This is the list of grants we awarded in September 2012. 13 grants, supporting education for children and training for adults across 9 countries, with a total value of £121,933

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AblechildAfrica

Education costs for 50 poor or disabled students at an inclusive early childhood education centre located in Mbeya, a rural township in Tanzania. 

£8,000 over 2 years 

http://ablechildafrica.org/ 

Bees for Development Trust

Training 120 extension workers to pass on beekeeping and business skills to up to 60,000 vulnerable households in Amhara State, Ethiopia. 

£10,000 over 2 years 

www.beesfordevelopment.org/ 

BRAC UK

Contribution to the establishment of 300 one-room community-based primary schools benefitting 9,000 students in South Sudan. 

£15,000 over 3 years 

www.bracuk.net 

Feed the Minds

To help 375 cocoa farmers acquire basic literacy and numeracy skills which will enable them to increase their income in Meme District, Cameroon. 

£3,000 

www.feedtheminds.org

Hope Foundation for Street Children

Educational support at a coaching centre for 75 at-risk children aged 6-18 from the streets and slums of Kolkata, India. 

£10,000 over 2 years 

www.thehopefoundation.org.uk 

Kaloko Trust UK

To assist a community primary school to complete a two-classroom block for 100 children in Kandulwe, Zambia. 

£5,204 

http://kalokotrust.org/ 

Leverage

Coir making training for 90 widows from the manual scavengers community in Pudukottai Municipal slums, Tamil Nadu, India. 

£1,333 

Phulki

Providing care and education to 160 children aged 2-6, in 13 centres across 2 slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

£7,000 over 2 years 

www.phulki.org 

Retrak

To enable 325 street children to access help, including shelter, education and medical care at a drop-in centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

£20,000 over 2 years 

www.retrak.org 

Room to Grow Children’s Foundation

To support 75 unparented Burmese refugee and migrant children living at four boarding houses to attain a recognised primary education at government schools in Mae Sot, Thailand. 

£10,696 over 2 years 

www.roomtogrowfoundation.org 

Scottish Love in Action

A Synthetic Phonics Programme to improve the English skills of 206 children in a primary school in Andhra Pradesh, India. 

£18,700 over 3 years 

www.sla-india.org 

TAG Foundation for Social Development

Equipping 1,500 farmers with new skills, knowledge and practice in water management, crop production and marketing in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. 

£10,000 over 2 years 

www.tagdevelopment.org 

Women Action Group

To train 160 Dalit and tribal landless women workers across 8 villages in areca-nut plates & cups production in Tamil Nadu, India. 

£3,000

 

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