Monday, 12 August 2013

Japan Water Forum Fund 2013 for Grassroots NGOs

Deadline: 19 August 2013

The Japan Water Forum (JWF) Fund 2013 is accepting proposals from grassroots organizations in developing countries to work on projects related to water and sanitation.

The Japan Water Forum’s vision is of a world where everyone enjoys the lasting benefits and values of safe water. It promotes an understanding of the fundamental impact of water on everyone’s lives, leading to decisive action to address the water issues on the planet. It works in Japan, in the Asia-Pacific Region and Worldwide. It acts as a facilitator between  acts as facilitator for Governments, international & UN organizations, developments banks, water partnerships, private sector, NGOs / Civil Society Organizations and the Academia.

JWF Funding can be requested for projects related to:

    Installation of rainwater-harvesting tanks, ponds or digging wells;
    Development of small scale water supply systems;
    Building new toilets and upgrading existing sanitation facilities;
    Prevention of water-related disasters projects;
    Establishment and encouragement of water-efficient irrigation;
    Solving gender issues on water and sanitation;
    Water environment restoration activities.

The JWF Fund provides grants of US $1000 per project/organization. Grassroots-based NGOs in the following countries can apply for this funding opportunity:

Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé e Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia (49 countries)

For more information, visit this link.

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