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IFAD and partners seek funding proposals for Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility 2011

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has more than 30 years of experience working with indigenous peoples. Since 2003, an average of about 22 per cent of IFAD’s annual lending has supported initiatives for indigenous peoples, mainly in Asia and Latin America. IFAD empowers communities to participate fully in determining strategies for their development and to pursue their own goals and visions by strengthening grass-roots organizations and local governance.

In the process of working closely with indigenous communities, IFAD has learned that effective and sustainable development must be tailored to their identities, values and cultures.

In this context, Indigenous Peoples Assistance Facility (IPAF) co-financed by IFAD, the World Bank, Norway, Canada, Finland and Italy invites applications from indigenous peoples’ organizations and communities, as well as organizations that work with them, for grants to fund projects, innovative approaches and partnerships that promote the development of indigenous peoples and help them fulfill their aspirations.

Grants range from US$20,000 to US$50,000. Applicants must meet specific requirements and their proposals should respond to the needs of indigenous peoples in any of IFAD’s developing Member States. Activities likely to be considered for funding will build on indigenous culture, identity, knowledge, natural resources, intellectual property and human rights.

Objective

The objective of the IPAF is to strengthen indigenous peoples’ communities and their organizations by financing micro-projects which foster their self-driven development in the framework of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and generate lessons learned and approaches for replication and up-scaling.

The Facility will consider grants addressing the following areas:

  • Increasing indigenous and tribal communities and organizations’ capacity for self-development and engagement in policy processes;
  • Innovative pilot projects that contribute to indigenous peoples’ development with culture and identity and build on traditional knowledge, agricultural technologies, agro-biodiversity, natural resource management, community-based forestry, market access, off-farm activities and enterprise development, intellectual property and human rights, gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment, institutional and organizational strengthening, ethno-tourism, cultural mapping, communication for development;
  • Development of partnerships and alliances with other stakeholders, such as governments and international organizations, or between Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations, communities and networks;
  • Recommendations made by the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on social and economic development areas;
  • Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;
  • Capacity building of indigenous peoples to adapt to and mitigate climate change impacts.

Deadline for application of is August 31, 2011.

For more information and details, visit this link.

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Comments

  1. Md. Asaduzzaman Khan says:

    Dear Sir,
    Greetings from Esho Banchte Shikhee (EBAS).
    It was established in 1993 and obtained registration from the Department of social service. It is a people’s oriented non-profit and non-political NGO works with local poor, specially the deprived women and children with a view to help them to attain a better life and improved socio-economic status.
    Poverty and natural disasters are the main problem of this country. Our working area is keshabpur under Jessore district, a south-west part of Bangladesh. The regular events of this district are flood and water-logging for last 25 years. Socio-economic development of this area has been hampered severely for this flood every year which is more acute in 2011recently. For this reason the helpless people fall victim to irreparable loss. The disasters become acute from July to October. In this situation affected people leave their homestead and take shelter on high-roads, barrage and different institutions.
    In this regard we long for your urgent assistance to rehabilitate the homeless people. If possible please inform us the details. It would be highly appreciated and obliged if you kindly send us an instruction or guidelines which will guide us to reach your support.
    Looking for your earlier response and all out co-operation in regard to this.
    Thanks
    Sincerely yours
    Md.Asaduzzaman Khan.
    Executive Director.
    Esho Banchte Shikhee (EBAS)
    Keshabpur-7450,Jessore,
    Bangladesh.

  2. zainab majubwa says:

    Iam very happy to hear such opportunity that can influence indegenous people to improve their livehood through capacity building from defferences aspect. i remain looking forward about the information we as small non government organization that we posses small grant in project implementation if we can apply such a big project due to the condition mention in application regulation. our NGO registration done 2005 and we havevission of to see communities of mbozi district mbeya Tanzania managing their health, social economic andenvironmental issues in a sustainable way. And with a mission that a society is countribute towards development of rural communities through capacity building, susstainable environment management,feasible economic activities and mass education in hiv/aids pendamic. please keep consider on us.
    contact project cordinator
    Zainab Majubwa

  3. Mangcha Haokip says:

    Sir, I am the Secretary of Hill People’s Development Council (HPDC) which is an NGO working for the welfare of the hilly tribal people living under poverty line. It is a very grate opportunity for us and some NGOs. I, on behalf of our organization request your good office to help us in doing some projects for the upliftment of the poor tribals in future. But we don’t understand how to apply a project/projects. I request for guideline and application format.
    Your faithfully
    Mangcha Haokip
    Secretary, HPDC.

  4. Mr Tariku Guyo says:

    Arba Minch Forum for Environment/AMFfE/
    If we take care of the earth, the earth will take care of us.

    Organizational Profile

    Name of Organization: – Arba Minch Forum for Environment/AMFfE/
    Head of organization: – Tariku Guyo, Project Coordinator
    Legal Status:
     Officially re-registered in November 2005
     Registration number – 96/98
     Registering body – SNNPRS region justice bureau

    Scope and Main area of work:-
    Arba Minch Forum for Environment/AMFfE/ is anon-government and non- profit making environmental communication and advocacy group established in 1997 E.C to serve as a platform for advocacy and communication among concerned peoples, government and non state actors to create a common understanding with decision makers to wards sustainable environmentally friendly. It deals with environmental issue with a special focus on Six major thematic areas:-
    Energy
    Climate Change
    Cultural Bio diversity
    Forests
    Protected Areas
    Conservation and Rehabilitation
    Green Award program
    Water Resource Conservation
    Eradication of Invasive Species

    AMFfE has employed various kind of tools, which, among others, include capacity building; awareness raising through public engagements; skill training; network building; research and publication; eradication of invasive species; mobilizing the public through establishing local environmental information resource center and strengthening school nature club and youth group; policy level debates and discussion; and incentive and acknowledgment issues.

    Rationale;
    Given that activity actions to conserve and sustainable utilize the nature environmental should be taken at ground level and there will be many people in our locality concerned about the environment and willing to do same thing.

    Vision;
    AMFfE envisages sustainable growing Ethiopia through working for environmentally literate, conscious and accountable citizens.

    Mission;
    • Networking people and organizations working on environmental issues
    • Promoting activity which is environmentally sound
    • Conducting a research for advocacy on different environmental issues
    • Facilitating access to project that focus on improving or protecting the environment.

    Overall objective:
    To bring sustainable development by effectively campaigning and advocating for environmental issue and impact in Ethiopia.

    Specific objective:
    • To enhance and diversify access to environmental Information
    • To encourage civic mobilization for the environment
    • To take the lead in environmental matters.
    • To integrate local efforts on climate change.

    Governance
    Arba Minch Forum for Environment/AMFfE/ is governed by a Board of Management, which consists of eight persons who come from different walk of life and institutions.

