All of the projects have been thoroughly vetted and are providing ongoing updates about the impact of your donation. Here are some of the recent updates:

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 400 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

Developing compassionate, 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 400 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

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 2nd week of April 2018

Apr 18, 2018   In second week of April we saw a lot of dehydration and Canine Distemper cases. In most of the dehydration cases fluid therapy was given for 3-4 days continuously to rehydrate the patients. We were able to treat a total of 169 new cases. New cases treated by vans: A1 - 58, A2 - 63, A3 – 58; and follow up cases were: A1 – 33, A2 –45, A3 – 60. We were able to complete treatments of 91 animals within the second week of April 2018. A total.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China Spring Update Report VII

Apr 12, 2018   2018 Update So far in 2018, Bethel’s main project site located in Fangshan is providing services for 29 children. At present there are 25 orphans from 11 orphanages, and 4 children that come from families. Our children receive a loving home, full medical care, and a complete range of educational classes and therapies specializing in blind and visual impairments. Some of the specialized classes these children receive include directional walking training, English and Chinese Braille, Fine.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

GlobalGiving Report 2 Spring 2018

Apr 9, 2018   GlobalGiving Report 2 Spring 2018 kinderhände – children’s hands The year 2018 started with a new edition of the parent-children-café in January and February (a total of 8 cafés (picture 1). In March the new semester started with 10 classes for babies and children starting from 6 months up to 8 years. One young participant even attended her 9th semester with us! The year also started with charity activities for kinderhaende. First, the famous Tobias Faulhammer.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

Distributing Free Meds: How Exactly Does it Work?

Apr 9, 2018   Created in 2003, Haverim Le’Refuah is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people who cannot afford the life-saving medicine or medical care they need. We aim to provide a warm, personal and professional service to any human being who requests our help.  At Haverim we work diligently towards improving and repairing our world. Our project of gathering unused medicine and then distributing it for free is unique in the world and has improved the lives of countless people all.... Read more

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

TODAY Int'l Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Apr 6, 2018   Today - April 6th - is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. And this is exactly what Live and Learn in Kenya International is all about! We take great pride in providing the poorest of poor children in the slums of Nakuru, Kenya with the best possible education, food, water, medical and dental care, social worker support and extra curricular activities.  Kenya Culture Day is very important to us. We initiated this weekly day of teaching the children about.... Read more

Educating the slums - Maria Cristina Foundation

New challenges ahead

Apr 4, 2018   Maria completed successfully her expedition to the South Pole! One challenge completed, many others more ahead. We are still struggling to raise the necessary amount to secure the funds for educating all the 125 children we have remaining from the 101 families we set out with 13 years ago. We are also taking up the big challenge of shifting children to a new school, due to the decline in teaching standards we have been facing in the last months. We believe the new school keeps with the.... Read more

Developing compassionate, inquisitive learners - The American School In Japan

ASIJ's TVEC Heads Back to Tohoku

Apr 3, 2018   TVEC (Tohoku Virtual English Classroom) is a program run by ASIJ Middle School's Student Service Leadership Team (SSLT). TVEC started six years ago as a way for ASIJ students to offer help to children devastated by the March 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. Every other week after school, students from SSLT collaborate to teach fun and interactive English lessons via Skype to two sixth-grade classes in Ikawa or Sakari elementary schools. ASIJ high-schoolers are also part of the program,.... Read more

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

Improving the patient experience

Apr 3, 2018   With the arrival of the warmer and sunnier days of spring, it is our pleasure to present you with an update from the Center for Allergy at the Assaf HaRofeh/Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center. As you might imagine, the process of food allergy diagnosis and treatment can be quite stressful especially for young children and their families. At the Center, we are constantly searching for ways to improve the experience. Our waiting room has a number of computers, as well as board games. We also have an.... Read more

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

Chunhui's Love

Apr 2, 2018   The Power of Chunhui Training Chunhui’s comprehensive training system has been widely recognized by the National Children’s Welfare System in China. Since the year of 2010 when the Rainbow training was carried out, Chunhui and Half the Sky’s ideas have been spread nationwide. In July of 2014, the first seed took shape in Ulanqab of Inner Mongolia. In the years that followed, thanks to its operational advantages and influence, seed programs have covered an increasing number of.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Early Intervention report.

Mar 29, 2018   Early Intervention project under Village Based Rehabilitation Initiatives (VBRI) VBRI is directly working with 512 children and their family members in eight blocks of Tirunelveli District, 13 Town bodies and 3 Municipalities. “Community participation in Early Intervention” is the highlight of the Village Based Early Intervention project.Therapy is offered at various village based rehab centres as well as at the homes of the children, whose conditions are severe and unable to travel.... Read more

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

Provide education in ethics and sustainability

Mar 29, 2018   Major event in Q1, 2018 was the "Study Week on Inclusion" With its slogan "rational – universal – applied" Ethica Rationalis promotes the exchange and discussions about ethical issues in everyday life. One focus is on the topic of "Practical ethics and the path to inclusion". Dr. Angela Poech, professor at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, hosted an exciting event in cooperation with Ethica Rationalis, in which students were asked to develop "business ideas for people with.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Happy Valentine!

Mar 26, 2018   What a joy it was! In a very lovely elderly home a team of collegueas did their share. They came together early in the morning. First they prepared some treats. Everybody brought something. They joined everything to one pile of joy and then went about. Per team they went by the elderly living in this home where the receive extra care. Whether it is health care they need, or psychologically or just help with the simple things, because they have nobody else to do so. On this day, this group of.... Read more

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

THEY WERE SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS BEFORE,TODAY DONORS

Mar 29, 2018   We had our tradional dinner and visit to campus with our donors and scholarship holders in February and March.165 donors joined the dinner while 24 of them from Istanbul were in the campus with students We offered the certificates to new donors who were scholarship holders during last 2 or 3 years..One of our targets is transform the scholarship holders to donors.So the chain will not be broken,and project will live forever. This year 60 scholarship holders demand coach support,48 students had.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Strengthening health systems to tackle schisto

Mar 22, 2018   SCI has been working with the Ministry of Health in Cote d'Ivoire to strengthen and develop its health systems to help combat schistosomiasis. The World Health Organization has identified six key building blocks which make up a strong health system: leadership and governance; health care financing; health workforce; medical products and technologies; information and research; and service delivery. However, during the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a key problem was highlighted: a lack of.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 1st week of February 2018

Mar 22, 2018   In February we saw a lot of fracture cases, mostly open fractures. Many of the cases had to be admitted in the hospital due to the elaborate surgeries and post-operative care. We were able to treat a total of 182 new cases.New cases treated by vans: A1 - 61, A2 - 57, A3 – 64; and follow up cases were: A1 – 63, A2 – 57, A3 – 48. We were able to complete treatments of 127 animals within the first week of February 2018.A total of 76 street dogs were.... Read more

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

Dinner time at school community canteen!

