Press Release – 2016-2017 CFLI recipients

November 30, 2016 - Nairobi, Kenya

The High Commission of Canada to Kenya is happy to announce the 2016-2017 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) partners in Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and Somalia. This year’s CFLI projects will focus on women’s & children’s rights, democratic participation, climate change initiatives and activities aimed at upholding and promoting human rights.

Congratulations to the successful organizations and we look forward to working with you in the coming months!

Kenya

Amref Health Africa
Boxgirls Self Help Group
East Africa Wildlife Society
East African Child Rights Trust (EACR) Network
Equality Effect
International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) - Kenya chapter
Katiba Institute
Kenya Parliamentary Human Rights Association (KEPHRA)
Samburu Girls Foundation

Burundi

Action d'assistance des Jeunes Vulnérables pour le Développement (AJVD)
Women Network for Peace and Human Rights (WNPHR)

Uganda

African Great Lakes Human Rights Defenders Fund
East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project
Uganda Wildlife Society (UWS)

Rwanda

AFROGROOV
Rwanda Extractive Industry Workers Union (REWU)
Rwanda Journalists Association (ARJ)

Somalia

Elman Peace & Human Rights Center
Peace Geeks Society
Somali Red Crescent Society

 

For more information about the CFLI program, please visit our website: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/kenya/development-developpement/cfli-fcil.aspx?lang=eng

Contacts:

Kenya
Email: cflikenya@gmail.com
Uganda
Email: cfliuganda@gmail.com
Somalia
Email: cflisomalia@gmail.com
Rwanda
Email: cflirwanda@gmail.com
Burundi
Email: cfliburundi@gmail.com

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