    Major area of work
    Green Award program:-
    The Green award program is an incentive and acknowledgement scheme imitated and introduced by AMFfE:-
     To acknowledgment, celebrate and encourage good practices of Individuals’, CSOs and the private sector in terms of their contribution to wards sustainable developmental protection and management activities.
     Promoting local good practices awarding the good performance
     Promote Cultural-biodiversity activates
     Envisage serving as a tool for environmental advocacy by encouraging environmental awareness and practical actions citizens
     Initiative and outstanding achievements of individual as well as institution in protecting and enhancing the environment.

    Public Meeting:-
    One of the flagship activities of AMFfE has been organizing civil dialogue and debate forum on various issue of environmental concern. To this end, there have been public meetings on a quarterly basis and some big policy level debates and discussion on timely topics.

    Climate Change:-
    AMFfE as the Member/secretariat of the ECSNCC has engaged itself in different activities such as awareness raising, capacity building, and experience sharing and communication researches.

    Resarch and Publication:-
    AMFfE commission research on selected topics, Besides, AMFfE has been publicizing and distributing Zinkkee, a magazine on environmental and development so as to disseminate information on various environmental issues. On top of that, AMFfE has published and distributing various environmental publications.

    Networking:-
    AMFfE has imitated and jointed a number of national and international networks that have been instrumental in sharing information and knowledge, capacity building as well as strengthening leverage or lobbying and advocacy.
    Contact Address:
    PO BOX 02/Arba Minch, Ethiopia

  5. Deedar Ali says:

    Subject: Funding Request for School Project
    Al-Karim Social Welfare Organization (R) Nomal, Gilgit, Pakistan is non-profitable, non-sectarian, non-political organization having an ambition to strengthen the community through various development projects by fostering self- reliance, self-sufficiency and self-sustained opportunities and available resources. Al-Karim was established on 1992 and registered on 17th March, 1992 having registration no. Estt. 1(55)/4/92 with Government of Pakistan under the Voluntary Social Welfare Agency Registration and Control Ordinance 1961 (XLVI of 1961), Its main focus on community development.
    Nomal is not directly connected with Karakorum Highway, thus village Nomal is termed as an undeveloped area. The standard of people of the area is comparatively lower than other villages. The organization realizing this issue seriously and to improve the living standard of the people and quality education established an English Medium School at Sadruddinabad, Nomal, District Gilgit, Norther Area, Pakistan. At present Organization is running school in private building. In 2008 it was proposed and foundation stone was laid of a new proto type school building. Land acquiring and about 40% construction work is completed. Due to Lake of funds further project work could not be continued.

    Thanking in anticipation.

    With best regards,

    Deedar Ali
    President
    Al-Karim Social Welfare Organization (R) Nomal
    P.O. Nomal, Mohallah Sadruddin Abad,
    Tehsil & District Gilgit-15100

  6. Ashok Kumar Shetty says:

    a) Evolution of the organization:

    Samagra Grameena Ashram was started in 1987 in Pernal, Udupi District of Karnataka and since then has been working with “Koragas” one of the two primitive tribal groups (PTGs) of Karnataka. Koragas are a suppressed tribal group. They were treated as untouchables even by the other communities treated as untouchables & were even discriminated from the Government schemes reaching out to them. Koragas are spread across 4 districts in Karnataka – Udupi, Dakshina Kannada (DK), Shimoga and Uttara Kannada, and a border district of Kerala state called Kasargod. Though the community is spread across 5 districts, SGA is currently working with the community in 4 districts only, i.e. Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Kasargod and Kodagu.

    Vision: To enable Koragas to live a life with dignity, self reliance and equity.

    Mission: To bring about self awareness, self motivation, self organization and effective participation of the community in developing themselves as a ‘Rights Based Development Model’ through collectivization of the community and developing mutual co-operation.

    Objectives:

     Koragas establish and control the base of their livelihood.
     Organize themselves for education, health and self employment.
     Overcome all forms of indignity and socio-cultural oppression,
     Reiterate gender equity – All members of the family and the community as a whole (women, children, youth, adolescent boys and girls, old aged and people with disabilities) are treated equally.
     Are able to influence the policies to protect their rights with just and democratic governance.
     “Primitive Tribal Groups” (PTG) Alliance is established at State and National level to work on the Rights Based Approach in favour of PTGs.
     Establish the strong progressive tribal identity through the socio-cultural base of the community.
     Reiterate the cultural expression of the community as a tool to be away from ajal, untouchability and the influences of saffronisation, LPG, patriarchy and to establish a koraga identity and dignity in the community as well as in the society.

    Encouraging women’s assertive participation in the land Right movement, facilitating them to occupy leadership position in the Community Based Organization (CBOs) at its different levels,

    Dialoguing with the individual families of the community in the areas where the local CBOs are not formed, to formalize them into local CBOs and strategize them to become a part of the Federation.

    Forming a network of the NGOs involved in the development of Koraga community and encouraging the youth of the Koraga community to take a lead role in the Movement.
    Brief socio-economic and political update of the area: SGA is working with the Indigenous Tribal groups living in Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Kodagu districts of Karnataka State and Kasargodu district of Kerala State. Our working area spreads across 200 kilometers from the South to the North in the western coastal belt and spread from the West to the East through the Western Ghats by about 300 kilometers. The area consists of thick forest, Malenad Hills and the fertile plain lands. The major crops of the area are paddy, cereals, vegetables, flori-culture, coconut and areca nut plantations in the coastal areas & rubber and coffee plantations in Malnad area.

    Socio-political conditions: The area is very sensitive and the communal riots are common, especially in Mangalore taluk. The minorities are living under critical conditions because Sangha Parivar is very active in the region.

    Socio-economic conditions: Since the area is well connected by road, rail & sea, the transportation & communication systems are well laid favoring the banking & business activities as the primary & secondary sources of economy. Multi-national companies like Planco & Suzlon have already established their base through the thermal power projects. MRPL is extending its activities through the petro-chemical projects. ONGC has a plan of investing Rs.30000 crores in the region. Agricultural activities are considered as the tertiary activities. All these new trends have affected the socially marginalized & excluded sections of the society, especially Dalits, Tribal, Muslims, manual labourers, fisher folk, artisans etc.

    Socio-Cultural situation of Koragas: In the above background, we have to think of the situation of Koraga community. Even after the intervention of SGA with its strong CBO approach (working through Koraga Federation) of fighting for the rights of the Koraga community, population of the community is declining.

    The silent and subtle kind of an ongoing violence against Koraga community seen in the area is “untouchability”. ‘Ajal’ system, a set of 10 cruel practices imposed by other communities on Koragas has its long lasting effect on the community. Other indigenous groups inhabited in this area are Marati Naiks and Malekudiyas. Amongst all these groups, Koragas are the most vulnerable tribes subjected to untouchability practice in the caste politics played in the area. They are untouchables even for the Daliths in these districts.

