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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.)
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.
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.
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.
We are a South African registered charity dedicated to encouraging disadvantaged individuals and communities to develop to their full potential in sport, education and health. We are committed to using sport as a tool to develop the disadvantaged and vulnerable youth. We do this by; 1. Using direct sports coaching - for its health benefits, improved emotional well being and increased life skills (teamwork, leadership, decision making, communication). 2. Using sport to discuss critical issues - by delivering curriculums on topics such as HIV / AIDS awareness in a fun and interactive manner on the sports field. 3. Using sport for improved education - by providing pathways to success for talented and dedicated individuals through scholarships to top local schools and tertiary education.
femLENS' mission is to visually educate and make technologically aware the most vulnerable and resourceless women of our society through documentary photography made accessible by mobile phone cameras and cheaper point and shoot cameras.
To expand, maintain and sustain the Jenaro Aguirre Elorriaga School that has become a full support system for the community of the slum Barrio 24 de Marzo; guaranteeing that children have access to fundamental Human Rights as a good education, a balanced nutrition and the good quality of their health care.
Transform the future of Venezuelan children and youth at risk, nurturing and educating them as integral, ethical and thoughtful leaders so that they are the ones who transform their community and their own family.
Our mission is to fund local reputable NGO's that contribute to the development and social transformation of Venezuelan children.
Mission: To grant children and young people (from 5 up to 18 years of age - not limited -) the theoretical-practical training and the values that will allow them to build a productive future, thus assuring their access to the labor market developing an entrepreneur spirit. Vision:To be a leading institution in children and young people's understanding of business concepts and work training. Venezuela's operation began in February, 1993. We are the local member nation representative of Junior Achievement Worldwide a global education non-for profit organization that began activities in the United States, founded by Horace Moses, Theodore Vail, and Sen. Murray Crane of Massachusetts in 1919. Junior Achievement began as a collection of small, after-school business clubs with educational and work training programs taught to public and private schools students. Currently, JA is present in 112 countries and almost everywhere in Latin America. We offer students and schools a wide portfolio of financial education education programs for them to receive the benefit of practical training that serves complement the traditional studies programs and facilitate young's people personal and professional development. We teach basic economics/business concepts and work training. We teach fundamental values for an integral development of young people. We offer managerial training of diverse types of virtual companies. We create dialogue opportunities between staff members of Companies and the students in order to offer an attractive image of the business world. We provide: The entrepreneur spirit by our example (role modeling) Values of respect, integrity and excellence. Education as the fundamental pillar of progress. Consolidation of dreams and goals by achieving the future today.
Provide financial and emotional support, and any other assistance to young people in financial difficulties, who are willing to improve their reality through formal study.
The Museum of Colonial Art in Caracas is dedicated to the Hispanic period in Venezuela and it has an extensive collection representative of the period. The Quinta de Anauco, location of the museum, was built in 1797. The Museum is led by the Friends of Venezuelan Colonial Art Association (AVAAC, for its acronym in Spanish), founded in 1942, is a non-profit organization of individual members, foundations, and corporations that with their contributions make the conservation of the museum and the realization of cultural events possible.