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RFPs – Ethiopia safer migration and child domestic workers programs

August 17, 2020 / Freedom Fund Updates The Freedom Fund / @freedom_fund

SAFER MIGRATION PROGRAM REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Freedom Fund is making funding available in Ethiopia to prevent the exploitation and trafficking of women and girls going to the Middle East for domestic work. The Safer Migration Program aims to disrupt the systems that sustain the domestic servitude of Ethiopian women and in the Middle East by:

  • Building community understanding and practice of safer migration
  • Improving the functioning of the migration system in Ethiopia i.e. support government responses, promoting fair and transparent recruitment practices, and strengthening law enforcement actions
  • Strengthening the capacity of civil society actors, individually and collectively to influence and hold the government accountable
  • Improving access to and quality of reintegration services for returnees.

The Freedom Fund will disburse $1.3M over 25 months between March 2021 and March 2023 to support the delivery of its program strategy. Click here to read the strategy.

Concept Notes are due on September 13th 2020. Successful applicants will be informed in early November and required to submit a full proposal by the end of November 2020.

The Safer Migration Program Request for Proposals (RFP) can be found here.

To apply for funding, please download and fill out the following documents:

The deadline for concept note submission is September 13th 2020 at 5pm UK time.

Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions. 

Send concept notes to safermigrationRFP@freedomfund.org.

 

CHILD DOMESTIC WORKERS PROGRAM REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Freedom Fund is making funding available in Ethiopia to reduce the exploitation and trafficking of child domestic workers in Addis Ababa. This program aims to improve child domestic workers’ working conditions and reducing domestic work servitude of Ethiopian girls by:

  • Influencing the behaviour of key stakeholders, primarily formal and informal recruiters, transporters and employers
  • Improving government ability to monitor child domestic workers’ conditions
  • Supporting CSO voice and capacity to improve government responsiveness and the legislative framework, including mechanisms for children’s participation in advocacy work
  • Improving the quality of services provided to at-risk child domestic workers and survivors, especially access to education and vocational training.

The Freedom Fund will disburse $1.2M over 25 months between March 2021 and March 2023 to support the delivery of its program strategy. Click here to read the strategy.

Concept Notes are due on September 13th 2020. Successful applicants will be informed in early November and required to submit a full proposal by the end of November 2020.

The Child Domestic Workers Program Request for Proposals (RFP) can be found here.

To apply for funding, please download and fill out the following documents:

The deadline for concept note submission is September 13th 2020 at 5pm UK time.

Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions. 

Send concept notes to childdomesticworkersRFP@freedomfund.org.

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