    All the evil things normally referred by our society as “Shani” (Saturn), “Grahachara” (fate) and the diseases suffered by people belonging to the so called upper castes in the caste hierarchy are symbolically transferred in the name of ‘AJAL’ to Koraga community. Any person from the community accepting Ajal is even vulnerable to denial of right to life. The Ajal and untouchability practices have a strong negative impact on the socio-economic & political development of the community which is also contributing to a decline in its population. The strategic conditioning of the community to accept Ajal as a part and parcel of their lifestyle is the violation of the human rights (including the rights guaranteed by our Constitution) of the community.

    The relationship within the family is also governed by the customary law of the community and institutions like marriage, family, culture & spiritual beliefs. Even within the community, identity is an issue because of Ajal practice. Other communities in the village fix the boundaries for certain Koraga families to accept Ajal from their area. As Ajal is practiced since medieval period, the belief favouring this practice is deeply rooted in the community. Our current efforts to de-root Ajal practice can even break the community into smaller components. When a controversy is seen between the individual members of a family on Ajal, the so called land lords in the village intervene and try to settle the controversy in their favour. And the outcomes of all these are – reduced human resource, lack of positive self image, no vision for the future, no resource building dream, no ambition to possess / develop assets to benefit oneself as well as the family.

    As a result of the Land Movement, some of the Koraga families have obtained agricultural plots. The ownership of such plots in many cases is in the hands of women. But, there are three major issues associated with this – disguised form of displacement, inferior quality of land & attitude of the men in the community. Many a times, the plots situated far away from their dwelling places are allotted to them which forces such families to leave the are area they lived in so far. The community fought for a Rehabilitation Policy to tackle this issue. But, the attitude of men within the community towards women possessing land is a clear indicator of strong patriarchy existing in the community.

    The condition of women and children in the community is critical as the responsibility of managing day-to-day affairs largely falls on women. most of the times, Men are under influence of alcohol. Even though the community originally possessed matrilineal system, of late are influenced by the patriarchal system followed by other communities. Alcoholism has been victimizing women & children, especially girl children. The justice system in the community is weakened and has been favoring men.

    Key Issues:
    • Low concentration of Koraga population in all 5 districts
    • The declining population of the community. (from 19,000 in 2001 census to 17,000 in 2009)
    • Habitation / Traditional livelihood of rural Koragas is under threat of extinction due to deforestation and marketing problems.
    • The right to life with a dignity is violated in the form of untouchability and Ajal practices.
    • Sub-humane, unsanitary living and working condition faced by urban Koragas
    • Low human resource capacity among Koragas.
    • Nomadic character of Koragas -disadvantages to development perspectives.
    • Child rights in the community are denied due to primitiveness and negative social environment along with the untouchability and Ajal practices.
    • Patriarchy along with personal law of the community has the negative implication on women.
    • To summarize, community’s poverty is said to be its LOW HUMAN RESOURCE which can be expressed in terms of its – health conditions, socialization, economic condition, education, political participation, mortality, the quality of life etc.

    However, our interventions since 1987 have brought in a slow but steady improvement in the living conditions of the community.

    • Women’s participation in the Movement is strong.
    • Most of the lead roles in the CBO at its different levels are occupied by women. The president of Koraga Federation is a woman.
    • Ajal practice is reduced almost by 60%.
    • Untouchability practice is not loudly heard.
    • Land encroachment approach is effectively used in the Land Movement & the Land Ownership is in the hands of women.
    • Stigma and discrimination towards Koraga children is reduced in schools.
    • Health workers in PHCs have started visiting Koraga clusters. Community members are also slowly shifting from black magic treatment to professional medication practiced in the hospitals. Now 100% deliveries are in hospital.
    • 100% of children in the community are enrolled in schools. But, retention of all these children in schools is a challenge. Though dropout in general is reduced, girl child dropout is still a challenge to be addressed.
    • At least a few members in the CBO (those who represent the Federation) have developed courage to voice in front of the Government officials against the ill treatment they received.
    • The women and children are slowly recovering from severe anemic condition. Now it is reduced to 50%.
    we are preparing the project proposal on Koragas land and rehabilitation.

  7. Margaret Prebbie Boye says:

    Dear Sir/Madam
    PREBBIES is an NGO working to meet the development needs of rural communities by promoting the consumption of a local nutritional food supplement among People Living with HIV/AIDs (PLWHA) and malnourished children. The organization is located at Damfa in the Ga East district of the Greater Accra region of Ghana, West Africa.
    The focus of our work is to ensure that these categories of people in our communities have access to affordable nutritional food product to reduce malnutrition among Ghanaian children and also boost the immune system of People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). For this reason the organization has designed a project aimed at preparing and distributing “Prebbies Immune Booster” a local nutritional food supplement made from local food items. Currently the project has been implemented on a pilot base in some selected health institutions with internal funding and as per reports from those health institutions, producing wonderful results. The food supplement is reaching out to five hundred (500) PLWHA and Three hundred and sixty (360) malnourished children. Each person receives 1kilogramm of the food per month.
    PREBBIES operates in a national framework within which it promotes plans and implements development interventions in poor and deprived communities of Ghana. It collaborates with different development actors especially, people living with HIV/AIDS, grassroots associations, public churches and private institutions. Ghana AIDS Commission, Ga East Municipal Assembly and other Community-Based Organizations. The major areas of our work are aimed at poverty reduction specifically focusing on women rights promotion, reduction of malnutrition among children with special interest in agriculture and food security and HIV/AIDS. This project is focused on promoting and improving the health of PLWHA and children.
    This is in support of the government efforts of achieving the millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In September 2000, at the United Nations Millennium Summit, world leaders agreed to a set time bound and measurable goals for combating poverty, hunger, illiteracy and other world issues known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Goal number 4 is to reduce child mortality and goal number 6 is combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other Diseases. This project is therefore contributing to the success of these two MGDs in Ghana, but on a minimal scale. It is by this reason, that we propose to be considered for funding from your organization to ensure the implementation of the project on a wider scale

  8. Jamhen Kuki @ Peter says:

    The Zougam(Hilland) Institute for Community Resources Development (ZICORD.MANIPUR) was organized and commissioned in the year 1994 during the spurt of ethnic Crisis between the Nagas and The Kukis in the region, Registered under Not for Profit making Societies Registration Act (I) of 1989-90 and FCRAct with MHAs- and u/s 12AA of income Tax Act. GOI The main objective of the Institute are; to help Indigenous Hill Community to be able to help themselves with their own abundant resources through Awareness, Capacity building and strengthening of Collective efforts/ activities on land based and life-skills development. ZICORD was also the partner NGO of IFAD-NERCORM project in Senapati District during 2001-2007. We desired to be a new partner of IFAD/IPAF on both issue and need based projects to increases knowledge and capabilities of indigenous tribal people who are Socio-economically oppressed by the systems of political autocracy in the region.
    Yours sincerely,
    Peter

