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15 Jun 2017 Manabí - Project Code:  ECU/17/026 Objectives: To replace fishing nets, lines and hooks that were lost or damaged in the earthquake which struck the region in April 2016. Replacing fishing gear for members of the “El Guadual” Association of Artisanal Fishing, Manabí Province, Cojimíes Parish, El Guadual, Ecuador  Use of Funds: Twenty four x 2.2 x 4 metre fishing [...]
15 Jun 2017 Wamunyu-Mwala sub-county, Machakos county - Project Code:   KEN/15/45   Beneficiaries: Direct 40 AMM members, 250 indirect and wider community 1500   Background: Climate change is having a great impact on rural communities who rely on small-scale farming for their livelihoods. This can lead to increased levels of poverty and hunger, with women and children, the majority in rural areas, [...]
30 May 2017 Worldwide - Approved May 2017: BDI/16/091 - Rehabilitation of the Murakaza School, SAB, Bujumbura – BURUNDI - 5,000 USD - The direct beneficiaries are 158 pupils aged between 3 to 16 years old (90 boys and 58 girls) and their 3 teachers, as well as the 189 participants in vocational training programme [...]
30 Sep 2016 Worldwide - Approved Sep 2016: IND/14/006 - Improve Livelihood and Nutritional Status of Malayali Tribal Communities – INDIA - USD 5000 IND/14/109 - Sustained Income for the Released Bonded Women Labourers Through Backyard Poultry Keeping – INDIA - USD 4,800 MOR/15/022 – The School of Tafraout (Mondo Incantato/Akabar) – MOROCCO – EUR6,230 NIR/15/006 – Capacity Building [...]
05 Sep 2016 Kavanthandalam Kalakattur Thammanur and Kambarajapuram located in Kanchipuram district - Project Code: IND/14/109 Objective: To provide sustainable income for Irula and dalit women who have been released from slavery Beneficiaries: Direct beneficiaries are around 40 Irula and dalit women, and their families. Through breeding and sharing of chicken with other beneficiaries 120 women and their families are expected to benefit in three years’ time.  Background:               Children [...]
31 May 2016 Worldwide - Approved May 2016: NIR/14/099 - Training of Farmers on Organic Rice Farming Methods and Provision of Machinery – NIGERIA – US$ 5,000 – Direct Beneficiaries approx. 300 farmers (m&f)   KEN/15/023 - Establishment of Five Seed Banks as Sources of Cheaper Planting Materials for Poor Farmers – KENYA – US$ 5,200 - – [...]
31 Dec 2015 Worldwide - Approved Dec 2015: SOM/14/126 - South Galkacyo Rural Women Agricultural Support Project for 75 Women Farmers – SOMALIA – USD 3,450 PAK/15/009 - Livelihoods Recovery Project in Flood-affected Rajan Pur-Punjab District – PAKISTAN - EUR 4,500 NEP/15/018 – Sustainable Income Generating Goat Scheme for 25 Marginalized and Oppressed Dalit Women and their Households [...]
10 Dec 2015 Objective:  To empower the widow, disadvantaged poor women through goat rearing program and relieve them clutches of poverty, save them from hunger and malnutrition. To give good clothing, schooling and three time meal for their children; fulfill basic needs of family.Activities:  - At first we have appointed the eligible women coordinator to [...]
16 Jan 2015 Horticulture farming and environment conservation in Kenya; maize planting and livestock rearing among rural women in Kagando parish, Uganda; alternative employment for stone quarry female workers in banana fibre extraction for handicrafts and bag making in India; rehabilitation of Bume Crèche School in Ghana; purchase of bakery equipment for a [...]
16 Jan 2015 We would like to bring it to your kind attention that we have implemented the project called “Sustainable livelihood project for a tribal community in Jawadhu Hills” Project reference No: IND / 13 / 073 in June 2014.  Thank you for providing us an opportunity to serve the tribal community [...]
11 Oct 2013 The following projects were voted in by the members of the fund in October 2013. IND/13/029 Production of environmentally friendly, cost-effective jute products (USD 4,950). NEP/12/086 Livestock rehabilitation project (Euro 5,543).  KEN/12/002 Sustainable traditional poultry production to improve the lives of marginalized widows (USD 5,428). 
31 Jul 2013 The following projects were voted in by the members of the fund in July 2013. HAI/13/075Repair the photovoltaic installation for pumping water through replacement of a broken electrical part (inverter). Euro 4,184 CMR/12/063 Improve the income of widows in Lebialem Division. USD 6,000 NIR/12/088Establishment of small-scale cassava processing mill. USD 5,000
31 May 2013 The following projects were voted in by members of the fund May 2013. IND/12/072 Socio-economic empowerment of Dalit womenUSD 4,771 IND/12/074Goat and chicken rearing for people with leprosyUSD 4,950 GHA/12/084Grasscutter rearing USD 6,545 PER/13/028To build irrigation channel for better irrigation USD 3,500 UGA/12/054Construction of three shallow wells and repair of two existing wells USD 4,513 UGA/12/058Establishment [...]
11 Dec 2012 Rome - Thanks to all members who helped create and distribute the 2013 Calendar.
30 Aug 2012 Our thanks to the members who voted and approved a record 3 new projects proposed by the Project Appraisal Group (PAG). Also thanks to the PAG members for the hard work put into preparing these projects. Members of the fund are welcome to offer their help in appraising new projects.
19 Jul 2011 Many thanks to the 1% fund for approving this project, also on behalf of all the children of Akamasoa and of Father Pedro! Fabio Meloni, President, Amici di Padre Pedro onlus
19 Jul 2011 On behalf of all the members of Satkarya Social Society and benefited community through this project, we would like to extend sincere thanks to all the members of the 1% for Development Fund for granting this project. Lavanya Neelam
19 Jul 2011 Dear Brenda Jones, Thank you very much for your concern and the activities of the 1% to help the poor of the word to which our group is a beneficiary. I decided to give you this situation progress report on our project, though the project was delayed due to political [...]
28 Apr 2010 I’m writing on behalf of Mother Virgilia Trasatti, general Mother of the “Istituto Suore Pie Operaie” who confirmed the receipt of the 1% donation to their mission in Madascar for the purchase of one power generator to transport water from a well to the school run by the nuns and [...]
16 Mar 2010 In January 2009, I surprised even myself by deciding to go to Ethiopia as a volunteer worker for three weeks. I had never been there before, and I admit I was anxious about what awaited me. But in the very instant the plane landed in Axum, all my fears dissolved. [...]
08 Mar 2010 For news and events on Akamasoa, visit the Friends of Father Pedro site. Tina Farmer
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