GlobalGiving Project of the Month Club

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Apr 3, 2012

Project of the Month Update: April 2012

Prevent Youth Involvement In Drug Trafficking
Prevent Youth Involvement In Drug Trafficking

Dear Project of the Month Club,

We’re pleased to share with you that last month, you and the 125 other Project of the Month Club members raised $3,999 for “Prevent Youth Involvement In Drug Trafficking” a project offering 50 young people after-school activities, like tutoring, arts, Capoeira, and dance, to prevent their involvement with gangs in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Thais Corral of CEMINA wanted to share with you that your generous donations have helped support fun, creative ways to promote healthy eating in the favelas. This will be accomplished by cultivating 50 roof gardens to grow fruits and vegetables, and by hosting 12 communal student gatherings to cook and eat healthy food. CEMINA will be promoting these nutritious diet changes by building a campaign through short videos and plays promoting healthy eating, produced by the young people involved in the program.

We are also very happy to introduce to you April’s Project of the Month,Action for Health: Empowering Communities in Mali.” This project provides health case for children in West African slums in exchange for their parent’s public service, contributing to programs like community clean up days and health festivals.

Anna Ninan, project leader, wanted to share with you her message of excitement upon learning that she was selected to participate in the Project of the Month Club:
“Across Mali 1 in 5 children die before celebrating their fifth birthday– and 90% of those deaths are from preventable and treatable illnesses. Your gift will help ensure that nearly 300 children in Sikoro receive the health care they need while empowering their families to address the underlying causes of disease, like poor water and sanitation, in their community. Thanks for joining our team in the fight for health change!”

We are so grateful for your support, and hope that you are proud to know that you are providing healthcare for hundreds of children and support for their families in Mali in a sustainable, community-driven way.

Thank you again for your generosity. Your support is having an earth-changing impact around the world.

Warm regards,
Mari and the GlobalGiving Team

Action For Health : Empowering Communities in Mali
Action For Health : Empowering Communities in Mali
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