: Ghana | Amount: $2,835 | Funded in 2012/2013

    This project is Developing Local Women’s Agri-Businesses in the Volta Region of Ghana and empowering women members of two agri-businesses producing gari, derived from the local cassava plant, and oil derived from the local palm fruit. The project will help the women improve production through access to land, improved business practices and environmentally friendly techniques, and access to a new market niche in local school boards.