Development Grant Recipients 1997-2016

Development Grants have a far-reaching effect. From the smallest villages to the largest cities, your generous contributions touch the lives of women and children around the globe. Our recipients have been divided into five geographical areas below - Africa and The Middle East

 

AFRICA and THE MIDDLE EAST
 
1997 - Mfitumukiza Project (photo tracing of refugee children) - Tanzania
            Rural Girls' Literacy Classes - Tinzouline, Morocco
1998 - Association Managre Nooma Pour la Protections des Orphelins (AMPO) - Burkina Faso
1999 - Bellhouse Academy - Kenya
            Philani Nutrition Centres - South Africa
            Women's Center - Democratic Republic of Congo
2000 - Nyapea Hospital - Okoro County, Uganda
            Horizons Ouverts (Village Schools) - Morocco
            Monze Mission Hospital - Zambia
            Tailor Training Project - Kenya
2001 - Chivuna Mission Rural Health Center - Zambia
            Women's Center of Azzib - Morocco
2002 - Girls of the Maqattam Garbage Settlement - Egypt
            Kezakimana ("Children of Love") - Burundi
2003 - Hope House Babies Home - Kenya
            Mkombozi Center for Street Children in Moshi - Tanzania
            Cecily Eastwood Zambian Aids Orphan Appeal - Zambia
2004 - Action for Children Soldiers - Democratic Republic of Congo
            Malawi Orphan Support Project - Malawi
2005 - Obstetric Fistula - Mali
            Prevalence of Malnutrition - Tanzania
            Support Children's Literacy - Madagascar
            Kugeria Women Water Project - Kenya
2006 - Hope's Promise Orphan Ministries - Namibia
            Ol Malo Eye Project - Kenya
            Commund de Lubumbashi Orphanage - Republic of Congo
2007 - Korogocho HIV/AIDS Home Care Center - Kasarani, Nairobi, Kenya
            The Lambs Project - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
            Women's Hope International - Chad and Ethiopia
            Arche de Noe - Bujumbura, Burundi
            Integrated Bio Framing Technologies for the Blind and Handicapped - Sebeta, Ethiopia
            Batsiranai Craft Project - Zimbabwe
2008 - Primary School Project - Assumer, Morocco
            Angels of Hope Peaceful Home for Children - Nairobi, Kenya
            Grandma-2-Grandma - Tanzania, East Africa
            Women for Girls - The Mill Project - Mbousnakh, Senegal
2009 - Kibarani Dump Site Children - Knebel, Kenya
            Mama Anakuja - Home for Needy Children - Malindi, Kenya
            The Mercy Children's Centre - Bumala, Western Kenya
            Amani School Classroom and Fence - Kenya
2010 - Oyani Village - Kenya
            Fistula Foundation - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
            School Aid, Johannesburg - South Africa
            Teachers Without Borders - South Africa
            Mothers Averting AIDS - Khayelitsha, South Africa
2011 - Little Wings Foundation - Middle East/North Africa
            Hodi Peace Cents - Marsabit, Kenya
            HIV/AIDS Awareness - Uganda
2012 - Blindness Prevention Program - Ethiopia
            Feeding Education - Kenya
            Thanda Children's Library KwaZula-Natal - South Africa
            Women For Girls - Senegal, West Africa
2013 - Amis des Ecoles, Tata Region - Morocco
            Mama Anakuja - Malindi, Kenya
            Fistula Foundation - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
            Women's Vocational College - Nairobi, Kenya
            Mothers Averting AIDS, Khayelitsha - South Africa
2014 - Mama Norah Education Center - Wagwe, Kenya
            The Kenya Project Clean Water Initiative - Wagwe, Kenya
            Madagascar School, run by Ursulinnes Nuns - Madagascar
            Amal Women's Training Center - Marrakech, Morocco
2015 - Preventing A Lost Generation - Sending Refugee Children to School - Jordan
            Project Mwangi - Kenya 
            Trees Grow in the Sahel - Senegal
2016 - Hope Alive Foundation - Malawi
            Solar Powered Showers for Health and Academic Excellence - Ethiopia
            Mothers Averting AIDS - South Africa
            Growing Guayule to Fight AIDS and Provide Bio-Fuel - South Africa 
 
