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This project is being carried out in the city of San Juan de Pasto - Colombia, with indigenous women displaced from the Awá community. Through this proposal, we seek to strengthen the cultural identity of these women who have been strongly affected by conflict situations. We return to the fabric [...]
Founded by Dennis Akagha and Chinasa Imo, JustCare Development Initiative is creating an HIV-free future through entrepreneurship and programs and by discouraging stigma and discrimination among young people living with HIV/AIDS. Young people living with HIV are finding it especially hard to access employment, even though they have the necessary [...]
Mbuih Zukane is the founder of ICAD and is the initiator of the Blind Chat project, which is a project that entails digitalizing the fight against HIV/AIDS stigma and other stigmatized diseases and patients, using a mobile app, website, bulk messaging and mobile home services to the persons. The founders [...]
Shem Ongori and Susan Kwamboka Ogeto are members of Vine Self Help Group who are implementing the Ndonyo Banana Value Addition and Marketing in Rwora village, Kenya The project is intended to serve banana farmers in this rural village by tapping into this local resource and adding value to bananas. [...]
"Promoting Banana Value Chain for food and livelihood" is a project initiated by Dennis W. Okoyo in Kakamega County, Kenya. It aims at increasing the availability of food and improving the household income of 30 women. By collaborating with the Ward Agricultural extension officer, the project will train 30 women [...]
The Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihoods Project is an initiative created by Joy Simwaka, Executive Director of Community Support Initiative. The Project will address continued loss of biodiversity due to deforestation for charcoal burning and firewood cutting, practices often carried out by local residents as a means of earning a [...]
Illegal mining in Ghanaian rural communities is causing extreme river pollution, resulting in the devastation of river creatures, and health concerns for the rural poorwho depend hugely on these rivers. The main underlying cause of this illegal mining is a lack of alternative economic activities for communities in the region. [...]