Embassy of Japan in Mozambique: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects 2019

Deadline: 15 February 2019

The Embassy of Japan in Mozambique is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects 2019 which is intended to respond various development needs in a prompt and proper manner in order to directly support community-based organizations such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs), schools and local governments.

Priority Areas in Mozambique

Priority areas are the areas that aim to improve Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as Education, Health and Water and Sanitation.  Nevertheless, projects in other areas will also be considered. Examples of the past projects include:

  • Education
    • Construction of classrooms, school latrines, water cisterns, fences; acquisition of desks and chairs; Installation of electricity
  • Health,Water and Sanitation
    • Construction of health facilities (health center, pregnant women’s waiting house, SAAJ, etc)
    • Construction of boreholes, latrines, and training for water committees
  • Others
    • Construction of small scale irrigation system,waste management
    • Gender issues, social welfare, supporting orphanages

Funding Information

  • The maximum grant amount per project is 10 million JPY (approximately 87,700 USD, depending on the JPY-USD exchange rate set at the beginning of each fiscal year).
  • Any project with budget more than 3 million JPY(approximately 26, 000 USD) needs to be audited by an external auditor and such cost can be included in the total budget.

Time Frame

The approved project has to be completed within 1 year (maximum) from the grant contract signing date.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible recipients to the GGP are community-based nonprofit organizations that implement development projects at grass-roots level.
  • Examples include international and local NGOs, local public authorities such as provincial and district governments, educational institutions such as primary and secondary schools, and medical institutions such as hospitals and health centers.
  • Except for extraordinary circumstances (such as post-disaster or – conflict relief), national and international governmental organizations are not eligible for the GGP. Neither individuals nor profit oriented organizations are eligible for the GGP.

How to Apply

The applications can be submitted either via email, post, fax or hand delivery at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Mozambique

For more information, please visit https://www.mz.emb-japan.go.jp/itprtop_pt/index.html

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