Qimaavik Transition House Revitalization Project

$7,573 $4,927
Raised Remaining


Provide furniture and renovations for the domestic violence shelter. Create a more comfortable and uplifting environment that will raise the spirits of Qimaavik residents and staff.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

All women and children residents of Qimaavik have experienced violence in their lives and need an uplifting atmosphere that will promote the process of healing. At present, Qimaavik is furnished primarily with old furniture that looks bad, does not serve to lift a person’s spirit, and is falling apart. This creates extra stress for residents and staff.

How will this project solve this problem?

Move out the old furniture and move in the new. Assemble new dressers for the bedrooms, chairs for the dining room and furnishings for the lounge. Set up shelves and organize supplies for the sewing room.

Potential Long Term Impact

Will enhance the overall atmosphere of the Qimaavik Transition House, providing a more healing environment for abused women and children. Will build the capacity of Inuit women to work effectively with and to mentor other Inuit women.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $7,573

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $7,573 .  The original project funding goal was $12,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Thanks to 10 donors like you, a total of $7,573 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Debbie Paquette

Executive Director
Iqaluit, Nunavut Canada

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Map of Qimaavik Transition House Revitalization Project
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