International Projects

  • New Toilet for the Kathy Knowles Community Library

    Osu Children’s Library Fund | Country: Ghana | Amount: $7,821 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project seeks to install two new water - efficient toilets and plumbing fixtures to serve the many children and adults who frequent the Kathy Knowles Community Library in Accra, Ghana. The projected outcome is a good, clean toilet for library patrons and staff.

  • Nutrition, Education and Income Generation for Families with Disabled Children in Bulawayo

    Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $18,000 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project seeks to improve the well being of fifty children with disabilities by providing 590 family members with access to nutrition, education, livelihood development opportunities as well as start-up capital for income generating activities.

  • Peace-Building and Counseling Skills in South Sudan

    University of Winnipeg – Faculty of Education | Country: South Sudan | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project aims to provide teacher training on peace-building and counselling skills in South Sudan. MCIC funding will enable partners from the University of Juba, UNICEF South Sudan and the University of Winnipeg in developing teacher training to better prepare teachers to meet the needs of children living in post-conflict situations.

  • Pneumonia Treatment Initiative

    UNICEF Canada - Prairie Region | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $38,088 | Funded in 2014-15

    The Project aims to reduce the number of under-five childhood deaths in 6 Districts of Tanzania by targeting interventions for pneumonia. The project will supply community health care centers and major health centers with training and medical equipment for treating and diagnosing severe cases of pneumonia. Approximately 32,000 children are expected to benefit from the project each year.

  • Promoting Reading and Science Education in Kapisa, Afghanistan

    Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan | Country: Afghanistan | Amount: $6,679 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project seeks to provide eighteen schools in North-Eastern Afghanistan with the “School Library and Science Starter Kit”. The main beneficiaries are secondary school teachers who will benefit from improved professional skills and teaching practices leading to a higher quality of instruction.

  • Provision of Potable Water for South Sudanese Refugees in Tierkidi Refugee Camp

    Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $30,000 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project is a collaboration with Lutheran World Federation - Ethiopia to increase access to potable water for approximately 12,000 South Sudanese refugees (3,167 households) through the construction of 3 shaded water yards for two identified schools, and connecting them to the permanent water system in Tierkidi Refugee Camp.

  • Reading CODE

    CODE | Country: Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania | Amount: $7,573 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project seeks to provide professional development to 800 teachers and librarians in Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali and Tanzania through a literacy and education training program. It aims to enable the teachers to use childcentered learning methodologies to reach over 300,000 students.

  • Save the Children Lead the Way- Exclusive Breastfeeding in Burkina Faso

    Save the Children - Canada | Country: Burkina Faso | Amount: $19,402 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project aims to reduce morbidity and mortality rates of children by promoting infant nutrition and increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding through education, training and advocacy activities targeting 18,000 women. It seeks to create a supportive socio-cultural environment by including family members and community members in awareness building through malnutrition screenings and home visit demonstrations.

  • Scaling up Malaria Prevention Control Interventions - Liberia

    | Country: Liberia | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2014-15

    The program seeks to provide national coverage for increased access to and use of malaria control and prevention interventions in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Liberia. Activities using MCIC funding include training for community health workers and traditionally trained midwives and community based media outreach encouraging behavioral change.

  • Shigikirana Savings for Life

    Tearfund Canada | Country: Burundi | Amount: $14,469 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project seeks to contribute to improved livelihoods for a target of 23,400 community group members through pooled resources for micro loans and income-generating activities. This will be achieved through organizing and training 1,300 community based village groups to accumulate savings. MCIC funding will support operating costs for training.