International Development

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 4th March 2008.

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Photo of Karen Gillon Karen Gillon Labour

Question S3W-8671

To ask the Scottish Executive what financial assistance it has provided through the International Development Fund in 2007-08 and to which organisations.

Photo of Karen Gillon Karen Gillon Labour

Question S3W-8673

To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will detail expenditure from the International Development Fund in 2007-08 to date and identify projected expenditure to 31 March 2008.

Photo of Linda Fabiani Linda Fabiani Scottish National Party

The total expenditure to date from the International Development Fund (2007-08) is £3,930,078.04. Identified projected expenditure is £569,641.00. A breakdown of expenditure and identified projected expenditure to date are as follows:

2007-08 Expenditure to Date (Excluding Humanitarian Health Fund)

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Organisation Country Funding
Waverley Care Trust – Support to Limowadi for HIV Prevention and Care Zambia£19,646.00
Queen Margaret University – Support for Health Management Capacity Building Malawi£57,000.00
ALSO - Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Malawi£10,000.00
SCIAF – Fair Trade Forum Core Funding N/A£60,000.00
Glasgow Caledonian University and Malawi Institute of Tourism – Infrastructure and Staff Development Programme Malawi£111,200.00
Enterprising Global Citizen Consortium – Embedding of "Enterprising Global Citizen" in Malawi Malawi£18,000.00
University of GlasgowEnvironmental Management and Sustainable Development Training Programme Zambia and Ethiopia£30,950.00
Concern Worldwide – Community Therapeutic Care Malawi£83,750.00
Bell College – Transferring Technology Expertise to Primary Healthcare in Rural Malawi Malawi£149,600.00
SKIP Glasgow – Orphan Care and Rehabilitation Malawi£20,000.00
ALSO - Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Malawi£120,000.00
University of Edinburgh – Acute Respiratory Child Health Project Malawi£120,000.00
Scottish Crop Research Institute – Exploring Potato Farming Opportunities (Agriculture) Malawi£30,597.00
Westgate Health Centre – Twinning Between Malawian Clinics and Scottish General Practices Malawi£31,000.00
Bell College – Support Programme for Newly Qualified Practitioners Malawi£8,000.00
Stenhouse Primary School – Leadership Training for Senior School Staff Malawi£15,920.00
Bell College – Educational Development Project in Kamuzu College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences Malawi£36,906.00
Malawi Tomorrow - Perkins Brailler Rehabilitation Project Malawi£35,295.00
Glasgow City Council – Transportation of Goods to Malawi Malawi£25,000.00
Tearfund – Street Children in Malawi Malawi£81,940.00
Scottish International Relief – Mary’s Meals Malawi£75,891.00
World Exchange – Likhubula House Project Malawi£35,000.00
Scotland Malawi PartnershipHigher Education Project Malawi£17,200.00
Tearfund – Empowering Communities Malawi£51,557.00
Equal Exchange – Neno Macademia Nut Project Malawi£13,987.38
Sanday School – Promoting Equality between Sanday School, Orkney and Minga School Malawi£1,362.00
The Fair Trading Partnership – Fair Trade Bespoke Football Kit N/A£714.40
Balfron High School – Partnership with Robert Laws Secondary School Malawi£19,000.00
Scottish Education Development Centre – Understanding Developing (Learning About Malawi) Malawi£20,000.00
Rosehall High School – Healthy Lifestyle Project Malawi£20,000.00
Malawi Trade School Appeal Malawi£11,450.00
Books Abroad – Malawi Reading Matters Programme 2007 Malawi£14,400.00
Vetaid – Working Together: UK and Tanzania Tanzania£19,629.00
University of Edinburgh – Improving the quality of Education in Rural Areas Malawi£19,800.00
Global Concerns Trust – Tools and training for education and livelihood in Malawi Malawi£20,000.00
University of Dundee - Developing Partnership Links between Dundee University Medical School & Healthcare Institutions in Malawi Malawi£15,000.00
VSO Scotland - Global Exchange Programme Malawi£40,000.00
Jubilee Scotland – Once The Spotlight Moves On N/A£11,415.00
NIDOS – Core Funding N/A£85,000.00
WWF Scotland – Scotland/South Africa Eco School Exchange South Africa£5,792.00
SCIAF – Educational Capacity Building Project Sudan£35,000.00
University of Edinburgh – Scotland/Africa Directory All Africa£9,200.00
University of St Andrews – Enhancing Health Care Capacity Malawi£19,666.00
SCIAF – Darfur Emergency Response Operation Sudan£250,000.00
ICTHES World Care – Saving Lives, Reducing Unnecessary Suffering and Raising the Standard of Health Care Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South East Asia£47,875.00
EMMS International – Improving the health care of communities around Mulanje Malawi£47,743.00
IDEAS – Core Funding N/A£35,000.00
Challenges Worldwide - Helping Today’s Sri Lanka; Developing Tomorrow’s Scotland Sri Lanka£92,333.00
Concern Worldwide – Community Therapeutic Care Malawi£83,750.00
Oxfam in Scotland – Developing Malawi’s Millennium Development Goals Malawi£100,000.00
Challenges Worldwide - Helping Today’s Sri Lanka; Developing Tomorrow’s Scotland Sri Lanka£20,000.00
Scotland Malawi Business Group – Enterprise Programme Malawi£68,070.00
University of Strathclyde – Chikwawa Project Malawi£51,000.00
International Network of Street PapersThe Big Issue Ethiopia and Namibia£44,107.00
Mr Allan Burns - International Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Ghana£45,000.00
SCIAF – HIV/AIDS Project Tanzania£20,024.00
Christian Blind Mission – Child Sight Project Malawi£40,000.00
ICTHES World Care - Saving Lives, Reducing Unnecessary Suffering and Raising the Standard of Health Care Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South East Asia£53,250.00
Glasgow City Council – Transportation of Goods to Malawi Malawi£25,000.00
SCIAF – Educational Capacity Building Project Sudan£35,000.00
University of Strathclyde – Making Wonders Project Malawi£33,750.00
Scotland Malawi Partnership – Higher Education project Malawi£53,560.00
Deaf Action – Sign Language Interpreter Training Malawi and Swaziland£74,491.15
Scotland’s Buddhist Vihara – Livelihood Development for Widowed Single Parents Sri Lanka£27,500.00
Scotland’s Buddhist Vihara – Orphanage Project Sri Lanka£19,047.00
Equal Exchange – Neno Macademia Nut Project Malawi£71,666.00
Adam Smith College - Malawi Vocational Sector Capacity Building Malawi£60,000.00
University of Edinburgh – Integrated Child Lung Health Project Malawi£88,249.51
University of Stirling – Aquaculture Project Malawi£20,000.00
SCVO – Malawi Support and Civil Society Project Malawi£62,775.00
Lothian Zambia HIV/AIDS Partnership – Support to Develop and Sustain Primary Care Facilities at Isubilo Zambia£33,651.00
Lothian Zambia HIV/AIDS Partnership – Partnership Coordinator Post (Core Capacity Building) Zambia£59,600.00
Lothian Zambia HIV/AIDS Partnership – Support – Support for Skills Exchange in Antiretroviral Therapy for AIDS in Zambia Zambia£40,358.00
University of Stirling – Aquaculture Project Malawi£65,500.00
Christian Aid – HIV Connections Malawi£62,439
Royal College of Nursing – Health Leadership Programme Malawi£30,000
Scotland Malawi Mental Health – Clinical Training Malawi£30,000
Anaesthesia Training Programme – Clinical Training Malawi£30,000
Pathology Programme – Clinical Training Malawi£30,000
Civic Computing – Malawi Website Development Malawi£1,500
Link Community Development – Malawi School Improvement Programme Malawi£200,000
Tearfund – Chisomo Children’s Fund Malawi£50,000
Oxfam in Scotland – Extension to developing Malawi’s Millennium Development Goals Malawi£50,000
Total£3,878,106.44

