French NGOs’s projects financed by AFD
AFD is now in charge of the management of part of the French public funding to NGOs, which was up to now handled by the French Ministry of foreign affairs.
In Sri Lanka AFD currently finances 2 projects implemented by NGOs :
· A project aiming to reinforce the capacities of Human Rights activists via a grant of 50’000Euros to the organization Non Violent Peace Force.
· A project contributing to the achievement of the objectives of “Education for All” in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka (namely in the districts of Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampara), facilitating and improving communication and coordination between the civil society and the authorities in charge of education. This project is financed on FISONG funds amounting to around 178’000Euros, and is implemented by the organization Solidarité Laïque.