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Offer: Call For Applications: DFID: Global Poverty Action Fund

The Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF) is a demand-led fund supporting projects focused on poverty reduction and pursuit of the MDGs through tangible changes to poor people’s lives including through: service delivery, empowerment and accountability and work on conflict, security and justice. Projects will be selected on the basis of demonstrable impact on poverty, clarity of outputs and outcomes, and value for money. Deadline for applications: September 19, 2011.


The second funding round for the Impact Window opened on Monday 1 August. This will be a 2-stage process, Concept Note and Full Proposal. Organisations are encouraged to read the guidelines for the fund (under Imact Window Documents section) and, if eligible, apply using the attached Application Form. The deadline for applications is 19 September 2011.

The next funding round for the Innovation Window is due to open in October 2011.


erica's picture

Making poverty history through fair trade

NDOP HANDICRAFT ASSOCIATION{NDOPCRAFT}is Non-Governmental,Apolitical and Not for Profit Making,Fair Trade Association based in Cameroon.The main objective of NDOPCRAFT ,is to Improve the Welbeing and Safeguard the Livelihood of marginalised Artisans and Farmers through FAIR TRADE.Whereby producers within the informal sector receive just reward for their efforts and products.
By providing professional and non exploitative services between producer partners and formal market structures.

Support and securing of the organisation structure and the economical situation of producers ,especially women.
Development and realization of new management and marketing techniques based on ICT Technology to accelerate sustainable development in rural communities throughout Cameroon.
Creation and support of incomes for producers.
Creation of jobs in rural areas to combat rural exodus.
Self-reliance development {do-it your-self}
TO support the economic situation of Women.
To collaborate with other related organisations and institutions working towards the improvement of peoples
To cooperate with organizations and institutions for the prevention of HIV/AIDS.
To practice environmental protection and apply ecological principles in producing and marketing.
To respect sound ethical values of commercial practice and abide by the principles of FAIR TRADE .

Fair trade therefore present us with the opportunity to broaden and expand our network for the purposes of presenting our culture,people, ideas and products ,.Music Instruments ,baskets ,mask ,household articles ,stools ,gifts ,coffee ,cocoa ,foodstuff,Voacanga ,etc

.Learning alternative ways of doing things ,making new alliances and to strengthen existing ones.Forming part of a world -wide process,that will impact on all our lives in making poverty history.By supporting fair trade you bring us closer to achieving the MDGS


Best regards

Breese's picture

Hi Erica, It sounds like a

Hi Erica,
It sounds like a great project! If you want to apply, click the link above to learn about how. World Pulse is not processing the applications, you have to go through DFID. Good luck!

erica's picture


Hi Breese ,
Yes you are correct.I have a great project in hand but we need people like you help us succeed .We do not have good project writers so our organization is seeking the support of project writers to help us raise funds to make our project a reality.
Can you please help us in that direction?
We look forward to your assistance


Breese's picture

Hi Erica, I wish I could help

Hi Erica,
I wish I could help directly with your project, but I have some ways I can help you get the assistance and resources you need.

Resource Exchange: You can post a "Need" in the resource exchange for a volunteer to assist you in this. Be as detailed and specific as possible so readers get all the information they need to respond appropriately.

Check out the Fundraising Guide I posted in Sharing Solutions for tips on fundraising and proposal writing:

I hope this helps!

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