Mar 22, 2018   Dinner time at school community canteen! To expand our free catering service, Food Angel has joined hands with Baptist Rainbow Primary School to provide less-privileged families and elderly people with complimentary hot meals, dine-in and takeaway, in the evening. This initiative was stemmed from the concept of “sharing economy”, making use of the school hall during its off hours. As they don’t need to spend time making dinner, people who come to enjoy our food can devote more.... Read more

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

2018 Quarter 1 Report

Mar 21, 2018   ‘Life Education Session’ at Schools The Association continued with our mission to conduct ‘Life Education Sessions’ at Tung Chung Catholic School, Tin Shui Wai Government Secondary School and Lingnan Dr. Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School.  The education session consists of two parts, firstly a brief introduction of our association, our services, cleft lip and palate; secondly sharing by a patient or parent telling the surgeries undergone, their difficulties.... Read more

Nurses for Night Care - Irish Hospice Foundation

Nurses for Night Care Report - March 2018

Mar 20, 2018   Thanks to your support, in 2017, 629 people and their families were helped with our Nurses for Night Care service. We provided 2,023 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 neurone disease, advanced respiratory disease, heart.... Read more

Teaching English to 180 Children in Rural China - Shanghai Minhang Qu Hua Cao Pu Lu Shi Qing Shao Nian Fa Zhan Zhong Xin

Videolink Spring 2018 Report

Mar 20, 2018   In the fall semester of 2017, we achieved our aims of scaling up gradually and further refining our processes. We trained and supervised 40 volunteers to teach 220 videolink classes at five sites in Anhui, Henan, Sichuan and Fengxian. That’s a total of 323 students. We also introduced better systems in terms of scheduling, communication and curriculum distribution, as well as investing in better Internet connections for our sites and more videoconferencing hardware and software.... Read more

EDUCATE A CHILD - Primary Education for Refugees - ASOCIACION ESPANOLA CON ACNUR

EDUCATE A CHILD 2016

Mar 14, 2018   Education for refugees is an important part of UNHCR’s protection mandate. Access to education is fundamentally protective for children in displacement contexts, and also contributes to solutions, providing refugee children with the foundational knowledge and skills they need to rebuild their lives and those of their communities.In October 2015, EAC and UNHCR renewed its partnership to provide access to quality primary education for refugee OOSC. Over the.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

Spring has come to the Tsurumi-River

Mar 14, 2018   Spring has come to the Tsurumi-River Tsunashima River Green  Several warm days have turned the Tsunashima River Green Zone into green field. Reed shoots sprout. Willow leaves extend. Small lovely flower plant (Veronica persicaa foreign but peacefully co-inhabiting the river side) is already in full bloom. Lady bird come out from long winter hibernation. And also children (in fact our utmost target mammalian species, at our field ) and their families come to the river side .  We have.... Read more

Help Create A Revolution In Education - NEEV (New Education & Environment Visions)

The End of NEEV Vidyalaya & Beginning of NEEV CSE

Mar 9, 2018   Dear Friends, We have closed down NEEV Vidyalaya permanently as this academic session came to an end. In it's place we are go establishing NEEV Centre for Self Inquiry - a space for library, dialogues and retreats for individuals truly interested in finding truth and freedom through transformation of consciousness. NEEV was started in the year 2006 with the vsion of creating a transformation in the world. As part of this journey of transformation, NEEV kept on changing and taking different forms.... Read more

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

February and March report

Mar 9, 2018   Kanbatsu Taiken On Feburary 25th, we were back in woods of Takao with our partners from Morito Odoru. Last summer, campers got to experience “kanbatsu,” where they learned how to peel the bark off of the trees. This month, they got to choose which trees need to be cut down. They learned that the cutting down of older trees is healthy for the forest because it allows more sunlight into the forest and it nourishes the growth of other trees.  They had to use math as well as.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal Care Summary for 2nd till 4th week of Jan

Mar 7, 2018   Our animal mobile clinic vans are getting more and more calls now that we have been doing a lot more public engagement activities. We are also actively engaging compassionate citizens to help with vaccination of street puppies. We were able to treat a total of 309 new cases. New cases treated by vans: A1 - 181, A2 - 187, A3 – 171; and follow up cases were: A1 – 75, A2 – 88, A3 – 67. We were able to complete treatments of 201 animals within January 2018. A total.... Read more

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

Many puppies still need homes!

Mar 7, 2018   This is a typical scenario:  family come to meet the puppies with the parents reminding the children that they are only there to look and are not taking anyone home today.   Kids beg and plead but the parents are adamant.  Family leave with puppy.In today's case to be fair, the family didn't adopt from Whiskers N Paws but went to Tai Po to look at young adults rather than puppies, but in the end it was Cocoa, one of the "meat" litter who was chosen, and only for a trial to.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Report 7

Mar 6, 2018   The workshop at the Thiva Refugee Open Hospitality Structure is still running strong and with a good number of participating children.  The warm, mild weather conditions have assisted the project to create even more interest and buzz; children are now able to be occupied for longer hours within the day and capture moments of the flourishing, spring nature. Their colorfull captions show the change in their mood; they seem happier, more playfull and positive. There is a demand from.... Read more

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

Graduate Students Fellowships at the Technion

Mar 6, 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

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

On our way to renewing the 2 kindergartens playgrounds

Mar 5, 2018   Dear Donor, 2017 was a year of unprecedented activity and progress for the Fund for Keshatot Children. Thanks to your unflagging support and contributions we were able to undertake and complete four projects which cost 250,000 shekels [$1 = 3.44 shekels] in all. In this spirit, we hope to rise to greater heights in 2018 and assist the hardworking Keshatot pupils and staff even more. The Fund for Keshatot Children [reg. no. 580540532, recognized charity, clause 46, Israel Income Tax Authority].... Read more

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

"Zero Unemployed Territory " in Burgundy

Mar 6, 2018   Territorial experiment aiming at reducing long-term unemployment is part of a country where the choices of economic organization allow a majority of the population to obtain a job and live in dignity. On the other hand, at the same time, we see that many millions of people are deprived of jobs or forced to accept precarious jobs in conditions that do not allow a dignified existence. This experience is based on three observations that suggest that it is humanly and economically feasible to.... Read more

Help for Refugees - Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.

Mother and Child health care in Pakistan

Mar 1, 2018   Pakistans distict Pesharwa with its diverse population of residents, internally displaced people and refugees from Afghanistan is lacking a sufficient primary health care service. This situation is especially dangerous for vulnerable groups such as children, older or sick people as well as pregnant women and newborns. In a critical situation this lack of primary health care can turn out fatal. The project was implemented in October 2017 and is carried out by our coalition member Malteser.... Read more

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

French Red Cross Report-February 2018

Feb 28, 2018   The French Red Cross thanks all the people who supported its action during the last month and year. Please find below information about our last activities:   Promoting the access to hygiene to those in greatest need The French Red Cross allows those in greatest need to have an access to basic hygiene by welcoming them within facilities for persons in situation of serious exclusion. During the day, a shower, a washing machine, a hygiene-kit as well as a warm meal and different activities.... Read more

Creating opportunities for 60 Girls in Lalibela - Plan Italia Onlus

How to unlock the potential of girls

Feb 27, 2018   This is the first sixth months progress report of the project “Creating Opportunities for girls and young women in Lalibela” in order to introduce locally viable livelihood programs for them and to support girls to stay in school for longer period of time that lets them matured to decide their future. After selection and preparation of the eligible girls and young women, the following activities have been realized: garment training for eleven girls and young women in Lalibela.... Read more

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

Gift of Sight to 1000 needy people in rural India - February 2018 report

Feb 26, 2018   Alakh Nayan Mandir Eye Institute works extensively in the remote rural regions of Southern Rajasthan in India. Varoius free eye disease screening camps are being organized in an outreach mode so that services could be offered at the grass root level. Patients who cannot afford to come to the hospitals in cities could be provided with basic eye examination and treatments. Later, patients identified and shortlisted for surgery or any other intervention are being transported to the base hospital in.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal Care Summary for first week of January 2018

Feb 20, 2018   Our mobile animal clinic vans have remained busy in the beginning of this year. Total visits made to treat animals were 351.  New cases treated by vans: A1 - 68, A2 - 56, A3 - 53. Total follow-up visits by vans: A1 - 42, A2 - 54, A3 - 78.  A total of 98 street dogs were vaccinated against rabies. Our team did a total of 310 public interactions for rabies awareness and dog bite first aid.  This year was exceptionally cold during the first week of January and we saw a few cases of.... Read more

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

Future Kings of the World!

