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

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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,...

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Promoting children's education in coastal fishing villages in Orissa, India

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Literacy ratio in the coastal fishing villages has remained one of the lowest in the Odisha state, marine fishing communities keep giving very low priority to girl child education. Indeed, female children as little as four year old can be seen engaged in domestic chores and other production...

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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...

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Support Project: Access to Quality Education - Uganda

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We are focusing on school-aged children including early childhood development, school drop outs, their parents/guardians/caregivers, teachers and school management committee members. Issues to address: * Poor pupil academic performance due to: absenteeism of pupils and teachers at schools, lack...

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Bus & vocational training equipment needed in Eastern Cape South Africa

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Cookhouse is located in in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and has a population of 10,000 people. Cookhouse is a town with the highest number of HIV / AIDS infections, vulnerable children, orphanages, etc. Currently, there is only one clinic serving the entire community and surrounding farms...

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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....

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Community-based family homes for orphans and vulnerable children in Bangalore, India

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Reaching Hand have been working in the areas of rehabilitation of children from vulnerable communities by providing them a safe, protective environment where their basic needs such as food, clothing, shelter and education are met. The basic needs are critical at this point of time for the children...

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Help to pay school fees for vulnerable children and orphans, Uganda

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I am Keneth, born in Uganda and one of the people affected by the war of 1979-1986 which brought the current government to power. This war led to destruction of property and loss of many lives. In the war, I lost my grand mother and grand father and most of there property was destroyed, which led...

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Support orphans and other vulnerable children of local Andhra Pradesh tribes, India

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Among the underdeveloped tribes of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, India, orphans and other vulnerable children are in greater need of support today than ever before. In the past, we have invested in programs that give these children access to education, health care services, shelter, food and...

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Support Orphanage Development Centre in Congo

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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...