Category Archives: Training and Courses

Enhance the knowledge on healthy eating habits and nutrition

Today we have signed Memorandum of Understanding to grant funds to the Society for Health Education to conduct a program on nutrition and healthy lifestyle. With lifestyle changes associated with development and consequently the high prevalence of risk factors such as consumption of sugary and fatty foods and drinks and sedentary lifestyles, NCD have emerged as the major cause of morbidity and mortality in the country. Under the program SHE plans to implement awareness raising sessions, skills building and empowerment

Capacity Building of WDCs on SDG and Gender Equality

Project awarding letter was signed by Ali Fulhu Thuthu Foundation  (AFTF) and Hope for Women (HFW) today at a small function held at AFTF. AFTF will be supporting HFW to conduct capacity building workshops for WDCs in Vaavu Atoll and Shaviyani Atoll.  The workshops will focus on building the capacity of women in areas of gender, women’s rights, political participation, good governance and leadership. The specific objectives of the project will be to educate women community leaders on gender, SDGs

AFTF Grant Awarding to National NGOs

NGO Grants Ceremony

A small ceremony was held at Champa Central Hotel to award grants to 7 prominent NGOs in the country. These 7 NGOs are, UWC Maldives, Care Soceity, Cancer Society of Maldives, Journey, Society for Health Education, Maldives Autism Association & Maldivian Red Crescent. AFTF have been funding national NGOs since 2012 and under the program AFTF will be funding 3.3 million MVR to the NGOs this year. The funds would be used in providing scholarships, drug rehabilitation & HIV prevention,

L. Fonadhoo – Creative Handicraft and Lacquerware Course

L. Fonadhoo - Handicraft and Lacquer Works (20)

As tourism is being introduced in the southern area of Maldives and to the area where L. Fonadhoo belongs, developing traditional souvenir items has helped to generate income of local communities. Unfortunately, due to lack of facilities and expertise instructions this kind of works has being disappearing since years in the island. In the aim to build up an effective work force and also to provide employment for the young generation and to enable ways to generate income for the

VTC in carpentry for 10th grade students of Th.Vilufushee School

Th. Vilufushi - Hunaru Program

Level 3 certificate course in carpentry started in April and is on-going in Thaa Atoll Vilufushee School with the funding from AFTF. This project was submitted by the Parent Teachers Association of Th. Atoll Vilufushee School. 15 students of 10th grade are taking part in the course. All equipment and machineries required for the course is donated by AFTF and the instructor is conducting the course free of charge. This is the first batch of the course. The course module

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