A call for projects for the Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR) grant. RSWR is calling on women-led, income-generating projects in Kenya. RSWR provides them with seed grants to help implement their projects.
RSWR is a Quaker organization that is supported primarily by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the United States. RSWR gives grants to groups of marginalized women in Guatemala, Kenya, Sierra Leone, and India to fund individual small business projects.
Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR) is an independent Quaker not-for-profit organization through partnerships around the world.
The project RSWR provides employment alternatives so that they can move out of poverty.
RSWR has two main goals:
- Providing grants for women in the developing.
- Help the United States learn about the negative effects of poverty in the developing world.
Eligibility and Requirements
Applicants must meet the following:
- RSWR supports income-generating, self-employment projects for poor women who are members of a self-help group.
- The grants is only for women-led enterprise in Kenya.
- All groups must be self-directed by the women beneficiaries themselves.
- The leadership and management must come from within the group.
- The group cannot be formed or managed by outside coordinators.
What You Stand to Gain from the Right Sharing of World Resources Grant
- Grants given will be up to US $5,500 for a one-year project.
- Participants should represent a group.
- Only one grant per group.
- Exceptions can be made to the above, only if it is clearly shown that a second grant supports a different group.
Click here to apply.
Applications should be submitted by November 30, 2023.
For more information, visit the official webpage of The Right Sharing of World Resources (RSWR).