Four new projects approved in December 2023

3 January 2024

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for four new projects at its December 2023 Board meeting.

Kyusyani's Transformation: A Magnet for Opportunity and Excellence

20 February 2024

The project led by the Tsavo Trust completed the construction and outfitting of a science laboratory and provided the Kyusyani Secondary school with water and solar power, within the Kamungi Conservancy in Southern Kenya.  The project has had a ripple effect far beyond the walls of the new science laboratory, with a 13.75% increase in students enrolling from local and neighbouring communities. This jump, from 160 students in 2023 to 182 in 2024, reflects a growing confidence in the school's ability to provide quality education.  

Four new projets approved in March 2024

1 April 2024

The Addax and Oryx Foundation approved funding for four new projects at its March 2024 Board meeting.

The Foundation's 2023 annual report is now available!

26 April 2024

We are pleased to chare with you our 2023 annual report.

A successful year for the Bike4SchoolGardens project!

12 June 2024

The project led by Cycling out of Poverty Uganda is aiming to equip 200 students (of whom 50% are girls) with a bicycle and a solar light. The project also aims to establish 5 ‘agroforestry’ school gardens, educate and train 1,500 school children in agroforestry, environment, climate change adaptations, protection of local biodiversity and nutrition.

A promissing beginning

13 June 2024

This innovative project, led by Wild Survivors, aims to establish a women-led beekeeping and honey production enterprise to mitigate human-elephant conflict. Specific activities include extending an existing beehive fence, establishing a women's beekeeping enterprise and a permaculture garden. Six months into the project good progress has been made.

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Sustainable development of two rural communities

23 February 2023

The project, aiming to sustainably develop two rural communities is now in its third year of implementation.  1,700 men, women, and children  from the Ndiagne Kahone and Keur Ndiouga  communities now have access to clean, abundant, and affordable perennial water for year-round vegetable cultivation and household use.

Healthcare in remote areas of Niger

23 February 2023

During the second year of the project, the Sahara Conservation Fund (SCF) has taken the lead in linking health services to its efforts to safeguard both the wildlife and the people sharing the places where it works.

Strengthening the resilience of families

23 January 2023

The general objective of the project led by FXB International is to strengthen the resilience of 100 extremely poor families and sustainably improve their living conditions so they can escape multidimensional poverty.

Livelihood support for people with mental health issues

2 March 2023

The livelihoods project commenced in July 2021, building on the community mental health work that Network for Africa (N4A) and Conforti Community Aid Children Organisation Port Loko (Conforti) have done since 2018, across Bakeloko, Kasseh and Maforki chiefdoms. The livelihoods programme is being conducted for the 9 self-help groups (SHGs).

Holistic support for students

28 February 2023

This project aims to provide a suite of wrap-around services complimentary to Impact Network's "eSchool 360" model that will support students from early childhood to secondary school and provide them with 21st Century skills and a pathway to lifelong learning.

Education for 80 Tuareg students

27 March 2023

The four –year project aims to expand Rain for the Sahel and Sahara’s (RAIN) existing “Lower Secondary School Homestay Project”, to an additional 80 under-resourced children from 17 isolated rural communities in the Agadez region.

Three new projects approved in April 2023

12 April 2023

The Foundation’s Board approved three new projects at the April Board meeting.

Four projects recently completed

27 April 2023

Four projects in Ghana, Kenya and Namibia have successfully come to an end.

The Foundation’s 2022 Annual Report is now available

1 June 2023

We are pleased to share with your our 2022 Annual Report.

Four new projects approved in June 2023

29 June 2023

The Foundation’s Board approved four new projects at the June Board meeting.

A village-wide composting initiative

27 July 2023

The project led by the Environment Academy, aiming to support the community of Bkerkasha, in completing their village-wide solid waste management initiative, is getting ready to begin implementing composting activities.

Three projects recently completed

28 July 2023

Three projects in Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia have successfully come to an end.

Leader spotlights: Meet Fatima and Modou!

24 August 2023

The Addax and Oryx Foundation has been supporting Women’s Global Education Project since 2021 for an “Education and leadership support for adolescent girls” project. During the 2022-2023 academic year, 405 high school students (345 girls and 60 boys) developed their leadership and advocacy skills.

