Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)

Reporting Organization:Cuso International
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 87,000,000
Timeframe: April 15, 2020 - March 31, 2027
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Yvette Macabuag
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Cuso International

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Benin - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Cameroon - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Colombia - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Congo (DRC) - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Ethiopia - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Honduras - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Jamaica - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Nigeria - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Peru - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

Tanzania, United Republic of - $ 8,700,000.00 (10.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Health Promotion & Education (6.67 %)

Primary Health Care (6.67 %)

Adolescent Health (6.66 %)

Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (6.66 %)

Newborn & Child Health (6.66 %)

Nutrition (6.66 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (6.66 %)

Sexual Health & Rights (6.66 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Economic Development & Empowerment (6.67 %)

Environment & Climate Change (6.67 %)

Food Security & Agriculture (6.67 %)

Gender Equality (6.67 %)

Human Rights, Advocacy & Public Engagement (6.67 %)

Law, Governance & Public Policy (6.67 %)

Sexual & Gender-based Violence (6.67 %)

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SHARE will support 1,100 placements and will aim to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, the Project will aim to increase the performance of 136 developing country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. It will count among its partner’s, feminist organizations promoting empowerment of women and girls, women’s rights and the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult men Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, girls Children, boys Under-5 children Newborns Older adults, women Older adults, men Adult women
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

Improved economic and social well-being of the poorest and most marginalized, particularly women and girls, with a view to contributing to the sustainable development goals. This will be done by achieving the following results: 

1 – increased engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues in support of the action areas of Canada’s FIAP, as volunteers, donors and advocates.

2 – increased capacity of local partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives, projects and services in response to the local needs of poor and vulerable groups and communities, that advance gender equality in support of the FIAP action areas. 

Achieved Results


SRHR-related Indicators
  • # of national laws, policies and strategies relating to SRHR implemented or strengthened
  • # of women’s rights organizations and networks (international and local) advancing SRHR
  • # of women and girls, men and boys, demonstrating positive attitudes towards ending SGBV
  • % of women who decided to use family planning, alone or jointly with their husbands/partners
  • # of people who have experienced, or are at risk of, any form of SGBV that have received related services in the previous 12 months
  • # of advocacy and public engagement activities completed which are focused on SRHR
MNCH-related indicators
  • # of health facilities equipped with maternal and newborn child health, or sexual and reproductive health equipment
  • %/total of health workers (male/female) trained and using their learned skills
SDG Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 3.1.1 Maternal mortality ratio
  • SDG 3.1.2 Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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