International Projects

  • 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.

  • 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.