Haiti - Digicel : List of the 25 finalists of the 2nd Edition of the Digicel Contest «Konbit Pou Chanjman»
It should be recalled that this competition aims to subsidize 15 local non-profit organizations, by offering them the possibility of submitting a funding application for a community project in one of the following categories: education, culture, education, inclusion, access, livelihoods, and disaster prevention.
More than 450 applications from across the country were received last August and 72 were selected for the second phase. Evaluation visits on the scope of the selected projects were carried out at the end of 2018 by members of the Foundation and its Board. This process, accompanied by detailed project analyzes, resulted in the selection of 25 projects for the final phase on 17 January 2019.
Selected organizations are invited to visit Port-au-Prince from February 26 to March 1 to visit projects already funded by the Foundation, to attend training sessions on communication, leadership, management and governance. non-profit organizations and present their projects to a specially constituted jury for the occasion.
Subsequently, these organizations will be invited once again to Port-au-Prince for the grand finale to be held next March where 15 winning projects will each receive a grant of 700,000 gourdes.
"We are really pleased with the quality and ambition of the projects we have received this year. Once again, this shows the degree of significant involvement of the citizens of the different communities to positively transform their tomorrows. We warmly congratulate the organizations selected for the final and look forward to hearing from the winners in order to move to the funding stage for these projects, which will surely change the lives of many people," said Sophia Stransky, Executive Director of the Foundation. Digicel.
Lists of the 25 finalists :
Department of Artibonite :
Mapois Youth Development Organization (OJEMAD);
Rasanbleman Peyizan "Hatte Sance" for Yon Demen Miyò (RaPHaDeM);
Community Action for Education and Development around Lake Péligre (ACEDLP).
Center Department :
Union of Progressive Youth of Maïssade;
Women's Movement for the Development of Grand'Anse (MOFEDGA).
Department of Grande Anse :
Reasonable Unit for Concrete Action on a Progressive Line (URACSULP);
Haitian initiative for the supervision of the destitute peasants of the Nippes (INHEPADEN).
Department of Nippes :
Haitian Social Development Movement (MDSH);
Association of Young Northers for a New Alternative Development (AJENONADE).
North Department :
Producer Association Vanille Limbé (APROVAL);
Research Group on Environment and Agricultural Development (GREDA).
Northeast Department :
Lavi Pou Timoun Yo (LAPTY);
Wane-Solon Progressive Youth Association (AJPW).
North West Department :
Morne Chrétien in Action (MCA / North West);
Peasant Association for Social Economic Development (APPDES);
West Department :
Haitian Center for the Promotion of Agriculture and the Protection of the Environment (CEHPAPE);
Fraternity of Our Lady;
Evangelical Christian Church of Morin;
The Arc-en-Ciel House;
Union of Progressive Youth for the Advancement of Grand-Bois Cornillon (UJPAGC);
Association of Volunteers for the Reform and Development of Saint John of the South (AVOREDES);
Group of Mutual Aid for the Renewal of Haiti.
South Department :
Aksyon Jenes Anfans POU Devlopman Ekonomik ak Sosyal (JAKDESA).
Southeast Department :
Regional Coordination of Southeast Organizations (CROSE);
Union of Fishermen's Associations of Marigot (UNAPMA) Inyon Asosyasyon Fishing Marigo (INAPMA).