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Gap Inc. and the Door launched a programme to provide job training for underprivileged youth

In 2006, Gap Inc. partnered with "The Door", a New-York City non-profit, to launch a joint job training and internship program for under-served youth. Since then, more than 1,000 youth have participated in the training and it has expanded to additional cities in the U.S.

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PROMASOL partners to provide green energy and create jobs in Morocco

For a country like Morocco with 3,000 hours of sun per year, totally depending on imports for its energy needs seems like a paradox. Being aware of such a situation, Moroccan authorities aimed to benefit from renewable sources of energy to produce at least 10% of the country’s energy needs by 2010....

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The Veolia Foundation helps to save jobs for people with disabilities

The Veolia Environnement Foundation is sharing in the costs of refurnishing the premises of ESAT (établissement ou Service d’Aide par le Travail) an organisation run by the French NGO, CPRH.

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A Micro Credit success story in Tunisia

Faced with the constant flow of new job seekers, the Tunisian government created, in late 1997, the Tunisian Solidarity Bank (BTS). BTS is a microfinance institution established by Tunisian President Ben to finance private micro-projects in Tunisia.

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New fund launched in Vietnam for business projects that benefit the poor

The Vietnam Challenge Fund (VNCF) Project is supported and financed by the Ford Foundation and is managed by the Enterprise Development Foundation (Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry). VNCF provides non-refundable grants to enterprises to finance parts of their innovative projects in order to...

IBC Group Ltd

IBC Group assists SMEs in West-Kazakhstan by creating favourable start up conditions, including provision of additional work places, creation of new jobs, microcredit loans and various consulting services in finance, marketing, business management. IBC Group also conducts computer training,...

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)

MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) is an association of business women and men who invest in the lives of families living in poverty around the world. MEDA offers affordable credit, together with marketing and business training, to low income entrepreneurs. MEDA's target group...

Pad-Up Creations

Pad-Up Creations is a major producer of washable and reusable sanitary pads in Africa. As a social company, Pad-Up has provided over 1 million girls and women in 13 African countries with access to sanitary pads that will last them a minimum of 1 year while creating 93 permanent jobs.

Helps International (HINT) Cameroon

Helps International (HINT) Cameroon works to improve on the social and economic well-being and health of the poor and underprivileged in the society through education, skills development and job creation. HINT pursues its mission through community development centres called Halfway Home Training...

Charity Job

The Charity Job website provides a free service for charity job seekers and employers in the UK.. It includes an online listing of over 800 charity job vacancies, as well as a weekly digest of all new vacancies added. The weekly digest will be emailed to anyone who signs up for it.

Calvary Chapel - Managua Nicaragua

Calvary Chapel - Managua Nicaragua serves one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Managua by providing free meals daily, jobs for the unemployed in their bakery, and elementary school education.

Microfinance Gateway

The Microfinance Gateway is a comprehensive source of information for and about the micro-finance industry. It includes research and publications, discussion groups, specialised resource centers, organisation and consultant profiles, as well as the latest news, events, and job opportunities in...

Opportunity International UK

Opportunity International's mission is to provide opportunities that enable people suffering chronic poverty to transform their lives by creating jobs, stimulating small businesses and strengthening communities. OI works through independent local partners who provide small business loans, savings...

About.com - Resource for Finding Non-Profit Jobs

About.com resource page for finding jobs with charitable organisations. The page provides tips for job searching, as well as links to non-profit job listings.

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Entrepreneurship courses and job creation in Senegal

The purpose of our association is to assist entrepreneurs who want to start businesses here in the region of Thies, Senegal. We support them so they can present good documents to avoid falling into bankruptcy. We also help young job seekers freshly out of university. We fight against...

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Support entrepreneurs and create jobs in farming and sports in Ghana

Our NGO aims to create entrepreneurs in Ghana who will change their life and the life's of others. The project on the graduate unemployment in ghana would see to assisting young graduates to set up their own business and also help the intelligent but needy youth get into indigenous business to help...

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Global Hand Principles

Global Hand, and its parent NGO, Crossroads Foundation, aims to ensure that aid given is good aid. You can find a range of standards, specific to sectors of the disaster and development spectrum, in our Standards, Guidelines and Toolkits section. A high level summary of Global Hand's standards...

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Corporate charitable partnerships come alive with Five Talents

Five Talents UK, a microfinance charity, has secured several corporate partnerships which have had a transformative effect.

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Creating Value For All: Community-Based Tourism in Kyrgyzstan

Community-based tourism (CBT)-a type of a tourism that is owned and managed by the local community and its members- has emerged as a mechanism to facilitate locally based tourism activities in many developing countries, including the Kyrgyz Republic. The first CBT group was established in May 2000...

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PwC employees support skills development programmes for young people

Since 2004, a number of PwC employees have supported unemployed youths on The Prince's Trust Team Programme, a personal development course.