Pontis Foundation

To motivate individuals, communities and companies to be responsible for themselves and the wider world.
Andreas: Help for Autistic Families in Slovakia
 
Most parents of autistic children spend all their free time by taking care of their children. This special type of care is needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is very exhausting. The main goal of project is to ensure professional caring for autistic children in our autistic centre Andreas. During the weekend parents have a chance to relax and gain new strength. $3 are hourly wage of social worker in Andreas. Give parents the opportunity to gain a new power. project reportread updates from the field
Depaul Slovakia: Breakfast for the Homeless
 
Depaul Slovakia provides 2 shelters and day care for homeless people in Bratislava (Slovakia). One shelter is open for any homeless people, the second on is for house who suffer from serious illness for a long time. The shelters are situated in different part of the city. We ensure them breakfast and dinner, clean clothes, shower and bed for night. Our social workers help them in basic needs: healthcare, communication with state authorities, legal advice and labor opportunities. project reportread updates from the field
Social center for mentally ill people in Slovakia
 
Dss-Most Center helps people with mental health disorders on their way to attaining self-sufficiency. Your support can help them develop their ability to participate in daily life. Give them the courage to do so. project reportread updates from the field
Support grieving children and families in Slovakia
 
Plamienok is an organisation which takes care of a center for grieving and suffering children and families in Slovakia. We organize a summer camp for children who have lost a loved one (a parent, sibling, grandparent, ). The purpose of the camp is to provide children with a safe space to express and share the emotions experienced after losing a family member. project reportread updates from the field
Navrat: Lets find every child in Slovakia a family
 
In Slovakia there are currently 4500 children without a mother or a father who would read them a bedtime story in the evening. They live in orphanages. 10 years ago, this number was one third more. These children often suffer from hurts and insecurities more than others. The Navrat organization has been helping them to find adoptive mothers and fathers, foster families and it also works on helping families in crisis. Help us: We want every child in Slovakia to have a family. project reportread updates from the field
Help us make Slovakia a Great Country
 
There are a lot of matters that need to be tackled as soon as possible to make Slovakia a good country for everyone. That is why we created an internet portal where good people make Slovakia a "great welcoming country": Great Country (Dobra krajina). Thousands of donors can change Slovakia by helping very carefully selected nonprofit projects. With your gift we can mobilize other donors and modernize Slovakia by helping small and medium NGOs carry out their everyday tasks. project reportread updates from the field
Hens and Seeds for 25 Needy Families in Slovakia
 
Our project is aimed at about 25 incomplete families (mostly young widows with their children) in the Orava region in the north of Slovakia. These families are in social and financial distress because of the death of a loved one. The main goal of the project is to increase their self-sufficiency and decrease their costs of living. We want to support them to take the opportunities they cant reach without our help, like growing vegetables or breeding animal. We also want to help them save money. project reportread updates from the field
Increase Slovak girls participation in technology
 
Project is aimed to young girls, aged between 14 and 18 years, who are currently not very motivated for technology and computers science. Project's activities will happen on high schools in whole Slovakia and we can reach more than 2000 Slovak young girls per year. We inspire and encourage young girls to be more interested and consider careers in technology through our outreach programs, workshops, mentorships and other resources. project reportread updates from the field
Help save bees and beekeeping in Slovakia
 
Decline of pollinators is a global problem that is recorded in Slovakia as well. The awareness of general public about the importance of pollinators, about the reasons and ways to help pollinators to stop this decline is low. We started to raise awareness about the importance of honey bees and other pollinators through education, experience and adventure at the same time in 2013. At our educational apiary we organize programs for students that can have personal experience with the bees. project reportread updates from the field
Amnesty Against Extremism in Slovakia
 
We work with young people to sensitize them against growing extremism in Slovakia. More than 250 young people at various high schools will be able to "read" the human books/the people from various backgrouds and minorities with their unique story. The project will bring the opportunity for the young to reasses their own attitudes, it will fight stereotypes as well as empower the minorities living in Slovakia. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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