International Projects

  • Responding to Needs of Vulnerable Populations in Mexico’s Border Communities

    | Country: Mexico | Amount: $9,650 | Funded in 2012/2013

    This project is Responding to Needs of Vulnerable Populations in Mexico’s Border Communities by supporting safety and education for youth at risk on the Mexico-US border, in Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez.

  • Shigikirana Savings for Life

    Tearfund Canada | Country: Burundi | Amount: $13,552 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Shigikirana Savings for Life will support Dutabarane, a local NGO, to expand their Shigikirana Savings for Life program, organizing and training 1,300 community-based village savings groups of the very poor (23,400 people) to accumulate very small amounts of savings, pool these resources and provide micro-loans to each other for income generating activities to improve their livelihoods. All members will be provided with savings services and an estimated 50% or more will access loans.

  • Social Enterprise Development for Indigenous Peoples

    HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Philippines | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    HOPE’s Social Enterprise Development for Indigenous Peoples will provide the training and facilities enabling Indigenous youth and farmers to develop a working model of an environmentally, economically, and culturally viable entrepreneurial venture. The result is a cup of coffee that has a positive impact on the many lives that were involved in having it produced.

  • Stabilizing Food Security and Enhancing Livelihoods in Zimbabwe

    | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $7,866 | Funded in 2012/2013

    CHF is Stabilizing Food Security and Enhancing Livelihoods in Zimbabwe by enhancing the resilience of vulnerable households in Zimbabwe through integrated programming that stabilizes food security, enhances their asset base, and strengthens the capacity of SAFIRE to meet the needs of 6,000 vulnerable men, women, and children, including those affected by HIV/AIDS.

  • Strengthen the Democratic Processes that Support Poverty Reduction with an Environmental and Gender

    Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: India | Amount: $33,619 | Funded in 2012/2013

    In 170 beneficiary communities, LWSIT is training Strategic Action Group leaders and members (50% women; 50% men) in gender equity, leadership, legal issues, business management and vocational training for the development of credit and income generation opportunities. The MCIC contribution will help to Strengthen the Democratic Processes that Support Poverty Reduction with an Environmental and Gender Focus.

  • Supporting Systems to Achieve Improved Nutrition, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

    World Vision Canada | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Supporting Systems to Achieve Improved Nutrition, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health project seeks to strengthen the health system and empower community members to take joint action to improve delivery and utilization of essential health and nutrition interventions for children and pregnant women, building an enabling environment for health and enhancing the continuum of care between households and the health system.

  • Tailoring

    Eglise Mont Sinai Canada / Self Hope Women’s Group | Country: Congo (DR) | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The ambition of this Tailoring project is to offer training skills to the people to accomplish their dreams and be able to sustain themselves. It will gather all the necessary materials such as sewing machines, etc. and it will also provide extra training of marketing and sales; to help them provide school uniforms to their children, pay the school fees and to generate income in their families in Sange town, Eastern DRC.

  • Tangible Goals Approach with Rural Youth in Agricultural Community Economic Development in the Lake

    Marquis Project | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $12,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Tangible Goals Approach with Rural Youth in Agricultural Community Economic Development in the Lake Zone of Tanzania project is to act as a catalyst to build local capacity through a combination of microenterprise skills training, mentorship, aiding youth to establish tangible goals and to develop the means to access capital. The economic situation of youth approaching adulthood who leave school and/or are underemployed in rural villages in Tanzania requires intervention to enable their participation in the local market economy.

  • Tanzania 2013

    River East Transcona School Division / Kildonan East Collegiate | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Tanzania 2013 is a group of students partnering in a humanitarian project with Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief. The project will purchase building materials to construct rainwater harvesting tanks at a school in Karatu, Tanzania. It will also provide funds for latrines for girls, drinking water and hand washing stations, hygiene education, and training to establish a water management committee. Kildonan-East Collegiate students will have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania in May 2013 to learn firsthand about global issues and reinforce their awareness of global citizenship.

  • Tiling/Flooring for the Korle Gonno Community Library.

    Osu Children’s Library Fund | Country: Ghana | Amount: $7,768 | Funded in 2012/2013

    OCLF is building a library in a neighbourhood of the capital city of Accra, Ghana. The library, the first in this area, will cost CDN $550,000. The MGMGP grant will cover the Tiling/Flooring for the Korle Gonno Community Library.