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International development Small Grants Programme: projects and funding

Published: 6 Apr 2017

A list of organisations who have received grants from the Small Grants Programme in 2017.

Projects

Youth for Economic Justice

Country:

India, Madhya Pradesh

Project:

Through mentoring, partnership and skills transfer, Youth for Economic Justice helps local organisations in developing countries to effectively respond to economic exclusion of young people. This project will contribute to the economic empowerment of young women from minority Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes living in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, through enterprise development and financial inclusion, helping with business set-up and finance management.

Award detail:

For the "Business Women" project -building a roadmap for economic empowerment with marginalised young women residing in slum communities in Madhya Pradesh.

Grants:

Year one: £20,000
Year two: £20,000
Year three: £20,000
Total: £60,000

Balmore Trust

Country:

Malawi

Project:

The project aims to combat the adverse effects of climate change on rice farming by providing farmers with increased access to and better management of water resources in the Karonga area of Malawi. The plan is to install wells and pumps (solar and diesel) and supply water to 4,500 farmers who will be trained in the integrated use of ground and surface water and the maintenance of wells and pumps. The work will be carried out in conjunction with Strathclyde and Mzuzu Universities, as well as in partnership with the Kaporo Smallholder Farmers' Association.

Award detail:

For the "Developing improved Management of water resources in Karonga" project in Malawi.

Grants:

Year one: £21,300
Year two: £22,700
Year three: £15,750
Total: £59,750

Cerebral Palsy Africa

Country:

Malawi

Project:

Children born with cerebral palsy and other disabilities can often manage in school, but many in Malawi are excluded from school because of the lack of early support. Fit for School is an early intervention programme designed to provide essential early support to young children with complex physical and learning disabilities (such as cerebral palsy) to enable them to be fit for school at 6 years of age and give them the best chance of remaining in school.

Award info:

For the "Fit for School" project to support young children with disabilities into school in Malawi.

Grants:

Year one: £30,524
Year two: £18,989
Year three: £10,038
Total: £59,551

Malawi Fruits

Country:

Malawi

Project:

The "Inspiring Youth in Agriculture" project will provide training and support for young people to enable them to grow a variety of low input/high value crops; take the crops to local processing facilities; receive processed crops and then sell them both locally and outside their communities through contract markets.

Award detail:

For the "Inspiring Youth in Agriculture" project to promote farming business among young people in Malawi.

Grants:

Year one: £17,800
Year two: £15,600
Year three: £11,400
Total: £44,800

Big First Aid Project

Country:

Tanzania

Project:

This project aims to develop a more complete solution to the challenge of emergency health care in Tanzania by training taxi responders to an advanced level of first aid to enable them to treat casualties and transfer them to hospital quickly.

Award detail:

For the "First Aid for Everyone" project – a motorbike ambulance service for Northern Tanzania.

Grants:

Year one: £14,440
Year two: £21,989
Year three: £21,830
Total: £58,259

Lake Victoria Disabled Centre

Country:

Tanzania

Project:

Following a feasibility study in 2015, this project will develop a fully functioning prosthetics workshop where 3D printing will enable the creation of artificial limbs for children and adults in the Mara region on Tanzania.

Award detail:

For the "3D Printing of Prosthetics and Orthotics" project in Tanzania.

Grants:

Year one: £21,470
Year two: £16,400
Year three: £19,800
Totatl: £57,670

Twende Pamoja

Country:

Tanzania

Project:

This project builds on a feasibility study in 2016 and will offer support to improve the ICT skills of teachers, and in turn pupils, in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. It is estimated that over 200 teachers and 8,000 students will have connection with the project.

Award detail:

For the "ICT for Better Futures 2" project, working with 23 schools in Tanzania.

Grants:

Year one: £23,460
Year two: £17,340
Year three: £18,340
Total: £59,140

Friends of Chitambo

Country:

Zambia

Project:

The project aims to contribute to reducing mortality and morbidity due to common medical emergencies by developing and scaling-up a model of medical communication and support for 'hard to reach' clinic areas in Zambia. In addition, the project will create a Knowledge Broker network to source, summarise and communicate emergency healthcare information which will strengthen South/South support for point of care decision-making at district, national and regional level.

Award detail:

For the project focused on communication and decision support systems for emergency medical care in Chitambo District, Zambia.

Grants:

Year one: £37,714
Year two: £22,285
Year three: -
Total: £59,999

Total for all projects: £459,169

Feasibility grants

Zambia Therapeutic Art

Country:

Zambia

Project:

Current approaches to treatment in Mental Health in Zambia are dominated by pharmacology. However, this approach alone has limited efficacy: research by WHO and NHS Scotland indicates that psychological approaches are also needed for optimum care. Frequent drug shortages further highlight the need to introduce non-pharmacological approaches.

Award detail:

To conduct a feasibility study to explore 'Therapeutic Art' as an alternative psychological intervention for those experience mental health issues in Zambia.

Grant: £10,000

Capacity building grants

Yes! Tanzania

Country:

Tanzania

Project:

YES! Tanzania helps community sports organisations located in the most disadvantaged urban areas of Tanzania be sustainable, more effective and to reach more young people. This second capacity building application will support two aspects: Development of their Community Sports Programme & Improving Funding

Award detail:

To carry out capacity building focused on Operational Management Systems & Income Generation and Fundraising

Grant: £9,988

Contact

Post:
International Development
Scottish Government
2G North
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Published:
6 Apr 2017
International development Small Grants Programme: projects and funding