Feb 20, 2018   Learning about Shivaji Maharaj our Indian warrior King, couldn't have been more exciting for our young students from Laxmi Nagar School.At their annual showcase, titled 'Bal Shivaji' the school relived the story of the King through a fabulous performance by their teachers, parents, and students.We were so proud to see how the school brought together all our stakeholders through this experience.From the stage backdrop, to the costumes, to little props across the auditorium, the school team came.... Read more

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

A Story of Success

Feb 20, 2018   Ragad, 15-year-old girl from Haleppo, has been forced to leave her hometown and come to Ankara 2 years ago. Although all the conflicts she and her family has to deal with including waiting in the border for 5 days, she is full of life. She attented a 2-year Turkish learning course, and right now she is a 7th grader. She has 2 sisters and 3 brothers. She smiles and feels proud when saying she has the best grades in her family. “Sometimes I help my father with Turkish” she adds..... Read more

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

Over the top and on the way to the finish line... Funding is still needed.

Feb 20, 2018   Who would have believed that the construction of an entire classroom and an office could be so far along in just 1 1/2 months?! This construction company should be given a trophy! When this (7th) classroom is finished by the end of the February our tiny tots will be moving into their new classroom and starting a long and pleasant journey into literacy and a bright future. The walls are up - the roof is up - the ceiling is being put in - even the windows are in place. It is amazing what can be.... Read more

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

Johann's puppies' 1 years old birthday!

May 2, 2018   In 16th April, Johann's pupies celebrated 1 years old birthday! We held a birthday party for them, prepared a small cake for dogs (Both of dogs and human can eat it, very special cake!), and celebrated them! Though for a very short time, we put small hats on their heads, and sang a birthday song for them.  Time past so fast. The small puppies had already become 1 years old, and are becoming great therapy dogs like Johann. All of puppies live with Johann, their father, and play with each.... Read more

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

CancerLink Jockey club support Centre Kwai Chung

Feb 16, 2018   -  Our service was soft launched on 1 December 2016 and the centre was officially opened on 8 June 2017 - 8 months down the line it is proving a vital service and is being hugely used. The large space is allowing for a more diverse range of classes to take place and we are receving very positive feedback from our users. -  We adopt 'Strength-based Family Centered' approach and 'Evidence-based Practice' to provide practical, psychological, social and spiritual care services to cancer.... Read more

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

The changing we make together on 2017 and beginning of 2018

Feb 13, 2018   What is the spirit of Sapphairy? (We call each other “Sapphairy” in our activity, no matter visually impaired people or unimpaired people) 1. The spirit of equality: Sports accessibility. Everyone can join sports if they want. 2. The spirit of inclusion and integration: We encourage everyone to participate sports and cross-border. Recognizing human values and dignity in nature. 3. The spirit of ironman. Ironman? Yes, IRONMAN. This is a inclusion from beYoureyeS 3rd years anniversary.... Read more

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

New Year's report

Feb 8, 2018   First of all, PaSch wants to say happy New Year and sends you and your families best wishes for 2018! Before we tell you how PaSch started in 2018, we would like to share what happened in November and December before Christmas break! We invited our mentors for a get together on 21st of November, so they could get to know each other, talk about the mentorships and experiences as a mentor. Especially for all the new mentors it is very interesting to exchange their personal experiences, to have the.... Read more

Community Based Rehabilitation of HKSR - Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Hing Garden- Horticultural Therapy

Feb 7, 2018   Tsang Shiu Tim Home for the Elderly (TST Home) provide diversified day care rehabilitation, health care and residential services for people with neurological impairment, dementia and other chronic illesses. Also implementation of person-centred residentail services. With the sponsorship from Tsang Shiu Tim Charitable Foundation Limited, TST Home built the Hing Garden at the podium for providing an outdoor refreshing green environment for residents to enjoy sunlight. Most importantly, TST Home.... Read more

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

Tiny Tots Are Ready to Start Day Care Classes

Feb 5, 2018   How can parents contend with not being able to feed  and clothe their little child? Just the idea is heartbreaking and gave us a reason to decide to take smaller children on to the Live and Learn in Kenya International program. 15 little girls and 15 little boys aged 3 - 4 are now LLK Kids! We are building a classroom right now and it will be completed by the end of February so that the tiny tots can move into a classroom that is made to fit their needs. But they need.... Read more

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

Caring - Sharing - and Making it Happen!

Feb 1, 2018   Our 7th classroom at the Live and Learn in Kenya Education Center in Nakuru, Kenya is growing and growing - and you donations are making a world of difference! Just a month ago this corner of the property was just barren land and now the roof is going up. It is truly amazing to see how quickly a sturdy construction can be built in such a short period of time if the funding is available. This classroom is scheduled to be completed by the end of February.  That means that the children having.... Read more

Empowerment workshops for young girls - Bolivia - Lifetime Projects

Liliana makes her dream come true ...

Jan 31, 2018   "My name is Liliana. I come from Cochabamba in Bolivia. My parents are very irresponsible. My Mum and Dad travelled a lot to the tropical region of Bolivia and left me alone with my little brothers. One day, I found myself at the Child protection services and I cried a lot. I was taken far away from home. At  the centre, I was always quiet and I never caused any problems. I really liked the workshops, I learned sewing with a machine, pastry and jewelry. Those were things I knew nothing.... Read more

Ethiopia: help for the drought affected - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Alarming impressions from Ethiopia

Jan 30, 2018   On the edge of the Afar plain you will meet a group of older men. Thin and drawn by hunger, they try in a field to collect the corn that they have planted last summer. But the result is frustrating, not even a third of the usual harvest has grown. Livestock has dropped dramatically and many cattle will not survive the next few months. The persistent drought hits people in the Afar region particularly hard. Waterholes dry up quickly. To get enough water for their families and their animals,.... Read more

Give Food Vouchers to 400 Syrian Refugee Families - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Signs of hope - Thanks your donations!

Jan 30, 2018   Dear donors, Do you know Rawa Khadi? Her husband's family owned a sweets factory in Mosul/Irac. In June 2014, they had to flee from Mosul. With us, the 28-year-old completed an apprenticeship as a pastry chef and got an oven. She advertised her baked goods, actively approached people and started her own business with a small business. The business is doing well. The family was able to move from a barrack to a small house. This is only one example of self generating income  we support. We.... Read more

Earthquake Aid Nepal - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Reconstruction in Nepal - Thank you for your help!

Jan 30, 2018   Dear Donors, The consequences of the devastating earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May 2015 are still visible in Nepal. The reconstruction projects of Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe are ongoing and showing progress. So far, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has provided more than 8.2 million euros for assistance in Nepal. So far, around 635,000 people have benefited from the measures.Never before had Nepalese people experienced a natural disaster of such magnitude: 8,500 people lost their lives and millions.... Read more

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

Cultivating what you want to grow

Jan 30, 2018   A portion of the funds raised for the Tafel Refugee Integration Project fund have gone to the Tafel in the town of Demmin. The volunteers had originally planned to expand their on-site garden headed by a volunteer who came to Germany after fleeing his war-torn home in Ukraine. After talking with the director of the local school for children with special needs, the Tafel team decided to instead shift the location of their work to the school grounds. In November 2017 shortly after our last report,.... Read more

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

Project report 4

Jan 29, 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

Disadvantaged youth supports street children! - Stichting Music Mode

Music matters!

