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INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP OF ROTARIAN DOCTORS

MISSION: The mission of IFRD is to develop a global friendly association of Rotarian Doctors and Allied Professionals who will support and promote Rotary International and its goals in their respective roles as physicians, scientists, and healers, to bring about world peace and understanding through high ethical standards in Service and Fellowship OBJECTIVES To encourage fellowship among Doctors and other health workers by arranging regular meetings in each area/district/region, and a get-together at International Conventions an Annual General Meeting ("AGM"). To encourage participation in large scale health programs by volunteering, giving advice or service in other countries; also visiting and offering training, as well as, experiencing practice in other countries. To maintain contact with other members of the Fellowship in adjacent or distant areas by visits, exchange programs or telemedicine and related activities. To recognize individuals who have provided exceptionally unique service to their profession and to Rotary.

Smart Villages Foundation

Can remote villages have the same opportunities as urban centres? Can rural residents have access to careers, clean water, healthcare, education, productive agriculture and communication-without leaving their villages? Smart Villages believes that people in remote villages deserve the same opportunities as everyone else. Remote villages are often "off the grid" and do not have a reliable supply of energy for lighting homes, cooking, charging mobile phones, or powering businesses. The energy sources they do have, such as kerosene lamps, are often harmful to their health. The national grid may never reach many of these remote villages, but other solutions exist. We believe that energy access in off-grid communities is one of the services that can change lives-but only if it is implemented for the long-term and includes community involvement and training. And for development to happen sustainably, energy and other technologies must be harnessed for productive use, and for the innovative provision of community-level services (for example health and education), so that community residents are able to access all the basic services they need, despite their physical remoteness. Every village can be a "smart village." Smart Villages has provided policy makers, donors and development agencies concerned with rural energy access with new insights on the real barriers to energy access and innovation-driven rural development in villages in developing countries - technological, financial and political - and how they can be overcome. We are focusing more on remote off-grid villages, where local solutions (home- or institution-based systems, and mini-grids) are both more realistic and cheaper than national grid extension. But our approach is equally valid in other situations. Our concern is to ensure that energy access goes hand in hand with smarter, more integrated thinking about rural communities, and results in development and the creation of 'smart villages' in which many of the benefits of life in modern societies are available. In our ongoing work, we aim to demonstrate how Smart Villages and integrated rural development initiatives can be created in a sustainable and community-driven manner, and to evidence how this new holistic rural development paradigm can yield superior, lasting development impacts. We are also committed to investigating innovative technologies that can help deliver some of these integrated development objectives - for example innovative agricultural technology, cold storage, ICT access, remote education and telemedicine. We aim to win grant funding, and raise charitable funding, to implement projects to help catalyse sustainable community-led and focussed rural development worldwide, but particularly in Africa, where we already have a number of active projects.

World Villages for Children UK

Our mission is to save children from poverty. We support the programmes of the Sisters of Mary who have established schools - the majority of which are boarding schools - for the poorest children from all faiths worldwide. They provide them with access to food, healthcare and shelter as well as quality accredited education and vocational training tailored to the skill needs of the local economy. With the chance of an education these children can realise their full potential, secure employment and transform their lives - permanently. When we educate one child we help whole families and our impact reaches far beyond each of our 20,000 students currently enrolled. Our work lifts entire communities out of their lives of suffering and despair. We give these children and their families hope for a long lasting and brighter future. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, more than 150,000 children have already graduated from these programmes and thousands more lives have been changed for the better.

