CODE | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $7589 | Funded in 2013-14
Together with its partner the Children’s Book Project for Tanzania, CODE is working to advance literacy in Tanzania by giving children access to high quality books, providing professional development for educators, and building the capacity of the local publishing industry. CODE is empowering children to unleash their full potential by bringing the magic of literacy to thousands of children.
Rehabilitation for Families Affected by Natural Disasters
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Haiti | Amount: $40000 | Funded in 2013-14
HIDA is working to help 700 families affected by food insecurity in mountainous Haitian communities. Through established cooperatives, families will receive seeds and training to grow short-cycle crops. Support provided will also enable cooperatives to stock grains for future seasons, providing a safety net in case of ongoing insecurity.
Relief for Earthquake Survivors - Bohol, Philippines
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Philippines | Amount: $35000 | Funded in 2013-14
On October 15, 2013, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Bohol, Philippines, displacing 380,000 people and destroying 45,000 homes. Families now living in emergency camps and shelters lack basic necessities for survival. This project will provide emergency food, water, shelter materials, and medical relief to 6,000 vulnerable, displaced, and underserved families.
Relief for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors in Leyte
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Philippines | Amount: $10000 | Funded in 2013-14
This project will supply food, bedding, soap and pails to 1,000 vulnerable, displaced and underserved families (5,000 people) in Javier municipality of Leyte province in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. These families are living in damaged homes or emergency shelters and lack the basic necessities for survival.
Scaling Up Nutrition and Immunizations
UNICEF Canada - Prairie Region | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $33968 | Funded in 2013-14
This project aims to improve the well-being and survival of children under five years of age in Tanzania, by focusing on delivery of cost-effective, life-saving nutrition and health services and building the capacity of local actors to intervene effectively with the hardest-to-reach populations.
Shigikirana Savings for Life: Saving Money and Families
Tearfund Canada | Country: Burundi | Amount: $12179 | Funded in 2013-14
Through Dutabarane, their local NGO partner, WRC will expand the Shigikirana Savings for Life [SSFL] program by organizing and training 1,300 community-based village groups (23,400 members) to accumulate savings, pool resources and provide micro-loans to each other for income-generating activities to improve their livelihoods. All members are provided with savings services and an estimated 50% or more will access loans.
Stabilizing Food Security and Enhancing Livelihoods
Co-operative Development Foundation | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $7532 | Funded in 2013-14
This project enhances the resilience of vulnerable households in Zimbabwe through integrated programming that stabilizes food security, enhances their asset base, and strengthens the capacity of SAFIRE to meet the needs of 6,000 vulnerable men, women, and children, including those affected by HIV/ AIDS.
Supporting Econmic Empowerment of Plantation Women (SEEP-W)
MATCH International Women’s Fund | Country: Sri Lanka | Amount: $22050 | Funded in 2013-14
Women living on or near Sri Lanka’s tea plantations are among the most disempowered and marginalized in the country. The program goal is to build the confidence and self-esteem of women through increased leadership training and financial literacy as means to increase their role within the home, within the workplace and within their community.
Supporting Systems to Achieve Improved Nutrition, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
World Vision Canada | Country: Tanzania | Amount: $120000 | Funded in 2013-14
This project seeks to strengthen the health system and empower community members to deliver and use health and nutrition interventions for pregnant women and children, building an enabling environment that connects households and the health care system in two rural districts.
Sustainable Development for Grandmorthers - Phase II
Grannies Gone Global | Country: Uganda | Amount: $5000 | Funded in 2013-14
Grannies Gone Global provides emotional and physical support for grandmothers who are raising their grandchildren. This project will help grandmothers in Uganda develop sustainable livelihoods to pay for school tuition fees, and to buy food and clothing for their grandchildren. A monthly grandmother support group will be established.