2017 Mini-Grant Report

The Quaker Earthcare Witness Mini-Grant Working Group approved the following projects for the 2017 fiscal year. Congratulations, Friends.

Bolivian Friends Int'l Bilingual Center, in La Paz Bolivia, received a grant to plant trees along a street in El Alto, near La Paz for beautification, shade and greening the area.

Pro-Nica - Acahualt Women's Center, in a poor neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua received a grant to reprint and distribute family planning materials through the Women’s Center. We received a copy of the materials that were shared with the population committee.

Eglise Evangelique de Amis au Rwanda, in Kigali, Rwanda, received a grant for for tree planting and seminar program for environmental protection.

Whittier Monthly Meeting, in Springville, Iowa, received funds for the construction and installation of rain barrels for their pollinator garden. 

Burlington Friends Meeting, in Burlington Vermont, undertook a project at the Dzaleka Refugee Camp to create a Community Garden. 

Old Haverford Friends Meeting, in Haverford, PA, received funds to support a film project in Uganda, called “Struck by My Own Hands,” documents efforts a case study of post conflict challenges in northern Ugandan communities.

Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting received funds to support the work of a Friend named, O, in a project that facilitated spiritual support for their climate justice campaigns.

Monteverde Friends Meeting, in Costa Rica, received funds toward their work of an emergency water system that became an apparent need after they lost water after the tropical storm.