2011–2012 ANNUAL REPORT
Governance Grants

Action for Genuine Democratic Alternatives (AGENDA)
Monrovia, Liberia – $33,900
Monitoring and reportage of the Liberia 2011 elections.

Action for Genuine Democratic Alternatives (AGENDA)
Monrovia, Liberia – $132,565
Support for increasing transparency in Fiscal Policy Management.

Africulturban
Dakar, Senegal – $10,000
Support for the creation of a Hip Hop Academy, the first center for training and documentation in Hip Hop and urban culture in Senegal.
africulturban.org

Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA)
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – $10,000
Support for a local level participatory budget project.

Centre for Citizens Participation with the African Union (CCP-AU)
Nairobi, Kenya – $40,000
Support for Defending Democracy Workshop
ccpau.org

Centre for Citizens Participation with the African Union (CCP-AU)
Nairobi, Kenya – $69,500
Support for the ICC and Africa meeting in Nairobi.
ccpau.org

Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition
Harare, Zimbabwe – $41,000
The provision of technical assistance (facilitated by a team of local and international experts) to democratic actors during the Drafting Stage of the Constitution Making Process in Zimbabwe (the "Constitution Drafting Technical Support Project").
crisiszimbabwe.org

Fahamu – Networks for Social Justice
Nairobi, Kenya – $78,750
Supporting Women's Engagement with the Peace and Security Council of the African Union.
fahamu.org

Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy (FOHRD)
Monrovia, Liberia – $95,100
To promote popular participation in the decentralization of governance systems in Liberia.

Foundation for Human Rights Initiative
Kampala, Uganda – $10,000
To provide support for the Fifth African Democracy Forum General Assembly.
fhri.or.ug

Inter-Faith Action for Peace in Africa (IFAPA)
Dakar, Senegal
Nairobi, Kenya
– $20,000
To support the set-up of a regional office.
ifapa-africa.org

International Video Fair Trust Charity
Harare, Zimbabwe – $15,000
To support the screening of “An African Election” on the Zimbabwe International Film Festival and for film workshops and community outreach through mobile cinema.

Katswe Sistahood
Harare, Zimbabwe – $10,000
To support the convening of the first ever Zimbabwe Feminist Forum.
katswesistahood.org

Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF)
Nairobi, Kenya – $130,000
Support for the Africa Grantmakers’ Network (AGN) 2011-2013 Strategic Plan, including operational costs.
kcdf.or.ke

Kubatana Trust
Harare, Zimbabwe – $10,000
For hosting of the first ever TEDxHarare Ideas Forum to offer a platform for the sharing of innovative and inspiring ideas across sectors in Zimbabwe.
kubatana.net

Liberia National Law Enforcement Association (LINLEA)
Monrovia, Liberia – $130,940
Enhancing Liberia’s Security Sector Reform Program.

Liberia Peace Building Office/Peace Building Fund
Monrovia, Liberia – $74,182
To strengthen early warning and early response mechanisms through County Peace Committees in Liberia.
unpbf.org/countries/liberia

Magamba Cultural Activist Network
Harare, Zimbabwe – $15,000
Hosting of the “Shoko International Spoken Word and Hip Hop Festival” as well as the Youth Activism and the Arts and New Media Project activities.
magambanetwork.com

Mandela Institute for Development Studies
Johannesburg, South Africa – $100,000
To support the African Heritage Research Program.
minds-africa.org

National Civil Society Movement for Peace, Democracy and Development
Bissau, Guinea Bissau – $10,000
Commission for the organization of a national conference on peace and development.

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency
Midrand, South Africa – $15,000
Support for civil society participation at the third Africa Regional Meeting on Aid Effectiveness.
nepad.org

Pamberi Trust
Harare, Zimbabwe – $135,000
To ensure the institutional sustainability of Pamberi Trust
zimbabwearts.org

Pamberi Trust
Harare, Zimbabwe – $15,000
For operational support including hosting TrustAfrica programming in Zimbabwe.
zimbabwearts.org

Pamberi Trust
Harare, Zimbabwe – $3,600
Support for the Human Rights and Culture Newspaper Headlines Memorialization project.
zimbabwearts.org

Poverty Reduction Forum Trust
Harare, Zimbabwe – $15,000
Survey and dissemination of information on key issues on basic needs.
prftzim.org

Press Union of Liberia
Monrovia, Liberia – $43,370
To raise awareness of peri-urban and rural citizens about the role of the national legislature.
pressunionlib.net

Rights & Rice Foundation (RRF)
Monrovia, Liberia – $135,365
Contribution to the Consolidation of Democracy and Good Governance in Liberia.

Southern Africa Trust
Midrand, South Africa – $12,000
General support to Southern Africa Trust.
southernafricatrust.org

Southern Africa Trust
Midrand, South Africa – $8,000
To support high-level conference on “The Challenges of Regional Integration for Poverty Reduction.”
southernafricatrust.org

United Muslim Women Advocacy and Empowerment Organization (UMWAEO)
Monrovia, Liberia – $103,915
Educating, sensitizing and building rural women capacity for sustainable community development.

