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Support 200 Women Start Small Businesses in Turkey - Kadin Emegini Degerlendirme Vakfi

Supporting one more woman entrepreneur in Turkey

Apr 22, 2019   Thanks to our donors through GlobalGiving since June 2018, 1 more woman in Eskisehir was able to get a loan to invest in her micro business. S.Y. took trainings to open a beauty saloon. She has been running her business with success thanks to her good communication skills and strong relations she builds with her clients. With her second loan, she bought stocks of goods she uses in her shop.   Since June 2015, KEDV raised a total of USD7,880 through 137 donations through GlobalGiving and.... Read more

Find Solutions to Extreme Poverty in India - Fundacion Vicente Ferrer

SPORTS: A WAY FOR DEVELOPMENT, INTEGRATION AND EMPOWERMENT

Apr 17, 2019   The Vicente Ferrer Foundation believes that participation of youth in sports is necessary for the growth, self-esteem and confidence of rural children. In light of this, VFF, through its sister organizations, Rural Development Trust (RDT) and Rayalaseema Development Trust (RyDT), has been undertaking suitable initiatives since the year 2000, by starting Anantapur Sports Academy (ASA). ASA is committed to providing participating youth with equipment, infrastructure and coaching support to bring.... Read more

The Tafel Refugee Integration Project Fund - Tafel Deutschland e.V.

The Tafel- Tandem

Apr 16, 2019   On the 20th of March 2019 an open exchange workshop took place with volunteers from different countries at the Tafel in Plauen. About 100 volunteers are aktive in the Plauener Tafel, among that 36 helpers from 15 different countries of origin. The integration at the Plauener Tafel works in an amazing way.  The exchange and the meeting were very open. A practical, humanitarian approach and a natural understanding of integration are the focus here in Plauen. During the exchange, one.... Read more

New CancerLink support centre in the community - Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Update from our founder & CEO

Apr 18, 2019   We are deeply grateful for your loyal support as we continue to expand our services in the community. This was our 30th year and we have reached new major milestones in our mission to provide seamless cancer supportive care. We launched the new Cancer Fund Jockey Club Support Centre in Kwai Chung to reach even more people in Kowloon and New Territories West in June 2017, and re-opened our Cancer Fund Support Centre in Central. In the last year, we had more than 112,000 visits at our five support.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

Partnership Agreement with SuperPharm Signed

Apr 15, 2019   Friends for Health has recently signed a partnership agreement with Superpharm, the biggest drugstore chain in Israel. Superpharm's 250 stores throughout Israel will now collect medicine from customers, joining our 660 Collection Points country-wide. This is the first time second-hand medicines in pharmacies are recycled and reused! This agreement is ground-breaking both nationally and internationally, took years of negotiations, and required special government authorization. The.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School April 2019 Report

Apr 9, 2019   Dear friends and donners, Ofarim school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa is starting the spring period after a winter full of activities. We went on a field trip on the Mount Hermon where the students enjoys a meeting with the Alpine unit. They took part in several snow activities and had a great time. In March we celebrate Purim holiday in a costume parade, and celebrated in a carnival with clowns and music. Volunteers from the Israel Police came and explained.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

Global Giving Report 1 Spring 2019

Apr 9, 2019   Global Giving Report 1 Spring 2019 kinderhände – children’s hands The kinderhände year 2019 started as usual with new parent-child-meetings (EKC) and the preparation for the new semester. The main focus at the beginning of this year, however, was the participation at the Zero project conference (February 22nd -24th 2019). Barbara Schuster presented kinderhände in an international panel n which was streamed live and interpreted in international sign (picture 1). We also.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care on wheel summary of March 2019

Apr 5, 2019   Animal care summary of March 2019   Last month in March, heat of summer, is almost started. Parvo cases are been reduced. Now, We have been receiving calls of many stray animals suffering from various types of another illness, especially of Maggots wound in Dogs. Whenever the stray animal got open wound, many time there are chances of getting maggots in it, if properly not treated or not taken care. Maggots is caused by a female fly, usually a blowfly, laying eggs in a.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China, Beginning of 2019 Report

Apr 2, 2019   2019 is already here! It's hard to believe that another year is already here. Since 2002, we have been committed to serving this unique, but amazing population so desperately in need. It has been amazing to see how some of our oldest children have gone on to accomplish some amazing, and ground breaking things. One great example is Li Ying (Bridget). In February, one of our first students Li Ying, became the first blind barista in Beijing at the restaurant Miam Miam. Bethel's partnership.... Read more

Weekend "Back to Nature program" - NPO Mirai no Mori

Seminar and Completion of LIT program

Apr 2, 2019   Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019Location: Accenture Minato Mirai OfficeParticipants: Around 60 guests The last LIT program for this year was the preparation and the actual seminar. We started earlier than usual on Saturday morning, to finish the preparation. They started with finalizing the contents and the slides, as well as tweaking the flow and phrases so that they can convey the message more effectively. They were supposed to finish the slides by lunch time and move on to rehearsal, but it ended.... Read more

Ethiopia: help for the drought affected - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Fresh water in only 30 minutes

Apr 1, 2019   The Somali region in southeastern Ethiopia is one of the driest areas in the country. The region is increasingly affected by severe droughts. Together with its partner organisation RACIDA, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has been active in the region for years when the drought situation is particularly acute and people's lives are at risk. Asura is one of many displaced people in Walaysalam, a community in Dheka Suftu. Due to the severe drought in 2017, she and her family had to flee to Walaysalam in.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Int'l Day of Sport for Development&Peace-April 6th

Apr 1, 2019   April 6, 2019 is the International Day of Sport for Developement and Peace. We at Live and Learn in Kenya International take this important day very seriously. The importance of sport for children is becoming more and more obvious - not only because of keeping children fit - but also for keeping them alert throughout the day - and happy. Children have a compulsion to move and react. They want to MOVE and have fun at the same time. They also want to prove themselves - to themselves and to their.... Read more

Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergic Patients - Friends of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Preparations for Passover, and specific allergen research

Mar 26, 2019   Hello and welcome to another update from the Center for Allergy at Assaf Harofeh (Yitzhak Shamir) Medical Center. This time of year is always busy at the Center. With Passover approaching, the staff here is working diligently to make sure that the food doses are properly prepared in sufficient quantities, so that patients can continue their oral immunotherapy (OIT) programs throughout the holiday. Additionally, during Passover, many observe traditional dietary restrictions, which can be somewhat.... Read more

ODTU GELECEGIMIZ FUND-TOUCH THE LIFE OF SOMEBODY - TURK EGITIM VAKFI (TEV)

10 SUCCESSFUL YEARS PASSED

Mar 21, 2019   Turkish Education Foundation(TEF) organized annual evaluation of 2018 meeting last month.Among1150 funds which are under control of TEF,Our fund ''ODTÜ GELECEGIMIZ''   kept his 1.st rank in 2018 like last 4 years.You can see graphic A and B and observe the status of our fund in TEF .Finally we should express that 10% of net income of TEF was belong to our fund. Our traditional dinner was organized on 20 th of February.and 150 donors were there.Mr Aygündüz thanked and.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Early Intervention Progress report!!

Mar 19, 2019   Amar Seva Sangam initiated the Village Based Early Intervention program in the year 2013 to identify and provide therapy for children with delayed development. It was a great success within one year, plans to expand it and scale it began. The Village Based Rehabilitation Initiation of Early Intervention (VBRI-EI) tablet based application was initiated in 2015 the program has been able to reach nearly 700 children with delayed development. The Early Intervention program addresses the highest risk.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Social Gardening

Mar 18, 2019   We recently started a new concept which is called: Social Gardening. It has a lot of different aspects in it, which is probably why we are so enthusiastic about it! The basic idea is to clean/clear up gardens of people who are unfit, either physically, socially or financially, with a group of volunteers. Besides doing that, which is something that we've done before, we're now looking extra carefully at the environmental and social aspect. For this reason, we not just work with our volunteers, we.... Read more

Provide education in ethics (Ethical Literacy) - Ethica Rationalis e.V.

Providing education ethics & sustainability Q1/19

Mar 19, 2019   We continuously strive to support and develop ethical literacy in soceity. For years, we have been organizing very hands-on initiatives and events. In Q1 of 2019 we had the following main activities: 1) we sponsered an Educational Conference "BEYOND KNOWLEDGE" 2) another session "in total confidence"  See details below: 1) Educational Conference „BEYOND KNOWLEDGE“, February 8th 2019, sponsored by Ethica Rationalis The educational conference "BEYOND KNOWLEDGE" at the.... Read more

Fostering Inquisitive Learners - The American School In Japan

ASIJ High School SAGE Visits Elementary School

Mar 15, 2019   High School SAGE (Students Advocating Gender Equality) recently held a number of workshops with fourth and fifth-graders aimed at discussing gender equality and hoping to eliminate gender stereotypes and norms that may form in their growing minds. SAGE's mission is to support younger students in the effort to live as their most authentic selves and teach them to embrace diversity at a young age. Though the group's focus is primarily on gender equality, members are ultimately looking to equip.... Read more

Help Seriously ill Children Enjoy their Childhood - Barretstown

Happy St Patrick's Day from Barretstown

Mar 14, 2019   Dear Friend of Barretstown, On behalf of the team at Barretstown and the families that will visit us this weekend I would like to wish you a Happy St Patrick's Day. Childhood stops for seriously ill children but because of your support, at Barretstown we can Press Play on childhood again. Families always talk of how a diagnosis of serious illness means that normal family life stops, everything becomes about the sick child and the fight to save their life. Barretstown helps children and their.... Read more

Help Disabled People be Involved in Sports: China - Shanghai Lanjingling Sports Volunteer Service Center

Sharing session before beYoureyeS annual party

Mar 13, 2019   “In a short time, do something unforgettable in this life; Use this lifetime, to do something meaningful.” Jan.19, 2019 is beYoureyeS 4 years old birthday party and annual dinner. There is a sharing session about “Weekly activities”, “about the race” and “about the future” this afternoon.Founder, special guest, visually impaired trainer, “Dabai” senior guider, etc. share and communicated several opinions from their respective.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Changing behaviour to eliminate parasitic worms

Mar 12, 2019   The World Health Organization considers health education and behavioural change interventions as key strategies towards the elimination of parasitic worm infections, alongside the provision of mass treatment, improving water and sanitation infrastructure, and snail control. Behavioural change interventions involve encouraging local populations at risk of infection to adopt a new set of practices. These can include: Being aware of the risks of water-contact activities such as.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care on wheel summary of February 2019

Mar 12, 2019   Animal care summary of February 2019   As winter is now almost out, all the street animals are trying to cope with this weather change. We have been receiving calls of many stray dogs suffering from various types of illness, especially of parvo virus, in which canine (dog) shows following signs and symptoms,   Bloody diarrhea (often severe) Fever. Lethargy (lack of energy) Loss of appetite. Malaise (discomfort associated with illness) Rapid weight loss. Vomiting.   Our team.... Read more

Nurses for Night Care - Irish Hospice Foundation

IHF Nurses for Night Care 2018 Update

Mar 12, 2019   With your support in 2018, 663 people and their families were helped with our Nurses for Night Care service. We provided 2,015 nights of care free of charge.  Each night of care costs around  €327 and this gives someone the choice and dignity to spend their final hours at home, with their loved ones and memories.  ''It is a privilege to be there with somebody who is dying and it's lovely to be with their family at this time.  They're so thankful. The're looking at.... Read more

Stray Dogs become "Therapy Dogs" - NPO Japan Animal Therapy Association

The great career turn~From a Stray dog to a Working dog

Mar 12, 2019   Hello! Thank you for always providing us warm support for JATA’s “ Stray Dogs become therapy dogs “ project.This time we will give a report of a Therapy Dog named Chocolat ( Mixed Dog). As we mentioned before, Chocolat was a stray dog in Turkey until she was rescued and came to Japan two years ago.Chocolat had faced plenty of difficulties until she was rescued. However, after she came to Japan she was protected and she received lots of love from many people. Now she is a.... Read more

Tohum Autism Foundation Turkey - Tohum Otizm Vakfi-Tohum Autism Foundation

2nd Progression Report of the Project

Mar 8, 2019   The Tohum Autism Foundation has established much of its life in its own 'Continuing Education Unit' to reach teachers, children with autism and their families around Turkey. With the total amount of donation we had so far; We could provide Autism Awareness Conference for teachers of children with special needs and Parents on modern techniques and technologies of Autism Spectrum Disorder. It was held for 1 day in a Special Education Practice School in Istanbul. We reached 30 people with.... Read more

Disadvantaged youth supports street children! - Stichting Music Mode

New event and new track comming up!

