Realize the Right of Marginalized Children to Access a Quality, Relevant Education
Save the Children - Canada | Country: Bolivia | Amount: $14,118 | Funded in 2010/2011
SCC seeks to Realize the Right of Marginalized Children to Access a Quality, Relevant Education, including indigenous and those with disabilities. The project includes teacher training, distribution of appropriate texts, organization of student councils, and educational exchanges.
Research & Extension Activity Partnership (REAP)
Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba | Country: Bangladesh | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
The MCC Research & Extension Activity Partnership (REAP) will increase local food production through agricultural extension work and strengthened coordination of local partner groups. A key component is training in environmentally-friendly agricultural technologies.
Room to Play
Office of Student Life, University of Manitoba | Country: El Salvador | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
Room to Play is a project in which the Office of Student Life is assisting with the development of facilities at El Escalon School in Sonsonate. The school serves as a community centre and emergency refuge and this project includes a properly ventilated kitchen and paved, enclosed recreation area.
Sharing Southern Solutions
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Ethiopia, Philippines | Amount: $16,995 | Funded in 2010/2011
Sharing Southern Solutions builds the capacity of two local organizations in Ethiopia and Philippines by facilitating exchange visits for personnel to learn best practices from organizations with similar programming. Local development workers will gain and apply strategic knowledge and skills that contribute to effective implementation of water supplies.
Shelter for Refugees & Host Communities
Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund | Country: Kenya | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
Shelter for Refugees & Host Communities in Turkana District will provide protection to refugees and their hosts in communities through the provision of shelter. Beneficiaries are the victims of violence which occurred after the last Kenyan national elections.
Stabilizing Food Security & Enhancing Livelihoods
| Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $8,161 | Funded in 2010/2011
Stabilizing Food Security & Enhancing Livelihoods strengthens the capacity of its local partners to meet the needs of 10,000 women, children and men, thereby enhancing the resilience of vulnerable households.
Strengthening Strategic Action Groups
Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: India | Amount: $36,632 | Funded in 2010/2011
CLWR is Strengthening Strategic Action Groups in rural India. 170 communities are benefiting from training group leaders and members in gender equity, leadership, legal issues, business management and income generation, resulting in improved food security, sanitation and health. There is also a micro-enterprise component to this project.
The Barefoot Teacher Training Program
Jesuit Centre, St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba | Country: India | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
The Barefoot Teacher Training Program provides training and supplies to thirty youth at the Loreto Day School in Kolkata so that primary schools can be set up in urban slums and remote villages.
The Build a Home Challenge
Scouts Canada | Country: Mexico | Amount: $2,500 | Funded in 2010/2011
The Build a Home Challenge will enable Manitoba Scouting groups to build three houses for impoverished families in Vicente Guerrero. Living conditions in a poor community will be improved and young Manitobans will learn about becoming global citizens.
The Tree of Life
Winnipeg Rotary Club Community Services Fund | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
The Tree of Life program works to support youth affected by organized violence and torture in Zimbabwe. It creates spaces for youth to interact thus reducing the likelihood of violence recurring.