Born Free Foundation

Born Free's mission is to keep wildlife in the wild. We work tirelessly to ensure that all wild animals, whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect and are able to live their lives according to their needs. As a leading wildlife charity, we oppose the exploitation of wild animals in captivity and campaign to keep them where they belong - in the wild. We promote Compassionate Conservation to enhance the survival of threatened species in the wild and protect natural habitats while respecting the needs and safeguarding the welfare of individual animals. We seek to have a positive impact on animals in the wild and protect their ecosystems in perpetuity, for their own intrinsic value and for the critical roles they play within the natural world. Our consistent motivation and aim since 1984 has been to protect wild animals, whether free living or in captivity. We are dedicated to the wellbeing of animals and humans, recognising that achieving co-existence is vital for the continuation of life on earth. It takes courage and determination to promote the well-being of wild animals who are unable to speak for themselves. Challenging individuals and organisations who stand in the way of improving outcomes for wild animals, local communities and the environment, is not always easy or straightforward. We actively engage in projects that address conservation, welfare, education and policy. Conservation Born Free is committed to our global conservation projects, supporting a vast array of species from lions to elephants, gorillas and tigers, wolves and bears, to name just a few. All of these wild animals face their own particular threats and challenges which we approach according to specific need. This may include addressing habitat loss and degradation, poaching, exploitation and the wildlife trade, conflict, policy failure, or other social pressures. Field conservation only ever has a meaningful impact if it is implemented over the long-term. Conservation often needs to take place in complex socio-political environments, where threats are constantly evolving, changing or increasing in magnitude. Born Free has a distinct track record of sustainable, long-term delivery. We have been supporting Ethiopian wolf conservation for a quarter of a century, protecting tigers in India for seventeen years, and addressing human-lion conflict mitigation in Kenya for over a decade. Welfare Building on over three decades of experience, Born Free's animal welfare programme continues to expose captive wild animal suffering that occurs in circuses, menageries and to animals kept as 'pets' by private individuals. Whenever possible, our expert teams rescue, rehabilitate and provide lifetime care for wild animals who have been treated cruelly or captured illegally. Our ability and capacity to rescue animals, however, is all too often determined by the resources available. Long-term, sustainable investment into our animal rescue and sanctuary programmes means we can help more animals. Education Local communities, far from being part of the problem, are, in fact, part of the solution. Born Free works with local communities to develop trust and strong working relationships through co-operation, commitment and understanding. Our investment in these relationships is vital for a future which embraces human-wildlife co-existence. Our education programmes are popular but currently limited by capacity. We are always seeking to reach more children and communities, and provide extensive educational and life-skills resources, throughout the areas in which we operate. Even small investments in education can have dramatic and lasting results and we would be delighted to talk about how you can support education, community empowerment and social change. Wildlife Policy Born Free's wildlife policy operates at the highest levels, influencing national governments, regional associations and global entities such as the UN. Our work involves detailed research, representation and advocacy at decision-making conferences that set the international framework for the ongoing relationship between humanity, nature and the environment. . This is international work at the top table, where our vision and experience can make a real contribution. The human resources and collateral necessary to influence policy and legislation must match our ambition for a more sustainable, more compassionate, more inclusive world where people and wildlife can coexist. Achieving Long Term Sustainable Results Since our establishment in 1984, we have achieved and continue to develop long-term, sustainable conservation, education, wild animal welfare and wildlife policy projects. Some examples of our achievements to date include: The building of over 300 predator-proof bomas ,night time stockades, in Amboseli, Kenya, which have reduced conflict and contributed to the growth of the lion population from 50 individuals in 2010 to over 200 today. Over 20 years' support for the Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme, whose long-term protection and monitoring programme has been vital in sustaining the 500 wild individuals that represent the most endangered canid in the world. The Satpuda Landscape Tiger Partnership brings together seven conservation organisations across central India, and works to protect wild tigers and promote co-existence. Tiger numbers in central India have increased by almost 70% in the last five years through the painstaking work of such conservation organisations. An expanding UK education programme including Creative Nature, our bi-annual publication Hear the Roar, school outreach, curriculum-driven teaching materials, conservation clubs, and the nationwide Great Debate. Since 2014, a growing international education initiative, which now works with numerous schools in many African countries to deliver activities and extra-curricular clubs, introducing over 49,000 young people and rural community members to the wealth of natural wildlife around them and inspiring the conservationists of the future. The Raise the Red Flag campaign, highlighting and exposing the suffering endured by so many wild animals in captivity, has received 35,000 public reports in 20 years. Now sponsored by BA Holidays, the interactive campaign encourages the reporting of wild animal cruelty throughout the world to increase awareness and to enable us to campaign for tougher laws and legal protections. The lifetime care in Born Free operated or supported sanctuaries of 95 rescued lions, leopards, cheetah and tigers along with countless other carnivores, primates, birds, reptiles and ungulates, offering each one the best possible care in a natural environment. Serving as the UK's zoo watchdog for more than 35 years, exposing the exploitation and poor standards that compromise the welfare of wild animals in captivity, and leading efforts to end the use of wild animals in travelling circuses across the UK. Persistent influencing of international and national legislation and policy. Outcomes include an increase of international legal protection for many species, the introduction of EU Zoos Directive, the ending of the keeping of dolphins in captivity in the UK, the banning of wild animals in circuses in several jurisdictions, the introduction of the UK Ivory Act, and the global ban on the international ivory trade, to name a few. Ongoing and effective campaigns to end cruel and unsustainable wildlife exploitation by trophy hunters, poachers and traffickers, and governments. Born Free is driven by world-class professionals. Our staff are highly-qualified and experienced in conservation, welfare, policy and education. Our team leaders include Dr Nikki Tagg (Conservation), Dr Chris Draper (Head of Animal Welfare & Captivity), Laura Gosset MSc (Head of Education) and Dr Mark Jones (Head of Policy). We have the invaluable support of our Chief Scientist Professor Claudio Sillero and of our special advisor Dr Cheryl Mvula MBE, to name just a few. Based on decades of experience, our teams are able recognise which interventions should be prioritised for greatest impact and who to work with to achieve sustainable success. They and their teams, are supported by robust monitoring, evaluation and management systems. Our Executive President, Will Travers, has built up an unparalleled network of contacts over more than three decades at Born Free. The Foundation is guided by a Board of Directors who contribute their time and expertise from a range of disciplines including law, finance, animal advocacy, public speaking, media, business, personal development and executive recruitment. Population expansion, global industrialisation, land conversion and infrastructure development; along with pollution, climate change, over-exploitation, and conflict with people, mean wild animal populations are increasingly under threat. A million species are now believed to be threatened with extinction. Born Free is committed to addressing the well-being of all wild animals and with best practice, compassion and integrity we will endeavour to keep wildlife in the wild.