Mar 5, 2019   Currently we are working together with Young Movement, a platform of young people for young people and with the help of youth workers, at a large youth event. On Sunday, April 21, 2019, auditions will be held for a special event on May 5th Liberation Festival. We select about 10 acts that may perform on May 5th. . I will also be a jury member during the audition and co-responsible for the award ceremony. Young people who pay attention to the theme of freedom get extra points. We expect a lot of.... Read more

Rescuing and rehoming abandoned dogs in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Dog Rescue

Always puppies and more puppies

Mar 5, 2019   We were back at AFCD today to take out the four new baby pups that arrived over the weekend, luckily a bit older than the seven real babies so able to eat by themselves. They really tucked in when given their dinner and it's always good to see puppies devouring their meals as lack of appetite is the first sign that something's wrong.There was good news about one of the puppies taken for fostering on Sunday as little Dobby's adoption was confirmed.  He was one of the group of seven from.... Read more

Food Angel- Food Rescue & Food Assistance Program - Food Angel By Bo Charity Foundation

The Warmth of Food and Love

Mar 4, 2019   “Ding Dong! Grandpa and Granny, I’m here with the hot meal box!” Every Monday to Friday morning, Food Angel’s Outreach Angels pay a visit to isolated elderly who live alone or are with limited mobility to deliver free hot meals. Apart from the hot meal boxes, our Outreach Angels also bring along fruits, vegetables, soup and bread to share with them. Food Angel arranges meals according to the needs of the elderly. As some of them suffer from gout, they have to be very.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

2019 Spring has just come to our field

Mar 4, 2019     Spring has just come to our fieldthe lower segment of the Tsurumi-river Tsunashima Riverside Green Belt in Yokohama Japan, where the Oghi grass ,the target native plant species to be restored in this area during these several years, is going to wake up from their hibernation in several weeks. During the winter we have been tending the Ogi by removing the winter growing foreign grass ,the rat rye grass, that may extract nutrient from the soil that should support the awaking Oghi grass in.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Report 11

Feb 27, 2019   Here is our latest news from our Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography project!   Τhe camp is no longer accessible due to change of government policy which has revised all permits of entry for the remaining NGO’s in the government run refugee camps. All workshops are now held at civilian meeting points catering for refugee families, located in 3 different locations in the center of Athens and greater Attica. The sessions have been a combination of life.... Read more

Education Versus Lost Generation! - Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants

We always deserve to be hopeful!

Feb 25, 2019   Even though we don't have everything we want in life, we always deserve to be hopeful.Meet Fatma.A 7-year-old Syrian girl who has a big smile on her face towards life. She lost her father two years ago in the war. Her mother, on the other hand, is unable to work because of her kidney disease. Her two older brothers, aged 12 and 14, contribute to her family's livelihood. Fatma receives psychosocial support in different areas such as self-care, body protection and friendship within the.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care on wheel summary of January 2019

Feb 26, 2019   Animal care summary of January 2019   As summer is now about to start, all the street animals are trying to cope with this weather change. We have been receiving calls of many stray dogs.  Below is a summary of what our Animal Mobile Clinics did in the month of January 2019. Total new cases treated: 621 Total follow up cases: 916 Total cases closed (treatment completed): 407 Total cases admitted in our hospital: 21   Our three vans did a total of 1544 visits as below:.... Read more

Support most vulnerable & fight against isolation - Secours Catholique - Caritas France

Aicha and Leonard Scholarships

Feb 23, 2019   To make the leap in life, to rub it and to let oneself be stung, when life has already been previously stressful, unfair, asks some young people a support, a "shock absorber", that the project "Aïcha and Léonard proposes to be for three years. A "shock absorber", but also a "chance". That of offering young people (under 30) from families with very modest incomes, access to higher education, sometimes in distant schools or high registration fees.   The genesis of the.... Read more

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

2018 was our most successful year, until 2019....

Feb 21, 2019   Spurred on by our achievements in 2017, in 2018 your continued support and involvement allowed the Fund for Keshatot children to undertake and complete major infrastructure, therapy and smart classroom projects amounting to more than 370,000 NIS [New Israeli Shekels]—all from your donations! The Fund for Keshatot Children [reg. no. 580540532, recognized charity, clause 46, Israel Income Tax Authority] was established in 2011 by parents of autistic children who study at the Keshatot Center..... Read more

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people of rural India - Alakh Nayan Mandir

Gift of Sight to needy patients in rural India - February 2019 Report

Feb 19, 2019   During the past three months from November 2018 till January 2019, more than 10300 patients have been screened through various free eye screening camps. 2350 patients were identified with eye diseases and out of these 1832 surgeries have been performed at the base hospital absolutely free of cost. These surgeries have helped patients regains their lost eye sight and are now able to lead better quality of life. Their dependency on others has reduced and a sense of well-being has.... Read more

Support Croix-Rouge francaise - CROIX-ROUGE FRANCAISE (French Red Cross)

French Red Cross Report-February 2019

Feb 15, 2019     The French Red Cross thanks all the people who supported its action during the last month and year. Please find below information about of our latest activities:    A day of meetings and exchanges around the prison-justice topic On Friday 16th of November, the President of the French Red Cross travelled to Avignon, Vaucluse for a day devoted to the prison-justice actions carried out by the local Red Cross entity. Two highlights marked this journey: a visit to the Avignon.... Read more

Help for Refugees - Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.

A future in Ethiopia

Feb 13, 2019   The brutal civil war in South Sudan forces millions of people to leave their home and seek for safety in one of the neighbouring countries. Aktion Deutschland Hilft and its coalition members work in South Sudan and the adjacent countries to support the refugees. Many thousands of them crossed the borders to Ethiopia to find refuge. Life in a refugee camp is always hard. As many people had to flee instantly, they could not bring their belongings, such as household items or clothes. Next to water,.... Read more

Finding + supporting mentors for pupils in Berlin - PaSch at NachbarschaftsEtage at Fabrik Osloer Strasse e.V.

The changing of the year brings changes to PaSch

Feb 12, 2019   PaSch wishes a happy new year to the GlobalGiving team. We hope that 2019 brings good luck and a lot of success to you. December was an exciting and joyful month for PaSch. Right on the first weekend of the December we hosted two workshops in collaboration with another mentorship project. We hosted mentors and mentees from several projects and made them evaluate their mentoring situation. We presented evaluation tools we developed for this purpose, the “mentoring dairy” and the.... Read more

Live&Learn in Kenya School Classroom Construction - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

The Next Classroom Construction - Kindergarten!

Feb 11, 2019   The youngest children at the Live and Learn in Kenya Education Center are only 3 years old... It is pure joy to see how these children came to us scared and bewildered - and within just 5 weeks they are singing and playing and smiling - and eating a warm breakfast and lunch every day! Our 90 youngest children are happy and getting healthier every day - and more and more open to learning! But up to now we only have provisory classrooms for them until now. Two of our primary school classrooms are.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Zero Tolerance for FGM!

Feb 11, 2019   We took the first steps toward ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). We organized and held a parent and guardian meeting at the Live and Learn in Kenya Education Center in Nakuru, Kenya with a guest speaker Dr. GK Mbuguah on Wednesday, 6. February 2019. The meeting began with a talk about general health and hygiene. Then Dr. GK Mbuguah went on to speak about FGM and the hall went quiet... The more than 300 parents filling the hall and still others listening from outside hadn't expected this!.... Read more

Israel Technion- Graduate Student's Fellowships - Israel Friends of Technion

Israel Technion- Graduate Student's Fellowships

Feb 11, 2019   To help the Technion's graduate students maximize their potential, the Technion must develop new and significant sources of funding, specifically fellowships that will ease their financial burdens. Fellowships will enable graduate students to pursue their studies to the fullest extent, unleashing their genius and creativity and bringing renown to the Technion through their technological discoveries. The Technion's Program to Foster Academic Excellence, aimed at alleviating student financial.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

6. Februrary - Int'l Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Feb 5, 2019   Wednesday, 6, February 2019 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2019! "On this Day of Zero Tolerance, I call for increased, concerted and global action to end female genital mutilation and fully uphold the human rights of all women and girls." — UN Secretary-General Antònio Guterres The abhorable tradition of Femal Genital Mutilation (FGM) is so deep-rooted in so many cultures that it is so difficult for people to understand why it is not only.... Read more

Give Food Vouchers to 450 Syrian Refugee Families - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Help continues

Jan 31, 2019   The Syrian crisis is now in its eighth year, and the population is marked by destruction and displacement. There are some 13.1 million people within Syria who need humanitarian aid, including 5.3 million children. More than 5.3 million people have left the country, most of them registered in neighbouring countries. Around 570,000 people fled Syria in 2017 alone. The critical response to this refugee crisis therefore lies largely with the neighbouring states (especially Lebanon, Jordan and.... Read more

Community Based Rehabilitation of HKSR - Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Accessible travel brings more fun to the lives

Jan 28, 2019   Wheelchair users seem to be bounded on their wheelchairs, but in fact, they want to explore the world and even travel to farther places through the two wheels. Sky, who was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis when he was 10, has been on a wheelchair for over 20 years. Sky usually takes the MTR when he goes out, but the service disruption of the lifts in MTR stations sometimes distorts his plans, and he thus needs to get off at another station. Meanwhile, he seldom goes out by bus because he.... Read more

Support 200 Women Start Small Businesses in Turkey - Kadin Emegini Degerlendirme Vakfi

Micro loans for businesses of low income women

Jan 22, 2019   Thanks to our donors through GlobalGiving since June 2018, 2 more women in Eskisehir were able to get a loan to invest in their micro businesses. G.K.K. has been earning her living by selling eggs of her free range chickens. Her husband is a farmer and in addition to farming they raise chickens. With her first loan, she bought new chickens to increase the number of eggs to sell. E.B.B. has been sewing traditional dresses for wedding and engagement ceremonies. She has been also doing special.... Read more

New CancerLink support centre in the community - Hong Kong Cancer Fund

Sarah's story from Tin Shui Wai CancerLink Support Centre

Jan 16, 2019   Hello my name is Sarah. Chinese New Year is a time of celebration, for my family it is also a time of reflection. Just before Chinese New Year in 2015 I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was only 35 with two young sons aged 8 and 2 years old. I had visited the Doctor as I had found a small lump in my breast but was so shocked to hear the diagnosis, I was too young to have breast cancer! He talked about treatment but all I heard was chemotherapy and radiotherapy.  All I could focus on was.... Read more

The Tafel Refugee Integration Project Fund - Tafel Deutschland e.V.

Break a leg!

Jan 15, 2019   Generally not something we hope happens, but this report is about a theater performance at a Tafel in a small town in western Germany. In September volunteers and patrons of Dattelner Tafel cooperated to perform an impressive theater piece with prose, dancing and singing to portray people's experiences at the Tafel. City officials, representatives from other NGOs, migrant and theater associations as well as the press and the families of the actors, active members of the Tafel and numerous other.... Read more

Educating the slums - Maria Cristina Foundation

New Milestone

Jan 15, 2019   Dear Supporter I would like to sincerely thank you for your support through GlobalGiving to 'Maria Cristina Foundation'  We haven't always been the best in updating our supporters or even thanking them, our limited volunteers are generally very busy in the field. Your contribution has helped us achieve great things, this includes in 2018 giving 10 of our students an opportunity to study at a university in Europe, we hope to send another 30 by the end of 2019. They are the first.... Read more

Support 35 students in Grade 2 classroom in India - Akanksha Foundation

Stories from A School Counselor

Jan 15, 2019   Almost 3 months have passed since I joined the Natwar team and now that I look back, quite a few things have happened over the duration of these 3 months. First of all, over these months I have been able to gain a better understanding of the culture of Natwar Nagar MPS as a school, which is warm and very accepting of people. I have also been able to interact with various stakeholders and team members and I have been able to make a small place of my own in the team and in the school. Over these.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

Superpharm Joins our Medicine-Collecting Ranks!

