Building community capacity to achieve the human rights of all persons with disabilities

Grantees

National Association for the Rights of Disabled People in Lebanon

Stream: Small Grant

To encourage creation of new organization serving the needs of women with disabilities in five regions of Lebanon.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2012 - Aug 31 2013

National Association of the Deafblind in Uganda

Stream: Small Grant

To build the capacity of two branches of the National Association of the Deafblind of Uganda in newly created districts to pursue advocacy to ensure that persons with deafblindness are included in district plans and budgets.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

National Association of the Deafblind in Uganda

Stream: Small Grant

To consolidate previously funded work in four Ugandan districts (Rwengo, Kalungu, Masindi and Amuru) and expand into a fifth district, Buyende.

Grant amount: $15,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2013 - Dec 31 2013

National Association of the Deafblind in Uganda

Stream: Uganda Capacity Fund

To equip National Association of the Deafblind in Uganda (NADBU) district-based associations with capacity for sustainable advocacy for equalization of opportunities of the Deafblind at district level.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2013
Grant Start — End: May 1 2013 - Apr 30 2014

National Association of the Deafblind in Uganda

Stream: Small Grant

To increase the participation of Deafblind persons in the forthcoming Ugandan national election in 2016, which will result in better recognition of Deafblind persons as political rights holders, in line with CRPD Article 29 (Political Rights).

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2014
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2015 - Dec 31 2015

National Association of the Deafblind in Uganda (NADBU)

Stream: Small Grant

To improve capacity among persons with Deafblindness and their caregivers to influence policies and practices to ensure that they are compliant with the CRPD.   

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

National Council of Disabled Women

Stream: Small Grant

To protect women with disabilities from violence and discrimination by strengthening links between DPOs of women with disabilities and legal aid across eleven districts of Bangladesh.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

National Council of Disabled Women

Stream: Small Grant

To ensure the right to employment for women with disabilities (Article 27) in order to promote stronger livelihoods, improved social status and dignity for women with disabilities in 11 mainly grassroots districts (Kushtia, Natore, Dhaka, Bogra, Rajshahi, Sirajgong, Rangpur, Magura, Dinajpur, Khulna and Chapinababgong), where over 10,000 women with disabilities live. The project will carry out training for 800 women with disabilities in these 11 districts, focusing on the CRPD. This training will be followed by district level advocacy by these women, supported by Grantee staff, and national level media advocacy by Grantee, on recruitment, hiring and employment, continuance of employment, career advancement, safe and healthy working conditions, equal opportunities, equal remuneration and safe and healthy working conditions and protection from harassment.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2013
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014

National Council of Disabled Women

Stream: Small Grant

In partnership with other disabled persons' organization and the Bangladesh Legal Aid Services Trust, to improve work and employment opportunities for women with disabilities by taking cases of discriminatory workplace practices to court.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2014
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2015 - Dec 31 2015

National Council of Disabled Women (NCDW) Bangladesh

Stream: Small Grant

To  create national awareness on the rights of women with disabilities through advocacy and legal action and through empowering grassroots  organizations of women with disabilities, especially Articles 6, 8 and 13 on the right to freedom from violence and right to integrity those related to women with disabilities and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

National Council of Disabled Women (NCDW) fiscal sponsor: ADD

Stream: Small Grants

To strengthen voice of women with disabilities and to develop mechanisms, including litigation, to reduce violence against women by addressing causes of violence, developing capacity of women and DPOs, and advocating for laws and policies that conflict with CRPD and litigation to protect and promote rights of women with disabilities.

Grant amount: $25,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

National Council of Disabled Women (NCDW); fiscal sponsor ADD

To empower women with disabilities through raising awareness about the CRPD and, specifically, violence against women and girls, amongst women leaders, 127 DPO network members and governmental counterparts; building stronger organizations; and reaching out to organizations not focused on disability, including the Ministry of Children and Women’s Affairs.

Grant amount: $10,500
Grant Year: 2008
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2009

National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia (NFPDN)

To increase networking and coordination among member organizations and regional organizations and to build DPO capacity to advance the rights of PWDs through training on the CRPD.

Grant amount: $50,000
Grant Year: 2008
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2009

National Forum of Organizations Working with the Disabled (NFOWD)

To monitor human rights progress of and by PWDs; disseminate the CRPD; advocate for appropriate laws and policies that protect the rights of PWDs; and raise public awareness about the CRPD.

Grant amount: $39,000
Grant Year: 2008
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2009

National Forum of Organizations Working with the Disabled (NFOWD)

Stream: Small Grants

To build the capacity of Disability Rights groups in 5 regions to influence disability policy on a national scale.

Grant amount: $30,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

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