  9. Md. Asaduzzaman Khan says:

    Dear Madam/Sir,
    Greetings from Esho Banchte Shikhee(EBAS), keshabpur, Jessore, Bangladesh. EBAS was founded with the aim of prevention of HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh. Jessore is one of 64 districts of Bangladesh that is located geographically beside India sharing same border. Benapole is the largest land port of Bangladesh through which thousands of people,motor vehicles are entering Bangladesh from India.In addition there are two largest brothels (about 100 years old) are present in Jessore. So, people at Jessore districts are at a big risk of transmission of HIV. Accordingly, we have designed a project addressing this problem in Jessore for the control and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
    We, therefore, hope that you would be kind enough to support us for the prevention of HIV/AIDS in this part of Bangladesh. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

    Thank you.

    Best regards.

    Md. Asaduzzaman Khan.
    Ex.Director
    Esho Banchte Shikhee(EBAS)
    Keshabpur, Jessore-7450.
    Bangladesh.

  10. Maksud Shaikh says:

    I have NGO, Registered under the companies act in India and is affiliated with one of the largest network of NGOs . It is working since 2011 on different humanitarian needs and emergencies in remote districts of India We have our Head office based in Osmanabad. In the recent past we have been working as (Implementing Partner) (Social Welfare Department), GDP – Governor Development Programme etc.

    And our activities were WASH (Water & Sanitation & Health), Mother and Child Care, Rural Emergency Service Ambulance initiative, Non Food Items NFI were distributed to IDP’s (Internally Displaced People), Health, Hand Pumps and Latrines, Rapid Assessment of IDP’s, Youth, Access to Justice (specially for women),
    contact person
    Maksud Shaikh
    MAFD India

  11. Badhon Areng says:

    Dear Sir/Madam
    The Cultural and Development Society(CDS)is working for the Garo, Hajong and Koch Indigenous peoples concentrating to the north-east part of Bangladesh bordering with the Meghalaya State of India. The mentioned Indigenous peoples are marginalized and underprivileged. At present CDS specially working for the Garo children to arrange education opportunity through their mother tongue. In the two schools about 100 children along with national curriculum having education through the mother tongue. The job is challenging. Community contribution and ownership is our vital force of work. But we are facing funding crisis. We do not have any outside financial support. We are looking for funding sources. Youth Leadership Development activities also we have. Our Main Project is Community Development. The mentioned communities are facing national and cultural identity crisis. CDS is also working to establish cultural rights. To run mentioned activities we need fund support. We would like to humbly request you to provide us fund opportunities to run properly our activities. If you ask to provide the papers and documents we be able to submit to you. We need your support and guidance. We hope your cooperation to stand up on our won legs. We are very much concern about our children and their education and self identity. Please, consider our solicitation.

  12. Mark Wasike says:

    Presented By
    Mark Wamalwa Wasike

    Executive Director; WAMO CHILD CARE CENTRE
    Bachelors Degree in Education Technology ( Moi University )
    KENYA
    Aims and objectives of the organization.
    We at WAMO Child Care Centre deals with children from the slums that are either orphans, HIV positive or both from within Sprawling Kawangware slums Gatina Village. We are located within Nairobi County The Capital city of Kenya. These children are usually neglected and looked down upon in the society as infectious or criminals judging from the kind of clothes that they wear as they have no parents whom in most cases have succumbed to the HIV virus. Here we take in most needy cases that we can manage to feed and bring in under our care. We partner with other urgencies and funding organizations to feed and treat the children.
    We started in 2005 when a member of the community died of HIV and his wife followed there after in quick succession leaving children alone in the village. A group member Mr. Otieno Gori volunteered to take in the children on condition that members will contribute to the children upkeep by making monthly contributions.
    Increasingly more children who were loitering around found refuge in what we were doing and chose to come. We had many organizations eg Chilean Embassy, Khari Krishna, Kenya review Authority Oshwal Academy Dero Community NEPHAK and Nakumatt Supermarket that soon partnered to make food contributions to feed the children.
    Later we begun a primary school to cutter for the children who can’t pay fees at regular schools so that we can meet there basic needs in terms of schooling so that we cut down on the expenses of fee. We are also in the process of starting a clinic to tend to the children within the facility so that we can not only make some extra shilling but also cut back on the expenditure.
    At the end we expect these children to grow up into responsible adults who can help in building up responsible leaders; we intend to empower these children to be self reliant when they grow up.
    We encourage community members to empower social institutions like clan and family ties to assist the children rather than taking away children to children and cutting of there family ties.
    Participation in child rights advocacy and campaigns to empower children.
    In our administration we encourage transparency on all issues to attract the confidence of our partners and community members.
    Within our ranks we encourage gender equality as most of our leaders are female or youth.
    Through social networks like face book and twitter we link up with other organizations that deal with children who help build networks and seek information that helps us take the best care of the children.
    Some of our latest achievements are we have been able to feed our children un interrupted for more than 6 years with immense difficulty. We also have secured reliable partners who help in treatment of the HIV cases that we have that keeps the children safe from complications of HIV eg the NEPHAK.

  13. Foundation for Integrated Development Action (FIDA) says:

    Ahmad Ali Khan
    18.8.2011

    We are pleased to know ur esteemed organizaion name, FIDA is working only on humanatarian basis. Hope following paragraphs would be enough to know FIDA.

    FIDA as an NGO, Registered under Section 42 of the companies ordinance 1984 in Pakistan and is affiliated with one of the largest network of NGOs i.e. RSPN. It is working since 2004 on different humanitarian needs and emergencies in remote districts of Pakistan i.e. Dera Ismail Khan & Tank. We have our Head office based in Islamabad. In the recent past we have been working as (Implementing Partner) IP with some donors e.g. OXFAM, IRD, IRC, NRC, UNHCR, NRSP, RSPN, PAIMAN, RASAI, SWD – (Social Welfare Department), GDP – Governor Development Programme etc.

    And our activities were WASH (Water & Sanitation & Health), Mother and Child Care, Rural Emergency Service Ambulance initiative, Non Food Items NFI were distributed to IDP’s (Internally Displaced People), Health, Hand Pumps and Latrines, Rapid Assessment of IDP’s, Youth, Access to Justice (specially for women), Please note for Health and Acess to Justice In Hospital and Court specially arrangement was made by FIDA with staff and office was also hired in the Hospital and Court., Registration of IDPs with the help of NADRA, and distribution of General items to IDPs.

