International NGO Directory

MINN’s International NGO Directory is a collection of nongovernmental organizations that work internationally and have a presence in Minnesota (or a neighboring state). Social enterprise initiatives, nonprofits, non-registered humanitarian organizations, church groups and other charitable groups doing work abroad are welcome to include information on their organization.


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Acacia Global feeds people. We feed the body through emergency food aid and community gardens. We feed the mind by keeping students in school. We feed the community by developing leaders. We feed the soul by nourishing relationships around the world.
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Acara is a leadership incubator program open to all UMN students from any discipline who want to be part of solving real-world challenges, like equitable access to clean water, health care, energy, and healthy food. We support students with a passion, project, or idea as they take it to the next level – whether that be developing an app or student group, starting an advocacy campaign, or developing a social enterprise.
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Accion is the micro-finance pioneer who first discovered and developed the field of micro-lending and, later, commercial microfinance - going back to the mid-1960s.
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Africa Classroom Connection holds a vision that every child in KwaZulu Natal has the opportunity for an excellent education. Our mission is providing resources to help build and improve schools in KwaZulu Natal. We work to get buildings built, help kids stay in school, and facilitate cultural exchanges/overseas travel.
(No further information available at this time.)
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We build a meaningful life for and with the displaced. When we find people displaced from their homes, countries, or lives, our instinct may be to focus only on their basic needs. And that is essential. But it's also not a life. A life is filled with joy, dignity, connection, and purpose. And that's what we aim to build.
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The mission of the Alliance is to bring about personal, organizational & planetary sustainability through support of projects that are ecologically sound, economically viable, socially just and humane.
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ARAHA’s Mission: To strive to alleviate the suffering from hunger, illiteracy, diseases, and poverty in the horn of africa, as well as help the east African community in Minnesota.
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Anole Sisters org committed to working with women in the Oromo diaspora to acknowledge past trauma, embrace healing, build connections, and create systems and supports to effect change in our global and local communities.
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Our Mission “We come as a family to make a connection, person to person, arm in arm and along the way to share our lives. It is our honor to improve the conditions and create opportunities for changing the cycle of poverty and disease in South Africa.”​
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We believe it is in the long-term interest of AAPIs nationwide to build philanthropy within our own communities. By investing in the issues that matter most to us, building leaders and lifting our voices in social and policy debates, we are powering the change and the future we want to see for our community.
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Atlas Corps is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st century challenges. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals. Profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange, Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 6 to 18 month, professional fellowships at organizations (like Ashoka, Peace Corps, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure) to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global changemakers. Our network of Fellows includes 200+ nonprofit leaders from 54 countries and 100+ Host Organizations.
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Books For Africa is the world's largest shipper of donated books and computers to Africa, shipping over 47 million books over the past 31 years and serving every country on the African continent. Our mission is to end the book famine in Africa.
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We create opportunities across Africa for rural entrepreneurs with tools and services to efficiently process, save, and sell more food. Small businesses and farmers increase their incomes, more jobs are created, and Africa feeds herself and the world.
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Bricks to Bread strives to provide a sustainable source of income for a deserving family in need through donations, collaboration, and volunteerism; by educating and assisting them in the construction, maintenance and expansion of an outdoor brick oven used to make and sell fresh baked goods to their community.
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Carmen Pampa Fund is a St. Paul, Minnesota-based non-profit organization that generates human and financial resources to assist with the growth and development of the Unidad Académica Campesina-Carmen Pampa (UAC-CP) -- a college for marginalized and impoverished youth in rural Bolivia.
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Heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to end torture worldwide.
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We are engaged in one of the poorest areas on earth, East Africa, primarily Tanzania. We have an innovative model to finance businesses in an investment range that is essentially unavailable in the developing world, from $5,000 to $500,000. This is the key investment size because it starts or grows the small businesses that hire people and drive the economy. Working jointly with local universities, we provide intensive businesstraining and mentoring. We’re looking for people who are social investors or want to engage to make change.
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To save the lives of children with heart disease, we partner with organizations to train medical teams, provide education and transform health care in underserved parts of the world.