Jan 15, 2019   At Haverim we are proud to  distribute over 4,400 packages of free medicine every month. Medicine that is lfie-saving to the needy people who would otherwise be forced to choose between medicine  - and food. Unfornutately, we are dismayed at the growing waiting list - currently of over 2,000 people, whom we simply cannot help, usuallly because we don't have enough medicine. This year we initiated a partnership with SuperPharm, the largest drugstore chain in Israel, to join.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School January 2019 Report

Jan 11, 2019   Dear friends and doners, Ofarim school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa has continued with varaiaty activities during 2018 year. In this period we celebrated Hanukkah and Christmas, with a great display of lights and shadows. We lit candles in the Hanukkia with children. Our school cooperates with many volunteers, including soldiers, and employees of companies from the industry. During this period, soldiers came out with us for a walk along the beach and in the park. High.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

GlobalGiving Report 5 Winter 2018

Jan 9, 2019   Global Giving Report 5 Winter 2018 kinderhände – children’s hands With the end of the year 2018 also the kinderhaende semester ended  - with a big christmas party for all participants and their families. Together we sang and signed christmas songs, ate cookies, did crafts (christmas tree decoration), signed and played (see pictures 1 and 2). The highlight as every year was the “Bilderbuchkino” where a children’s book was displayed on the wall and read to.... Read more

Give HK Cleft Lip and Palate Families a Smile - Hong Kong Association for Cleft Lip and Palate

2018 December Report

Jan 8, 2019   Sharing Session on ‘Getting your CLP Children Prepared for School Life CLP children may have some facial difference, speech problem and even hearing loss.  Besides, they may need to take leave of absence from school for attending medical appointments from time to time.  Thus, to help the children fit in school life, the parents should get well prepared beforehand.  The sharing session hosted by two experienced kindergarten teachers who were also parents of CLP.... Read more

Empowerment workshops for young girls - Bolivia - Lifetime Projects

A final word with an impulse for the future

Jan 7, 2019   Dear participants, Here are the final words about this great project about the empowerment of young women in Bolivia. You were numerous to support it and we would like to adress you a warm thank you.Liliana was one of the girls who participate to the Empowerment Workshops for young girls. Despite the fact that the acclimatation and the begining were tough, she afford to grow and to consider a better future for her and her family. Thanks to attending pastry, sewing and other classes she has.... Read more

Weekend "Back to Nature program" - NPO Mirai no Mori

Winter Camp - We did it!

Jan 7, 2019   Thank you again to all of our wonderful supporters that made this Winter Camp possible. Due to your kind support, we were able to build relationships with new care homes that see value in our mission. In this Winter Camp, the teamwork between the first-time and repeater campers was remarkable and left a great impression on care workers and our staff. The 11 care workers from the 9 different facilities became integral part of each team and played very important roles in making the Winter Camp a.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China End of 2018 Report

Jan 3, 2019   A note from Guillaume, our founder:Dear friends of Bethel, Delphine and I first wish to thank you for supporting this cause that is close to our hearts. We were 25 when we started Bethel in China and started to learn Mandarin. It has been an adventure for sure! If you have ever tried to do anything in China, you must learn to be flexible, to adapt quickly and be ready for anything. All in all, whatever the landlords, village chiefs or government threw at us we have.... Read more

Ethiopia: help for the drought affected - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Disaster preparedness in Ethiopia under the sign of climate change

Dec 26, 2018   Climate change has many negative impacts, especially on people in the South. Since 2010, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has been carrying out a model project for disaster prevention in Ethiopia in the wake of climate change - because climate change is having a particularly strong impact there due to increasing droughts. The project is divided into three phases and aims to enable people to cope better with the consequences of climate change. A special feature of the project is the combination of.... Read more

Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergic Patients - Friends of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

A look back, and a look ahead at research plans in 2019

Dec 26, 2018   Greetings from Assaf Harofeh! As we get ready to close the books on 2018, we at the Center for Food Allergy are proud to point to a number of highlights from the outgoing year: - A new state of the art facility, allowing for treatment of up to 240 new patients per year - Publication of eight articles relating to methods for diagnosis of food allergy, as well as its clinical management - Oral and poster presentations regarding our clinical and research work at an international allergy meeting.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Rescuing Baby and Juvenile Neelgai

Dec 26, 2018   RESCUE, TREATMENT AND RECOVERY OF BABY AND JUVENILE NEELGAI:- Our baby and juvenile Bluebulls (Nilgai) are under recovery at our Hospital. Both of them were attacked by dogs under separate circumstances.   They were brought to our hospital by some local farmers. The baby had a very bad bite on her neck just missing the jugular and a big chunk taken out of her right thigh. She is recovering well with regular dressing and follow-up meds.  The older one was a victim of a vehicular.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Early Intervention Progress!!

Dec 26, 2018   Amar Seva Sangam have a cente for EI childern, Birth to 6 years is the most critical years for children growth and development of child is at its greatest in the first three years. Cognitive development, foundations of intelligence and behaviour begin to evolve. Ability of brain to affect structural and functional changes is at its best in this period. If the child misses this opportunity, further learning will be slow and / or inadequate. EIC’s role transcend over a very wide spectrum of.... Read more

ODTU GELECEGIMIZ FUND-TOUCH THE LIFE OF SOMEBODY - TURK EGITIM VAKFI (TEV)

Mr.Aygunduz stayed at the first rank of marathon

Dec 21, 2018   Turkish Education Foundation created topic ''Educated Girls,Hopeful Tomorrows'' for  Vodafone Marathon  in Istanbul.Mr Aygündüz decided to walk for girls.700 NGO's with 7.700 runners participated in Vodafone maraton to get donations for their valuable projects.Mr.Aygündüz stayed at the first rank of maraton by getting 1.694 donations from different donors.18 girls of METU students  will get scholarship These donations created extra fund as scholarships for 18.... Read more

Provide education in ethics (Ethical Literacy) - Ethica Rationalis e.V.

Providing education ethics & sustainability Q4/18

Dec 20, 2018   We continuously strive to support and develop ethical literacy in soceity. For years, we have been organizing very hands-on initiatives and events. In Q4 of 2018 we had the following main activities: Philobrunch with Arnd Weil „Life was good to me; Time to give something back!" Coaching bereaved juveniles - together with the Nicolaidis YoungWings Foundation   1. Philobrunch with Arnd Weil: "Life was good to me; Time to give something back! Tales of a societal.... Read more

Help Seriously ill Children Enjoy their Childhood - Barretstown

Happy Christmas From Barretstown

Dec 18, 2018   Hello from the Barretstown Team, The last camp of the year has now taken place in Barretstown and before we leave for the Christmas holidays, I wanted to get in touch to say a massive thank you for your support. The healing starts for the children and families who attend Barretstown as soon as they enter our gates, and this is only possible because of kind supporters like you. We often see the children as they arrive at Barretstown. Most of them don't know what to expect. Some are nervous.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Changing our strategy to achieve elimination

Dec 21, 2018   Thanks to the help of our dedicated partners and supporters, we’ve achieved a lot since our foundation in 2002.    We’ve helped establish programmes against parasitic worm infections in countries where none previously existed and have supported the delivery of over 150 million treatments.   However, we know that treatment is not enough; eliminating parasitic worm infections will require a step-change in public health programming. We will need to address the underlying.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Giving thanks

Dec 17, 2018   On December 3rd our organization closed off our year of festivities because of our 10 year anniversary. We have done some marvelous projects throughout the year. Projects where we wanted to show the neighborhood how you can be 'Present' - to be there for someone else. Projects where we wanted to celebrate all our volunteers and projects where we wanted to be extra ‘Present’ for all our partnering organizations. It was a tremendous year, in which we we're very grateful for the work we.... Read more

Fostering Inquisitive Learners - The American School In Japan

Sixth-Graders Reflect and Look Forward at KEEP

Dec 17, 2018   Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is a significant time in a child’s life. It can be filled with many different emotions, demanding challenges and significant events in their development.  To commemorate this passage, sixth-grade students at ASIJ embarked on an important (and fun!) extended trip to the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP) center in the mountains of Kiyosato, east of Tokyo. KEEP is a recreational complex set in dairy farming land amongst.... Read more

Find Solutions to Extreme Poverty in India - Fundacion Vicente Ferrer

Promoting employability for young people from rural disadvantaged communities

Dec 17, 2018   RDT’s Professional School of Foreign Languages, set up in 2012, aims to tackle the problems derived from the lack of access to quality higher education for students come from rural underprivileged communities, by providing recent university graduates with the opportunity to strength language skills in English, learn computer science, a second language (French, Spanish and German), and even soft skills to prepare themselves for the workforce. Throughout the year long program, they have the.... Read more

Help Disabled People be Involved in Sports: China - Shanghai Lanjingling Sports Volunteer Service Center

beYoureyeS's journey in 2018 Shanghai Marathon

Dec 14, 2018   2018 Shanghai Marathon,Every smile is remembered in a moment,Every moment tells a lot of stories,Every story is like a stream,All of them gather together and flow into a river,River flows with time,Change happen.  On Nov.17, we share the topic <<Run with visually impaired runner in Shanghai Marathon>> in main stage of Shanghai Marathon Expo Center, After Chenhui's speech, we share the experience from visually impaired runner and guiders' side to all runners. Yier, a talent.... Read more

Nurses for Night Care - Irish Hospice Foundation

Nurses for Nightcare December 2018

Dec 13, 2018   With your support from June - November 2018, 249 people and their families were helped with our Nurses for Night Care service. We provided 705 nights of care free of charge.  Each night of care costs around  €320 and this gives someone the choice and dignity to spend their final hours at home, with their loved ones and memories.  'Without all your help and kindness it would have been impossible to carry out Ann's final wish to pass peacefully at.... Read more

Stray Dogs become "Therapy Dogs" - NPO Japan Animal Therapy Association

Johann became a wonderful therapy dog

Dec 13, 2018   Thank you for your warm support for JATA 's "Stray Dogs become Therapy Dogs“project. This time we will report on the recent status of Johann, a Golden Retriever who was a wild dog in Turkey until three years ago. Johann always works as a therapy dog at the “Healing & Recreation Center for Human and Dogs," (http://ikoi.me/) a salon where you can interact with the therapy dogs.   Animal Assisted Therapy at palliative care unit On November 30th, we went to the Palliative Care.... Read more

Food Angel- Food Rescue & Food Assistance Program - Food Angel By Bo Charity Foundation

Bonding at the Food Angel Community Centre

Dec 10, 2018   What's that lovely smell coming from the Food Angel Community Centre? It is the wonderful smell of a home-cooked meal! A cozy crowd of over a hundred elderly and volunteers gather at the Food Angel Community Centre for early lunch and dinner every day. The elderly are regular members and they sign up for meals each week. The Centre is blessed to have some dedicated volunteers who visit regularly as well. They have all formed special bonds as they greet and meet each other daily, and they all.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

Preparing for 'hibernation

Dec 4, 2018     Oghi plants restoration activity at the lower segment of the Tsurumi-river Tsunashima Riverside Green Belt is entering second winter season. We are working busy to prepare good condition for growing 1young Oghi community that is just entering hibernation by pulling off invading major winter grass and herbs that may extract ,during the winter, significant amount of nutrients from the soil that may support spring shoots of the Oghi plants. This time volunteer members from nearby company.... Read more

Rescuing and rehoming abandoned dogs in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Dog Rescue

Final push for 2018

Dec 4, 2018   November was a strange month for adoptions, with lots of interest and potential homes but fewer than expected actually leaving.  To make up for it, I suspect (and hope) that December will boost our annual adoption figures, and we can start the month with rottweiler Jerome, whose trial home has been confirmed as permanent.  Often there are other dogs in the home that need to approve of any newcomer and that's the reason we allow trial periods rather than insisting on immediate adoption.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Heal Syrian Refugee Children - report 10

Nov 30, 2018   Here is our latest news from our Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography project! Τhe camp continues to be a challenge on all aspects. The attendance became very weak as the psychological situation of all the family members is hitting an all-time low.  You can sense that all involved are losing hope and become more and more desperate to escape the life in a camp. The departures are less frequent. The mood is far from joyful. Nevertheless, due to the fact that our students have.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

RECOVERY OF TREATED SHEEP THAT MET WITH ACCIDENT

Nov 29, 2018   Flock of Sheep hit by a Train on Diwali Night: A flock of sheep met with a major accident with a train, near an unmanned crossing at Sanand. The sheep were waiting patiently for the crossing to open but were spooked by an impatient car driver who bumped into the flock causing them to run in front of the approaching train. 25 of them were killed on the spot and quite a few were injured. This happened late on Diwali night when not much help was around. Members of Vedna Foundation and our admin.... Read more

Education Versus Lost Generation! - Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants

Zakaria needs your help!