    Your quick response will enable us to work for more and more people.

  14. Esther Wahito says:

    Am delighted to see such an opportunity for a great development of indigenous people.I am therefore humble before you this day requesting for your help with funds $3000 to be able to register a non-governmental organization that will be educating young and orphan children as well as help the women as also offer health care to all those who mostly need help from the community.We have all the documents required as far as paper work is concerned.We will be glad if our favor is granted.Thank you in advance as i wait for a positive reply.

  15. mandu okondo moses says:

    On behalf of the first NGO Forum in Madi Okollo County, I want to take this golden opportunity to thank your organization for a positive stepping stone to work in partnership opportunities in order to acclerate human development.
    We are therefore,waiting for your responce to work under cooperative agreement for a health Globe.
    Managing Director / Child Rights Activist.

  16. souleymane says:

    hello sir,
    we are interested in submiting a proposal. do yu have a french version of fundsforngos please.
    regards
    souleymane sowe
    ADES-SENEGAL

  17. mandu okondo moses says:

    I would like to express my interest in your organization in order to partner with your organization to empower youth (active poor young men), women(child mothers)who are involved in worst forms of child labour induced by HIV/ AIDS PANDEMIC IN SUBSAHARAN REGION and people living with disabilities through non formal education against widespread poverty and hunger in house holds in Madi county which had fallen prey to long insurgency and rebelion for over decades.wE EXIST TO PROVIDE PRACTICAL SKILLS TRAINING ACTIVISTIES FOR SELF COMPETENCE AND RELIANCE.
    Thank you very much for your humanitarian assistance, may God bless you adundantly.
    Managing Director / Child Rights Activist -NGO FORUM IN MADI OKOLLO COUNTY

  18. Safiqul alam Dolon says:

    I appreciate fundsforngos.org program
    for regulating us with funding opportunities, in which we are much sure to be considered for funding soon .

    Safiqul Alam Dolon
    Suchana Sangstha
    Bangladesh

  19. Ghulam Nabi says:

    We have an NGO in the name of CAUSE (community assistance under sustainable environment).We have been working for the past four years in the field of humanatarian assistance on volunteer basis and have a team of experts capable enough to successfully complete projects.
    Our main area of operation is indiginous community adjacent to the tribal areas In Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa Pakistan , the people of which have been badly suffered due to bloody conflicts of the militants .
    The organization is inviting the attention of world community to come forward and assist the suffering community so that they may take a sigh of relief.

  20. We have a platform call People’s Dialogue Initiatives (PDI), based in Manipur, Northeast India. This is dialogue forum created by peace practitioners belonging different communities that are in conflict over the issues of identity, land and territory. We have taken series of steps to bring all conflicting parties to dialogue over the contending issues. we have two challenges; availability of professional facilitators with international experiences to work with the local facilitators and secondly a principle or legal framework for dialogue based on which issues can be grounded and resolved. we certainly see Indigenous people’s rights as potential framework albeit shortcoming in the context of identity conflicts of various communities belonging diverse cultural backgrounds including migrant settlers. this is an area we like do some ground work research and studies to develop framework for durable solution that promises dignity to all. IFAD funding could be great help in this regard. we like to know your interests. thanks

  21. Khupkam vaiphei says:

    Dear respected Sir/Madam,

    I am Khupkam vaiphei, founder and president of “ENGEDI FOUNDATION” It is located in manipur-india, and is founded in 2001. Our organisation is working in the rural and semi-urban areas on community development, child and adult education for the last few years. Now we are proposing to take up project on child and adult education in rural and tribal areas of Manipur.

    We therefore would like to know more your organization in providing assistance to such above project and other priorities of your organization. Also please we would like to receive the necessary guidelines and if any specified project application formats, so as to enable us to submit a detailed project proposal with all relevant documents from our end.

    We shall be extremely thankful if you would kindly find time at the earliest in attending to our request. Please feel free to contact us for any further information.

    With best regards

    Your sincerely Rev.khupkam vaiphei

  22. m.l.arunsagar says:

    Name of your participants-
    M.l.Arun Sagar
    Educational qualifications-
    Masters in Social Work (TATA Institute of Social Sciences)
    Country of origin
    India
    Aims and objectives of the organization-
    TRIDES works with children who were once notified as criminal Tribes in the Indian state and branded as criminals in the society so far the Indian state was only able to replicate the act and denotified them from dangerous notified Criminal Tribes to Denotified tribes with the replication of notified to denotified tribes act 1952.However the stigma that is attached to the community still remains the same for which children of present and future generations were denied education and other facilities in the society and children who are hope for our future were suffering both psychologically and physically simultaneously which created certain levels of frustration in these children which resulted in various forms of exploitation like child labour, drug addiction, petty thieves which further ruined their career at this juncture TRIDES took initiative in educating and imparting these children by providing necessary help where it can help from its own resources in this process TRIDES helped around 659 children with the help of various funding agencies across the world and LACIM France is one among them.
    So the main foci of the Tribes Development Society(TRIDES) lays in imparting education for the children belonging to denotified tribes in the state of Andhra Pradesh and blocking any other modes of exploitation on these children at the same time.
    Organization profile-
    Starting out as a vision and a one-person operation in 1997, today Tribes Development Society(TRIDES) is a small, but full-fledged organization that has carved out a niche for itself in field of voluntary action in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The growth in TRIDES over the years has been gradual, evolutionary, and organic. Its qualitative growth is as much a reflection of the cumulative experience and learning of the TRIDES team, as it is of a response to changing field realities.
    Over the last 12 years, TRIDES is working with groups on a long-term basis with an emphasis on community organization and developing capacities of the Tribal sub communities. The emphasis is also on helping the different groups to raise local resources and build up local cadre. By imparting education, TRIDES is trying to provide basic self respect for children as all other sections in the society were degrading them as criminals or thieves according to their time. Along with our staff, we at TRIDES are trying to respond to the ground reality by analyzing the situation and developing appropriate responses like looking for alternative solutions, and trying to merge the community in the main streaming society.
    The Present TRIDES Programmes

    In the present scenario, TRIDES mainly focuses on imparting education for different groups such as Children, Women, Youth, and elderly, which may in result increase their affectivity with the coping mechanisms. Other important programmes of TRIDES includes
    • Building up community leadership (both men and women) and local cadre to take the struggle ahead.
    • Identifying problems\issues with the communities, which they are facing like education, health, minimum wages, employment, drinking water, irrigation etc.
    • Working out a strategy and perspective to take up the issues, which includes capacity, & perspective building on issues & social change, networking and alliances with likeminded groups.
    • Advocacy and campaign support.
    Some of the important features of TRIDES’s approach are:
     Building and strengthening traditional\alternative community institutions based on the values of equality, social justice, self-respect, self-reliance & collective functioning and thus strengthening civil society.

