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Help to build a school for vulnerable girls in Maasailand, Kenya

We work with vulnerable young mothers and children, most of whom are between 13 and 18 years old. When these girls give birth their lives become hopeless as they are unable to continue with their education and frequently find it difficult to support their children. We want to ensure that young...

Help to create micro-enterprises for women in Mazini, Swaziland, Verified non-profit organisation

We are aiming to assist underprivileged women in Manzini to attain financial independence through the creation of micro-businesses that will generate income. In Manzini, the most densely populated town in Swaziland, there are very few possibilities for self-advancement. Women, in particular,...

Volunteers needed to assist the Institute for Integrated Rural Development, Hong Kong)

We aim to assist the people living in poverty-stricken rural areas of China to improve their livelihoods and raise their ability to fulfill their potential. Our goal is to ensure that the children and women in impoverished rural areas of China have access to quality and affordable health care...

Help to establish vocational training centres for women in India

We aim to help the underprivileged in India in regard to education, healthcare, self-employment, social welfare and disaster relief. We provide scholarships for poor students and have established a medical diagnostic centre cum polyclinic and conduct free medical camps. We also distribute food...

Help Girls to stay in school in the Korogocho slum, Kenya

We are trying to help school girls in the Korogocho slum stay in school by providing them with a monthly supply of sanitary pads. Many poor families cannot afford to buy sanitary protection for their daughters who consequently do not attend school during their menstrual periods. This then means...

Establishing a laboratory to help pregnant women in Yaounde, Cameroon.

The rate of maternal/infant mortality in Cameroon is alarming (650/1000 women die per year.) Mothers die while giving birth, and children die before their fifth birthday. The situation creates a great deal of panic among women who say their last prayers before going into the labour wards because ...

Combatting violence against women in Iraq

Our federation is involved in supporting civil society in Iraq. We implement projects designed to increase democracy in our country and need your help to do this. A group of people we specifically want to help are women who are too often the target of violence and domestic abuse. Due to a...

Support the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) and HIV/AIDS in Manyoni District, Tanzania

We are trying to help women in villages of Manyoni District in Tanzania, where Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) are still being performed. FGM is a traditional custom practiced for centuries among most of the tribes living in our area. Women still put their lives at risk by practicing the custom and...

Vocational training for women and vulnerable children in Uganda

The Charity Foundation Uganda is a community based NGO that operates in the Luuka district. We provide vocational skills designed to lead to job creation and we promote saving and credit schemes. We are also interested in environmental conservation and health. We want to assist young people and...

Empower women through art and recycling in Ecuador

We work in one of the poorest areas in Quito, home to many indigenous people who are outside any governmental social programmes. We offer support, outreach, and technical assistance to women from these communities for whom education is often seen as a waste of time. We help the women through job...

Setting up diagnostic health camps in rural India

We want to provide health care facilities for the nomadic population living in rural areas in India, where there is little or no health infrastructure. The major need is for regular diagnostic health camps to be held for rural people with the ability to follow up cases from time to time. Such...

Training project for women shea nut farmers in Ghana

We are trying to help women subsistence farmers in two districts of Northern Ghana. The women grow shea nuts, but as most of them are illiterate, they lack the skills needed to pick and process their produce efficiently. They also need help to produce and market the kind of procucts (soap, face...

Higher education campus for women in Nairobi, Kenya

The Regina Pacis University College is an initiative of a religious order, the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi, whose mission is to uplift the human dignity of poor and marginalized people by promoting education. The order aims to prepare students to uphold human dignity and to hold high moral...

Fruit processing equipment and technical assistance for smallholder farmers group in Rumphi, Mlalawi

DAMRA intends to help 120 farmers (out of these 67 are women) living in the most marginalised rural remote and under-served areas of Rumphi district. Community members in these rural setup are poor on average living on less than 1 US$/day per household. On average each household has 4 to 5 members....

Poultry farming expansion project in Kenya

Mwengenye Widows, Widowers and Orphans Slums Organization (MWOSO) is an NGO in Kenya. We mobilize people in the community through education and training and starting income generating project. We tackle hunger and social issues, and help widows, widowers and orphans in a variety of ways, helping...

Establish Women Empowerment Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo

In areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo like Fizi that are heavily dependent on agriculture, most women are overworked and without power in the household. They are engaged in housework and domestic labour from morning to night, as they have to look after their husbands, draw water, clean the...

School girl health and sanitation project, Mpigi District, Uganda

We want to help schoolgirls in Uganda to manage their menstrual periods more easily. Through building girl-friendly clean pit-latrines with washing facilities and clean washing water, we will enable girls to manage their periods and improve girls' education. In the Mpigi District of Uganda a...

Support for survivors of sexual and gender based violence in Montserrado County, Liberia

The project aims at providing training and support to vulnerable women and survivors of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) as well as educating men and youth in West Point and Red Light Communities. 1. To build resilience and enhance the livelihoods of 80 vulnerable women (particularly...

Support Non-profit Youth Organization in Manila, Philippines

1012 Youth Organization is a non-profit, non-governmental, and socio-civic organization in Manila, Philippines. It was established in 2009, and since that year, we could not do monthly project due to lack of fund. Our beneficiaries are mostly youth but also we care for children, persons with...

Economic empowerment by farming for widows in Uganda

This project is aimed at supporting 200 widows living with HIV/AIDS and 600 children under their care, so that they are able to live and support their households. The project will primarily address issues connected to - Household income insecurity - Food and nutritional insecurity - High...