Jan 30, 2018   Hello everyone, as a studio coorindator and professional social worker, I would like to tell you something about the studio and how we work in some music projects. First of all something about the studio. The music studio that we have together (Studio MIC / Jenaflow Studio) has a special and important goal. I like working with Music Mode, because together we can do so much more. We are not just a music studio, together we have a vision, we are a Culture Feel Good Studio! The vision is to give.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School January 2018 Report

Jan 26, 2018   Hello friends and supporters "Ofarim" school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa is a school that combines a variety of cultures. During this period we have celebrated the many recent holidays and learned about the cultures of the students and teachers in our school. We celebrated the "Sigd" which is a holiday of Ethiopian culture. It marks the connection between the people and God. In school we mentioned this in a show that explained the signs of the Ethiopian culture and ate.... Read more

Support cancer research and make a difference - Krebsforschung Schweiz / Swiss Cancer Research

Achieving better treatments to fight cancer

Jan 25, 2018   Cancer immunotherapy has become a rapidly advancing field that revolutionized cancer care. Yet there a still many open questions researchers need to address to help ensure that more patients can benefit from this therapy. For example, it is still not clear, why some patients respond better to cancer immunotherapy than others, or why side effects vary and what can be done to minimize them. Please donate today to help us support cancer researchers in finding answers to these pressing.... Read more

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

One more woman accessing micro credit support

Jan 22, 2018   Thanks to our donors through GlobalGiving since October 2017, 1 more woman in Eskisehir was able to get a loan to invest in her micro business. B. is a married young entrepreneur. She values organic products and for the last 2 years she has been selling hygenic organic pads via a network system. She is selling her products in women's gatherings. She became a leader in the network system and increased her income. With the help of her third loan from Maya of 1400TL, she bought bulks of products to.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Compassion Education Through Animal Interactions

Jan 18, 2018   We organized an elaborate awareness and education event on Compassion Education Through Animal Interactions, in which participants were provided with interesting information about the animal world and had the opportunity to interact with domestic animals like goats, sheep, rabbits, chickens, puppies, kittens, etc. This was organized on 13 to 16 January 2018. This is program wass primarily designed for kids as they are naturally drawn to animals. They see them on TV, they see.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China End of 2017 Report VI

Jan 12, 2018   Thank YouIn a sports game, each individual play contributes to the final outcome. Your support of Bethel is very much like that. With your support, we become a team, but unlike a game, we together are forever changing the destiny of children who so desperately need help. My father was an orphan, and I wouldn’t be doing this or advocating for these children or asking for your support if this was not something I believed in. Your support goes to these children. The smiles you see in the.... Read more

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

September - December 2017 Report

Jan 11, 2018   Dear Friends, thank you for your support! We would like to tell you what happened at the studio and outside since the Autumn and until now. We are terribly sorry for keeping silence for some time, it was really “hot” here in November and December when we were raising funds to continue our work)))  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.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

GlobalGiving Report 1/Winter 2018

Jan 10, 2018   As mentioned in the last report, in fall we organized our bilingual Christmas choir who performed on December 3rd at the Christmas marked Schloss Schoenbrunn. In cooperation with the only bilingual kindergarden in Vienna and 3 bilingual classes, over 50 children aged 4 to 15 years rehearsed in kindergarden, school and at home eight Christmas songs in spoken German and Austrian Sign language. The song “We wish you a merry Christmas” was even performed in English and American Sign.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

Giving out free medicines : A Social Worker's Story

Jan 9, 2018   "As head of Social Services for the city of Carmiel, I witness many heart-wrenching stories. My team of social workers are overloaded with cases, each with their unique story. But we all have 'Haverim' on our speed dials and we make use of their number at least once a week. Haverim send out packages of free medicines regularly, following our recommendations. We send so many members of the community their way: families, new immigrants and solitary elderly that have nobody else..... Read more

Developing compassionate, inquisitive learners - The American School In Japan

In the Zone at the VEX Robotics Competition

Jan 8, 2018   This year’s VEX Robotics Competition saw 32 teams come together for a battle royale over two days of testing technical feats on the ASIJ campus. Motors whirred, steel arms extended and batteries tested as preparations began on Friday, Nov 17 for the VEX Robotics Competition. In addition to seven homegrown teams from ASIJ, including two middle school teams, local and international teams filled the ASIJ Theater and its lobby with equipment as robot inspections began on Friday morning..... Read more

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

Johann's Children

Jan 5, 2018   Today we are so happy to tell a very good news to you; Johann became a father! We introduced Johann's story before, and now he is a father! His wife is a very beautiful golden retriever, Maron. They had very sweet children in July 2017. It had took almost six monthes since they were born. The training of the puppies is going very well. Most of them live in "Healing and Recreation Salon for Human & Dogs", and are becoming very friendly and sweet therapy dogs. They live with their father,.... Read more

Educating the slums - Maria Cristina Foundation

Happy new year!

Jan 5, 2018   Another new year is upon us and our children in Dhaka are about to start their new school year. 27 students are currently still without a sponsor and unable to start the new year. Sponsoring a student is quick, transparent and so rewarding. If you want to change a life in 2018, please get in touch with us at marketing@mariacristinafoundation.org Maria started her expedition to the South Pole on the 3rd January 2018. She aims to raise the necessary funds to put the children through high.... Read more

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

NUT CRACKER treenut allergy research and microbiota study at Assaf HaRofeh

Jan 4, 2018   With 2018 underway, we’re happy to update you on some of the recent activity at the Center for Allergy at Yitzhak Shamir (Assaf HaRofeh) Medical Center.  As of this writing, there are 1233 patients who have participated in our oral immunotherapy (OIT) programs for food allergy. While milk and peanut by far remain the two most treated allergies in our center (63% and 20% of patients, respectively), 2017 ended with the treenut allergy treatment program in third place, comprising 7% of.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Progress report of Early Intervention.

Jan 2, 2018   Amar Seva Sangam, 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,.... Read more

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

New year,new targets

Dec 29, 2017   After 3 days we will wellcome 2018 in which we have new targets for our project.First of all,the numbers of scholarship holders will increase to 300.Besides this we will continue to support these students by mentors and coaches.Also we'll support the ones who will get invitaton for the congresses,meetings in foreign countries,and get the acceptance for internship or master education from abroad. We selected new 200 scholarship holders among 1.250 candidates by interview during last 3 .... Read more

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

Provide education in ethics and sustainability

Dec 28, 2017   1. BEYOND GOOD 2017 The ethics conference (November 9th, 2:00 - 6:30 pm at the Literaturhaus in Munich) Ethica Rationalis supported this annual conference which is a cooperation between Salon Luitpold and Street Philosophy under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Ludwig of Bavaria. Top-notch speakers were:Juliane Leopold Truth and lies in the media, Prof. Dr. Patrizia Nanz Democracy in crisis, Dr. Nadja Tschirner Nudging for more equal opportunities, Axel Hacke About.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Very Special Christmas Dinner

Dec 28, 2017   On December 21st a very special project took place in the city of The Hague, The Netherlands. 5 Volunteers were driving around The Hague to pick up elderly people who usually feel very alone around Christmas time. These volunteers plus 10 elderly people, were invited by Present Den Haag for a three course dinner, served by the students of Brasserie Up. These students are a very special group themselves, since they've all been fighting their addiction and are now on they way back. In a years time.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

