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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Human Rights, Local development, Social Affairs

Beneficiaries: Agencies Chambers, Corporations, Development NGOs, Federations Unions, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, SMEs

Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Responsible: European commission

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The global objective of this programme shall be the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. More specifically the programme will aim at strengthening the collaboration of civil society organisations and local authorities with a view to reinforcing their ability in the provision of service delivery to the most vulnerable populations

Please also note that this call invites proposals in any one of two lots:

Lot 1: Low value grants (MUR 400,000 – 1,000,000) to Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in actions promoting achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
When choosing Lot 1, the applicant must further choose between the following two sub-lots:
Sub-lot 1A: Actions located solely in the Island of Mauritius:
Sub-lot 1B: Actions located solely in Outer Islands (Rodrigues, Agalega, St Brandon)

Lot 2: Large Value Grants (MUR 1,000,001 – 4,000,000) to Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in actions promoting achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
When choosing Lot 2, the applicant must further choose between the following two sub-lots:
Sub-lot 2A: Actions located solely in the Island of Mauritius;
Sub-lot 2B: Actions located solely in Outer Islands (Rodrigues, Agalega, St Brandon)

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
The programme will support development actions to be implemented by non-state actors and local authorities in close cooperation with local communities and the most vulnerable groups of population. The interventions to be supported under this component of the programme shall comprise of small and large -scale local development activities that will aim at improving the following three major
• MDG 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger (Target 1c);
• MDG 5;: Improve maternal health; 
• MDG 7: Ensure environmentally sustainability (Target 7c). 

Priorities
– Education of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized
– Health of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized 
– Social welfare of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized
– Creation of opportunities for social inclusion of the disable and stigmatized 
– Social entrepreneurship activities for the social inclusion of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized
– Activities in favour of sustainable livelihoods adding value to local natural resources for the poor, vulnerable and marginalized
– Women (maternal health care) and children health of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized
– Actions towards sustainable development (related to climate change, disaster management, biodiversity, etc)
– Infrastructural development to improve access to basic utilities (water and sanitation) 
– Promote and support of partnership focused projects among local NGOs/NSAs and with European CSOs/NSAs

Among financed actions
Remedial education, adult literacy, promotion of responsible parenthood, sensitisation of social issues, prevention of substance abuse and social ills; creation of opportunities for improved livelihood and social inclusion.