     Building up political consciousness through political education for the defense of Rights- civil & political, socio-economic & cultural (both for groups and individuals).

     People are not passive recipients of ideas and aid but are active participants and decision makers in determining the development agenda.

     Promoting transparency and accountability of institutions to the community.

     Emphasis on building up people’s leadership especially women leadership.

     Linkages and alliances with similar minded groups.

     Promoting dialogue between different communities for collective action

     Linking people to the administrative machinery for effective functioning and
    o Implementation of government schemes.
     Process of mutual learning with people\communities.
     Promoting and building people’s perspective into educational, health and other
    o Development programmes.
     Emphasis on raising resources from people\community for organizational expenses and development programmes. If there is a shortfall, then seek external aid.

    Some Achievements over the years
    With the help of various education programmes by TRIDES hundreds of children got benefitted and are now in their path to all success in their life few of them are already settled in their life with good educational qualifications at their back ground.
    Capacity Building
    TRIDES has invested a lot of energy and time in developing the leadership and enhancing their leadership qualities within the oppressed and vulnerable community. TRIDES team along with networking of various other organizations conducted Perspective Development Trainings and capacity building workshops.
    The thrust in TRIDES’s recent interventions has been on rehabilitation by restoring livelihoods.
    The above is the brief introduction about TRIDES and its activities so far herewith we are attaching concept paper on child labour in India developed by TRIDES and the concept on paper on Yerukala community (denotified tribes) our target population.

  23. m.l.arunsagar says:

    Yerukalas in 21st century

    The discrimination, abuse, and social and economic marginalization faced by Yerukalas has their roots in 19th century British colonialism when these tribes were ‘notified’ by the British as being inherently “criminal”. However, this historical pattern of marginalization and abuse continues today, and is blight on India’s human rights record and its declared commitment to the equality and well-being of all its citizens under both domestic and international law.
    The British had sought to control and contain these landless and nomadic “criminal tribes” through a series of Criminal Tribes Acts propagated throughout the different geographical and administrative units of India. The first Act, passed in 1871, applied only to areas in north India; however, in subsequent Acts, and particularly in 1911, the measures were extended to all of British controlled India, and altered to include ever-more draconian features.
    These Acts gave sweeping powers to the local governments to recommend that certain “Tribes, gangs, or classes” be declared as being “addicted to the systematic commission of non-bailable offences”. Once a tribe became notified as belonging to a criminal class, all members of the group were required to register at a specific time and place with the local magistrate. Anyone failing to register would be charged with a crime under the Indian Penal Code. Further, the Act gave broad powers to the local government to forcibly move these ‘notified’ tribes to ‘permanent reformatory settlements’. Labeling such areas as settlements glosses over their true nature as virtual prisons, as anyone belonging to one of the ‘notified’ tribes could be imprisoned for “escaping” from their reformatory settlement, or for being anywhere “beyond the limits so prescribed for his residence.” The settlements that were created served as de facto labour camps, with contractors requiring cheap manual labour farming out members of the settlement camps. Thus the members of these tribes were caught in the colonial nexus of land reform, the need for cheap labour, and the rhetoric of social reform.
    Although the Criminal Tribes Acts were repealed across India in 1952, these communities continue to carry with them the stigma of criminality. Yerukalas have looked forward to an independent India that afforded them protection under the fundamental rights section of the Indian Constitution. However, the promises of Articles 14 (equality before the law), Article 15 (prohibition of discrimination), and Article 21 (protection of life and personal liberty) have yet to extend their full reach over Yerukalas. Further, State governments passed following the repeal of the Criminal Tribes Acts by newly independent India, a series of ‘Habitual Offenders’ Acts across India which mirrored the Criminal Tribes Acts in significant ways. Although not listing certain groups as being inherently criminal, the Habitual Offenders Acts use many of the same registration and notification procedures as outlined in the Criminal Tribes Acts, and have been used routinely against Yerukalas.
    The use of the Habitual Offenders Acts against Yerukalas goes against the protections provided both in the Code of Criminal Procedure as well as in the Indian Constitution. The Code of Criminal Procedure includes a number of safeguards that are intended to protect the rights of the accused under investigation for a crime. In section 41 of the Code, an arrest may be made when there is reasonable suspicion. However, the concept of ‘reasonable’ can in no credible way be argued to cover mere membership of a particular community. Suspicion must reside in the certainty that is attached to the actions of an individual, not based on tribal name or affiliation. Further, the treatment of DNTs at the hands of the police and government authorities is in contravention of standard procedures of justice that dictate that an accused must be presumed innocent before conviction, and that guilt must be established beyond a reasonable doubt.
    The contrast of such provisions of the Code with an excerpt from the Habitual Offenders Act (Andhra Pradesh) is striking.
    If in the opinion of the government it is necessary or expedient in the interests of the general public so to do, the Government may by order direct that any registered offender shall be restricted in his movements to such areas and for such period not exceeding three years as may be specified in the order.
    Before making such order, the Government shall take into consideration the following matters, namely. Whether the registered offender follows any lawful occupation and whether such occupation is conductive to honest and settled way of life and is not merely pretence for the purpose of facilitating commission of offences.
    This provision grants broad administrative power based on mere interpretation. When the basis of such provisions relies on the interpretation of administrative bodies that have a history of persecuting certain groups, and when the context of such interpretation takes place within a society at large, where widespread discriminatory attitudes toward the yerukala community exist, occupations and practices of Yerukalas will continue to be seen as mere covers for crime. Under this provision, true and lawful employment can be construed as being a ruse for criminality, especially when yerukala people are the immediate suspects in so many instances of crime.
    Socio-economically, Yerukala people enjoy living standards far below that of other Indians, and because of the discrimination and stigma of criminality they face; they are at a severe disadvantage when it comes to finding employment. While various welfare schemes have been established in certain states, their limited purview, weak mandate, and inconsistent implementation render them ineffective in ameliorating the plight of Yerukalas.
    M.L.ARUN SAGAR
    TRIBES DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY(TRIDES)

  24. Aaron Kowa says:

    This is very timely and will help in alleviating the plight of the maginalised poor rural communities. We need the proposal guidelines in order to respond to this call for the betterment of the communites our organisation serves. Our is a health and development organisation abs this has come at the right time

    Aaron Kowa
    Director
    Family Health and Development Trust
    Kitwe, Zambia

