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Vocational training and HIV/AIDS awareness to vulnerable groups in Uganda

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We are helping our community through the Palmyrah Workers Development Society by working on a project for disadvantaged people in our society; women with disabilities, widows, orphans, and teenage mothers. We address the issues on poverty, gender based violence, HIV/Aids prevalence, and...

Microfinance, water, and skill development in rural East Africa

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Technological Empowerment for Africa (TEFA), started in 2009, is a non-profit organization in East Africa started as a Christian compassion social enterprise. TEFA is working to make a sustainable difference in the lives of the poorest people to overcome the barrier of marginalization by providing...

Child development centre for children born with Downs Syndrome – the first of its kind in Uganda

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The association is helping and supporting children born with Downs Syndrome and their families in areas on health, education, social welfare and income generation. 
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: a) HEALTH: A majority of children born with Downs Syndrome do not have access to specialized health services in...

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

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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...

Tailor training centres for Dalit women in India

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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....

Start-up capital for firstborn entrepreneurs in Kenya

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First Comes First (FCF) is a Kenyan organization that seeks to bring together all firstborn children from every family and to help them improve their welfare despite the pressure that comes with the responsibility of being the first blood in the family. The organization is a peace ambassador, an...

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

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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...

Reduce poverty by helping women and youth in Uganda

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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...

Training of poverty ridden rural women in India

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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...

Micro-credit for low-income women in Ghana

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Human Development Focus is a NGO non-profit organization working for total development of humankind, especially for the disadvantaged and marginalized population in society. We started a micro credit scheme for low income women in 2002, helping to provide funding to improve incomes of poor women in...