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Organisation Name                      Region                                    Summary                                            Issues
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                                                   Tanzania has a very weak health system with a lack of trained staff,
                                                   inadequate equipment, poor infrastructure and communications
                                                   systems. Yet with well targeted investment and training, there has
  IFAKARA Health                                   been a 40% reduction in child deaths over the past five years in a
    Research &                                     few pilot districts. This project builds on the earlier work by
                     £5,000,000       Tanzania                                                                                     Health
Development Centre                                 expanding the investments and training nationwide. The
      (IHRDC)                                      programme will also aim to develop practical tools and guidance to
                                                   reduce the number of unnecessary maternal deaths and improve
                                                   the responsiveness of health services to the needs of local
                                                   communities.
                                                   Farmers in Africa can get a better price and a fairer deal if they are
                                                   Fairtrade certified. The project is working towards reducing
                                                   poverty in Africa through providing technical support and advice to
                                                   producer groups so more of them can become certified. They look
   The Fairtrade
                     £4,971,810      Africa Wide   for new products to enter the Fairtrade market, and promote the                  Trade
    Foundation
                                                   Fairtrade mark to consumers in the UK in order to increase
                                                   demand for these products and improve understanding of how
                                                   trade rules prevent African farmers from getting a fair deal.

                                                   In Uganda an estimated 320 people die from malaria every day,
                                                   many of them children. The Malaria Consortium is working to
                                                   dramatically reduce this number by providing thousands of
                                                   insecticide treated bed nets, training and supplies for local health
                                                   workers to get quick and reliable diagnosis, and life-saving drugs so
Malaria Consortium   £4,331,675       Uganda       children survive long enough to reach a hospital. They will also                Health
                                                   raise awareness about how to prevent and treat the disease and
                                                   assist the Ministry of Health to make sure even the country’s most
                                                   remote communities are protected. As a result, families are
                                                   healthier and children have a greater chance of reaching their fifth
                                                   birthday.
  The Children's     £3,367,730        Malawi      Malawi is one of the world's poorest countries and as a result of        People affected by HIV
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   Investment Fund                                      the spread of HIV has a million orphaned children. This project              and AIDS
      Foundation                                        supports the needs of orphaned and vulnerable children so they
                                                        can grow up free from the impact of HIV. Working in two districts
                                                        of Malawi, the project supports the provision of an integrated
                                                        package of care for orphaned children and their families that
                                                        includes access to basic education and health care, income
                                                        generating schemes, and work that tackles the stigma and
                                                        discrimination that people affected by HIV face.
                                                        In Mali, nearly one third of the population depends directly on
                                                        cotton production. The project works closely with producers so
                                                        they can grow fairtrade and/or organic cotton. It also works to
                                                        ensure that producers voices are heard by government, who are
      Oxfam GB            £3,145,025      Africa Wide   responsible for the provision of farm inputs as well as cotton                 Trade
                                                        marketing internationally. The ultimate aim is to make sure cotton
                                                        farmers enjoy a sustainable livelihood and get a fair deal for their
                                                        crop.

                                                        People living in poor urban slums in Ethiopia lack the most basic
                                                        provisions and services. They face inadequate housing, dirty
                                                        water, poor sanitation, high HIV rates, few job opportunities and
                                                        limited access to education. The project trains community
St Matthew's Children's                                 members to form self help groups and improve their living              People Living in Urban
                          £3,000,000       Ethiopia
        Fund                                            conditions by, for example, digging drainage ditches, starting                 Slums
                                                        kitchen gardens, setting up school nurseries or running home-
                                                        based care programmes for those who are sick or living with HIV.
                                                        These groups also become active in negotiating for better services
                                                        from the local government.
                                                        Although most children in Northern Ghana now enrol in primary
                                                        school, most - especially girls - drop out before learning to read
  Voluntary Service                                     and write. This project aims to work with communities to demand
                          £3,000,000        Ghana                                                                                Women and Girls
      Overseas                                          good quality education, and with the Ghana Education Service to
                                                        improve the delivery of basic education. Work will be done within
                                                        communities to tackle barriers to girls completing their education.
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                                               Trained volunteer teachers will be placed in schools where there
                                               are severe teacher shortages. Thousands of children will benefit,
                                               and there are plans to use this approach to influence Ghanaian
                                               government policy.
                                               Women who experience domestic violence in Uganda also tend to
                                               experience poverty and ill-health as a result. They need practical
                                               and emotional support, as well as a means to provide for
                                               themselves. This project works to raise awareness about domestic
 Promote Mifumi                                violence by targeting the police, the courts, and social services, as
                     £2,824,000       Uganda                                                                             Women and girls
 Project - PROMPT                              well as community leaders so that women get the support they
                                               need. The project also runs a number of refuges for women
                                               experiencing violence. They also lobby the national government so
                                               that criminalising domestic violence is included in national
                                               legislation.
                                               People living with HIV and their families in urban slums around
                                               Kampala desperately need good medical care, housing, education,
                                               psychological support and a chance to earn a living. This
                                               programme helps people with HIV, as well as orphans and
                                               vulnerable children and their families to get medical treatment for      People Affected by
      SCIAF          £2,056,000       Uganda
                                               a wide range of diseases including HIV, malaria and TB. Children              Conflict
                                               receive good quality education, specialist healthcare and
                                               counselling. Literacy classes, vocational training and microcredit
                                               help to increase the incomes for many of the poorest households
                                               and ensure a better quality of life for these families.
                                               Kenya has been hit hard by HIV. This project works to reduce the
                                               impact of this, by supporting widows who are vulnerable to
                                               exploitation and abuse, orphans and people living with HIV who
                                               experience stigma. Groups of widows are supported with income
Widows and Orphans                                                                                                     People affected by HIV
                     £2,000,000       Kenya    generating schemes and helped to tackle the seizure of their late
   International                                                                                                             and AIDS
                                               husband's assets, communities get access to counselling and
                                               testing for the virus, orphaned children get help so they can attend
                                               school, and work is done to tackle the stigma that makes so many
                                               people's lives a misery.
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                                                   Malaria is the leading cause of illness and death in Zambia,
                                                   responsible for an estimated 50,000 deaths every year. While 90
                                                   percent of the population lives in areas where malaria occurs, very
                                                   few are able to protect themselves against the disease as tools to
 The Global Fund for
                         £1,890,000       Zambia   prevent it and treatment are both expensive. The Global Fund for              Health
 AIDS, TB and Malaria
                                                   AIDS, TB and Malaria distributes insecticide-treated bed nets and
                                                   medicine, trains health workers and educates communities about
                                                   the disease. This work plays a crucial part in helping Zambia
                                                   reduce the devastating effects malaria is having on its people.
                                                   Women and girls living in some of Africa's poorest communities
                                                   can be greatly disadvantaged. The African Women's Development
The African Women's                                Fund is an organisation based in Ghana that provides grants to         Funding African Grant
                         £1,560,000       Ghana
 Development Fund                                  support women's organisations across Africa to help girls into               Makers
                                                   school, to tackle violence against women, and to promote women's
                                                   leadership.
                                                   Pastoralists in Wajir district are one of the most remote and under-
                                                   served communities in all Kenya. The project works to build and
                                                   strengthen representative pastoralist organisations so they can
      Oxfam GB           £1,500,000       Kenya    make sure more government funds are effectively allocated to                   Other
                                                   community projects. This includes better marketing for
                                                   pastoralists' livestock, improved water and veterinary services and
                                                   greater investment in basic education and health care.
                                                   The civil war in Uganda has had far-reaching and devastating
                                                   impacts on much of the country’s poor, especially those that relied
                                                   on farming to make an income. Communities were uprooted,
                                                   livelihoods were lost and social and health problems such as
 Concern Worldwide       £1,000,000       Uganda   violence against women and the transmission of HIV have                        Trade
                                                   increased. This project helps to redevelop stable incomes for the
                                                   benefit of the war affected rural poor. The farmers are helped to
                                                   produce enough food for their families and to access vibrant
                                                   agricultural markets, which are important for independent futures.
                                                   Over half of Africa's population now lives in urban areas. This        People Living in Urban
Homeless International   £1,000,000       Kenya
                                                   project helps urban slum dwellers in Kenya, Zimbabwe and                       Slums
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                                                    Namibia to address overcrowding, forced eviction, inadequate
                                                    shelter, water and sanitation facilities. The project helps set up
                                                    networks of slum dwellers who are then able to access to
                                                    affordable loans which they can use to purchase land and build
                                                    better housing. This process builds the confidence of members of
                                                    the group, so they are better placed to lobby for essential services
                                                    such as water and sanitation from local authorities. This project
                                                    operates in Kenya, Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe with a spend of
                                                    £1,000,000 in each location.

                                                    Over half of Africa's population now lives in urban areas. This
                                                    project helps urban slum dwellers in Kenya, Zimbabwe and
                                                    Namibia to address overcrowding, forced eviction, inadequate
                                                    shelter, water and sanitation facilities. The project helps set up
                                                    networks of slum dwellers who are then able to access to
                                                    affordable loans which they can use to purchase land and build         People Living in Urban
Homeless International   £1,000,000       Malawi
                                                    better housing. This process builds the confidence of members of               Slums
                                                    the group, so they are better placed to lobby for essential services
                                                    such as water and sanitation from local authorities. This project
                                                    operates in Kenya, Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe with a spend of
                                                    £1,000,000 in each location.

                                                    Over half of Africa's population now lives in urban areas. This
                                                    project helps urban slum dwellers in Kenya, Zimbabwe and
                                                    Namibia to address overcrowding, forced eviction, inadequate
                                                    shelter, water and sanitation facilities. The project helps set up
                                                    networks of slum dwellers who are then able to access to               People Living in Urban
Homeless International   £1,000,000       Namibia
                                                    affordable loans which they can use to purchase land and build                 Slums
                                                    better housing. This process builds the confidence of members of
                                                    the group, so they are better placed to lobby for essential services
                                                    such as water and sanitation from local authorities. This project
                                                    operates in Kenya, Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe with a spend of
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                                                           £1,000,000 in each location.

                                                           Over half of Africa's population now lives in urban areas. This
                                                           project helps urban slum dwellers in Kenya, Zimbabwe and
                                                           Namibia to address overcrowding, forced eviction, inadequate
                                                           shelter, water and sanitation facilities. The project helps set up
                                                           networks of slum dwellers who are then able to access to
                                                           affordable loans which they can use to purchase land and build            People Living in Urban
Homeless International    £1,000,000      Zimbabwe
                                                           better housing. This process builds the confidence of members of                  Slums
                                                           the group, so they are better placed to lobby for essential services
                                                           such as water and sanitation from local authorities. This project
                                                           operates in Kenya, Malawi, Namibia and Zimbabwe with a spend of
                                                           £1,000,000 in each location.

                                                           The civil war in Sierra Leone and Liberia has caused long-term
                                                           devastation of communities. Livelihoods have been destroyed and
                                                           young people were robbed of an education. Many are still
                                                           suffering the psychological impacts of their traumatic experiences.
                                         Liberia, Sierra                                                                              People affected by
 Y Care International     £999,395                         Y Care International is supporting war affected young people by
                                             Leone                                                                                         Conflict
                                                           providing them with vocational training and the chance to become
                                                           actively involved in the local and national decisions that affect their
                                                           lives. This means these vulnerable young people can begin to work
                                                           towards a sustainable, stable future.
                                                           Discrimination against people with HIV prevents many from getting
                                                           tested, which means they also don't get treatment. Those who are
                                                           openly HIV positive often face poverty and difficulty finding work
                                                           because of discrimination. This project works with HIV positive           People affected by HIV
     Christian Aid        £998,200           Kenya
                                                           people by increasing their income and access to food and                        and AIDS
                                                           treatment. They also work with local communities to address
                                                           stigma and discrimination, so that people living with HIV are better
                                                           supported.
                                                           People living in slums face poor housing, inadequate water, and a         People Living in Urban
Practical Action (ITDG)   £996,556           Kenya
                                                           lack of toilets and waste removal services. This project supports                 Slums
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                                                       communities to work together to improve their living conditions,
                                                       often using simple, appropriate technologies such as fuel efficient
                                                       stoves. Local people running small businesses are given access to
                                                       loans, so they can move out of poverty. They also receive training
                                                       so they have the skills and confidence to find work.
                                                       HIV and AIDS is having a devastating impact on communities across
                                                       Sudan. Stigma about the virus prevents many getting tested and
                                                       insufficient healthcare means those who have been diagnosed are
                                                       often unable to receive the medical care that would improve and          People affected by HIV
     Christian Aid         £996,402        Sudan
                                                       prolong their lives. This project addresses discrimination and                 and AIDS
                                                       supports those diagnosed to access health services. This enables
                                                       those living with the virus to lead positive, healthy lives, free from
                                                       prejudice, as well as helping prevent further spread of infection.
                                                       It is estimated that over 120,000 new children arrive on the streets
                                                       of India every year. They come in search of work or have been
                                                       trafficked away from their families. Struggling to survive and
                                                       deprived of their rights to shelter, education and healthcare, they
                                                                                                                                 Street and Working
                                                       quickly become marginalised and vulnerable to exploitation and
   Railway Children        £982,500         India                                                                                Children and Young
                                                       abuse. Railway Children works in the states of Bihar, West Bengal
                                                                                                                                       people
                                                       and Uttar Pradesh, where many of these children come from.
                                                       Working directly with the children most at risk, their families and
                                                       the community, this project helps to ensure that fewer children
                                                       make this dangerous trip away from their homes.
                                                       Young women and girls in the DRC are often taken as child soldiers
                                                       or are subjected to sexual violence. This project supports girls to
                                                       rebuild their lives, by providing skills training and assistance to
                                         Democratic
                                                       return to school. They also run health centres providing                  People Affected by
 Save the Children UK      £969,800      Republic of
                                                       reproductive health care, child-care, and HIV awareness training.              Conflict
                                           Congo
                                                       The project also organises workshops with armed groups to release
                                                       girls still being held, and hold public events to tackle stigma in the
                                                       community against these girls.
                                                       Conflict in Northern Uganda has had a devastating effect on               People affected by
Africa Educational Trust   £965,889       Uganda
                                                       education. Many children have never attended school because                    conflict
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                                                     communities were displaced and public services were destroyed.
                                                     Those who do attend often struggle to learn, as lessons are taught
                                                     in English, a language they and their families are not always
                                                     familiar with. The Africa Educational Trust is supporting a local
                                                     organisation LABE, which works with primary schools and
                                                     education authorities to use local languages in the classroom. This
                                                     helps parents to get involved in their children’s education, which
                                                     improves their learning. This ensures that more children and
                                                     young people are given the chance to build themselves a brighter
                                                     future.
                                                     Genocide in 1994 resulted in the deaths of over 800,000
                                                     Rwandans, leaving over one million children orphaned and more
                                                     than 100,000 living in households with no adults. Without the
                                                     support of older people, these children have struggled to survive
  ACORD (Agency for
                                                     and become independent prosperous adults. Deprived of their
   Cooperation and                                                                                                             People affected by
                         £921,924       Rwanda       rights to education, healthcare and inheritance rights, they are still
     Research in                                                                                                                    Conflict
                                                     marginalised and extremely vulnerable to exploitation and abuse.
    Development)
                                                     This project provides access to legal representation and other vital
                                                     services, as well as advice on income generation. This important
                                                     work helps to protect and integrate young people from such
                                                     families back into their communities.
                                                     Children orphaned by HIV often face extreme hardship and
                                                     struggle to survive on their own. The project provides practical
                                                     help to people with HIV in poor communities in South Africa and is
                                                     trying to prevent the disease spreading further. Communities are         People affected by HIV
Bishop Simeon CR Trust   £904,899     South Africa
                                                     trained to offer care and counselling, basic education and to raise            and AIDS
                                                     the level of understanding around the disease. They also support
                                                     orphaned children by getting them into education and helping
                                                     them get state funded grants.
                                                     Children in northern Uganda struggle to learn very much at
   Education Action                                  primary school as lessons are taught in English, a language they          People Affected by
                         £899,345       Uganda
     International                                   don t understand. Â This project works with schools, parents and               Conflict
                                                     the education authority to introduce teaching materials in their
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                                                      own language. The project trains teachers in using these new
                                                      materials, and works with parents so that they encourage their
                                                      children to remain in school. Children are then supported to move
                                                      to learning in English as they get older. This supports children to
                                                      complete their education, as family-based learning is an effective
                                                      way of keeping children in school.

