RISE Winners

Meet the USAID RISE Challenge winners!

After reviewing nearly 200 applications from 49 countries, USAID is excited to announce the winners of the RISE Challenge!
 
USAID selected five projects that will do critical work in Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (2), Fiji, and Uganda. All five activities are designed to address gender-based violence (GBV) in environmental programs and generate evidence on promising interventions. Learn more about the winners below.


Action to Protect Women and Abandoned Children

Project: Resource-ful Empowerment: Elevating Women’s Voices for Human and Environmental Protection in Congolese Small-Scale Mining
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Period of Performance: February 2020 - December 2021
RISE Competition Round 1: 2019

Alliance for Responsible Mining

Project: Creative Capacity Building to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector
Country:
Colombia
Period of Performance:
February 2020 - January 2022
RISE Competition Round 1:
2019

Marstel-Day

Project: Gender Empowerment and Transformation: Tackling Resource-Based Conflict and Gender-Based Violence in Fiji
Country:
Fiji
Period of Performance:
March 2020 - February 2022
RISE Competition Round 1:
2019

Trócaire

Project: Securing Land Rights and Ending Gender Exclusion Project
Country:
Uganda
Period of Performance:
March 2020 - March 2022
RISE Competition Round 1:
2019

Women for Women International

Project: Rising Up! Promoting Congolese Women’s Land Access and Preventing GBV in Eastern DRC
Country:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Period of Performance:
July
2020 - March 2022
RISE Competition Round 1:
2019





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