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Female Empowerment
  • Category: Anti-trafficking, Child protection, Female empowerment, Life / Vocational Skilling, Micro-enterprise
  • Grant: $10,001 to $25,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Any
  • Country: Thailand

Female Empowerment

For years Thailand has unofficially been labeled the sex tourism capital of Asia, with Pattaya its most notorious hotspot, closely followed by the red-light districts of Bangkok and an assortment of nightclubs in Phuket.

Female Empowerment
  • Category: Education, Female empowerment, Life / Vocational Skilling, Micro-enterprise
  • Grant: $25,001 to 75,000
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Adolescents
  • Country: India

Female Empowerment

Although the Indian family as a social institution is well known for the emotional and physical support that it provides to its extended members, it sometimes fails to respond to the needs of women, especially for women in difficult circumstances.

Female Empowerment and Reintegration – Restoration Following Commercial Sexual Exploitation
  • Category: Female empowerment
  • Grant: $25,001 to 75,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Any
  • Country: Cambodia

Female Empowerment and Reintegration – Restoration Following Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Due to a history of violence and a compromised capacity for law and order, issues of commercial sexual exploitation, rape and gender inequality run rampant in Cambodia.  ‘Bauk’ (premeditated gang rape) is on the rise and recent studies show that 1 in 5 Cambodian men aged 18-49 have admitted to sexual abuse.

Female Empowerment – Gender Based Violence
  • Category: Female empowerment
  • Grant: $75,001 - $150,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Any
  • Country: Afghanistan

Female Empowerment – Gender Based Violence

Having been through three relentless decades of war, Afghanistan remains one of the world’s most dangerous places to be a woman.  Unstable and corrupted systems of governance have led to ongoing human rights abuses, high maternal mortality rates and discrimination in education and employment.  

Female Enterprise Incubator
  • Category: Social Enterprise
  • Grant: $75,001 - $150,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Any
  • Country: Cambodia

Female Enterprise Incubator

Gender stereotypes are systemic within the Cambodian job market.  Female unemployment in the formal sector is widespread as restrictive social norms dictate unequal opportunity.  Men are encouraged to undertake vocational training programs in trades such as mechanics, electronics and IT, whilst women are commonly limited to sewing, cooking and hospitality.

Food and Water Security
  • Category: Agriculture & food security
  • Grant: $75,001 - $150,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Any
  • Country: Kenya

Food and Water Security

The semi-arid climate of Eastern Kenya is a source for much concern over food and water security.  Exacerbated by climate change and land degradation, the loss of arable soil to erosion poses great risk of famine and drought.  

Food and Water Security
  • Category: Agriculture & food security, Water Security
  • Grant: < $10,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Any
  • Country: Sudan

Food and Water Security

South Sudan is the world’s newest country having gained independence from Sudan in September 2011, but it didn’t come easily.  The country is taunted by ongoing civil conflict and religious persecution as more than 1 million nationals reside as refugees or internally displaced people.

Foster Care and Children’s home
  • Category: Child protection
  • Grant: $25,001 to 75,000
  • Target Group: Orphans, People with Disabilities
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Any
  • Country: China

Foster Care and Children’s home

In the Northwest of China, abandoned, impoverished and disabled children are denied their most basic needs for love and affection.  Whilst state funding covers some infrastructure, staffing and operational costs of orphanages and foster care services, its reach is limited and many gaps remain.