Australian embassy in Lisbon : 2019-2020 Direct Aid Program for Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe and Guinea Bissau

Australian embassy in Lisbon : 2019-2020 Direct Aid Program for Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe and Guinea Bissau

The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a small grants program managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that works directly with communities in developing countries. It focuses on supporting small-scale aid activities that deliver practical and tangible results.

DAP supports local community efforts towards poverty reduction and engages a wide range of partners including non-government organisations, community groups, educational institutions, health facilities and local governments.

Through helping people in need, Australia demonstrates that it is a supportive and trusted partner in addressing global aid challenges in partner countries, including Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe.

Focus sectors :

  • education
  • health
  • water and sanitation
  • environmental protection
  • women’s empowerment and gender equality
  • supporting people with disabilities
  • economic livelihoods
  • food security
  • human rights

Grant information :

Funding per project is limited to €15.000.

Timeline :

The deadline for submitting applications is 4 August (midnight, Portuguese time).

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