International Projects

  • Protecting Children Affected by Flooding

    Save the Children - Canada | Country: India | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project will protect children affected by flooding in the state of Bihar through the provision of child friendly spaces in the camps for internally displaced people, and the launch of public campaigns to prevent secondary separation as people begin returning home from the temporary displacement camps.

    This project was part of $50,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in the Bihar region of India.

  • Providing Education and Protection to Children

    Save the Children - Canada | Country: Colombia | Amount: $10,939 | Funded in 2008/2009

    Providing education and protection to children affected by urban violence in Colombia is part of a three-year CIDA project which addresses the situation of out-of-school children in conflict affected countries. Its goal is to realize the right to quality formal and non-formal education for girls and boys in conflict affected areas in Colombia.

  • Reducing Domestic Violence Against Children

    | Country: El Salvador | Amount: $70,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project contributes to the reduction of domestic violence against children (girls and boys) in areas of El Salvador using gender-sensitive approaches.

  • Reducing Violence Against Children in Honduras

    | Country: Honduras | Amount: $40,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project contributes to the reduction of domestic violence against children (girls and boys) in areas of Honduras using gender-sensitive approaches.

  • Sinkunia Water Wells Project

    Sinkunia Development Community Organization, Inc. with International African Child Relief and Peace Foundation of Canada | Country: Sierra Leone | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    The Sinkunia Water Wells Project seeks to provide a pure and drinkable water supply that will be accessible to all residents in the Sinkunia community as well as the entire region.

  • Solar Powered Assistive Devices

    Canadian Multicultural Disability Centre | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $6,052 | Funded in 2008/2009

    In this project, solar powered assistive devices are used to create employment and educational opportunities for persons with disabilities in Zimbabwe. Barriers resulting from disabling conditions require the application of technology. In turn, most of the devices need energy. Therefore, solar panels are sustainable and mobile sources of energy.

  • Strengthening Democratic Processes

    Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: India | Amount: $22,809 | Funded in 2008/2009

    In 107 beneficiary communities, this project oversees the training of Strategic Action Groups (SAGs) (Women: 48%; Men: 52%) leaders and members in gender equity, leadership, legal issues and business management and vocational training for development of credit and income generation opportunities.

  • Strengthening the Local Economy and the Community Cooperative of the Santa Marta Region

    United Church of Canada | Country: El Salvador | Amount: $10,085 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project aims to strengthen an integrated community development project and community cooperative in the Santa Marta region by: augmenting its apiary, kitchen garden, and poultry raising activities with 10 families to improve nutrition and income; strengthening the existing cooperative, integrating 100 members; and, assisting the cooperative in defending communal lands threatened by the possible eviction of 62 families.

  • Support to Peacebuilding Work

    Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba | Country: Uganda | Amount: $45,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    The overarching goal of this project is to strengthen community structures to advocate for peace, to constructively respond to conflicts, and to participate in reconciliation efforts. The community structures are parent support groups and youth groups of highly motivated and directly affected individuals that are committed to working towards peace in their community. Mediators will contribute to the reunification of families as formerly-abducted children return and mediate in the many conflicts between families that are a result of the war.

  • Sustainable Canola Production in the Peruvian Highlands

    Co-operative Development Foundation | Country: Peru | Amount: $11,275 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project supports production of canola in Peru, as well as the processing of canola into edible oil, bio-fuel and waste by-product feedstuffs for the benefit of one of the poorest and most vulnerable populations in the country. This project benefits 100 farm families for a total of 700 beneficiaries.