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AID-COMILLA is a non-political, non-profitable and non-governmental organization based in Comilla, Bangladesh. The philosophy of AID- COMILLA is based on the conviction that the paramount need of men/women and children is not relief but release from the prison of poverty and to enable them to earn secure and sustainable livelihoods through freely chosen productive employment. AID-COMILLA aspires after a society free from exploitation and oppression. It also strives to augment human dignity, fraternity and social justice in the process of its development endeavours.
The Barefoot College is a voluntary organization working in the fields of education, skill development, health, drinking water, women empowerment and electrification through solar power for the upliftment of rural people. Influenced by the Gandhian philosophy of each village being self-reliant, the policy of the Barefoot College is to take students, primarily women from the poorest of villages and teach them skills such as installing, building and repairing solar lamps and waterpumps without requiring them to read or write.
The Cambodia Landmine Museum was created so that it might serve as a place of healing for bodies, hearts and minds. The facility contains a school, an orphanage with living facilities for up to 30 at-risk children, and an office for the mission’s administration needs. It also provides employment opportunities for several teachers and local Khmers who play an important part in the Cambodia Landmine Museum family. Moreover, it is a place for action, serving as a launching pad for humanitarian and landmine relief outreach initiatives.
Cambodian Living Arts, a project of World Education, works to support the revival of traditional Khmer performing arts and to inspire contemporary artistic expression. CLA supports arts education, mentorship, networking opportunities, education, career development, and income generating projects for master performing artists who survived the Khmer Rouge as well as the next generation of student artists.
Cambodian Children’s Fund’s mission is to break cycles of poverty and abuse and to create positive change in Cambodia through intervention and education for the most impoverished and underserved children and their families. By providing optimum education, health care, job placement, technology training and leadership development, the children in CCF’s care enter Cambodian society with highly developed skills, ambition and integrity.
CCF offers child sponsorship programs and volunteer opportunities based on relevant skills/expertise.
CDA Collaborative Learning Projects is a non-profit organization committed to improving the effectiveness of international actors who provide humanitarian assistance, engage in peace practice, and are involved in supporting sustainable development.
CDA is best known for its development of the peace and conflict impact assessment tool known as “Do No Harm” analysis. DNH helps humanitarian and development assistance workers to identify the way their assistance interacts with conflicts in the societies where they work and to develop options for minimizing the ways aid can reinforce conflict and enhance positive support for peace.
The ChildSafe Network consists of local and international people, businesses and groups that protect children from abuse and prevent them from being placed in abusive situations.
Child Safe is managed by Friends International, a non-profit assisting marginalised young people- particularly street children and youth across the world since 1994.
Girls & Football SA is a South African based girl’s empowerment initiative that encourages sport, media and education as developmental tools for girls and young women that inspire body ownership, strength and self esteem.
Global Voices is a community of bloggers and translators around the world who work together to bring you reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media.
Global Voices advocates for freedom of expression around the world to protect the rights of citizen journalists to report on events and opinions without fear of censorship or persecution.
To reduce poverty and hunger, improve the health of rice farmers and consumers, and ensure environmental sustainability through collaborative research, partnerships, and the strengthening of national agricultural research and extension systems.
JAGORI (‘AWAKEN, WOMEN’) is a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource centre, based in New Delhi, India – that was established in 1984 with the aim of carrying feminist consciousness to a wider audience using creative media.
Consciousness raising and awareness building on violence, health, education, development, and advocacy on women ́s rights and gender equality.
Dissemination of information and knowledge on feminist concerns to meet the needs of women ́s groups, NGOs, and development organizations.
Maison de la Gare is a grassroots not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of talibé children in St. Louis, Senegal.
Talibés: (koranic school students who are forced to beg and suffer severe physical abuse and neglect)
The group aims to facilitate the re- integration of the talibé children into formal education and the community, improving their living conditions and giving them a chance to lead healthy and productive lives as active members of society.
Young children and their working mothers are one of the most vulnerable sections living in poverty, in India today. While the adults toil, young children suffer neglect and the older ones bear the responsibility of adult chores. Mobile Creches has been a presence in this landscape since 1969.
Mobile Creches Mission is to ensure holistic development of young children with a special focus on birth to 3 years, to work with partners and communities to enable them to develop crèche and childcare arrangements and to champion the cause of children’s rights at all levels of civil society.
PEPY (Promoting Education, emPowering Youth) is a Cambodia-based NGO founded in 2005 and inspired by the belief that education is the key to sustainable change.Through Education Programs, which collaborate with government-funded schools, and Community Development Programs, working directly with children and families, PEPY strives to enable access to quality education, with a focus on leadership, creative learning and critical thinking within the Chanleas Dai Commune in the district of Kralanh in Siem Reap province.
1 in 5 children dies before the age of 5 in Cambodia as a result of water born diseases. RDI has combined technology, education, and heart in order to combat this.
The RDI Mission: To provide clean water and a safe environment for all of Cambodia, to train and capacity build young Cambodian scientists and to provide an environment for outside partners to gather important research for Cambodia’s future.
Small World is a collaborative workplace where young Cambodian entrepreneurs can learn and launch new ideas in a productive working environment.
SpanAfrica partners with development-focused grassroots organizations to build sustainable operations that deepen their impact by offering non-profits a collaborative environment for skill building, expert mentorship, and seed funding that accelerates their success.
Tortugas Fundacion Yepes is an organization dedicated to protecting Sea Turtles as well as other community conservation projects through sustainable methods. Tortugas Fundacion Yepes also organizes other eco-friendly, community projects such as recycling programs, environmental education and beach cleaning campaigns.
Tostan empowers African communities to bring about sustainable development and positive social transformation based on respect for human rights. Working primarily in remote regions, Tostan provides holistic, participatory education to adults and adolescents who have not had access to formal schooling with the belief that the most immediate, effective, and sustainable social change and development comes from the communities themselves.
WITNESS uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. WITNESS empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change.