                                                      The cities of Makeni and Bo were seriously affected by Sierra
                                                      Leone's decade long civil war and still face enormous challenges
                                                      linked to poverty and ongoing social tension. As a result there are
                                                      high numbers of boys and girls living and working on the street
                                                      who are among the most vulnerable in Sierra Leone. Many have          Street and Working
    Childhope UK          £885,212     Sierra Leone   experienced the affects of war first hand and now find themselves     Children and Young
                                                      at risk of crime, substance abuse and in some cases sexual                  people
                                                      exploitation and trafficking. This project works with these
                                                      vulnerable children to meet their basic needs including education
                                                      but also works with adults to make sure that they can be
                                                      reintegrated and protected in their communities.
                                                      The civil war in Angola caused millions of people to flee their
                                                      homes, abandoning their farms and livestock. Now the war has
                                                      ended, and many people are returning home. But they are
                                                                                                                            People Affected by
     Christian Aid        £800,000       Angola       struggling to make ends meet. The project is helping thousands of
                                                                                                                                 Conflict
                                                      people to rebuild their lives by providing vital tools, seeds, loan
                                                      schemes and literacy training. Funds are also used to help rebuild
                                                      local facilities such as schools and clinics.
                                                      Women and girls have unequal access to resources, are often
                                                      excluded from decision-making and have poor access to education
                                                      and income. This project works to improve the status of women
International ChildCare
                          £786,820        Kenya       and girls by providing literacy training and the chance to earn a      Women and girls
         Trust
                                                      living. They also work to include women in decision-making
                                                      structures. By improving their literacy levels and involvement in
                                                      decision-making, women will play a more important role in society.
The Hunter Foundation     £751,000       Rwanda       Although farmland in Rwanda is incredibly fertile, farmers struggle         Trade
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                                                    to make a decent income from their land. They are not organised
                                                    into strong cooperatives and do not have functioning routes to
                                                    markets. This project develops unused land in Rwinkwavu into a
                                                    farmer-owned company growing and processing soybean,
                                                    tomatoes and sunflower products for local markets. Providing
                                                    reliable incomes for more than 30,000 farmers and employment
                                                    for 150 people, the project has a positive knock-on effect on the
                                                    local community. With increased income, people can support their
                                                    children to stay in education, help loved ones if they are unwell,
                                                    and develop new income generating initiatives.
                                                    Throughout Africa, disabled people are amongst the poorest, and
                                                    are often stigmatised and rejected by society. This project supports
                                                    the work of disabled people's organisations in four African
                                                    countries and lobbies their governments to improve the provision
Action on Disability and                            of accessible health care, education and other services to disabled
                           £750,000       Sudan                                                                               Other
     Development                                    people. They use the media and other avenues to challenge the
                                                    stigma and discrimination disabled people face and work to ensure
                                                    that disabled people are included in all parts of society. This project
                                                    operates in Sudan, Tanzainia, Zambia and Uganda with a spend of
                                                    £750,000 in each location.
                                                    Throughout Africa, disabled people are amongst the poorest, and
                                                    are often stigmatised and rejected by society. This project supports
                                                    the work of disabled people's organisations in four African
                                                    countries and lobbies their governments to improve the provision
Action on Disability and                            of accessible health care, education and other services to disabled
                           £750,000      Tanzania                                                                             Other
     Development                                    people. They use the media and other avenues to challenge the
                                                    stigma and discrimination disabled people face and work to ensure
                                                    that disabled people are included in all parts of society. This project
                                                    operates in Sudan, Tanzainia, Zambia and Uganda with a spend of
                                                    £750,000 in each location.
                                                    Throughout Africa, disabled people are amongst the poorest, and
Action on Disability and
                           £750,000       Uganda    are often stigmatised and rejected by society. This project supports      Other
     Development
                                                    the work of disabled people's organisations in four African
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                                                     countries and lobbies their governments to improve the provision
                                                     of accessible health care, education and other services to disabled
                                                     people. They use the media and other avenues to challenge the
                                                     stigma and discrimination disabled people face and work to ensure
                                                     that disabled people are included in all parts of society. This project
                                                     operates in Sudan, Tanzainia, Zambia and Uganda with a spend of
                                                     £750,000 in each location.
                                                     Throughout Africa, disabled people are amongst the poorest, and
                                                     are often stigmatised and rejected by society. This project supports
                                                     the work of disabled people's organisations in four African
                                                     countries and lobbies their governments to improve the provision
Action on Disability and                             of accessible health care, education and other services to disabled
                           £750,000       Zambia                                                                                       Other
     Development                                     people. They use the media and other avenues to challenge the
                                                     stigma and discrimination disabled people face and work to ensure
                                                     that disabled people are included in all parts of society. This project
                                                     operates in Sudan, Tanzainia, Zambia and Uganda with a spend of
                                                     £750,000 in each location.
                                                     People seeking refugee status in Egypt often lack effective legal
                                                     representation and are open to abusive treatment. They also often
                                                     struggle to support themselves and their families. The project
African and Middle East
                                                     provides them with free legal aid, protects women and children             People Affected by
  Refugee Assistance       £740,930       Egypt
                                                     from discrimination and sexual violence and provides psychological              Conflict
       (AMERA)
                                                     support to those who have suffered trauma as a result of war and
                                                     losing their loved ones. This helps them start to lead better lives
                                                     without fear of persecution.
                                                     Pastoralists in Kenya and Somalia are based in an area exposed to
                                                     drought and conflict which affects their ability to make a living. The
                                                     project supports them to get access to education and training. The
 Emergency Pastoral
                           £706,494       Kenya      project helps develop community projects such as vegetable                        Other
  Assistance Group
                                                     gardens, providing veterinary drugs, and the construction of dams
                                                     and wells for water. They also help to prepare the pastoralists for
                                                     the impact of natural disasters and diseases such as HIV.
        CAFOD              £679,564     Mozambique   Access to HIV treatment is limited in Mozambique and malnutrition         People affected by HIV
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                                                  is a key problem for those living with the virus. This project works           and AIDS
                                                  to educate people about how to access and use antiretroviral drugs
                                                  as well as providing support and food to people with HIV. Children
                                                  affected by the disease get help to stay in school and community
                                                  groups work to improve people's understanding of it. This means
                                                  those affected by HIV will experience less stigma and can get vital
                                                  support.
                                                  Women with HIV need support in dealing with their situation and
                                                  in trying to live free from discrimination. This project supports
                                                  organisations of women living with HIV, to provide counselling for
                                                  them, clubs to help their children cope with the abuse they often        People affected by HIV
      Action Aid          £652,837       Kenya
                                                  encounter, home-based care, food baskets and vocational training.              and AIDS
                                                  As a result, women and children will have access to high quality
                                                  HIV prevention and care services and the confidence to live
                                                  positively with HIV.
                                                  People who live in slums in Kenya typically live in makeshift homes
                                                  with poor facilities, overcrowding and where they can be evicted
 Sahara Communities                               without notice. This project works to organise the residents into
Abroad - Social Housing                           housing co-operatives, so they can begin saving money and build a        People Living in Urban
                          £639,141       Kenya
   Advancement &                                  loan fund which will eventually mean then can put a down-                        Slums
  Poverty Eradication                             payment of a piece of land and start to build a new home. This
                                                  works to increase their prospects and prosperity, and their security
                                                  in the future.
                                                  Women are likely to have practical ideas for improving their own
                                                  lives to lift their families out of poverty, but they often don t have
                                                  the confidence to express their needs. This project works to
                                                  increase women's participation and representation in community
                                                  groups, local councils, school management committees and others
  One World Action        £637,054       Zambia                                                                              Women and girls
                                                  organisations, so they are listened to and their opinions are valued.
                                                  They do this by providing leadership and other forms of training to
                                                  build women's confidence and ability to express their needs and
                                                  become leaders on decisions that affect their lives. This project
                                                  operates in two countries, with a spend of £434,779 in each
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                                                       location.

                                                       In the Rakai district of Uganda one in ten people have HIV. Despite
                                                       this, the families of those diagnosed continue to face stigma and
                                                       discrimination, and are often deprived of their rights to education
   African Families                                    and property ownership. This project works to raise awareness           People affected by HIV
                           £610,000       Uganda
   Support Services                                    across the district and to provide care for those in need. By                 and AIDS
                                                       promoting and protecting the rights of the families affected by HIV,
                                                       it helps ensure they can access the services they need, and helps
                                                       them look towards a more positive future.
                                                       Many people living with HIV face discrimination and exclusion.
                                                       This project supports people living with HIV in South Africa - almost
                                                       one in four of the adult population. The work involves making legal
Legal Assistance Trust -                               challenges to government and employers so that HIV positive
Accessing the rights in                                people are treated fairly, especially the most vulnerable - rape
                                                                                                                                People Affected by
law of people affected     £600,000     South Africa   survivors, widows, refugees and child-headed households. The
                                                                                                                                     Conflict
   by the HIV/AIDS                                     project also monitors national policy on HIV and AIDS and makes
       pandemic                                        sure that it respects the rights of HIV positive people. The project
                                                       establishes legal precedents and policies for the long-term benefit
                                                       of people affected by HIV, to protect their rights under the South
                                                       African Constitution.
                                                       Refugees in Uganda are one of the most vulnerable communities
                                                       who need access to shelter, food, medical care and education. This
      Pan African                                      project focuses on providing vocational training, language training,
                                                                                                                                People Affected by
Development Education      £600,000       Uganda       literacy classes, legal aid and counselling. The project helps to set
                                                                                                                                     Conflict
 Advocacy Programme                                    up youth clubs and supports refugee-led organisations so that
                                                       refugees have access to services, have skills for work and access to
                                                       legal advice.
                                                       In rural Western Kenya, 15% of children are orphaned as a result of
                                                       HIV. People lack access to medication, food, education, shelter and
                                                                                                                               People affected by HIV
        ACE UK             £582,629        Kenya       clothing as well as the capacity to cope with the increasing number
                                                                                                                                     and AIDS
                                                       of orphans. This project strengthens established community
                                                       support mechanisms by providing training in HIV care, advising on
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                                                   the benefits of nutrition and investing in income generating
                                                   activities. The project is working to ensure children and people
                                                   affected by HIV/AIDS can reach their full potential by helping them
                                                   through school.
                                                   The HIV epidemic is having a devastating impact on poor
Healthlink Worldwide -                             communities across Africa as communities are weakened when
   Positive Action:                                people fall ill or die. Community-based organisations are key to
     Empowering                                    tackling the crisis but need support to help them grow and
                                                                                                                         People affected by HIV
   communities to        £574,593      Zimbabwe    develop. This project supports organisations across five countries,
                                                                                                                               and AIDS
 respond to HIV and                                providing them with funds, skills and training to improve their
   AIDS in East and                                services and reach even more people. This project operates in
   Southern Africa                                 Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi with a spend of
                                                   £574,593.80 in each location.
                                                   The HIV epidemic is having a devastating impact on poor
Healthlink Worldwide -                             communities across Africa as communities are weakened when
   Positive Action:                                people fall ill or die. Community-based organisations are key to
     Empowering                                    tackling the crisis but need support to help them grow and
                                                                                                                          People Affected by
   communities to        £574,593       Ethiopia   develop. This project supports organisations across five countries,
                                                                                                                               Conflict
 respond to HIV and                                providing them with funds, skills and training to improve their
   AIDS in East and                                services and reach even more people. This project operates in
   Southern Africa                                 Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi with a spend of
                                                   £574,593.80 in each location.
                                                   The HIV epidemic is having a devastating impact on poor
Healthlink Worldwide -                             communities across Africa as communities are weakened when
   Positive Action:                                people fall ill or die. Community-based organisations are key to
     Empowering                                    tackling the crisis but need support to help them grow and
                                                                                                                          People Affected by
   communities to        £574,593        Kenya     develop. This project supports organisations across five countries,
                                                                                                                               Conflict
 respond to HIV and                                providing them with funds, skills and training to improve their
   AIDS in East and                                services and reach even more people. This project operates in
   Southern Africa                                 Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi with a spend of
                                                   £574,593.80 in each location.
Healthlink Worldwide -                             The HIV epidemic is having a devastating impact on poor               People affected by HIV
                         £574,593       Malawi
   Positive Action:                                communities across Africa as communities are weakened when                  and AIDS
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     Empowering                                      people fall ill or die. Community-based organisations are key to
   communities to                                    tackling the crisis but need support to help them grow and
 respond to HIV and                                  develop. This project supports organisations across five countries,
   AIDS in East and                                  providing them with funds, skills and training to improve their
   Southern Africa                                   services and reach even more people. This project operates in
                                                     Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi with a spend of
                                                     £574,593.80 in each location.
                                                     The HIV epidemic is having a devastating impact on poor
Healthlink Worldwide -                               communities across Africa as communities are weakened when
   Positive Action:                                  people fall ill or die. Community-based organisations are key to
     Empowering                                      tackling the crisis but need support to help them grow and
                                                                                                                             People affected by HIV
   communities to        £574,593       Uganda       develop. This project supports organisations across five countries,
                                                                                                                                   and AIDS
 respond to HIV and                                  providing them with funds, skills and training to improve their
   AIDS in East and                                  services and reach even more people. This project operates in
   Southern Africa                                   Uganda, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Kenya and Malawi with a spend of
                                                     £574,593.80 in each location.
                                                     The majority of the San bushmen have been removed from their
                                                     traditional lands, have lost their cultural identity, and live in
                                                     poverty. They face discrimination, and are at great risk of HIV/AIDS
                                                     infection. This project works to reclaim their land through the
                                                     courts, to support the San people to earn a living, and to provide to
   Open Channels         £571,400      Botswana                                                                                      Other
                                                     access to HIV/AIDS services. By investing in organisations run and
                                                     managed by the San, the project reduces the stigma and
                                                     discrimination many of them still face. This project operates in
                                                     Botwsana and South Africa with a spend of £571,400 in each
                                                     location.
                                                     The majority of the San bushmen have been removed from their
                                                     traditional lands, have lost their cultural identity, and live in
                                                     poverty. They face discrimination, and are at great risk of HIV/AIDS
   Open Channels         £571,400     South Africa   infection. This project works to reclaim their land through the                 Other
                                                     courts, to support the San people to earn a living, and to provide to
                                                     access to HIV/AIDS services. By investing in organisations run and
                                                     managed by the San, the project reduces the stigma and
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                                                     discrimination many of them still face. This project operates in
                                                     Botwsana and South Africa with a spend of £571,400 in each
                                                     location.
                                                     Many people fleeing the conflict in Northern Uganda were forced
                                                     to leave everything. More than 64,000 people who escaped the
                                                     war now live in slums where overcrowding and poor sanitation has
                                                     meant disease is rife. The project works with residents to help         People Living in Urban
    Pearl of Africa     £561,110       Uganda
                                                     them form a community association which can negotiate with                      Slums
                                                     government for improvements in their living conditions. They also
                                                     support the community to build drainage systems and get
                                                     vocational training so they can earn a decent living.
                                                     There is a danger that violent conflict could restart in Sierra Leone
                                                     if people there can't earn money to feed their families. The project
   Transform Africa -                                works with people who were displaced, war victims or young men
                                                                                                                              People Affected by
  Supporting social &   £554,600     Sierra Leone    involved in the fighting. They provide materials, training and funds
                                                                                                                                   Conflict
economic development                                 to artisans, such as carpenters and tailors, so they can make and
                                                     sell household and commercial items. The project also encourages
                                                     people to live peacefully through sporting and social events.
                                                     Women working on farms and vineyards in South Africa are often
                                                     paid very low wages and work in poor conditions. This project
                                                     supports women living and working on farms in South Africa by
    War on Want         £552,747     South Africa    helping them expand and strengthen a local women-led union for            Women and girls
                                                     farm workers. The union helps to secure minimum wage payment,
                                                     better housing, and improved health and safety standards, and
                                                     provides a network of support for women.
                                                     Millions of people throughout Sub Saharan Africa live on less than
                                                     $1 per day, with little or no opportunities to improve their lives.
                                                     Streetworldfootball partners run community-led centres where
                                     South Africa,
                                                     young people are given access to health and education services, as
Street Football World   £523,052     Mali, Kenya,                                                                              Sport for Change
                                                     well as the opportunity to develop their football skills. This gives
                                       Namibia
                                                     these young people a place where they can enjoy playing sport, but
                                                     most importantly brings them into contact with vital services that
                                                     will lead to improved health and future prospects.
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                                                   The war in Somaliland has shattered the country's medical
                                                   infrastructure. Somaliland has the one of the world's highest death
                                                   rates for women in childbirth and one child in five does not live to
Tropical Health and                                see their fifth birthday. The project supports hospitals to give free    People Affected by
                       £520,300      Somaliland
  Education Trust                                  treatment to the poor by providing basic drugs and medical                    Conflict
                                                   supplies. They also work with children to teach them about
                                                   hygiene, first aid and common diseases.