  25. Robert Pool says:

    This is an amazing call that has come in the right time to the true communities which have been waiting for rescue, thank you IFAD and partners for the spirit of need to help as we sure that we will be considered since your areas are our main concern.
    CARE FOR AFRICAN KIDS (CFAK) is non government organization which CBO with no capital and does not make profits, it was founded in 2009 in rural areas of Wakiso district of Uganda.
    Our main concerns are in Empowering the community through extending educational program mes to vulnerable people, mainly girls which is the biggest challenge here , it caters to Widows through including them id developmental activities, we farming,workshop works, Art and Craft, extend Health services and any need as called by the community.
    It will be our pleasure when our proposal is considered.
    Robert Pool
    Director

  26. It is a pleasure to come across this information. Rural communities in Uganda lack information. Before computerization we used to run a meaningful resource centre, but with poverty of the member organizations in the rural areas, subscription to meet administrative and sustainability of ICT was not forth coming untill the community could not afford.We pray that possibly through this website, God will come to our rescue. We respond to rural development in Eastern Uganda using a holistic approach which encompass Women, Children and the youth as agents of transformation of the rural communities.Our intervention model underscores the community values such as stakeholder cohesion which ultimately leads to sustainability of the interventions by the respective communities.
    We shall be glad to hear from you in this regard. We appreciate your contribution towards communities that are still small.

    God bless you.

  27. Arvin O. Barua says:

    I appreciated so much what IFAD does to alleviate poverty at least people will feel that someone cares for them. I salute you. Keep on going. I’ve been looking your program and I found out that it is really for the poor. PEACE Foundation, Inc. a church based NGO here in Davao City, Philippines is been looking for partnership with you. Part of out BUSINESS PLAN is to provide Livelihood Projects here in our region and Enterprise Development Programs. This activities is actually part of our objectives, mission and vision. And We’ve been planning this for almost three years already however we have no funds to realized it. I hope thru thru IFAD, THIS DREAM WILL COME TRUE.Philippines have been struggling for economic crisis for so long already. They have programs but it is lack of implementation.My organization would like to ask assistance from IFAD to at least hear our stories just to deliver this very important message. I hope IFAD will help us implement this programs by providing us FUNDS for this Community based Initiatives.

    Looking forward to be your partner in the future and I’m optimistic that IFAD will help us. Thank you and ore power..

    Best Regards,

    Arvin O. Barua
    Deputy Executive Director

  28. elsa cotoco says:

    cant believe that you have given a privilege to the indigenous people to upgrade their way of living. We from Southern Philippines, Mindanao…particularly Subanon tribe of Zamboanga del sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Panguil Bay, and partly of Misamis occidental… Our ancestors,who were since in the time of memorial having these Ka-ingin System that causes the denuded forest until now never revive.. So the Government of the PHILIPPINES gave back the ancestral domain to the tribe. under the supervision of the National Communities of Indigenous People.. the tribal chieftain or Timu-ay in the tribe….

    CONTACT PERSON

    ELSA Q. COTOCO

  29. Anupama Rout says:

    Greetings from JEETA

    thanks for your call for proposal.
    Our organization JEETA9Joint Endeavour for Emancipation and Training action for Women)is a grassroot level women organization working in Odisha state of India since 1993.We are already regisgtred under the SR Act 1860 No-19589/21 of 1995/95,the FCRA no-104850007,12A-no-43/2006-0780G-no-56/2006-07/6483.86
    our area of operation is

    -gender justice

    -sustinable Agriculture for the tribla people through (SRI) System of Rice intencification
    -Land rights for the tribal women
    -innovative Education for the tribal children
    -women and child health
    -Women and political empowerment

    we are very much interested to apply according to your guide line and submit our proposal.so therefore we need your kind consideration in this regard for

  30. Robert Omongin Odeke says:

    Happy to learn that IFAD can think of supporting marginalised communities in the world.we have a CBO in Busia Uganda called Busia Iteso Community (BICO)with a vision to mobilise all the minority Iteso living among the Basamia Bagwe to recorgnise their culture,take their children to school,promote behavior change to safeguard themselves against HIV/AIDS,protect their environment and indulge in food production.
    we shall apply for the grant.

    Robert Omongin Odeke
    Programme Coordinator

  31. Jacob Mushi says:

    Ecoagrofacility is a Non-Governmental Organization, non partisan, not for profit, working with the most vulnerable communities in changing environment in Northern parts of Tanzania (East Africa). The Organization conducts her activities by working on the researchable issues to make sure that the pressing problems of the community are jointly solved, through socioeconomic assessments together with formulation of participatory projects for the communities. These projects aim at mobilizing the villagers to use the available local resources for production and also, enhancing the use of affordable technologies to improve food security and income together with conserving the environment for future generations.

    The Organization is implementing its activities with limited funds from consultancy works, donation from the founder members and also, from the partnership with some faith based organizations. We hope through this opportunity we can reach more people.

    Thanking you in advance

    Jacob Mushi

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  32. Gudina Fufa says:

    I am very surprised of this great opportunity for the development of indigenous people.
    Oromia Development Association (ODA) is founded in 1993 as a non-profit making; membership based local non-state actor organization committed to advance the social and economic development of Oromia Region in Ethiopia. It is legally registered with the Ministry of Justice, and the Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Commission (DPPC).

    Structurally, ODA has General Assembly, Board of Directors, and Executive Office/Secretariat, Departments/services, Sections and Branches. The General Assembly is responsible to assess the overall performance of the Association and also elects members of the board of directors for the next term, and endorses the strategic plan of the Association. The Board of Directors, gives policy direction, provides the overall guidance to the executive office, and approves the plan of operations and budget of the organization. The executive office plans, coordinates, organizes and facilitates the implementation of activities of the Association.

    Through membership and fundraising activities ODA has been instrumental in the construction of schools, health facilities, water distribution points, and capacity building activities with a total budget out of more than 268 million Birr.

    Programmatically, ODA has been implementing various projects of priority importance including education, health and agriculture. With a grant of over 48 million birr obtained from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Pathfinder International Ethiopia, CORHA, Germen Foundation for World Population (DSW), Engender Health, and ODA initiated and implemented integrated community-based reproductive health project in ninety five woredas and eight zones of Oromia. About 3,000 community-based agents are trained and deployed to provide reproductive health information and contraceptives benefiting about 800,000 mothers by providing contraceptives of their method choice.

    With regards to AYSRH-Program, using DSW model (youth club & peer-to-peer) , Training and Club Management manuals ODA has registered glaring results in most of the woreda towns of CBRH-project sites, more than ten clubs have secured deforested- bare land and mountains and planted varieties of indigenous trees and Coffee plantations which have economical, social and ecological values. Some have been engaged in income generating activities by establishing cafeterias in their recreational centers and have enabled girls to continue their education with the income they are getting from income generating activities.

    A few of them have become health extensions workers, while a couple of them become nurses, counselors and resource persons as trainers for NGOs running youth programs in their locality. ODA has piloted community sponsorship orphan support in South West Shoa Zone, and has proved successful in its interventions.

