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YOUTH FOR CHRIST - GENERAL OVERVIEW The NGO Youth for Christ in Montevideo, Uruguay. Youth for Christ is an autonomous, non-profit organization. Since it began 40 years ago, Youth for Christ has worked actively to come along side marginalized population in Uruguay through formal programs. Our action is oriented primarily toward children, adolescents, young people and their families on three levels of intervention: - Personal (seeking holistic development) - Within the family and community (work to strengthen families, develop local networks, and encourage participation) - Political and structural (participate in constructing Social Policies and effective methods of intervention) In 1989, we began to work formally with the State and formed the Civil Society Organization Youth for Christ, Uruguay. Since then we have operated collectively with State organisms, International Organisms, and a wide variety of NGOs (non-government organizations) that work in the country. In Youth for Christ we run politically as a civil society organization. The General Assembly of partners is the sovereign body, which appoints a Board of Directors. This Board operates on an honorary basis and has a predetermined term of service. Youth for Christ works with a clear north, challenging but possible with Jesus Christ, which we express with simplicity in our mission: - Promote a culture in tune with the gospel and its values of justice, peace, solidarity, tolerance, love, and respect for the diversity. - For part of the Youth for Christ International family, adhering to the shared vision and mission of the organization.
Our mission is to aid and support children suffering from poverty, sickness, lack of education or who have experienced physical or moral violence, by offering them the opportunity and the hope of a new life. It is an independent, lay organisation and is also designated an ONLUS (Non-profit organisation of social value). It operates without discrimination of culture, ethnicity and religion and upholds the United Nations rights of the child. The Foundation works around the world and is closest to the weakest and most neglected children offering them food, medicine, health care, education and programmes for social reintegration. In pursuing its goal, Mission Bambini is inspired by the following values: freedom, justice, truth, respect for others and solidarity.
Our purpose is to reduce poverty, bring hope and solidarity to poor communities or individuals in France and worldwide. We bring assistance to families, children and young people but also to the most vulnerable (homelesses, migrants, prisoners etc.). We fight against isolation, help them to find employement and we ensure their social reintegration. We provide emergency responses but also long term support, development aid and we work on the causes of poverty. The action of Secours Catholique finds all its meaning in a global vision of poverty which aims at restoring the human person's dignity and is part and parcel of sustainable development. To do so, six key principles guide this action, both in France and abroad: Promoting the place and words of people living in situations of poverty Making each person a main player of their own development Joining forces with people living in situations of poverty Acting for the development of the human person in all its aspects Acting on the causes of poverty and exclusion Arousing solidarity The actions of Secours Catholique are implemented by a network of local teams of volunteers integrated into the diocesan delegations and supported by the volunteers and employees of the national headquarters. On an international level, Secours Catholique acts in cooperation with its partners of the Caritas Internationalis network. Key figures of Secours Catholique: 100 diocesan or departmental delegations 4,000 local teams 65,000 volunteers 974 employees 2,174 reception centres 3 centres : Cite Saint-Pierre in Lourdes, Maison d'Abraham in Jerusalem, Cedre in Paris 18 housing centres managed by the Association des Cites of Secours Catholique 162 Caritas Internationalis partners 600,000 donors Every year Secours Catholique encounters almost 700,000 situations of poverty and receives 1.6 million people (860,000 adults and 740,000 children). This daily mission led in the field by the local teams and delegations, with the support of national headquarters, pursues three major objectives which aim at exceeding the distribution action and limited aid: Receiving to reply to the primary needs (supplying food and/or health care aid, proposing accommodation, establishing an exchange and a fraternal dialogue, etc) Supporting to restore social ties (bringing together people in difficulty with an aim to reinsertion, encouraging personal initiatives and collective projects, establishing a mutual support helper-receiver of help relationship, etc) Developing to strengthen solidarity (proposing long lasting solutions, establishing a follow-up over the long term, encouraging collective actions carried out by people in difficulty etc.)
Fundacion Nativo is a non-profit organization, located in Caracas (Venezuela), which is dedicated to the socioeconomic and sustainable development of indigenous communities, without having to damage their environment or abandon their cultural or religious beliefs. Always favoring gender equality and integration of different sexual options. Vision: A world in which there is no inequality between the indigenous population and the rest of society. Where the native population is not considered as animals, pets or the disposable object of the fashion of the moment. Mission: Empower indigenous communities by promoting the conservation of their culture, defending the right to land and the preservation of their natural resources, promoting sustainable economic development in gender equality and sexual orientation, favoring access to communication channels to leave the information isolation and giving them a voice before the institutions to demand their rights and denounce the abuses to which they are subjects of. Our history: In 2014, investigating for a documentary, we made a stop in the mining area of Las Claritas. There we went to a brothel where a bingo was being held. The place was full of miners attentive to the draw, something that surprised us because bingo always seemed an activity for older people ... Until we saw the prize ... depending on the sexual orientation of the miner, the prize was a child or Indigenous girl no older than 10 years old, who waited to meet the owner of their destination inside a hole dug in the floor of the premises. When you see something like this with your own eyes, it is impossible to remain indifferent to the problem. We realized that, in this market of basic instincts, we could do little to diminish the demand (the illegal miners come from many countries and for them the Indians are less than animals), but we could have some possibility of diminishing the offer if we helped the development of indigenous communities. And that's how the Fundacion Nativa was born.
Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment—political and financial— in the lives of girls and women. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives.
Our mission is to fund local reputable NGO's that contribute to the development and social transformation of Venezuelan children.
Pallottine Missionary Foundation Salvatti.pl (Pallotynska Fundacja Misyjna Salvatti.pl) is an NGO, based in Poland. We support social work of missionaries: kindergartens, schools, health centres, hospitals, nutritional centres, we also fund scholarships for Africans, who study in their own countries. We also organize a course for missionary volunteers, who go to the countries of Global South to help and share their experience. We help in Africa: Rwanda, D.R. Congo, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Uganda, Senegal, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Zanzibar; Asia: India, Syria, Lebanon, Sri Lanca; South America: Colombia, Cuba, Uruguay, Venezuela, Argentina. The Foundation was founded in 2008. We have a long story of support different projects like building maternity in Kigali, building schools in Bivouvue, Esse in Cameroon, supporting kindergartens in Rwanda and D.R. Congo, building schools in Brobo and Ahouaukro in Ivory Coast. We organize debates on hot international social topics with famous experts like Carl Wilkens for the USA, the only American who stayed in Rwanda during the genocide, Nagy el-Khouri from Lebanon, Juan Grabois from Papal Counsel Justicia et Pax and many more. We cooperate with business to help to develop entrepreneurship among Africans. What we take care most is the education of children as we know that is an effective way to help children. In the process of helping the faith doesn't matter - we help all the people in need, regardless their faith. In Africa and India we help in education of children of all faiths. We do not ask for it. Some years ago we helped muslim village in Bosnia which suffered during the big flood. So we don't divide people according to their faith.
Fundacion Jacinto Convit (FJC) is a non-profit institution founded in June 2012 that preserves, protects and continues the work, projects, values and philosophy of the renowned scientist, physician and humanist Dr. Jacinto Convit. Inspired in the vision of social service through science, the FJC is comprised by a multidisciplinary team of professionals from the healthcare, basic, social and human sciences that develop research, social and educational programs to favor the local healthcare system, social progress and humanity in general. FJC is an independent institution that works in collaboration and alliance with public institutions, research centers, academia, multilaterals, non-profits and private organizations. Its aim is to work for the benefit of the most in need through high impact scientific and social programs. Institutions under Legal Agreement Hospital de Ninos "JM de los Rios" Instituto Oncologico "Dr. Luis Razzetti" Hospital San Juan de Dios Hospital Central de San Cristobal Instituto Autonomo Hospital Universitario de Los Andes Hospital Universitario de Caracas Ciudad Hospitalaria "Dr. Enrique Tejera" Banco Municipal de Sangre Institutional Collaborators St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA. Hospital San Juan de Dios. Barcelona, Spain. Escuela de Medicina "Jose Maria Vargas", Universidad Central de Venezuela. Sociedad Anticancerosa de Venezuela. Venezuela. Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas. Venezuela. Instituto de Estudios Avanzados. Venezuela. Laboratorio clinico Blau. Venezuela. Laboratorio Genomik. Venezuela. Programs Research Experimental Immunotherapy Unit (EIU) Develops therapeutic options for chronic and infectious diseases based on treatments directed to the patients immune system to fight a disease. Currently develops Dr. Convit's personalized breast cancer immunotherapy, ConvitVax, a potentially safe, effective, low cost treatment option for patients. Works to advance clinical trials in the US, South America and Europe using the ConvitVax. Aims to enhance Dr. Convits personalized immunotherapy by combining the ConvitVax with other therapies to increase the anti-tumor effect of the vaccine. Molecular Diagnostic Unit (MDU) Provides a highly specialized free medical assistance service for the molecular diagnosis of malignant neoplastic diseases (such as leukemia and some solid tumors) and infectious diseases (mainly HIV). Provides a service directed to the most vulnerable pediatric and adult population in the country who attend public hospitals that are under agreement with the FJC. Works with in-house protocols based on molecular techniques and generates scientific research based on rare findings in these pathologies. Contributes to the improvement of mortality and morbidity rates in patients with some types of cancer. Seeks to extend this program to all public oncology services in Venezuela to benefit a greater number of patients, as well as to develop new diagnostic tests in cancer. For certain tests, the FJC has become a Latin American reference, since it is the first molecular diagnostic laboratory in the region evaluating certain gene alterations based on these techniques. Educational Jacinto Convit Digital Library Develops a virtual library specialized in the works of Dr. Jacinto Convit in order to recover, preserve, and facilitate the access to bibliographic and hemerographic work, as well as all that is produced by or about him. Serves to support the programs executed by FJC by providing its resources and documents to the general, therefore contributing to the academic and social development of the country. Values through Science Brings the life, work and achievements of Dr. Jacinto Convit, and the work performed by the FJC, to educational institutions, communities, public and private institutions, congresses and events. Gives lectures, informative talks, film forums, presentation of documentaries, publication of educational materials and recreational activities. Aims to motivate and inspire all crowds with Dr. Convits life as a role model.
Contribuir a mejorar la alimentacion y la nutricion de los venezolanos mediante la promocion de propuestas de politicas y el desarrollo de estrategias de accion destinadas a mejorar la alimentacion, la nutricion y la salud de nuestra poblacion, en especial la de sus grupos vulnerables: ninos, ninas, embarazadas y adultos mayores.