                                                   The slums in Freetown have very poor facilities and young people
                                                   face problems finding work that would enable them to leave the
                                                   slums. The project provides young people with vocational training
                                                                                                                           People Living in Urban
YCARE International    £512,626     Sierra Leone   and skills so they can earn money and also start taking part in their
                                                                                                                                   Slums
                                                   own community. They receive training on issues such as HIV/AIDS,
                                                   health and in functional literacy. There are also recreational and
                                                   informal education opportunities for younger children.
                                                   There is a lack of understanding or recognition of mental illness in
                                                   Ghana and Tanzania. This project supports organisations of
                                                   mentally ill people in these countries. The project supports self-
                                                   help groups to engage with health services, to access essential
                                                   drugs. The groups actively participate in campaigns to reduce
Basic Needs UK Trust   £500,000        Ghana                                                                                       Other
                                                   stigma and discrimination. They are also supported to develop
                                                   livelihood opportunities for their members. This means that
                                                   people who experience mental illness have the support to deal
                                                   with their condition. This project operates in Ghana and Tanzania
                                                   with a spend of £500,000 in each location.
                                                   There is a lack of understanding or recognition of mental illness in
                                                   Ghana and Tanzania. This project supports organisations of
                                                   mentally ill people in these countries. The project supports self-
                                                   help groups to engage with health services, to access essential
Basic Needs UK Trust   £500,000       Tanzania                                                                                     Other
                                                   drugs. The groups actively participate in campaigns to reduce
                                                   stigma and discrimination. They are also supported to develop
                                                   livelihood opportunities for their members. This means that
                                                   people who experience mental illness have the support to deal
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                                                      with their condition. This project operates in Ghana and Tanzania
                                                      with a spend of £500,000 in each location.
                                                      Urban slum dwellers across Malawi and Zambia face overcrowding,
                                                      forced evictions and deplorable living conditions. The project
                                                      supports slum dwellers to organise themselves into small savings
                                                      groups, and then to work with the government in order to get
                                                      loans to build their own houses. Once they get government             People Living in Urban
Homeless International     £500,000         Malawi
                                                      recognition, they are better placed to influence local government s           Slums
                                                      urban development plans, and make sure they take into account
                                                      the needs of the poorest members of their community. This project
                                                      operates in Malawi and Zambia with a spend of £500,000 in each
                                                      location.
                                                      Urban slum dwellers across Malawi and Zambia face overcrowding,
                                                      forced evictions and deplorable living conditions. The project
                                                      supports slum dwellers to organise themselves into small savings
                                                      groups, and then to work with the government in order to get
                                                      loans to build their own houses. Once they get government             People Living in Urban
Homeless International     £500,000         Zambia
                                                      recognition, they are better placed to influence local government s           Slums
                                                      urban development plans, and make sure they take into account
                                                      the needs of the poorest members of their community. This project
                                                      operates in Malawi and Zambia with a spend of £500,000 in each
                                                      location.
                                                      Over 36% of South Africans are homeless or living in informal
                                                      settlements. Without legal support, homeless people don't know
                                                      their rights and can be evicted. The Legal Resources Centre has
Legal Assistance Trust -                                                                                                    People Living in Urban
                           £500,000      South Africa made a powerful impact on reforming the law in South Africa and
Housing in Urban Areas                                                                                                              Slums
                                                      this project will provide legal services to an additional 10,000
                                                      clients, indirectly benefiting almost 1.2 million people, and will
                                                      contribute to new laws to protect homeless South Africans.
                                        Africa+South  The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (NMCF) is a development
   Nelson Mandela                           Africa,   agency that seeks to change the ways in which society treats
                           £500,000                                                                                           Sport for Change
   Children's Fund                     Africa+Mozambi children and youth in order to improve their lives. It aims to
                                             que,     encourage children and youth to participate in their own
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                                      Africa+Lesotho,   development and that of their communities. Working in hard to
                                      Africa+Swazilan   reach communities in South Africa and Swaziland, this fund uses
                                             d          sport to engage young people to bring about positive change in
                                                        their lives and their communities. The organized activities bring
                                                        them into contact with critical services and help to build their skills
                                                        in teamwork and leadership, which are crucial for building
                                                        independent futures.
                                                        Hibiscus is Sudan's fourth largest export and a crucial cash crop for
                                                        many poor farmers. However, much of the profit is lost higher up
                                                        the market chain or to government taxation. The project supports
Practical Action (ITDG)   £500,000        Sudan         growers, who are mainly women, to get a more profitable share in                Trade
                                                        the international hibiscus market. It helps women work together
                                                        and produce more efficiently, which gives them increased income,
                                                        confidence and skills.
                                                        Conflict in Western Uganda meant that around 50% of primary
                                                        schools were closed, and the education system - particularly in
                                                        remote, mountainous areas, has never been fully restored.
                                                        Schools lack basic resources, and many teachers are unqualified.
                                                        Government attempts to improve these facilities have focused on           People Affected by
Save the Children UK      £500,000       Uganda
                                                        the more accessible, lowland communities, leaving the more                     Conflict
                                                        mountainous areas under-served. By working with the government
                                                        desperately, this project will ensure 25,000 children in these
                                                        remote areas access a good quality basic education.

                                                        In South Africa and Kenya, poverty and local customs remain
                                                        obstacles to women’s equal rights and physical and sexual violence
                                                        against women is common. With high rates of unemployment,
                                                        underage pregnancy, and few girls completing their secondary
                                       Kenya, South
     Women Win            £499,599                      school education, only the minority have opportunity to develop           Women and Girls
                                          Africa
                                                        the skills that would help them in difficult situations. This project
                                                        runs skills training and self-defence classes for vulnerable women
                                                        and girls, and also works to raise public and political awareness of
                                                        the issue. This gives them the chance of having a brighter, safer
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                                                      future.
                                                      Women and girls in rural areas in Nigeria face discrimination, and
                                                      are often excluded from decision-making. This project supports
                                                      local groups of women to create a strong collective voice. The
                                                      women are trained in legal matters, how to manage conflict, and
  Concern Universal       £499,059       Nigeria                                                                                  Women and girls
                                                      basic health and nutrition. This means they have the knowledge
                                                      and confidence to get their voices heard on decisions affecting
                                                      their lives. Vocational training, such as growing vegetables, also
                                                      supports women to learn new skills and earn a living.
                                                      People living in slums in Sierra Leone, many of whom are disabled
  Transform Africa -
                                                      as a result of the civil war, live in terrible conditions. This project
  Empowering Slum
                                                      supports these people to get loans and start small businesses, buy        People Living in Urban
 Dwellers in Freetown     £495,424     Sierra Leone
                                                      land, build better houses and improve their access to safe water.                 Slums
and Bo to Improve their
                                                      They also provide vocational training for young people. This means
    Quality of Life
                                                      they can have better health, job prospects, and housing.
                                                      Many people living with HIV in Zambia do not have access to the
                                                      right medical care and if they are too sick to work, they often do
                                                      not get enough food. The project supports people to lobby the
Action Against Hunger                                 government for access to medical treatment and life-saving                 People Affected by
                          £484,100       Zambia
         UK                                           antiretroviral drugs. People living with HIV and their relatives are            Conflict
                                                      offered training and the opportunity to set up small businesses to
                                                      support and feed themselves as well as family members who are
                                                      too ill to work.
                                                      The Kiboga District in Uganda has been seriously affected by the
                                                      guerilla war which took place during the 1980s. Although the
                                                      communities in the area are overcoming their traumatic past, the
                                                      district now faces the devastating spread of HIV. 25 percent of the
One World Foundation                                  children are HIV orphans and more than 80 percent of the                  People affected by HIV
                          £483,233       Uganda
   Africa (OWFA)                                      population does not know their HIV status. This project increases               and AIDS
                                                      access to HIV testing, and provides home based care and education
                                                      to those diagnosed with the virus. This addresses the urgent need
                                                      to raise HIV awareness and prevent spread of infection. It also
                                                      gives those who need care, the chance to get the treatment they
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                                                   need to improve the quality of their lives.
                                                   The spread of HIV and AIDS is having a devastating impact on the
                                                   lives of poor women and girls in Zimbabwe. In many cases they
                                                   become the principle carers to their sick relatives because health
                                                   services are not available. Voluntary Service Overseas works to
  Voluntary Service                                protect and promote the rights of these already marginalised         People affected by HIV
                          £478,852      Zimbabwe
   Overseas (VSO)                                  women and children, who have become the backbone of the                    and AIDS
                                                   response to HIV and AIDs in this troubled country. The project
                                                   helps them access vital services and ensures their contribution is
                                                   recognised so that they can lead healthier and more productive
                                                   lives.
                                                   Girls often miss out on school because of pregnancy, early
                                                   marriage, poverty, or cultural beliefs. This project works to
                                                   improve the status of girls and young mothers in Busoga society by
 Busoga Association -
                                                   getting them into school. The project provides income generating
Safeguarding Girl Child   £476,520       Uganda                                                                           Women and girls
                                                   activities so families can support girls through school, and they
      Education
                                                   work to tackle discrimination against girls. They also work with
                                                   local community groups to encourage families to listen more to
                                                   their daughters' views.
                                                   Many young people have been affected by 20 years of civil conflict
                                                   in Senegal. The project targets orphans, ex-child soldiers, young
                                                   widows and victims of landmines. They provide financial support
                                                                                                                         People Affected by
 YCARE International      £473,948       Senegal   for children to attend school. Young people can also learn a trade
                                                                                                                              Conflict
                                                   through vocational training. Trauma counselling is offered as well
                                                   as basic information on health issues. This means young people can
                                                   start to rebuild both their lives and their communities.
                                                   Years of conflict has devastated the lives of children in Uganda’s
                                                   northern district of Katakwi. Traumatised by two decades of war,
   Link Community                                  which destroyed communities and left many living in refugee
                                                                                                                         People affected by
Development (England      £471,792       Uganda    camps, most children were also robbed of an education. As
                                                                                                                              Conflict
       & Wales)                                    security improves and families return to their homes, this project
                                                   works with the local government to ensure schools are equipped
                                                   to meet the complex needs of children. This means more young
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                                                     people are given the chance to complete their education, recover
                                                     from the effects or war and work towards sustainable and stable
                                                     futures.
                                                     Women and girls in Zambia who face discrimination or violence
                                                     often do not know where to go for support, and local authorities
                                                     are often ill-equipped to deal with such cases. The project works to
 CODA International
                         £467,986        Zambia      promote a better understanding of women's rights in Zambian law,         Women and girls
     Training
                                                     and to equip the police and local authorities to respond
                                                     appropriately. There is also campaigning to ensure laws and
                                                     practices that discriminate against women are changed.
                                                     Most people who are sick in Uganda tend to turn to traditional
                                                     healers first. This project involves both traditional and medical
                                                     health services to provide a better quality home-based care
                                                     programme for people affected by HIV, as well as improving
National Institute for                                                                                                      People affected by HIV
                         £456,602       Uganda       referrals between the traditional and medical services. The
  African Studies                                                                                                                 and AIDS
                                                     project also aims to challenge stigma around HIV in local
                                                     communities as well as providing school materials, vocational skills
                                                     training and funds to start income generating schemes for people
                                                     affected by HIV.
                                                     HIV services and awareness is low among pastoralists in Ethiopia.
                                                     This project supports pastoralist communities in Southern Ethiopia
                                                     to protect themselves from HIV infection. HIV positive community
                                                     members receive counselling, care and financial support. The           People affected by HIV
  Health Unlimited       £451,427       Ethiopia
                                                     project also does awareness raising on HIV through community                 and AIDS
                                                     meetings, youth clubs and by training teachers to understand the
                                                     causes and consequences of infection. This helps to get potentially
                                                     life-saving information to often isolated communities.
                                                     Young people in Africa are extremely vulnerable to HIV and there is
                                                     a huge risk of 'prevention fatigue' as people tire of the same
                                                     'boring' messages on HIV. Global Dialogues Trust works with            People affected by HIV
Global Dialogues Trust   £435,750      Africa Wide
                                                     Africa's top film directors to produce high quality films for                and AIDS
                                                     organisations working in HIV prevention and care. Young people
                                                     throughout Sub-Saharan Africa take part in contests to create
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                                                     storylines and winning scripts are made into short films.

                                                     Women are likely to have practical ideas for improving their own
                                                     lives to lift their families out of poverty, but they often don't have
                                                     the confidence to express their needs. This project works to
                                                     increase women's participation and representation in community
                                                     groups, local councils, school management committees and others
 One World Action       £434,779    Malawi, Zambia                                                                              Women and girls
                                                     organisations, so they are listened to and their opinions are valued.
                                                     They do this by providing leadership and other forms of training to
                                                     build women's confidence and ability to express their needs and
                                                     become leaders on decisions that affect their lives.