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Children's Surgery International provides free pediatric medical and surgical services, along with professional education and training, to communities in need around the world.
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Through direct community engagement, we help local residents and leaders to actively participate in achieving sustainable change. We facilitate a process whereby we engage the entire community to:Organize their knowledgeIdentify resources, assets and existing community skillsArticulate the social, spiritual, economic and environmental issues of community life that contribute to povertyActively participate in developing strategies to understand barriers and formulate solutionsTake action to achieve sustainable change.
(No further information available at this time.)
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The heart of Common Hope’s work in Guatemala is education. We provide the necessary resources for over 2,700 children to attend school each year in seventeen villages outside of Antigua and Guatemala City. We understand that education is about more than books and uniforms – a comprehensive approach is critical to help students and their families to reach their full potential. For this reason we also focus our efforts on health care, housing, and family development.
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To empower leaders worldwide to build a foundation for sustainable community development through equipping and capacity-building.
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DSI works to address the immense needs of people with disabilities in places in our world where this is most needed. Our mission is to advocate, support and empower to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in developing countries so they can live life to the fullest. We do this by working closely with in-country partners to build disability capacity, through training and support programming, to promote sustainable progress toward more inclusive societies. We currently work in Cambodia (with plans to scale) and operate the online-based Global Disability Directory.
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Dodoma Tanzania Health Development (DTHD) is a non-profit charitable organization established in 2003 in order to help found and support Dodoma Tanzania Medical Center (DCMC).
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ETI partners with developing communities in Tanzania to promote and sustain economic and social prosperity through education and business.
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To support students in Tanzania by facilitating their pursuit of education.
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Engineers Without Borders - USA is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences that enrich global perspectives and create responsible leaders. EWB chapters commit to working with communities for a minimum of five years to implement these projects. Projects include, but are not limited to, water supply, wastewater management, roads, schools, hospitals, bridges, agriculture, and energy infrastructure to name a few.
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EOS empowers rural families in Central America with access to safe drinking water and opportunities to generate income through simple technology solutions and education
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Ethiopia Reads mission is to create a culture of reading in Ethiopia.
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The women of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are among the poorest in the world. Civil war, disease, famine and sexual violence are a fact of daily life. They must rely on their own ingenuity and support of trusted friends to provide for their families in a land with very little infrastructure and few jobs.First Step Initiative was founded to give the women of the DRC a helping hand. We provide small grants to women’s collectives – called “merry-go-rounds” – to enable women in the city of Lubumbashi start or expand their small businesses so they can earn a living while providing valuable goods and services to their communities.
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At FEC we promote healthy communities through relationship building, leadership training, and education. ButterflyDNA is a grassroots program within FEC promoting the empowerment of girls and women worldwide, with particular emphasis given to social and environmental sustainability.
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Food for His Children works to eradicate extreme poverty in Tanzania. We do this by providing holistic community development including one on one case management services, coaching and goal planning; training in agriculture, animal husbandry, leadership, savings, health and environment and entrepreneurship; pastoral care services; veterinary care; and the provision of a dairy goat. Through our work, families can pay for food, medical care and school fees, build brick houses and start businesses which results in long term sustainability and helps them to become all they were created to be.
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Footprint was founded on the principle that how we help matters. Providing humanitarian assistance is energy intensive, especially when performed on an industrial scale. Footprint specializes in comprehensive emissions calculation, local impact monitoring, and real-time operational improvement. We build tools that help those in the business of saving lives fulfill their commitment to first do no harm.
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Mission: Friends of Africa Education is a nonprofit organization providing access to education for children in sub Saharan Africa (Sponsor at risk children and build classrooms) Vision: We seek to inspire students and their families to reach their full potential by developing essential skills to attain social and economic independence Key Values that guide our work: • Student Success • Accountability to donors • Partnership with local communities in Africa • Sustainability (of FOAE and partner organizations)
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FOMM is a Christian based organization that supports evangelism and humanitarian projects. All projects are established and managed by the Malagasy people. Our role is to provide the resources needed. Our guarantee to our donors is that 100% of a gift goes to the project. Nothing is taken out of a gift for our Administrative Budget. We are great at reporting to our donors the progress and success of the project.
