? 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
? 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.