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Theme report for Conflict and violence #39522 Public

Created for Kiaros Initative about 1 year ago

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India Open Grants by Paul Hamlyn Foundation #588791

This Fund seeks to meet our strategic aim to enable vulnerable communities living in priority geographical areas to improve their lives.

Many communities in India have inherent strengths which are often overlooked when modern development frameworks are used to view them. They have closely knit societies, progressive views and approaches to resource utilisation and sustainability, and are extremely conscious of their relationship with the environment. Their traditional knowledge has relevance to modern ways of living.

But traditional communities face many challenges. They are riven by attitudes that promote inequality, mostly due to caste. They are strongly patriarchal and not necessarily democratic in their outlook. The opening up of spaces, development of infrastructure, particularly roads, and hegemony of the modern development paradigm have all led them to become vulnerable. They are now unfortunately living on the margins and have been excluded in the development process.

Movements, over time, of people to urban centres, driven by economic forces, have transported some of these issues to urban centres. Urban development concerns emerge largely around building a balance between the hugely important roles that migrants have and will play and the ability of urban centres to provide for them. Addressing the concerns of the urban poor is a significant development challenge, but knowledge and experience is far less than for rural settings.

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The Kairos Initiative
We wish to encourage local school children here in Merseyside to run their own small events to generate further income to support orphans and street children in Northern Nigeria who have been effected by the violence and insurgency. This will help to keep our own students engaged and help them foster gratitude and empathy, whilst teaching and encouraging entrepreneurship and event management skills. We will encourage community engagement here which will directly benefit children seriously effected by violence and war in Northern Nigeria.
Support type
Revenue - Project
Amount sought
Between £15,000 and £50,000
Area of benefit
Regional - Nigeria
Conflict and violence • Children and young people • Minority or marginalised communities • Public and societal benefit • Crisis intervention
Kiaros Initative
A charitable organisation - Charity registered in England and Wales
United Kingdom
North West
Annual income
Less than £10k
Operating for
Less than 12 months