Nov 27, 2018   Remember Zakaria, from our last report? Thanks to your support, we payed for exam fees.He managed to enter a Medical School in Turkey. Now it's our time to support his dream in this challenging path of becoming a doctor. Only with your help, we can make sure that he achieves his dream. We asked why he wanted to be a doctor and he replied (in his own words):"The reason that I want to study medicine goes back to the childhood of me: once we (father, mother and I) were watching like a series and.... Read more

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

New Therapy Room added to the Keshatot School

Nov 26, 2018   The Fund for Keshatot Children [reg. no. 580540532, recognized charity, clause 46, Israel Income Tax Authority] was established in 2011 by parents of pupils who study at the Keshatot Center in order to support and expand the work of the center. The Keshatot Center is a multi-regional magnet school serving 90 children age 3 – 13 on the autism spectrum in 2 kindergartens and 11 elementary school classes. The fund seeks contributions for complementary para-medical treatments [which are not.... Read more

Support most vulnerable & fight against isolation - Secours Catholique - Caritas France

Reception center for families in Saint Etienne (42)

Nov 26, 2018   Families, including lone-parent families, account for more than 50% of the situations Secours Catholique receives each year, making tehm our priority audience. For 70 years now, Secours Catholique has developed many ways to help them, from school tutoring for children, through workshops, social groups, social grocery stores or solidarity shops and this, not counting the financial support paid to families individually. To go even further in this accompaniment and with the concern of getting the.... Read more

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people of rural India - Alakh Nayan Mandir

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people of rural India - November 2018 Report

Nov 21, 2018   In the pursuit of fulfilling the mission of ‘Quality Vison to All’, Alakh Nayan Mandir Eye Centre provides eye care services in the remote rural regions of Southern Rajasthan through its various outreach activities, so as to reach out to the most vulnerable populations in the area. Various eye screening camps are being organized. Patient selected for surgery are being transported to the base hospital for the same in the most modern hi tech operation theatres to ensure quality and.... Read more

Support Croix-Rouge francaise - CROIX-ROUGE FRANCAISE (French Red Cross)

French Red Cross Report-November 2018

Nov 20, 2018   The French Red Cross thanks all the people who supported its action during the last month and year. Please find below information about of our last activities:     Irma - 1 year: rebuilding and anticipating to be better prepared A year ago, on the night of 5-6 September 2017, the extremely violent Hurricane Irma ravaged the Caribbean, particularly Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy islands, causing considerable damage. After two months of exceptional mobilization to respond to.... Read more

Israel Technion- Graduate Student's Fellowships - Israel Friends of Technion

Graduate Student's Fellowships

Nov 19, 2018   To help the Technion's graduate students maximize their potential, the Technion must develop new and significant sources of funding, specifically fellowships that will ease their financial burdens. Fellowships will enable graduate students to pursue their studies to the fullest extent, unleashing their genius and creativity and bringing renown to the Technion through their technological discoveries. The Technion's Program to Foster Academic Excellence, aimed at alleviating student financial.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Preschool Graduation Day & Giving Tueday

Nov 19, 2018   30 gorgeous and amazingly proud preschoolers wearing caps and gowns held their heads up high as they danced in front of the crowd of over 800 guests, parents, family members, siblings, teachers, schoolmates and even the Chief and the Kenyan TV. They took their places in line to receive their certificates, were adorned with decorations hung around their necks by their in tears of pride and happiness parents and relatives as photos were taken and the crowd applauded as each name was called. This.... Read more

Live&Learn in Kenya School Classroom Construction - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Giving Tuesday - Celebrating the Day Globally

Nov 19, 2018   How fantastic would it be to start the new classroom construction through Giving Tuesday donations?!!! We have finished the constructions of 8 beautiful classrooms at the Live and Learn in Kenya Education Center in Nakuru, Kenya. We dedicated the last two elementary school classrooms on November 3, 2018 with a huge celebration. 30 guests from Europe and the US were present for the celebration along with about 800 invited guests, parents, staff and of course the children. It was a glorious.... Read more

Help for Refugees - Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.

Help for refugees in Greece

Nov 19, 2018   Since the brutal civil war in Syria began in 2011, hundreds of thousands people have been killed. Many families have been torn apart and the standard of living has been set back by decades. There are almost no safe spaces left for the many innocent civilians. Therefore, the people flee to neighboring countries and especially Europe. Understandably, they often take high risks to save their lives. The couple Marwa and Odey are two of many others that successfully escaped from the war torn country..... Read more

Finding + supporting mentors for pupils in Berlin - PaSch at NachbarschaftsEtage at Fabrik Osloer Strasse e.V.

the visit at the Olympic Stadium and other joint activities

Nov 5, 2018   Summer is over, but we were able to enjoy the perfect weather in Berlin with at least two nice PaSch activities and we are sure that a lot of mentees had a nice time swimming or eating ice-cream to cool down during summer. Like mentioned in our last report, we visited the European Athletics Championship on 7th of August, which was an amazing highlight for all of us. They donated PaSch, as project of a social and nonprofit organization, free entry tickets and we had great seats in the Olympic.... Read more

Community Based Rehabilitation of HKSR - Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

It is my blessing to look after my family

Nov 2, 2018   Lan-ying received the service of “Life Rainbow” two months before her mother, a patient of liver cancer, died. “Life Rainbow” sent Yokky, a pottery artist, to visit and make crafts with Lan-ying’s mother. During the visit, mom made a Chinese pot which Yokky then took back to her studio and fire. However, mom’s illness had reached the last stage at that moment, so Yokky brought the finished pot to the hospital and gave her. Lan-ying recalled her memory, saying.... Read more

Give Food Vouchers to 450 Syrian Refugee Families - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Boundless misery - sparks of hope

Oct 31, 2018   More than 6.1 million people have been displaced within Syria in recent years - more than in any other country in the world. A further 5.3 million have left the country and are registered as refugees in the neighbouring countries. The average life expectancy is only 55 years. The Syrian war, which has lasted for eight years, is one of the most complex humanitarian crises of our time. According to United Nations estimates, 13.1 million people depend on humanitarian aid, including 5.3 million.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Treatment,care and rehabilitation of Star-tortoise

Oct 31, 2018   Endangered species-The Star-tortoise: Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but most will agree that the Indian star tortoise is one of the world’s most attractive tortoises. The Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) is a threatened species of tortoise found in dry areas and scrub forest in India and Sri Lanka. This species is quite popular in the exotic pet trade, which is the main reason it is endangered. A week back, we.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Community Service on Mobile Vet Clinic

Oct 31, 2018   COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR CO-EXISTENCE Animals and people have co-existed for thousands of years, with animals playing a vital role in natural ecosystems and communities across the globe. Despite the strong relationship people have with animals, many animals suffer poor welfare. Over 1,20,000 of suffering animals have been reported in the past decade within our project location. Our aim is to help build  “a compassionate society where people and animals coexist”.  We sensitize.... Read more

Support 200 Women Start Small Businesses in Turkey - Kadin Emegini Degerlendirme Vakfi

Micro loans for businesses of low income women

Oct 23, 2018   Thanks to our donors through Global Giving since June 2018, 1 more woman in Eskisehir was able to get a loan to invest in her micro business. S.A. has been earning her living by making and selling paintings. Painting is her main passion and her dream is to open an exhibition. With her first loan, she bought paint brushes and oil colors.   Since June 2015, KEDV raised a total of USD7,400 through 122 donations through Global Giving and disbursed loans to 21 low income women for their micro.... Read more

The Tafel Refugee Integration Project Fund - Tafel Deutschland e.V.

KinderTafel: Kids connecting economy and ecology

Oct 17, 2018   Zerbst has about 20,000 inhabitants and is located just north of the middle Elbe River between Magdeburg and Wittenberg. The Zerbster Tafel was started by Diakonie in 2002 and has been an independent registered association since 2015. Five volunteers support the food distribution three days a week. With their commitment they help about 200 households. In addition to their "normal" Tafel tasks, the volunteers also run a KinderTafel (“children’s table”), which is one of the.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

2 year old Sarah is going blind - We Can help!

Oct 17, 2018   2-year old Sarah was born with a severe birth defect in both her eyes. This past year, her left eye was coated by scar tissue, causing her complete blindness. Her doctors recommended she be urgently flown to a hospital in the U.S., where the renowned Dr. Zeidman would be able to save her eye and restore her vision. Sarah's parents appealed to Haverim for help: Could we help raise the $20,000 immediately required for the treatment? At Haverim, we handle hundreds of such cases every year..... Read more

Educating the slums - Maria Cristina Foundation

Educating The Slums

Oct 16, 2018   It has been a challngeing few months. Our students were transferred to a new school - one that we felt provided a better curriculum and better admin faciitlies, enabling us to monitor the students progress more easily. As you can imagine this as meant alot of challenges for MCF, with the various paperwork and legal procedures required, but also for the students, to settle in to the new school. After a few months it was brought to our attention that several of the students were struggling.... Read more

Disadvantaged youth supports street children! - Stichting Music Mode

New Talents

Oct 16, 2018   A group of youth from the Young Movement with whom we collaborate as a foundation organize every year a talent hunt that local musical talents can participate in. This year, one of our project leaders Marx Margono was present as a jury member. A number of well-known youngsters from us also participated. There were different talents with it, it was very diverse. The atmosphere was good and the level was of high quality. The jury therefore had a hard time. One of the participants was asked if she.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School October 2018 Report

Oct 15, 2018   Dear friends and doners, Ofarim school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa has started its fifth year in September.  We are excited to open a new year with additional 2 first-grade classes. We have celebrated the “Tishrey” month holidays- Rosh hashana, Yom kippur and Sukkot, the kids had fun at the Sukkot holiday-camp with a various activities that included a DJ party, animals activity and an outdoor trips. In this year we have new volunteers: a soldiers from the.... Read more

Support 35 students in Grade 2 classroom in India - Akanksha Foundation

Parents as Partners

Oct 15, 2018   Akanksha aims to build constructive partnerships with parents and communities to ensure children are in a supportive and nurturing environment not only in school but even at home. As part of this vision, our team at PCMC English Medium School in Bopkhel recently organized a medical camp for women in the community. Over 120 women were a part of the camp and got tested for cervical cancer, breast cancer, and HIV. It was heartening to see young women, mothers, and grandmothers come together to.... Read more

New CancerLink support centre in the community - Hong Kong Cancer Fund

The first women's cancer care centre in Hong Kong

Oct 15, 2018   We are starting up a new centre exclusively for women cancer patients: Supportive, specialist cancer care services for women Provide specially adapted services for women Our new centre puts the focus on sensitive women's health issues such as these. We provide specialist services to support women across all areas of their life – work, home, family and social lives – helping them look forward to a brighter tomorrow. Four of the ten most common cancers among women in Hong Kong affect.... Read more

Weekend "Back to Nature program" - NPO Mirai no Mori

Summer Camp 2018 Report

Oct 16, 2018   Summer Camp 2018 - WE DID IT! So many magical memories were created at Summer Camp this year! Over the course of 3 sessions we welcomed a total of 69 campers, 5 Leader in Training participants, 21 care workers, and 18 Mirai no Mori staff. On Day 1 of our 5-days, 4-nights camp, campers arrived at the camp site in high spirits and we were pleased to see returnee campers doing a great job of showing leadership and helping new campers get comfortable! Teams were formed and each thought up awesome.... Read more

Live&Learn in Kenya School Classroom Construction - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

...and the Kindergarten is next....

Oct 15, 2018   We have been so lucky! It has been a huge challenge over the past 4 years of building our school at the Live and Learn in Kenya Education Center in Nakuru, Kenya -the 8 classrooms, school offices and teachers' room - with a lovely courtyard was completed some months ago. Now we are working on raising funds to finish the school dining / multi-purpose hall. The foundation and outside walls - all the way up to where the roof will someday (hopefully soon) be. It's so exciting! And what comes next?.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Rescuing and Saving Baby Neelgai

Oct 11, 2018   Neelgai – The Indian Blue Bull, referred to as the "blue bull"  is the largest of all Asian antelopes and is one of the most commonly seen wild animals in all of India. Neelgai stands 3 feet 7 inches to almost 5 feet tall at the shoulder.   A week back we had received a case of a baby Neelgai , that got separated from its mother from a nearby field,  was grazing in a field near Bakrol village. Suddenly it was attacked by dogs and suffered severe bite injuries on its.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

BAT RESCUE AND REHABILITATION

Oct 11, 2018   Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera  with their forelimbs adapted as wings, they are the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. Bats are more manoeuvrable than birds, flying with their very long spread-out digits covered with a thin membrane orpatagium. The smallest bat, and arguably the smallest extant mammal. Various species of bats play very important ecological roles that are vital to the health of natural.... Read more

Help Seriously ill Children Enjoy their Childhood - Barretstown

James' mum Debbie shares their story...

