Grants Program 2023 prioritizing Quality Education, Health, Civil Society Building, Food Safety and Agriculture
The Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Nairobi, has launched the Call for Proposals for small grants 2023.
Quality education (SDG 4) – education at all school levels, acquiring professional skills with focus on entering the labor market and conducting own business, education of pedagogical and non-pedagogical staff, equipment of school facilities;
Good health (SDG 3) – health care with emphasis on mothers and children, nutrition programs, education and awareness of the population in the field of prevention and health care, education of health professionals, equipment of health facilities;
Good governance and civil society building (SDG 16, 11) – public sector reform, public finance management, support for the rule of law and civil society participation in democratic processes, local government capacity building and active citizen participation in community development, security sector reform, activities of civilian experts in international crisis management, conflict prevention and support for reconciliation activities;
Food safety and agriculture (SDG 1,2) – introduction of new techniques and procedures in all parts of the food chain, including processing of agricultural products, their marketing and sale, food security, job creation;
Infrastructure and sustainable use of natural resources (SDG 6,11,7,15) – water management, integrated management of water and other natural resources, revitalization and protection of endangered water resources, drinking water supply, wastewater treatment, waste management, raising environmental awareness, energy security and the use of alternative energy sources, sustainable development of settlements, increasing resilience to natural disasters, including climate change, soil protection, reducing soil degradation and drying, halting the loss of biodiversity, protecting ecosystems, restoring degraded ecosystems;
Support for the creation of a market environment (SDG 8, 9) – support for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, the introduction of innovations, job creation.
Environment and climate change (SDG 13) – support for climate change mitigation, strengthening capacity to adapt to climate change, increasing resilience of ecosystems, protection of nature, biodiversity and soil, environmental monitoring; protection and promotion of the sustainable use of natural resources;
Gender equality (SDG 5) – promoting equality between men and women, eliminating all forms of discrimination against women and girls, as well as all forms of violence against women and girls, including harmful practices and customs (such as early or forced marriages or female genital mutilation), ensuring equal opportunities in public life.
The maximum amount of the financial support is 10 000 EUR per each grant.
The expected length of the project is from 6 to max. 12 months.
The call for proposals is open to registered:non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entitiesnon-governmental organizationslocal and regional self-government units.
Eligible place of implementation: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Somalia.