2006 winners

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2006 winners

    2006 winners

? The establishment of a “Green brigade” team of 1,200 women to clean the

    streets of Ougadougou, Burkina Faso

    A “Keep Ougadougou clean” project that provides regular employment to

    needy women while promoting cleanliness.

    ? Village of Hope Rwanda, provides for basic needs, life skills and social

    amenities to disadvantaged women and orphans living in Kigali, especially

    HIV-positive women survivors of the genocide.

    ? Saint Nicodemus chain of homes, Cameroon, A street children rescue and

    reintegrating programme that facilitates home placement, of underprivileged

    children in Douala.

    ? Job Creation through Restoration of Historic Centres of Palestine.

    Riwaq-centre for architectural conservation provides opportunities for people

    to earn a living while at the same time promoting, restoring and preserving

    cultural heritage.

    ? Ahmedabad Slum Networking Programme India. An infrastructure and

    service provision programme that improves the livelihoods of people living

    and working in Ahmedabad slum areas, with the active participation of the


    ? Talisay Rivers for Environmental and Economic Sustainability Project,


    Community-based resource management project that prevents soil erosion and

    encroachment into periphery land, and reduces flood risks.

    ? Ha Tien - Habitats Handbags, Vietnam. An innovative approach to

    conserving the Phu My wetland and providing income to the inhabitants of

    this part of the Mekong delta.

    ? Parla’s Citizen’s Forum. We All Count. - Spain

    Participatory planning and provision of social services in Parla, a marginalised

    suburb of Madrid.

    ? Urban Management and Participative Governance: Neiva’s Commune10 –


    A civic engagement, transparent and accountable approach to resource

    management in the Neiva Commune 10 slum.

    ? Sustainable Solid Waste Management Programme in the City of Carhuaz,


    A community participatory approach to disposing solid wastes in an

    environmentally friendly manner.

    For Best Practice transfers

    ? Rede Jovem de Cidadania BeloHorizonte, Brazil. Youth citizenship

    network that uses the media for social dialogue, capacity building, diffusion

    and transfer of innovations to empower youth countrywide.

    ? Grassroots Women International Academy (GWIA). An international

    mechanism that facilitates the collection, sharing, scaling-up and transferring

    of grassroots women’s best practices.

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