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  1. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1112/ph_1112_29043.jpgA Happy Family Moves in to Their New Casita Just in Time for Christmas
    A Happy Family Moves in to Their New Casita Just in Time for Christmas
  2. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1112/ph_1112_29045.jpgEven Little Jimena Pitches in to Help Build Her Family
    Even Little Jimena Pitches in to Help Build Her Family's Casita
  3. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1755/ph_1755_29382.jpgMany Rwandans lack easy access to clean, safe water. The women pictured here used to have to walk miles every day to the well, a time consuming and often dangerous chore. But thanks to the social venture Have a Good Life, these women now have access to clean, safe water right in their village.
    Many Rwandans lack easy access to clean, safe water. The women pictured here used to have to walk miles every day to the well, a time consuming and often dangerous chore. But thanks to the social venture Have a Good Life, these women now have access to clean, safe water right in their village.
  4. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1755/ph_1755_29380.jpgWomen of all ages attend our Academy for Conscious Change, eager to use the training we offer to improve their communities and their lives. The women pictured here are participating in the Academy, where they learn how to take an idea for change and develop it into a sustainable social venture.
    Women of all ages attend our Academy for Conscious Change, eager to use the training we offer to improve their communities and their lives. The women pictured here are participating in the Academy, where they learn how to take an idea for change and develop it into a sustainable social venture.
  5. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1755/ph_1755_29381.jpgThese women are sewing bags to sell at markets and hotels in Kigali as part of the Community Vocational Training School project, which gives former prostitutes an alternative source of income by teaching them how to sew. For these women, the sewing machines are the key to a better, safer life.
    These women are sewing bags to sell at markets and hotels in Kigali as part of the Community Vocational Training School project, which gives former prostitutes an alternative source of income by teaching them how to sew. For these women, the sewing machines are the key to a better, safer life.
  6. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2156/pict_large.jpgJoy, laughter and happiness is captured here in our children, this picture illustrates exactly what Hope Academy represents! So many of our children come from difficult backgrounds but the Academy provides a safe place for them to grow, learn and just be children who deserve to be loved & cared for.
    Joy, laughter and happiness is captured here in our children, this picture illustrates exactly what Hope Academy represents! So many of our children come from difficult backgrounds but the Academy provides a safe place for them to grow, learn and just be children who deserve to be loved & cared for.
  7. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2156/ph_2156_11529.jpgPrecious Wonga, sentenced to 8 years in prison but given a second chance through the Hope Academy in Drakenstein Prison. The past is the past and the future is what he makes it. Precious says ""crime does not pay"" and a choice to join the Academy and look to a new future is what brings him real hope.
    Precious Wonga, sentenced to 8 years in prison but given a second chance through the Hope Academy in Drakenstein Prison. The past is the past and the future is what he makes it. Precious says ""crime does not pay"" and a choice to join the Academy and look to a new future is what brings him real hope.
  8. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2156/KS_Ambassadors144_Large.jpgYoung men in prison face gangs, rape and violence, normally hope is loss and their seems no way out. However Hope Academy offers a way out through sport, here is a picture of our Hope Academy team, full of young men, who are fighting against the norms of prison life. Hope has been born!!
    Young men in prison face gangs, rape and violence, normally hope is loss and their seems no way out. However Hope Academy offers a way out through sport, here is a picture of our Hope Academy team, full of young men, who are fighting against the norms of prison life. Hope has been born!!
  9. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2182/ph_2182_8007.jpgA young boy poses for a photograph during the Rachel Corrie Soccer Tournament. The tournament is held every year in refugee camps near the Gaza border with Egypt.
    A young boy poses for a photograph during the Rachel Corrie Soccer Tournament. The tournament is held every year in refugee camps near the Gaza border with Egypt.
  10. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2709/ph_2709_28903.jpgA photo of the Sunday morning public boat picking up at Lingira Island, where the EDGE project does its work. People rely on these boats for getting to the mainland to get public goods, such as HIV medication, which rarely make it to the islands. EDGE tries to be an outlet that comes to the island.
    A photo of the Sunday morning public boat picking up at Lingira Island, where the EDGE project does its work. People rely on these boats for getting to the mainland to get public goods, such as HIV medication, which rarely make it to the islands. EDGE tries to be an outlet that comes to the island.
  11. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2709/ph_2709_28902.jpgOld fishing boat on the shore of Lingira Island, Uganda. People
    Old fishing boat on the shore of Lingira Island, Uganda. People's livelihoods are built upon fishing, a dying economy, and it's a rare site to see a boat that isn't used. EDGE is focused on reducing the dependence on fishing by establishing agriculture demonstration gardens.
