This is the list of grants we awarded in the year 2017/18.  

14 grants, supporting education for children and training for adults with a total value of £372,888


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Grants Awarded in 2017/18    

APT Action on Poverty

Enhancing CSOs’ capacities for more inclusive governance and development processes in Kenema District, Sierra Leone.

£100,000 over three years

Africa Beecause

Women's Gardens in the Gambia - using apiculture with climate smart agriculture to maximise yields. 

£14,046 over one year

Build It International 

Additional Skills Course in roof carpentry for Build it graduates in Zambia. 

£8,939 over one year

Haller Foundation 

Providing Sustainable Farmer Training and Aquaculture to one smallholder farmer communities (Tupendande) in Mombasa, Kenya. 

£15,000 over one year 

Jeevika Trust

A project to take small scale tribal beekeepers and build a sustainable Fair Trade honey industry in India.

£15,000 over two years

Just a Drop

A project to build a sand dam in Kitui County, Kenya.

£28,094 over two years

Lively Minds 

Improving Education, Health and Care for Pre-School Children in Rural Uganda

£40,000 over two years

The Marr-Munning Ashram

Funding to meet 93% of the running costs for a hostel at Jeypore for secondary school age tribal children from the Koraput District, Southern Orissa. Additional funding (£1680) for organisational development support.  

£21,630 over one year 

Microloan Foundation Zambia

Business training and mentoring to 650 poor rural women in the Mazabuka Branch alongside access to microcredit.

£15,158 over one year

Sabre Trust 

Support for Early Grade In-service Teacher Training (INSET) Ghana

£50,000 over two years

Teach a Man to Fish 

Co-funding for Entrepreneurial and Environmental Empowerment for South Africa’s Youth.

£30,000 over two years

Tools for Self Reliance 

Preventing illegal Gold Mining by Supporting Self-Reliance: vocational training in Upper East Ghana.

£11,021 over 1 year

UMECS: Center for Peace and Development 

Project to support war and poverty affected children in Northern Uganda.

£10,000 over two years

Village Service Trust

To contribute to the running of a tribal children's learning hostel in India. 

£13,000 over two years 

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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