WUSC - World University Service of Canada
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Malawi | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
WUSC’s Bike for Aid project distributes bikes and bike ambulances to community-based organizations that provide home-based care, counselling and testing, prevention, outreach, and transportation services for HIV/AIDS patients in Malawi. This pilot project will focus on income generating activities that will pay for urgently-needed bike repairs.
Increase Leadership & Political Participation of Afro-Descendant Women
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Peru | Amount: $23,185 | Funded in 2011/2012
MATCH and WUSC are working in partnership with Afro-Peruvian women’s organizations to Increase Leadership & Political Participation of Afro-Descendant Women. They will train emerging and established leaders as well as build an action plan for these groups to work together on shared objectives.
Andean Regional Initiative
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Peru | Amount: $17,324 | Funded in 2014-15
The project aims to improve the well-being of marginalized populations - particularly women and Indigenous peoples in the Huarmey Municipality of Peru by providing extensive training and capacity building to municipal authorities, civil society members and community leaders.
Bridging Rural Information Dissemination
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Ghana | Amount: $27,275 | Funded in 2018-2019
This project will enable rural women raising guinea fowl to access quality information, training and services to grow their business, access markets and increase incomes. The project includes a 12-week interactive radio program alongside capacity building on women’s economic inclusion.