St. Francis Xavier University – International Internships 2013-2014

Reporting Organization:St. Francis Xavier University - Coady International Institute
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 301,096
Timeframe: March 8, 2013 - March 31, 2014
Status: Completion
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

St. Francis Xavier University - Coady International Institute

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Cameroon - $ 45,164.40 (15.00%)

Ethiopia - $ 45,164.40 (15.00%)

Botswana - $ 30,109.60 (10.00%)

Guyana - $ 30,109.60 (10.00%)

India - $ 30,109.60 (10.00%)

South Africa - $ 30,109.60 (10.00%)

Zambia - $ 30,109.60 (10.00%)

Bangladesh - $ 15,054.80 (5.00%)

Ghana - $ 15,054.80 (5.00%)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - $ 15,054.80 (5.00%)

Tanzania, United Republic of - $ 15,054.80 (5.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Sexual Health & Rights (5 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Food Security & Agriculture (30 %)

Education (25 %)

Law, Governance & Public Policy (25 %)

Economic Development & Empowerment (15 %)

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This project is part of CIDA’s International Youth Internship Program (IYIP), funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy (YES). The IYIP contributes to the YES by providing a large spectrum of Canadian graduates with valuable international development work experience abroad.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men
Total Direct Population: 20
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (i) increased awareness among female and male Canadian youth of the equal possibility of working internationally; (ii) enhanced equal employability of female and male International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) interns in Canada and in the field of international development; (iii) improved capacity of female and male IYIP interns to contribute to international development in a gender-sensitive way.

Achieved Results

Results achieved as of the end of the project (March 2014) include: (1) 20 internships were coordinated in eleven host countries: South Africa, Bangladesh, India, Cameroon, Saint Vincent and Granada, Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana, Guyana and Zambia; (2) participating interns increased their understanding of international development; (3) thousands of Canadians (women and men) were reached, thanks to dissemination and awareness efforts; and (4) the capacity of the Coady International Institute’s fifteen local partners was enhanced because of the presence of young Canadians in their organizations.


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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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