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Photo from Project Maji Foundation
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Dear Project of the Month Club Member,

We hope you had a wonderful July! You and the other 551 club members collectively raised $21,833 in support of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, Inc., a GlobalGiving partner based in Flushing, New York, and their Diminish Food Waste by Rescuing Excess for Hungry project.  This project takes fresh, unsold food and transfers it to organizations for donation. Your support made it possible for them to reach even more food-insecure individuals and also help protect the environment from the methane released by food waste! 

This month, your Project of the Month Club donation will support Project Maji Foundation. At Project Maji, their mission is to get clean water to rural populations of sub-Saharan Africa through solar-powered water kiosks. Water scarcity affects over 1.1 billion individuals. This problem disproportionately affects the women and children who need to travel far distances to fetch water that may still be unsanitary. Not only this, but water scarcity causes people to suffer from water-borne illnesses, stunted growth, and more. 

Project Contributor Rosemary Irons wanted to express her gratitude to you and the rest of the Project of the Month Club supporters for helping them change the statistics: 

“The transformative effect of clean water in rural communities is truly demonstrable; with less time devoted to fetching water, women have more time to pursue and improve their economic situation; and with less sick days and less time walking for water, children have more time for school. Simply put, clean water access restores and transforms time, health, and education in rural economies. With the support of GlobalGiving and its Club Members, Project Maji’s sustainable solution will continue to drive significant change across the continent, transforming the lives of those who have been left behind. Thank you from all of us at the Project Maji Team!

Your donations this August will go to Project Maji’s Sustainable Solar-Powered Water Kiosks in Ghana project. Through this project, they will be able to build and maintain two new kiosk installations and provide water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) trainings for existing sites across Ghana. The water kiosks are designed to work in harsh environments with low running costs and minimal damage to the environment. Also, Project Maji team members engage community leaders during installation as well as remotely monitor the kiosk post-installation to ensure people have a safe, sustainable water source for years to come.

She also wanted to share how your gift will help the organization reach even more people in the future.

“Project Maji is truly grateful to be selected for GlobalGiving’s Project Of The Month this August....Currently serving more than 50,000 people with 60 million litres of clean water per year, our innovative, fit-for-purpose solution is replacing the thousands of broken hand pumps across the continent, sustainably serving off the grid communities who are otherwise left to fetch water from distant, unsafe water sources...Our vision is to provide 1 million people in sub-Saharan Africa with sustainable access to clean water by 2025. Thanks to the support of GlobalGiving and its Club Members, we are well on our way to achieving this ambition. ”

You can follow along with their impact in Ghana by staying up to date on their project reports. Thank you so much for your incredible generosity! We’re excited to share where your donations will go next month.

Warm wishes,

Alix Guerrier, GlobalGiving CEO

Photo from Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
Photo from Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
Photo from Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
Photo from Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Dear Project of the Month Club, 

We hope you are having a fantastic start to your summer! We kicked off our summer in support of refugees with our World Refugee Day Campaign. With $100,000 in matching funds from GlobalGiving, our partners raised more than $140,000 to fund projects assisting refugees around the world. 

On top of all that, you and the other 543 Project of the Month Club members raised $21,180 in support of Lanta Animal Welfare, a GlobalGiving partner working in Thailand, and their Help Suffering Animals Get Medical Treatment project in support of its animal rescues and animal safety community education program. Way to go!

This month, your Project of the Month Club donation will support Rescuing Leftover Cuisine's project Diminish Food Waste by Rescuing Excess for Hungry in New York City. They are working to eliminate food waste in their community by making food rescue sustainable and universal and aim to make hunger obsolete. 

Their CEO Robert Lee wanted to pass along this message to you and the rest of the Project of the Month Club supporters: 

It is an honor to be selected as your Project of the Month! Across the world, 30% of food is wasted while millions go hungry, so by contributing to Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, you are helping get this excess food to the people who need it. Producing food uses precious natural resources, and preventing excess food ending up in landfills helps eliminate the environmental impact of food waste. Thank you so much for choosing our organization!

