"Nations of Their Own" Documentary

We are so thrilled and proud to announce our collaboration with We Animals Media (founded by Jo-Anne McArthur who also happens to be one of our ambassadors!) on a feature-length documentary entitled “Nations of Their Own” which addresses the long-debated question of how a movement can fight for animal rights amidst an era of increasingly vulnerable human rights.

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Moringa Seed Water Filters

We have partnered with Lwasima, a self-help group in the Western province of Kenya, to improve the health of rural populations by providing them access to a sustainable, clean and safe drinking water supply. While millions of people in the developing world do have access to water, in most instances it is unsafe for drinking, causing countless debilitating gastro-intestinal diseases which can lead to death.

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Sanitary Facilities for an Elementary School

Bome Valley is an isolated community in one of the most under-developed divisions of the North West Region of Cameroon. This community has five primary schools and a secondary school whose infrastructure and toilet facilities are in a deplorable state. After recording three incidents of pupils falling in the toilet due to the poor state of the facilities at the GS Bome elementary school, the headteacher banned the use of the toilets.

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Encouraging Local Conservation in Puerto Rico

We are thrilled to be partnering with Harimau Conservation in Puerto Rico supporting a unique initiative to: 1 – enact humane and environmental education in three elementary and middle schools located in Morovis, a municipality in the northern part of the island, to create environmental awareness and sustainable solutions to the problems caused by the effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria…

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Creating a Safe Space for Maasai Girls and Women

The Maasai society is a very patriarchal society where girls and women often suffer from serious discrimination and are generally disempowered, resulting in forced early marriages, practices of female genital mutilation and regular instances of gender-based violence. One of the biggest challenges for these girls and women is their inability to safely confide in one another and share their frustrations and aspirations …

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Charcoal Briquette Production

Women in Action is community-based organization, based in the Busana sub-county of Uganda, with whom we are partnering to equip up to 120 women and adolescent girls with the skills and equipment to manufacture charcoal briquettes using various organic waste materials mixed in with soil, cassava flour and clay.

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Holistic Education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Community Relief and Development Action is a non-profit based in Cameroon whose goal is to provide an inclusive and holistic educational program targeting vulnerable and internally displaced children as well as orphans in the Tiko semi-urban slums.

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Micro-Kitchen Gardening for Single Mothers

We are working with Seed For Life Initiative to provide 40 single child mothers in Kasese (Western Uganda) with the skills to establish vegetable micro-kitchen gardens within the small spaces they rent. Child mothers face many different issues resulting from sexual encounters at an early age.

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Combatting Vitamin A Deficiency

98% of the people living in Bungoma County in Western Kenya are small-scale subsistence farmers living on less than $1.50 a day and the majority are malnourished and suffer from food insecurity. Women and children have an especially low social status and very few opportunities for self-determinism. Throughout the region, vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a major health problem, …

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Safe and Clean Drinking Water

Barnabas Project Uganda’s objective is to provide a clean and easily accessible drinking water source to the 2,800 inhabitants of the village of Busoke in Central Uganda. The current water sources are natural free-flowing springs with open access for people and animals. With our support, this community-based organization will build spring boxes to capture, filter and store the water …

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Protecting the Rights of Children

Community Care Foundation Uganda focuses on sensitizingcommunities on child rights and on equipping these communities with the knowledge to promote and protect the rights of children. In order to achieve this, we are providing our support to facilitate and form eight child right clubs in primary and secondary schools in the Masaka District bringing both girls and boys to discuss and debate the rights of children …

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Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence

The goal of the Peace and Development Outreach Volunteers in Liberia is to reduce the incidence of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) and harassment in schools. Most of the abuses and crimes are perpetrated by teachers and male students against girls between the ages of five to fifteen.

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Empowering Women Affected by Ebola

We are proud to collaborate with the Foundation for Women and Children Empowerment located in Liberia to support women recovering from the catastrophic consequences of Ebola by providing them with life-skills in sustainable vegetable garden production for food security and income generation.

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Creating Building Materials from Plastic Waste

The Crusaders for Environmental Protection and Ozone Watch in Cameroon provide durable solid waste management solutions and an alternative to the use of timber by promoting and encouraging the recycling of plastic waste into aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly building materials such as plastic lumber, roofing tiles and pavements.

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Community Reproductive Health Resource Desk

We are very proud to partner with Afya Mama in Kenya to promote and enhance the reproductive health of the rural woman in Siaya County and to improve pre-natal and post-natal care for children by educating and providing factual reproductive health information and knowledge to women. This will be accomplished through the creation of a resource desk at the local health centre …

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Recycling Human Waste

Lung’anyiro Community Health Works in Kenya is working on recycling and using human urine for the purpose of producing agricultural fertilizer. In the rural communities of Kakamega County, women are responsible for half of the food production, and yet the plots they cultivate are mostly poor and infertile. We are supporting this initiative to provide access to a natural and free supply of fertilizer …

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Creating Culturally Relevant Books

Our newest grantee, Tomorrow’s Stars, is committed to improving educational opportunities for approximately 500 children in Elmina, Ghana. There are currently very few local content books in the schools and community libraries, and this organization firmly believes students deserve to have culturally relevant books they can relate to by seeing children who look like them and reading stories that are meaningful to them.

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