Association Montessori Internationale

Educateurs sans Frontieres (EsF), a division of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), is a network of Montessori practitioners, working with communities, governments and other partners to advance human development from the prenatal stage to early childhood care and education, continuing through to elementary, adolescence, adulthood and the elderly.

Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ

Commitment to motivating people especially the poor and the less privileged to live venerable and dignified life through credibility structured programmes of evangelization at all levels, education at all levels and every dimension, varied medical services, humanitarian services, self -realization and self empowerment opportunities

Akili Dada

Akili Dada's Mission is to nurture transformative leadership in girls and young women from underserved backgrounds to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership A perfect metaphor for Akili Dada's core values is "stile" - an arrangement of steps that allows people to climb over a fence or wall. Our core values inform our work and encompass: 1. Sisterhood: we are committed to building a network of solidarity and support across the Akili Dada sisterhood. 2.Leadership: we are committed to creating social change through growth at the personal, communal, national, and international levels. 3.Integrity: we believe it takes courage to stand by your principles and uphold what is right. 4.Transformation: we encourage independent thinking and virtue in everything we do. 5.Excellence: we strive for distinction and brilliance in every aspect of our work.

Jobortunity

Jobortunity exists to transform the lives of youth in Tanzania by making them employable. We offer youth from vulnerable backgrounds, that otherwise wouldn't have access to education due to systemic barriers, an opportunity to change their trajectory. The impact Jobortunity has on youth has far reaching implications for the community and the nation - it helps to develop the economy, break the cycle of generational poverty, and create a talent pipeline for employers. Tanzania faces a massive youth unemployment problem. According to the statistics, only 2 out of 100 youth in Tanzania attain employment after schooling (Source: Prime Minister's Office - Jobs, Youth, Employment and people with disabilities, Mwananchi Data, 2019). However, employers report that they struggle to find qualified employees and their retention rate is very low. When we began to study this situation in 2008, this equation didn't add up. We identified that the root of the problem is a skills gap i.e. youth lack the knowledge, skills and especially the attitude for employment - youth in general are untrained in the 21st century skills required to obtain and retain a job in the modern workplace. Therefore, Jobortunity has developed an approach to fill this skills gap and teach 21st century skills to youth from vulnerable and challenging backgrounds. Our 3H (Head, Hands & Heart) and Hi5 approaches instill the skills needed for youth to successfully engage with the constantly changing professional world. For the past 11 years, Jobortunity youth have become self-reliant, are employable, and retain jobs. More than on average 75% of our graduates obtain a decent job and remain employed. Moreover, the feedback from employers is positive and they continue to request and hire our graduates. Communities have also reaped far-reaching benefits. Every person with a job supports at least 3 to 5 family members, and many of our graduates have been able to return home to help build infrastructure to benefit the community at large. Graduates feel professionally fulfilled in their working environment and live balance and meaningful lives. Our mission is that disadvantaged youth aged 18 to 25 secure decent employment in companies, feel professionally fulfilled in their working environment and live balanced and meaningful lives. In addition, we contribute to overcome the skills gap between youth (with and without formal education) and companies' employability needs. We provide companies with professional staff to strengthen the service industry in Tanzania. Our wider vision is that these young people can provide a dignified livelihood for themselves, they support their families and impact their communities in a positive and sustainable manner.

ELYON & FRIENDS TANZANIA

We envision a future where Tanzanian communities are well informed and educated, economically empowered and progressively achieves sustainable development goals as well as attains Tanzania development vision.

Hope SA foundation

HOPE SA feeding HOPE to all people in  South Africa and beyond.  We  strive to provide at least the basic human needs for mankind. Together with, Each One Help One, we can create positive impact in communities. Our core Mission is to align to the Act Now Campaign and align to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals(UNSDG's). It is good to be blessed, and better to be a Blessing.

Women Deliver

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.

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS PARTICIPATORY ORGANIZATION (SHIPO)

To contribute effectively to sustained improvement through increased self-awareness and facilitation of projects, based on the priority needs and capacities of people and other stakeholders and through facilitation of Private Sector Development