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Sectors: Human Rights, Humanitarian, Information, Justice - Security, Public Management, Social Affairs, Town planning

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, International Organisation, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, Schools, Training centres, Universities

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Responsible: European Commission

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This Call for proposals aims to reinforce the capacities of Non State Actors (NSAs) with the aim of improving their strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of poverty alleviation projects; to foster a more coherent and informed approach to poverty issues among decision makers and NSAs; and to complement other ongoing NSA empowerment and poverty alleviation programmes in their fight to reduce poverty.

Priorities and funded actions:

This Call is divided into 2 Lots:
* Lot 1: Low value grants to Non State Actors to build up their capacity at poverty alleviation (1 273 764.25 euros)
– Sub-lot 1A: Actions located solely in Island of Mauritius: 955 323.19 euro (75%)
– Sub-lot 1B: Actions located solely in Outer Islands (Rodrigues, Agalega, St Brandon): 318 441.06 euro (25%)

* Lot 2: Low Value Grants to support partnership focused projects among local NGOs on thematic clusters and to promote partnerships with international NGOs (174 283.62 euro)
– Sub-lot 2A: Actions located solely in Island of Mauritius: 130 712.71 euro (75%)
– Sub-lot 2B: Actions located solely in Outer Islands (Rodrigues, Agalega, St Brandon): 43 570.90 euro (25%)

Objectives 
– Education of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised
– Health of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised
– Social welfare of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised
– Creation of opportunities for social inclusion of the disabled and stigmatised
– Social entrepreneurship activities for the social inclusion of the poor, vulnerable & marginalised
– Activities in favour of sustainable livelihoods adding value to local natural resources for the poor, vulnerable & marginalised
– Women’s empowerment and gender issues
– Promote and support of partnership focused projects among local NGOs/ NSAs on thematic clusters with regional/ international NGOs/ NSAs

Among financed actions
– Improvement to infrastructure
– Education and training
– Care