                                                     The chance to make extra money can lift people from the lowest
                                                     depths of poverty, and yet the poorest often lack opportunities
                                                     that could lead to a secure income. This project helps beekeepers
Bees for Development                                 in the Kamwenge district of Uganda access fair and reliable
                        £421,215       Uganda                                                                                         Trade
         Trust                                       markets and trains them in business skills such as marketing and
                                                     efficient production. This means that local producers can get a
                                                     fairer deal for their honey and start to work their own way out of
                                                     poverty.
                                                     In the slum areas of Jinja in Uganda, people are living in
                                                     overcrowded conditions, often with inadequate water, sanitation,
Busoga Association -
                                                     health and education services. The Busoga Association is
 Empowerment of                                                                                                               People Living in Urban
                        £416,530       Uganda        supporting women-led community organisations in five slum areas
women living in Jinja                                                                                                                 Slums
                                                     to help women and young people to gain new skills and get literacy
      Slums
                                                     training. Additionally, a credit guarantee scheme is helping women
                                                     to get land and to build or renovate their houses.
                                                     Many people living with a visual impairment in Sierra Leone are not
                                                     getting the support they need. The project works with around
     Sight Savers                                    8,000 visually impaired people who want to voice their concerns to
                        £412,602     Sierra Leone                                                                                     Other
    International                                    their communities and their governments. The project also helps
                                                     with basic healthcare, HIV awareness and transport for their
                                                     members.
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                                                    Smallholder farmers in Ethiopia can often only get low prices in
                                                    agricultural markets. This project works to tackle barriers to trade
                                                    and supports smallholder farmers – particularly women - to
    International                                   get access to new market opportunities for honey and pepper, so
    Development         £391,870       Ethiopia     their livelihoods are more secure. The project helps farmers get a             Trade
   Enterprises - UK                                 fairer deal by lobbying for reforms to regulations which limit
                                                    women's participation in farming and working to remove the
                                                    barriers that prevent access to European markets for Ethiopian
                                                    honey.
                                                    People living with HIV in rural Nigeria need to access treatment,
                                                    counselling and opportunities to earn a living. Orphans and
                                                    children vulnerable to HIV have poor access to education and are
                                                                                                                           People affected by HIV
   Life Vanguards       £379,622       Nigeria      often malnourished. This project works with HIV support
                                                                                                                                 and AIDS
                                                    organisations so that people living with HIV have access to life-
                                                    saving treatment and are supported to establish small businesses
                                                    so their children can afford to go to school.
                                                    Many people living with HIV in South Africa do not know what
                                                    treatment they could get. This means they often die sooner than
    Friends of the                                  necessary and people carry on believing the myths around HIV.
                                                                                                                           People affected by HIV
  Treatment Action      £359,109     South Africa   The project works with communities to raise awareness of the
                                                                                                                                 and AIDS
  Campaign (FoTAC)                                  treatment options available and people's rights to access this
                                                    treatment. They also work to tackle stigma around the disease by
                                                    raising awareness of the facts.
                                                    The HIV epidemic is having a devastating impact on communities
                                                    across Africa. Women and children living with the virus are often
                                                    amongst the hardest hit, and are at increased risk of neglect, abuse
                                                    and deprivation. This project offers home-based support, providing     People affected by HIV
      AFRICARE          £354,729       Uganda
                                                    protection and care for those who are vulnerable and preventing              and AIDS
                                                    the further spread of infection. With access to education,
                                                    counseling, training and financial help, women and children get the
                                                    vital support they need to live healthy, happy lives.
                                                    The chance to make a reliable income can lift people from the
The Hunter Foundation   £350,000       Malawi                                                                                      Trade
                                                    lowest depths of poverty, and yet the poorest often lack affordable
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                                                       opportunities for this to happen. This grant assists the Malawian
                                                       government to develop 31,000 hectares of unused land into a soya
                                                       producing enterprise. This initiative provides full-time
                                                       employment to 100 people and opportunities for thousands of
                                                       local people to take on smallholdings. This gives families the
                                                       chance to work their own way out of poverty.
                                                       Years of conflict have robbed many people in Somaliland of an
                                                       education and only 23% of the population can read and write. This
                                                       project supports disadvantaged groups such as women and girls,
                                                       people with disabilities, pastoralists and those displaced by war to      People Affected by
Africa Educational Trust   £348,437       Somalia
                                                       become literate. This helps them become more confident in                      Conflict
                                                       playing an active role in their communities and in finding
                                                       sustainable ways to make a living. This project operates in Somalia
                                                       and Somaliland with a spend of £348,437.50 in each location.
                                                       Years of conflict have robbed many people in Somaliland of an
                                                       education and only 23% of the population can read and write. This
                                                       project supports disadvantaged groups such as women and girls,
                                                       people with disabilities, pastoralists and those displaced by war to      People Affected by
Africa Educational Trust   £348,437      Somaliland
                                                       become literate. This helps them become more confident in                      Conflict
                                                       playing an active role in their communities and in finding
                                                       sustainable ways to make a living. This project operates in Somalia
                                                       and Somaliland with a spend of £348,437.50 in each location.
                                                       The project supports rural communities devastated by the conflict
                                                       in Sierra Leone - particularly women and those with disabilities.
    APT Enterprise                                     The project develops their skills to start a business, get loans and      People Affected by
                           £330,000     Sierra Leone
    Development                                        sell products. They work with local community organisations to                 Conflict
                                                       provide services and help to transform lives by providing an
                                                       income, literacy, and a greater say over what happens in their lives.
                                                       TB is the primary cause of AIDS-related deaths, yet it is treatable if
                                                       caught early. The project works to help poor people get a diagnosis
                                                                                                                                People affected by HIV
  Target Tuberculosis      £329,800       Zambia       and treatment early. It also provides direct support at home,
                                                                                                                                      and AIDS
                                                       including medicine, food and emotional support. Caregivers
                                                       receive training and credit so they can set up small business, so
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                                            they can support themselves. This work helps to change
                                            community attitudes to TB and HIV and provides better access to
                                            treatment.
                                            The Greenbelt Movement was the brainchild of Kenyan activist
                                            Wangari Maathai. Her vision was to bring women together to plant
                                            trees, which would improve the environment and generate an
                                            income for women in years to come. But she also believed that
                                            bringing women together would provide them with a forum, away
                                            from the men folk, to discuss their problems and find some
                                            collective solutions. The movement now has thousands of
                                            members across Kenya. This project will enable women to plant
                                            trees for fruit, firewood and building materials - and earn money
Gaia Foundation   £324,500       Ethiopia                                                                         Women and girls
                                            from this. It will improve their understanding of issues such as
                                            water and soil conservation, and build their confidence so they are
                                            better able to get their voices heard in decisions affecting their
                                            future. In 2004, Wangari Maathai was awarded the Nobel Peace
                                            Prize for her work “at the front of the fight to promote
                                            ecologically viable social, economic and cultural development in
                                            Kenya and in Africa. She was the first woman from Africa to be
                                            honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize. This project operates in
                                            Ethiopia and Kenya with a spend of £324,500 in each location.
                                            The Greenbelt Movement was the brainchild of Kenyan activist
                                            Wangari Maathai. Her vision was to bring women together to plant
                                            trees, which would improve the environment and generate an
                                            income for women in years to come. But she also believed that
                                            bringing women together would provide them with a forum, away
                                            from the men folk, to discuss their problems and find some
Gaia Foundation   £324,500        Kenya                                                                           Women and girls
                                            collective solutions. The movement now has thousands of
                                            members across Kenya. This project will enable women to plant
                                            trees for fruit, firewood and building materials - and earn money
                                            from this. It will improve their understanding of issues such as
                                            water and soil conservation, and build their confidence so they are
                                            better able to get their voices heard in decisions affecting their
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                                                     future. In 2004, Wangari Maathai was awarded the Nobel Peace
                                                     Prize for her work “at the front of the fight to promote
                                                     ecologically viable social, economic and cultural development in
                                                     Kenya and in Africa. She was the first woman from Africa to be
                                                     honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize. This project operates in
                                                     Ethiopia and Kenya with a spend of £324,500 in each location.
                                                     Gebana Afrique and Association WOUOL in Burkina Faso run a
                                                     successful business exporting dried mango and cashew nut
                                                     products from marginalized small farmers. However, the
                                                     processing systems of their factories are under developed and use
                                                     expensive and unsustainable sources of energy. This project is
  Fullwell Mill Ltd      £324,330     Burkina Faso                                                                                Trade
                                                     redeveloping its energy supply, to use the thousands of tonnes of
                                                     fresh fruit waste which they are currently throwing away. This
                                                     pioneering initiative reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions
                                                     and benefits local producers because with less production costs,
                                                     their products become more profitable.
                                                     Many people are still struggling to recover emotionally and
                                                     financially since the genocide in Rwanda. This project works to
                                                     address poverty and strengthen economic opportunities for
                                                     vulnerable people through small-scale loans and training.              People Affected by
 International Alert     £322,500       Rwanda
                                                     Community groups work to encourage open discussions and                     Conflict
                                                     trauma counselling is provided. Lessons learnt from the project will
                                                     be used to influence national policies for reconciliation and
                                                     development in Rwanda to build peace in the community.
                                                     Many South African farmers do not get a fair price for their
                                                     produce which means they find it hard to work their way out of
 Gaia Foundation -
                                                     poverty. The project supports farmers, especially women and
  Supporting South
                         £301,880     South Africa   seasonal workers, to work together to improve their bargaining               Trade
African small farmers
                                                     power and negotiate for fairer prices and working conditions. Any
 through fair-trade
                                                     increased income means they will be able to support their children
                                                     to go to school or loved ones if they are unwell.
                                                     The Mbororo are traditional pastoralists and livestock herders in
Village A.I.D. Project   £299,696      Cameroon                                                                                   Other
                                                     Cameroon whose land and livelihoods are under threat from the
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                                                 expansion of local farming. The project supports them by marking
                                                 out and registering their traditional land with the local
                                                 government. The project also provides literacy training and
                                                 education, particularly for girls as education is essential for the
                                                 Mbororo if they are to have the skills to retain their livelihoods and
                                                 way of life.
                                                 Children who live and work on the streets in Kenya face hardship
                                                 and discrimination. Widows and Orphans International works with
                                                 children on the street in Kisumu, providing services at a drop-in
                                                                                                                           Street and Working
Widows and Orphans                               centre including food and education as well as giving children
                     £299,323        Kenya                                                                                 Children and Young
   International                                 shelter at night and better access to health care. The project also
                                                                                                                                 people
                                                 works in the community to help tackle abuse against street
                                                 children. Where possible, children are reunited with family
                                                 members so they can lead safer and more secure lives.
                                                 It can be hard to reach those living with HIV if they aren t organised
                                                 to access the services they need and tackle the stigma they face.
                                                 This project is setting up groups of positive people in remote
                                                 districts in Malawi and South Africa supporting them with home-
                                                 based HIV care, nutritional supplements, counselling, peer support       People affected by HIV
 One World Action    £295,880       Malawi
                                                 and micro-credit. The groups then build links to district and local            and AIDS
                                                 health centres so they can access life saving antiretroviral
                                                 medicines and campaign locally against the stigma and exploitation
                                                 HIV positive people face. This project operates in Malawi and
                                                 South Africa with a spend of £295,880.50 in each location
                                                 It can be hard to reach those living with HIV if they aren t organised
                                                 to access the services they need and tackle the stigma they face.
                                                 This project is setting up groups of positive people in remote
                                                 districts in Malawi and South Africa supporting them with home-
                                                                                                                          People affected by HIV
 One World Action    £295,880     South Africa   based HIV care, nutritional supplements, counselling, peer support
                                                                                                                                and AIDS
                                                 and micro-credit. The groups then build links to district and local
                                                 health centres so they can access life saving antiretroviral
                                                 medicines and campaign locally against the stigma and exploitation
                                                 HIV positive people face. This project operates in Malawi and
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                                                    South Africa with a spend of £295,880.50 in each location
                                                    Women and girls who sell sex to earn money are one of the most
                                                    at risk groups in Ghanaian society, exposed to abuse and diseases
                                                    including HIV/AIDs. Alongside promoting and protecting their
 Women's Awareness                                  rights and helping them access health services, the Women’s
                           £286,909       Ghana                                                                                Women and Girls
     Centre                                         Awareness Centre provides skills training and support for small
                                                    business proposals so they have the chance to earn an alternative
                                                    income. This gives these vulnerable women and girls the chance to
                                                    lead safer, healthier lives.
                                                    African blackwood is a valued product but local people get a tiny
                                                    percentage of the final selling price. This project works with the
                                                    communities to register their forests where the blackwood grows,
 Environment Africa                                 develop sustainable forestry techniques, and certify the wood they
                           £282,450      Tanzania                                                                                    Trade
        Trust                                       harvest. This helps to increase their proportion of the sale price
                                                    substantially. With increased incomes, people can pay for
                                                    community projects such as school buildings, wells and other
                                                    essential facilities.
                                                    Around 30,000 people live in squalid conditions in Agbobloshie, a
                                                    slum in Accra where there is overcrowding, poor quality housing,
                                                    dirty water and few sanitary facilities. The project aims to improve
                                                    the quality of life for people living there by mobilising local people   People Living in Urban
   African Outreach        £280,218       Ghana
                                                    and the government to improve local conditions. They also train                  Slums
                                                    people in practical skills so they can earn an income, and help them
                                                    form groups so they can negotiate better housing and take part in
                                                    community improvements.
                                                    Like many Kenyan slums, Huruma on the outskirts of Nairobi has
                                                    limited access to clean water, is unsanitary and lacks employment
                                                    opportunities. The project is working with a youth movement in
                                                                                                                             People Living in Urban
Skillshare International   £271,988       Kenya     the slum to improve access to safe water and sanitation. These
                                                                                                                                     Slums
                                                    young people are also offered vocational training and access to a
                                                    credit scheme, so they get more confidence and skills to find work
                                                    and leave the slums.
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                                                   There is a very high HIV infection rate among commercial sex
                                                   workers on a central highway in Uganda, and these women also
Inter-African Women                                face abuse and exploitation. The project provides a drop-in centre
    Development        £269,853       Uganda       for the women and girls to get confidential health services, advice     Women and girls
organisation (IAWDO)                               and a chance to meet in a safe environment. The project also
                                                   provides skills training so the women have options other than
                                                   selling sex to make a living.
                                                   The government of South Africa plans to provide HIV treatment to
                                                   80% of those in need by 2011, but urban areas are prioritised as
                                                   they re cheaper to service. This means that, in effect, HIV
                                                   treatment services are simply not available for people in rural
                                                   South African communities unless they can afford to travel - which
                                                   poor people cannot. This project aims to bring HIV services closer
 Waterberg Society                                                                                                       People affected by HIV
                       £259,200     South Africa   to rural farm communities by providing mobile health services for
      Trust                                                                                                                    and AIDS
                                                   HIV counselling and testing, prevention, care and treatment. Using
                                                   peer education in schools, the community and through sport, the
                                                   project helps young people develop the skills for a healthy future.
                                                   The project will campaign for the government to integrate HIV
                                                   services into existing mobile health care so that this work will be
                                                   sustainable over the long-term.
                                                   Many farmers in the developing world stay trapped in poverty
                                                   because they do not get a fair price for what they grow. The
                                                   project is supporting nut farmers, who are particularly vulnerable
                                                   to low prices, to get a fairer deal by setting up a company where
       Twin            £247,600       Malawi                                                                                     Trade
                                                   farmers have greater ownership and the profits are ploughed back
                                                   into the community so everyone feels the benefits. This project
                                                   operates in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia with a spend of
                                                   £247,600 in each location.
                                                   Many farmers in the developing world stay trapped in poverty
                                                   because they do not get a fair price for what they grow. The
       Twin            £247,600     Mozambique     project is supporting nut farmers, who are particularly vulnerable            Trade
                                                   to low prices, to get a fairer deal by setting up a company where
                                                   farmers have greater ownership and the profits are ploughed back
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                                                 into the community so everyone feels the benefits. This project
                                                 operates in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia with a spend of
                                                 £247,600 in each location.
                                                 Many farmers in the developing world stay trapped in poverty
                                                 because they do not get a fair price for what they grow. The
                                                 project is supporting nut farmers, who are particularly vulnerable
                                                 to low prices, to get a fairer deal by setting up a company where
        Twin            £247,600       Zambia                                                                                  Trade
                                                 farmers have greater ownership and the profits are ploughed back
                                                 into the community so everyone feels the benefits. This project
                                                 operates in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia with a spend of
                                                 £247,600 in each location.
                                                 The current political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe has caused
                                                 civil conflict in the country. Many people are targets for
                                                                                                                        People Affected by
   Zimbiala Trust       £245,222      Zimbabwe   intimidation and organised violence and torture. The project helps
                                                                                                                             Conflict
                                                 victims receive medical treatment and trains health professionals
                                                 to improve their medical knowledge of this kind of violence.
                                                 People living with HIV face isolation when they learn their HIV
                                                 status and rejection and discrimination when others find out. This
                                                 project provides care and support for people with HIV in Zambia
                                                 and brings people together for fun activities, to generate income
                                                 and produce food. Through these groups, people living with HIV
                                                                                                                       People affected by HIV
 Concern Worldwide      £220,200       Zambia    can participate in education campaigns to challenge the stigma
                                                                                                                             and AIDS
                                                 and discrimination they face. They can also advocate for better
                                                 services and access to treatment. This means they feel more
                                                 accepted in their communities, have a better income and more
                                                 access to food.

