Project Funding 2012


Educational Support for Karenni Further Studies Program (KnFSP) (2012-11-26)

This project will enable 63 refugees, aged 16 -21, to attend the Karenni Further Studies Program (KnFSP) for a year, in Karenni Camp 2 on the Thai/Burma border. The program provides a supportive learning environment where the young refugees can gain essential knowledge and skills for their future. The students will learn subjects such as English, Maths, Science and Social Studies, as well as other subjects like Leadership and Management to build their capacity to take on leadership roles within...
Emergency Humanitarian Response for Syrian Refugees in Jordan (2012-06-15)

This project will provide 240 Syrian refugee children in Jordan with uniforms and books so that they can attend school. $25 will buy one school uniform, and $45 will buy books for mathematics, history, physics, chemistry, Arabic language and literature, English language and Islamic studies. 60 children from the host community will also receive support to foster good relations with the refugee community.

Syrians are not currently recognized as refugees by the government or the United Nations...
Onagawa “Chime of Hope Shopping Center” PR and Web Support (2012-06-10)

This project will set up a website for the recently built Chime of Hope Shopping Centre in Onagawa, Tohoku. This temporary centre, housing 50 shops, 3 banks, a post office and a police box, provides a crucial opportunity for Onagawa to boost its economy and support the remaining survivors in their hope for a full recovery. We are providing funds to create a website to help publicise the Centre and encourage visitors to give a much needed stimulus to the local economy.

Onagawa was the closest...
Green Farmers’ Association (2012-06-10)

This project will purchase essential farming equipment and create a website and marketable brand for the Green Farmers’ Association (GFA) in Minami Sanriku. The GFA is revitalising the agricultural industry by turning fallow land into viable farmland. This will help the local community by providing cheap, fresh fruit and vegetables as well as creating opportunities for employment.

The earthquake and tsunami that struck Tohoku, Japan on March 11, 2011 devastated the city of Minamisanriku and...
Provision of re-settlement kits for returnees in N-Eastern Uganda (2012-06-09)

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This project will support 200 returnee families from Morungatuny Camp, Northern Uganda to rebuild their lives and resettle in their ancestral homes. Families will receive resettlement kits that include kitchen items, tools, seeds, mosquito nets and water sanitizers. Returnees can then begin to rebuild their lives and re-establish their businesses to settle into life.


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Human Rights and Law Training (2012-06-03)

To learn more about the refugee situation in Burma and the issues involved please look at our Burma country profile

This project will provide 30 people on the Thai/Burma border with a 10 month training course covering subjects such as social change, human rights, environment and law. The school program is varied including classroom teaching, group work, field trips, discussions, presentations, reporting and assessments. After finishing the training course, graduates will be expected to become...
Women’s Literacy Classes in Sudan (2012-05-31)

This project will initiate, organize and support 20 literacy classes for internally displaced women in the areas surrounding Khartoum, Sudan. The teachers will set up classes in their own neighbourhood, directly reaching 400 displaced women with literacy skills that are key to finding work. These classes will empower the women, enabling them to find work more easily and generate a source of income for their family. It will also aid them in community rebuilding as this often falls on the women...

Empowerment and Sustainability for Refugee Women and Children (2012-02-01)

This project will provide 62 refugee women with useful skills and basic business knowledge that will enable them to find jobs or start small businesses in Johannesburg, South Africa. In conjunction, safe and secure childcare facilities are provided for approximately 30 children so that the women are able to fully engage with the educational programmes, while their children are cared for. Through providing this training and childcare support, the project aims to enable women to become...
Baby Kits and Elderly Care Project for E’Htu Hta IDP Camp (2012-02-01)

To learn more about the refugee situation in Burma and the issues involved please look at our Burma country profile

This project’s first outcome will be providing 200 basic baby hygiene kits and basic health information to new mothers in Ee Htu Hta camp, Burma/Thai border to improve the health and hygiene of Karen refugee mothers and babies. The distribution of these kits gives essential, practical support to new mothers, as well as providing basic health information to help them care for...