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French Embassy launches 2019 “Gambia-Senegal Gender Initiatives” Call for Proposals / Lancement de l’Appel à Projets "PISCCA 2019"

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 16, 2019 from Brazil

The French Embassy in Senegal has launched its 2019 “Gambia-Senegal Gender Initiatives” Call for Proposals.

The PISCCA (Innovative Project of Civil Societies and Coalitions of Actors) is a program initiated by the Embassy of France, with the ambition to promote the initiatives of the civil society in Senegal and Gambia.

The general objective of PISCCA « Promoting Gender Initiatives in Senegal and The Gambia » is to promote the emergence of empowered women, better considered in society and able to participate actively in the emergence of their country.

Projects should not exceed a twelve (12) month period. Projects may take place in Senegal, The Gambia or simultaneously in both countries.

The amount of the grant which can be assigned by the French Embassy for each project will be between 5,000€ (equivalent to 3,279,785 CFA francs / 279,329.60 Dalasis) and 30,000 € (equivalent to 19,678,710 CFA francs / 1,675,977.65 Dalasis).

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Eligibility: Non-profit organizations (NGOs, associations, unions, etc.), legally recognized, of local law and operational since over 12 months; think-tanks and research institutes.

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Jill Langhus
May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

May 18, 2019
May 18, 2019

I work with a legally recognized organisation (Oak Aid FOUNDATION) in Nigeria. Can we apply as we hope to be in Gambia for one of our projects?

Kindly respond please.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

Please verify the details of the eligibility criteria (go to the informed website).
Anyway the posting already explains "Projects may take place in Senegal, The Gambia or simultaneously in both countries."
Ana Isabel