                                                 Survivors of the Rwandan genocide have to live with the loss of
                                                 their loved ones and struggle to survive. The project supports tens
                                                 of thousands of people to get counselling, medical assistance and      People Affected by
Survivors Fund (SURF)   £217,198       Rwanda
                                                 help to find the remains of their loved ones. The project will              Conflict
                                                 document what has been achieved over the past 10 years to make
                                                 sure future work is informed by the lessons of the past.
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                                            People living with HIV in rural Uganda face stigma, and lack good
                                            healthcare and other services. Orphans and widows are often not
                                            aware of their rights to property after the family breadwinner dies.
                                            This project works to improve the quality of life of people affected
                                                                                                                   People affected by HIV
Great Nile Trust   £210,000       Uganda    by HIV through home-based care from community health workers
                                                                                                                         and AIDS
                                            and trained volunteers, who provide practical help, counselling and
                                            advice. They also support women through training and providing
                                            start-up grants so they can run their own business, and get legal
                                            advice so they can keep the land and assets of their husband.
                                            The best HIV prevention programmes are ones that are well-
                                            integrated with care and support services. This project supports an
                                            HIV programme in Dar Es Salaam, which provides HIV counselling
                                            and testing, home-based care, support groups for HIV-positive
                                                                                                                   People affected by HIV
    CAFOD          £202,581       Kenya     people, help for orphans and their carers, and care for people at
                                                                                                                         and AIDS
                                            the end of their lives. This means people affected by HIV can have
                                            a better quality of life, and local organisations can respond better
                                            to HIV in their communities.This project operates in Kenya,
                                            Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £202,581 in each location.
                                            The best HIV prevention programmes are ones that are well-
                                            integrated with care and support services. This project supports an
                                            HIV programme in Dar Es Salaam, which provides HIV counselling
                                            and testing, home-based care, support groups for HIV-positive
                                                                                                                   People affected by HIV
    CAFOD          £202,581      Tanzania   people, help for orphans and their carers, and care for people at
                                                                                                                         and AIDS
                                            the end of their lives. This means people affected by HIV can have
                                            a better quality of life, and local organisations can respond better
                                            to HIV in their communities.This project operates in Kenya,
                                            Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £202,581 in each location.
                                            The best HIV prevention programmes are ones that are well-
                                            integrated with care and support services. This project supports an
                                            HIV programme in Dar Es Salaam, which provides HIV counselling         People affected by HIV
    CAFOD          £202,581       Uganda
                                            and testing, home-based care, support groups for HIV-positive                and AIDS
                                            people, help for orphans and their carers, and care for people at
                                            the end of their lives. This means people affected by HIV can have
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                                                  a better quality of life, and local organisations can respond better
                                                  to HIV in their communities.This project operates in Kenya,
                                                  Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £202,581 in each location.
                                                  The widespread conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
                                                  has caused hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes.
                                                  Many of the displaced are children who have been separated from
                                                  their families. Forced to survive on the streets, they live in constant
                                    Democratic
                                                  fear, and risk being forced into sex work or recruited into armed         People affected by
   War Child UK       £200,000      Republic of
                                                  groups. War Child UK is working with a local partner to reach out to           Conflict
                                      Congo
                                                  these vulnerable young people, particularly girls. They offer crucial
                                                  support and protection alongside education and vocational
                                                  training, and where possible re-unite young people with their
                                                  families.
                                                  Many women in the poor Rachuonyo district of Kenya live below
                                                  the poverty line, are disproportionately affected by HIV,
 Sahara Communities
                                                  experience abuse and have little access to credit. This project
 Abroad - Rachuonyo
                      £191,353        Kenya       provides women and girls with funds and training enabling them to         Women and girls
   Women & Girls
                                                  start small businesses. The project also works to improve the status
Empowerment Project
                                                  of women by working with men so they recognise and support the
                                                  full participation of women in their communities.
                                                  Women workers often face discrimination and yet have no support
                                                  to speak out about how they are being treated. This project works
                                                  to improve the livelihoods of poor women flower workers in Kenya
                                                  and Zambia. By providing training and advice, and helping women
   War on Want        £182,334        Kenya                                                                                 Women and girls
                                                  to form representative groups, they are better able to get their
                                                  voices heard and secure lasting improvements in their working
                                                  conditions. This project operates in Kenya and Zambia with a spend
                                                  of £182,334 in each location
                                                  Women workers often face discrimination and yet have no support
                                                  to speak out about how they are being treated. This project works
   War on Want        £182,334       Zambia       to improve the livelihoods of poor women flower workers in Kenya          Women and girls
                                                  and Zambia. By providing training and advice, and helping women
                                                  to form representative groups, they are better able to get their
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                                                     voices heard and secure lasting improvements in their working
                                                     conditions. This project operates in Kenya and Zambia with a spend
                                                     of £182,334 in each location
                                                     Vulnerable children in Africa often move to towns and cities in
                                                     search of a better life, but many end up being abused and
                                                     exploited. The project supports street children in Burkina Faso,
    United Nations                                                                                                          Street and Working
                                                     Mali and Togo by teaching them to read and write and set up their
      Association        £178,486     Burkina Faso                                                                          Children and Young
                                                     own small businesses in traditional dyeing, carpentry or animal
 International Service                                                                                                            people
                                                     breeding. This gives them vital skills so they can move away from
                                                     life on the streets. This project operates in Burkina Faso, Mali and
                                                     Togo, with a spend of £178,486.67 in each location.
                                                     Vulnerable children in Africa often move to towns and cities in
                                                     search of a better life, but many end up being abused and
                                                     exploited. The project supports street children in Burkina Faso,
    United Nations                                                                                                          Street and Working
                                                     Mali and Togo by teaching them to read and write and set up their
      Association        £178,486        Mali                                                                               Children and Young
                                                     own small businesses in traditional dyeing, carpentry or animal
 International Service                                                                                                            people
                                                     breeding. This gives them vital skills so they can move away from
                                                     life on the streets. This project operates in Burkina Faso, Mali and
                                                     Togo, with a spend of £178,486.67 in each location.
                                                     Vulnerable children in Africa often move to towns and cities in
                                                     search of a better life, but many end up being abused and
                                                     exploited. The project supports street children in Burkina Faso,
    United Nations                                                                                                          Street and Working
                                                     Mali and Togo by teaching them to read and write and set up their
      Association        £178,486        Togo                                                                               Children and Young
                                                     own small businesses in traditional dyeing, carpentry or animal
 International Service                                                                                                            people
                                                     breeding. This gives them vital skills so they can move away from
                                                     life on the streets. This project operates in Burkina Faso, Mali and
                                                     Togo, with a spend of £178,486.67 in each location.
                                                     Over the last 20 years Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA)
                                                     has successfully pioneered the use of football to engage children
Laureus Sport for Good                               and young people living in one of Africa’s largest slums. A youth
                         £152,020        Kenya                                                                               Sport for Change
     Foundation                                      run football league challenges its 20,000 members to do more than
                                                     just play football. As well as performing well in matches, a team’s
                                                     position in a league is also dependent on their players’ involvement
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                                                   in fortnightly community clean up sessions. Players also regularly
                                                   volunteer in programmes such as HIV awareness raising and sport
                                                   for children with disabilities. This gives these disadvantaged
                                                   children and young people a chance to enjoy football and chase
                                                   their sporting dreams. But most importantly, it gives them a
                                                   chance to make their community a safer, happier place.
                                                   There are over 220,000 refugees in Uganda, and they need legal
                                                   representation, protection from abuse, and support for themselves
Africa and Middle East                             and their families. The project, based at the Legal Aid Clinic,
                                                                                                                          People Affected by
 Refugee Assistance      £150,000       Uganda     promotes the rights of refugees and helps improve their welfare.
                                                                                                                               Conflict
       (AMERA)                                     Refugees receive free legal support, advice and counselling, as well
                                                   as access to social services. The project also supports refugees
                                                   suffering from trauma and psychological problems.
                                                   Women affected by HIV and their children can struggle to cope
                                                   with the impact of the disease. This project supports households
                                                   affected by HIV to get support by providing income-generating
                                                                                                                          People Affected by
       Africare          £145,000       Uganda     activities so families can improve their finances. They also run
                                                                                                                               Conflict
                                                   community activities to tackle stigma by challenging attitudes
                                                   towards people affected by HIV. This gives people living with the
                                                   disease a chance to earn a living and live in less fear.
                                                   Female horticultural workers make up the majority of the
                                                   workforce on farms in East Africa yet have few labour rights or
                                                   social security and face considerable discrimination from their
                                                   employers. Women Working Worldwide is strengthening local
  Women Working                                    organisations and women s groups that support horticultural
                         £126,290       Ethiopia                                                                          Women and girls
    Worldwide                                      workers by providing training and financial support. Retailers and
                                                   farm managers are being lobbied for changes in supply chain
                                                   processes so that women workers can get a fairer deal. This project
                                                   operates in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of
                                                   £126,290 in each location.
                                                   Female horticultural workers make up the majority of the
  Women Working
                         £126,290      Tanzania    workforce on farms in East Africa yet have few labour rights or        Women and girls
    Worldwide
                                                   social security and face considerable discrimination from their
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                                                      employers. Women Working Worldwide is strengthening local
                                                      organisations and women s groups that support horticultural
                                                      workers by providing training and financial support. Retailers and
                                                      farm managers are being lobbied for changes in supply chain
                                                      processes so that women workers can get a fairer deal. This project
                                                      operates in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of
                                                      £126,290 in each location.
                                                      Female horticultural workers make up the majority of the
                                                      workforce on farms in East Africa yet have few labour rights or
                                                      social security and face considerable discrimination from their
                                                      employers. Women Working Worldwide is strengthening local
  Women Working                                       organisations and women s groups that support horticultural
                          £126,290       Uganda                                                                                Women and girls
    Worldwide                                         workers by providing training and financial support. Retailers and
                                                      farm managers are being lobbied for changes in supply chain
                                                      processes so that women workers can get a fairer deal. This project
                                                      operates in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of
                                                      £126,290 in each location.
                                                      Disabled women in Sierra Leone face disadvantage through their
                                                      gender, disability, and poverty. The project supports disabled
                                                      women to know their rights and access services, improving their
Community Children's                                  literacy, income level and status in society. They provide training in
                          £125,000     Sierra Leone                                                                            Women and girls
    Aid Project                                       reproductive health, literacy and numeracy, and the women can
                                                      get training and grants to set up small businesses. Radio and
                                                      advertising is also used to raise awareness of the rights and needs
                                                      of disabled women and girls.
                                                      The poorest communities in Africa are most at risk from the
                                                      destructive effects of a warming planet. Unpredictable rainfall and
                                                      droughts are affecting small scale farmers across the continent, as
International Institute
                                                      it affects their ability to grow crops and make a living. In 2009,
 for Environment and      £124,000      Africa Wide                                                                            Climate Change
                                                      world leaders are gathering in Copenhagen to talk about how best
     Development
                                                      to tackle climate change. This grant will enable IIED to gather
                                                      climate change experts across Africa to improve their ability to
                                                      influence debates at national and international levels, to lobby
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                                                    those participating in the climate change talks.

                                                    In post-conflict Liberia, tensions can run high due to widespread
                                                    poverty, illiteracy and limited access to information. The project is
                                                    supporting community-run radio stations that enable young people
                                                    to communicate with one another, and share vital information
                                                                                                                              People Affected by
 International Alert    £123,765        Liberia     about local services and opportunities, as well as providing a much-
                                                                                                                                   Conflict
                                                    needed space to discuss the conflict and its impact on young
                                                    people. They get training in journalism and broadcasting as well as
                                                    management and financial skills, so the stations are run efficiently
                                                    and meet the needs of the community.
                                                    Millions of farmers in Africa find it difficult to get a fair price for
                                                    their produce. The project works with banana and pineapple
                                                    farmers in Uganda to help them get a fair price by forming a group
 Fullwell Mill Foods    £113,875       Uganda                                                                                       Trade
                                                    which sells their produce under the Fairtrade label. This will
                                                    increase their income and help to make their businesses more
                                                    sustainable.
                                                    Poor farmers in Kenya have limited opportunities to earn a living
                                                    and many rely on cotton farming. The project supports cotton
Traidcraft Exchange -                               farmers in two of the country's poorest districts to increase their
                        £107,400        Kenya                                                                                       Trade
   farming project                                  income by producing and selling under the Fairtrade label. This will
                                                    ensure they get a guaranteed minimum price for their harvests so
                                                    they can better support their families and communities.
                                                    Biofuels, the mass production of plants to convert to fuel - are
                                                    being widely developed in Africa. They have been promoted as an
                                                    environmentally friendly alternative to petrol, with huge export
                                                    potential. This project looks at the impact of large scale plantation
                                                    of biofuels on poor communities. The project will link up
  Gaia Foundation       £100,000      Africa Wide                                                                              Climate Change
                                                    organisations working on African agriculture and provide them
                                                    with vital information so they can better understand and debate
                                                    the issues with government and policy makers. Cutting-edge media
                                                    technologies will widen the debate so that poor peoples' views are
                                                    heard at local, national and international discussions to inform
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                                                those participating in the climate change talks in Copenhagen in
                                                November 2009.

                                                Families living in slums face many difficulties, including poor
                                                standards of housing, unsafe water, and high levels of diseases
                                                such as HIV. The project works with the residents of the
                                                                                                                        People Affected by
       SCIAF          £100,000       Uganda     Kamwokya slums in the Ugandan capital by providing care and
                                                                                                                             Conflict
                                                counselling for the sick. They also provide education and vocational
                                                training so that the families of people living with HIV have a means
                                                of supporting themselves.
                                                Women and girls across Africa face discrimination, inequality,
                                                violence and exclusion, and are disproportionately affected by HIV.
                                                This project supports two organisations, in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.
                                                In Ethiopia, the organisation tackles Female Genital Mutilation
                                                (FGM) by raising awareness and changing attitudes. In Zimbabwe,
Womankind Worldwide   £100,000       Ethiopia                                                                            Women and girls
                                                free legal advice is given to women who have experienced abuse,
                                                violence, or the loss of their late husband s property. In both
                                                countries, the work aims to ensure women enjoy greater respect
                                                and status in their communities. This project operates in Ethiopia
                                                and Zimbabwe with a spend of £1,000,000 in each location.
                                                Women and girls across Africa face discrimination, inequality,
                                                violence and exclusion, and are disproportionately affected by HIV.
                                                This project supports two organisations, in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.
                                                In Ethiopia, the organisation tackles Female Genital Mutilation
                                                (FGM) by raising awareness and changing attitudes. In Zimbabwe,
Womankind Worldwide   £100,000      Zimbabwe                                                                             Women and girls
                                                free legal advice is given to women who have experienced abuse,
                                                violence, or the loss of their late husband s property. In both
                                                countries, the work aims to ensure women enjoy greater respect
                                                and status in their communities. This project operates in Ethiopia
                                                and Zimbabwe with a spend of £1,000,000 in each location.
                                                In two of the poorest slum neighbourhoods in Addis Ababa, where
                                                                                                                       People Living in Urban
       SCIAF          £95,100        Ethiopia   facilities and services are severely lacking, the effects of recent
                                                                                                                               Slums
                                                food price hikes are putting even more pressure on the people
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                                  living there. SCIAF is working to bring about long-term
                                  improvements by providing access to basic services and education
                                  as well as helping to relieve the immediate effects of the food price
                                  hikes.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
Twin   £89,255     Burkina Faso                                                                            Trade
                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                  each location.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
Twin   £89,255      Cameroon                                                                               Trade
                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                  each location.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
Twin   £89,255       Malawi       in government policies so that they can better access international      Trade
                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
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                                  each location.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
Twin   £89,255     Mozambique                                                                              Trade
                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                  each location.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
Twin   £89,255       Rwanda                                                                                Trade
                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                  each location.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
Twin   £89,255     Sierra Leone                                                                            Trade
                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                  each location.
                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
Twin   £89,255      Tanzania                                                                               Trade
                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
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                                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
                                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                                  each location.
                                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
        Twin             £89,255       Uganda                                                                                    Trade
                                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                                  each location.
                                                  Over 70% of Africa's people rely on producing food to make a
                                                  living, but unfair trade rules mean that small-scale farmers struggle
                                                  to get a fair price for their produce. The project is working to unite
                                                  farmers groups in key countries in Africa to campaign for changes
                                                  in government policies so that they can better access international
        Twin             £89,255       Zambia                                                                                    Trade
                                                  markets. The farmers also receive training to ensure their produce
                                                  meets the Fairtrade standard for export. This project operates in
                                                  Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra
                                                  Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia with a spend of £89,255.56 in
                                                  each location.
                                                  In Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya, over 2 million children have been
Healthlink Worldwide -                            orphaned by HIV. The project supports these children through a
                                                                                                                           People Affected by
 Scoping the future of   £85,333       Ethiopia   programme called memory books. This programme encourages
                                                                                                                                Conflict
    memory work                                   families to communicate openly about HIV. Children are supported
                                                  to cope with the impact of the illness, understand what support is
                                   International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                    available and manage the possible loss of family members. Parents
                                                    who are ill often write a memory book about their lives. This
                                                    programme helps to reduce stigma and discrimination, encourages
                                                    people to seek treatment, and helps to increase understanding of
                                                    HIV. This project operates in three countries, with a spend of
                                                    £85,333.33 in each location.
                                                    In Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya, over 2 million children have been
                                                    orphaned by HIV. The project supports these children through a
                                                    programme called memory books. This programme encourages
                                                    families to communicate openly about HIV. Children are supported
Healthlink Worldwide -                              to cope with the impact of the illness, understand what support is
                                                                                                                          People Affected by
 Scoping the future of   £85,333        Kenya       available and manage the possible loss of family members. Parents
                                                                                                                               Conflict
    memory work                                     who are ill often write a memory book about their lives. This
                                                    programme helps to reduce stigma and discrimination, encourages
                                                    people to seek treatment, and helps to increase understanding of
                                                    HIV. This project operates in three countries, with a spend of
                                                    £85,333.33 in each location.
                                                    In Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya, over 2 million children have been
                                                    orphaned by HIV. The project supports these children through a
                                                    programme called memory books. This programme encourages
                                                    families to communicate openly about HIV. Children are supported
Healthlink Worldwide -                              to cope with the impact of the illness, understand what support is
                                                                                                                         People affected by HIV
 Scoping the future of   £85,333       Tanzania     available and manage the possible loss of family members. Parents
                                                                                                                               and AIDS
    memory work                                     who are ill often write a memory book about their lives. This
                                                    programme helps to reduce stigma and discrimination, encourages
                                                    people to seek treatment, and helps to increase understanding of
                                                    HIV. This project operates in three countries, with a spend of
                                                    £85,333.33 in each location.
                                                    For 30 years, the Greenbelt Movement has worked to reduce the
                                                    devastating effect of environmental damage on poor communities,
Green Belt Movement      £80,000      Africa Wide   and the 40 million trees they have planted is testimony to their        Climate Change
                                                    achievements. This project will support Greenbelt's Founder and
                                                    Nobel Prize Winner, Wangari Maathai, to effectively represent the
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                                                    voices of those most at risk from the effects of climate change in
                                                    Africa, in the run-up to the crucial climate negotiations in
                                                    Copenhagen in November 2009. The work will also explore the
                                                    risks and opportunities associated with the Greenbelt Movement
                                                    project being a beneficiary of carbon trading schemes.


