International Projects

  • Crossing the Digital Divide

    Marquis Project | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $11,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    This project is Crossing the Digital Divide, delivering Information Communication Technology (ICT) workshops focusing on climate change and gender issues. Participatory practices will be used in agricultural extension programs to connect ICT data with indigenous knowledge related to changes in the crop/weather calendar in four rural Tanzanian communities.

  • Dairy Farming in Busowa

    St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Parish | Country: Uganda | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Dairy Farming in Busowa will work with HIV/AIDS affected and infected individuals in the Bugiri District of Uganda, increasing their incomes and diets. This will be accomplished via distribution of cows/bulls, husbandry training, shelter building, record keeping, and integrating crop production of food with management of resources.

  • Developing the Plum Subsector in Protected Dry Forest Areas

    Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) | Country: Peru | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    In Developing the Plum Subsector in Protected Dry Forest Areas, MEDA is working in the Tumbes National Mangrove Sanctuary in Peru to improve the productivity and quality of plum production and the marketing of value-added products such as jams and juices by small-holder farmers and their associations.

  • Economic Growth and Food Security Project

    Co-operative Development Foundation | Country: Colombia | Amount: $17,897 | Funded in 2010/2011

    CDF’s Economic Growth and Food Security Project in Colombia will help farmers to plan and grow substitute crops for coca using market analysis, business planning and co-operative development.

  • Education is Our Future

    Canadian Humanitarian | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $7,704 | Funded in 2010/2011

    The Education is Our Future project is designed to provide training in three vocations: metalworking, woodworking and hairdressing. Sixty young adults will gain the skills and experience needed to obtain meaningful employment, as these vocations are in high demand.

  • Emergency Assistance to Children & their Families Affected by Floods in Southern Shaanxi Province

    | Country: China | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Provision of Emergency Assistance to Children & their Families Affected by Floods in Southern Shaanxi Province will reduce the immediate impact of flooding on affected student populations, provide temporary structures, ensure continued education, and involve students in disaster risk prevention.

  • Emergency Assistance to People Affected by the Food Crisis in the Tellaberi and Dosso Regions

    | Country: Niger | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Plan is delivering Emergency Assistance to People Affected by the Food Crisis in the Tellaberi and Dosso Regions of Niger. This includes food, gardening supplies, recovery of lost livelihoods, community early warning systems and cereal banks with food and seed stocks.

  • Emergency Flooding Relief

    HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Pakistan | Amount: $50,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    HOPE’s Emergency Flooding Relief project provides emergency medical support for four medical clinics serving approximately 15,500 women, children and men displaced by severe flooding.

    This project was part of $200,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to the July 2010 flooding in Pakistan.

  • Emergency Relief for Earthquake Affected People

    United Church of Canada (Canadian Churches in Action) | Country: Japan | Amount: $100,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Emergency Relief for Earthquake Affected People allows Canadian Churches in Action to focus on vulnerable groups impacted by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. The churches and local organizations are working together to address basic needs such as drinking water, food, utensils, clothing, fuel and psychological assistance.

    This project was part of $200,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

  • Emergency Relief for Flood Affected People

    Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (Canadian Churches in Action) | Country: Pakistan | Amount: $50,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Emergency Relief for Flood Affected People enables Canadian Churches in Action, through the PWRDF, to meet the immediate and short-term basic human needs of approximately 550 flood-affected households by distributing tents to disaster affected families.

    This project was part of $200,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to the July 2010 flooding in Pakistan.