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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...

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Need Funding for Christian Leadership Development in Uganda

SAMARITAN FOR CHILD ACTION NETWORK Uganda (SCAN Uganda) is a Ugandan community based organization that works with vulnerable groups such as orphans, women and people living with HIV/AIDS with service delivery ranging from basic skills for self-reliance, enhancing child education and meet challenges...

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Building a Children's Town in Kossodo and Zaghtouly, Burkina Faso Verified non-profit organisation

Burkina Faso is, at present, one of the 30 poorest countries in the world. The poverty in the country is not caused by war or political corruption but, rather, by desertification, which causes the Sahara Desert to advance further and further south every year. The poverty has brought about famine...

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Request for partnership for Teenage Mother project in rural areas in Cameroon

We are trying to help rural people in as many communities possible in Cameroon by bringing innovative projects that will not only create employment for them, but also improve on their life style. We carry out projects on hiv/aids sensitization, local water resource management, farming and animal...

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Developing resource centre and orphanage through financial and material aid in India

We hope to bring just realistic, measurable, spiritual, social and economical transformation to most backward and needy 10,000 villages in Uttar Pradesh & Bihar, India by 2020. The villages we will focus on are economicaly very poor, their people are daily laboures and landless farmers whose...

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Empower local communities through sustainable protection of the environment, Cameroon

A healthy environment is essential to human welfare. At the same time the constraints and avenues to improved environ mental management mainly arise from human needs and actions. There is thus a strong linkage between environmental and social agendas and tools such as stakeholder analysis,...

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Support community development in DR Congo

Need financial and technical partners that can help FERAPAD association to bring to fruition its humanitarian actions in favor of women and children, peace, human rights and sustainable development in rural areas, to the territory of Fizi, South Province Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...

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Microfinance, water, and skill development in rural East Africa

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...

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Educational Development Need in Papua New Guinea

We need funding and educational material support from individual and donor organization project partners for our various Educational projects focused on disadvantaged school children, students, and schools in Papua New Guinea to empower individual's lives and alleviate poverty. We have four major...

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Environmental Defense and DuPont develop a framework for responsible nanotechnology

Environmental Defense, an environmental advocacy organization, and DuPont, a science-based products and services company, have developed a comprehensive, practical, and flexible Framework for evaluating and addressing the potential risks of nanoscale materials.

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Coffee Kids partners with private sector to rebuild coffee farmers' community in Indonesia

In late April 2005, the Aceh Tsunami Relief Fund, established by the NGO Coffee Kids, in partnership with the corporation ForesTrade Inc., began a project to support the reconstruction of local community infrastructure in the coffee-growing Gayo Highland region in Central Aceh, Indonesia.

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Regional perspectives on "Sustainable Livelihoods and Business"

Regional perspectives on Sustainable Livelihoods and Business, a publication of the WBCSD, discusses the potential of Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) businesses - businesses that benefit the poor while opening new doors to companies’ activities. The report presents the features and findings obtained...

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G3 Guidelines of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework

The G3 Guidelines of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework provide guidance for organisations to use as the basis for disclosure about their sustainability performance (organisation’s economic, environmental, and social performance), and also provide stakeholders a universally-applicable,...

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Linking Business with Pro-Poor Development

Linking Business with Pro-Poor Development explores two key questions, How can business be pro-poor? and How can such partnerships be made sustainable? The document showcases how an innovative private-community partnership transformed the livelihoods of highly vulnerable families in far flung...

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Water and sustainable development: A business perspective

"Scarce, cheap, and wasted. In too many places water is a triple paradox," says this updated WBCSD paper on water, which was originally prepared for the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) in April 2004. Its message is straightforward: with no water there can be no business.

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Green Works: recycling office furniture

Green Works, a social enterprise based in the UK, collects unwanted office furniture from big companies like Marks & Spencer and recycles it to sell at a discount from one of six London warehouses to schools, colleges, charities, housing associations and small businesses. The firm recently...

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Promoting safer operations and emergency preparedness in China

Dow Chemical Company is a diversified chemical company that offers a broad range of products and services. A partnership between the ministry of environmental protection (MEP), UNEP, and Dow promotes chemical safety, emergency preparedness and safer production in the chemical sector in China.

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General Electric Company brings business know-how to Girls Inc. Dallas

The General Electric Company's (GE) partnership with Girls Inc. Dallas has provided Girls Inc. Dallas with both financial support and with volunteers to help the NGO improve its delivery of services.

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SELCO partners with India's state banks to bring sunlight to rural India

SELCO India is a Bangalore‐based social enterprise that makes solar lighting technology accessible to the economically impoverished people in India. SELCO’s mission is based on a simple but powerful idea that the economic conditions of the impoverished can be improved substantially if they are made...

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Opportunities for investors in sustainable energy in India

The goal of this report is to inform investors about the market potential of the clean energy industry serving India’s rural BoP market, by looking at its opportunities, challenges, and potential paths to growth. The report aims to present an overall picture of these growing clean energy sectors,...