St. Camille Tokan Care Centre Women’s Dormitory
Cuso International | Country: Benin | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The Project seeks to build a full service care center including an out-patient clinic and 8 dormitories for a target of 2,400 people with mental disabilities.
Students for Sustainability
University of Manitoba – The Alternative Village | Country: Honduras | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2014-15
This project is a partnership between the University of Manitoba, World Vision Honduras and a community outside of Gracias, Honduras to construct a dining area and kitchen in an elementary school using recyclable PET plastic roofing panels, rainwater harvesting and a filtration system developed through graduate level research at University of Manitoba.
Supporting Orphaned & Vulnerable Children
Save the Children - Canada | Country: Kenya | Amount: $14,916 | Funded in 2014-15
The Project seeks to increase protection for over 26,000 orphaned and vulnerable children with an even gender split, from HIV/ AIDS. Project activities include psycho-social support for 1,100 children, income generation activities for 120 child-headed households, sensitization on HIV prevention and training of community members, caregivers, local NGOs and communities on child rights and child protection.
Supporting the Needs of Women and Children Affected by the Ebola Crisis in West Africa
UNICEF Canada - Prairie Region | Country: Liberia | Amount: $70,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to support UNICEF’s efforts to stop, treat and respond to the Ebola outbreak by providing medical and essential supplies and training, implementing social mobilization activities, ensuring access to essential services (including health, nutrition, water and sanitation) and reinforcing prevention and preparedness activities in at risk West African countries. _ Photo: A woman helps a young boy wash his hands in disinfecting chlorine solution, at their home in Conakry, Guinea. Credit: © UNICEF/NYHQ2015-0083/UNMEER Martine Perret Photographer: UNMEER Martine Perret_
Sustainable Livelihoods for People with Disabilities – Sri Lanka
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Sri Lanka | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to provide sustainable livelihoods and a dignified living for 34 people with disabilities (17 female/ 17 male) and their families in four communities of Nedunkerny, Sri Lanka. The project will provide agricultural training and capital for dairy farming.
Sustainable WASH Service Delivery
| Country: Malawi | Amount: $8,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to provide professional development to twelve to twenty District Water and Environmental Health Officers through a one year Fellowship program, leading to better water, sanitation and hygiene services in their communities. Fellows are expected to commit to 252 people hours over the year using local resources and community-led ideas for service delivery innovation.
Taking Teacher Training to the Villages
St. Paul’s College | Country: India | Amount: $5,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project is a partnership with the Loreto Day School Sealdah to provide teacher training to a thousand teachers in remote villages of West Bengal, India that is specifically tailored to their surrounding environment.
The Systems Approach to Improve and Sustain Food Security
World Vision Canada | Country: Mali, Sierra Leone, Ghana | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The program seeks to improve the food security status of people living in rural West African communities through encouraging the adoption of gender-equitable sustainable agricultural methods.
Water Systems and Sustainable Agriculture for Indigenous Peoples Communities in Mindanao
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Philippines | Amount: $12,604 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to promote the health and self-reliance of 250 families among 5 Indigenous Peoples communities in Mindanao, Philippines by providing sustainable clean water, with 150 of the most marginalized families benefiting from agricultural training leading to increased food security.
Women –Led Community Food Security in Dibate
Canadian Physicians for Aid & Relief | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $9,690 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to strengthen year round food security and nutritional status of 378 farming households. It plans to establish 7 Farmer Field Schools for 150 farmers to provide skills development and technical support on conservation practices. MCIC funding will contribute toward establishing 1 community tree nursery site in which using conservation agriculture will lead to improved soil and land rehabilitation; and the production of 150,000 indigenous and multipurpose tree seedlings.