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Our mission is to provide education and support for Nairobi children living in poverty whose families are affected by HIV/AIDS so they can transform their lives. Our big goal is for graduates to become employed and able to transform their own lives.
(No further information available at this time.)
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From Mother to You is an organization that aims to support and empower antenatal mothers with maternal education and resources. Our goal is to supply hospitals and clinics in areas with high maternal and infant mortality rates with life-saving medical supplies to better public health. A healthy mother and child is the foundation of a healthy nation.
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Give Us Wings encourages, supports and partners with people living in extreme poverty in Uganda as they transform their lives and become self-sufficient through greater access to quality health care, education and economic opportunities.
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Global Minnesota'ss mission is to advance international understanding and engagement. We are committed to serving Minnesota from a foundation built on the following core values: respect, collaboration, nonpartisanship, global competency, inclusion, and courage. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, we are unparalleled in the ability to deliver programs that allow Minnesotans to connect and participate in the international sphere, and for Minnesota to extend its influence around the globe.
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Global Rights for Women works with leaders around the world to advance women and girls' human right to live free from violence through legal reform and institutional and social change.
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Global Volunteers is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, non-governmental organization engaging short-term volunteers on micro-economic and human development programs in close partnership with local people worldwide. Working at the invitation and under the direction of local leaders, volunteers help create a foundation for world peace through mutual international understanding. Our purpose is to maintain a genuine, sustained service partnership with the host community and provide volunteers a genuine opportunity to serve.
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Greenlife Africa (GLA) is a holistic agro-economic entity established to meet the agricultural needs of rural Liberia, empowering individuals and communities by maximizing agriculture proficiency and collective productivities.
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H2O for Life offers a service-learning program designed to engage, educate, and inspire youth to become global citizens.
(No further information available at this time.)
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Our vision is for Haiti to become a developed country. Our mission is to collaborate with the people of Haiti to build community initiated and maintained projects that advance their development.
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HealthPartners International Development builds the capacity of local actors to start and manage their own health cooperatives, expanding access to affordable, quality health care. Because cooperatives are owned, financed and managed by their members, the model is directly responsive to their needs and financially sustainable.
(No further information available at this time.)
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We transform the lives of sponsored children through education and mentoring, preparing them to be leaders of the future. HMCHA works in a destitute rural area of Ethiopia which has no electricity or running water and few roads. The Oromo people who live in these villages have asked for our help to improve their lives.
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Hope Multipurpose sponsors a small orphanage in Kazo Parish, Uganda. A new dorm for 44 children, the Blue House, was built through the generosity of HMI donors. The orphans and vulnerable children, currently all girls, have safe housing, nutritious food, clothing, health care, mentoring, and support for education. 
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Humanitarian African Relief Organization (Haro) is a nonprofit organization located in the United States. We are dedicated to providing urgent humanitarian relief and long-term solutions to systemic problems throughout the Horn of Africa.
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Dedicated to investing in and providing opportunity and knowledge to the children and their families of Vietnam with the belief that education and wellness are fundamental ingredients in the fight for a better tomorrow.
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IATP works locally and globally at the intersection of policy and practice to ensure fair and sustainable food, farm and trade systems.
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(Th)e International American Relief Society IARS is organized exclusively for charitable and Multi Social Services purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The specific purpose and objectives of the International American Relief Society IARS shall include, but not be limited to, the following: Develops and runs emergency programs in nutrition, health, water and food security for countries in need, children protection in any forms of exploitation. Also provides disaster preparedness, and relief programs with the goal of anticipating and preventing humanitarian crises.
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The Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project (IARP) is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit founded in 2007 that utilizes the arts, storytelling, personal and professional exchanges, and rebuilding initiatives to foster mutual respect, understanding, and healing between Iraqis and Americans. We are Iraqis and Americans, veterans and refugees, peace activists and artists, students and professionals united by a common goal: growing reconciliation and friendship between our communities.
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Iringa Hope works to alleviate the poverty of rural Iringa, Tanzania. We do this through education and training, access to credit through micro finance cooperatives (SACCOS), and access to agricultural supplies and markets through local farmer's cooperatives (AMCOS).