                                                    The current growth in demand for Fairtrade and organic coffee
                                                    provides an opportunity for African farmers to improve their
                                                    livelihoods. The project works to make the transition to double-
    Twin - African
                                                    certified (Fairtrade and organic), high-quality coffee by providing
smallholder speciality
                         £75,000       Burundi      access to equipment, training and support. This means local           Trade
 coffee development
                                                    producers can get a fairer deal and start to work their own way out
and marketing project
                                                    of poverty. This project operates in Burundi, the Democratic
                                                    Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda with a
                                                    spend of £75,000 in each location.
                                                    The current growth in demand for Fairtrade and organic coffee
                                                    provides an opportunity for African farmers to improve their
                                                    livelihoods. The project works to make the transition to double-
    Twin - African
                                      Democratic    certified (Fairtrade and organic), high-quality coffee by providing
smallholder speciality
                         £75,000      Republic of   access to equipment, training and support. This means local           Trade
 coffee development
                                        Congo       producers can get a fairer deal and start to work their own way out
and marketing project
                                                    of poverty. This project operates in Burundi, the Democratic
                                                    Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda with a
                                                    spend of £75,000 in each location.
                                                    The current growth in demand for Fairtrade and organic coffee
                                                    provides an opportunity for African farmers to improve their
    Twin - African                                  livelihoods. The project works to make the transition to double-
smallholder speciality                              certified (Fairtrade and organic), high-quality coffee by providing
                         £75,000        Kenya                                                                             Trade
 coffee development                                 access to equipment, training and support. This means local
and marketing project                               producers can get a fairer deal and start to work their own way out
                                                    of poverty. This project operates in Burundi, the Democratic
                                                    Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda with a
                                   International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                 spend of £75,000 in each location.
                                                 The current growth in demand for Fairtrade and organic coffee
                                                 provides an opportunity for African farmers to improve their
                                                 livelihoods. The project works to make the transition to double-
    Twin - African
                                                 certified (Fairtrade and organic), high-quality coffee by providing
smallholder speciality
                         £75,000       Malawi    access to equipment, training and support. This means local                   Trade
 coffee development
                                                 producers can get a fairer deal and start to work their own way out
and marketing project
                                                 of poverty. This project operates in Burundi, the Democratic
                                                 Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda with a
                                                 spend of £75,000 in each location.
                                                 The current growth in demand for Fairtrade and organic coffee
                                                 provides an opportunity for African farmers to improve their
                                                 livelihoods. The project works to make the transition to double-
    Twin - African
                                                 certified (Fairtrade and organic), high-quality coffee by providing
smallholder speciality
                         £75,000      Tanzania   access to equipment, training and support. This means local                   Trade
 coffee development
                                                 producers can get a fairer deal and start to work their own way out
and marketing project
                                                 of poverty. This project operates in Burundi, the Democratic
                                                 Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda with a
                                                 spend of £75,000 in each location.
                                                 The current growth in demand for Fairtrade and organic coffee
                                                 provides an opportunity for African farmers to improve their
                                                 livelihoods. The project works to make the transition to double-
    Twin - African
                                                 certified (Fairtrade and organic), high-quality coffee by providing
smallholder speciality
                         £75,000       Uganda    access to equipment, training and support. This means local                   Trade
 coffee development
                                                 producers can get a fairer deal and start to work their own way out
and marketing project
                                                 of poverty. This project operates in Burundi, the Democratic
                                                 Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda with a
                                                 spend of £75,000 in each location.
                                                 Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
     International                               underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                                                                                       People affected by HIV
Community of Women       £71,428      Botswana   rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
                                                                                                                             and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS                            trains women so they can support other positive women in
                                                 negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or
                                  International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                access to health services. After training, these women will provide
                                                essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                                Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                location.
                                                Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
                                                underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
                                                trains women so they can support other positive women in
     International
                                                negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or   People affected by HIV
Community of Women      £71,428       Kenya
                                                access to health services. After training, these women will provide         and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS
                                                essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                                Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                location.
                                                Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
                                                underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
                                                trains women so they can support other positive women in
     International
                                                negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or   People affected by HIV
Community of Women      £71,428       Lesotho
                                                access to health services. After training, these women will provide         and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS
                                                essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                                Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                location.
                                                Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
                                                underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
     International
                                                trains women so they can support other positive women in              People affected by HIV
Community of Women      £71,428       Namibia
                                                negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or         and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS
                                                access to health services. After training, these women will provide
                                                essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                  International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                   Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                   location.
                                                   Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
                                                   underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                   rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
                                                   trains women so they can support other positive women in
     International
                                                   negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or   People affected by HIV
Community of Women      £71,428     South Africa
                                                   access to health services. After training, these women will provide         and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS
                                                   essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                   This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                                   Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                   location.
                                                   Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
                                                   underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                   rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
                                                   trains women so they can support other positive women in
     International
                                                   negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or   People affected by HIV
Community of Women      £71,428      Swaziland
                                                   access to health services. After training, these women will provide         and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS
                                                   essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                   This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                                   Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                   location.
                                                   Women living with HIV in Africa are one of the most
                                                   underprivileged groups, often struggling to get medical care and
                                                   rarely aware of their rights to treatment and support. The project
                                                   trains women so they can support other positive women in
     International
                                                   negotiating for their rights, whether it be to land or property, or   People affected by HIV
Community of Women      £71,428       Uganda
                                                   access to health services. After training, these women will provide         and AIDS
 Living with HIV/AIDS
                                                   essential support to thousands of other women living with HIV.
                                                   This project operates in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South
                                                   Africa, Uganda and Swaziland with a spend of £71,428 in each
                                                   location.
  Praxis Community      £70,000       Liberia      As a result of many years of conflict, during which time terrible      People Affected by
                                   International projects funded by Comic Relief

      Projects                                    human rights abuses were committed, there is a real need for the               Conflict
                                                  new government and for ordinary people to better understand and
                                                  build a culture of respect for rights. The project will provide legal
                                                  advice to people whose rights have been abused, give training in
                                                  rights to those in government, and use the media to promote a
                                                  greater understanding of rights.
                                                  Currently, education for children under five is not common in
                                                  Malawi. This project will undertake a much needed review of the         People affected by HIV
      Unicef UK          £67,805       Malawi
                                                  provision of under-five nursery education in order to influence               and AIDS
                                                  government pre-school policy in the future.
                                                  One consequence of the war in northern Uganda has been an
                                                  increase in mental illness and alcohol abuse, and the health system
                                                  is unable to provide adequate support. Working together with the
 Tropical Health and                              Ugandan health service, the project helps individuals suffering          People Affected by
                         £62,000       Uganda
   Education Trust                                from mental illness and alcoholism by training health workers to              Conflict
                                                  identify and treat mental illness and alcohol abuse. The project also
                                                  works to tackle discrimination against people experiencing mental
                                                  health problems.
                                                  Millions of farmers and producers throughout the world do not get
                                                  a fair price for their produce. The project supports nut producers in
 Twin - Unlocking the
                                                  Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to get access to essential tools
potential: Smallholder
                         £59,333     Mozambique   which mean women no longer have to do the work of shelling the                  Trade
 Nut Equipment Fund
                                                  nuts by hand. This will also improve the quality of the produce and
        (SNEF)
                                                  help to secure a fairer price. This project operates in Mozambique,
                                                  Zambia and Malawi with a spend of £59,333 in each location.
                                                  Millions of farmers and producers throughout the world do not get
                                                  a fair price for their produce. The project supports nut producers in
 Twin - Unlocking the
                                                  Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to get access to essential tools
potential: Smallholder
                         £59,333       Zambia     which mean women no longer have to do the work of shelling the                  Trade
 Nut Equipment Fund
                                                  nuts by hand. This will also improve the quality of the produce and
        (SNEF)
                                                  help to secure a fairer price. This project operates in Mozambique,
                                                  Zambia and Malawi with a spend of £59,333 in each location.
                                    International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                     Millions of farmers and producers throughout the world do not get
                                                     a fair price for their produce. The project supports nut producers in
 Twin - Unlocking the
                                                     Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to get access to essential tools
potential: Smallholder
                          £59,333        Malawi      which mean women no longer have to do the work of shelling the              Trade
 Nut Equipment Fund
                                                     nuts by hand. This will also improve the quality of the produce and
        (SNEF)
                                                     help to secure a fairer price. This project operates in Mozambique,
                                                     Zambia and Malawi with a spend of £59,333 in each location.
                                                     Many of the out-of-season fresh vegetables on sale in UK
                                                     supermarkets come from Africa. However, small-scale farmers
                                                     aren't in a position to negotiate higher prices or better working
    The Fairtrade
                          £51,725        Kenya       conditions. This project will extend the benefit of Fairtrade to            Trade
     Foundation
                                                     these small producers of fresh vegetables from Kenya by assessing
                                                     the options for developing a Fairtrade standard and setting
                                                     minimum prices to assist them in becoming Fairtrade certified.
                                                     Although poor countries are the hardest hit by climate change,
                                                     most are underrepresented at international high level summits
International Institute
                                                     because their delegates cannot afford to attend. This project holds
  for Environment &       £50,000      Africa Wide                                                                           Climate Change
                                                     an emergency fund, which provides small sums of money to
     Development
                                                     African organisations so they can play a part in making the
                                                     decisions which will affect the future of their countries.
                                                     Poor weather conditions and practices in agriculture in recent
                                                     years have badly affected cocoa farmers in Central America,
                                                     leading to a decline in cocoa production. To reverse this trend, the
                                                     project is working with a network of farmers organisations across
      ACICAFOC            £39,866        Bolivia                                                                                 Trade
                                                     seven countries that are pooling resources and sharing costs.
                                                     Twenty four farmers groups are gaining Fairtrade certification. This
                                                     project operates in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and
                                                     Nicaragua, with a spend of £39,866 in each location.
                                                     Poor weather conditions and practices in agriculture in recent
                                                     years have badly affected cocoa farmers in Central America,
      ACICAFOC            £39,866      Costa Rica    leading to a decline in cocoa production. To reverse this trend, the        Trade
                                                     project is working with a network of farmers organisations across
                                                     seven countries that are pooling resources and sharing costs.
                         International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                        Twenty four farmers groups are gaining Fairtrade certification. This
                                        project operates in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and
                                        Nicaragua, with a spend of £39,866 in each location.
                                        Poor weather conditions and practices in agriculture in recent
                                        years have badly affected cocoa farmers in Central America,
                                        leading to a decline in cocoa production. To reverse this trend, the
                                        project is working with a network of farmers organisations across
 ACICAFOC      £39,866      Guatemala                                                                              Trade
                                        seven countries that are pooling resources and sharing costs.
                                        Twenty four farmers groups are gaining Fairtrade certification. This
                                        project operates in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and
                                        Nicaragua, with a spend of £39,866 in each location.
                                        Poor weather conditions and practices in agriculture in recent
                                        years have badly affected cocoa farmers in Central America,
                                        leading to a decline in cocoa production. To reverse this trend, the
                                        project is working with a network of farmers organisations across
 ACICAFOC      £39,866      Honduras                                                                               Trade
                                        seven countries that are pooling resources and sharing costs.
                                        Twenty four farmers groups are gaining Fairtrade certification. This
                                        project operates in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and
                                        Nicaragua, with a spend of £39,866 in each location.
                                        Poor weather conditions and practices in agriculture in recent
                                        years have badly affected cocoa farmers in Central America,
                                        leading to a decline in cocoa production. To reverse this trend, the
                                        project is working with a network of farmers organisations across
 ACICAFOC      £39,866      Nicaragua                                                                              Trade
                                        seven countries that are pooling resources and sharing costs.
                                        Twenty four farmers groups are gaining Fairtrade certification. This
                                        project operates in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and
                                        Nicaragua, with a spend of £39,866 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
Equality Now   £35,000       Algeria                                                                           Women and girls
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                        and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                         International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                        and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000      Cameroon                                                                          Women and girls
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                        and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000       Ethiopia                                                                         Women and girls
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
Equality Now   £35,000        Kenya     and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to        Women and girls
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
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                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                        and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000       Lesotho                                                                          Women and girls
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                        and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000     Madagascar                                                                         Women and girls
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                        project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                        talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                        and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000        Mali                                                                            Women and girls
                                        this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                        confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                        this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                        Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                        Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                        Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
Equality Now   £35,000       Nigeria                                                                          Women and girls
                                        mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
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                                       project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                       talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                       and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
                                       this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                       confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                       this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                       Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                       Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                       Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                       mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                       project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                       talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                       and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000       Sudan                                                                           Women and girls
                                       this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                       confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                       this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                       Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                       Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                       Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                       mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
                                       project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by
                                       talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                       and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
Equality Now   £35,000      Tanzania                                                                         Women and girls
                                       this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                       confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                       this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                       Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                       Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                       Many women and girls in Africa are survivors of female genital
                                       mutilation (FGM), a practice that devastates young lives. The
Equality Now   £35,000       Uganda    project works in 14 African countries to challenge this practice by   Women and girls
                                       talking to communities about the health and psychological risks
                                       and getting community leaders on board so that alternatives to
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                                                   this harmful practice can be found. Women are also given the
                                                   confidence to know and campaign for their right to live free from
                                                   this terrible practice. This project operates in Algeria, Cameroon,
                                                   Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan,
                                                   Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £35,000 in each location.
                                                   There are many reasons for early marriage: tradition, religious
                                                   beliefs, lack of education and poverty. Despite the Government of
    Foundation for
                                                   Tanzania's commitment to respect and protect children, the
   Women's Health,
                        £34,200       Tanzania     situation of child brides is still neglected. This project tackles child    Women and girls
     Research and
                                                   marriage by working with girls and families to better understand
Development (Forward)
                                                   the problem of child brides, and with traditional leaders and
                                                   government to make sure the practice is tackled effectively.
                                                   Many poor people around the world have valuable craft-making
                                                   skills but they struggle to work their way out of poverty because
                                                   the items they produce are not sold at a fair price. The project
 Traidcraft Exchange    £26,600      Africa Wide   works with those who make the items and those who sell them in                   Trade
                                                   western markets to come up with standards which ensure a fair
                                                   deal for everyone.