  12. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2741/ph_2741_18808.jpgImpoverished families in the Tharu ethnic group of Western Nepal have, traditionally, sold their daughters into bonded service as domestic workers, or Kamlari. Since 1990, NYF has rescued more than 11,000 Kamlari from servitude, providing livestock to the families and education for the girls.
    Impoverished families in the Tharu ethnic group of Western Nepal have, traditionally, sold their daughters into bonded service as domestic workers, or Kamlari. Since 1990, NYF has rescued more than 11,000 Kamlari from servitude, providing livestock to the families and education for the girls.
  13. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2815/ph_2815_28898.jpgA volunteer snapped this photo of one of our clients.
    A volunteer snapped this photo of one of our clients.
  14. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/2815/forcase_Large.jpgWomen form a supportive community at Sarah
    Women form a supportive community at Sarah's Circle.
  15. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3337/reunion_Large.JPGSisters, separated when they were very young, being sold repeatedly to different traffickers and abusers over a period of years, are reunited through a breakthrough in therapy. This picture is the day they were reunited on the van ride home. Time had not diminished the love between sisters.
    Sisters, separated when they were very young, being sold repeatedly to different traffickers and abusers over a period of years, are reunited through a breakthrough in therapy. This picture is the day they were reunited on the van ride home. Time had not diminished the love between sisters.
  16. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3337/IMG_1882_Large.jpgTransitions Global took a weekend at the beach with our girls, many of whom had never seen the ocean. These three girls survived the hell of being tortured, abused, and raped repeatedly. To see them running in the surf for the first time exemplifies the freedom and hope we want for all children.
    Transitions Global took a weekend at the beach with our girls, many of whom had never seen the ocean. These three girls survived the hell of being tortured, abused, and raped repeatedly. To see them running in the surf for the first time exemplifies the freedom and hope we want for all children.
  17. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3337/ph_3337_12134.jpgThis photo is a trafficking survivor who had graduated from our program, had an great job and was moving into her own apartment for the first time. As she is looking out the window at her new surroundings, we noticed the hearts in the security bars; a symbol of the safety and love she had hoped for.
    This photo is a trafficking survivor who had graduated from our program, had an great job and was moving into her own apartment for the first time. As she is looking out the window at her new surroundings, we noticed the hearts in the security bars; a symbol of the safety and love she had hoped for.
  18. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3818/ph_3818_28933.jpgOnly half of all girls enrolled in Ghanaian schools make it past eighth grade. WomensTrust works with families, school administrators, teachers, and community agencies to provide resources, support, and scholarships to keep girls, like the one pictured here, in school.
    Only half of all girls enrolled in Ghanaian schools make it past eighth grade. WomensTrust works with families, school administrators, teachers, and community agencies to provide resources, support, and scholarships to keep girls, like the one pictured here, in school.
  19. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3818/ph_3818_13403.jpgStudies show women are likely to use profits from their business to send their children to school, improve their families
    Studies show women are likely to use profits from their business to send their children to school, improve their families' living conditions & expand their businesses. Thanks to a microloan from WomensTrust, Sarah has been able to develop her coal business & build a brighter future for her children.
  20. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3818/ph_3818_28934.jpgStudies show educating girls delivers huge returns for economic growth and family health and sustainability. WomensTrust seeks to ensure girls remain in school by providing scholarships to offset costs. Literacy, computer training and after school enrichment programs help girls beyond the classroom.
    Studies show educating girls delivers huge returns for economic growth and family health and sustainability. WomensTrust seeks to ensure girls remain in school by providing scholarships to offset costs. Literacy, computer training and after school enrichment programs help girls beyond the classroom.
  21. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3825/Leslie_Shaw_Large.JPGAs a resident of Legends Park, formerly Dixie Homes public housing project, Leslie enrolled in the first ""Getting Ahead"" class offered through Memphis HOPE so she could make a better life for her family.
    As a resident of Legends Park, formerly Dixie Homes public housing project, Leslie enrolled in the first ""Getting Ahead"" class offered through Memphis HOPE so she could make a better life for her family.
  22. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3825/Lady_Warriors_in_uniform_Large.JPGThe Student-Athlete Experience Program at Booker T. Washington High School has shifted the mindset from ""high-risk"" to ""student-athlete,"" helping the girls achieve a sense of dignity, self-worth, and the belief that their negative surroundings don
    The Student-Athlete Experience Program at Booker T. Washington High School has shifted the mindset from ""high-risk"" to ""student-athlete,"" helping the girls achieve a sense of dignity, self-worth, and the belief that their negative surroundings don't have to prevent them from pursuing their dreams.