(No further information available at this time.)
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Koranda Tool Paramedics Incorporated (KOPI) is an international non-governmental organization (ngo) based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our mission is to improve prehospital emergency medicine and mental health care in low and middle income countries (LMIC). In 2019 we began The Arusha Project. An effort to improve prehospital response in Arusha, Tanzania by providing basic first aid education to traffic police. In 2021 we will return to continue our project with an increased focus on mental health and how it effects the first responder.
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Light of Hope is a home and school that provides refuge, restoration, and redirection for the abandoned, impoverished, or abused girls in Kenya. We provide shelter, quality education, training, and counseling in a supportive Christian family environment in order to enable them to live independently and emerge as leaders to the community.
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To provide adolescent Guatemala girls who come from poverty the opportunity through education to obtain a marketable skill to avoid living in poverty. In addition, living in our Luminarias home, they receive formation of character, confidence and a value system that will allow them to be leaders and good examples in their communities as adults.
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LPGM improves access to quality education for people at the margins, especially women and girls. We work together with global partners to listen, respond and bear witness to local needs and priorities.
(No further information available at this time.)
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Our mission:  to create partnerships with impoverished Bolivian communities to improve health and increase economic well-being.
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Mary's Pence invests in women across the Americas by funding community initiatives and fostering collaborations to create social change. We envision a world where empowered women and their communities flourish in solidarity and justice. Through the ESPERA program, Mary’s Pence works with marginalized women in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. ESPERA meets the concrete and immediate need for financial resources, provides long-term support for women through coaching on business and leadership skills, and works to strengthen our grassroots partners. Currently we are partnering with 10 organizations managing ESPERA community lending pools. Our partners range in size from 20 to 300 members. Most are located in rural communities, though a couple are in large cities. All are working locally for justice for women.
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organization dedicated to the promotion of social, cultural, educational and economic ties between the people of Minnesota, USA and the people of Sri Lanka.
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For over 50 years, Minnesota-Uruguay Partners of the Americas has promoted friendship, cultural understanding and societal development in Uruguay and Minnesota.
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Investing in LGBTQ entrepreneurs across generations and borders.
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The purpose of MSAADA Architects, non-profit corporation, is to provide professional Architectural and Engineering (A/E) services in the planning, design and implementation of building projects for organizations dedicated to serving others. The services provided focus on assisting those with building projects dedicated to life-enhancing services such as education, medical services, and spiritual expression. Emphasis is given to activities in the Developing World, as the corporation was created in response to the need for such services. Priority is further given to providing these A/E services for organizations with a commitment to assist the Worldwide Church.
(No further information available at this time.)
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Nibakure Community Village (NCV) strengthens community capacity and serves as a bridge for empowering vulnerable youth and disadvantaged adults in Kanazi, Nyamata, Bugesera District, Rwanda.
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Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a global civilian protection agency (NGO) based in humanitarian and international human rights law. Our mission is to protect civilians in violent conflicts through unarmed strategies, build peace side by side with local communities, and advocate for the wider adoption of these approaches to safeguard human lives and dignity. NP envisions a worldwide culture of peace in which conflicts within and between communities and countries are managed through nonviolent means. We are guided by principles of nonviolence, non-partisanship, primacy of local actors, and civilian-to-civilian action.
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NPH USA supports Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for "Our Little Brothers and Sisters"), which is fully supporting nearly 3,100 vulnerable boys and girls in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. An additional 3,200 children who live outside the homes receive scholarships, meals and healthcare. NPH community outreach programs provided over 114,000 services in 2018.
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WE BELIEVE EVERY CHILD WITH HEART DISEASE GETS A CHANCE TO LIVE A HEALTHY LIFE. Our mission is to develop cost-effective medical technologies to enable early diagnosis of heart diseases in children who live in low resource areas of the world, thereby improving health outcomes.
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Catalyzing community-led transformation in rural Africa
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Our mission is to empower and unite the diverse people of Liberia as active participants in their individual, community, and national development by harnessing the actualizing and mobilizing capacity of their unique creative, artistic, and inventive culture.
