ATRC HAS SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH AWARDEES OF THE 7TH ROUND OF GRANTS FOR E4E PROGRAM

ATRC HAS SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH AWARDEES OF THE 7TH ROUND OF GRANTS FOR E4E PROGRAM

10 January 2019 – ATRC signed agreements with eleven (11) local non-governmental organizations, grantees of the 7th 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 of the 7th Round are:

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE – CODE

Project title: Economically sustainable woman – independent woman
Location of organization: Gračanica/Graçanicë
Location of project implementation: Ranilug/Ranillug, Novo Brdo/Novobërdë, Kamenicë/a
Project duration: 8 months
Theme 1. Women in Governance and Economy
Project goal: Support the establishment and promotion of functional inter-ethnic women association on municipalities of Novo Brdo/Novobërdë, Ranilug/Ranillug and Kamenicë/a to build up their capacities, support internal administrative development and connect women with major bussinesses in Kosovo with the participation of local self-government and CSOs.
Project Funds: $24,728.00

INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT POLICY – INDEP

Project title: Women managers in public sector – facilitation the transformation from quantitative to qualitative approach
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Prishtinë/Priština, Novobërdë/Novo Brdo, Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje, Obiliq/Obilić, Gllogovc/Glogovac, Vushtrri/Vučitrn, Kamenicë/a
Project duration: 15 months
Theme 1. Women in Governance and Economy
Project goal: Contribute to a higher representation of women in public institutions through activities which install a gender balanced mindset in different groups of society.
Project Funds: $49,000.00

KOSOVAR GENDER STUDIES CENTER

Project title: Strengthening women’s equal property rights in Kosovo
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Kosovo wide
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 2. Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights
Project goal: Strengthen women’s property rights by providing them with greater information about the importance of formal property rights and raising communities’ overall legal awareness.
Project Funds: $39,276.75

INITIATIVE FOR JUSTICE AND EQUALITY

Project title: My work, my property!
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Prishtinë/Priština, Gjilan/Gnjilane
Project duration: 8 months
Theme 2. Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights
Project goal: Empower young women to claim their rights for financial mainentance and their joint marital property rights in Kosovo.
Project Funds: $24,836.00

CENTER FOR EQUALITY AND LIBERTY – CEL

Project title: Empowering LGBTI people in Kosovo
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Focused in Prishtinë/Priština with coverage in seven main regions
Project duration: 20 months
Theme 3. Increased Protection and Awareness of Vulnerable Population’s Rights
Project goal: Promote and defend LGBTI rights through enhancing the capacities to advocate for LGBTI rights and increasing awareness of key stakeholders to positively influence policy processes of LGBTI people.
Project Funds: $76,850.24

TEACH FOR KOSOVO

Project title: Teacher profile building, recruitment and development from the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Gjakovë/Đakovica, Mitrovicë/a
Project duration: 20 months
Theme 3. Increased protection and awareness of vulnerable populations’ rights
Project goal: Increase access, opportunity and awareness in education for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities.
Project Funds: $46,394.00

DISABILITY FORUM

Project title: Inclusivness – a social value
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Prishtinë/Priština
Project duration: 10 months
Theme 4. Expand Participation of People with Disability (PwD)
Project goal: Ensure legal protection for persons with disabilities in accordance with their constitutional rights
Project Funds: $32,460.00

HANDIKOS PEJA

Project title: Quality and inclusive education for children with disabilities
Location of organization: Pejë/Peć
Location of project implementation: Pejë/Peć, Deçan/Dečani, Junik
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 4. Expand Participation of People with Disability (PwD)
Project goal: Increase the number of children with disabilities in the education system in the municipalities of Pejë/Peć, Deçan/Dečani and Junik through advocacy, identification and community awareness on the importance of inclusion.
Project Funds: $37,870.00

KOSOVAR ORGANIZATION FOR TALENT AND EDUCATION – TOKA

Project title: For youth, by youth
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Hani Elezit/Elez Han, Kaçanik/Kačanik, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Viti/Vitina
Project duration: 14 months
Theme 5. Expand Youth Participation
Project goal: Empower at-risk youth in the municipalities of Hani Elezit/Elez Han, Kaçanik/Kačanik, Gjilan/Gnjilane, and Viti/Vitina through implementing activities that offer both positive alternatives to youth, as well as develop the resilence and skills to sustain them in the long-term.
Project Funds: $24,996.00

FOUNDATION 17

Project title: Point of view
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Kosovo wide with the focus in Prishtina/Priština and Mitrovicë/a
Project duration: 10 months
Theme 5. Expand Youth Participation
Project goal: Enable a positive alternative participatory environment that encourages and empowers young women and men to engage in public life.
Project Funds: $24,578.00

ACTIVE YOUTH OF GJAKOVA

Project title: Youth for youth
Location of organization: Gjakovë/Đakovica
Location of project implementation: Gjakovë/Đakovica, Rahovec/Orahovac, Malishevë/Mališevo
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 5. Expand Youth Participation
Project goal: Prevent violent extremism through the creation of areas for productive discussion, advocacy and promotion of youth participation and development of cross-sectoral cooperation in the municipalities of Gjakovë/Đakovica, Rahovec/Orahovac and Malishevë/Mališevo.
Project Funds: $21,200.00

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