Oct 11, 2018   ``My youngest son Oscar was just two weeks old when we got the horrific news last year that our son James had leukaemia. He was just 12 years old, it was completely devastating. I still remember the day James was diagnosed so vividly. He had had a small fall, but ended up with a huge bruise that didn’t go away and then developed a rash. I decided to take him to the GP who suggested we go to the hospital for some blood tests. There within hours, they told me he had leukaemia and they were.... Read more

Empowerment workshops for young girls - Bolivia - Lifetime Projects

Creation creation !

Oct 9, 2018   This is our second round of design and sewing classes in two orphanages in Cochabamba and Bolvia. This year the girls have learnt so fast and their creativity is bursting ! Here is a beautiful design of a dress which is one of many of their beautiful designs. Their psychologists and their support team all agree that this project is yet again helping the girls regain confidence in themselves and the future. We are hoping that the girls will soon be able to design and sell the clothes they make,.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China Fall Update Report IX

Oct 8, 2018   Fall Updates! As Fall is underway we want to send our warm greetings from all of us from Bethel! These last few months have been quite busy with some exciting moments and news to share with you. As of this week, Bethel's centers are supporting 61 children (25 in Dou Dian, 20 in Zhengzhou, 10 in Jiaozuo, and 6 in Nanjing). This year, we've had five wonderful adoptions, with three adoptions currently pending.  At our Dou Dian project site, Bethel recently accepted two new children, Ming Zhi.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Special Medical camp for Goats and Sheeps

Oct 9, 2018   Neelam Park Society Jain Sangh purchases hundreds of goats and sheep from bazaar(Mandi- a big livestock market) that are mostly destined to end up in slaughter houses or exported for the same purpose out of the country. These animals, consisting of infants, young and adults, are in a very bad condition when they are brought from the Mandi due to in-human handling of the slaughterers, exporters or commercial minds who think only of their selfish gains. Almost 50% of infants and older ones are.... Read more

Give HK Cleft Lip and Palate Families a Smile - Hong Kong Association for Cleft Lip and Palate

2018 Quarter 3 Report

Oct 2, 2018   New Equipment to Detect and Correct Nasal Speech  Children born with cleft lip and palate may have weaker soft palate, insufficient length of soft palate, lack of uvula, poor soft palate activity, and split of soft palate due to loose stitches after surgical repair of palate, all these will lead to nasal speech.  In view of the problem, HKACLP has bought recently the "Pantex Nasometer II" specifically for the members of the two-year-old and up and invite them to join for nasal emission.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

GlobalGiving Report 4 Fall 2018

Oct 1, 2018   Global Giving Report 4 Fall 2018 kinderhände – children’s hands With the beginning of the summer, we opened our Eltern-Kind-Café (parents-children-café) again in July. Every single café was crowded, so many families took the opportunity to practice their signing and get to know us (picture 1, parking lot ;). It was so much fun! Many children were also at the children’s film festival “dotdotdot”, where they showed the kinderhände movie.... Read more

Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergic Patients - Friends of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Update from the clinic, the lab...and the TV show?

Sep 28, 2018   Greetings to all of our supporters and friends! It is time for another update from the Center for Allergy at Assaf Harofeh/Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center. We are very excited about the recent progress in both the clinical and the research arms of our program. One of the more alarming aspects of food allergy is the potential for its development to previously tolerated foods, even in adulthood. While this condition (called FA-PTF) is rare, it can occur unexpectedly with life-threatening.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Is treatment the best method for reducing transmission?

Nov 2, 2018   The global number of people affected by schistosomiasis is second only to malaria, however many people have never heard of it. The symptoms of schistosomiasis can be fatal so effective treatment for the disease is imperative. Here we’ve outlined the top methods for reducing the spread of schistosomiasis: Treatment programmes At the SCI we support governments to deliver treatment programmes against schistosomiasis. They use a drug called Praziquantel that works effectively and economically.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Empowering Local Partners

Sep 24, 2018   At the SCI, we support many country-owned and led programmes to work towards eliminating parasitic worm infections. We work directly with Ministries of Health, who conduct the day-to-day management of programmes, with technical support from our Programme Advisors in accordance with globally recognised best practices. By supporting these programmes through training, mentorship and coaching, we ensure local ownership. We believe that empowering local communities, rather than implementing.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Early Intervention Progress!!

Sep 24, 2018   The idea behind EIC is to intervene as early as possible and minimize disability so that the child can reach the highest potential. Research has shown that the period from birth to 6 years are the most critical years for all children, and more so for children with disabilities. Growth and development of a child is at its greatest in the first two to three years. During this phase of cognitive development, foundations of intelligence and behaviour begin to evolve. Additionally, ability of brain.... Read more

ODTU GELECEGIMIZ FUND-TOUCH THE LIFE OF SOMEBODY - TURK EGITIM VAKFI (TEV)

NEW SEASON IS BEGINNING

Sep 24, 2018   Next  week we'll go campus,Ankara in order to make scholarship interwievs.About 2.000 students applied to be scholarship holder.As you ara nformed by the last report we'll have 325 scholarship holders this year. Our 48 scholarship holder were graduated and most of them started their bussiness carrier.Mr.Aygündüz was in the ceremony and had dinner with the most successful  graduates and their families.Some graduates  had been donor already. This summer ,Miss Sevilay and.... Read more

Provide education in ethics (Ethical Literacy) - Ethica Rationalis e.V.

Provide education ethics and sustainability Q3/18

Sep 24, 2018   In our attempts to support ethical literacy with very hands-on initiatives and events we had the following two main events in Q3 of 2018: PhiloBrunch „Stoicism for everyday life“ with Julia Kalmund another event "In total confidence" 1. Philobrunch: On July 21st we held another PhiloBrunch with Julia Kalmund. This time the topic was „Stoicism for everyday life“. One might think that the teachings of the "old" philosophers have little to do with.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

REPTILES - TREATMENT, POST-OPERATIVE CARE, CAPTIVE MANAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION

Sep 21, 2018   Reptiles are important part of both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.. Reptiles include snakes, lizards, crocodiles , tortoises and turtles. Reptiles are experiencing drastic population declines, caused by habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation, as well as climate change, predation and competition from invasive species, illegal collection, poaching and pollution. Our organization receives about four to five cases of injured, sick, captive and pets abandoned or neglected babies as well as.... Read more

Fostering Inquisitive Learners - The American School In Japan

ASIJ Space Club Holds First Space Conference: SC

Sep 20, 2018   On May 23, 2018, ASIJ Space Club successfully held its first Space Club Conference, nicknamed “SC²”, in the ASIJ High School Theater. Its mission was to bring together students, adults, teachers, scientists and others to learn about space science and inspire the next generation of space influencers. In light of so many new emerging advancements in the field, they decided on the theme “Looking Forward in Space Exploration”—an enterprise that resonated throughout.... Read more

Nurses for Night Care - Irish Hospice Foundation

Nurses for Night Care Report - September 2018

Sep 19, 2018   Thanks to your support, from January - June 2018, 299 people and their families were helped with our Nurses for Night Care service. We provided 961 nights of care free of charge.  Each night of care costs around €320 and this gives someone the choice and dignity to spend their final hours at home, with their loved ones and memories. What the service offersThis service enables those people who are living with illness such as dementia, motor neurone disease,.... Read more

Help Disabled People be Involved in Sports: China - Shanghai Lanjingling Sports Volunteer Service Center

Let Me Work, Allow Me Make Mistake, Let me Grow Up

Sep 18, 2018   June 29, 30th, we hold first stage of Lanjingling 2018 work capacity-building training camp in Shanghai. There are 17 participants attend two days training camp.  Jun.29 morning: Disability Equality Training (DET) Workshop Jun.29 afternoon: Speech Enhancement Jun.30 morning: Career mentality Course Jun.30 afternoon: Business Etiquette. In DET workshop (Disability Equality Training, abbreviation: DET), Haibin Zhou, the mentor at the United Nations working background, has taught.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Ready for winter?!

Sep 17, 2018   On September 8th a team of 8 voluteers wanted to help the elderly in their neighbourhood. Fortunately there was a home called 'Waterhof' that was in need of some help. They have a beautiful garden for their clients, but with every garden, it needs to be taken care of. Waterhof has an elderly volunteer who tries to maintain the garden. She does a great job, but unfortunately, because of her age and disabilities she can't do everything that is necessary. And now with the winter coming, the garden.... Read more

Stray Dogs become "Therapy Dogs" - NPO Japan Animal Therapy Association

The growth of Peace! Socialization

Sep 17, 2018   Hello, Thank you for your continuous support for our therapy dogs. Today I'd like to introduce the growth of Peace about his socializaion!   Peace is a boy, and the breed is miniature schnauzer. He was used to be a family dog, but the owner died suddenly and the owner lived alone, then Peace and the other dogs left in the house. They were lucky, and rescued before the worst story was occured. But he and his friends were too thin. If the discovery became a little bit later, it is not strang.... Read more

Food Angel- Food Rescue & Food Assistance Program - Food Angel By Bo Charity Foundation

Activities for Weekend:Birthday Party x Family Day

Sep 13, 2018   Food Angel held a Family Day, along with a birthday party, for our beneficiaries in July. They families enjoyed a splendid time at an indoor playground with their friends and parents. Sliding, climibing, jumping, and laughing, everyone had a joyful Saturday afternoon. The children and their parents were then treated to a hearty lunch at a restaurant, where birthday girls and boys were surprised with two huge and lovely birthday cakes. The birthday stars were also thrilled to receive a.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

Hottest months are passing at the Tsurumi River

Sep 7, 2018   Hottest months are passing at Tsurumi River Green Belt Hottest months of summer that have been repeling children and also various attractive plants and animals from our Tsurumi-river Tsunashima riverside green belt are just passing. The Ogi plants (the target native species of our restoration work) begin to sprout eras telling the arrival of the autumn wind. After a short and inevitable hiatus we have been and are busy again during those days tending the Ogi plants that have survived the hottest.... Read more

Rescuing and rehoming abandoned dogs in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Dog Rescue

Suddenly in need of a lot of homes for big dogs

Sep 4, 2018   Just when you think the day is done and you can stop constantly checking messages, along comes the news that a breeder is giving up a lot of dogs to comply with the numbers restriction that is part of the Animal Trader License requirements.  There are apparently forty-plus dogs being thrown out, which gives you an idea of the current overcrowding situation, and we have been asked to take twenty or so of the larger breeds like labrador, husky, rottweiler, malamute.   We have been.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Heal Syrian Refugee Children - report 9

Sep 4, 2018   Here is our latest news from our Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography project! During the summer months and due to the fact that the weather conditions in the camp were not conducive (extreme heat, humidity, heavy rainfall in between) we decided to experiment with a different format of roving/mobile healing photography workshops. Together with our team of photographers we “roamed” around the neighborhoods and areas in central Athens where there was a big concentration of.... Read more

Bring Smiles to 3190 flood-affected Children India - Community Collective Society for Integrated Development (CCFID)

Report 6

Aug 31, 2018   Name of the Organisation: Community Collective Society For Integrated Development (CCFID) About CCFID: Community Collective Society for Integrated Development (CCFID) is registered under the Societies Registration Act, established in 2004. The genesis of "Community Collective" is to create and multiply the formation of self-organization of people. The operating design of CCFID is geared towards providing a multiple set of opportunities and options to poor, particularly, children, women and.... Read more

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

The 2 kindergartens new playgrounds are ready

Aug 31, 2018   The Fund for Keshatot Children [reg. no. 580540532, recognized charity, clause 46, Israel Income Tax Authority] was established in 2011 by parents of pupils who study at the Keshatot Center in order to support and expand the work of the center. The Keshatot Center is a multi-regional magnet school serving 91 children age 3 – 13 on the autism spectrum in 2 kindergartens and 11 elementary school classes. The fund seeks contributions for complementary para-medical treatments [which are not.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

