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Reduce poverty by helping women and youth in Uganda


Our organisation aims at supporting women and youth of Kagadi Sub- County to improve on their house hold income and give them a brighter future and reduce poverty in the community. Our two main fields are: - Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship Development - Care and support for the orphans...

Providing unemployed teens and rural youth with skills and training in Ghana


The aim of the project is to identify and support poor unemployed girls and women, particularly those under 18 years old, who are living below the poverty line and have engaged in social vices such as prostitution and other forms of sexual exploitation, robbery, streetism and alms begging. The...

Training of poverty ridden rural women in India


The Women Shristi Association is an NGO based in West Bengal, with regional office in Kolkata. We work with the rural women who are victims of poverty and prey to social evils such as prostitution and trafficking. We intend to train these women in tailoring, handicraft, jute works, computer skills...

Teaching Programme for Traditional Birth Attendants in Ghana


Akpafu organization is trying to help train practicing but untrained traditional birth attendants in Ghana. The need to train traditional birth attendants stems from the current shortage of professional nurses and midwives in the country and for that matter in the project region. The main goal is...

Support Orphanage Development Centre in Congo


We are helping orphans and children from poor families to attend school in order to have a brighter future. After many years of war many children were orphaned and no one there to help them. In 2006, we decided to start a Centre for orphans at Rumangabo (45 miles from Goma) Fifty percent of the...

Tailor training centres for Dalit women in India


Dalits are the most socio-economically oppressed class in India. The aim is to train and support impoverished Dalit women in basic tailoring, so that they can support themselves and their families. Centres aim to make and market garments to support the units and to provide the women with an income....

Funding & volunteers for Girls At Risk Support Unit (GARSU) in Uganda


Girl Child Network (GCN) UGANDA envisions a society where girls are empowered and enjoy their rights with support from whole communities so as to walk in the fullness of their potential. GCN: * Mobilizes whole communities to eradicate patriarchal structures that dominate homes, schools, and...

Microfinance for poor women in Cameroon


Voice of Grace Foundation - Cameroon (VGFC) is a non-profit social and humanitarian organization founded in November 2006, and a member of the Women’s National Forum (WNF). VGFC's vision is to alleviate poverty by developing those who have been marginalized in the community into job creators and to...

Empowering poor Dalit in rural villages in India through job skills training


The Scheduled Castes (Dalit) constitute more than 70% of the total population of Orissa as per census 2011. Pana, Dom, Ganda, Ghasi, Hadi, Kandara, Bauri, Gokha, Dhoba are treated most socially and economical backward schedule castes in Odisha. These sub caste are socially untouchable, socially,...

Development of herbal gardens to help rural women in Tamilnadu, India


India has, according to statistics, the highest rates of malnutrition although it is basically an agrarian country producing surplus food. Rural economy has not improved despite several measures by the Government to improve the conditions of farmers, rural artisans and indigenous communities in...