  23. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3825/2008_GEE_Summer_Program_015_Large.JPGPatrice attended Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE) in highschool. GEE opened her eyes to the possibility of a career in engineering. Because of the guidance she received from the professors, she felt confident and empowered to study civil engineering in college.
    Patrice attended Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE) in highschool. GEE opened her eyes to the possibility of a career in engineering. Because of the guidance she received from the professors, she felt confident and empowered to study civil engineering in college.
  24. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3883/DSC_1753_Large.jpgTHP partners in the community meet for an epicenter (a cluster of villages) meeting. At these meetings community members are sensitized on how to change their state of poverty and helplessness to a sense of ownership and empowerment. Communities shift from ""I can
    THP partners in the community meet for an epicenter (a cluster of villages) meeting. At these meetings community members are sensitized on how to change their state of poverty and helplessness to a sense of ownership and empowerment. Communities shift from ""I can't"" to ""we can"".
  25. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3883/pict_large.jpgWho wouldn
    Who wouldn't feel filled with song and joy after finding out they are able to create positive change for themselves - and their community?
  26. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3883/ph_3883_26741.jpgYoung children are able to attend nursery school programs at the epicenter, while older children attend nearby schools. In order to participate in our Microfinance Program, partners are obligated to enroll their children into school.
    Young children are able to attend nursery school programs at the epicenter, while older children attend nearby schools. In order to participate in our Microfinance Program, partners are obligated to enroll their children into school.
  27. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3885/ph_3885_28894.jpgTwo ethnic Phnong girls study in the remote forests of Cambodia
    Two ethnic Phnong girls study in the remote forests of Cambodia's Mondulkiri province
  28. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4000/manman_pictures_254_Large.JPGHaitian women cooking a meal for their community.
    Haitian women cooking a meal for their community.
  29. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4681/ph_4681_28887.jpgHere are three of our Kenyan students working inside the classroom. In our pioneering educational model, students pair traditional academic learning with a ""Learning By Doing"" technique.  So when they graduate, they will have the skills to raise themselves out of poverty.
    Here are three of our Kenyan students working inside the classroom. In our pioneering educational model, students pair traditional academic learning with a ""Learning By Doing"" technique. So when they graduate, they will have the skills to raise themselves out of poverty.
  30. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4681/pict_large.jpgTeach A Man To Fish gives hands up not hand outs. Our innovative model of education brings financial sustainability to both students and schools. It not only teaches students entrepreneurial skills that enable them to lift themselves out of poverty but also financially supports the schools.
    Teach A Man To Fish gives hands up not hand outs. Our innovative model of education brings financial sustainability to both students and schools. It not only teaches students entrepreneurial skills that enable them to lift themselves out of poverty but also financially supports the schools.
  31. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4681/ph_4681_28888.jpgThe girls in this rural village are learning the practical, agricultural skills that will enable them to break the poverty cycle. School is taught in chalkboard classrooms but also in the agricultural fields that financially support the schools. Welcome to the future of international development!
    The girls in this rural village are learning the practical, agricultural skills that will enable them to break the poverty cycle. School is taught in chalkboard classrooms but also in the agricultural fields that financially support the schools. Welcome to the future of international development!
  32. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4792/ph_4792_28455.jpgAll smiles as the first computer lab in a public, all girls school, in Sierra Leone is opened. Giving a new knowledge for the development of a new generation!
    All smiles as the first computer lab in a public, all girls school, in Sierra Leone is opened. Giving a new knowledge for the development of a new generation!
  33. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5015/pict_large.jpgThis project will provide employment to 30 disabled people who cannot cope on their own in the open labor market. In a protective environment they can learn to earn an income through being involved in the production of high quality craft products designed by an established local artist.
    This project will provide employment to 30 disabled people who cannot cope on their own in the open labor market. In a protective environment they can learn to earn an income through being involved in the production of high quality craft products designed by an established local artist.
  34. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5243/IMG_3059_Large.JPGOur photo is that of our project leader George Abang Tawoh wearing a nylon back on his head with fainted brown faced cap to enable him protect mosquitoes and a long sleeve shirt in part of the plantains farm between plantains trees facing the down section of the farm towards the ocean.
    Our photo is that of our project leader George Abang Tawoh wearing a nylon back on his head with fainted brown faced cap to enable him protect mosquitoes and a long sleeve shirt in part of the plantains farm between plantains trees facing the down section of the farm towards the ocean.
