December 12, 2011 2 Comments
Grants available to innovative libraries in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda
Please apply if you wish to use information and communication technologies to spark new services that change and improve lives and livelihoods in your community.
Grant maximum: US$15,000
Implementation period: 12 months
Application deadline: January 31st 2012
Aim of the grant invitation
EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) encourages libraries to use information and communication technologies (ICT) to expand their services to contribute to community development and improve people’s lives.
Who is eligible to apply?
This invitation is open to public and community libraries in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana.
A public or community library is a library that is open to the general public and that makes all kinds of knowledge and information freely available to the public.
Libraries are encouraged to apply in partnership with other ICT for development organizations that provide information services in the areas of health, agriculture, supporting youth and children at risk, employment and entrepreneurship/small business. However the library must be the lead partner and the grant applicant.
Read more http://www.yipekenya.org/Library.htm