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

Grantees

Cherkassy Youth

Stream: Small Grant

To strengthen a network of DPOs to assess accessibility of health facilities and work with media to improve representation of persons with disabilities.

Grant amount: $19,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Sep 1 2011 - Aug 31 2012

Cherkassy Youth

Stream: Small Grant

To introduce and monitor inclusive education programs in Cherkasy city schools and advocate for the adoption of the specific regional programs in the Cherkasy region.

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

Chittagong Society for the Disabled

To build DPO capacity in Chittagong through this network of 45 organizations, including facilitating DPO formation and registration, improving advocacy skills around access to built infrastructure, and ensuring development agency funding will be more accessible to DPOs.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

Coalición de Personas Sordas del D.F.

Stream: Small Grant

To raise awareness of the hearing community in Mexico on deaf rights, especially access to information and Mexican Sign Language.

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

Coastal DPO Alliance

Stream: Small Grant

To develop understanding of and advocacy capacity on the CRPD amongst this alliance of ten DPOs operating in an underserved region of coastal Bangladesh.  

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

Coastal DPO Alliance

Stream: Small Grant

To build the advocacy capacity of DPOs in coastal regions of Bangladesh and raise awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities in these regions.

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

Coastal DPO Alliance

Stream: Small Grant

Coastal DPO Alliance's work to build the capacity of Disabled Persons' Organization's in Bangladesh coastal areas in order to increase community awareness and government action on climate change and the increased vulnerability faced by persons with disabilities.

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

Coastal DPO Alliance

Stream: Small Grant

To build the capacity of Grantee members to advocate effectively to NGO and government stakeholders on the issues of climate change and disability rights in Anowara, Banshkhali and Pekua sub-districts of Chittagong Division so that local responses to climate change hazards are inclusive of person with disabilities and reflect the CRPD, especially Article 11 (Situations of Risk and Humanitarian Emergencies). The project will work at sub-district levels to prepare teams of coastal persons with disabilities to work with local authorities to develop action plans to address climate change hazards. Grantee will liaise and coordinate between government, NGOs and persons with disabilities at sub-district levels to put in place persons with disabilities-focused emergency plans, and create publications and a documentary for local-level government officials and communities, aimed at giving priority to the rights of persons with disabilities in regard to climate change hazards in this coastal area of Bangladesh.

Grant amount: $15,000
Grant Year: 2013
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014

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

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