  35. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5243/pict_large.jpg  One of the picture that is in our project home page with a APWCR volunteer Pascaline transporting plantains using a traditional wave carrier using but her back
    One of the picture that is in our project home page with a APWCR volunteer Pascaline transporting plantains using a traditional wave carrier using but her back
  36. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5243/IMG_3089_Large.JPG  Our picture is the one that Meg one of Global Giving who visited our plantains plantation, was harvesting a bunch of plantains on the 21st June, 2011 with Richard APWCR volunteer besides her.
    Our picture is the one that Meg one of Global Giving who visited our plantains plantation, was harvesting a bunch of plantains on the 21st June, 2011 with Richard APWCR volunteer besides her.
  37. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5721/ph_5721_28883.jpgA woman & her phone  (A Maasai granny charging her cell phone with Lifeline Energy
    A woman & her phone (A Maasai granny charging her cell phone with Lifeline Energy's solar panel - the solarstor)
  38. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5721/ph_5721_28882.jpgThe 93 year old woman who asked for teeth
    The 93 year old woman who asked for teeth
  39. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6658/ph_6658_21836.jpgSheela, like many women limited by social conventions, barely left her house 2 years ago. Today she is president of her Trust Group and a community leader with a profitable business. Sheela credits her new life to counsel from her loan officer, support from her group and training in business skills.
    Sheela, like many women limited by social conventions, barely left her house 2 years ago. Today she is president of her Trust Group and a community leader with a profitable business. Sheela credits her new life to counsel from her loan officer, support from her group and training in business skills.
  40. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6821/ph_6821_27738.jpgLady Nne participated in CEDPA’s GWIM workshop and coaching program in 2005; since then has strengthened her organization’s emphasis on grassroots mobilization & financial access for women and youth. She has been invited back to CEDPA numerous times to speak about best practices in her organization.
    Lady Nne participated in CEDPA’s GWIM workshop and coaching program in 2005; since then has strengthened her organization’s emphasis on grassroots mobilization & financial access for women and youth. She has been invited back to CEDPA numerous times to speak about best practices in her organization.
  41. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6821/ph_6821_22707.jpgChief Imo Isemin founded Uforo Small Business Owners Association in Nigeria over 15 years ago.  She attended a CEDPA GWIM workshop to help professionalize her organization & streamline operations. Upon completion of the workshop and with the help of her coach, she started a youth tailoring program.
    Chief Imo Isemin founded Uforo Small Business Owners Association in Nigeria over 15 years ago. She attended a CEDPA GWIM workshop to help professionalize her organization & streamline operations. Upon completion of the workshop and with the help of her coach, she started a youth tailoring program.
  42. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6821/ph_6821_27737.jpgConcepcion works with rural communities in Colombia transforming them through agribusiness.  With the tools she learned at CEDPA
    Concepcion works with rural communities in Colombia transforming them through agribusiness. With the tools she learned at CEDPA's Global Women in Management Workshop and through the continued support of her coach, her organization has increased their reach to additional communities.
  43. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6829/ph_6829_29150.jpgThis shows one of the girls in our Setrawa Empowerment Centre taking part in a Fun Day Workshop.  During the week they learn Hindi and English and on Saturdays the children have workshops given by foreign volunteers, both educational and fun.
    This shows one of the girls in our Setrawa Empowerment Centre taking part in a Fun Day Workshop. During the week they learn Hindi and English and on Saturdays the children have workshops given by foreign volunteers, both educational and fun.
  44. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6829/ph_6829_29152.jpgKomal is one of the young women in the Sewing Centre that was set up for the Graduates of Sambhali Trust. After learning skills in sewing, block-printing and embroidery the women produce clothes, soft toys and table linen, curtains, bags and scarves for the Sambhali Boutique and for export.
    Komal is one of the young women in the Sewing Centre that was set up for the Graduates of Sambhali Trust. After learning skills in sewing, block-printing and embroidery the women produce clothes, soft toys and table linen, curtains, bags and scarves for the Sambhali Boutique and for export.
  45. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6829/ph_6829_29151.jpgTwo of the girls in the Setrawa Empowerment Centre - a chance to be themselves!
    Two of the girls in the Setrawa Empowerment Centre - a chance to be themselves!
  46. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6980/ph_6980_29470.jpgOne in every ten people living in extreme poverty across the world is an adolescent girl.  She is the most powerful force for change.
    One in every ten people living in extreme poverty across the world is an adolescent girl. She is the most powerful force for change.
  47. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6980/ph_6980_29469.jpgEducate, empower and employ girls to create community-based solutions to alleviate poverty.
    Educate, empower and employ girls to create community-based solutions to alleviate poverty.
