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PlanetRomeo Foundation Annual Report 2016

2016 Annual Report

PlanetRomeo Foundation today publishes its 2016 Annual Report. In 2016, a total of € 91,569 was funded to 21 LGBTI projects around the world.

Chechnya support

As a result of the recent terrible events taking place in Chechnya, several individuals and organizations in the LGBTI community have reached out to us, asking if we would consider doing something to help the situation in Chechnya.

8 projects funded in Q1, 2017

Russia, Malawi and Iraq. These are among the countries where we fund new projects in the first quarter of 2017. 8 projects receive a grant, adding up to a total of € 35,000 in funding.

Leadership manual in Ghana

Solace Brothers Foundation in Ghana worked together with LGBT community members to develop a training manual for current and future community leaders.

Women’s soccer in Cameroon

Association pour la Valorisation de la Femmes (AVAF) in Cameroon organized several educational, sports and recreational activities over a ten-month period.

Heroes Campaign

Today, PlanetRomeo Foundation launched a 10-day campaign primarily targeted at PLANETROMEO members.

Youth workshop in Sri Lanka

EQUAL GROUND in Sri Lanka organized a 2-day residential workshop, bringing 20 youth organization representatives - both LGBTIQ and straight - together in the fight for equal rights.

Burundi brochure

In Burundi, same-sex sexual activity is still criminalized. As part of its LGBT Human Rights Education program, Moulin des Libertés (MOLI) developed the first brochure on human rights related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.

Russian Trans Advance

As part of their Trans Advance project, FtM Phoenix Group co-organized several activities. A film festival, called Side by Side, was held in Krasnodar, the southwest of Russia. Also the Summer Trans Camp was held, giving 12 Russian and Ukrainian...

LBT soccer competition in Uganda

The first ever OGERA Cup Tournament, a soccer competition for lesbian, bisexual and trans* (LBT) women attracted a crowd of more than 100 spectators. The Organization for Gender Empowerment and Rights Advocacy (OGERA) gathered 42 LBTs, divided into...