Hélène Ralivao Fund
Applications for training on gender justice and leadership in Africa
Last call for applications: 30 December 2022
Currently there are no open calls for this campaign
If you wish to apply, please contact the leadership of your church.
The LWF invites women, men and youth from its member churches in Africa to submit applications for a training in theology, gender justice and leadership education, under the Hélène Ralivao Fund.
The Hélène Ralivao Fund was established in 2021 as a legacy to the Malagasy Lutheran Church woman theologian after whom it is named, honoring her commitment to gender justice in the African context.
Eligibility and criteria
Applications are invited for training in theology, gender justice and leadership education. The program consists of:
- In-person training at Tumaini University Makumira, Tanzania, 13-24 February 2023;
- Research projects in candidates’ home countries;
- Return to Makumira later in 2023 for five days to share research results and receive participation certificate.
The training will host up to 30 participants from the LWF member churches in Africa.
The Hélène Ralivao Fund provides scholarships for women studying theology in the LWF African region. The fund also coordinates research and resource development on the intersection between theology, gender justice and leadership that will serve women, men and youth within the region and across the communion.
All applications must be endorsed by an LWF member church leader.
The program adheres to LWF’s gender and youth quota.
Photo: Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus