Friday, October 26, 2007

Grantees Selected for the 2007 Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects in Asia (GDHRPA)

Congratulations to the six (6) organizations below chosen as grantee for the 2007 Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects in Asia.The selection was made by a committee after carefully assessing the merits of the submitted proposals.Memorandum of Understanding will be sent to the grantees to seal approval to the the terms and conditions of the grant.

The 2007 Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects in Asia (GDHRPA) supports work that contributes to promoting Democracy and Human Rights and building of international solidarity. The grant is awarded to non-government organizations in Asia who continually play a significant role in strengthening people’s participation and empowerment in creating a civil society that respect human rights and protect democracy and peace and encourages international solidarity.

2007 Grant for Democracy and Human Rights Projects in Asia
List of Grantees

a) Short-term grant - 2 organizations will be supported for specific project, which is up to
one year term ₩3,000,000.00 (single tranche)

WSCF AP Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Manual
World Student Christian Federation Asia Pacific (WCSF AP)
Hong Kong, SAR
Necta Montes Rocas (Regional Secretary)

Bringing CEDAW to the People: A Public Education Project on the CEDAW Convention and Issues Relevant to Women in Singapore
AWARE - Association of Women for Action and Research
Tashia Peterson (CEDAW Coordinator)

b) Mid-term grant - 2 organizations will be supported for specific project, the project can be
implemented for 2 years ₩2,500,000.00 per year (single tranche) or Total of KRW 5,000,000.00

Our Rights: Foundation of Human Development and the Future
TFDP - Task Force Detainees of the Philippines
Quezon City, Philippines
Sr. Crescencia Lucero, SFIC (Exec. Director)

Alternative Education and Community Development for Displaced Children along the Burmese border, Mae Sot
Bangkok, Thailand
People's Partner for Development and Democracy (PPDD)
Anna Malindog (Executive Director)

c) Organizational grant - 2 organizations will be supported for their operating expenses for
specific project, the project can be implemented for 2 years ₩300,000/monthly for 2 years
or Total 7,200,000.00

Forwarding Democracy and Equality by Building Capacity of University Students in Malaysia
Malaysia Youth and Students Democratic Movement (DEMA)
Ooi Tze Min ( Sec. of Administration)

Forwarding Rights and Democracy by Building Capacity of Communtiy-based Youth in Malaysia
EMPOWER
Maria Chin Abdullah (Director/Pres)

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