Investing in African Communities: Our Recent Grants

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We’re excited to announce our most recent grants totaling $200,610 to African community-based organizations supporting vulnerable children and families.

This grant award period includes twenty grants in four African countries and one grant made to a US organization to support African organizations responding to the Ebola crisis.

Thirteen of these grants support holistic programs for children and families, six support education efforts, and two support livelihood programs.

Stay tuned for news and updates on the great work of these Firelight partners!

HOLISTIC
Malawi:
Enukweni Community Based Organization

Rwanda:
Association de Jeunes Orphelins Rwandais
Association Inkoramutima
Special Education Center of Janja

Children proudly show their report cards at Association de Jeunes Orphelins Rwandais

Children proudly show their report cards at Association de Jeunes Orphelins Rwandais

Tanzania:
Assist People with Disability Mwanza
Monduli Pastoralist Development Initiative
Organization for Community Development
Women Emancipation and Development Agency

USA:
American Jewish World Service
Read our blog: Supporting African Communities in this Ebola Crisis

Zimbabwe:
Chiedza Community Welfare Trust
Masvingo Community Based HIV and Vulnerable Children Organization
Sikhethimpilo Centre
United Congregational Church of Southern Africa – Bongani Orphan Care Programme

Auto Vocational Students at the Chiedza Community Welfare Trust

Auto Vocational Students at the Chiedza Community Welfare Trust

EDUCATION
Tanzania:
Elimu Community Light
Monduli Pastoralist Development Initiative
Safina Women’s Association
Tanzania Home Economics Association
Women Against AIDS in Kilimanjaro

Children playing outside the Early Childhood Development Center at Safina Women’s Association

Children playing outside the Early Childhood Development Center at Safina Women’s Association

LIVELIHOODS
Malawi:
Namwera AIDS Coordinating Committee
Tikondane Positive Living Support Organisation

Children at Namwera AIDS Coordinating Committee

Children at the Early Childhood Development Center at Namwera AIDS Coordinating Committee


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