Global Epidemic

Africa Program Grants

With funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids manages a grants program that supports projects to develop and deliver high-impact, evidence-based tobacco control interventions in Africa. Each pin represents a grant to an in-country organization. The pins indicate the country, not specific cities.

Botswana

ANTI TOBACCO NETWORK
Advocacy campaign to accelerate the adoption and implementation of a FCTC-compliant national
Tobacco Control Law
Grant: $62,798 (7/1/2016-6/30/2017)

Burundi

HEALTH HEALING NETWORK BURUNDI (HHNB)
Advocacy to build a TC movement to accelerate the adoption of a national FCTC-compliant TC bill and advocate for tax increase nationally and regionally
Grant: $44,000 (3/1/2015-9/30/2016)

Cameroon

CAMEROONIAN COALITION FOR TOBACCO CONTROL
Advocacy to intensify the campaign to adopt Graphic Health Warnings and TAPS ban policies for implementation in Cameroon
Grant: $55,000 (7/1/2016-12/31/2016)

Democratic Republic of Congo

ALLIANCE CONGOLAISE DE CONTRÔLE DE TABAC
The purpose of the project is to build on existing policy advocacy efforts to accelerate the passage of a strong TC bill as part of the DRC public health bill by December 2016 and initiate its effective implementation in DRC.
Grant: $90,000 (6/1/2016-12/31/2016)

Ghana

VISION FOR ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT
The purpose of this grant is to accelerate the completion and adoption of the Tobacco Control Regulations (also known as Legislative Instruments) through effective engagement of members of Parliamentary Select Committee on Subsidiary Legislation, and advocacy to expose and counter TI interferences to weaken the TC regulations.
Grant: $60,000 (9/1/2015-2/29/2016)

Ethiopia

MATHIWOS WONDU-YEETHIOPIA CANCER SOCIETY
Advocacy campaign for the passage of a comprehensive, FCTC-compliant Tobacco Control Proclamation in Ethiopia
Grant: $85,000 (2/1/2016-1/31/2017)

Kenya

CONSUMER INFORMATION NETWORK
This project seeks to monitor and expose tobacco industry tactics in Kenya.
Grant: $47,978 (7/15/2016-7/14/2017)

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
To support and strengthen the effective implementation of tobacco tax and price policies in Kenya and the East Africa Community region.
Grant: $116,664.00 (3/15/2016-12/14/2017)

KENYA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE (KETCA)
Advocacy campaign to galvanize CSOs to advocate for the final adoption of the TC regulations and advance TC policy enactment in 4 counties in Kenya
Grant: $80,000 (12/15/2015-12/14/2016)

TOBACCO CONTROL BOARD - KENYA
Advocacy to intensify implementation of the Kenya TC Act 2007 through the adoption of strong TC regulations
Grant: $76,000 (12/1/2015-11/30/2016)

 

 

 

Nigeria

TOBACCO CONTROL FOUNDATION OF NIGERIA
Advocacy campaign for the adoption of strong TC regulations to support effective implementation of the Nigeria TC Act
Grant: $49,754 (5/15/2016-5/14/2017)

NEW INITIATIVE FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
To strengthen and deepen implementation of the Ekiti State Law on Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places through capacity building, enforcement and compliance assessment to improve implementation.
Grant: $30,000 (10/1/2015-9/30/2016)

NIGERIAN TOBACCO CONTROL RESEARCH GROUP, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN
This project seeks to monitor and expose tobacco industry tactics in Nigeria
Grant: $145,519 (9/1/2016-6/30/2017)

Togo

AFRICAN TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE (ATCA)
Campaign to monitor and expose tobacco industry tactics; and build support for tobacco control in Africa
Grant: $250,000 (8/15/2015-1/14/2017)

ALLIANCE NATIONALE DES CONSOMMATEURS ET DE L'ENVIRONNEMENT DU TOGO (ANCE)
Integrated campaign to strengthen the implementation of the TC law in Togo
Grant: $135,000 (11/1/2015-1/31/2017)

Uganda

UGANDA NATIONAL HEALTH USERS/CONSUMERS ORGANIZATION
Advocacy campaign for the adoption of strong tobacco control regulations for the effective implementation of the Uganda TC Act
Grant: $75,000 (7/1/2016-6/30/2017)

CENTER FOR HEALTH, HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT (CEHURD)
Legal support for the effective implementation of the TC Act in Uganda
Grant: $59,999 (6/15/2016-6/14/2017)

UGANDA HEALTH COMMUNICATION ALLIANCE (UHCA)
The project is aimed at increasing awareness and promoting effective implementation of the 2015 Uganda TC law through mass media.
Grant: $99,999 (5/15/2016-5/14/2017)