    I am looking forward to share this resources for the needy community.
    Gudina Fufa
    Director of Operations
    Oromia Development Association
    Ethiopia

  33. sapurr joseph says:

    Am Sapurr Joseph, coordinator WGMF-Kenya.
    Worldwide Gospel Missions Foundation is a youth initiative Program which support children, youth and communities, who suffer from injustice and violence. We work with them to find lifelong answers to the problems they face.
    The main Activities:
    a)HIV/AIDS Awareness and Prevention
    b)Sensitization on Dangers of Female Genital mutilation(FGM)and its prevention
    c)Water and sanitation.
    we are inerested in getting partners who can support us. so we ask if can qualify let know and send us the application forms.weare looking forward for your kind response.
    Thank you,

  34. Raja iftikhar Ahmad Khan says:

    Dear All,
    It is great opportunity from IFAD for us. I appreciate fundsforngos.org program for regulating us with funding opportunities, in which we are much sure to be considered for funding soon. We would welcome any of the concern taken all over the world to support the developing counties particularly in Pakistan.
    I have always be glad to read more of the calls for proposals by the development agents to help the poor.
    Area Development Organization (ADO) is working In AJK Pakistan Since Last 15 years on grace root level of Rural development .

    Raja Iftikhar Ahmad Khan
    Program Manager ADO

  35. mary sarehe says:

    i come from a very marginalized and indigenous community,living in eastern part of kenya.recently we came up with an ngo,entitled.sustainable initiative for pastoralist development.it deals with ,health, education and enviroment.since its a newly registered ngo.we need to establish our office and engage in awareness among the community,i kindly need your assistance.how can i apply for this opportunity.looking forward for reply

  36. Moshiur Rahman says:

    I appreciate fundsforngos.org program for regulating us with funding opportunities, in which we are much sure to be considered for funding soon. We would welcome any of the concern taken all over the world to support the developing counties particularly in Bangladesh.

    Director
    RVDS
    Bangladesh

  37. sampath Ariyasena says:

    Mihimaw Science Foundation is working for ecological Agriculture, climate chenge adaptation and protect wild elephant with grassroots community in Sri Lanka. please kindly help us to do it well

    cantact person

    Sampath Ariyasena

  38. khaihao Haokip says:

    Sir/Madam
    I am glad personally and appreciate fundsforngos.org program for regulating us with funding opportunities, in which we are much sure to be considered for funding soon. We would welcome any of the concern taken all over the world to support the developing counties. I have believe this would be the best way of bringing up indigenous people and understanding them right from the beginning of the formation of their community groups.I believe this fun would help the community..

    Khaihao haokip
    Secretary,
    Rural Education and Economic Development society (REEDS)

  39. Manikese Joshua says:

    I am impressed by the generousity of the outside world in supporting developing countries. my wonder is whether the newly born Republic of South Sudan qualifies for the grants from IFAD. Yei River County has over 190,000 people who mainly leave below poverty line. I am seeking funds for CAFSED )Community Action for Socioeconomic development)acommunity based organisation founded by indigenous group of volunteers focusing on maternal and Child health care, Gender balance, psychosocial care, livelihood and HIV/AIDs reduction strengthening.

    Please help me know if We are eligible for funding and how do we get there?

  40. Faith community Support Trust says:

    We are an emerging registered indigenous NGO based in Ward 12, Murehwa in Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe.From the consultations and requests for permission to operate in the catchment we have done with Local Authorities they have given us written authority to proceed with our Community based interventions tailored to suit what the Indigenous people have indentified as areas of need for intervention including the fight against HIV/AIDS.
    May we be considered for assistance in the area:

    Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change

  41. Ghani ur Rahman says:

    IFAD recent initiative for development of indigenous people is a good opportunity for improving sustenance of community members living in backward areas.

  42. Ejaz Khan says:

    PEN-Publishing Extension Network is a non profit civil sciety organization working in Northern Pakistan since 1997 to promote development Communication to address various social/developmental issues through knowledge management, building capacities, bridging gaps, advocacy and behavior change among local communities ( Focus on youth & women) and key stakeholders for a sustainable social change.

  43. NK Mangcha says:

    The Integrated Rural Development Society (IRDS) is an NGO working for the welfare of the rural Tribal people living under poverty lines.The society is a non-profit organisation. Our operation area is within Churachandpur District, Manipur, India.We need your kind helping hand with the IFAD to take up developmental programmes under your financial assistance and partnership with IFAD at Churachandpur District, Manipur, India.
    Yours sincerely
    N.K.Mangcha
    Secretary, IRDS

  44. zulfiqar ali says:

    We all members of our organization Youth for Development feel lucky to know about the grant opportunity to work for the indigenous peoples from under developing countries we are living in Pakistan we will feel very happy if we could be able to apply and to get grant, thanks for anticipation
    Zulfiqar Ali
    Focal person
    Youth For Development Bhakkar Punjab Pakistan

  45. Castory says:

    Dear all im very glad to hear on the opportunity! Myself i have engaged in an organization which is basing on bee0keeping projects which where by we are using soil hives technology which is just our own innovation,we had firstly based on Mbeya Region in Tanzania but we are currently aiming to reach most parts of Tanzania!Im happy to hear from you because you have touched most of our ares of concern like empowering community by beekeeping projects,responding to climate change because we plants trees which are helping in reducing carbon dioxide concentration,also the soil hives technology is like an agricultural innovation which is on the other hand helps in trees conservation .
    Thanks we wish to do something with you to improve Tanzanians indigenous income and livelihoods!

  46. Drapari says:

    I have been and will always be glad to read more of the calls for proposals by the development agents to help the poor. However, I have not practically seen these same people calling on those Organizations, community associations/groups in the villages which are not yet registered with goverment offices to apply for small grants to meet the costs of registration of such groups. why? I believe this would be the best way of bringing up people and understanding them right from the beginning of the formation of their community groups.Please can some one expand on this idea and help give small grants to viable groups in the hard to reach rural areas be registered and build their capacity?

  47. Taban Simon says:

    I appreciate fundsforngos.org program for regulating us with funding opportunities, in which we are much sure to be considered for funding soon. We would welcome any of the concern taken all over the world to support the developing counties particularly in Africa.

  48. Razaullah says:

    Legends Society is Quetta based non-profit local organization working in the various districts of Balochistan Pakistan.
    kindly aware us if we can submit proposal

  49. buule Joshua says:

    Am glad to hear of this great opportunity for the development of indigenous people.
    i kindly request for any information that can enable me apply for this opportunity for our community based non-government organization that addresses women and girl child issues in a community of 400,000 people in uganda nakaseke district Under pool of deliverance church ministries.
    contact person,
    Pastor Florence Musagara