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The word Pambazuka is used in Swahili to describe dawning of the first hint of light at sunrise. Pambazuka Africa is helping God’s precious children to see a future made brighter by the light of Christ. People with disabilities have special needs and need specialized help. Our mission is to provide financial, practical, and spiritual support in the areas of healthcare, rehabilitation, and education to people with disabilities in East Africa. Pambazuka Africa was founded as a non-profit organization in 2010 by Rebecca Busch and Alex Mnyangabe, after they spent time in the preceding years working with many people with disabilities in the Karatu area of Tanzania. Our organization benefits from the combination of Rebecca's skills and knowledge as a pediatric rehabilitation nurse, and Alex's cultural knowledge and leadership skills. We are also blessed to have Esther Ebae Muthoni, our Operations Manager living in Karatu to keep our projects moving forward. Pambazuka Africa's other board members also have experience with those with special needs.
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Partners in Food Solutions, an independent nonprofit organization, works to increase the growth and competitiveness of food companies in Africa and beyond. In doing so, we improve access to safe, nutritious, affordable food and promote sustainable economic development across food value chains. We do this by inspiring business leaders and linking highly-skilled corporate volunteers from our consortium of leading companies with promising entrepreneurs and other influencers in the food ecosystem.
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Pathways To Children works to improve the lives of children in poverty in India and Africa. Specifically we partner with local NGOs in adopting and supporting schools, orphanages and medical facilities in these areas. We also create meaningful and measurable volunteer experiences for adults and student groups. We find these experiences "change the lives" of both the volunteer and the children they work with.
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Peace House Africa is a US-based nonprofit organization working in Tanzania, East Africa. Our goal is to create a positive, sustainable future for AIDS orphans and their communities. Peace House Africa's comprehensive approach is designed to provide a quality, effective education for children who have lost parents to AIDS, and to generate sustainable economic growth in their communities through technology research and business development. Peace House Africa opened Peace House Secondary School, a tuition-free boarding school for orphans and vulnerable children, in 2007. Our goal for the students who graduate from Peace House Secondary School is that they become the future innovators and job creators of Tanzania--young people who can build a sustainable future for their country.
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It is Print the Love's mission to celebrate the value and dignity of individuals in under-resourced communities through the gift of an instant photograph. It is our vision to see every person on earth feel loved, valued, and celebrated even amidst life’s most difficult trials; that all would have access to photographs of family, friends, and life’s most cherished memories and milestones.
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Partnering With Communities, Schools, And Teachers To Support Quality Education For Tanzanian Children And Youth
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Supporting the education and empowerment of African girls with current program in Ethiopia.
(No further information available at this time.)
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RREAL’s mission is to make solar energy accessible to everyone. We use the power of the sun to empower low-income communities across the globe with a clean, reliable source of energy. Skip the Grid is an initiative of RREAL’s that is demonstrating a resilient model of rural electrification with solar energy in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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To Partner with rural communities in Sierra Leone to redevelop health care systems and to overcome one of the world's highest maternal and child mortality rates.
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The Rural Integrated Development Program of Africa (RIDPA) is a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, MN. RIDPA employees and volunteers work together to help families and individuals dealing with extreme poverty and health issues in rural Africa. RIDPA is currently operating in Tanzania and East Congo, helping real people deal with real issues. RIDPA is working in partnership with Fifty Lanterns.
(No further information available at this time.)
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To improve the quality of life of this generation through sensitization (for attitude change), provision of quality education services and empowerment of communities and to demonstrate best practice in replicable and sustainable community development initiatives.
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Shelter For Life International (SFL) is an international faith-based relief and development organization with over 30 years experience in providing humanitarian assistance to post conflict countries around the world. SFLspecializes in providing sustainable aid solutions for internally displaced persons, refugees, ecological migrants, and disaster victims.
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Sierra Leone Foundation for New Democracy works in partnership with communities to build the foundation for citizens of all ages to deliberate and enact new, non-adversarial alternatives that nurture democratic relationships and decision-making within and among individuals, families, institutions, and the environment.