Leveling the playing field for students

21 September 2023

The project led by the Tsavo Trust Kyusyani Secondary school within the Kamungi Conservancy in Southern Kenya is ten months underway. On June 5, 2023 the newly constructed and fully equipped science laboratory at Kyusyani Secondary School was officially handed over to Tsavo Trust.

Secondary education and more

16 October 2023

The project led by the Hatua Network is addressing the root causes of generational poverty amongst youth in Mombasa, through access to education and opportunity.

Season's Greetings

20 December 2023

The Addax and Oryx Foundation extends it's Season's Greetings!

Supporting people with mental health issues

31 August 2022

The project aims to sustainably increase the income of people with mental disorders and epilepsy (PMDE) and their caregivers and families through livelihoods provision and support.

Three new projects approved in December 2021

5 January 2022

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for three new projects at its December 2021 Board meeting.

The 2021 annual report is now available

11 April 2022

We are pleased to share with your our 2021 Annual report.

Community health insurance for vulnerable families

22 February 2022

Vulnerable families often do not have the means to access basic healthcare and have no other recourse than to self-medicate with cheap or outdated products or to share medicines to limit consultation costs.

On the way to an environmentally sustainable future

1 July 2022

The project led by CREATE! is in its second year of implementation in the communities of Ndiagne Kahone and Keur Ndiouga. More than 1,700 men, women, and children now have access to clean, abundant, and affordable perennial water as well as a source of nutritious vegetables year-round.

Two new projects approved in 2022

4 July 2022

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding to two new projects in 2022.

Three projects completed

29 August 2022

Three projects, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Zambia have successfully come to an end.

Education and leadership support

27 July 2022

During the first year of the project, WGEP provided scholarships to150 middle-school scholars that were at risk of dropping out of school. All the girls successfully remained in school!

Nose for Plastic - recycle, reuse, reduce!

16 February 2022

Over the past two years, 40 children and their parents, successfully participated in the Nose for Plastic Program at the Takoradi Educational Resource Centre, Ghana.

Education through sports

7 July 2022

The first year of the project aiming to provide full scholarships to 35 low income students, over five years, at the LEAD Monrovia Football Academy has come to an end.

Empowering genocide widows

2 September 2022

One year into the 18-month project, aiming to improve livelihoods, psychological resilience, food security an access to sustainable energy for 400 vulnerable genocide widows the Karongi and Rutsiro districts of Rwanda’s western province, over 522 beneficiaries have been reached.

Congratulations GLAMI !

11 October 2022

As a friend of Africaid, we extend huge congratulations to their partner GLAMI in Tanzania for receiving the 2022 UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education.

Access to reproductive health services

4 November 2022

The reproductive health project led by CHASE Africa and The Maa Trust (TMT) takes place in Narok County in the Maasai Mara region of Kenya. The Talek youth friendly center (TYFC) was completed in November 2021 and is fully functional. It promotes access to youth-friendly reproductive health knowledge, information, and services.

An alternative rites of passage event

7 November 2022

As part of the reproductive health project led by CHASE Africa and The Maa Trust (TMT), in Narok County in the Maasai Mara region of Kenya, an Alternative Rites of Passage (ARP) event was planned to educate on the dangers and harm caused by Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Supporting female farmers in the shift to agroforestry

29 November 2022

The project led by CooP-Uganda aimed to give 100, vulnerable small-scale farmer families, the knowledge and the tools to diversify their incomes achieve independence and thrive economically. The farmers were educated, trained and assisted in the shift from subsistence farming to agroforestry but also on and on how to adapt to climate change thanks to climate mitigation agricultural techniques.

Three new projects approved in December 2022

19 December 2022

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for three new projects at its December 2022 Board meeting.

Season's Greetings

20 December 2022

The Addax and Oryx Foundation extends it's Season's Greetings!

Two new projects approved in June 2020

17 June 2020

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for two new projects at its June Board meeting.

Three new projects approved in March 2020

21 April 2020

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for three new projects at its March Board meeting.

