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This project will encourage exclusive breastfeeding practices in Nias, Indonesia to help minimize the damage caused by the malnutrition-infection cycle. Training and coaching, supported by localized education materials, should stimulate uptake of exclusive breastfeeding and save lives.
The project aims to support improvement in the delivery of more inclusive, equitable and sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services for Wewak District in Papua New Guinea.
For decades, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have experienced lower health outcomes than non-indigenous Australians. Through this project the Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to tackling significant eye health issues for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This project will improve the understanding, management, and stewardship of threatened sharks and rays in Panama’s biodiversity-rich Coiba Island and surrounding waters – a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important adventure travel destination – through the long-term engagement of local communities and the public in baseline research and conservation, and the promotion of engaged, conscientious and sustainable tourism.
This project will facilitate community based sustainable tourism in Indian villages as a means to generate additional income for farmers. The proposed training program would empower villagers to meaningfully participate in community-based sustainable tourism.
This project will build safe, accountable and inclusive cities with and for adolescent girls through increasing their safety and access to public spaces, enabling their safe mobility in Kampala, Uganda; and increasing their active and meaningful participation in urban development.
The project will increase access to use of universal, equitable and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services as well as empowering women as leaders in the sector and ensuring people with disabilities have a greater voice in decision making.
Donated bikes are shipped to Jordan, where the shipping container is re-purposed to serve as a bike shop, creating jobs for disadvantaged youth, empowering the community with mobility, and giving tourists yet another option for how to experience a destination: guided bike tour!
The project aims to reduce illegal poaching of endangered leatherback and hawksbill turtles at Chiriqui Beach, Panama, through a rigorous monitoring and protection program overseen by Sea Turtle Conservancy and implemented by locally-trained indigenous community members.
To increase access to water, sanitation and hygiene for the disabled living in one of the communities in the Pursat Province of Cambodia. Also, to increase awareness and improve the perception of the disabled within this community.
In Sumba, Indonesia, childhood malnutrition is unacceptably high. SurfAid will work with communities to establish vegetable gardens and seed banks, and improve family nutrition through cooking classes to ultimately reduce malnutrition in children under five and pregnant women.
In March 2015, the people of Vanuatu were hit by one of the most devastating cyclones in the nation’s history, Cyclone Pam. The YUMI strong project is working with the government and 14 remote island communities to ensure the people of Vanuatu are stronger and better prepared to survive a future natural disaster.
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Manufahi District, through the provision of access to clean water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practic
To reduce illegal poaching of endangered leatherback turtles at Soropta Beach, Panama, through a rigorous monitoring and protection program overseen by Sea Turtle Conservancy and implemented by locally-trained indigenous community members.
Children in remote rural areas of Myanmar face high levels of malnutrition and limited access to health and education services. Plan is working with communities to ensure poor and disadvantaged children are able to grow up healthy and access quality education services, giving them a better start to life.
To help disadvantaged youth in New Zealand to build important skills, such as self-confidence, personal management and resilience, that can help them stay in education longer to gain qualifications, and assist them to engage and contribute positively with their communities.
This project supports women from the poorest communities in rural Vietnam by providing financial education and training and other opportunities to improve their lives. The women form Village Savings and Loans groups where members save each week, pool their savings, and access loans with reasonable interest.