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The Adolescent Girls’ program provides training and education to 1,400 at-risk girls in Bihar, India. The program’s aim is simple yet effective: to delay forced marriage of the girls, by ensuring that they stay in school and step out as confident young women.
This project supports increased investment in and access to culturally appropriate eye care services for underserved Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, through training and support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff.
Children in Ukraine have had their education significantly disrupted by ongoing conflict. Save the Children is working to ensure all Ukrainian children can realise their human right to gain foundational literacy and numeracy skills through their Library for All program.
SEE Turtles helps the sea turtle community connect, grow, and thrive by supporting community-based conservation efforts. This project supports the Sea Turtles & Plastic campaign which is designed to get plastic waste out of sea turtle habitats around the world, by supporting four local programs in Costa Rica.
Teacher Training and Quality Inclusive Education(TTQIE)focuses on training teachers in the remote Solukhumbu district of Nepal with the goal of ensuring that children have better opportunities in life through an inclusive and quality education.
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.
Trachoma is a severely painful disease and the largest infectious cause of blindness in the world. This project aims to eliminate trachoma in 10 Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory through a treatment strategy called S.A.F.E: Surgery, Antibiotics, Face washing, Environment.
For every dollar donated, two turtle hatchlings will be saved. This conservation project provides financial incentives to Jiquilisco Bay residents for collecting eggs from highly poached nesting beaches to protected hatcheries.
Give pre-school children in rural Ethiopian communities the best possible start in life through holistic support for their physical, social, emotional and cognitive development through creation and support of Early Childhood Care & Development centres.
This project will train Village Health Workers in remote locations on using a new mobile phone/SMS tool to assist them in planning and delivery of community health education activities, and the ordering and supply of basic, essential medicines for communities.
This project will reduce the large environmental impact of the Sangam World Centre in Pune through the introduction of large scale worm farming (vermiculture), and in turn educate Indian staff about climate change and the role of composting.
An innovative grassroots program to break poverty cycle through education. Help to ensure a regular supply of the basics - pens, paper, writing books and textbooks (computers are unheard of) to the 11,900 children attending school in the impoverished Sotang district.
The Quality Education program in Nele and Sotang, some of the poorest regions of rural Nepal, will help to ensure that all children have access to primary education. This project builds on 4 years of grass roots educational support in the region.
This project supports community-based sea turtle conservation by hiring residents to patrol nesting beaches, improving egg hatcheries, and supporting the development of local ecotourism in 6 small rural villages along the Pacific coast of Nicaragua in the municipality of San Juan del Sur.
As an alternative to Schoolies, 18 Mosman High year 12 students are travelling to Cambodia to build houses for local Cambodians living in poverty. All donations made by Travel Insurance Direct customers will be matched dollar to dollar to meet the target of funding the materials to build seven houses.
Creating solutions to hunger, HIV and poverty for people in the rural district of uMkhanyakude in KwaZulu-Natal through community veggie gardens. Quality nutrition can reduce HIV-related illness and AIDS-related deaths, and is vital for breaking the poverty cycle.
Informal mentoring and training activities for young Indigenous people aged 10-18 in Kununurra and surrounding communities that focuses on increasing young people’s motivation and ability to make positive life choices, through a range of activities in order to improve long-term health outcomes.
Training courses for health workers to improve health care access and enforce legal protections, supply educational materials and support hospital based services for people living with HIV/Aids in 8 hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Quang Ninh and Thanh Hoah districts.
This project will provide funding for basic eye care services in rural and remote areas of Nepal, including day to day services and an Outreach Microsurgical Eye Clinic (OMEC) where hundreds of patients will have access to screening and surgical procedures.