Our Impact
in 2020


Due to the rhythm of funding and reporting cycles, it takes time to gather results information from our projects around the world. On this page, we summarise results reported by members in 2020, using funding allocated in 2019 through two of our funding schemes. The figures represent a subset of the overall achievements using funding allocated in 2019.



people were able to access improved education

< 3%

drop-out rate in education projects run by Misean Cara members


Contributions to the strengthening of educational systems at local, regional or national levels, including in-service teacher training, infrastructural developments, and contributing to national level research



individuals benefitted from improved health outcomes


perinatal women and infants received quality healthcare


contributions to health system strengthening, e.g. the pre-service and in-service training of health personnel

Sustainable Livelihoods


people improved their livelihoods

Over 240,000

people achieved greater food and nutrition security


contributions made to promote green, low-emission and climate resilient practices and policies, e.g. limiting greenhouse gas emissions, promoting heat- and drought-resistant crops, and increasing community resilience to climate change

Human Rights

Over 400,000

people participated in awareness-raising programmes on human rights and used their training to carry out 5,500 initiatives to assert their rights

Over 65,000

people accessed justice and legal support, including 4,500 victims of severe human rights violations who received shelter and psychological support


changes in policies and laws leading to improved access to social services, legal documentation, and changes in duty bearers’ knowledge of legal obligations

Member Capacity Development


individuals from 36 members benefited from capacity development support


member organisational systems were strengthened and new strategies put in place

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