Universiteit Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa – $26,000
Mobility support for 12 researchers to attend the ISTR Africa Research Network Conference at Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.
sun.ac.za

Women NGOs Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL)
Monrovia, Liberia – $144,290
To independently monitor and assess the effectiveness of the Liberian government’s free primary education policy, particularly in relation to female wards.
wongosol.org

Women Peace and Security Network Africa (WIPSEN-Africa)
Accra, Ghana – $10,000
To support the “Protest of One Thousand Women” from West African countries in solidarity with the women of Cote d’Ivoire.
wipsen-africa.org/wipsen

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD)
Harare, Zimbabwe – $20,000
To support campaigns on social and economic rights and the Zimbabwe Debt.
zimcodd.org.zw

Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts
Harare, Zimbabwe – $20,000
Support documentary Basilwizi ‘People of the Great River’
ziva.org

Equitable Development
Grants

Centre d’Etudes, de Documentation et de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (CEDRES)
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – $9,738
For a research project by Mr. Akouwerabou B. Denis entitled “Public Contracts and SMEs in Burkina Faso: What Level of Governance.”
cedres.bf

The Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society
Cape Town, South Africa – $50,000
The CASAS Language Project: Harmonizing and Standardizing African Languages for Education and Development.
casas.co.za

Centre for Studies and Research in Economics and Management (CEREG)
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $33,460
Proposal writing workshop (February 7-8, 2012).

Centre for Studies and Research in Economics and Management (CEREG)
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project by Mr. Christian Lambert Nguena, “Financing SMEs in Cameroon in the Context of a Financial Crisis.”

Centre for Studies and Research on Analysis and Economic Policies
Brazzaville, Congo – $50,000
For a research project by Mr. Jean-Christophe Boungou Bazika entitled “The Incidence of Fiscal and Custom Policies on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Economic Community of Central Africa States.”

Centre Ivoirien de Recherches Economiques et Sociales
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire – $17,046
For a research project entitled “The Investment Climate and the Productive Performance of the Private Sector in West Africa.”
cires-ci.org

College of Business and Management Science (COBAMS)
Kampala, Uganda – $9,600
For a research project by Dr. Faisal Buyinza entitled “Access to Credit and the Effect of Credit Constraints on the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in the East African Region.”
bams.mak.ac.ug/research/research-at-cobams

Consumer Unity and Trust Society – Center for International Trade, Economics and Environment (CUTS-CITEE)
Nairobi, Kenya – $24,658
For a research project led by of Mr. David Ong'olo entitled “Small and Medium Enterprises and Devolved Government System: An Assessment of the Regulatory and Institutional Challenges Affecting SMES’ Development in Kenya.”
cuts-citee.org

Eastern and Southern Africa Small-Scale Farmers Forum (ESAFF)
Morogoro, Tanzania – $34,600
Strengthening capacity to hold States accountable in fulfilling and translating the Maputo Declaration and CAADP Compact for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in Eastern Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania).
esaff.org

Economic and Social Research Foundation
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – $48,150
For a research project by Dr. Oswald Mashindano entitled “Taping export opportunities for horticulture products in Tanzania: Do we have supporting policies and frameworks?”
esrftz.org

Faculté des Sciences Economique (FSE)
Université Marien Ngouabi

Brazzaville, Congo – $50,000
For a research project by Mr. Léonard Nkouka Safoulanitou entitled “SMEs and Innovation: A Comparative Study of Cameroon, Congo Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).”

Faculté des Sciences Economique (FSE)
Université Marien Ngouabi

Brazzaville, Congo – $10,000
For a research project by Mr. René Samba, “The Contribution of SMEs to Product Diversification in the Forest and Environment Sector in the Republic of Congo.”

Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion (FASEG)
Lomé, Togo – $10,000
For a research project by Mr. Ayira Korem entitled ”SMEs and National Fiscal Policy: Crowd-in and Crowd-out Effects.”

Goma University
Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo – $9,900
For a research project by Prof. Janvier Mwisha Kasiwa entitled ”Gender and Entrepreneurship in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).”

Ibn Tofail University
Kénitra, Morocco – $33,100
For a research project by Prof. Mohamed Boussetta entitled “The Youth Entrepreneurship and the Development of an Entrepreneurial Spirit in Morocco: The Experience of Moukawalati.”
univ-ibntofail.ac.ma

Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographiques
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $76,948
For a research project by Mr. Mburano Rwenge entitled “Explanatory Factors of Female Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa: Cameroon and Kenya.”
iford-cm.org

KCA University
Nairobi, Kenya – $81,850
For a research project by Prof. Rosemary W. Maina entitled “Constructs of Successful and Sustainable SME Leadership in East Africa: A Comparative Study.”
kca.ac.ke

Kyambogo University
Kyambogo, Uganda – $9,967
For a research project by Mr. Wilfred Nahamya entitled “The Impact of Microfinance Service Delivery on the Growth and Development of SMEs in Uganda.”
kyu.ac.ug

