2017 Development Grant Recipients

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EDUCATION 

AW of Surrey Hope Through Education

RECIPIENT: RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ANUPSHAHR, INDIA THROUGH EDUCATION AND EMPOWERMENT OF THE GIRL CHILD
Location: Anupshahr, India
Nominating Club: Munich IWC

Purpose of the Grant: The recipient of this award is one of the finest schools serving girls from the poorest segment and lowest caste in rural India. The grant will cover a full one year scholarship for 10 girls, providing everything the students will need including tuition, meals, uniforms, books and school supplies.

Pam Dahlgren Educating Africa's Children

RECIPIENT: KENYAN CHILDREN HELP - THE NEW WHITE HOUSE ACADEMY
Location: Voi, Kenya
Nominating Club: AWC Bern

Purpose of the GrantThis organization is a primary and secondary boarding school that provides education and a family environment for 300 children, many of whom are orphans. The school will expand its school and use the funds to build a secondary school; to date there is no such facility on the campus.

HEALTH

The Coughlan Family Foundation's Support in Sickness and Health

RECIPIENT: FLOGA, ORGANIZATION OF PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH CANCER
Location: Athens, Greece
Nominating Club: American Women of Greece 

Purpose of the Grant: This association runs a house for cancer patients and their mothers where they sit in furnished rooms, share a communal living room and kitchen, and are afforded psychological and physical therapists, surrounded by a volunteer staff. The grant will feed more than 500 children with one year of cooking oil.

AWG Languedoc-Roussillon Feeding The World

RECIPIENT: COMMUNITY-BASED FIRST 1000 DAYS PROJECT
Location: Mumbai, India
Nominating Club: AWC Mumbai

Purpose of the GrantThe funds from this grant will enable the organization to continue an initiative which has been designed specifically to tackle the issues of malnutrition during the critical period of a mother and her newborn child’s life. It will work directly with 100 pregnant or lactating women and children under the age of two.

 

HUMAN RIGHTS

Breaking the Cycle, sponsored in part by AILO Florence

RECIPIENT: YES, AKADEMIA - YOUTH TRANSFORMING GALTARE-DHARAVI-PARIS
Location: Galtare, India
Nominating Club: AWG Paris

Purpose of the Grant: This program brings urban youth and rural youth from marginalized backgrounds together to exchange knowledge and attempt to solve issues related to social entrepreneurship, development, human rights, financial education and other key matters.  

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The FAWCO Foundation was created in 1967 and is the philanthropic arm of FAWCO, a network of independent American and international volunteer organizations representing private-sector American citizens overseas. FAWCO consists of over 64 clubs throughout the world. We are a U.S. non-profit corporation, registered in the State of Missouri as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

The FAWCO Foundation supports the philanthropic goals of FAWCO by developing, administering and fundraising for programs that improve the lives of women and children worldwide. 

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