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

Grantees

Odisha Viklang Manch

Stream: Small Grant

To build capacity of grassroots and marginalized persons with disabilities to advocate on Articles 27 and 28 of the CRPD in ten districts of Orissa.

Grant amount: $15,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2011 - Aug 31 2012

OMEKESANG Inc

Stream: Small Grant

To build the capacity of persons with disabilities in Palau to raise awareness on the CRPD and advocate for ratification.

Grant amount: $10,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Organizacion de Ciegos de Matagalpa "Luis Braille"

Stream: Small Grant

To improve Organizacion de Ciegos de Matagalpa Luis Braille's alliances with Disabled Persons' Organizations of persons with intellectual disabilities and women with disabilities, local governments, institutions, and human rights organizations in all the municipalities of Matagalpa to continue to enhance the level of participation of persons with disabilities in decision-making processes. Organizacion de Ciegos de Matagalpa Luis Braille also aims to promote the participation of blind women of Nicaragua in the Latin American Union for the Blind.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2013 - Dec 31 2013

Organización de Ciegos de Matagalpa Luís Braille (OCM-LB)

To educate DPOs and local government about the CRPD and to advocate for local implementation, including outreach to the educational sector and media.

Grant amount: $22,000
Grant Year: 2008
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2009

Organización de Ciegos de Matagalpa Luís Braille (OCM-LB)

Stream: Small Grant

To promote alliances with DPOs, journalists, human rights organizations, and public entities aiming to achieve the full participation of PWDs in decision-making processes regarding implementation of the CRPD.

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

Organización de Ciegos de Matagalpa Luis Braille (OCM-LB)

Stream: Small Grant

To strengthen alliances between DPOs, human rights institutions, mass media, and mainstream human rights NGOs with the aim of increasing participation of persons with disabilities in decision-making processes related to the implementation of rights.  

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

Organización de Ciegos de Matagalpa: Luis Braille

Stream: Small Grant

To ensure inclusion of a diversity of persons with disabilities (including women and persons with psychosocial disabilities) in CRPD advancement at municipal level in Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

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

Organización de Ciegos de Nicaragua Maricela Toledo (OCNMT)

To advance the CRPD by conducting a baseline study on the portrayal of PWDs in the press and facilitating a paradigm shift among journalists to a rights based approach.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2008
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2009

Organización de Ciegos de Nicaragua Maricela Toledo (OCNMT)

Stream: Small Grant

To contribute to the promotion of PWD rights, by building capacity on the CRPD and by reviewing the national legal framework to propose changes to accord that framework with the CRPD.

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

Organización de Ciegos de Nicaragua Maricela Toledo Ascensio

Stream: Small Grant

To increase the capacity of the judiciary on the CRPD and to build CRPD leadership and managerial capacity among blind women in Nicaragua.

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

Organización de Ciegos de Nicaragua Marisela Toledo

Stream: Small Grant

To enhance the use of the CRPD among its members as an effective tool for advocacy and rights defense of blind and visually impaired persons.

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

Organización de Revolucionarios Deshabilitados "Ernesto Che Guevara"

Stream: Small Grant

As a component of a broader project sponsored by the European Union (which aims at enhancing the conditions and quality of life of persons with disabilities in Nicaragua by strengthening DPOs in advancing human rights, with an emphasis on the right to vote), to increase the internal capacity of DPOs in 19 municipalities on rights advocacy and strategic planning skills.

Grant amount: $17,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Orissa Viklang Manch (OVM)

Stream: Small Grants

To build the capacity of activists with disabilities and their groups and federations in Orissa on the CRPD in order to better access rights and entitlements.

Grant amount: $10,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2010 - Aug 31 2011

Papua New Guinea Assembly of Disabled Persons

Stream: Small Grant

To mainstream the CRPD within government ministry plans and policies and ensure CRPD ratification in Papua New Guinea.

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

Papua New Guinea Assembly of Disabled Persons (PNG ADP)

Stream: Small Grant

To continue with ratification efforts and CRPD awareness-raising amongst key stakeholders in PNG.

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

Grantee Spotlight

  • To create awareness of the provisions of the CRPD among the deaf community in Delhi and to set up an advocacy...