  48. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7550/ph_7550_24746.jpgBuilding a positive outlook towards people with Down syndrome in the Colombian Caribbean coast. One makes the difference!
    Building a positive outlook towards people with Down syndrome in the Colombian Caribbean coast. One makes the difference!
  49. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7561/ph_7561_24741.jpgWomen in the rural areas bear almost all responsibility for meeting the basic needs of the family yet they are disadvantaged economically. The Mushroom and Bee Keeping projects will provide a source of income to enable them take care of their children.
    Women in the rural areas bear almost all responsibility for meeting the basic needs of the family yet they are disadvantaged economically. The Mushroom and Bee Keeping projects will provide a source of income to enable them take care of their children.
  50. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7652/pict_large.jpgSilvia sews baby products in Comalapa, Guatemala while her daughter Natalia spends some quality time with her mother after school.  Silvia is a great role model for Natalia.  She works hard so that her daughter can attend school which means Natalia will have many more options in her future.
    Silvia sews baby products in Comalapa, Guatemala while her daughter Natalia spends some quality time with her mother after school. Silvia is a great role model for Natalia. She works hard so that her daughter can attend school which means Natalia will have many more options in her future.
  51. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7743/pict_large.jpgOne of eight youth receiving free tailoring training and HIV/AIDS education through funds raised through Global Giving so far (April - July 2011).  Tailor is an employable skill for slum-dwelling youth who have few alternatives, particularly as Kenya suffers through the worst famine in 60 years
    One of eight youth receiving free tailoring training and HIV/AIDS education through funds raised through Global Giving so far (April - July 2011). Tailor is an employable skill for slum-dwelling youth who have few alternatives, particularly as Kenya suffers through the worst famine in 60 years
  52. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7887/changed_ph_7887__1.jpgHope
    Hope
  53. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8261/changed_ph_8261__1.jpg?changed=2011209055326713The Self-Esteem center is a critical part of the services Fresh Start offers.  This woman has just been through a wardrobing seminar at Fresh Start and is now ready for a job interview or court appearance and can face what she has upcoming with confidence!
    The Self-Esteem center is a critical part of the services Fresh Start offers. This woman has just been through a wardrobing seminar at Fresh Start and is now ready for a job interview or court appearance and can face what she has upcoming with confidence!
  54. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8261/changed_ph_8261__2.jpg?changed=20112090557328These ladies just completed a mentoring program through Fresh Start Women
    These ladies just completed a mentoring program through Fresh Start Women's Foundation. The mentoring program pairs women in transition that are looking for guidance with volunteer mentors who work with their mentee on goals in education, life and career - resulting in bonds that last a lifetime!
  55. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8312/pict_large.jpgA young boy looks on at Al Aqaba, the village he grew up in. Al Aqaba is a village under demolition orders. Recently, the Israeli army destroyed the main road leading into the village. Rebuilding Alliance funds several project in the village.
    A young boy looks on at Al Aqaba, the village he grew up in. Al Aqaba is a village under demolition orders. Recently, the Israeli army destroyed the main road leading into the village. Rebuilding Alliance funds several project in the village.
  56. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8354/ph_grid7_8354_27397.jpgThis is Michael Murigi, a PATHWAYS scholar, whose community project is to facilitate his community transitioning from growing maize to cassava for food security. His home area of Maragua Division is becoming increasingly dry, too dry for maize to mature.  Cassava can grow well in the dry conditions.
    This is Michael Murigi, a PATHWAYS scholar, whose community project is to facilitate his community transitioning from growing maize to cassava for food security. His home area of Maragua Division is becoming increasingly dry, too dry for maize to mature. Cassava can grow well in the dry conditions.
  57. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8414/ph_8414_29182.jpgAn Indigenous Ixil woman laughs with her young daughter in her lap. In the Quiché region of Guatemala MADRE founded Farming for the Future, a collective income-generating project that provides women with the necessary tools and resources to farm chickens.
    An Indigenous Ixil woman laughs with her young daughter in her lap. In the Quiché region of Guatemala MADRE founded Farming for the Future, a collective income-generating project that provides women with the necessary tools and resources to farm chickens.
  58. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8415/ph_8415_28647.jpgA young Iraqi girl waits for her mother in front of a colorfully tiled doorway. In Iraq MADRE employs a network of women’s shelters to provide safe transportation and housing for women fleeing violence. These safe places, in a country affected by war, help ensure that this girl has a better future.
    A young Iraqi girl waits for her mother in front of a colorfully tiled doorway. In Iraq MADRE employs a network of women’s shelters to provide safe transportation and housing for women fleeing violence. These safe places, in a country affected by war, help ensure that this girl has a better future.
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