Updated Aug 19, 2018
Offered by Embassy of Japan in Uganda
|Focus Areas||Secondary Education (Education)|
Pre-primary/Pre-school/ECD Education (Education)
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) (Education)
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Economic Recovery (Humanitarian Assistance)
|Years in Operation||2|
|Target Beneficiaries||Particular attention will also be given to projects designed to assist the most vulnerable groups such as women,children and the physically disabled. . Individuals and private companies are not eligible.Projects requesting initial start-up or running costs are not eligible.|
|Planned Usage of Funds||Projects in the areas below.|
- Primaryhealthcare, reproductive health andHIV/AIDS
- Reconstruction for disaster areas
- Agricultural development
|Reporting Requirements||All projects of a total amount exceeding US$50,000 require an external audit to be carried out.|
|Other||Applicants should note that the following budget items cannot be financed
- Recurrent and administrative costs of the organisations (e.g. staff salaries, office consumables, rent and utilities, bank charges, etc.)
- Set-up cost of administrative offices (e.g. computers, furniture, etc)
- Running and maintenance costs of facilities and equipments
- Capacity building for the organisations (e.g. training staff in different skills support for a course within or outside the country, etc.)
- Meals, accommodation and participants’ allowances for trainings/ workshops
- Conferences and seminars
- Land and properties
- Research and/or project conceptualisation
- Consumables (e.g. food, cloths, stationeries, etc.)
- Any items that are to benefit specific individuals or organizational members only and not the whole community.
- Items such as electronic devices, vehicles, motorcycles and books can be funded only if the applicant gives very strong reasons for its need.
- Any form of tax whether VAT, withholding tax, Customs duty, Development tax, etc
It is possible, however, for GGP to cover the expenses accrued from hiring external experts/consultants to provide technical assistance, monitor project implementation and carry out an external audit as long as these experts/consultants are hired exclusively for the project.
Below are the most common reasons for an application to be rejected.
- Organisational capacity is too weak (e.g. limited staff/experience)
- Proposed project consists only seminars, training or capacity building
- Application is incomplete (i.e. required information and documents are missing)
|Final Decision||3-4 months|