ATRC HAS SIGNED AGREEMENTS WITH AWARDEES OF THE 8TH ROUND OF GRANTS FOR E4E PROGRAM

12 July 2019 – ATRC signed agreements with ten (10) local non-governmental organizations, grantees of the 8th round of Engagement for Equity – 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 8th Round are:

DEMOCRACY FOR DEVELOPMENT – D4D

Project title: Beyond numerical parity: Empowerment of women assembly members in local governance
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Prishtinë/Priština, Kamenicë/Kamenica, Istog/k, Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, Prizren
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 1. Women in Governance and Economy
Project goal: Analyze and transform the decision-making process in Kosovo to allow for an increase of women’s substantive political participation in it, in the interest of the represented and in a responsive manner to them.
Project Funds: $42,725.50

INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER – ICDC

Project title: Empowering women in economy through entrepreneurship
Location of organization: Lipjan
Location of project implementation: Lipjan
Project duration: 9 months
Theme 1. Women in Governance and Economy
Project goal: Increase local economic growth by empowering women in the artisanal crafts, traditional food and flower industries.
Project Funds: $20,813.50

COMMUNICATION FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT – CSD

Project title: Women property rights – fiction or rule of law?
Location of organization: Gračanica/Graçanicë
Location of project implementation: Gračanica/Graçanicë, Novo Brdo/Novobërdë, Kamenicë/Kamenica, Ranilug/Ranillug, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Klokot/Kllokot, Parteš/Partesh, Štrpce/Shterpce, Peja/Peć, Klinë/Klina and Istog/k.
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 2. Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights
Project goal: Promotion of women property rights through enhancing and strengthening of women’s role in society, capacity building and improvement of cooperation with local institutions.
Project Funds: $38,160.00

BALKAN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING NETWORK – BIRN

Project title: Empowering women to seek their inheritance rights
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: Increase awareness by advocating and promoting mechanisms which ensure women to fully enjoy their property rights guaranteed by the law.
Project Funds: $43,180.00

KOSOVA WOMEN 4 WOMEN – KW4W

Project title: Stand for her property!
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Kosovo wide
Project duration: 14 months
Theme 2. Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights
Project goal: Raise awareness among women and children on women’s property & inheritance rights and empower women to seek that right.
Project Funds: $46,594.00

DEVELOPING TOGETHER

Project title: Increased awareness and capacities related to housing rights
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Prizren, Suharekë/Suvareka, Drenas/Glogovac, Obiliq/Obilić
Project duration: 10 months
Theme 3. Increased Protection and Awareness of Vulnerable Population’s Rights
Project goal: Contribute to the Kosovo society efforts in being a transparent country where the rights of marginalized people are protected with the emphasize on the vulnerable individuals and families in need for proper housing.
Project Funds: $24,194.80

KOSOVAR SOCIAL ENTREPRISE SUPPORT FOUNDATON

Project title: Advocacy for regulation on the registration procedures for social enterprises in Kosovo
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Kosovo wide
Project duration: 8 months
Theme 3. Increased Protection and Awareness of Vulnerable Population’s Rights
Project goal: Advocate for improving second legislation of the social enterprise sector toward regulation approval on the registration of social enterprises entities in Kosovo.
Project Funds: $10,900.00

DOWN SYNDROME KOSOVA

Project title: Vocational Education and Employment in relation to Disability in Kosovo
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Kosovo wide
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 4. Expand Participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
Project goal: Improve the access of students with disabilities in the field of vocational education, thus contributing to increasing employment opportunities in the labor market.
Project Funds: $46,059.05

ANIBAR

Project title: Youth 4 Change
Location of organization: Pejë/Peć
Location of project implementation: Pejë/Peć, Deçan/Dečani, Istog/k, Klinë/Klina, Junik, Gjakovë/Đakovica
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 5. Expanding Youth Participation
Project goal: Create space for constructive and substantive youth involvement on demanding more effective, transparent and accountable local and national governance.
Project Funds: $38,114.00

CENTER FOR ADVANCED STUDIES – FIT

Project title: Social Media Management – a Positive Alternative for Kosovar Youth
Location of organization: Prishtinë/Priština
Location of project implementation: Ferizaj/Uroševac, Mitrovicë/Mitrovica, Podujevë/Podujevo
Project duration: 12 months
Theme 5. Expanding Youth Participation
Project goal: Contribute to the prevention of violent extremism among youth in three municipalities, by engaging youth in Social Media Management workshops, which will increase their skill-based employability, improve their capacity for critical thinking and increase their self-confidence, thus enabling them to become active participants in the labor market.
Project Funds: $36,598.00

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