The Last Term of the School Year has Begun

Aug 30, 2018   443 Live and Learn in Kenya International Children and Youths are beginning their last term of the school year this week. 233 girls and 210 are bursting and ready to begin learning again after the break. We presently have 241 children attending our own Live and Learn in Kenya School in Nakuru - ranging from day care class to 5th grade. The remaining 202 children and youths are attending partnering local school, colleges, trade schools and universities. We are very proud of our children.... Read more

Support most vulnerable & fight against isolation - Secours Catholique - Caritas France

Social and Solidarity Economy - BIS Boutique

Aug 31, 2018   The association Comptoir de la Voûte, created in 2011 by Secours Catholique - Caritas France, is an organization working on integration of unemployed persons by economic activity using the textile collected at Secours Catholique headquarters, 106 rue du Bac in Paris. The people who are welcomed, most of them women, are salaried in the form of subsidized contracts. They participate in the economic activity of the organization and receive socio-professional support aiming permanent.... Read more

Support Croix-Rouge francaise - CROIX-ROUGE FRANCAISE (French Red Cross)

French Red Cross Report-August 2018

Aug 27, 2018   The French Red Cross thanks all the people who supported its action during the last month and year. Please find below information about of our last activities:   The French Red Cross mobilized against Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has deployed a team with several Red Crescents Societies. The members of the Emergency Response Team sent by the French Red Cross are experienced Ebola crisis response.... Read more

Israel Technion- Graduate Student's Fellowships - Israel Friends of Technion

Fellowships for Graduate Students at the Technion

Aug 23, 2018     To help the Technion's graduate students maximize their potential, the Technion must develop new and significant sources of funding, specifically fellowships that will ease their financial burdens. Fellowships will enable graduate students to pursue their studies to the fullest extent, unleashing their genius and creativity and bringing renown to the Technion through their technological discoveries.The Technion's Program to Foster Academic Excellence, aimed at alleviating student.... Read more

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people of rural India - Alakh Nayan Mandir

Gift of Sight to needy patients in rural India

Aug 23, 2018   Alakh Nayan Mandir Eye Institute has been providing free services for the economically under privileged eye patients of regions in Southern Rajasthan, India. Cataract camps and services are being offered on a regular basis. These sight restoring surgeries are done for patients being brought to the base hospital after an initial screening at the camp site in villages. During the last months from May 2018 till July 2018, more than 4900 patients have been screened through various camps. 1800.... Read more

Help for Refugees - Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.

Help for traumatised children in Niger

Aug 21, 2018   Over 100.000 Nigerian refugees currently live in the Diffa Region of Niger. They come from the Nigerian states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, where violent attacks frequently take place. The refugees themselves were affected by violence: Their hometowns or villages were raided, neighbours or family members were attacked and killed and women and children were often taken captives and detained by members of these violent groups. Our member organisations are working in Niger and Chad to help the.... Read more

Education Versus Lost Generation! - Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants

A single test and two different dreams

Aug 20, 2018   Today we would like to talk about two bright people who wanted to apply for College education in two different fields.Meet Zakaria, an 18-year-old Syrian student and a refugee in Turkey. He finished his secondary education with an incredible score of 99.95%.  He craves to study in Medicine College in the next year. In order to apply for the college he wants, he needs to perform the SAT exam.But SAT exam costs money, money he can't afford, unless it was you who donated for.... Read more

Finding + supporting mentors for pupils in Berlin - PaSch at NachbarschaftsEtage at Fabrik Osloer Strasse e.V.

Summertime in Berlin

Aug 7, 2018   Dear donors, like mentioned in our last report, on 25th of May the annual festival for the neighborhood took place again, which is organized in community centers all over Europe. We spent a nice afternoon with neighbors, supporters and friends with music, food and shows from groups practicing in our community center. Since we had numerous interviews with interested volunteers, we were able to offer another workshop for them in the end of June. Unfortunately, not all of the interested volunteers.... Read more

Community Based Rehabilitation of HKSR - Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Stroke Choir - We Can't Speak But We Can Sing!

Aug 2, 2018   A group of stroke survivors with aphasia, families and carers performed in a concert held on 30 June 2018. This choir is the first of its kind in Hong Kong, aims at providing music therapy to stroke survivors with aphasia to promote their wellness, enhance self-confidence, improve speech abilities, and encourage expressions of feelings in order to improve quality of life. During the past three years, choir members not only sang in groups, but also composed songs together, which helped in.... Read more

Give Food Vouchers to 450 Syrian Refugee Families - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Help with the cash card

Jul 30, 2018   The three million refugees in Turkey have a difficult everyday life. They suffer from food shortages, lack of work and prospects, but also from the psychological wounds that have left their mark on them. Together with our Turkish partner organisation Support to Life (STL), Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe provides help for particularly needy refugees: electronic money cards made it possible to buy additional food, warm clothing helped to survive the winter, and psychosocial support facilitated the.... Read more

Ethiopia: help for the drought affected - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Floods leaving households displaced and homeless

Jul 30, 2018   Heavy rainfall in some parts of the Somali and Oromian regions of Ethiopia led to severe flooding. The floods in the Somali region have affected over 40,000 families/households (approx. 264,000 persons), of which 25,000 households (over 150,000) have been displaced and need emergency shelter. Over 12,500 hectares of arable land have been destroyed, numerous health facilities and schools have been damaged and are not functioning. The government's response is delayed because the extreme rainfall.... Read more

The Tafel Refugee Integration Project Fund - Tafel Deutschland e.V.

The "Tafel Harvest" - one year anniversary!

Jul 20, 2018   From chard, to potatoes, peppers, beans and cucumbers: all of these are growing on the Tafel field in Weilheim. The project promotes both the integration of refugees and the appreciation of food. To celebrate the success of its first year, a parliamentary state secretary, the deputy mayor and other distinguished guests came to visit the field on July 19, 2018. Since April 2017, seven families, who have found refuge in the Bavarian town, have been involved in the project on the grounds of a local.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School July 2018 Report

Jul 20, 2018   “Ofarim” school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa celebrate the end of school-year period in a various activities: We went on a field trip to Kibbutz Ein-Shemer. During the trip the students visited the cowshed, travelling the mythological train and farm-tractor and visiting the historical museum. We celebrated the end of the year at Gan Karmit ecological farm where the students prepared white cheese and traditional “Labane” (white sour cheese) , picked.... Read more

Disadvantaged youth supports street children! - Stichting Music Mode

Step by step

Jul 23, 2018   A lot has happened in recent months. We are very pleased that we have received the titles VETTED 2017 and TOP RANKED 2017 from Global Giving, a recognition for the work we do! The DIMT project also won prizes and was voted the best project of 2017 in Almere. We received 50% of all votes in the final!  The other attendees were; YouTuber Dylan Peys, rapper Doominoo, writer Pascal Vanenburg, singer-songwriter Gitta de Ridder, AllyLive and the bands Arsenic Motion, Gravity Circus, Amber Roads.... Read more

Support 200 Women Start Small Businesses in Turkey - Kadin Emegini Degerlendirme Vakfi

Micro loans for businesses of low income women

Jul 19, 2018   Thanks to our donors through Global Giving since April 2018, 1 more woman in Eskisehir was able to get a loan to invest in her micro business. F.K. has started her own business to increase her family income. She is married and has 2 children. She is a high school graduate. She is a very creative person and produces home decoration items and sells them online and in fairs. With her third loan, she bought terrarium pots and small plants and artificial flowers to decorate.   Since June 2015,.... Read more

Weekend "Back to Nature program" - NPO Mirai no Mori

July Back to Nature - PROGRAM REPORT

Jul 19, 2018   Another successful Back to Nature! Due to predicted rain on the day of the program, July 7th, we lost a large portion of our group. We were joined by 9 brave campers and 4 Leaders in Training who wanted to come out despite the weather forecast. Luckily, we had no rain on Saturday and an awesome time in the woods of Mount Takao! We kicked off the day by dividing into teams, each with team names that had to do with wood, and enjoyed hiking through the woods. The 4 LITs did a great job of.... Read more

Educating the slums - Maria Cristina Foundation

Updates

Jul 18, 2018   June started with another big challenge to raise the funds and the awareness MCF needs . This time, the challenge was to  climb Mount Denali, in order to raise the projected direct costs for the education fees of USD 120,000 for the remaining 87 children up to Grade 12. After much patience waiting for the storms to clear, the expedition leaders made the decision to come back down the mountain. They felt we didn't have enough time or supplies to make a summit attempt. After so much.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care on wheels

Jul 23, 2018   Jivdaya Charitable Trust runs three mobile medical vans for the treatment of stray or un-owned animals in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It has been working for animal welfare since 2007. Starting from treating a few animals to treating lacs of animals in present, Jivdaya has a journey worth sharing. The purpose of the reports is to let our amazing donors know as to where the funds are being utilized. The animal care on wheels is one such facility started by the NGO to support the.... Read more

Live&Learn in Kenya School Classroom Construction - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Another Classroom Completed - On to the Next...

Jul 23, 2018   Our beautiful new aquamarine-colored classroom is finally completed - which completes the construction of the Live and Learn in Kenya Elementary School - and is joyfully being used by our preschool class. They will be the first grade when the new school year begins in January, so they may as well use it now instead of the tin-roofed shack that they were in up until now. Months of hard work, time and funds were poured into these walls, floors, roof and ceiling of this classroom. We are all so.... Read more

Daily Art Classes for orphanage children and youth - Maria's Children Art Center

April-June 2018 Report

Jul 16, 2018   Dear Friends, thank you for your support! We would like to tell you what happened at the studio and outside during April – June 2018. Our work is aimed to support orphans, young adults who live in state institutions, graduates from orphanages for their art and psychological rehabilitation and social adaptation. Art classes at the studio continue through a year, every day groups (one or two) keep coming to the studio. In February there was a winter camp for children from orphanage and for.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Monsoon it is Special Care for animals and birds

Jul 10, 2018   As the seasons change so does the needs of animals and birds. In summers the problem hitting high was that of dehydration. Now as the monsoon is here there are different problems all together and so are their solutions. The problems faced by animals during the monsoon are as follows: Wet and soggy fur Body odour Viral and flu Disturbed health Wet and dirty bedding Paws infection Getting scared because of lightening and thunderstorm The solutions to all the problems are as.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China Summer Update Report VIII

Jul 9, 2018   A letter from the Founders:  Dear friends of Bethel China, I am amazed at the work Bethel China is doing. Delphine and I moved out of China in 2012 and as founders it felt like we were saying good-bye to our daughter in front of the college's dorm (I hate those scenes in movies). At first it was difficult because for 11 years I was the go-to guy to solve problems and set the vision for the foreseeable future. I learned how to let go and let the local team courageously shape the.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

A Day In the Life: Distributing Free Meds in isra

Jul 10, 2018   The call came in at 11:20 AM. "My son Kiril is 3.5 years old. One month ago he was diagnosed with glioma brain cancer, after losing weight and severe vomiting. We need to come up with over $100,000 for a life-saving treatment. Can you help us?" At Friends for Health we believe that a person should not lose his or her life because they can’t afford to buy medicine. We receive such calls every 5 minutes in average and the entire system immediately springs into action: Eli, the head.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

GlobalGiving Report 3 Summer 2018

Jul 5, 2018   Global Giving Report 3 Summer 2018 kinderhände – children’s hands It feels like the kinderhaende year just started - but the first semester has already ended successfully with 10 classes and 2 workshops, over 15 on-tour workshops and 7 further education modules for teachers and pedagogues. Traditionally, we celebrate the end of the semester with a big party with all participants and friends at the close by Hubert-Marischka-Park with bilingual games, a jumping castle, delicious.... Read more

Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergic Patients - Friends of Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

Improved methods for sesame allergy diagnosis

Jul 3, 2018   Summer is here, but allergy never takes a vacation. The work on allergy research and treatment continues year round at Assaf HaRofeh/Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center, and we are pleased to present you with an update. The big news is the recent publication of our study on sesame allergy diagnosis in the journal, Clinical & Experimental Allergy.  Reports of sesame allergy have increased in recent years, and it is a particular concern in Middle Eastern countries like Israel. Due to its.... Read more

Empowerment workshops for young girls - Bolivia - Lifetime Projects

Marina is pushing through !