SCI is a "Top Charity" for 7th consecutive year

Dec 28, 2017   GiveWell, an international charity evaluator, has recommended the SCI as a "Top Charity" once more for its impact and cost-effectiveness.  GiveWell is a non-profit organisation dedicated to identifying the best giving opportunities possible, through in-depth research to determine how much good a programme accomplishes per US Dollar received (such as the number of lives saved and lives improved). Top charities are ranked according to how much good additional donations can do.... Read more

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

Love can heal

Dec 28, 2017   “I love Food Angel’s lunchbox, but I love the volunteers’ visits, our chats and laughter even more,” said Granny Ying. To an old lady with chronic disease living on her own, there’s nothing more precious than other’s genuine care and love for her. Every time we go visit Granny Ying, she will be elated – she’s always happy to smile broad, toothless smiles.The old lady had tough times when she’s young, making her lose faith in life. After being.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 3rd week of December 2017

Dec 27, 2017   Extreme weather is bad for street animals and we are able to see that impact as we are receiving more cases as compared to previous weeks. Our vans are staying super busy and are trying their best to reach out to help as many animals as possible. This week however, all cases were exclusively of street dogs. Below is a summary of what our Animal Mobile Clinics did in the third week of December 2017. Total new cases treated: 189 Total follow up cases: 169 Total cases closed (treatment.... Read more

Ocean Heaven-- Support Children with Special Needs - One Foundation

Ocean Paradise Project Report (2017.Sep - Nov)

Dec 27, 2017   Inclusion Education: Two trainings for inclusion education teachers were held in Oct and Nov. The training in Oct was designed to help the teachers to deal with the difficulties at work. Prof. Lin Kuncan from Taiwan Dong Hwa University was invited to carry out training in IEP and emotion management. The training in Nov covered the comprehensive introduction of the fundamental theories of inclusion education, the development status in China and abroad, and disability awareness. The headmasters.... Read more

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

An inclusion music concert, a TTT training for visually impaired trainers, and Shanghai Marathon

Dec 27, 2017   2017 Shanghai Marathon We finished 2017 Shanghai International Marathon on Nov.12, totally 14 teams, 56 athletes attend 5km, 10km and 42km distance. We work as a team with 1 visually impaired runner and 3 guiders. Something special is we cooperate with iRanshao and have a location in 2017 Shanghai International Marathon Exhibition. We prepare a braille Shanghai Marathon Route Map for all athlete to feel the route with touching. Our visually impaired runner Xiaobin and Chenhui give a speech about.... Read more

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

THANK YOU - FOR BEING A CHILD'S MIRACLE THIS YEAR!

Dec 27, 2017   The year goes by and a new year is in sight. What have you done that really made a difference this year? Well, the Live and Learn in Kenya Kids and their parents know and appreciate what you have done to change their lives. It is amazing what a difference a donation can make in a person's life. A child who had little hope for a bright future can go to school - and even graduate from university because of a donation. A sick child who may have just withered and died from a curable disease can be.... Read more

Talent Award for 5 students per year in ECUPL - Shanghai East China University of Politics and Education Development Foundation

Change Status

Dec 22, 2017   In each December, 5 brilliant students, ranging from undergraduate to doctor, will be selected as the winners of the Ge Jun Talent Award. Although coming from different grades as well as faculties, they did have excellent performance and also gain outstanding achievements in their respective fields. Since December starts, we begin to select these years winners from all registered students. Before the new winners are selected, we took our last reports to kindly welcome the new winners of.... Read more

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

2017 Quarter 4 Report

Dec 21, 2017   Sharing by a Father of Cleft Lip & Palate Child on Father’s Day Mr. Ho, father of a cleft lip and palate child whose is one of the members of HKACLP, was invited to attend ‘Father’s Day Sharing and Recognition Ceremony’ on 2017 Father’s Day at APM Millennium City.  Mr. Ho appeared as a guest to share publicly his bittersweet experience for caretaking and upbringing his 11-year old daughter who is born with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate. .... Read more

iCaritas Helping the Needed Community in Macau - Caritas Macau

Caritas Macau Preparing Gifts for the Children

Dec 21, 2017   Caritas Macau Preparing Christmas Presents for the Underprivileged Children Christmas is the time of love, laughter and goodwill. It’s also a time to give and share the blessings of God with others. In order to share the joy of Christmas to the local children from the underprivileged or single-parent family, Macao government entrusted Caritas Macau with preparing 1150 Christmas presents for them in this meaningful holidays. In the evening of December 12, Caritas Macau mobilized a group of.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Report 6

Dec 20, 2017   The workshop at our 2nd venue, the BLUE DOT at the Thiva Refugee Open Hospitality Structure, is gaining momentum and the participation gets stronger and stronger. The morale in the community is not always at its best.  The conditions in the camp are fluid, the constant parting from loved ones or the partial breaking of families until reunification, has an impact on the overall spirit. However, we have tried to use the photography as a mean to channel strong emotions and.... Read more

Nurses for Night Care - Irish Hospice Foundation

Nurses for Night Care Report - December 2017

Dec 20, 2017   Thanks to your support, so far this year 548 people and their families were helped with our Nurses for Night Care service.  We provided 1,753 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 neurone disease, advanced respiratory.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 2nd week of December 2017

Dec 20, 2017   The temperatures have dropped to the lowest of the season and all the street animals are finding it difficult to cope with this extreme weather. We have been receiving calls of many puppies mainly because it is the puppy season which is now in the middle of winter.  Below is a summary of what our Animal Mobile Clinics did in the second week of December 2017. Total new cases treated: 181 Total follow up cases: 124 Total cases closed (treatment completed): 86 Total cases admitted in our.... Read more

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

...a 7th Classroom and Office in the Works!

Dec 20, 2017   ...and it goes on and on..watching the schoolhouse grow   We began the construciton of the 7th classroom last weekend and it is already taking shape. It is always amazing to see the process and the progress of another classroom being constructed at the Live and Learn in Kenya Education Center in Nakuru, Kenya. What could be done in a fraction of the time and energy with heavy-duty equipment, is all done - practically by hand. Under the critical eyes of our project manager, Ken, and the.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

The restored grass are in full eras

Dec 20, 2017   The amur silver grass (native Japanese grass )are in full ear.   Along a part of the  river side of our Program , Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River (#25860), partially restored Ogi community have full ears this autumn.   We have been carrying out sustained restoration works that help restore the native marsh & grass land of Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Amur silver grass) at  the riparian zone (about 2000) of the Tsurumi Riv.  by Tsunashima, Yokohama City.... Read more

Teaching English to 180 Children in Rural China - Shanghai Minhang Qu Hua Cao Pu Lu Shi Qing Shao Nian Fa Zhan Zhong Xin

Videolink Fall 2017 Report

Dec 20, 2017   In our Spring 2017 report, we described our aim as: “Grow a little, improve a lot”. Thanks to the ongoing support and commitment of our schools, classroom teachers, volunteers, and students, we are happy to announce we have achieved this. In Fall 2017, we scaled up a little, starting one new program in Sichuan province at Kaijiang County, Baoshi Number 2 Primary School, at the same time continuing the programs at our other four schools in Anhui, Henan and Fengxian.   We are.... Read more

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

What's On

Dec 19, 2017   Fun Summer Vacation Children in Chunhui programs are spending an exciting summervacation because some fun events were organized in theirinstitutions. There was an evening gala in the Changsha SocialWelfare Center for the children, social workers and administrative staff, more than 100 people in total. They sat together to have a chat,enjoy the performances, and play fun games. This bonding timemade them understand each other more. A bunch of social workerscame to Ulan Qab Children Welfare Center.... Read more