Five new projects validated in October and December 2019

7 February 2020

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for five new projects at its October and December Board meetings.

A project completed in Cameroon

2 March 2020

The project enabled Community Action for Development to assist 477 farmers to improve their food production, nutrition and revenues.

The Foundation's 2019 Annual Report is now available

31 March 2020

We are pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report with you.

A project completed in Mali

1 April 2020

The project assited 120 women in developing small business cooperatives, enabling them to earn additional income to pay for basic services for themselves and their children.

Empowering vulnerable genocide widows

28 May 2020

SURF submitted in May its report on the first year of its 18-month project in the Karongi District, western Rwanda.

Spotlight on a few projects

15 July 2020

We are pleased to share with you a short presentation on a few of our projects.

Accelerating socio-economic development

3 August 2020

Raising the Village (RTV) submitted in July its report on the first semester of year two of the project led in the Kanungu District.

Three new projects approved in September 2020

28 September 2020

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for three new projects at its September Board meeting.

Season's Greetings

21 December 2020

The Addax and Oryx Foundation extends it's Season's Greetings!

Making electronic waste recycling safer through alternative technology

9 November 2015

Pure Earth (ex-Blacksmith Institute) submitted in September 2015 its report on the first year of its electronic waste recycling project at the Agbogbloshie scrap metal site in the Ghanaian capital Accra.

Three new projects validated in September 2015

9 November 2015

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for three new projects at its September Board meeting.

Two projects completed during the second quarter of 2015

19 October 2015

Two organisations presented, in July and August 2015 the final reports of their projects funded by the Addax and Oryx Foundation.

Two new projects validated in 2015

20 July 2015

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for two new projects at its April and June Board meetings.

SwissFoundations membership

9 June 2015

The Addax and Oryx Foundation is pleased to announce that, in April, it became a member of SwissFoundations, the umbrella organisation for Swiss grant-making foundations.

Four projects completed during the first quarter of 2015

16 June 2015

Four organisations presented, at the end of March 2015, the final reports of their projects funded by the Addax and Oryx Foundation.

Two new projects approved in December 2014

9 March 2015

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding for two new projects at its September Board meeting.

Four projects completed in Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Madagascar and Mali

6 March 2015

Four organisations presented at the end of 2014 the final reports of their projects funded by the Addax and Oryx Foundation.

Three projects completed in Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya and Sierra Leone

19 January 2015

Three organisations presented in December 2014 the final reports of their projects funded by the Addax and Oryx Foundation.

Improving community food security and nutrition

16 January 2015

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) submitted in November 2014 the report on the first year of its women-led community food security and nutrition project.

The inauguration of the Séméré dam

16 January 2015

The association Le Coeur de Nouricia officially inaugurated the Séméré dam in the municipality of Ouaké during its mission to Benin in November 2014. The inauguration was attended by the mayor of Ouaké and by approximately a hundred villagers.

Community fields project completed in Ghana

11 December 2014

The Swiss Foundation of the International Social Service (SFISS) submitted in September 2014 the final report of its community fields project in Ghana.

Three new projects approved in September 2014

11 December 2014

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding to three new projects at its September Board meeting.

Successful sustainable development of endemic fishes in Madagascar

22 August 2014

The Association of Mountain People of the World (APMM) and its partners officially launched the sale of Paratilapia betsileanus, an endemic fish in Madagascar, as a value-added product.

Improving community food security and nutrition

29 July 2014

Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR) submitted in May a report on the first six months of its project aimed at achieving year-round food and nutrition security for 378 households of the Dibate District, Benishangul Gumuz Region, in Ethiopia.

Three projects completed in Benin, Malawi and Syria

16 June 2014

Three organisations submitted their final reports in April 2014, following the completion of projects funded by the Addax and Oryx Foundation.

Trois nouveaux projets sont accordés un financement en mars

23 April 2014

The Addax and Oryx Foundation Board granted funding to three new projects at its March 2014 Meeting.

Three new projects approved in December 2013

18 February 2014

The Addax and Oryx Foundation granted funding to three new projects at its December 2013 Board Meeting.