 
ASIA
 
1997 - SEWA (Socio-Economic Welfare Action) for Women in Nepal - Nepal
            Youth Action for Sustainable Development - Nepal
            Fatima Self-Help Center - Thailand
1999 - 1999 - Ripples and Rainbows - India
2001 - Maiti Nepal - Nepal
            School for Girls in Upper Mustang - Nepal
            Punjabi Hospital Maternal health Project - India
2002 - Vincente Maria Children's Home - India
            SANKALP ("A Firm Resolve") - India
            Hope For The Hopeless (CCD) - Thailand
2003 - Frauenhascha (Refuge for Single Mothers with Tents) - Mongolia
2004 - Wells For Life - Siem Reap, Cambodia
2006 - SOMA Home For Girls - India
            Monimala - India
2007 - Silk of Hope Project - Women Bearer of Traditions - Cambodia
2008 - Heart to Heart - Shanghai, China
2010 - Tusarang Nunnery School - Mustang, Kathmandu
2011 - Water for Mentawai Sumarwea Utara - Indonesia
            Eden Women's Ministry - Shanghai, China
            Coming Home, Morning Tears - China
2013 - Associazione Fabio Jonathan Onlus - Sri Lanka
2014 - Friedensdorf International - Cambodia
2015 - Aziza's Coffee - Cambodia
2016 - Mentawai Boarding School - Indonesia
          
 
AUSTRALIA and SOUTH PACIFIC
 
2004 - Literacy for Indiginous Women in Southern Mindanao - Philippines
2008 - Scholarship Fund for Girls, Maila - Philippines
2013 - Negros - Philippines
2016 - Eye Surgery and Placement of Prosthetic Eye - Philippines
 
 
CARIBBEAN, CENTRAL and SOUTH AMERICA
 
1998 - Amazing Grace Project (home for disabled children) - Antigua
2002 - Children of Cali - Colombia
2005 - Big Brothers/Big Sisters - Antigua and Barbuda
2006 - Fundacion Amigos de Jesus y Maria - Colombia
2011 - Proyecto DeVida - Bogota, Colombia
2014 - Hope for Haiti's Kids - Montrouis, Haiti
2015 - Kids Support Groups - Brazil
 
 
EUROPE
 
1997 - AMICA for refugee women and children - Tuzla, Bosnia
            DESA for refugee women - Dubrovnik, Croatia
1998 - Kurdish Women's and Children's Refugee Center - Greece
            Stiichting Charite (Children in Need) - Chernobyl, Ukraine
1999 - Tsimbalina Children's Hospital - St. Petersburg, Russia
            Operation Angel (humanitarian health center and pharmacy) - Albania
2000 - Nuevo Amanecer - Madrid, Spain
2003 - Ostrov Shelter, Social Patrol - Russia
2004 - Children of a Lesser God Outreach - Moldova
            Ojos Del Mundo (Eyes of the World) - Madrid, Spain
2006 - Radio Studio 88 - Mostar, Bosnia and Herzogovina
2008 - Mayday! Mayday! - Carei, Romania
            Food For Refugees - Athens, Greece
2009 - Pension Villa Mariain - Bern, Switzerland
            Training for Work - Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks, UK
            Five Loaves - Wicklow, Ireland
2010 - Spread The Sunshine - Moscow, Russia
2012 - Ruhama - Dublin, Ireland
            Center for Abandoned & Disabled Children - Athens, Greece
2013 - Irish Society for the Prevention & Protection of Children - Dublin, Ireland
2014 - Jack & Jill Foundation - Johntown, Naas Co., Kildare, Ireland
            Assertiveness/Self-Defense Training for Victims of Domestic Abuse - Munich, Germany
2015 - Prevention Center for Family and Marital Violence - Belgium
2016 - Casa Ruth and the New Hope Cooperative Project - Italy
            Frauen Helfen Frauen - Germany
 
 
 
 
 
 
          
 

 

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