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

October weekend program - PROGRAM REPORT

Dec 14, 2017   Nature Art in the rain, and our own fork as a keepsake In the middle of this rainy Autumn season, we set out on our Autumn Back to Nature Program on a slightly less rainy day. In the morning, we made nature art with our four-time sponsors. Creative pieces were made, many of them skillfully utilizing the rain. All the teams presented the name of their pieces using English, showing their energy despite the rain. The afternoon was the main part of the program, the wood workshop, and in continuation.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for 1st week of December 2017

Dec 13, 2017   Winter is here and so is the puppy season of street dogs. We are getting so many calls for cases of puppies with ailments as well as injuries. The problem of street dog population can only be dealt with regular spay and neuter program. While we carry out a small scale project, it is a long battle for the dogs of our city. We are also coming across animals that are suffering from cold due underlying medical conditions. When an animal is ill and is fighting some infection, it is unable to produce.... Read more

TETO - Construction of transitional housing - Um TETO para meu Pais Brasil

Construiction of transitional housing in Slams

Dec 11, 2017   Last September, we have built about 50 transitional houses in 3 communities in São Paulo, with the joint work of volunteers and residents of the community.We had more than 500 volunteers involved, working side by side with the families to build not only houses, but also trust to develop other projects to help the whole community, not only a few families.It was, once again, an unforgettable experience, and perfectly accomplished. Thanks to that weekend, now, 50 families have.... Read more

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

Graduate Student's Fellowships

Dec 11, 2017   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

Help Create A Revolution In Education - NEEV (New Education & Environment Visions)

Neev Vidyalaya's Children visit the Zoo

Dec 11, 2017   Even though the children of Village Hurlung are residents of the city of Jamshedpur, none of them had visited the Tata Steel Zoo in the city. Rural parents, unlike the uraban ones, do not take children for an outing. Thus their world is the village they grow up in. Hurlung village is not located deeply in the interior. It just borders the town, and yet none of the children ever went to the zoo. So when their teacher, Shilkha decided to take them for a picnic to the zoo, they were are beamng with.... Read more

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

Day care for homeless people in Avignon (Vaucluse)

Dec 6, 2017   Accompanying homeless people: our mode of action The diversity of our actions with people living in the streets, responds to both the diversity of situations encountered and what can be done locally. These actions are in addition to the responses provided by our associative partners or by the public authorities. To best respond to the distress of people in great need that we meet, our teams in the field have deployed several modes of action: - Work on the street: to be present with people on the.... Read more

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

Mazal Tov!!! The new school playground

Dec 4, 2017   Eighty eight children on the autism spectrum from the age of 3 to 13 are enrolled in two kindergartens and eleven homeroom classes in the Keshatot [“Rainbow”] Center, a magnet school of the Menashe Regional Council, Israel; which serves the local communities and other communities which lack facilities for autistic pupils. 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.... Read more

Help for Refugees - Aktion Deutschland Hilft e.V.

Supporting discriminated Rohingya refugees

Dec 1, 2017   Since August 2017 more than 607.000 Rohingya have fled the escalating ethnical conflict in Myanmar. Most of the refugees have survived violence in their home country and suffered severely on their passage to Bangladesh. In Bangladesh they are protected from discrimination, but they are not entirely safe: The refugee camps are tensely crowded; the risk of infections like cholera is alarmingly high. Having left everything behind, they are in dire need of food and water, shelter, clothing as well.... Read more

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

French Red Cross Report - november 2017

Dec 1, 2017   The Red Cross is committed to building a future for underprivileged childrenIn France, 3 million poor children are directly affected by the precarious situation in which their parents live. So how do we build a future? How can we cope with the vagaries of life when the foundations are already fragile? The French Red Cross, which has always been involved in children's issues, continues its commitment to working with families and is committed to fighting social inequalities from an early age. The.... Read more

Art Therapy Workshop for Rehabilitating Soldiers - Friends For Health

Prize-Winning Painter Volunteers at our Workshop!

Nov 28, 2017   Liora Rosenman is a prize-winning artist. But she always felt that something was missing in her art - until she joined Haverim's Art Rehabilitation workshop.  For several years now, Liora shows up on Wednesdays at the Tel Hashomer Rehabilitation Dept. She helps Haverim's volunteers set up the easels and distribute the paints and water bowls. She then guides the patients to their easels, and helps choose a subject to paint, or a photograph to copy, suggesting techniques for painting the sky,.... 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 2017 Report

Nov 27, 2017   Alakh Nayan Mandir Eye Institute has been conducting various programs for provision of free services to the vulnerable sections of community in Southern Rajasthan, India. Free Cataract screening camps form an integral and inseparable part of this. Cataract remains the leading cause of blindness and an important cause of visual impairment across the globe.   During the months of September, October  and November 2017, 1475 patients have been screened through various camps. Out of.... Read more

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

Technology in the Classroom

Nov 22, 2017   At Laxmi Nagar Mumbai Public School, the students use tablets to aid their learning process. The Nalanda Project is a pilot involving the delivery of lessons using a blend of Khan Academy's learning platform and teacher-led classroom instruction. At Akanksha, we want technology to be an enabler for all our schools and help schools cater effectively to the larger domains of academic achievement, youth development and community engagement. We look at technology to enrich and enhance the experience.... Read more

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

Martha's Story - Be All That You Can Be

Nov 21, 2017   Martha was a scared young girl living in the deepest slums of Nakuru, Kenya with her single mother and two brothers when I met her on an October day in 2007. She had been accepted onto the Live and Learn in Kenya Int'l program a half a year before. She was shy, but hard-working and very focused. During my annual visits I watched Martha bloom into a lovely young woman, brilliantly passing her exams and joining high school and then going on to college. It was a proud day for Martha when she.... Read more

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

Peak to Fong - what a day!

Nov 20, 2017   There was some concern about the weather initially, but it turned out to be a blessing that it was cool enough to make the walk from the Peak down to Lan Kwai Fong in Central a comfortable one, even if I had to work extra hard because I had offered to take Frank, one of the fuzzy-faced Stanley Barracks boys.  He wanted to say hello to all of the other dogs but was especially interested in a pair of baby boar who popped out of the woods at the side of the path to say hello.  If it.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Street dog feeding & Vaccination drive

Nov 13, 2017   Jivdaya Charitable Trust organized a unique 'Roti & Milk Party' for street dogs in Ahmedabad on 5th Nov 2017 (Sunday), as part of Animal Care on Wheels community outreach program. This was an event to celebrate the lives of stray animals especially dogs who go through many hardships. We also initiated 'Rabies Free Ahmedabad' initiative during this event and are carried out public awareness on rabies prevention and dog bite first aid. This event promoted compassionate, responsible,.... Read more

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

How another successful year for PaSch ends

Nov 10, 2017   At the end of the year we want to share some thoughts with you and tell you about our last 3 months in the project. Some things will be a repetition because it is our daily business and what it needs to keep PaSch going. But we also try to tell you some nice stories from mentors and mentees or about special activities we are able to offer also thanks to your donations. We are really grateful being part of globalgiving and want to thank everyone supporting PaSch to continue our work. Since our.... Read more

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

Renewal of a space to Study!

