Autocorrect helped fundraising to mother in Zambia

REPOSTED FROM DANCHURCHAID’S WEBSITE Ooops: Big Brother votes turned into charity donations Autocorrect turned Big Brother votes into 5,000 USD in donations to mothers in Zambia 29.04.2014 Many of us know the frustrations with the mobile phone autocorrect. Give turns quickly into HIV, roll into toll, and invite to ignite. The internet is full of […]

Diakonia Myanmar Office’s project on “Promoting and Protecting LGBT Rights in Myanmar” has been preselected!

We have just been informed by EuropeAid that the application submitted by Diakonia Myanmar Office for the call on Combating Discrimination (Lot 2 – Discrimination against LGBT persons) has been preselected! Diakonia Myanmar Office is now working with our partner, Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB) on the full proposal, which materialisation would prevent discrimination and violence […]

6th round of Humanitarian Innovation Fund calling for proposals

The Humanitarian Innovation Fund supports organisations and individuals to identify, nurture and share innovative and scalable solutions to the challenges facing effective humanitarian assistance and has a funding opportunity open now. The maximum grant size is 150000 pounds for a 18 months period, and the application deadline is on the 28th October. For a better […]

GSMA mWomen launches a new round of Innovation Fund Grants

ABOUT THE GRANTS The GSMA mWomen has announced the launch of the fourth round of Innovation Fund grants. These are intended to provide seed funding for the design and launch of economically sustainable products/services, distribution models or marketing campaigns (“offerings”) which increase women’s access to and use of mobile phones and value-added services. In this […]

Annual Action Plan for EU Investing in People call has been published

The Annual Action Plan (AAP) was published on the 14th August 2013 and the “Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights — universal access to reproductive health” call is on schedule to be launched by the end of September. The overall objective of the call is to contribute to poverty reduction and the wellbeing of […]

Upcoming EU call on SRHR under the thematic programme “Investing In People”

A “Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights” call for proposal will be indicatively launched in September 2013 with an estimated budget of EUR 28 000 000. The call would be restricted (the restricted procedure splits the evaluation process into two phases, the first phase requiring the submission of only a Concept note. Applicants whose […]

Upcoming call on empowerment for better livelihoods under the thematic programme “Investing in People”

A “Empowerment for better livelihoods, including skills development and VET, for marginalised and vulnerable persons and people dependent on the informal economy” call for proposal will be indicatively launched in October 2013 with an estimated budget of EUR 44 000 000. The call would be restricted (the restricted procedure splits the evaluation process into two phases, the […]