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Volunteers and funding needed to facilitate 4 projects to protect vulnerable children in Uganda East Africa

Located near Kampala city along Gayaza Road, Can-Uganda is a not for profit community based organization initiated with the plight of transforming the most disadvantaged livelihoods and communities in Uganda East Africa. We aim to protect, rescue and prevent any form of children violence in Uganda....

Funding needed for education of the teenage pregnancies problem in Teso, Uganda

The project idea is focusing to help the young girls still in school, but are threatened to drop out of school. The major issues the project is trying to address is the high teenage pregnancy rate which stands at 24.6 per cent. It is a result of harmful attitudes and practices like early/forced...

Funding for our Disaster Preparedness Training for Secondary School in Kenya

In Kenya, there has been increasing losses on population growth, as a result of which the impacts are now felt to a larger extent among the youths. Young people are the most important resources in a country as they have the strength to build the nation. However the vulnerable to the disasters are...

Provision of Sanitary Towels to Primary School Girls in Western Kenya

The Sheikkh Ndeda Kisanya is trying to help underprivileged young girls in primary school from Western Kenya. These girls are maturing and entering adulthood but often cannot afford to buy sanitary towels because they come from families that are too poor to manage providing a regular supply of...

Growing capacity - reshaping the lives of oppressed families in the slums of India Verified non-profit organisation

Eddie and his team are encouraging, educating and empowering oppressed women who are now developing their own savings and micro-finance institutions, transforming their families and building productive futures. You will be amazed as your simple gifts of time release potential and grow incredible...

Fuding for Re-Usable Sanitary Pads for School Girls in Kenya

About 65% of women and girls in Kenya cannot afford sanitary pads. Evidence suggests that the period around puberty is one in which many girls drop out of school or are absent from school for significant periods of time. Over 850,000 girls miss 6 weeks of school every year and women miss valuable...

Legal Aid for Indigenous People of Conflict Areas in Eastern Congo

With this project, LISVDHE would like to help vulnerable people like sexual violence's and tortures victims, orphans, old people, internal war displaced, widowers, and refugees. The problem in Congo is that with all the different conflicts, there have been a large number of human rights abuses....

Provision of better educational facilities for poor rural schools in Zimbabwe

I am trying to help children from poor rural schools in Zimbabwe who need proper facilities to carry out a successful education. The issue is that many children in Zimbabwe have classes under a tree or in dilapidated rural primary school with little school equipment and teaching resources. They...

Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancies and STDs in Zambia

As a youth led youth focused organisation, we are concerned with the increase in percentage of adolescent especially girls practicing behaviors that continue to increase their risk of HIV infection. Our report shows that there are wide misconceptions on pregnancy, with 47.7% of male youths...

Sanitary pads project for young women in Nairobi

Aspire Kibera wants to help young woman who can not afford sanitary towels in Kibera (Nairobi, Kenya). For young people from Kibera slum there are many obstacles that prevent them from going to school. One simple issue that affects many young women is the lack of access to sanitary towels. Many...

Advocating for Women Land-ownership Rights in Kasase District, Uganda

We are trying to help women who have lost the ownership of land to their husbands, thus leaving them with no land for cultivation which has greatly increased the levels of poverty. The right to property and equality with evidence indicates great abuse of women rights over land ownership in...

Help rural women in Uganda to increase food security

We aim to contribute to the eradication of hunger/food insecurity and environmental degradation through sustainable development initiatives and modern farming technologies. We know that women are the leading source of food production, and realise that empowering women in modern farming...

Improve employment and income for young women in Mufindi Iringa Region in Tanzania

We have had extensive experience of working with vulnerable groups in our community, including young people and street children. Girls and young women are among the most vulnerable of these groups. They live in an environment fraught with risks. The combination of an unstable family environment,...

Project Helping Widows in Tamil Nadu, India

We are trying to help women and children by addressing issues of women's development and the importance of education for the children and vocational training for the unemployed widows. We also provide free hospital medical camps for the needy. Our main purpose of the project is to help the...

Partner to upscale poverty alleviation and climate change project in India

We are helping indigenous women and youths at the base of the pyramid, enabling them earn some US$ 3-5 a day from just under US$ 1 a day. We are into production and ensuring alternative livelihood for them introducing from their destructive system of livelihood. The program helps them to...

Help HIV/AIDS affected households through micro-credit in Uganda

We are trying to help HIV/AIDS affected women and youth headed households in the Rakai & Lwengo Districts to improve their resource management and develop their ability to generate income. This will reduce their vulnerability. We want to do this through vigorous training of the...

Financial and material support for community project in Kenya

Our organisation is helping children and women as well as the youth and the general community with their development agendas. We do this by providing trainings on HIV/AIDS, providing feeding program, supporting resource centers, sponsorships, building community schools, providing uniforms,...

Empower girls in Sierra Leone

We support girls between 5-19 who have a need for protection. This is a group that includes orphans, rape and domestic violence victims, HIV positive and out-of-school girls who have no functioning family to turn to for help. They come from areas with harmful cultural practices and with no basic...

Empower young girls in Nigeria

We are trying to address the issue of young girls who leave school and become prostitutes. It's a global problem. The facts abound from community to community round the world. Approximately one-quarter of girls in developing countries are not in school. We are focusing on 60 girls girls between...

Establish a seed fund for rural women entrepreneurs in Uganda

We are an organization that has helped to start village savings banks (over 17) among rural women in villages throughout Eastern Uganda. Each week, the women get together to add a small amount of money that they have saved to a combined fund. Women can then take loans from the savings bank and...