The Rights and Voice Initiative awards grants to non-government organisations in Ghana which help vulnerable groups express themselves and demand their rights.
In recent years civil society organisations have moved away from a welfare approach towards a rights-based approach to helping the poor.
There is a new emphasis on empowerment, advocacy and other actions to support poor people’s rights. Aims
The purpose of RAVI is “enhanced citizen engagement in Ghana aiming at the respect, protection and fulfilment of civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights”.
It is designed to:
Civil society organizations which are eligible to apply include faith-based organizations, trades unions, non-governmental organisations, networks, coalitions and various other bodies.
Civil society organizations who wish to apply must satisfy both of the following conditions:
For more information and application, see: >Rights and Voice Initiative Grants
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