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Positive Action for Girls & Women

Helping to tackle the harmful cultural norms that both limit the aspirations of girls and women, and increase their vulnerability to HIV.

The PAGW awarded new grants to community-based organisations in February 2017. The Call for Proposals for PAGW grants is now open throughout the year, and more successful grantees will be announced later this year.

 

2017 new grantees:

Organisation

Grant

Country

Africa Educational Trust

Project

South Sudan

 Care for Basotho

Care for Basotho Association Project

Lesotho

Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID Taraba)

Improving Access to SRHR/Services to Internally Displaced Girls and Women

Nigeria

Good Samaritan Association

Building Community Competency in addressing SRHR issues for early adolescents

Botswana

Hodi

HIV and SRHR education and access in Marsabit, using football

Kenya

IIRR

Accelerating Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation in Northern Kenya

Kenya

 Kiyita Family Alliance for Development (KIFAD)

Girl Power (GIRP)

Uganda

 Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association

Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association (MIAA) Project

Malawi

Ndola Nutrition Organisation

Project – Male participation in reducing incidences of early and forced marriages

Zambia

Pride Community Health Organisation

Community SRHR Responses for Adolescents in Mungu and Chikupi Communities        

Zambia

 

2016 grantees:

Organisation

Grant

Country

ASRAFAID

Preventing Child Early and Force Marriage (CEFM) in the of Cameroon.

South Sudan

Association for the defense of women's Rights (ADDF)

Rendre Accessible les services de Sante des Jeunes et Adolescents (RAJA)

Burundi

Association Lead Santé

Increased SRH information, resources, and services for young rural adolescents

Madagascar

Centre for Life Support Mission and Livingspring Human Development Initiative

Promoting Sustainable Social Protection of the Girl Child in Osun State

Nigeria

Family Health Options Kenya

Transformation and Empowerment – GATE

Kenya

Home for Human Rights

Empowering community leaders to end violence against Girls and Women

Sri Lanka

Kenya Arid Regions Children Fund

Improvement of SRHR information among Kangemi and Kibagare slums HIV+ girls.

Kenya

Kenya Council of Imams and Ulamaa

Project: Wezesha Wasichana Wetu (Empower our Girls)

Kenya

Youth Association for Development

Youth Association for Development Project

Pakistan

Youth Harvest Foundation

Youth Harvest Foundation, Ghana Project

Ghana