                                                   There are 3,200 children currently working in the shoe factories of
                                                   Bhairab in Bangladesh. The factories are cramped, dark, poorly
                                                   ventilated and children frequently suffer from injuries and the
                                                   effects of fume inhalation. Many also sleep in the factories and
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                                                   suffer abuse at the hands of factory managers. Deprived of their
   Learning for Life    £25,000      Bangladesh                                                                               Children and Young
                                                   rights to education, healthcare and safe housing, they are
                                                                                                                                    people
                                                   marginalised and vulnerable. This grant is enabling Learning for
                                                   Life to research how best to support these difficult to reach
                                                   children, and to plan future programmes that remove them from
                                                   these hazardous environments.
                                                   Children who live on the streets in northern Ghana often miss out
                                                                                                                              Street and Working
                                                   on school. They can also end up working in dangerous conditions,
       AfriKids         £20,000        Ghana                                                                                  Children and Young
                                                   sometimes in gold mines where they are employed illegally and are
                                                                                                                                    people
                                                   often at risk of losing their lives. With no education or support,
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                                                most are likely to spend the rest of their lives struggling to survive
                                                in life-threatening situations. AfriKids works with vulnerable
                                                children and the government to get them back into school, often
                                                addressing the root causes that have led them to drop out and live
                                                on the street or carry out treacherous work. Getting an education
                                                and receiving help for their problems means that they stand a good
                                                chance of changing their lives for good.
                                                With limited sources of income, the Maasai in East Africa are a
                                                heavily impoverished community. While their name and imagery is
                                                used by companies around the world to sell products such as
                                                jewellery, shoes and clothing, they receive no income from such
                               Africa+Kenya,    use. This project provides initial political, legal and marketing
Light Years LYIP   £15,000                                                                                                     Trade
                              Africa+Tanzania   guidance to the community, to help them secure financial
                                                recognition from companies trading on their image. Increased
                                                income will in the long-term benefit the whole community, as it
                                                means parents can better afford to send their children to school
                                                and elders can invest in other income generating initiatives.
                                                Afghanistan has suffered enormous upheaval over the past 25
                                                years and basic services such as health and education have
                                                suffered, making the quality of life desperate. Most international
                                                aid goes towards emergency work or peace-keeping, while small
                                                agencies doing long-term community work, struggle for funding.
                                                                                                                         Street and Working
                                                This project uses experienced staff to run a programme of 'kitchen
 Afghanaid UK      £2,083      Afghanistan                                                                               Children and Young
                                                gardens' and provide seeds and tools to get farming going again so
                                                                                                                               people
                                                that children's health improves. They also provide school materials
                                                and train teachers. Working with UNICEF and Save the Children,
                                                they train local midwives to reduce the numbers of mothers dying
                                                in childbirth.

                                                RETRAK have worked with street boys in Kampala since 1994,
                                                                                                                         Street and Working
                                                building relationships with them through football, medical care,
   RETRAK          £2,078        Uganda                                                                                  Children and Young
                                                weekly feeding, and education. Boys receive regular counselling,
                                                                                                                               people
                                                education and life-skills preparation. Eventually, most boys
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                                                    resettle back into their own families, integrate into a foster family
                                                    or live independently. This project is to evaluate the approach and
                                                    assess the impact of this work over the last 10 years on the lives of
                                                    children. This will enable the project to track the impact on
                                                    individual children and will add great value to future work with
                                                    street children.

                                                    This project supports children who have been abandoned by their
                                                    families, and accused of being child "witches". They look after and
                                                    protect abandoned children living on the street and also campaign
                                                    to try and stop the practice of abandoning children . The campaign
                                                                                                                            Street and Working
                                                    targets local communities and authorities to promote the
Stepping Stones Nigeria   £2,073        Nigeria                                                                             Children and Young
                                                    children's basic rights and is supported by the local government.
                                                                                                                                  people
                                                    This means the basic needs of those children already on the street
                                                    will be met, the widespread belief in child "witches" will be
                                                    challenged and where possible, children will be reunited with their
                                                    families.
                                                    Carbon Offsetting is an idea for reducing the impact of carbon
                                                    dioxide emissions from everyday activities such as driving cars and
                                                    flying. Emissions are calculated by a carbon offsetting provider and
                                                    then paid for through a donation to a project that reduces carbon
                                                    by the equivalent amount. AdMit is a new carbon offsetting
                                                    concept that addresses many of the weaknesses of existing
   New Economics                                    schemes. The key difference between AdMit and conventional
                          £2,067      Africa Wide                                                                            Climate Change
    Foundation                                      carbon offsetting products is that AdMit guarantees a direct
                                                    payment to some of the world s poorest communities that are
                                                    most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The project will
                                                    work in many locations, with many projects, to allow for thorough
                                                    testing of this radical new approach to carbon offsetting and
                                                    tackling poverty.

                                                    The prolonged conflicts in Sierra Leone and Liberia almost              People Affected by
        CAFOD             £2,047     Sierra Leone
                                                    destroyed the basic framework of government and left a legacy of             Conflict
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                                       young people who have had very little education, but who have
                                       been exposed to terrible violence. This project supports
                                       community organisations to provide education, vocational training
                                       and job opportunities for young people. These groups will also get
                                       support to hold their newly-elected governments to account, by
                                       making sure that funds are spend on projects that will benefit the
                                       whole community. This project operates in Liberia and Sierra Leone
                                       with a spend of £1,398,851.50 in each location.
                                       Women and girls across Africa often face inequality, and girls often
                                       miss out on school. This project works to increase the enrolment
                                       and achievement of girls in schools in Tanzania and Nigeria. It helps
                                       address the obstacles to girls getting into school by providing
 Action Aid     £2,043      Tanzania   training and support to the people that can make a real difference,      Women and girls
                                       namely teachers and parents. They also encourage active
                                       participation by girls themselves so they play an important role in
                                       their own education. This project operates in Nigeria and Tanzania
                                       with a spend of £2,000,000 in each location.
                                       In South Asia, it s estimated that over 400,000 children have been
                                       subjected to trafficking and prostitution. This project works with
                                       child survivors and those at risk of exploitation by giving them an
                                       active role in their own protection. For those who have suffered
                                       trafficking, the project offers support, shelter and health education   Street and Working
Christian Aid   £2,041       Nepal     including on HIV. They are also given training so they can              Children and Young
                                       campaign for more effective mechanisms to reduce the level of                 people
                                       trafficking and prostitution and improve government services to
                                       those who have been involved. This project operates in
                                       Bangladesh, India and Nepal with a spend of £103,333 in each
                                       location.
                                       In South Asia, it s estimated that over 400,000 children have been
                                       subjected to trafficking and prostitution. This project works with      Street and Working
Christian Aid   £2,040        India    child survivors and those at risk of exploitation by giving them an     Children and Young
                                       active role in their own protection. For those who have suffered              people
                                       trafficking, the project offers support, shelter and health education
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                                        including on HIV. They are also given training so they can
                                        campaign for more effective mechanisms to reduce the level of
                                        trafficking and prostitution and improve government services to
                                        those who have been involved. This project operates in
                                        Bangladesh, India and Nepal with a spend of £103,333 in each
                                        location.
                                        Children living on the streets in Asia are vulnerable to exploitation,
                                        especially girls. Whatever money they earn during the day is often
                                        stolen from them by older children or adults. This project runs
                                        street banks where thousands of children can save their money
                                        and earn interest. The banks are run by the children themselves so       Street and Working
Childhope UK   £2,038                   they learn about responsibility, how to make decisions as well as        Children and Young
                                        gaining confidence. The project also links to educational and                  people
                                        recreational services intended to give children new skills which
                                        helps to get them off the streets. This project operates in Nepal,
                                        India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan with a spend of £124,480 in
                                        each location.
                                        Children living on the streets in Asia are vulnerable to exploitation,
                                        especially girls. Whatever money they earn during the day is often
                                        stolen from them by older children or adults. This project runs
                                        street banks where thousands of children can save their money
                                        and earn interest. The banks are run by the children themselves so       Street and Working
Childhope UK   £2,037        Nepal      they learn about responsibility, how to make decisions as well as        Children and Young
                                        gaining confidence. The project also links to educational and                  people
                                        recreational services intended to give children new skills which
                                        helps to get them off the streets. This project operates in Nepal,
                                        India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan with a spend of £124,480 in
                                        each location.
                                        Children living on the streets in Asia are vulnerable to exploitation,
                                        especially girls. Whatever money they earn during the day is often       Street and Working
Childhope UK   £2,036      Bangladesh   stolen from them by older children or adults. This project runs          Children and Young
                                        street banks where thousands of children can save their money                  people
                                        and earn interest. The banks are run by the children themselves so
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                                                they learn about responsibility, how to make decisions as well as
                                                gaining confidence. The project also links to educational and
                                                recreational services intended to give children new skills which
                                                helps to get them off the streets. This project operates in Nepal,
                                                India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan with a spend of £124,480 in
                                                each location.
                                                Children living on the streets in Asia are vulnerable to exploitation,
                                                especially girls. Whatever money they earn during the day is often
                                                stolen from them by older children or adults. This project runs
                                                street banks where thousands of children can save their money
                                                and earn interest. The banks are run by the children themselves so       Street and Working
   Childhope UK       £2,035     Afghanistan    they learn about responsibility, how to make decisions as well as        Children and Young
                                                gaining confidence. The project also links to educational and                  people
                                                recreational services intended to give children new skills which
                                                helps to get them off the streets. This project operates in Nepal,
                                                India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan with a spend of £124,480 in
                                                each location.
                                                Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have
                                                very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.
                                                Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their
    International                                                                                                        Street and Working
                                                confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
Development through   £1,995       Namibia                                                                               Children and Young
                                                work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
   Sport UK (IDS)                                                                                                              people
                                                can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                                                Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have
                                                very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.
                                                Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their
    International                                                                                                        Street and Working
                                                confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
Development through   £1,994     South Africa                                                                            Children and Young
                                                work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
   Sport UK (IDS)                                                                                                              people
                                                can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                               International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have
                                                very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.
                                                Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their
    International                                                                                                       Street and Working
                                                confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
Development through   £1,993       Malawi                                                                               Children and Young
                                                work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
   Sport UK (IDS)                                                                                                             people
                                                can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                                                Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have
                                                very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.
                                                Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their
    International                                                                                                       Street and Working
                                                confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
Development through   £1,992       Senegal                                                                              Children and Young
                                                work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
   Sport UK (IDS)                                                                                                             people
                                                can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                                                Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have
                                                very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.
                                                Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their
    International                                                                                                       Street and Working
                                                confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
Development through   £1,991     Sierra Leone                                                                           Children and Young
                                                work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
   Sport UK (IDS)                                                                                                             people
                                                can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                                                Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have
                                                very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.
                                                Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their
    International                                                                                                       Street and Working
                                                confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
Development through   £1,990       Liberia                                                                              Children and Young
                                                work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
   Sport UK (IDS)                                                                                                             people
                                                can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
   International      £1,989       Uganda       Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have          Street and Working
                                International projects funded by Comic Relief

Development through                            very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.       Children and Young
   Sport UK (IDS)                              Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their           people
                                               confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
                                               work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
                                               can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                               Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                               Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                                               Although slavery is outlawed in Niger, it is sometimes still
                                               practised. Slave children have no rights and no opportunity to
                                               attend school. This project provides community schools where
                                                                                                                       Street and Working
    Anti-Slavery                               these children can receive education and food, and staff can
                       £1,708        Niger                                                                             Children and Young
   International                               monitor their health. They also provide training and micro-credit
                                                                                                                             people
                                               for families of slave children so they can find alternative ways to
                                               make a living rather than resorting to earning money through their
                                               children.
                                               Women and girls across Africa often face inequality, and girls often
                                               miss out on school. This project works to increase the enrolment
                                               and achievement of girls in schools in Tanzania and Nigeria. It helps
                                               address the obstacles to girls getting into school by providing
     Action Aid        £1,706       Nigeria    training and support to the people that can make a real difference,      Women and girls
                                               namely teachers and parents. They also encourage active
                                               participation by girls themselves so they play an important role in
                                               their own education. This project operates in Nigeria and Tanzania
                                               with a spend of £2,000,000 in each location.
                                               Children from poor families are often forced to work in hazardous
                                               labour to help support their families. The project combines
                                               protecting children from dangerous working conditions with
                                               improving their access to education. The project also provides          Street and Working
Save the Children UK   £1,702       Pakistan   micro-credit to families so their children no longer have to work.      Children and Young
                                               This means children can stop working and get into primary and                 people
                                               secondary school, and their families can develop new ways of
                                               making a living, which helps reduce poverty and gives children the
                                               chance for a better future.
                                    International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                                     The prolonged conflicts in Sierra Leone and Liberia almost
                                                     destroyed the basic framework of government and left a legacy of
                                                     young people who have had very little education, but who have
                                                     been exposed to terrible violence. This project supports
                                                     community organisations to provide education, vocational training      People Affected by
        CAFOD              £1,701        Liberia
                                                     and job opportunities for young people. These groups will also get          Conflict
                                                     support to hold their newly-elected governments to account, by
                                                     making sure that funds are spend on projects that will benefit the
                                                     whole community. This project operates in Liberia and Sierra Leone
                                                     with a spend of £1,398,851.50 in each location.
                                                     Over 300,000 children live and work on the streets of Dhaka - some
                                                     are as young as seven and constantly face hunger, illness and
                                                     exploitation. This project supports these children - providing
                                                                                                                            Street and Working
 Methodist Relief and                                desperately-needed food, shelter and health care - while also
                           £1,685      Bangladesh                                                                           Children and Young
 Development Fund                                    campaigning so the government takes a greater role in their care.
                                                                                                                                  people
                                                     The children are supported into education so they no longer have
                                                     to work on the streets.

                                                     Abuse of young people in Uganda during conflict has left them
                                                     feeling isolated, so they don't feel part of their communities. This
                                                     project provides support to excluded children so they can go to
                                                                                                                            People Affected by
      WAR CHILD            £1,680       Uganda       primary school. Older children get vocational training and young
                                                                                                                                 Conflict
                                                     mothers can learn new skills to support and protect themselves.
                                                     Over time, children will feel safer and more valued, whatever their
                                                     past.
                                                     Many girls end up on the street because they are running away
                                                     from forced marriages. This project works to prevent girls
                                                     migrating to towns and ending up vulnerable to abuse. They work        Street and Working
     Childhope UK          £1,679       Ethiopia     with the community to reduce the incidence of forced marriages,        Children and Young
                                                     as well as running a centre where street children can get shelter,           people
                                                     education, training and health care. They work to make sure that
                                                     children, wherever possible, can be reunited with their families.
International Children's   £1,678      Philippines   Over a million children work as domestic servants in the               Street and Working
                               International projects funded by Comic Relief

       Trust                                    Philippines, and many experience abuse. This project supports           Children and Young
                                                these children to access a range of services, including education.            people
                                                It also campaigns to prevent the worst abuses of these children
                                                and supports research into prevention. The children have access
                                                to education and training, so they can find other work, and future
                                                generations can be spared this experience.
                                                A large number of girls were abducted and abused by rebels in
                                                Sierra Leone, which meant they were rejected by their families and
                                                                                                                        Street and Working
                                                ended up on the streets. This project works to reintegrate them
   Childhope UK       £1,675     Sierra Leone                                                                           Children and Young
                                                into families. It also works with communities and local authorities
                                                                                                                              people
                                                to make sure street children are treated better. This helps to
                                                tackle the prejudice that leads children to end up on the streets.
                                                Children trying to survive on the streets need food and shelter, and
                                                in Colombia they also need protection from armed groups. This
                                                project works with those who have a responsibility for street and       Street and Working
YCARE International   £1,670      Colombia      working children. They provide food, education and training in day      Children and Young
                                                centres. They also work with other agencies to provide solutions              people
                                                so these children have opportunities available to them.

