AWDF inviting Great Ideas for 16 Days Campaigns focused on African Women’s Rights in the Workplace

Deadline: 24 April 2019

To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is awarding grants to women’s rights organisations raising awareness, building campaigns and mobilizing women workers to demand for their rights and an end to violence in the world of work.

AWDF will therefore, support women’s rights organisations and groups employing innovative approaches, methodologies, tools and resources that show positive results in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls in the world of work.

AWDF is interested to hear great ideas for 16 Days campaigns focused on African women’s rights in the workplace.

Funding Information

Let AWDF know how applicants plan to use $2000 to run an innovative event, campaign or series of activities to address violence against women and girls in the world of work!

Eligibility Criteria

  • In keeping with AWDF’s mandate, AWDF accept applications from African women’s organisations, and particularly encourage worker-led initiatives to apply.
  • AWDF is particularly interested to hear from African women’s organisations mobilizing for the protection of women’s rights and an end to violence in the informal economy and in domestic work.
  • Interested small sized women’s rights organisations should send in their proposal using the AWDF online portal.
  • The applicant must also complete and include a financial management assessment form and an outcome form that is provided in the portal.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via the given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, visit this link.

  • Avatar Mark says:

    Thank you.Community Empowerment Agency Kamwenge will apply

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Mark,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

      • Avatar beatrice says:

        thanks for this opportunity because that’s what we have been looking for .

        • Avatar Komal says:

          Hi Beatrice,

          To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

          Good Luck!

  • Avatar Vongai Matonhodze says:

    Thank you! Self Help Development Foundation will apply.

  • Avatar Dada says:

    Great announcement, Actions for Rapid Development-Africa will apply

  • Avatar Nahid says:

    we interest

  • Avatar Roselyn Nasimiyu says:

    A good initiative for African women

  • Avatar Everlyne says:

    Thanks for this announcement. The Rock Shalom will apply.

  • Avatar KILIAN NOMBO says:

    Thanks for fund!!! our organization is farmers groups network in Tanzania, so our question is that! organization is eligible for that fund???

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi KILIAN NOMBO,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Judy says:

    Thank you. We have been waiting for this,Uongozi is looking forward to apply and implement with alot of passion.

  • Avatar Judy says:

    Thank you.We were waiting for this,Uongozi will apply and implement with alot of passion

  • Avatar Judy says:

    Thank you we Uongozi we will apply and implement with passion

  • Avatar Community Action for Rural Development-- Sierra Leone says:

    Dear sir,
    We are interested to be part of the AWDF by submitting a project proposal

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Dear Friend,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Community Action for Rural Development-- Sierra Leone says:

    Dear sir/Madam,
    We are a local non governmental organization led by women, operating in the northern region of Sierra Leone.We are interested in submitting a proposal on 16 days activism.
    Best regards,
    Zainab

  • Avatar Mutaka Liz says:

    Hi am the chairman moliz Investments ltd.its an organization formed by a group of women whose activities are towards helping each other through difficulties.However how to apply?

    • Avatar Komal says:

      Hi Mutaka Liz,

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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