Hatag Kalinaw project opened
by Romy Sabaldan
Davao City (7 February) -- HATAG Kalinaw 2008, a project grant competition inculcating the ideals of peace is again offered to qualified schools and community-based youth organizations. This was announced today by the sponsoring agency, the British Council Philippines.
"Hatag Kalinaw 2008 is a youth-led project grant competition for school and community-based youth organisations in Mindanao on how the ideals of peace can be achieved through mutual understanding and entrepreneurship. Winning organizations will receive up to P100,000 each to implement its project within a 6-month period."
Project proposals should address issues on the ideals of peace, mutual understanding, and development among young people in Mindanao. It should espouse entrepreneurship in the form of savings, economic, or livelihood activities. It should utilize the concept of "self-help" as opposed to "dole-out. It should be a consultative and participatory process to ensure ownership and enhanced sustainability to promote community-based entrepreneurial activities
Deadline of Submission is on Wednesday, 5 March 2008. For further information and to download application form, visit www.britishcouncil.org/philippines-hatag-kalinaw-2.htm. (PIA XI) [top]