Projects

PROJECTS

 

Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) leads extensive initiatives, programs and projects. These activities would not be possible without the funding and support provided by local, national and international partners. Communities participate actively in many of these SVSG activities. See this REPORT for more information about these projects.

Current

NOFOTANE SAMOA SOCIAL ENTERRPRISE (NSSE) PROJECT
Donor Agency: European Union (EU)

Duration: 2024 – 2026

CATALYSING WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Donor Agency: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Duration: January 2024 – April 2024

EVIDENCE FOR VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN THE EXTREME PROJECT (EVE PROJECT)

Donor Agency: A collaborative partnership with the University College London (UCL)
Duration: March 2020 – December 2024

SAMOA GENDER PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM – AN INITIATIVE OF TAUTUA: SUPPORTING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FOR ALL

Donor Agency: The Government of Samoa and Government of Australia

Duration: June 2022 – June 2024

Completed projects

2000-2023

TORCH OF PEACE 2023 (SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE)

Donor Agency: The Spotlight Initiative Samoa led by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duration: January – November 2023

MY VILLAGE, MY PRIDE 2023 – EXTENSION AND EVALUATION OF SVSG’S PERFORMING ARTS PROJECT TO END DV & IPV

Donor Agency: UNESCO Spotlight Initiative
Duration: September – December 2023

SAMOA GOVERNMENT FINANCING ASSISTANCE (POLICY ROLL OUT) TOWARDS ELIMINATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

Donor Agency: The Government of Samoa
Duration: May 2022 – March 2023

SUSTAINABLE INCOME GENERATION & SELF EMPLOYMENT OF NOFOTANE WOMEN PROJECT
Donor Agency: European Commission
Duration: March 2020 – March 2022

MOBILIZING CREATIVE SECTOR & TRADITIONAL INSTITUTIONS FOR ENDING DV & IPV
Donor Agency: The Spotlight Initiative Samoa led by UNESCO with the support of the Resident Coordinators Office, the UN Women and the UNDP.
Duration: May 2021 – April 2022

2015-2019

BREAKING THE CYCLE OF VIOLENCE: MEN & BOYS ENGAGE TO END VIOLENCE
Donor Agency: Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union in partnership with five international organisations: Centro Rural Joven Vida (CERUJOVI), Spain [leading agency] Emancipator [Netherlands], Youth First [Madagascar], the Foundation for Innovative Social Development [Sri Lanka], the Centre for Health and Social Justice [India], Samoa Victim Support Group [Samoa]
Duration: January – December 2019

BUDDYING UP WITH CHILD VENDORS (GETTING CHILDREN BACK TO THE CLASSROOM)
Donor Agency: International Labour Organisation
Duration: January – February 2019

BUDDYING UP WITH CHILD VENDORS (BUILDING SELF-ESTEEM)

Donor Agency: National Human Rights Institute of Samoa

Duration: December 2018

THE POSITIVE MOVEMENT – ‘WE CAN, YOU CAN’
Donor Agency: One Sky Giving Circle
Duration: September 2018 – August 2019

HOT SOUP SKILL BUILDING FOR CHILD VENDORS
Donor Agency: US Embassy (Samoa)
Duration: September 2018 – August 2019

SUSTAINABLE INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES OF NOFOTANE WOMEN
Donor Agency: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives
Duration: September 2018 – February 2019

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF NOFOTANE WOMEN IN SAMOA
Donor Agency: UN Women Fund for Gender Equality
Duration: August 2016 – July 2018

WITH AND FOR GIRLS AWARD
Donor Agency: NoVo Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation
Duration: January 2017 – December 2018

CHILD PROTECTION SERVICES
Donor Agency: UNICEF Pacific
Duration: October 2015 – December 2017

HUMAN RIGHTS TRAINING PROJECT
Donor Agency: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Regional Rights Resource Team
Duration: February 2015

HELPLINE PROJECT
Donor Agency: UN Women Pacific Regional Program to End Violence Against Women
Duration: April 2013 – September 2015

2010-2014

SAMOA WOMEN SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMME (ECONOMIC)
Donor Agency: Canada and New Zealand
Duration: December 2013 – February 2014

STRONGER COMMUNITIES PROJECT
Donor Agency: UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
Duration: October 2011 – October 2013

CHANGING LEGISLATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (CLVAW) PROJECT
Donor Agency: Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT) in Fiji
Duration: May – June 2011

VILLAGE RESPONSE PROJECT
Donor Agency: Caritas New Zealand
Duration: December 2010 – December 2011

COMMUNITY LEGAL INFORMATION PROJECT
Donor Agency: Canada New Zealand
Duration: October 2010 – June 2011

AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AGAINST RAPE & INDECENT ACTS: TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Donor Agency: Government of Samoa
Duration: April – September 2010