Government gives financial support to CSOs

By IGIHE
On 28 September 2017 at 09:51

Twelve Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have been awarded with a grant of Rwf300 million, Rwf25 million each, to continue with the implementation of programmes that are intended to transform people’s livelihoods.
In line with the seven years government programme, the government of Rwanda through Rwanda Governance Board (RGB), jointly with the One UN via UNDP initiated the joint programme on strengthening CSOs for responsive and accountable governance in Rwanda to contribute to the overall (...)

Twelve Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have been awarded with a grant of Rwf300 million, Rwf25 million each, to continue with the implementation of programmes that are intended to transform people’s livelihoods.

In line with the seven years government programme, the government of Rwanda through Rwanda Governance Board (RGB), jointly with the One UN via UNDP initiated the joint programme on strengthening CSOs for responsive and accountable governance in Rwanda to contribute to the overall implementation of the Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS2)

The benefitting CSOs had earlier submitted their project proposals in four areas; family cohesion, agriculture, environment protection and legal aid.

Speaking at the awarding ceremony, RGB chief executive officer, Professor Anastase Shyaka said that different ministries and institutions supported the exercise as it complements their programmes.


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