USAID requests expressions of interest from organizations having the requisite skills to take part in the planned Marginalized Populations Support Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is estimated to be $5 million over three years.
Response Date: May 27, 2014, 15:00 hrs CEST
It’s About Ability was kicked off by UNICEF BiH’s National Ambassador and local soccer star Edin Dzeko, along with represent-tatives of the Special Olympics and the BiH Federation of Football. Activities include surveys, focus groups, capacity building and community work.
Total Funding: $409,630*
Project Duration: September 2013 – December 2015
BiH Ministry of Security and Office of the State Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings
*USAID $300,000, BiH Ministry of Security $109,630
Eighteen years after the end of the war, the political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) remains tense at all levels of society in all local communities, which remain largely segregated by ethnicity. School-age children from the country’s two entities, Republika Srpska and the Federation of BiH, rarely have the opportunity to travel and meet children from municipalities or entities other than their own.
Last updated: June 24, 2015