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http://www.cdnaids.ca/ > English > Projects > Projects by Subject > CIDA > Canadian International Development Agency HIV/AIDS Small Grants: Project Outlines The attached information sheets provide an overview of projects that Canadian HIV/AIDS organizations have developed with their overseas partners through small grants from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Also included is the press release from CIDA which gives a brief description of projects that are not included in the attached information sheets. Both the information sheets and press release provide contact information out the Canadian project partners. .. .. AIDS Calgary Awareness Association - Child Foundation of India .. .. Project Summary .. .. This project will enle AIDS Calgary Awareness Association and the Child Foundation of India to embark on a twinning project together. The project will include training exchanges (or internships) for staff of both organizations. Through the course of the twinning project, AIDS Calgary will assist the Child Foundation of India to estlish a new Prison Project providing HIV/AIDS prevention and support to prisoners in the city prison of Visakhapatanam (province of Andhra Pradesh). .. .. Purpose .. .. The purpose of this project is to enhance the skills of the Child Foundation of India and AIDS Calgary Awareness Association in order to improve services for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. This will be accomplished by both organizations sharing their expertise, experience, resources and learning new approaches for programming. By expanding our respective horizons, we will learn more out the HIV/AIDS epidemic in other regions of the world and help build a concerted effort to reduce its harms.

-- Anonymous, April 19, 2002

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http://www.cdnaids.ca/ > English > Projects > Projects by Subject > CIDA > Canadian International Development Agency HIV/AIDS Small Grants: Project Outlines

Maria Minna Congratulates the Recipients of Grants that Encourage Partnerships Between Canada and Developing Countries to Help Fight HIV/AIDS .. .. (2000-39;40;41;42) News Release June 20, 2000 .. .. Ottawa Maria Minna, Canada's Minister for International Cooperation, today congratulated the recipients of a series of small grants that will help organizations in Canada and in developing countries establish partnerships to fight HIV/AIDS. .. .. "This initiative encourages the development of innovative new approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention and programming," Minister Minna said. .. .. Sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and administered by the Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH), the HIV/AIDS Small Grants Program awards sums of up to $50,000 for initiatives that encourage partnerships between Canadian organizations and those in developing countries or countries in transition to address HIV/AIDS priority issues. The establishment of the grant program is part of the implementation of CIDA's HIV/AIDS Action Plan. .. .. A call for proposals was issued in April and the submissions were reviewed by a committee convened by the CSIH that included representatives from government, non-governmental organizations and universities. The winners were announced on June 1 during a CIDA- sponsored international AIDS conference in Toronto.

Alberta .. .. 11. AIDS Calgary, in partnership with Child Foundation of India, is one of the awards recipients. The purpose of their project is to enhance the skills of the Child Foundation of India and AIDS Calgary in order to improve services for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. This will be accomplished by both organizations sharing their expertise, experience and resources. Through the training exchanges, Child Foundation of India will be able to learn new and innovative approaches by studying AIDS Calgary's programs. AIDS Calgary staff will also provide hands-on assistance in establishing or strengthening the programs of the Foundation. .. .. Contact: San Patten AIDS Calgary Telephone: 403-508-2500 E-mail: spatten@aidscalgary.org

-- Anonymous, April 19, 2002


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