“Your support will allow us to rescue an additional 200,000 lbs of excess food that will feed 166,000 meals for the hungry rather than going to landfills where it would have contributed to 37.5 tons of CO2 equivalent in emissions!

You can read all about their recent work in their latest project report, and if you want to see the ongoing impact of your donation this month, you can subscribe to their updates by visiting their GlobalGiving project page

Thanks again for your ongoing support of the Project of the Month Club. Your donations have traveled from Mexico to Kenya to Brazil and now to the United States so far this year, and we’re excited to share where your donation is headed next month. 

 

Warm wishes,
Alix Guerrier, GlobalGiving CEO

Photo from Lanta Animal Welfare
Photo from Lanta Animal Welfare
Photo from Lanta Animal Welfare
Photo from Lanta Animal Welfare

Dear Project of the Month Club,

I hope you had a great month of May—ours was pretty wild! Last month we, kicked off our very first Paws + Claws Campaign to showcase the (bio)diversity of our partners! The campaign featured 272 projects dedicated to protecting animals who raised more than $57,000 while competing to earn matching funds and bonus prizes.

On top of all that, you and the other 537 Project of the Month Club members raised $19,336 in support of Vaga Lume Association, a GlobalGiving partner working in the Brazilian Amazon, and theirProvide Quality Education to 15000 Amazon Children project, which is working to promote access to books and literacy in 99 rural communities in the Amazon. Way to go!

This month, your Project of the Month Club donation will support Lanta Animal Welfare's Help Suffering Animals Get Medical Treatment project in Thailand. They rescue and provide medical assistance to injured or sick animals in their community. In addition to providing an immediate response to injured animals, Lanta Animal Welfare also creates educational programming for children that teaches kids to love and care for animals.

Project leader Perley-Ann wanted to pass along this message to you and the rest of the Project of the Month Club supporters:

The news of being picked as Project of the Month gave everyone here at Lanta Animal Welfare such pride and honor to be part of this amazing animal rescue charity.  And then to realize that such a generous donation will come to us left us speechless, overwhelmed and astounded. The support GlobalGiving has blessed us with gives us all so much motivation and courage to work even harder to continue to grow our medical reach, here in southern Thailand.  We struggle every day, some days for too many hours, to help the desperate and suffering rescue animals that come into our care. And now with the over-the-top generosity of your Club, we will be able to save even more lives. Yes, we are tearing up. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts, for believing in us, and our commitment, to relieve the pain and suffering of the animals here in southern Thailand.

You can read all about their recent work in celebration of April’s prevention of cruelty to animals month in their latest project report. And if you want to see the ongoing impact of your donation this month, you can subscribe to their updates by visiting their GlobalGiving project page.

Thanks again for your ongoing support of the Project of the Month Club. Your donations have traveled from Mexico to Kenya to Brazil and now to Thailand so far this year, and we’re excited to share where your donation is headed next month.

Warm wishes,
Alix Guerrier, GlobalGiving CEO

Photo from Vaga Lume Association
Photo from Vaga Lume Association
Vaga Lume Association
Vaga Lume Association

Dear Project of the Month Club,

I hope you had a great month of April—ours was particularly busy. We celebrated the power of the crowd with our Little By Little Campaign, where small donations made some big change! We are also very excited to share that we launched our very first Climate Fund Campaign this month because we believe in funding climate solutions led by the people most affected by our climate crisis. These organizations are competing for one of six year-long spots our new Climate Action Fund

On top of all that, you and the other 593 Project of the Month Club members raised $24,251—a new record—in support of Conservation Volunteers Australia, a GlobalGiving partner working in Victoria, Australia, and their Help Protect Endangered Bandicootsproject, which is working to protect the grasslands habitat of 400 endangered bandicoots. Way to go!