Nov 13, 2017   At the beginning of the summer, we received a call from a devoted teacher, Mr. M. Akif Edikli who is working as the coordinator of Temporary Education Center for Syrian Children in Turan Primary School in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. Turan Primary School has around 500 Syrian students and they were planning to arrange Turkish courses for them as the summer holiday starts. In order to improve their Turkish skills and to support their continuation of education, they wanted to create an Activity Class in.... Read more

Animal Care on Wheels - Jivdaya Charitable Trust

Animal care summary for Jul, Aug & Sep 2017

Nov 8, 2017   We have been busy with a lot of cases. These mainly consisted of severe skin conditions, injuries, diseases, tumors, and infections.  All these animals on streets are living a better life - all because of your help. The Animal Mobile Clinics supported by you also treated many animals suffering from parasitic diseases that were zoonotic in nature, meaning they can be transmitted to humans if unattended. We treated all animals for such conditions even if they were registered for some other.... Read more

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

Happy Faces During Sponsors' Visit

Nov 9, 2017   SMILES - that is the one word that can be used to define what the sponsors' visit was all about this year! A group of 23 sponsors from Germany, USA and Holland set out for a 10-day trip to Nakuru, Kenya to vist their sponsored children and to see and experience the "real" African way of life. But mostly they just wanted to get to know the child or children that they have been supporting with education - some for as long as 12 - 15 years! The welcoming songs that the children were singing as we.... Read more

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

Grand Opening Ceremony in Nakuru, Kenya

Nov 9, 2017   What a celebration we had as we officially opened the door to the beautiful new classroom! A group of 23 sponsors from Germany, USA and Holland visited Nakuru from October 27th to November 5th and we were able to celebrate as Loredana, one of the donors from the donating company, was able to cut the ribbons and unlock the door to the stunningly colorful classroom which was painted to match the company's logo. It was a touching moment for all involved and the tears of joy in Loredana's eyes were.... Read more

Community Based Rehabilitation of HKSR - Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Free from Pain

Nov 9, 2017   Yau Kuen suffered from chronic pain on her neck, back and lower limb for many years and was deeply upset. She said:" After I received physiotherapy in the Centre on Health and Wellness (CHW) in 2015, I learned how to relieve pain without relying on pills. The physiotherapist gave me a thorough asscessment at the beginning and designed a treatment plan for me. In each subsequent visit, she served me patiently, using treatments such as acupuncture, electrotherapy, and hands-on mobilizing to.... Read more

Disadvantaged youth supports street children! - Stichting Music Mode

And the winner is.....

Nov 6, 2017   Over the past few months many youngsters have participated in the Kempenaar Festival. This is a local talent program-project for new music talents in our town Almere. Our foundation sponsors this project with studio time and coaching. In collaboration with a local theater and a number of other organizations, this edition was released in the City Lounge in the KAF Theater. The atmosphere was good and the audience were very excited. There were dancers, pianists, bands, singers and rappers. It.... Read more

"Ofarim" - School for Autistic Children - Ofarim

Ofarim School November 2017 Report

Nov 6, 2017   Hello friends and supporters Ofarim school for students on the autistic spectrum in Haifa has opened a new year. This year we grown up with new three first grades, and now we have ten classes. The first period of the year is an holiday period. We celebrated Rosh Hashanah (New Year) at a school ceremony. The students prepared greeting cards, ate an apple with honey, and blessed all of us with a sweet and a good year. Towards Yom Kippur, the day we ask forgiveness and forgive our acts from the.... Read more

COLD TEMPS. to WARM HANDS - REFUGEE WINTER AID - Support to Life (STL) Hayata Destek Dernegi

READY TO WINTER

Nov 3, 2017   Turkey now hosts the world’s largest community of Syrians displaced by the ongoing conflict in their country. According to official data, there were 3.2 million Syrian refugees in Turkey by the end of 2015 and as of June 2017, this number is up to 2.85 million. 90% of these refugees are living outside the camps; in city centres, towns or villages. One of them is F. A. F. A. is telling us: "I work in olive business. First in the olive groves, and when that’s done at the.... Read more

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

Creative Challenge

Nov 1, 2017   Visitors, volunteers, employees, youth and seniors, different religions and cultures and people from all different walks of life come together at the Tafel. Thanks to the generous support and grant from GlobalGiving, we were able to use this challenge to learn from their experiences in this diverse environment and promote exchange between the Tafel.  The National Association of the Tafel wanted on the one hand to reward particularly creative cooperation ideas and best.... Read more

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

Report 3

Oct 30, 2017   Project Report 3   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,.... Read more

Empowerment workshops for young girls - Bolivia - Lifetime Projects

The Disenando Suenos project keeps evolving!

Oct 30, 2017   As the time pass, thanks to your donations the girls who benefit from the Diseñando Sueños project can improve more and more their abilities and capacities. Remember the introductory workshops of natural cosmetics? It was really productive, and the girls were so happy to learn new things that we decided to give them more knowledges and opportunities to reinforce and go beyond what was thought: first, by helping them gaining more independence, but also giving them a bigger range of.... Read more

Give Food Vouchers to 400 Syrian Refugee Families - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

New hope for escaped

Oct 25, 2017   Since the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) moved forward in June 2014, 3.3 million people were displaced within the Iraqi border. Most of them have sought protection in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. In the Kurdish regions are living more than 242,000 registered refugees from Syria. Finally, the long-contested city of Mossul, the last high castle of the IS in Iraq, was recaptured by the Iraqi troops and their allies. But the crisis is far from over: at least eleven million.... Read more

Earthquake Aid Nepal - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

Nepal Reconstruction goes on

Oct 25, 2017   Dear supporters, two years after the earthquake in Nepal we want to close this project. Thank you so much that you supported our work so far. We invite you to look after the other projects which we are running here on GlobalGiving. I want to end with a positive story from Sugu, living in Nepal: The 52-year-old Sugu  lives with her two daughters in Arubot, in the Nepalese district of Lalitpur. Since the death of her husband, Sugu feeds the family alone. When her house was destroyed by the.... Read more

Ethiopia: help for the drought affected - Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe

In action for nomads and refugees

Oct 25, 2017     Flowing heat, nothing but dust and stones as far as the eye can see. The highest temperatures in the world are regularly measured in Ethiopia. In many regions agriculture is hardly possible. The situation has further intensified due to the strong El Niño. In recent years precipitation has been very low during the short periods of the rain, some of which have been reduced by as much as 90%. This year too, millions of people in Ethiopia suffer hunger. Read more

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

Another Woman in Turkey Accessing Micro Credit

Oct 24, 2017   Thanks to our donors through GlobalGiving since July 2017, 1 more women in Eskisehir was able to get a loan to invest in their micro businesses. G.E. has been selling silver accessories and watches to earn an income. She has been doing this business for the last 2 years and she has been doing it from her home and also on stalls. She is married and has 2 children. She was graduated from high school. She took a loan of 800TL to buy new products.   Since June 2015, KEDV raised a total of.... Read more

Educate deaf families/children in Vienna - Verein kinderhaende

Global Giving Report 4/Fall 2017

Oct 17, 2017   Global Giving Report 4 Fall 2017 kinderhände – children’s hands After the summer, we started the new semester with our “Parent-Children-Café” every Monday in September. This is an open platform for beginners who want to get to now us, for pros who want to practice or learn more signs. It is also a good opportunity for exchange and asking questions since the cafés are visited by Deaf and hearing parents and guided by a Deaf/hearing team. In the same.... Read more

Education for Blind Chinese Orphans - Bethel Foundation Limited

Bethel China Fall Update Report V

Oct 16, 2017   A note from Guillaume, our founder:Dear friends of Bethel, It is so encouraging to hear of the families and institutions impacted by our trainings. I am especially happy about the new center Bethel China is opening in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province. We started Bethel with a center designed for children with visual impairments. We wanted to turn this place into the best home possible with all the amenities we could think of. We wanted a.... Read more

Haverim: Distributing free medication in Israel - Friends For Health

4500 people a month now getting free meds from us!

