Case studies

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights

Affordable HIV/AIDS care and support is provided to towns and villages in the four Indian states mostly affected by the disease. The project tackles stigma at a local level and helps to sustain a non-discriminatory schooling environment for children.

Improving forest management and livelihoods of the rural poor in the insular Caribbean

Improving forest management and livelihoods of the rural poor in the insular Caribbean

The overall objective is to maximise the contribution of sustainable forest management to the rural poor in the insular Caribbean by building capacity for institutional arrangements, which optimise the socio-economic contribution of forest resources.

Poverty Reduction Programme in Jamaica

Poverty Reduction Programme in Jamaica

In 2004, Hurricane Ivan ravaged Jamaica, causing extensive damage. A lack of access to basic quality infrastructure and a widespread feeling of helplessness currently exist among the poor communities. This project aims to respond to their needs.

Increasing the sustainability of the energy sector in the Caribbean

Increasing the sustainability of the energy sector in the Caribbean

The project seeks to promote a transition away from a dependency on imported fossil fuels and toward the use of sustainable energy technologies as a means of achieving poverty alleviation and security for the Caribbean

Poverty Reduction Programme in Jamaica - PRP-II

Poverty Reduction Programme in Jamaica - PRP-II

PRP-II focuses on direct and concrete support to the residents living in volatile communities. The programme promotes community based projects where the communities decide what their needs are and put a project together.