Dear Skybirds, here are October's highlights of your favorite newsletter:

Learnings and Challenges - Rehabilitating the Degraded Land of Selga 20 kebele

Written by washadmin | Oct 28, 2023

Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) Benishangul Gumuz Regional Branch was established in 1997 and is located in the capital city of the region, Assosa. Besides providing 24-hours free ambulance and related humanitarian services, the branch has been implementing development activities in the region for the last 12 years in different parts of the region with the support of Austria …

>>> Continue Reading
Learnings and Challenges - Rehabilitating the Degraded Land of Selga 20 kebele, ERCS Benishangul Gumuz Regional Branch Skybird Cycle I Micro Project.
A short video summary about a training on Market Based Programming for WASH that was conducted by Uganda Red Cross in September 2023 is now available on Skybird YouTube channel. You can access it here. The key reference document for this training is the Global WASH Clusters guidance document on market based programming for WASH.
Below is a short comic-style-summary of the training event.
IFRC statement on the evacuation order of Al Quds hospital in Gaza
Israel / Gaza Conflict: the response so far
Armenia one month on: Four sisters among many looking for a new home
Mauritania: Cash for families affected by food insecurity offers ’choice and dignity’
>>> View these IFRC’s news and press releases here.


  • PRO-WASH & SCALE - The new USAID/BHA funded 4 year activity Practice, Research, and Operations in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene and Strengthening Capacity in Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Environment (PRO-WASH & SCALE) is working on WASH, integrated water resource management, agriculture, natural resource management, markets, and livelihoods.
    Capacity Strengthening and Localization, Applied Research, Adaptation, and Knowledge Management, and Coordination and Collaboration are its main pillars. In addition to the partners that collaborated in previous projects, they are looking forward to connecting with even more practitioners, researchers, thought leaders, and idealists working in this space! Learn more here.
  • Funding opportunity - The Box Impact Fund will award a total of $150K to six different nonprofits pursuing digital transformation projects in crisis response, child welfare, or the environment. Each selected organization will receive a $25K grant to put towards expanding their tech capacities, with a goal to implement new systems in the field or improve infrastructure projects. More details are available on their website, including eligibility guidelines, application information, and evaluation criteria. The deadline to apply is November 8, 2023, with grantees announced in February 2024.
twitter linkedin 
Email Marketing Powered by MailPoet