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World Central Kitchen was founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés following the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The non-profit of chefs creates smart solutions to end hunger and poverty serving over 3 million meals this past year to victims of natural disasters around the globe. In addition to natural disaster response, World Central Kitchen operates several long-term programs to help communities rebuild after a disaster. Some of these programs include a culinary school, bakery, and restaurant in Haiti, and a grant program in Puerto Rico to help smallholder farms and food businesses rebuild and flourish.
ISPCAN’S MISSION IS TO STRENGTHEN THE WORK OF INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO: • PREVENT ABUSE, NEGLECT AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN • PROMOTE THE WELLBEING OF CHILDREN
Aravind Eye Foundation was established in 2000 to promote sustainable, high-quality, patient-centric eye care and eliminate needless blindness throughout the world. It does so by sharing best practices and facilitating partnerships with universities, social enterprises, other non-profits, and interested individuals and through its targeted investment in capacity building, community outreach, medical research, and patient support. Aravind Eye Foundation is part of the internationally renowned Aravind Eye Care System.
Basic Health International exists to eliminate cervical cancer on a global level through cutting edge research for the prevention and treatment of cervical cancer in low resource settings. Through research and field-work in Latin American countries, BHI is creating a scalable blueprint of sustainable strategies that can be applied in communities throughout the world to prevent, identify, and treat cervical cancer. Aligned with the World Health Organization’s mission to eliminate cervical cancer globally by 2030, BHI’s team of experts focuses on research, community education, outreach, and policy. During COVID-19 we are building laboratory infrastructure for SARS-CoV-2 testing which can later be used for the HPV testing critical to cervical cancer elimination.
CARITAS AUSTRIA is an internationally operating non-profit organisation (donations are tax-deductible Reg. Nr. SO1126; equivalent 501(c)(3) US organization) under the mission of the Austrian Catholic church and pursues solely and directly charitable and benevolent objectives. CARITAS AUSTRIA relief work addresses the needy in their entirety, taking also into consideration their physical, psychological and spiritual-religious backgrounds. CARITAS AUSTRIA commits itself to providing assistance to people in need which is done without regard to creed, ethnicity or ideology of those seeking help. In its operations CARITAS AUSTRIA is guided by respect for the dignity and self-determination of the people it serves. There are more than 1,000 places throughout Austria where CARITAS AUSTRIA helps people in need. In the areas of caregiving, supporting people with disabilities, hospices, in the social counseling centers, on assignment for families in need or for older people who cannot afford heating. CARITAS AUSTRIA - this comprises its fulltime staff, but above all, also the roughly 50.000 volunteers and each and every one of you who supports our work. CARITAS AUSTRIA's main activities are aiming at social support and advocacy for those in need. These activities are taking place in Austria and abroad, whereas the main focus is lying on national work in Austria. Inside and outside of Austria, CARITAS AUSTRIA always aims at addressing the basic needs of the vulnerable taking also into consideration their social and cultural background.
The Haitian Global Health Alliance’s purpose is to support GHESKIO, a world-class research, treatment, and training facility and partner of Weill Cornell Medical College. Founded by renowned HIV/AIDS pioneers, GHESKIO was the first institution in the world dedicated to the fight against AIDS. GHESKIO is widely recognized for implementing and evaluating effective strategies for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. By Haitians and for Haitians, GHESKIO provides comprehensive health services free of charge, giving patients the care, knowledge, and support they need to regain their health and become productive, engaged members of their community. GHESKIO serves over 120,000 patients each year.
We put our utmost efforts into restoring a self-supporting livelihood both economically and mentally to those people who have been stricken with hardship due to conflicts and disasters. We do so promptly, precisely, and flexibly by fully utilizing local human and material resources, considering this the most promising way to revitalize the society.