Embassy of Japan in Zambia Grants for Grassroots Projects
The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Zambia is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects programme to support various development and human security projects at the grassroots level, proposed by non-governmental Organisations (NGOs), local government bodies, and other non-profit associations, by providing them with a relatively small amount of funding of not more than 10 million Japanese Yen (approximately 90,000 USD).
In Zambia, this programme was introduced in 1990 and over 160 projects have been supported since its inception.
Under this programme, some important social services and facilities such as boreholes and water reticulation systems in communities; training facilities for women; health facilities; classrooms for orphans; shelter for street children, and so on, have been set up.
The programme primarily supports projects that require new or additional facilities, equipment and/or materials.
- Must be a recognised and well established NGO, Hospital, School, Clinic, or Local Government body seeking funding to carry out Developmental Projects geared towards grassroots assistance. Particular attention is given to projects focusing on areas such as primary education, primary health care, poverty relief, and support for those less privileged namely orphans, people with disabilities, and women.
- NGO/Institution must have a good track record of implementing projects successfully.
- NGOs/Institutions that have been in existence for more than two (2) years and must have a good financial base.
- individuals and profit-making institutions MAY NOT APPLY.For more information and application details, see; Embassy of Japan in Zambia Grants for Grassroots Projects