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Solar Kits For Change's mission is to uplift people by providing solar equipment and education to schools, communities and small business.
(No further information available at this time.)
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To strengthen youth development and support family stability. Sundance Family Foundation has significantly reduced its international profile. However, it has continued to fund a very small number of projects.
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Surge brings life-sustaining water and sanitation solutions to those in need and raises awareness of the global water crisis. It is a nonprofit organization registered in the United States and the United Arab Emirates with water, sanitation, and hygiene projects in nine countries and counting.Surge’s purpose is to . . .FUND projects that provide access to safe water.ENGAGE, EDUCATE, and EMPOWER communities around the world.INVEST in innovation that drives sustainable solutions.
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We specialize in getting clean water to the poor villages in central Tanzania - around the Dodoma area. We do complete water systems including 500 foot deep wells, and all the accompanying equipment, etc. We complete about one village per year at a cost of approximately $100K. We also manage an HIV/AIDS branch funded by Abbott Fund of Chicago.
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The Indika Alliance is a U.S. nonprofit focused on advancing human rights for India's domestic workers and preventing the labor trafficking of children and young women. We work in partnership with the National Domestic Workers Movement across 17 states in India.
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Harvesting unrealized agricultural potential to help African communities thrive
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Putting children first all over the world. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization by providing health care and immunizations, safe water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes, and every child has a safe and healthy childhood.
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Our Mission: Uniting Distant Stars, Inc. with operations in Africa, links future leaders and global innovators to educational resources and vocational training to influence positive changes in the world.
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The Human Rights Center works locally, nationally, and internationally to provide training, educational materials, and assistance to professionals, students, and volunteers working to promote and protect human rights. The Human Rights Center is dedicated to the human rights movement’s larger goal of creating a culture of equality, justice, and respect. Housed in the University of Minnesota Law School, the Human Rights Center operates at the nexus of theory and practice in the belief that strong scholarship and practical field work in human rights symbiotically enrich the quality of both.
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Our mission is to incentivize communities to develop sustainable agricultural practices by investing in natural products that protect the environment. Our vision is to grow a poverty-free Haiti.
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Every Child Matters and deserves the best education and health to realize her/his potential.
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Partnering with diverse communities to promote health and well-being.
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We believe that unleashing the full potential of scientists worldwide is our best hope for fighting global diseases, feeding our growing population, collecting data and protecting our planet. With your help, we can equip all scientists with the tools, training, and connections they need to be on the cutting edge of global discovery.
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West African Medical Missions is an organization of health care-minded individuals focused on aiding and strengthening health care systems in West Africa. The organization works to bring supplies, educational aids, and volunteers to West Africa annually.
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To train and equip economically disadvantaged women micro-entrepreneurs in rural and peri-urban East Africa to grow their enterprises profitably.
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World Encounter serves the working poor in the developing world through holistic community development. We nurture personal and community transformation through economic and social development, as we strive to alleviate material and spiritual poverty in rural villages. Women involved in our microloan program experience a growing sense of dignity, self-reliance, and confidence. Participating in lending circles fosters accountability and personal development and a vested interest in each other’s success; creating a ripple effect of generosity that extends to families and villages.Our goal is to see women and the villages they live in transformed in all aspects of their lives and relationships. Self-sufficiency and freedom from the effects of abject poverty are central to our mission.
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World Servants is a mission sending agency, which facilitates short-term mission trips serve/help in international communities, as well as within the United States (Appalachia and Native American Reservations).International Mission Statement: To mobilize a global network of people to impact the world through Jesus Christ through responding to physical and spiritual needs.U.S. Mission Statement: To develop and facilitate life-changing learning and serving experiences that bring hope to the world.Vision: Through training and short-term mission trips, our desire is to develop people as both servants and leaders in their everyday lives. We believe these learning opportunities will result in the transformation of individuals and communities across the globe.
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World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We work in nearly 100 countries, serving all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. We provide emergency assistance to children and families affected by natural disasters and civil conflict, work with communities to develop long-term solutions to alleviate poverty, and advocate for justice on behalf of the poor. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people.
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Transforming lives through shared global experience and intercultural learning.