Numerous Foreign NGOs leave Burundi as New Ethnicity Laws takes Effect

Burundi is experiencing a major foreign currency shortage amid EU sanctions as the country continues to isolate itself from the international community. Numerous foreign non-governmental agencies (NGOs) have closed their doors in Burundi after new ethnicity laws came into effect on December 31. The new legislation includes rules that mean NGOs need to meet certain quotas for recruiting staff from local ethnic minorities. The new law also requires organisations to keep their accounts in … [Read more...]

NGOs raise their voices to allot Funds for the maintenance of Four Night Shelters in Coimbatore

The NGOs demand the corporation to sanction the allotted amount promptly. Funds allotted for the maintenance of four night shelters in the city appear to be caught in a bureaucratic delay. The corporation runs the night shelters which are maintained by NGOs. The central government provides funds under the National Livelihood Mission (NULM) for shelters for the homeless destitute people. According to NGOs, the disbursal is usually delayed by at least 6-8 months. The government provides up … [Read more...]

Association of Nigerian Authors receive Funding of N3 Million for Literary Awareness Campaign

The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has secured funding of N3 million for the eight year towards the ANA/Yusuf Ali nationwide literary awareness campaign. The association has received the funding from the donor, Yusuf Ali (SAN), an Ilorin-based legal practitioner, author and philanthropist. According to ANA Publicity Secretary (South), Wole Adedoyin, "This year’s grant will be given to selected state chapters to carry out innovative and cutting edge campaigns in their domains as … [Read more...]

NGOs engage themselves to save Birds caught in deadly Manjha

The kite festival of Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti) is a mega event in the festivals calendar of western Indian states like Maharashtra, Gujarat and even north-western state of Rajasthan. Bird rescuers are hard at work on Makar Sankranti day every year as kite flying activity puts many a bird lives in danger. When thousands of Surtis are engrossed in flying kites, there are many who celebrate the festival by saving lives of birds and animals injured by the deadly manja. Around 1,200 … [Read more...]

Chirag Rural Development Foundation all set to Light Up the 400th Village in India

On January 10, NGO Chirag Rural Development Foundation is set to light up the 400th village in India at Baldyachapada in Mokhada, Palghar district. Started in 2010 by professor Pratibha Pai of Mumbai, the NGO has introduced solar lamps at 16,000 homes covering one lakh people across seven states in India. The NGO relies on funds from corporate and individual donors for their projects. Pai, 62, was working as a full time professor at HR College, Mumbai, teaching leadership, ethics and … [Read more...]

Are You seeking for the Striking Grant Opportunities? If Yes, then your Search Ends Here!

Every year, international organisations offer several new funding opportunities for NGOs from time to time. These opportunities are spread across education, disaster management, empowerment of the LGBTQ community, gender equality, media development, human rights, urban management, and religious tolerance. If you are searching for the amazing grant opportunities, then your search ends here. Check out some of the funding opportunities opening this month: AmplifyChange Opportunity Grant: … [Read more...]

Lesbians Incorporated Organisation to kick-start its next Grant Round this Month!

Next grant round of Lesbians Incorporated to commence from Saturday, January 19, 2019. LInc has established a Community Grants Program to give out $10,000 in grants (up to $1000 per grant) per round. Projects may aim to benefit the lesbian community in general or one or more groups within the lesbian community. Groups may be racial, cultural, geographic, or may have specific identified needs or shared interests and concerns. LInc considers the children of lesbians as part of the lesbian … [Read more...]

Newly Elected President’s Decree over NGOs in Brazil

New President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro has used his executive powers and appointed government secretary to supervise non-governmental organizations working in Brazil. The temporary decree, which will expire unless it is ratified within 120 days by Congress, mandates that the office of the Government Secretary, Carlos Alberto Dos Santos Cruz, "supervise, coordinate, monitor and accompany the activities and actions of international organizations and non-governmental organizations in the … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia’s generous contribution towards UNRWA’s core Projects

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has signed an agreement with Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSC), Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah in support of UNRWA’s core health, education and social services in 2018. This very generous and crucial USD50 Million contribution has now been transferred to UNRWA, confirming the unprecedented mobilization of support by donors and partners worldwide this year to help UNRWA to overcome its worst … [Read more...]

Taiwan contributes Rs 29.79 Lakh to Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s Child help NGO

Taiwan has made the contribution of Rs 29.79 lakh to Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's child help NGO 'Bachpan Bachao Andolan' (BBA). The latest donation, equivalent to around $42,350, is the third from Taiwan to BBA in recent years. Special Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre in India (TECC) Tien Chung-kwang handed over the cheque to Sumedha Kailash of BBA. During Kailash Satyarthi's first visit to Taiwan in 2015, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs … [Read more...]