Sustainable finance for chimpanzee conservation and green-recovery in Hoima, Uganda


Uganda
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative
darwin initiative

Ref: CV19RR26

Status: Current

Round:
1
Funding Scheme:
Covid19 Rapid Response
Start Date:
01-01-21
End Date:
31-03-21
Funding:
£54,033.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Uganda
Project Summary:
This project aims to enhance economic resilience of community-based grassroots organisations - the Private Forest Owners Association (PFOA) and its enterprise arm, Village Saving and Loan Association (VSLA) - during Covid-19, by providing additional capital to implement sustainable financing model where a portion of interest repayment directly fund PFOA’s conservation activities. Training provided will strengthen VSLA governance and adapt activities to physical distancing norms, and affordable new credits provided to its members to pursue biodiversity-friendly enterprises created by current Darwin project.


Documents:
Title: CV19RR26 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2021-02-17 00:00:00