This month, your Project of the Month Club donation will support Vaga Lume Association's  Provide Quality Education to 15000 Amazon Children project in Brazil. The Brazilian Amazon covers 61% of the country’s territory and is home to 24 million people, yet is home to only 8.2% of the country’s public libraries. Vaga Lume promotes access to books and literacy in 99 rural communities in the Amazon by creating community libraries and training volunteers as reading mediators. By carefully selecting collections of books and encouraging adults to read to children, Vaga Lume is making reading both educational and fun for children in the Amazon!

Project leader Lia Jamra wanted to pass along this message to you and the rest of the Project of the Month Club supporters:

 

“Thank you for selecting us as your Project of the Month! By contributing to our cause you’re enabling Vaga Lume to keep providing quality education through literature to 15,000 children in the Brazilian Amazon. It’s very encouraging to see how much our project inspires the world and the belief that investing in children is the best way to create transformative change in the society. Through literacy, children can expand their perspectives and opportunities to achieve their full potentials and become protagonists of their lives.”

“This financial resource is very important to us because besides making access new quality books possible for children in remote communities of the Brazilian Amazon, it will allow the strengthening of libraries in the communities we already have established partnership with. We have already trained more than 4,500 read-aloud mediators and we will be able to spread even more “fireflies” (what we call our reading mediators) in the region.”

 

Their latest literary adventure took them from Sao Paulo to the heart of the Amazon on a recrei, a type of boat common to the region—you can read all about it in their latest project report. And if you want to see the ongoing impact of your donation this month, you can subscribe to their updates by visiting their GlobalGiving project page.

Thanks again for your ongoing support of the Project of the Month Club. Your donations have traveled from Mexico to Kenya to Australia and now to Brazil so far this year, and we’re excited to share where your donation is headed next month.

 

Warm wishes,

Alix Guerrier

GlobalGiving CEO

Conservation Volunteers Australia
Conservation Volunteers Australia
Photo from Conservation Volunteers Australia
Photo from Conservation Volunteers Australia

Dear Project of the Month Club,

I hope you had a great month of March—ours was particularly exciting! We held our second annual Girl Fund Campaign, in which 210 projects working to empower women and girls around the world competed for one of six year-long spots in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund. We also had the pleasure of welcoming more than 80 new nonprofit partners to the GlobalGiving community through our March Accelerator, a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that helps nonprofits take their fundraising to the next level.

On top of all that, you and the other 553 Project of the Month Club members raised $24,194—a new record—in support of SERUDS, a GlobalGiving partner based in Andhra Pradesh, India, and their Help Women By Providing Tailoring Training project, which teaches more than 200 women marketable skills like sewing and embroidery to help them provide for their families. Way to go!

This month, your Project of the Month Club donation will support Conservation Volunteers Australia's  Help Protect Endangered Bandicoots project in Victoria, Australia. Once a common sight throughout the state, the Eastern Barred Bandicoot is now one of Victoria's most endangered species and considered extinct in the wild. The main driver of the bandicoots' decline is an overwhelming loss of its natural grassland habitat. In response, Conservation Volunteers Australia is partnering with other local environmental groups to secure 300 hectares of protected grasslands as habitat for 400 endangered bandicoots—which would double the current population.

Project leader Catherine McLeod wanted to pass along this message to you and the rest of the Project of the Month Club supporters:

“Thank you for selecting Conservation Volunteers Australia as your Project of the Month, it will enable us to achieve many goals that otherwise would have had to be put on hold till until we could raise funds for them to become a reality. We look forward to sharing the progress of our Help Protect Endangered Bandicoots program with everyone at GlobalGiving and especially all the great donors that help to make a real difference.”

You can follow along with their progress protecting bandicoots by reading their latest project reports—you'll see the ongoing impact of your donation this month, and as an added bonus, you'll get to see lots more photos of adorable bandicoots.

Thanks again for your ongoing support. Your donations have traveled from Mexico to Kenya to India and now to Australia so far this year, and we can't wait to tell you where your generosity is heading in May.

 

Warm wishes,
Alix Guerrier
GlobalGiving CEO

 



Photo from SERUDS
Photo from SERUDS
 

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