IRAQ - URUK

ALIPH is committed to concrete and sustainable initiatives to protect the richness and diversity of the world’s cultural heritage

Saving 16th Century Churches in the Sondondo Valley

Sondondo Valley, Peru

Located in Peru's Sondondo Valley are twelve 16th century churches, which were damaged during the civil war in the 1980s-90s. The project will complete a general diagnosis and then perform emergency interventions to consolidate the roofs of five of the churches.

Name Saving 16th Century Churches in the Sondondo Valley

Location Sondondo Valley, Peru

Amount 266 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Type of grant Call for projects

Multi-Religious Heritage, Salvage and Education

Somalia

The sacred site of Aw-Barkhadle in Somalia embodies local diversity, including Christian, Islamic and potentially Jewish religions, as well as indigenous beliefs. The local organization Horn Heritage aims to build communal cohesion and peace by protecting this endangered multi-religious heritage.

Name Multi-Religious Heritage, Salvage and Education

Location Somalia

Amount 130 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Type of grant Call for projects

Western Sudan Community Museums

Sudan

Three museums in Sudan--Darfur Museum in Nyala, Sheikan Museum in El Obeid, Khalifa House in Khartoum--hold important collections showing living heritage artifacts as well as archaeological objects. This project, now entering its second phase, will improve site security and conservation standards of the three museums. In addition, traditional shade shelters for daytime and outdoor displays of living heritage will be constructed. Training sessions are also planned for local staff to expand their skills in running labs and conservation techniques.

Name Western Sudan Community Museums

Location Sudan

Amount 808 K $

Years 2020 - 2021

Type of grant Call for projects

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