HERA provides entrepreneurship training, professional mentoring and grants to women survivors of modern slavery, violence and exploitation to enable them to become economically independent. To date, HERA has trained and mentored 517 survivors and young women at risk of trafficking. HERA has awarded 208 grants to women-owned small businesses to create or maintain employment for over 500 women in regions with high rates of trafficking in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus'.
The Tasmanian Devil is Tasmania's iconic species and is the world's largest surviving carnivorous marsupial. It has experienced devastating decline from a 'common and stable' status to 'endangered', suffering from threats including deadly facial tumours, road-kill and dog attacks. Conservation Volunteers Australia needs to build safety enclosures and monitor captive populations of Tasmanian Devils to ensure the survival of the species.
Abandoned and abused girls have the right to a family and should be protected. Every child deserves a loving family and education. Puerta Abierta is giving the tools to the girls so they can achieve their life project to become responsible, self-sufficient and independent adults. They will build healthy families and will not permit the abuse they suffered as they have learned to respect and love and won't repeat the pattern that hurt them. Being well educated and loved will change them forever
Over one million asylum seekers arrived in Europe, seeking refuge from armed conflict. Following the mass influx of refugees arriving in Germany, IsraAID, launched "Bridges of Hope" which aims to provide holistic long term support for refugees upon their resettlement. On top of the cultural shock, many refugees carry deep physical and emotional scars from the violence and unspeakable atrocities suffered during years of conflict; the most vulnerable among them are women and unaccompanied minors.
Project POOCH's mission is to provide opportunities for youth in corrections to develop the personal and vocational skills they will need to become responsible, productive members of the community. Incarcerated youth learn patience, compassion and responsibility by caring for, training and finding adoptive homes for shelter dogs.
This project will sponsor four loving foster families in China for one year. Each family is composed of a foster father, a foster mother, and up to four children whose special needs are likely to preclude adoption.
Our 'Free Medicine' Project supplies over 3,200 people with free medication every month. People that without our help are forced to choose between food - and medication. For them, these painkilling and life-saving medication is sometimes the difference between life and death.
At Boston Children's Hospital, our goal is simple: to provide the very best care until every child is well. Gifts to The Every Child Fund go immediately to where support is needed most - to help sick children and move the needle for faster cures and innovative treatments for disease, illness, injury, and trauma incidents.
The Road to Recovery bridges the political/cultural Israeli-Palestinian divide by rendering humanitarian services on a personal level. Volunteers use their vehicles to transport low-income children patients from the West Bank and Gaza to Israeli hospitals for treatment that is unavailable locally. We charter a minibus to transport groups of patients from Gaza to Jerusalem hospitals. Project proceeds will fund a 100% increase in minibus patient-trips from Gaza to Jerusalem hospitals for a year