Canada Fund for Local Initiatives recipients 2018-2019

The High Commission of Canada to Kenya is happy to announce the 2018-2019 Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) partners in Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and Somalia. This year’s CFLI projects will focus on initiatives and activities that address a wide range of important issues, including:

  • Improving gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls;
  • Inclusive governance to promote diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law;
  • Environmental action to improve the conservation and sustainable use of rivers, lakes, oceans and marine resources for sustainable development; and
  • Peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace.

Congratulations to the successful organizations. We look forward to working with you in the coming months on these important issues!

The organizations that qualified for CFLI funding and the countries where the projects will take place are as follows:

Kenya

  • Article 19 Eastern Africa
  • The Youth Congress
  • Association of Grassroot Journalists of Kenya
  • Centre For Environment Justice and Development
  • Fahamu Africa
  • The George Small Project Foundation Inc.
  • Mid-Rift Human Rights Network

Uganda

  • The Rural Women Empowerment Network
  • Sense International Uganda
  • Sexual Minorities Uganda

Rwanda

  • Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development
  • Rwanda Men's Resource Centre
  • Mouvement des Peuples pour l’Education aux Droits Humains/People’s Movement for Human Rights Education (MPEDH)
  • Institute of Conflict Transformation and Peace Building

Burundi

  • Ligue Iteka
  • Centre d’Alerte et de Prévention des Conflits (CENAP)

Somalia

  • Bar Kulan Trust
  • Hargeisa Women Group
  • Social –Life and Agricultural Development Organization (SADO)
  • Towfiiq Umbrella Organization

For more information about the CFLI program, please visit our website:  https://bit.ly/2eOYlKu

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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Somalia 
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Rwanda 
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Burundi 
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