(A)               BACKGROUND:

ALO believes in the democratization and sustenance of socio-economic development in Africa, and the world at large; through people empowerment. Thus, we encourage and support projects and programmes for overall human development in societal/community clusters.

(B)        REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Profile and Article of Association of the Organization.
  2. Pro-forma Invoices.
  3. Annual Financial Report (2 recent years).
  4. Map (Directional) indentifying the project site.
  5. CVs of the Project Directors.
  6. Commitment Letters from relevant agencies.

(C)        ALO FUNDING CRITERIA:

  1. 1.   Agriculture:

Crop farming

Poultry

Training

Processing e.g. Rice mills, Cassava mills, etc

Equipment/Facilities

Irrigation systems

Fishery, Snail breeding, etc

Community farm settlements.

  1. 2.   Education:

Early Child Education (ECE)

School facilities

Conducive environment for learning

Classrooms/facilities

Libraries (manual/electronic)

Vocational training

  1. 3.   Health:

Primary Health Care (clinics & facilities)

Public Health Education

Training of village Health Workers

Traditional Birth Attendants.

  1. 4.   Environment:

Water & Sanitation

Wells, Bore-holes

Toilets

Waste Management

Climate change

Training

  1. 5.   Shelter:

Provision of low cost housing for low-income people

  1. 6.   Democracy:

Good governance

Participation of women and youth in the electoral processes

Community ownership of election processes

Youth against violence

Ethics and values

Nationalism and patriotism

(D)        PROJECT SELECTION CRITERIA:

Project proposals selected for funding generally:

–        Respond to the initiative and aspiration for the local community.

–        Involve a significant local contribution in form of cash, labour or material.

–        Be maintained and operated by the local community/ organization/ agency.

–        Improve basic economic and social condition in the community.

–        Benefit a large number of people through high impact.

–        Quickly implemented activities

–        Completed in 12 months and not require additional funds to maintain.

–        Have visible benefits for the community and be self-sustaining.

(E)        LIMITATIONS:

ALO Programmes cannot provide funding for the following:

  1. Cultural activities
  2. Religious activities
  3. Salaries
  4. Office or other expendable supplies
  5. Individually – owned business or enterprises
  6. Projects involving pesticides, fungicides or herbicides.
  7. The ALO Progrmme cannot provide additional funds to a project after the agreement has been signed.
  8. The community/organization responsible for the project must have sufficient financial response over any project cost that exceeds the amount provided by ALO for the project.

(F)         PAYMENT:

Payment will be made in USD or local currency, whichever will be more convenient for the parties.

(G)        AGREEMENTS:

If a project is re-elected to receive support, the project director designated on the application form will be notified and must sign an agreement with ALO.

This agreement explains the responsibility of each party. The agreement indicates the amount of funds cumulated to the project in USD or local currency.

(H)        PROGRESS REPORT:

The project directors are required to submit photographs, progress reports after the initial disbursement has been made and before the remaining funds will be released.

Progress report should discuss while completed to date, problems encountered, work remaining and schedule, outstanding anticipated costs and estimated dates of project completion.

The final report including financial reports and photographs must be submitted to ALO either in lieu or before the project commission ceremony

(I)         FOLLOW-UP:

After a project is underway, the ALO or its designated representative may wish to attend the commissioning ceremony photograph of the project should be submitted to ALO for use in follow-up reports to their funders.

All projects must be branded to acknowledge the ALO support. The follow-up reports should discuss how well the project has succeeded in meeting its goals, any difficulties in sustaining the project that may have been encountered and how the community has been impacted by the project and what the future of the project is.

ADDRESS:

Please address any further enquiries to:

The President,

African League Organization,

No. 20 Okeagbe street,
Off Samuel Ladoke Akintola Boulevard,
Garki 2,
Abuja FCT.,
Nigeria.

Email: info@africanleagueorganization.org

Phone: +2348131951471

Mobile: +234 8131951471