Jun 28, 2018   Marina is 15 years old. She is really talented in creating things with her hands; she created jewellery and textile handicrafts when she took part in the workshops lead by Lifetime Projects. Marina is meticulous and hardworking. She is a young shy girl and all she hopes for is to express her talent and to create a future for herself. She has a passion for baking and would like to develop her own baking business. Marina is now participating in an advanced cooking course thanks to your donations.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Drive Sensibly and Save Animals

Jun 28, 2018   Drive Sensibly and Save Animals The Humans have the comfort to own a vehicle or use a public transport to commute to any place he wants to go. But while driving the vehicle he doesn’t understand the importance of driving sensibly. The innocent speechless animals live on road sides and people drive rash running over those innocent souls. Jivdaya Charitable Trust wishes to request all the people out here who drive any kind of vehicle to please drive safe and do not hurt the animals on.... Read more

Fostering Inquisitive Learners - The American School In Japan

ASIJ High School Students Present TEDxYOUTH@ASIJ

Jun 27, 2018   On May 24, 2018, a group of ASIJ High School students assisted by faculty hosted the TEDxYouth@ASIJ event, which was dedicated to exploring the theme “Students Make an Impact”, at Meiji Kinenkan. TEDx, a derivative of TED Conference, allows for self-organized events dedicated to the discussion of ideas worth spreading, and TEDxYouth events are organized by and for youth. Our students became involved in this project through the ASIJ IMPACT program, a self-directed learning.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Maintaining a Treatment Programme during an Ebola

Jun 26, 2018   The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently experienced an outbreak of the Ebola Virus. First reported on 8th May 2018, there have so far been 38 confirmed cases and over 20 deaths.  The SCI continues to support a schistosomiasis treatment programme in DRC, and fortunately, the outbreak did not start until just after the last round of treatment was distributed in the country. This means that the programme has so far not been affected.  Currently, our in-country partners within.... Read more

Support China's Most Vulnerable Children - ChunHui Bo'Ai Children's Foundation

Happiness in Learning and Growing

Jun 26, 2018   Chunhui Reaches out to Children in Kunming CWI—2018 Program Evaluation   In the lovely early spring days, the Chunhui evaluation team gathered at the Kunming Children’s Welfare Institution (CWI) in January 21-24 for the first evaluation session of 2018. Since they established a partnership in 2014, Chunhui and Kunming CWI have been working together on four programs. By providing children there with Chunhun inspired nurturing environments and loving care, they help children form.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Early Intervention Progress.

Jun 26, 2018   Birth to 6 years is the most critical years for children growth and development of child is at its greatest in the first three years. Cognitive development, foundations of intelligence and behaviour begin to evolve. Ability of brain to affect structural and functional changes is at its best in this period. If the child misses this opportunity, further learning will be slow and / or inadequate. EIC’s role transcend over a very wide spectrum of activities ranging from New born screening,.... Read more

Provide education in ethics (Ethical Literacy) - Ethica Rationalis e.V.

Provide education in ethics and sustainability / Activities Q272018

Jun 26, 2018   In line with our attempt to support ethical literacy with very hands-on initiatives and events we had the following three main events in Q2 of 2018: The inauguration of the KonTEXT reading room and  two events "In total confidence" Inauguration of the KonTEXT reading room on April 17, 2018 Until shortly before the beginning, additional chairs were being brought into the meeting room - with the title "Ethics in extreme situations" one had probably hit a nerve. "Assistance.... Read more

ODTU GELECEGIMIZ FUND-TOUCH THE LIFE OF SOMEBODY - TURK EGITIM VAKFI (TEV)

48 STUDENTS WILL FLY FROM CAMPUS TO BUSINESS WORLD

Jun 25, 2018   Next week 48 scholarship holders out of 275 will take their diplomas and leave Middle East Technical Univesity ,rush to the business sector.We wish all of them will be successful in their new world.As always We'll be at diploma ceremony with them and their families.The details and photographes of diploma ceremony will be in next report. We plan to submit 325 scholarships for 2018-19 education year.So within 9 years the quantity has reached from 18 to 325. Last month Mr.Arif Aygündüz.... Read more

Help Disabled People be Involved in Sports: China - Shanghai Lanjingling Sports Volunteer Service Center

Everyone can enjoy the pleasure of sports equally,

Jun 21, 2018   On May 20 2018, beYoureyeS and "Krankin’ thru China" joined together to hold a running race. Visually impaired runner, wheelchair runner and unimpaired runners as a group, to run a 6km race @Shanghai Xuhui Huangpu Riverside. After the race, there is a “picture hunting” game, let unimpaired runner wear blindfold, or sit on the wheelchair to feel and understand each other’s world. We named the activity “The Ability Run”.No matter cannot see-able, walk-able, or.... Read more

Nurses for Night Care - Irish Hospice Foundation

Nurses for Nightcare 2018

Jun 19, 2018   Thanks to your support, from January - April 2018, 186 people and their families were helped with our Nurses for Night Care service. We provided 561 nights of care free of charge.  Each night of care costs around €320 and this gives someone the choice and dignity to spend their final hours at home, with their loved ones and memories.  What the service offers This service enables those people who are living with illness such as dementia, motor.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Starting a new Flex Group - Present with Experience

Jun 19, 2018   To reach the elderly we started a new project. We want to invite anybody who is 50 or older, to join when we are doing projects for the elderly living in The Hague. The idea comes from fighting loneliness which is a big problem amongst the lederly living in The Netherlands.  Within The Netherlands there is always a shortage in housing. We live with 17 milion people in a very small space. This means that our houses aren't build for entire families. People would like to take care of their.... Read more

Give HK Cleft Lip and Palate Families a Smile - Hong Kong Association for Cleft Lip and Palate

2018 Quarter 2 Report

Jun 19, 2018   “SYMPOSIUM IN CLEFT DEFORMITY AND TREATMENT SERVICES IN HONG KONG” HKACLP's annual Social Educational Exhibition was held on 11 March 2018 at Lok Fu Place, Kowloon. This annual event comprised of two sessions in this year.  In the morning session, there were display boards introducing the cleft treatment services providing by public hospitals in Hong Kong, as well as the support services offering by HKACLP.  There were also game booths and distribution of leaflets to.... Read more

Food Angel- Food Rescue & Food Assistance Program - Food Angel By Bo Charity Foundation

Food Angel Outreach Mystery Case- Where did my pair of teeth go?

Jun 19, 2018   Our Outreach Angels pay home visits and deliver hot meal boxes to elderlies who are unable to leave home, but they do more than just that. They don't wear trench coats but Food Angel’s signature pink tee, yet they have the ability to solve mysteries like Sherlock Holmes. The mysterious case this time is Grandma Ng’s missing set of dentures. Grandma Ng is 82 years old and lives alone, and she speaks a special Chinese dialect- Hokkien. She woke up one morning and realized she.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Help us raise Funds to Help Animals

Jun 15, 2018   Jivdaya Charitable Trust provides animal care on wheels through three of its mobile vans. All the three vans travel in different areas of the city of Ahmedabad. A professional team of vets, para-vets, and assistants treat animals with utmost care. Every day many animals are treated for various ailments. For instance, in the first and second week of June major cases seen were that of Canine Distemper (CD). Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease caused by a virus that attacks.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

our green belt is turnig from spring to summer

Jun 12, 2018     Spring is passing and summer is just around the corner at the green belt 1km along the Tsurumi-River ,Tsunashima, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Japan. This is our second year of receiving assist  from you for our restoration project at the Tsurumi river green belt. At this area , we have been carrying out  works to restore a native river side plant community of Ogi (a species of grass called Amur silver grass) through assisting their restoration  by replanting small new stocks of.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 4th week of May 2018

Jun 5, 2018   In the month of May the animals majorly treated were dogs. The cause of illness was dehydration for most of them. There were a few dogs who suffered leg injury, and fractures due to vehicles. There is an increase in a day to day traffic and these innocent animals walk on or around the roads face troubles due to irresponsible driving of humans. There were a few burn cases too where the dogs would try and find a shelter under a car or vehicle and due to hot metal body would burn themselves. They.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Heal Syrian Refugee Children - report 8

Jun 5, 2018     Here is our latest update of The workshop at the Thiva Refugee Open Hospitality Structure!    Yes, it is already summer, with temperatures above 30 degrees Celcius and we are slowly but steadily moving outdoors for all the classes. The 15+ year old, have presented their first self-made photography project based entirely on all the technical skills they have learnt in the last 3 months. They see the results of their hard work and it is very touching. We keep.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Music & Arts is Also What Sponsorship is About

Jun 4, 2018   It is a wonderful thing to be able to provide needy children with everything they need to go to school and get a good education for a brighter future, medical and dental care so that they can experience a healthy childhood, warm and nutritious meals so that they can grow, thrive and concentrate at school, playgrounds, sports and games so that childhood is a joy - but what about music and art? The children attending the Live and Learn in Kenya Primary School in Nakuru, Kenya are now finding out.... Read more

Daily Needs: 900 Refugees at Ritsona Camp - Greece - Echo100plus

Ritsona Refugee Camp_ Final Report

Jun 4, 2018   Dear Friends, this is to inform you, that in October 2017 our organisation - Echo100Plus - ended all operations at Ritsona Refugee Camp in East Attica/ Greece. The decision to leave was certainly not an easy one! After one and a half years on the ground, and with the certainty that the approx. 850 camp residents were adequately taken care of by the authorities and other NGOs, we decided it was time to move to new challenges and to more impact. Within the 18 months of our presence, the living.... Read more

Rescuing and rehoming abandoned dogs in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Dog Rescue

An urgent rescue mission

Jun 4, 2018   From the moment I got up I was sending messages trying to arrange the pick up of the small dogs that had been left outside a house in cages after the death of their owner.  I still don't know how that happened, I mean who did that to the dogs rather than contact a rescue organisation or even AFCD, but as a result one poor dog had already died - presumably from the heat - by the time the rest of them were put in a van and brought to us.  I was incredibly upset that I hadn't been able to.... Read more

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

The new playgrounds are already on their way

Jun 4, 2018   The Fund for Keshatot Children [reg. no. 580540532, recognized charity, clause 46, Israel Income Tax Authority] was established in 2011 by parents of pupils who study at the Keshatot Center in order to support and expand the work of the center. The Keshatot Center is a multi-regional magnet school serving 89 children age 3 – 13 on the autism spectrum in 2 kindergartens and 11 elementary school classes. The fund seeks contributions for complementary para-medical treatments [which are not.... Read more

Bring Smiles to 3190 flood-affected Children India - Community Collective Society for Integrated Development (CCFID)

Project Report 5

Jun 1, 2018   Name of the Organisation: Community Collective Society For Integrated Development (CCFID) About CCFID: Community Collective Society for Integrated Development (CCFID) is registered under the Societies Registration Act, established in 2004. The genesis of "Community Collective" is to create and multiply the formation of self-organization of people. The operating design of CCFID is geared towards providing a multiple set of opportunities and options to poor, particularly, children, women and.... Read more

Israel Technion- Graduate Student's Fellowships - Israel Friends of Technion

Graduate Student's Fellowships

May 30, 2018   To help the Technion's graduate students maximize their potential, the Technion must develop new and significant sources of funding, specifically fellowships that will ease their financial burdens. Fellowships will enable graduate students to pursue their studies to the fullest extent, unleashing their genius and creativity and bringing renown to the Technion through their technological discoveries.The Technion's Program to Foster Academic Excellence, aimed at alleviating student financial.... Read more

Support Croix-Rouge francaise - CROIX-ROUGE FRANCAISE (French Red Cross)

French Red Cross Report

May 29, 2018   The French Red Cross thanks all the people who supported its action during the last month and year. Please find below information about of our last activities:   The French Red-Cross mobilized in Bangladesh Since the end of August 2017, nearly 900 000 people have fled from Rakhine’s state (North Myanmar) as violence against them strike to take refuge in Bangladesh. Today, they have been distributed across thirty camps and makeshift shelters in Cox’s Bazar. Some Red-Cross.... Read more

Stray Dogs become "Therapy Dogs" - NPO Japan Animal Therapy Association

Mishima Training Ground

May 29, 2018   Hello, This is Japan Animal Therapy Assciation. Thank you for your support. Today I'd like to introduce one of our facilities, Mishima Training Ground. It is the place all the threrapy dogs to build their healthy body and relax. There is a huge ground and dogs can run their full with the dogs' friends. It is important for dogs' mental to keep healthy mentally and phisically. Also Mishima city has lots of green, nature, and the air is clear. It is very close to Mt.Fuji, the Japanese holy.... Read more

