ATRC HAS SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH AWARDEES OF THE 5TH ROUND OF GRANTS FOR E4E PROGRAM

20 April 2017 – ATRC signed agreements with eleven (11) local non-governmental organizations, grantees of the fifth round of Engagement for Equality – E4E Program, implemented by the Advocacy Training and Resource Centre (ATRC), and supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Grantees for this Round are:

Iniciativa e femres Kosovare – IFK

  • Project Title: Development of social entrepreneurship from a gender perspective
  • Location of Organization: Gjakovë/Đakovica
  • Location of Project: Gjakovë/Đakovica, Rahovec/Orahovac, Junik
  • Project Duration: 10 months
  • Topic: Women in Governance and Economy
  • Project Purpose: Information and education of women about the importance of social entrepreneurship status and transformation of informal businesses into social enterprises.
  • Project Funds: $ 20,628.00

Center for Peace and Tolerance – CPT

  • Project Title: Women Empowered – The Application of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in Kosovo Serb Municipalities
  • Location of Organization: Gračanica/Graçanicë
  • Location of Project: Mitrovica North/Mitrovicë e Veriut, Leposavić/Leposaviq, Zvečan/Zveçan, Zubin Potok, Gračanica/Graçanicë, Ranilug/Ranillug, Novo Brdo/Novobërdë, Klokot/Kllokot, Parteš/Partesh and Štrpce/Shtërpcë
  • Project Duration: 6 months
  • Topic: Women in Governance and Economy
  • Project Purpose: Increase economic empowerment of women through implementation of gender responsive budgeting in 10 non-majority Kosovo municipalities.
  • Project Funds: $ 21,880.10

JETA

  • Project Title: Public Awareness Campaign on Women Property and Inheritance Rights in Junik municipality
  • Location of Organization: Deçan/Dečani
  • Location of Project: Municipality of Junik and Deçan/Dečani
  • Project Duration: 8 months
  • Topic: Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights
  • Project Purpose: Raising awareness of the wide public regarding the right of women to property and inheritance, identification of challenges towards realization of this right and addressing such issues to relevant institutions.
  • Project Funds: $ 18,688.00

Advocacy Center for Democratic Culture – ACDC

  • Project Title: Strengthening Women in Rural Areas through Education on Women’s Inheritance and Property Rights
  • Location of Organization: North Mitrovica
  • Location of Project: Rural areas of Municipalities- North Kosovo: Zvečan/Zveçan, Zubin Potok and Leposavić/Leposaviq
  • Project Duration: 7 months
  • Topic: Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights
  • Project Purpose: Mobilization of the community in rural areas on the issue of Gender Equality, women’s inheritance and property rights.
  • Project Funds: $ 23,546.00

Kosovo Glocal

  • Project Title: Proactive Media for LGBTI rights
  • Location of Organization: Prishtinë/Priština
  • Location of Project: Kosovo wide
  • Project Duration: 9 months
  • Topic: Increased protection and awareness of LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersexual) community rights
  • Project Purpose: Raise awareness about the political, social, and cultural realities of LGBTI individuals in Kosovo toward their inclusion in Kosovar society.
  • Project Funds: $ 15,222.70

Klubi Dëshira

  • Project Title: Enhance Participation of Persons with Intellectual Impairments in Employment and Self-Empoyment
  • Location of Organization: Prishtinë/Priština
  • Location of Project: Prishtinë/Priština, Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, Gjakovë/ Đakovica, Prizren, Ferizaj/ Uroševac, Gjilan/Gnjilane
  • Project Duration: 11 months
  • Topic: Expand Participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
  • Project Purpose: Increase the participation of persons with disabilities (PwD) in society, by improving their employment skills through training and practical work, and support PwD to start their own business.
  • Project Funds: $ 19,400.50

Handikos Mitrovica

  • Project Title: Empowering Persons with Disabilities by Raising Awareness on Their Property Rights
  • Location of Organization: Mitrovicë/Mitrovica
  • Location of Project: Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, Skenderaj/Srbica, Vushtrri/Vučitrn
  • Project Duration: 8 months
  • Topic: Expand Participation of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)
  • Project Purpose: Engagement of people with disabilities (PwD) in advocacy processes and promoting the rights to property among PWD in Municipality of Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, Vushtrri/Vucitrn and Skenderaj/Srbica.
  • Project Funds: $ 17,584.80

Dokufest

  • Project Title: Film and Factual Media against Extremism
  • Location of Organization: Prizren
  • Location of Project: Kaçanik/Kačanik, Viti/Vitina, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Prizren, Suharekë/Suva Reka, Gjakovë/Đakovica, Hani i Elezit/Elez Han, Prishtinë/Priština
  • Project Duration: 11 months
  • Topic: Expand Youth Participation to Counter Violent Extremism
  • Project Purpose: Raising awareness in communities about violent extremism through factual media and documentary film screenings.
  • Project Funds: $ 20,083.20

AVOKO

  • Project Title: Act smart
  • Location of Organization: Dragash/Dragaš
  • Location of Project: Dragash/Dragaš
  • Project Duration: 9 months
  • Topic: Expand Youth Participation to Counter Violent Extremism
  • Project Purpose: Raising participation of youth to contribute towards tolerance, intercultural cooperation, and avoidance of groups/individuals that preach religious extremism and lack of interethnic and interfaith tolerance.
  • Project Funds: $ 18,412.50

Internews Kosovo

  • Project Title: Countering Violent Extremism among Kosovo’s youth
  • Location of Organization: Prishtinë/Priština
  • Location of Project: Kosovo wide
  • Project Duration: 6 months
  • Topic: Expand Youth Participation to Counter Violent Extremism
  • Project Purpose: Raise the awareness of the Kosovar youth about violent extremism in order to prevent their radicalization and recruitment of youth in terrorist groups.
  • Project Funds: $ 24,290.00

Iniciativa Qytetare Skenderaj – IQK

  • Project Title: Enhance youth participation in prevention of violent extremism
  • Location of Organization: Skenderaj/Srbica
  • Location of Project: Skenderaj/Srbica
  • Project Duration: 7 months
  • Topic: Expand Youth Participation to Counter Violent Extremism
  • Project Purpose: Prevention of violent religious extremism through involvement of youth in educational activities and raising awareness of the wide public.
  • Project Funds: $ 13,500.00

We congratulate all the awardees and encourage others to continue applying for E4E grants!