                                                Labourers – some of whom are children - who repair and
                                                build roads live in temporary camps, miles from any services.
                                                These are some of the world's poorest people, at high risk of injury
                                                                                                                        Street and Working
                                                and illness, and with limited access to education. This project
      Pragya          £1,667        India                                                                               Children and Young
                                                works to protect child road workers from hazardous work and
                                                                                                                              people
                                                provide essential healthcare and first aid. Mobile services teach
                                                basic literacy and numeracy, and vocational training provides
                                                alternative employment opportunities for older children.
                                                In South Asia, it s estimated that over 400,000 children have been
                                                subjected to trafficking and prostitution. This project works with
                                                                                                                        Street and Working
                                                child survivors and those at risk of exploitation by giving them an
   Christian Aid      £1,664      Bangladesh                                                                            Children and Young
                                                active role in their own protection. For those who have suffered
                                                                                                                              people
                                                trafficking, the project offers support, shelter and health education
                                                including on HIV. They are also given training so they can
                                International projects funded by Comic Relief

                                              campaign for more effective mechanisms to reduce the level of
                                              trafficking and prostitution and improve government services to
                                              those who have been involved. This project operates in
                                              Bangladesh, India and Nepal with a spend of £103,333 in each
                                              location.
                                              Liberia's education system was devastated by war so a generation
                                              of children has grown up without going to school. Liberia's schools
                                              lack basic materials and can't meet the demand for places. This
                                              project works to increase access to education and improve its            People Affected by
Save the Children UK   £1,661       Liberia
                                              quality. Those who missed out on primary school can get                       Conflict
                                              alternative education through an 'Accelerated Learning
                                              Programme'. This helps support a better school structure overall at
                                              country level.
                                              Children live on the streets in Cambodia as a result of domestic
                                              abuse or trafficking. This project works with parents and
                                              communities to address the abuse that drives these children to the
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                                              streets. They also provide counselling, care and education to street
     Everychild        £1,655      Cambodia                                                                            Children and Young
                                              children. By involving everyone, including the children themselves,
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                                              the project helps to reunite children with their families, where
                                              appropriate, who will feel better equipped to create a secure
                                              future for them.
                                              During Liberia's civil war, the education system was completely
                                              destroyed. Primary school enrolment rates are estimated to be
                                              50% for boys and 24% for girls. Children in Crisis (CiC) will work to    People Affected by
  Children In Crisis   £1,653       Liberia
                                              improve access to primary education, focusing on girls and young              Conflict
                                              women. This means more girls can attend and complete their
                                              schooling, getting vital skills to go into work.
                                              Children living on the streets in Asia are vulnerable to exploitation,
                                              especially girls. Whatever money they earn during the day is often
                                                                                                                       Street and Working
                                              stolen from them by older children or adults. This project runs
   Childhope UK        £1,649        India                                                                             Children and Young
                                              street banks where thousands of children can save their money
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                                              and earn interest. The banks are run by the children themselves so
                                              they learn about responsibility, how to make decisions as well as
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                                                    gaining confidence. The project also links to educational and
                                                    recreational services intended to give children new skills which
                                                    helps to get them off the streets. This project operates in Nepal,
                                                    India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan with a spend of £124,480 in
                                                    each location.
                                                    Malawi is one of the world's poorest countries and has a million
                                                    orphaned children. This project is supported by grant-makers who
                                                    are addressing the needs of orphaned and vulnerable children so
    The Children's                                  they can grow up free from the impact of HIV. Working in two
                                                                                                                           People affected by HIV
  Investment Fund         £1,648       Malawi       districts of Malawi, the project supports the provision of an
                                                                                                                                 and AIDS
     Foundation                                     integrated package of care for orphaned children and their families
                                                    that includes access to basic education and health care, income
                                                    generating schemes, and work that tackles the stigma and
                                                    discrimination that people affected by HIV face.
                                                    The numbers of street and working children in Nepal is increasing
                                                    and many are forced to work long hours for little pay, often in
                                                    dangerous environments. This project supports young people to
                                                                                                                            Street and Working
Child Welfare Scheme                                access shelter, food, health care, education and vocational training
                          £1,645        Nepal                                                                               Children and Young
         UK                                         at day centres. The project also works to tackle discrimination and
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                                                    exploitation against working children so that the number of
                                                    children working in harmful conditions will be significantly
                                                    reduced.
                                                    Despite antiretroviral treatment being available in South Africa,
                                                    people in rural areas often cannot get to hospitals to access the
                                                    drugs. This project provides home-based medical and social care
Friends of the Children                             for people with HIV in Ingwavuma. The project also runs support        People affected by HIV
                          £1,644     South Africa
   of Southern Africa                               groups for carers and orphans, to provide help in getting                    and AIDS
                                                    government grants for housing, food and education. They run
                                                    after-school clubs and scholarships to schools to that children
                                                    affected by HIV can get an education.
                                                    Children who live on the streets in Bangladesh are vulnerable to        Street and Working
    Childhope UK          £1,643      Bangladesh    abuse, particularly those who sell sex. The project supports street     Children and Young
                                                    children who have been exploited by providing drop-in centres                 people
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                                                     where these children can receive trauma counselling, health
                                                     services, family tracing and basic education. Street children
                                                     themselves are also trained to become counsellors to guide other
                                                     young people in the same situation, and a small bank scheme
                                                     provides a way to save money and potentially start up small
                                                     businesses.

                                                     Many children in the Philippines are forced to work to help support
                                                     their families. Child workers are vulnerable to exploitation at the
                                                     hands of employers. The project tackles this and supports families         Street and Working
  Trocaire (Northern
                           £1,642      Philippines   in poor areas. The project runs youth groups and clubs where               Children and Young
       Ireland)
                                                     street children can get support as well as access to basic education.            people
                                                     Families can also receive loans to start businesses so they don't
                                                     have to rely on their children to earn money.
                                                     Over 11,000 young people are arrested in South Africa each month
Gaia Foundation - Usiko                              and because there is no juvenile justice system, they are dealt with
  youth in conflict with                             as adults meaning re-offending rates are high. The project works
                                                                                                                                Street and Working
  the law: a restorative                             with schools and the courts and focuses on prevention work
                           £1,641     South Africa                                                                              Children and Young
 justice approach using                              among young people at risk of offending. They also provide a range
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    rites of passage &                               of activities to young people already in trouble with the law so that
           wilder                                    they can build their confidence and self esteem so they are less
                                                     likely to reoffend and are equipped to get their lives back on track.
                                                     Since the outbreak of civil war in western Ivory Coast, sexual
                                                     violence against children has escalated. The project supports young
                                                     people at risk of sexual violence through life-skills training, so they
                                                     know how to protect themselves and avoid abuse. Additionally,              People Affected by
 Save the Children UK      £1,640      Ivory Coast
                                                     those who have survived sexual exploitation receive support and                 Conflict
                                                     help to rebuild their lives. There will also be wider campaigns
                                                     across the region and internationally as more open dialogue will
                                                     help to have this problem recognised and addressed.
                                                     The numbers of children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV in
    Elton John Aids                                                                                                            People affected by HIV
                           £1,638     South Africa   South Africa continues to grow. The project supports local
      Foundation                                                                                                                     and AIDS
                                                     organisations in South Africa to respond to these increasing
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                                                  numbers, as they are best placed to provide care and support. The
                                                  focus is on strengthening the traditional support systems already in
                                                  place among neighbours and extended families, and petitioning
                                                  the government to pay the salaries of the local organisations so
                                                  that they are more sustainable.
                                                  Drought and poverty in rural northern Ghana has led many
                                                  children and young people to migrate to towns. The project
                                                  supports children who spend their days on the streets, by providing
                                                                                                                          Street and Working
Africans Unite Against                            drop-in centres which offer a safe environment for children to
                         £1,637        Ghana                                                                              Children and Young
     Child Abuse                                  learn, eat and play. Older children are offered apprenticeships and
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                                                  given micro-credit to start businesses. The project campaigns for
                                                  equal treatment for street children, such as free healthcare, so that
                                                  they can enjoy a more secure and stable life.
                                                  Liberia's 14-year war left children displaced, separated from their
                                                  families and forced to survive with little support. Many witnessed
                                                  traumatic experiences, and a large number have little or no
                                                  education. The project is supporting vulnerable children by             People Affected by
    Right to Play        £1,634        Liberia
                                                  providing life-skills training, personal development, psychological          Conflict
                                                  and emotional support. The project uses sport and play as the main
                                                  learning tools to show children how to work together and
                                                  reintegrate into families and communities.
                                                  Severe poverty and an increase in HIV levels have caused a large
                                                  increase in the number of children living and working on the
                                                  streets in Tanzania. Children on the streets are vulnerable to abuse    Street and Working
    Childhope UK         £1,631       Tanzania    and find it difficult to survive from day to day. The project is        Children and Young
                                                  helping to provide street children with a place to stay, medical care         people
                                                  and education. It also provides skills training and halfway housing
                                                  for young people.
                                                  Children who work in Dhaka city slums miss out on school and
                                                  often carry out dangerous work. The project is providing                Street and Working
Dhaka Ahsania Mission    £1,624      Bangladesh   education, health information, recreational activities and              Children and Young
                                                  vocational training for girls and boys (aged 8-14) who are in                 people
                                                  hazardous jobs or working on the streets. Families and employers
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                                                   are also made aware of the dangers to the children of such work so
                                                   that this is seen as unacceptable, so that the number of working
                                                   children will reduce.

                                                   Years of civil war in Sudan have left the country with a badly
                                                   degraded primary education system. Less than 1% of children and
                                                   0.3% of girls complete primary school, and most classes are
                                                   overcrowded and under-resourced. The project is helping to              People Affected by
Africa Educational Trust   £1,620       Sudan
                                                   improve the state of selected primary schools by training teachers           Conflict
                                                   and showing school heads how to manage their schools and
                                                   resources. There is a particular focus on helping girls to get into
                                                   school.
                                                   Thousands of boys and girls live on the streets in Addis Ababa. The
                                                   project is supporting approximately 2,000 street kids in a variety of
                                                   ways, including trying to reunite them with their families, providing   Street and Working
       GOAL UK             £1,619       Ethiopia   accommodation and training for some young people to help them           Children and Young
                                                   get jobs. Working with key government bodies and local                        people
                                                   communities, the project promotes children's rights and works to
                                                   reduce the number of children on the street.
                                                   Many Sudanese and Somali refugees living in camps in northern
                                                   Kenya cannot speak Kenya's official language. The project is
                                                   working to improve the quality of teaching for children in the
     Windle Trust                                                                                                          People Affected by
                           £1,618        Kenya     camps and is training adults in English and the official local
     International                                                                                                              Conflict
                                                   language. This is intended to help people communicate better with
                                                   the Kenyan authorities in the camps and gives them vital skills to
                                                   use when they return home.
                                                   Children from poor Mayan families are often sent to work in the
                                                   cities. The work can be dangerous and girls in particular are
                                                   vulnerable to abuse. The project works with these children and          Street and Working
     War on Want           £1,613      Guatemala   their families to make them aware of their rights so they are less      Children and Young
                                                   likely to suffer exploitation. Older children also receive vocational         people
                                                   training so they can get safer jobs such as in nursing. The children
                                                   are helped to form groups to represent their concerns to local
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                                                    authorities, the policy and social services.

                                                    Many disadvantaged children in Brazil end up living on the streets
                                                    because they are fleeing abuse at home. But surviving on the
                                                    streets is difficult, with many young children forced into
                                                                                                                              Street and Working
                                                    prostitution or gang life. The project provides a safe haven for
    Christian Aid         £1,607        Brazil                                                                                Children and Young
                                                    these children by providing counselling and access to education so
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                                                    they can start to build a new life away from the violence and
                                                    hardships of the streets.

                                                    Children orphaned by HIV often face enormous hardship. The
                                                    project addresses the needs of children affected by HIV/AIDS.
Action Against Hunger                                                                                                         People Affected by
                          £1,602       Zambia       They provide nutritional supplements to children attending school
UK - children's project                                                                                                            Conflict
                                                    and local creche facilities. This enables them to live more healthily
                                                    and be better able to stave off disease.
                                                    Poverty in Ghana has led to large numbers of chidren –
                                                    mainly girls - being 'fostered' or sent to live with relatives. Many of
                                                    them end up as domestic servants and miss out on school. This
                                                                                                                              Street and Working
                                                    project supports them to get an education. It also targets girls 'at
  Hope for Children       £1,598        Ghana                                                                                 Children and Young
                                                    risk' of becoming sex workers and provides them with counselling.
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                                                    The project aims to reduce the incidence of this practice, and
                                                    supports families who, out of poverty, are considering sending one
                                                    of their children away.
                                                    Drop-in centres for street children in Kinshasa lack the expertise to
                                                    meet the basic needs of street children and support them back into
                                                    their communities. The project works to address this by training
                                      Democratic                                                                              Street and Working
                                                    organisations in family tracing and fostering. The families of street
     WAR CHILD            £1,595      Republic of                                                                             Children and Young
                                                    children receive small grants to start a business. The project makes
                                        Congo                                                                                       people
                                                    sure children participate in decisions that affect their lives and they
                                                    hold community meetings so people understand the needs of
                                                    street children better.
    International                                   Many children who have been abused or exploited by adults have            Street and Working
                          £1,590       Tanzania
Development through                                 very low self-esteem and it can be hard for them to trust people.         Children and Young
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    Sport UK (IDS)                                  Sport can help to reach out to these children as it can build their             people
                                                    confidence and make them feel part of a team. The project will
                                                    work with sports practitioners across Africa to identify how sport
                                                    can be best used to change children s lives. This project operates in
                                                    Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suoth Africa,
                                                    Tanzania and Uganda with a spend of £47,700 in each location.
                                                    Many children living in some of the most disadvantaged
                                                    communities in South Africa are not aware of their rights and do
                                                    not get access to education. Nelson Mandela Children's Fund has a
   Nelson Mandela                                   vision of 'changing the way society treats its children'. They provide   Funding African Grant
                          £1,585      Africa Wide
   Children's Fund                                  grants to organisations which help children get good quality basic             Makers
                                                    education and tackle the stigma of HIV. This equips children to
                                                    build a better future for themselves.

                                                    Many young peoples' lives have been torn apart by the conflict in
                                                    Guatemala and threat of violence remains if they are on the
                                                    streets. The project offers young people an alternative to street life
                                                                                                                              Street and Working
  Trocaire (Northern                                by providing them with a safe place to be where they can also
                          £1,581      Guatemala                                                                               Children and Young
       Ireland)                                     meet other young people. They support young people to go to
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                                                    school or get skills in computing, carpentry and building so they
                                                    can move away from life on the streets.

                                                    Street children in India are often exploited and abused. This
                                                    situation can be even worse for children who are considered Dalits
                                                                                                                              Street and Working
International ChildCare                             or 'untouchables' under the caste system. The project offers
                          £1,580         India                                                                                Children and Young
         Trust                                      health care and education to these children. They are also working
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                                                    with the government, police and schools to prevent Dalit children
                                                    ending up on the streets in the first place.
                                                    An estimated 200,000 children live and work in the railway stations
                                                    of India, and are vulnerable to injury and exploitation. The project      Street and Working
 The Railway Children     £1,573         India      helps to run 25 drop-in centres where the children can get meals,         Children and Young
                                                    counselling, education and somewhere to sleep. Outreach workers                 people
                                                    visit stations to encourage the children to visit the centres. Where
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                                          possible, the project re-unites children with their parents or finds
                                          foster homes so the children have long-term support.




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