Each SMO will receive up to $250 000 to test their innovative solutions in partnership with local organizations over a 6-15 month period.
The selected ideas seek to advance gender equality and empower women and girls, by addressing various challenges related to agriculture, health, education, safety and technology.
Learn more about the funded projects here, and look out for stories and lessons learned from the testing process on our website in the coming months.
FIT has selected nine (9) Canadian small and medium-sized organizations to receive funding in the program’s first intake.
The selected innovations address challenges related to agriculture, health, education, safety and technology, with a focus on empowering women and girls.
The successful organizations will be testing their ideas in ten different countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, including Ethiopia, India, Guatemala, Kenya, Nicaragua, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.