Creating opportunities for 60 Girls in Lalibela - Plan Italia Onlus

Drawing the future with her hard work

May 25, 2018   Seble was only 15 when she fell in love with a teenager who claimed to love her: it was the first time a good event happened to her, she lost her parents and she grew up with an auntie. Soon Seble discovered to be pregnant, at 16 years old: “I didn’t know about protection and care by the time. I haven’t heard it from anyone”. Missing the exam and dropping out of school transformed her life into even the worst stage. “As a child, it was so hard to attend school with.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 2nd & 3rd week of May 2018

May 25, 2018   In second and third week of May the majority of cases seen were that of dehydration. Due to scorching heat and summers, animals find it difficult to cope up with the water requirements of their body. Animals can not exactly justify their water needs unless fed upon. Torrential urbanization and industrialization are leading to scarcity of readily available drinking water. The trust works a lot on finding solutions to animal’s dehydration. Majority of the animals are either found fallen on.... Read more

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people of rural India - Alakh Nayan Mandir

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people of rural India - May 2018 Report

May 25, 2018   Alakh Nayan Mandir Eye Institute has been providing free services for the economically under privileged eye patients of regions in Southern Rajasthan, India. Cataract camps and services are being offered on a regular basis. These sight restoring surgeries are done for patients being brought to the base hospital after an initial screening at the camp site in villages. Through an ongoing effort of reducing blindness in this part of Rajasthan, Alakh Nayan Mandir has been able to reach out.... Read more

Support most vulnerable & fight against isolation - Secours Catholique - Caritas France

Food security program in Chiapas - Mexico

Jun 1, 2018   The alternation of drought and flooding in the San Cristobal de las Casas region (Mexico) is confronting peasants to a state of growing impoverishment and food insecurity. For several years, Secours Catholique-Caritas France has been supporting communities in this region to strengthen food security. At the end of this project in March 2018, Secours Catholique-Caritas France commissioned (as usual) the evaluation of this project. Following the results of this evaluation, the participation of.... Read more

Education Versus Lost Generation! - Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants

You helped Muhammed to pursue his dream!

May 21, 2018   Muhammed had to flee to Turkey because of the war in Syria with his big brother. They had to leave their whole family behind. They are both living with one of their friends right now. Muhammed needed Turkish lessons in order to become a nurse, so he started to work. He had to work overtime and without insurance, all he was thinking someday he will be a nurse and provide for his family. But things didn’t go well as he planned. Not only they didn’t pay for his work, they also beat.... Read more

Support 35 students in Grade 2 classroom in India - Akanksha Foundation

Heartfulness at the School

May 21, 2018   The students at Laxmi Nagar Mumbai Public School in Khar, a suburb of Mumbai, had already been practicing mindfulness on a daily basis. Mindfulness involved the students taking time at the start and end of the day to be mindful of their actions. Mindfulness made the children more aware of their surroundings and more aware of the impact of their actions. With mindfulness succesfully implemented in the school, the school took on their next big project. Heartfulness. Heartfulness is a form of.... Read more

Help for Refugees - Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.

A new home in Uganda

May 18, 2018   Currently, over a million Southern Sudanese refugees are living in the neighbouring state of Uganda. They flee from latest flare-ups of violence and from drought, which have led to a severe and ongoing famine since last year. But Uganda itself is not a rich state. Many people in Uganda are poor and need support themselves. Caring for one million refugees is a task that is not easily fulfilled. Aktion Deutschland Hilft and our member organizations are in Uganda to support the refugees and.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal Care Summary- 23rd Apr to 6th May'18

May 17, 2018   In the last week of April and the first week of May the majority of cases seen were that of fractures and mouth ulcers. Road accidents and traffic were accountable for fractures and wounds in animals. Due to scorching heat of summer, the animals had ulcers in their mouth. Dehydration cases were prevalent too.  Cats and dogs were majorly treated by all the vans. The animals were kept on fluid therapy to rehydrate. To prevent such incidents awareness camps are being conducted. Public.... Read more

New CancerLink support centre in the community - Hong Kong Cancer Fund

CancerLink Jockey Club Support Centre Kwai Chung

May 14, 2018   CancerLink Jockey Club Support Centre, Kwai Chung (“KCC”) entered its second half -year (Oct 17 - Mar 18) of service since its official commencement in June 2017. Since January 2018, KCC has extended its reach to other nearby urban areas in the New Territories. KCC continued to adopt a strength-based family-centred approach to address the practical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients and their families living with cancer. The top five KCC user profiles are.... Read more

Live&Learn in Kenya School Classroom Construction - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

The 8th Classroom is Nearly Finished

May 14, 2018   It won't be long and the 8th classroom at the Live and Learn in Kenya Primary School will be completed and ready for the children to move in and start learning! The walls are up - the roof is up - windows are in as well as the doors. Now the rest of the exterior needs to be finished - and then we can begin with the interior. We're still deciding on happy colors for the walls. Desks and chairs are being made. We are also working on having a wall built all around the Live and Learn in.... Read more

Help Disabled People be Involved in Sports: China - Shanghai Lanjingling Sports Volunteer Service Center

There is smile and hope on Children and Youth, and the future

May 11, 2018   The Youngers represents the future, represents the good, If you want to change something, you have to start with the child, To plant healthy concept and correct ideas in their hearts, After 10 years, 20 years … The world we living will be different.   On February and March, we organize activities with children and young student in School. From the session of training, students through the simulation of how to guide the visually impaired scene, experience the darkness, running in the.... Read more

Finding + supporting mentors for pupils in Berlin - PaSch at NachbarschaftsEtage at Fabrik Osloer Strasse e.V.

Being a mentee can be emotional too

May 10, 2018   Dear donors, We want to let you know what happened in our project since our last report in February. We told you about a workshop we offered for new volunteers. So, when the volunteers absolved their training, we start to match and we were able to bring together some mentees with their new mentors. One moving story about a new mentorship is of a mentee that I know since 2013. He already had a mentor for 3 years, starting here when he just turned 8. His family is from Chechnya and his mom was.... Read more

Community Based Rehabilitation of HKSR - Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

"Grow Richer Life" after Stroke

May 8, 2018   Same as some Hongkongers, Chi Yin had to travel between Mainland and Hong Kong frequently for work. In April 2014, he showed confused mental status and involuntary movement when dining with his wife and friends. CT scan thenrevealed ischemic stroke in the right hemisphere of his brain. He lost active control of his left side body at that time. He needed help from others transferring from lying to sitting. He received active and intensive rehabilitation for about 4 months in Cheng Tak Yim Day.... Read more

Stray Dogs become "Therapy Dogs" - NPO Japan Animal Therapy Association

We started new 2 projects!

May 8, 2018   Hello, I'd like to introduce our 2 new projects!   1. Renewal of birds room with soundproof https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/renewal-of-birds-room-with-soundproof/ We started birds therapy, and as a trial we have already tried it, and the customers enjoyed with the time with sweet birds. We'd like to expand it, and offer much opportunity to interact with birds for more people.    2. We need activities funds for therapy dogs in.... Read more

Ethiopia: help for the drought affected - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Alarming impressions from Ethiopia

Apr 30, 2018   The current situation At the edge of the Afar Plain you meet a group of older men. Thin and marked by hunger, they try to collect the maize they planted last summer in a field. But the result is frustrating, not even a third of the usual harvest has grown. Livestock numbers have fallen dramatically and many cattle will not survive for the next few months. Clemens von Heimendahl, Head of the Regional Office Africa, was there to get an overview of the situation in talks with those.... Read more

Give Food Vouchers to 450 Syrian Refugee Families - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Boundless need - sparks of hope

Apr 30, 2018   Boundless need - sparks of hope in Jordan Jordan is one of the countries particularly affected by the Syrian refugee crisis. More than 655,000 refugees from Syria are registered in Jordan. According to United Nations estimates, there are about 139,000 more people who are not registered. The majority of the refugees live outside the two large official camps Za´atri and Azraq in host communities. In addition, there are about 78,000 Syrians who are in no-man's-land between Syria and Jordan.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 3rd week of April 2018

Apr 30, 2018     In Third week of April we saw a lot of Canine Distemper cases. After particular stages of Canine Distemper there is no cure for the disease Details of Canine Distemper Canine distemper is a virus that affects a dog’s respiratory, gastrointestinal, respiratory and central nervous systems, as well as the conjunctival membranes of the eye. Canine Distemper is infectious disease. Symptons The signs of canine distemper include sneezing, coughing and thick mucus coming from the eyes and.... Read more

The Tafel Refugee Integration Project Fund - Tafel Deutschland e.V.

Springing into action

Apr 27, 2018   The year is off to a busy start. In January the Tafel’s deputy chairperson was invited to a “cook and talk session" at the food trade show Internationale Grüne Woche to speak about “how the future will taste”. She was also asked about integration at the Tafel and affordability of food while she prepared fattoush, an Arabic salad made with fried pieces of (stale) flat bread and fresh ingredients commonly donated to the Tafel. Five winners of the creative challenge.... Read more

Art Therapy Workshop for Rehabilitating Soldiers - Friends For Health

Olga, Mother of 3, Burn Victim

Apr 27, 2018   At Haverim's Art Therapy Workshop, we welcome any patient able to participate. During our years of volunteering at the Tel Hashomer Hospital's Rehabilitation Department, we've seen people of all ages and injuries: from soldiers and veterans, to terror victims, traffic accident victims and more. Olga was unique, both her the injuries sustained, and in her sheer willpower. Olga is a young mother of a 3-year old. She was hospitalized over three months ago.  Olga was injured in a fire in her.... Read more

Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l Sponsorship Program - Leben und Lernen in Kenia e.V.

Let's Give Erick the Word!

Apr 30, 2018   Not only have we been watching Live and Learn in Kenya grow for the past 17 years - we are also watching the children grow into self-sufficient adults. It amazing to see the children change from scared little kindergarten children, happy for a warm meal and new clothes, into strong and proud young people. Today I would like to give Erick the chance to tell his story. *Myself* My name is Erick. I was born in the year 1994, and I am 23 years old at the present. Currently I am a student at Kibabii.... Read more

Disadvantaged youth supports street children! - Stichting Music Mode

Music & self-confidence!

Apr 25, 2018   For many of our young people, music is an important means of survival. Through music you can work on your self-confidence. An emotional means to filter out negative feelings, a way to express joy, a way to get through the day by simply singing a song. We have a number of programs where young people learn how to deal with their feelings and use music as a source of strength. In the DIMT project, young people learn singing and dancing techniques, but also how they can present themselves. In 7.... Read more

Weekend "Back to Nature program" - NPO Mirai no Mori

April Back to Nature: New Beginnings

Apr 25, 2018   This past weekend, we had excellent weather as we hosted our April Back to Nature program in Mitake, Tokyo. This program we focused on "New Beginnings." With Easter and Earth day being held in April, we were happy to introduce these holidays to our campers and volunteers, majority of whom have never celebrated either. The campers showed great enthusiasm for their first Easter Egg Hunt!  In celebration of Earth Day, we made sure to take care of the Earth by picking up trash outside by the.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School April 2018 Report

Apr 25, 2018   "Ofarim" school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa is a school that combines a variety of cultures and promotes integration in the community. During this period we marked the Day of Good Deeds. A regiment of soldiers arrived and did joint activities with the students, which included a trip and a game. We went on an annual trip to Ein Shemer. The students enjoyed a tractor ride, a train ride, visiting the museum, and preparing food based on reciepts from the first settlement.... Read more

Support 200 Women Start Small Businesses in Turkey - Kadin Emegini Degerlendirme Vakfi

Micro Loans for Low Income Women Entrepreneurs

Apr 23, 2018   Thanks to our donors through GlobalGiving since January 2018, 1 more woman in Eskisehir was able to get a loan to invest in her micro business. F. has been an entrepreneur for 4 years. She has been selling socks, scarfs and underwear from home to her friends, family and neighbors. With the help of her second loan from Maya of 1000TL, she bought bulks of products to increase her profit margin. She is primary school graduate, married and has 3 children. Since June 2015, KEDV raised a total of.... Read more

Daily Art Classes for orphanage children and youth - Maria's Children Art Center

January - March 2018 Report

Apr 20, 2018   Dear Friends, thank you for your support! We would like to tell you what happened at the studio and outside since the beginning of the year 2018 and until now. Our work is aimed to support orphans, young adults who live in state institutions, graduates from orphanages for their art and psychological rehabilitation and social adaptation. Art classes at the studio continue through a year, every day groups (one or two) keep coming to the studio. In February there was a winter camp for children from.... Read more

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