LARRI/HAKIARDHI
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – $30,000
To conduct research and workshop on Rethinking Africa’s Agricultural Development Trajectories (with a special focus on Tanzania).
hakiardhi.org

Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – $30,000
To improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers by addressing the inadequate budget allocation to the Agricultural Sector.
leat.or.tz

Makerere University Business School
Kampala, Uganda – $40,346
For accommodation and logistics during the ICBE Research Communication Capacity Building workshop.
mubs.ac.ug

Makerere University Business School
Kampala, Uganda – $49,900
For a research project by Dr. Geoffrey Bakunda entitled “Leveraging Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Increase SME Access to Finance in Africa: A Case Study of Uganda.“
mubs.ac.ug

Makerere University Business School
Kampala, Uganda – $50,000
For a research project by Dr. Joseph Mpeera Ntayi entitled “Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Supporting Institutions and Entrepreneurship Capital in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case of Uganda.“
mubs.ac.ug

Mulungushi University
Kabwe, Zambia – $45,031
For a research project led by Prof. Tenkir Bonger entitled “Examining the Possible Roles of the State in Stimulating a Business Development Services (BDS) Sub-sector that Responds to the Needs of Zambian Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).“
mu.ac.zm

Ruzivo Trust
Harare, Zimbabwe – $49,084
For a research project by Dr. Prosper B. Matondi for a grant entitled “The Scope of Empowering Women through Entrepreneurial Development in the Horticulture Sector in Mazowe District in Zimbabwe.“

Southern Africa Trust
Midrand, South Africa – $33,800
To facilitate the ICBE Research Communication Capacity Building Workshop on November 8-9, 2011.
southernafricatrust.org

Strathmore University
Nairobi, Kenya – $49,947
For a research project by Prof. Ruth Kiraka entitled “Initiatives to Support the Growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya: A Case Study on the Performance of the Women Enterprise Fund.“
strathmore.edu

The University of Bamenda
Bamenda, Cameroon – $45,000
For a research project by Mr. Johannes Tabi Atemnkeng entitled “Business Practices and Productivity Performance of Family and Non-Family Firms: Poverty Reduction Effects and Entrepreneurial Perceptions in Cameroon.“
bamendauniversity.com

University of Botswana
Gabarone, Botswana – $50,000
For a research project led by Mr. Francis Nathan Okurut entitled “Woman and Youth Entrepreneurship in Botswana.“
ub.bw

University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa – $24,193
To support the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town for co-sponsorship and participation of ICBE grantees at the Conference on the Business of Social and Environmental Innovation.
uct.ac.za

University of Liberia
Monrovia, Liberia – $49,999
For a research project led by Mr. Alfred K. Tarway-Twalla entitled “Agricultural Productivity, Climate Change and Smallholder Farmers’ Entrepreneurship – A Case Study of Central and Western Regions in Liberia.“
universityliberia.org

University of Parakou
Parakou, Benin – $37,200
For a research project led by Dr. Gbaguidi Léandre entitled “Typical Strategic Behavior of Managers of Agro-industrial SMEs in Benin: Wealth Creation and Poverty Reduction.“
up.bj

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project led by Mr. Mondjeli Motande entitled “Microfinance Enterprises in Cameroon: Targeting Poverty vs. Financial Profitability.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project led by Mr. Laurence Nkakene entitled “Intangible investments and Financial Returns of SMEs in Cameroon.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project led by Prof. Yves Patrice Etogo Nyaga entitled, “Gender of Managers and Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Cameroon.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $9,920
For a research project led by Mr. Ndongo Obama entitled, “The Impact of the Quality of Governance on the Long-Term Profitability of Family Enterprises in Cameroon.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project led by Mr. Joel Sotamenou entitled the “Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by Managers in Cameroon.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project led by Mr. Epo Boniface Ngah entitled “Implications of Access to Microcredit and Social Capital for Female Entrepreneurship in Cameroon.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $10,000
For a research project led by Mr. Guy Roland Kenmegni Noumigue entitled “An Analysis of the Differences and Similarities between the Financial Structures of Small SMEs and Large SMEs.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Yaoundé
Yaoundé, Cameroon – $48,644
For a research project led by Mr. Benjamin Fomba Kamga entitled “Regulation and Performance of Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Cameroon.“
universite-yde2.org

University of Zambia
Lusaka, Zambia – $39,973
For a research project led by Dr. Chrispin Mphuka entitled “Supply-side Constraints of the Bank – SME Relationship in Zambia: Lessons and Implications for Policy.“
unza.zm

African Philanthropy
Grants

Global Fund for Community Foundations
Johannesburg, South Africa – $75,000
To develop community foundations in Africa as agents for social change and development, Phase 2.
globalfundcommunityfoundations.org

Development Foundation for Zimbabwe
Harare, Zimbabwe – $30,000
A project to mobilize philanthropy from the diaspora community for the rehabilitation of education institutions through the Adopt-A-School Philanthropy.
dfzim.com