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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.
This project focuses on reducing deaths from cervical cancer, currently a leading cause of female mortality in the remote Solomon Islands. SurfAid will work to increase women's access to cervical cancer screening by training peer educators and producing creative media to support health-seeking practices.
This project is part of the The Fred Hollows Foundation's work to eliminate trachoma from Ethiopia by 2020 and will reach the most remote communities by upskilling the existing health workforce and deploying small surgical teams across the country to screen for trachoma and conduct surgery.
This project will strengthen livelihoods and improve income and food security of rural communities in Timor Leste through agriculture technique training and empowering rural men and women to influence local and national decision making.
This project is working to strengthen the eye health of female factory workers in Vietnam through training medical room staff in eye care and screening, training factory management in eye health and occupational eye care and equipping factory's medical rooms with basic ophthalmic equipment.
This project will collect information about nesting and migratory behaviours of critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles in the West Indies and use that information to conduct environmental education and stewardship-building programs that support sustainable eco-tourism.
This project will address the digital divide facing young people in disadvantaged communities in regional NSW. Locally-run Digital Excellence Hubs deliver digital training and support services to support educational and employment pathways.
This project will train more local health professionals and surgeons, who will help address the cataract surgical backlog that is estimated to affect 50,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh as well as building and equipping an eye clinic inside the refugee camp.