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

Grantees

Colectivo Chuhcan

Stream: Small Grant

To establish Colectivo Chuhcan as a peer-support network helping activists with psychosocial disabilities live in the community, advocate for their rights, and promote laws, policies and practices in accordance with the CRPD.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2011 - Aug 31 2012

Colectivo Chuhcan, A.C.

Stream: Small Grant

To promote independent living and community inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities through CRPD trainings.

Grant amount: $15,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2012 - Aug 31 2013

Confederación Mexicana de Organizaciones a favor de la Persona con Discapacidad Intelectual

Stream: Small Grant

To create a handbook on promotion of self advocacy among persons with intellectual disabilities.

Grant amount: $10,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2011 - Aug 31 2012

Confederación Mexicana de Organizaciones a favor de la Persona con Discapacidad Intelectual (COAMX)

Stream: National Coalition

COAMX, in its second year of the coalition, aims to follow up on the harmonization process of national laws with the CRPD and dissemination of the alternative report.

Grant amount: $50,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2010 - Aug 31 2011

Confederación Mexicana de Organizaciones a favor de la Persona con Discapacidad Intelectual (COAMX)

Stream: National Coalition

COAMX, a coalition comprised of CONFE, APAC, Libre Acceso, Fundacion Paso a Paso, and EXCELEDUC, aims to produce the first Mexican CRPD shadow report by assessing the situation of PWDs, elaborating concrete proposals about implementation of the CRPD, and strengthening DPOs.

Grant amount: $70,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2009 - Aug 31 2010

Confederación Mexicana de Organizaciones a favor de la Persona con Discapacidad Intelectual (CONFE)

Stream: National Coalition

To prepare a proposal to harmonize the General Education Act with Article 24 of the CRPD by working with 160 organizational members through research, participation of PWDs, their families, and DPOS in the process, and raising public awareness.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2010 - Aug 31 2011

Confederación Nacional de Discapacitados del Perú (CONFENADIP)

Stream: National Coalition

In coalition with 23 regional DPOs (CONFENADIP's members), the National Federation of Women with Disabilities of Peru, and the Foundation Richmond Fellowship of Peru, produce a shadow report and raise awareness on the importance of the monitoring mechanisms of the CRPD as means of ensuring implementation of rights.

Grant amount: $70,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

Confederación Nacional de Discapacitados del Perú (CONFENADIP)

Stream: National Coalition

To complete an alternative report to the CRPD Committee, empower DPOs to monitor rights implementation, and advocate for the inclusion of information on the rights of persons with disabilities in the civil society submission to the Universal Periodic Review.  

Grant amount: $50,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

Confederación Nacional de Personas con Discapacidad del Perú

Stream: National Coalition

To enhance the capacity of Peruvian DPOs to monitor the implementation of the CRPD, via reporting to the CRPD Committee as well as through other UN mechanisms such as the Universal Periodic Review.

Grant amount: $50,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Cook Islands National Disability Council

Stream: Small Grant

To build the capacity of the Council to advocate and raise awareness on rights as set out in the CRPD across the Cook Islands.

Grant amount: $15,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Cook Islands National Disability Council

Stream: Small Grant

To expand Cook Islands National Disability Council's reach and CRPD awareness raising efforts to persons with disabilities on Mitiaro Island and the Northern Group of Islands - the last of the Cook Islands to receive CRPD training.

Grant amount: $6,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2013 - Dec 31 2013

Creavita

Stream: Small Grant

To undertake advocacy to improve accessibility in the built environment in Kharkiv.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2011 - Aug 31 2012

Creavita

Stream: Small Grant

To assess barriers to accessibility outside the city limits of Kharkiv and educate others about the CRPD, focusing on accessibility, and building partnerships to advance implementation of Article 9 (Accessibility) at the local level.

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

Disability Promotion & Advocacy Association (DPA )

Stream: Small Grant

To increase the capacity of persons with disabilities to advocate for implementation of the CRPD as well as to increase progress toward implementation by provincial officials.  

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

Disability Promotion and Advocacy Association

Stream: Small Grant

To increase the capacity of persons with disabilities to advocate for implementation of the CRPD as well as to increase progress toward implementation by provincial officials.

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

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