2007-08 Expenditure to Date – Humanitarian Health Fund

Organisation Country Funding
Professor Frank Carey, Consultant Pathologist, NHS Tayside Malawi£5,000
Mrs Alison Fawcett, NHS Greater Glasgow Malawi£4,000
Dr Catriona Connolly, Anaesthetist, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee Malawi£5,000
Ms Christine J Fraser, Midwife, Greater Glasgow Liberia£1,225.40
Dr Harry Bennett, Ophthalmologist, Princes Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh Ethiopia£5,000
Anne Thomson, Acting Deputy Director, Royal College of Nursing Malawi£5,000
Dr Jim Bond, International Health Advisor, Edinburgh Mozambique£1,150
Rev.William Wilson, Zambezi Mission Malawi£4,000
Dr Johann Leuvennink, Consultant Pathologist, NHS Tayside Malawi£4896.20
Dr Leonie Boeing, Consultant Psychiatrist, NHS Lothian Malawi£5,000
Professor Barbara Parfitt, Director of Global Health and Development, Glasgow Caledonian University South Africa£2,500
William Whiteley, Dept of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General, Edinburgh Malawi£5,000
Prof Paul McGill, Consultant Rheumatologist, NHS Greater Glasgow Kenya£4,200
Total£51,971.60

2007-08 Identified Projected Expenditure For 2007-08 (Excluding Humanitarian Health Fund)

Organisation Country Committed
Scottish Fair Trade Forum – Core Funding N/A£40,000.00
University of Edinburgh – Higher Education Capacity Building Sub-Saharan Africa£26,000.00
University of Edinburgh – Building Capacity for Social Healing Sri Lanka£23,300.00
Child First – Kakushi Children’s Project Zambia£33,508.00
Mamie Martin Fund - Supporting Education of Girls in Northern Malawi Malawi£42,924.00
Dr Josephine Munthali - Child Support Project Malawi£64,284.00
Commonwealth Local Government Forum - Building Effective Local Governance and Democracy in Malawi Malawi£55,000.00
Imani Enterprises – Trade Connections Malawi£56,000.00
Queen Margaret University – Health Leadership Programme Malawi£40,000.00
Opportunity InternationalMicrofinance Programme Malawi£135,000.00
National Library of Scotland – Redevelopment of National Library Malawi Malawi£2,000.00
Imani Enterprises –Business development Malawi£6,000.00
LTS International – Review of Scholarship in Sub-Saharan Africa Malawi£17,625.00
Strathclyde University – Funding for immediate flood relief efforts in Chikwawa Malawi£5,000.00
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health – Malawi Paediatric Project Malawi£20,000
Total£566,641

2007-08 Identified Projected Expenditure For 2007-08 Humanitarian Health Fund

Organisation Country Committed
Dr Nicholas Scott, Anaesthetist, Golden Jubilee Hospital, Clydebank Ghana£3,000
Total£3,000

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