This is the list of grants we awarded in September 2015.  16 grants, supporting education for children and training for adults with a total value of £345,217

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Grants Awarded in september 2015 – 16 grants with a total value of £345,217:    

African Revival

Cost of establishing a school garden to train 30 farmers in improved growing techniques in order to improve their food security and income - plus enabling pupils attending the school to have an improved diet and to learn agricultural skills in Kalomo, Zambia

£19,704 over 3 years

Children’s Chance International

Cost of providing training in production and marketing of soap and sanitary pads for a total of 180 young people (60 per year) in Aromo, Apala, Agweng and Abia sub-counties, Uganda

£29,982 over 3 years

EducAid Sierra Leone

Contribution to salary costs of 5 teachers at a school in Maronka to benefit 277 pupils - plus contribution to Women's Equality Campaign in Sierra Leone

£30,000 over 3 years

Educate for Life

Cost of educating 3 classes of pupils (25 children per class) to benefit a total of 75 children each year at the Hunar Ghar school in Bakhel, Southern Rajasthan, India

£28,260 over 3 years

Environmental Conservation and Agricultural Enhancement Uganda (Eco-Agric Uganda)

Contribution to costs of training and business set-up (hairdressing and tailoring) plus agricultural training to benefit a total of 180 women plus educational materials to benefit 150 girls in Gombe Sub-County, Wakiso District, Uganda

£19,999 over 2 years

Grameena Abyudaya Seva Samsthe

Training (agriculture, small business, hotel work) for a total of 225 women (75 per year) with mental health difficulties in Korategere Taluk, Tumkur District, Karnataka, India

£30,000 over 3 years

Humana People to People India

Support to 100 out-of-school girls to return to school plus supplementary education for 50 in-school girls and literacy training for 150 women over 18 months in Gurgaon, Haryana, India

£24,410 over 2 years

Livingstone Tanzania Trust

Contribution to cost of constructing a double classroom and teachers' office by in-country partner (Manyara Community Development Organisation) at Malangi Primary School (near Babati) to benefit a total of 293 primary school pupils in Tanzania

£10,000 one-off grant

Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund UK

Contribution to ‘Sustainable Livelihoods’ programme to support the formation of self-help groups (currently 230 groups with a total of 3,116 members) to establish sustainable businesses in Eastern Cape, Free State, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape and North West provinces, South Africa

£10,000 over 1 year

Raise the Roof Kenya

Contribution to running costs of Barut Youth Development and Sports centre to provide livelihood skills training to a total of 85 young people per year in Nakuru, Kenya

£30,000 over 3 years

Street Child Africa

Cost of vocational training by in-country partner’s (Programme Diocesain d’Encadrement des Enfants de la Rue) ‘The Way Ahead’ project (including purchase of equipment and raw materials) plus business and other support to a total of 30 women in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

£30,337 over 3 years

The Dame Hilary Cropper Charitable Foundation

Contribution to the cost of skills training and associated support at The Pinotage Youth Development Academy to assist 30 students to gain employment in the wine industry and associated sectors in Stellenbosch, South Africa

£30,000 over 3 years

The Mango Tree Orphan Support Programme

Contribution to the cost of in-country partner constructing a kitchen building and latrines at a training and education centre to benefit a total of 1,620 people in Mawego location, Rachuonyo District, Kenya

£14,000 over 1 year

United World Schools

Constructing and equipping a 4 room school, plus its running costs for 2 years, in the Hway Air Village, Southern Shan State, to benefit a total of 200 children in Burma / Myanmar

£24,460 over 2 years

Victory Rural Development Society

Cost of providing embroidery or garment making training (including purchase of equipment and raw materials) to benefit a total of 360 women from the villages surrounding Satyavedu, Chittoor District, India

£8,100 over 1 year

 We Yone Child Foundation

Cost of constructing a toilet block and associated water supply to benefit 180 pupils per year at the We Yone Primary School in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

£9,805 over 1 year

Grants previously awarded for this year:

Marr Munning Ashram

Running costs of the Pedalavada and Jeypore residential hostels for tribal children in Koraput district, Orissa, India

£23,500 over 1 year

University of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Skopje

Sponsorship of The Frank Harcourt Munning Awards – presented to the 6 highest achieving students in the final year of studies in the fields of Humanities, Architecture and Fine Arts.  In 1983 Frank was made an honorary citizen of Skopje, Macedonia (then in the former country of Yugoslavia) for his leadership of the War on Want campaign to raise money when an earthquake wrecked the city in 1963.  The campaign raised £1.5 million for the disaster relief fund, which at that time was the largest amount ever collected by one relief organisation.  Frank maintained a strong association with the University in Skopje for the remainder of his life and instituted the Awards in 1980.

£1,000 one-off grant

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