The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

International Projects

United Church of Canada

  • Bihar Flood Relief

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: India | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    In August 2008, Bihar experienced a massive flood disaster that has left almost 45 people homeless and many missing. VAK intends to carry out relief operations in 2 districts by providing food packets, medicines, health services and study materials for children affected in the disaster.

    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.

  • Kariba Rural Drought Relief Programme

    Fund: | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project is an intervention to assist drought stricken people in Kariba using proven conservation farming techniques. The protracted relief program is meant to alleviate the critical food and nutrition challenges of 200 families and enable them to survive the next year without loss of life or livelihood.

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

    Fund: Development Fund | 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.

  • Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Peru, Philippines | Amount: $29,213 | Funded in 2010/2011

    In its Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights project, the UCC seeks to improve the capacity of communities in Peru and Philippines to mobilize members to understand human rights and engage local governments in healthy collaboration.

  • Capacity Building with Zambian Partners

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Zambia | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    UCC is Capacity Building with Zambian Partners by providing a management course for administrators and program managers of local organizations involved in development work. Areas of focus include organizational management, environmental assessment, gender, strategic planning, human resource management, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Peru, Philippines | Amount: $25,052 | Funded in 2011/2012

    This project focuses on Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights in Peru and the Philippines in order to mobilize and better understand human rights and engage local governments in healthy collaboration.

  • Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Peru, Philippines | Amount: $27,093 | Funded in 2012/2013

    The Capacity Building for Indigenous Rights project seeks to build the capacity of communities in Peru and the Philippines to mobilize their communities to understand human rights and engage local governments in healthy collaboration.

  • Agriculture and Livelihoods Recovery Initiative

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Philippines | Amount: $55000 | Funded in 2013-14

    This project is a partnership of the Canadian Churches in Action and its counterpart in the Philippines, to provide rice, corn and vegetable seed to 512 families in several districts (Iloilo, Capriz, Aklan, Antique, Samar and Leyte) affected by Typhoon Haiyan in order to restart agriculture and rural livelihoods.