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Support income generating activities for women in Mali

AFEM has since 2007 been fighting for the advancement of women through improving their living conditions. Malian women are called to play an important role in the projects, if we want to reach real development - "development, seen only in males, results in a non-development". The objective...

Increased representation of women in political decision-making, Mali

This project is part of a greater awareness program for women and political leaders – intended to increase representation of women in decision-making bodies. Given the low representation of women in political decision-making bodies registered in the last parliamentary and municipal elections, due...

Fight female circumcision in Mali

The project is to bring women of the rural town of Dialakoroba in Kati to understand the harm and consequences of female circumcision in the medium and long term through a series of meetings with information and education. The project will be based on a dynamic partnership approach and focus on...

Increased representation of women in policy-making bodies in Bamako District, Mali

This project is part of a greater awareness program for women to have greater representation in decision-making bodies, in two municipalities in the district of Bamako, Mali. In the last parliamentary and municipal elections, there was a low representation of women in political decision-making...

Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Marginalized Women Groups and Mixed Farming Groups, Cameroon

Non Timber Forest Products had been one of the main products in Ngoketunjia division in the early days that provided house hold incomes use for sponsoring most children to schools and Universities. The past four years the community has had problems in the market due to the unsustainable harvesting,...

Improve Health Conditions in Coastal and Tribal Villages, India

Our project is concentrated to 250 costal and tribal villages of East Godavari, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam Districts. The major source of livelihood of the people in the districts is hunting, fishing and allied activities. The districts tribal people are also known for its backwardness in...

Market Gardening as Poverty Alleviation for Women, Mali

Given the gravity of poverty, which has become daily experience of people and the negative impact on the well-being of individuals and families, women and children in general are the most vulnerable segments of the population. Based on these different realities, a national strategy against poverty...

Malaria Prevention and Control, Ghana

Malaria is a major public health problem in Ghana. It is a major cause of poverty also a significant reason for the low productivity in the country. The disease accounts for over 38% of all outpatient attendance and 21% of under-five mortality. Children under-five and pregnant women are the groups...

Human Rights Awareness Project, Uganda

The proposed project is a human rights awareness project in the Kalungu district. The general situation shows that there is a wide scope of ignorance about human rights amongst people. Human rights activities such as seminars, workshops formation of human rights awareness groups and distribution...

Help equipping Mercy Training Centre, Uganda

Over 120 young ladies complete primary school every academic year, the few secondary schools that exists are far away – mainly located in trading centers. Additionally parents do not have money to pay for the tuition fee for their children to get a secondary education. Proposing this project is...

Rural Communities in Environmental Conservation for Better Livelihood Project, Uganda

This project is called Environmental Conservation for Better Livelihood Project and is concerned with building the capacity of young people using better environmental management practices for a sustainable social economic development. Continued environmental degradation in Uganda has remained a big...

Micro credit support oppportunities in Uganda

Peace & Community Development Initiative (PCDI) works with 80 adults, 75% of which are women. PCDI works with vulnerable people who both expressly show need for robust training and provision of micro-credit services. PCDI is a registered community based organization, with the vision of a...

Medical Assistance for Sixty Survivors of Sexual Violence, Congo

We are seeking support for 60 survivors of sexual violence for our project of psycho social assistance. We are providing counselling services and referral to health practitioners; still they need payment fees for services offered. As you may know, in the DRC as in other countries of the world where...

Empowering thirty teenagers mothers, Congo

Teenage mothers are very disadvantaged economically because they have to raise their children themselves. Otherwise, they do not any resource to sustain their livelihood. Mostly, they require assistance from their parents (since most of them are living with their parents at home.) For sake of...

Improving water supply and quality, Uganda

This project is focused on the provision of a reliable and regular water supply and to overall improve the quality of life of the community by providing safe and clean water. This project will especially focus on helping alleviating the suffering of severely vulnerable women and will relieve them...

Improving rural economic welfare, Uganda

Many regions and districts of Uganda offer fertile land and plenty of markets for food products. This provides substantial potential for increasing the agricultural production in those regions and districts. Our Co-operative is focused and development based on solid experience and adapted to local...

Project to enrol orphan or poor girls in school, Ghana

The "HOPE FOR GIRLS" project is for girls in the Krachi-East district of the Volta-North of Ghana. This project is to enable enrollment of girls unable to pay into schools. Besides increasing the access to education, the project will also help reducing teenage pregnancy: Due to poverty, girls are...

Empower vulnerable groups in India

The project seeks to empower children and women from marginalized section of society living in difficult circumstances with abject poverty. These include orphans and destitute, street children and child labour, children of single parents/sex workers/HIV affected etc. The intervention focuses on...

Facilitating economic sustainability for vulnerable women and children, Uganda

This project will target vulnerable women, particularly widows and those living with HIV/AIDS, orphans, and grandmothers caring for vulnerable children through providing training for economic opportunities. In Mukono, women bear almost all responsibility for meeting basic needs of the family,...

Women of Hope Micro-Credit Self Support Program, Uganda

Women and Girls Can Initiative (WaGCI) helps undeserved women of the community by mobilizing financial resources to sustain their Women of Hope Micro-Credit Self Support Program. We intend to identify and build the capacity of emerging women and girls to become powerful leaders and productive...