GlobalGiving Project of the Month Club

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GlobalGiving Project of the Month Club
Photo: I AM A GIRL NGO
Photo: I AM A GIRL NGO

Dear Project of the Month Club Member,

In Barbados, 70% of children are living in poverty, according to UNICEF. That often leads to girls being expected to provide for their families at a young age, which exposes them to sexual exploitation, neglect, and in some cases, abandonment or homelessness.

Our November Project of the Month, I AM A GIRL NGO, provides emergency intervention and housing for girls who may have run away from home or are homeless for other reasons. Their project Fund Emergency Housing for Girls in Barbados is working to provide a safe space for girls and support their transition to more permanent housing. The project also offers mentorship and a meal program, among other services.

When Director Alian Ollivierre-Skeete learned that I AM A GIRL NGO had been selected as the November Project of the Month, Alian shared that the funds will help to provide counseling for girls in their program, which is essential for maintaining and uplifting their mental wellness.

“This blessing of additional funds and ongoing support throughout the next year is definitely welcomed and appreciated beyond the words we can use to express,” Alian said.

To learn more about how I AM A GIRL NGO is providing emergency and long-term support for girls in Barbados, check out their most recent report

Thank you for your continued generosity and compassion!

With gratitude,
Donna Callejon
GlobalGiving Interim CEO

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Photo: Voluntary Service of Armenia
Photo: Voluntary Service of Armenia

Dear Project of the Month Club Member,

During the 2020 war between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, tens of thousands of Armenians were displaced. About 40,000 refugees, including women, children, and the elderly, lost their homes as a result of bombings. And thousands of soldiers—mostly young people—were injured in the conflict. 

Our October Project of the Month, Voluntary Service of Armenia - Republican Headquarters of Student Brigades, provides refugees with essential services and supports soldiers wounded in the conflict as they receive treatment in rehabilitation centers. Their project Help wounded soldiers and refugees (Karabakh war) connects professional psychologists and volunteers who provide specialized support to wounded soldiers and refugees. The project aims to help these individuals overcome stress, adapt, and socialize so they can return to a more normal life.

To learn more about how Voluntary Service of Armenia is aiding recovery and rehabilitation after conflict, check out their most recent report. 

Thank you for your continued generosity and compassion!

With gratitude,
Donna Callejon
GlobalGiving Interim CEO

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Photo: Limitless Horizons IXIL
Photo: Limitless Horizons IXIL

Dear Project of the Month Club Member,

In the Indigenous town of Chajul, Guatemala, a lack of literacy and education stemming from the country's civil war keeps people from accessing critical resources and finding good jobs. Without educational materials or sufficient space and light to study at home, many children can’t learn. Currently, only 3% of Chajul's youth will graduate from high school.

Our September Project of the Month, Limitless Horizons IXIL, bridges the gaps in Chajul's education system by providing a learning environment for children in the community. Their project Support literacy and learning for 1,900 Maya youth is operating the first and only public library in Chajul. The library puts more than 10,000 books, microscopes, and STEM resources at students’ fingertips. Two local librarians also help them read and learn.

When Development Manager Emma Bourke learned that Limitless Horizons IXIL had been selected as the September Project of the Month, she shared that these funds will help provide youth in their community with a safe space to learn, which will impact their lives and community for years to come.

“This support will help transform education in our rural Guatemalan community, we are so grateful!” Emma said. 

To learn more about how Limitless Horizons IXIL is providing learning resources to support children and families in Chajul, check out their most recent report

Thank you for your continued generosity and compassion!

With gratitude,
Donna Callejon
GlobalGiving Interim CEO

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Photo: Promocion y Accion Comunitaria, I.A.P.
Photo: Promocion y Accion Comunitaria, I.A.P.

Dear Project of the Month Club Member,

Like many countries around the world, Mexico is still trying to recover from the effects of the pandemic as prices for everyday goods skyrocket. That impacts access to food, education, and medical care for children across the country.

Our August Project of the Month, Promocion y Accion Comunitaria, I.A.P., is focused on children and adolescents who need support in Mexico. Their project Helping children at risk to make dreams come true provides comprehensive care to help young people improve their physical, emotional, and social well-being.

When Project Leader Juan Manuel Albino Hernández learned that Promocion y Accion Comunitaria, I.A.P. had been selected as the August Project of the Month, he shared that these funds will allow them to sustain their operations. 

“This donation will be applied to guarantee the integral well-being of the children and adolescents,” he said. 

That means funding for teachers, educational materials, and transportation to get to school. It means fitness classes, dental and medical care, and emotional support for the young people in their community.

To learn more about how Promocion y Accion Comunitaria, I.A.P. is helping young people build their futures, check out their most recent report

Thank you for your continued generosity and compassion!

Wishing you all the best,

Donna Callejon

GlobalGiving Interim CEO

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Dear Project of the Month Club Member,

Did you know that malaria is still the leading cause of death in Uganda? Although this disease is both curable and preventable, high healthcare costs and a lack of education mean that many people across the country still become ill, particularly in rural communities. 

Our July Project of the Month, Kagumu Development Organization, is helping families stay safe by educating mothers on malaria prevention, as well as providing free mosquito nets and treatment. Their project Save 750 Pregnant Women from Malaria in Uganda focuses on the Kibuku district, a rural region where communities often struggle to access much-needed healthcare. 

To learn more about how the Kagumu Development Organization is helping families in Uganda stay healthy, check out their most recent report

Thank you for your commitment to a better world! 

Warmly, 

Donna Callejon

GlobalGiving Interim CEO

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