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Help to build a town for girl victims of sexual abuse in Bolivia Verified non-profit organisation

We want to help girls in Bolivia who are victims of sexual abuse by providing a safe environment for them, a place where they will receive the support necessary for their development and rehabilitation. This is part of our overall objective of trying to eradicate all forms of sexual violence...

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Growing capacity - reshaping the lives of oppressed families in the slums of India Verified non-profit organisation

Eddie and his team are encouraging, educating and empowering oppressed women who are now developing their own savings and micro-finance institutions, transforming their families and building productive futures. You will be amazed as your simple gifts of time release potential and grow incredible...

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Funding needed to build a school in Liberia, West Africa

We are trying to address the issue of the lack of for the children in the rural villages surrounding the area where we work. Only the older children are managing to get some sort of education if they are strong enough to walk 2 hours, one way, to the nearest school. The kindergarten and...

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Funding to build a centre for displaced flood victims and an orphanage in Nigeria

We are trying to get support for the displaced flood victims and needy children in Delta State and Bayelsa State in Nigeria, in response to the flooding in Bayelsa in October 2012. Right now our team in Nigeria has come forward to provide shelter and food for 1200 flood victims and 310 orphans, and...

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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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Funding needed to build Nursery schools in Chin state, Myanmar

In villages in Myanmar, there is no nursery school for children to start their education and learn the Burmese (there are more than 100 languages in Myanmar) and Basic English. Thousands of children are without education and thousands of children do not even finish primary education. Myanmar...

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Building a school in Yaounde, Cameroon

Rapid urbanization is leading to an explosive increase of the population in metropolitan areas in Cameroon such as the city of Yaounde. While the increasing population is bringing a huge number of social and economic problems, the impact of job and training availability, and the physical, social...

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Help to build and set up a ''home'' for poor Christians in Pakistan

Amoon Evangelical Ministry is a Christian organization in Pakistan working to help enslaved, poor, orphaned, neglected, and abandoned children and widows. We help all those in need by providing food, shelter and education, specifically to help children through school (both at home and at public...

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Partnership to build a centre for children with disabilities in Lebanon

Our non-profit organization SNAP helps children with different mild and moderate forms of disabilities:
 - Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) - Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) - All types of Learning Disabilities (LD) such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Auditory...

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ONGOING OFFER: Provision of 30 Litre Rotary Barrels for easier collection of potable water by women and children.

To work with partners including NGOs, agencies, voluntary groups, charities etc,. to provide 30 litre Rotary Water Barrels to replace the dirty unhealthy containers, buckets, jerry cans etc currently used by women and children to collect non potable water. The majority collect over long...

In: Standards

1. Product

Right product, rightly placed with right outcomes is the very essence of this industry. This section has entries of two kinds. Where existing standards are of relevance to product, appropriate sections are excerpted (e.g. WHO, Sphere). Where we have found little by way of existing standards for...

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Disaster Relief

A considerable body of research exists on disaster and relief recommendations. We are drawing upon these to extract those components that are in-kind specific.

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Good practice in community based disaster risk management

This document presents good practices from the GOI-UNDP Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Programme, which envisages accelerating capacity development for disaster reduction at the national level and in some of the most-vulnerable regions in the country through community-based and gender sensitive...

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Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, a UN Millennium Project Report, recommends concrete actions toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The report presents an overview of the findings and recommendations of the UN Millennium Project. The document was co-authored...

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Grameen Danone creates a social dairy business enterprise in Bangladesh

Grameen Danone Foods, popularly known as "Grameen Danone" is a social business enterprise which, launched in 2006, has been designed to provide children with many of the key nutrients that are typically missing from their diet in rural Bangladesh.

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Poultry innovation platform (entrepreneurship)

RIU Tanzania is building up a programme of poultry-related activities in partnership with a range of private sector organisations. The programme is seeking to develop agri-business entrepreneurship capacity through poultry farming for sustainable income generation and enterprise development in the...

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Responsible investment: a force for poverty alleviation

The current crisis offers the opportunity to rethink the contribution that investors can make to eradicating global poverty. Oxfam believes that investors have a critical role to play in poverty alleviation, through supporting economic growth, building infrastructure, and helping to create a...

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Joining Forces for Change: Demonstrating Innovation and Impact through UN-Business Partnerships

Joining Forces for Change: Demonstrating Innovation and Impact through UN-Business Partnerships, a publication by the UN Global Compact Office, presents a case for partnering with the UN in addition to listing case studies of successful UN-business partnerships. The partnerships presented in the...

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Code of Conduct for NGOs engaged in Humanitarian Action, Reconstruction, and Development in Afghanistan

Code of Conduct for NGOs engaged in Humanitarian Action, Reconstruction, and Development in Afghanistan is aimed at promoting improved understanding of NGOs in Afghanistan, their purposes, and their accomplishments among the general public, government, donors and the media. The principles of...

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WTO Director-General Mike Moore calls for increased trade liberalisation to help finance development

WTO Director-General Mike Moore calls for increased trade liberalisation to help finance development, a news article, reports that the then WTO Director-General Mike Moore said trade liberalisation can make a huge contribution to the generation of resources for the financing of development. But Mr...