Oct 13, 2017   We are proud to announce  a record-breaking number of packages of free medicines sent to people in need around Israel! Every year since our creation, in 2003, we've witnessed a growth in the number of people requesting our aid. Thanks to your support - we can respond with 'Yes! We have that medicine!' to more and more people in need every year. This year, over 4500 packages of free medicines were sent out: every month by post, by our Free Pharmacy van and via our growing.... Read more

Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River - TR Net

we removed a big amount of invading climbing plant

Oct 13, 2017   As the 2017 summer job of our Program , Biodiversity Restoration Along the Tsurumi River (#25860),  We have carried out restoration works twice in July, twice in August, 3times in September mainly to remove an invading foreign climbing plant species Sicyos angulatus(burr cucumber) that covers large part of native marsh & grass land of Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Amur silver grass) now under the process of restoration in the riparian zone (about 2000) of the Tsurumi Riv.  by.... Read more

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

Provide education in ethics and sustainability

Oct 9, 2017   1. Surveys on ethical dilemmas: As announced in our last report, we have implemented a new section on our website where we run online surveys on ethical dilemmas. The first survey performed was a case study about somebody witnessing their boss submitting false travel expenses and what one should do in a case like this. The results of the survey have been published on our website. The case study as well as the survey and the results are also being used in classes on ethical competencies. 2. Once.... Read more

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

Facility expansion and much more Fall 2017 at the Center for Allergy, Assaf harofeh Medical Center

Oct 9, 2017   There have been quite a few developments in recent months at the Center for Allergy at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center (renamed Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center), so it is a great time for an update! After much effort we have recently moved our food preparation operations to an expanded and fully-dedicated facility. This relocation provides room to prepare and store food doses for more patients undergoing oral food challenges or oral immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergy, than was possible.... Read more

Educating the slums - Maria Cristina Foundation

Sun always comes after the rain

Oct 6, 2017   Autumn is finally here and we are hoping it will bring some much-needed relief from monsoon rains for Bangladesh. The country has been very heavily hit this year with people losing their lives and livelihoods in the floods. Thousands of students throughout South Asia missed out on school, because their schools were flooded or roads were simply washed away. The rains did not leave our community unaffected. The students really struggled to get to school with the lack of school transport; some.... Read more

Creating opportunities for 60 Girls in Lalibela - Plan Italia Onlus

Saving girls lives in Lalibela

Oct 5, 2017   According to documents verified by a Plan’s partner organisation early pregnancy and female genital cutting are the major factors leading to injures sustained during childbirth (fistula). Plan is working to change the practice of early marriage and female genital cutting among the community so that fistula cases can be reduced. Ilfnesh, aged 40 from Cherkos Village, says, “I was married when I was 13. I gave birth to my first baby when I was 16 without any problem. However, during my.... Read more

Support cancer research and make a difference - Krebsforschung Schweiz / Swiss Cancer Research

Making progress towards improved treatments

Oct 4, 2017   Immunotherapy is becoming a treatment option for a growing number of patients suffering from various types of cancers. For some patients this therapy is truly life changing as it offers them not only the chance to live longer but also better. This new wave of success of cancer immunotherapies builds on the joint efforts of all basic, translational and clinical researchers who continuously investigate with the aim to gain more insight into this highly promising treatment modality. Today we would.... Read more

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

CancerLink Jockey Club Support Centre, Kwai Chung - Update Report

Oct 3, 2017   -  Our service was soft launched on 1 December 2016 and the centre was officially opened on 8 June 2017. -  We adopt 'Strength-based Family Centered' approach and 'Evidence-based Practice' to provide practical, psychological, social and spiritual care services to cancer patients and their families residing in the Kwai Chung, Tsing Yi, Tsuen Wan and Tung Chung area.  All our services are free. -  Kwai Chung is an urban area in the New Territories. Together with Tsing Yi.... Read more

Developing compassionate, inquisitive learners - The American School In Japan

ASIJ and Global Online Academy

Oct 4, 2017   Paul O’Neill (director of teaching and learning) updates us on Global Online Academy (GOA). Five years ago ASIJ joined GOA, an online platform with over 60 schools from all over the world, in an effort to broaden the opportunities for high level courses that our students can take and to create additional specialist areas. At the start of the 2016-17 school year, we opened courses to grade 10 for the first time and a total of 26 students took part in GOA courses. Courses such as IOS.... Read more

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Through Photography - EMFASIS FOUNDATION

Heal Syrian Refugee Children Report 5

Oct 3, 2017   •Τhe workshops have been populated by a wider age group and we now have even more girls participating than before. The parents are more familiar with our team and photographers and they are more at ease to allow their female members of the family to join in.  • The age for this period is now 10-17years old. We have maintained the same number of classes to ensure numbers are kept low per class and dedicate the required amount of personal tutoring to the children. Total number.... Read more

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - Imperial College London

Ramping up efforts in Uganda

Oct 2, 2017   Delegates met between 30-31 August in Kampala, to discuss progress and next steps in the control and elimination of schistosomiasis.  Interventions to control schistosomiasis have been ongoing in the country for over 15 years and great progress has been made so far. However, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Uganda, with the support of partners including the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI), met to re-invigorate efforts and further drive momentum towards elimination as the.... Read more

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities - Amar Seva Sangam

Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities

Oct 2, 2017   Early Intervention for Childhood Disabilities 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..... Read more

New playground for the Keshatot School - The Keshatot Children Foundation

Hooray - Adding the 2 kindergarten playgrounds

Oct 2, 2017   Eighty eight children on the autism spectrum from the age of 3 to 13 are enrolled in two kindergartens and eleven homeroom classes in the Keshatot [“Rainbow”] Center, a magnet school of the Menashe Regional Council, Israel; which serves the local communities and other communities which lack facilities for autistic pupils. 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.... Read more

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

OUR PROJECT WAS INTRODUCED TO MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL TURKEY

Oct 2, 2017   Last month HR Director of Mondelez International Turkey invited Mr Aygündüz to introduce the project called 'Touch the life of somebody' under the topic of 'Inspirers'.Audiences were white collars of the firm.Mr.Aygündüz talked about project,replied the questions.Miss Cansu who was scholarship holder between 2011-16 and supported in Sweden for her MBA Eucaton in 2016-17  shared her experiences about project.You can find some photoes from the conference. Next.... Read more

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

100th, a baby, a marriage couple, a new beginning

Sep 28, 2017   When: August 10, 2017Where: Century Park Who: Lanjingling (26 visually impaired runners, more than 60 guide runner, family members, new comers)Weather: CloudyDo what: 100 km relayHow many kilometers: Field 145km, outside the field of 229km (rough statistics) August 10, 2017, is our 100th beYoureyeS activities. From Jan.24 2015, every weekend, we run together. On 100th , we come back to Century Park, the very first place we hold first activity. Voice from visually impaired runner Xiaobin: From.... Read more

Volunteering for those in need - Stichting Present Den Haag

Serving drinks and treats

Sep 26, 2017   On a very rainy afternoon in September we were fortuned enough to have more than 60 volunteers on our hand in one day. We decided to treat an entire neighbourhood on 20 diggerent projects. We went to homes of people who've been through a difficult situation, we went to a home where people with dissabilities live and of course we went to an elderly home! Because of the weather report we changed our plans of having a nice walk outside, to serving drinks and treats. There is this Dutch treat which.... Read more

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