Like in many cities, stray dogs and cats, cruelty, abandonment & negligence are a common issue in Playa del Carmen. Proper education and awareness programs, as well as permanent low cost/ free spay and neuter programs are the main approaches this project takes in order to reduce the number of dogs and cats that roam the streets. Support animal welfare through the permanent sterilisation and education programmes that Coco's Animal WelfarCentre carries out in Playa del Carmen.
Our project aims to restore and conserve the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve's (MBBR) forest ecosystem and improve the quality of life of its human population. We facilitate peer-led workshops where local farmers learn to use their natural resources sustainably and contribute to the conservation and restoration of the MBBR ecosystem.This unique forest provides critical winter habitat for millions of monarch butterflies that migrate to Mexico from Canada and the United States every fall.
Help to build, equip, and operate a new maternity hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world. In existing facilities, women share beds and even settle on the floor to give birth. Kupona Foundation is raising money for training, infrastructure improvements and new equipment to improve maternal healthcare in 22 facilities, and to support the construction of a new 200-bed hospital for emergency and high-risk cases in the region.
The Lotus Kids' Club provides education, clothing, and basic healthcare to street-working children, their families and the community as the keys to lifting families out of poverty and preventing the spread of human trafficking and exploitation. Your donation helps us fund two preschool programs, a scholarship program, whole-family development, and community-building initiatives in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Aboriginal people living in remote parts of Australia are asking for help to establish businesses to create new opportunities for themselves, their families and their communities. ELP provides capacity building support to enable people to learn about business and build the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to launch their own ventures. With ongoing mentoring and support, Aboriginal entrepreneurs are creating sustainable ventures that have widespread positive social and economic impacts.
Cycle for Survival is the movement to beat rare cancers. Our high-energy indoor team cycling events provide a tangible way for you to fight back. 100% of every dollar raised directly funds lifesaving rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK).
Without free access to learning music, there is little opportunity for disadvantaged children to engage and benefit from learning a musical instrument. To address this issue, this project provides free music tuition and instruments to 70 disadvantaged and socially isolated young people, aged 5 to 19 years.
Move For Hunger works with relocation companies to support our communities' food banks. One in 8 Americans struggle to find their next meal, while 1 in 8 relocate each year. Move For Hunger has a huge opportunity to provide relief to those most desperate for our help. While some problems demand complex solutions, tackling our nation's hunger problem relies on one simple equation: Get excess food to those who need it. Please join us in fighting hunger nationwide.
North Koreans escape their country with little knowledge of the modern world and are unfamiliar with fundamental aspects of a democratic society. Many youth arrive in South Korea illiterate and unable to exercize their new civil liberties. NKHR helped so far over 1300 students learn the skills to become productive global citizens. In addition to providing academic and human rights education, NKHR provides career services, leadership training, internships, and scholarships to 100 students a year.
The Lynn Sage Foundation provides $100,000/year to Lynn Sage Scholars - Doctors devoted to breast cancer research. Our funds provide Scholars an opportunity to do preliminary research and acquire larger grants.
Many children in Fukushima, Japan, are affected by the fear of health risks from radioactivity having been released in the air by the nuclear disaster since March 2011. We conduct a series of outdoor/indoor camps to give such children what they miss and more: playing and learning opportunities in an extreme fashion, with university professors, corporate researchers, artists, athletes and other professionals, assisted by university students as elder friends of the children.
This project supports our work to provide high-quality books, materials, family engagement and early literacy support to children in high-need communities across all 50 states and Puerto Rico.