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ChildAid to Eastern Europe

ChildAid transforms the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged babies, children and young people in Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. In conjunction with local partners we provide direct services to those who are abandoned, abused, disabled, neglected or from the poorest of families. We provide free rehabilitative treatment, social and educational inclusion programmes, life and vocational skills training, foster parenting promotion & support network plus practical assistance.

INGO "Doctors to Children"

DTC's mission is to protect the rights of at-risk children and families, and provide them with access to quality social, psychological and medical services. DTC's goals include: (1) Forming policies and public opinion around the issues of at-risk children and families, (2) Decreasing the number of neglected and abandoned children and at-risk children and families through prevention and multidisciplinary interventions, and (3) Providing access to high-quality medical, social and psychological care to at-risk children and families. To achieve these goals, DTC employs the following strategies: (1) Advocating for the rights of at-risk children and families; (2) Providing direct comprehensive assistance or access to care for street children, children in institutions, and at-risk families; (3) Preventing institutionalization and deinstitutionalizing children and adolescents through alternative forms of child placement, such as Russian foster families or transitional housing, and (4) Preventing child abandonment through comprehensive support to at-risk families.

The Andrey Rylkov Foundation

ARF is a grass-roots organization with a mission to promote and develop humane drug policy based on tolerance, protection of health, dignity and human rights. We use 4 key strategies: advocacy, human rights watchdog, service provision and capacity-building of affected communities.

Secours Catholique - Caritas France

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.)

AIDSLink International

To see HOPE restored in individuals and communities, as we together overcome the challenges of HIV and AIDS.

Donation & Transplantation Institute

DTI's mission is to save millions of lives by advancing organ donations and transplantation training. ------ OUR COMMITMENT 1. Raise organ donations around the world 2. Improve society's quality of life 3. Support regenerative medicine ----- AT DTI, we advise and support public and private international entities of the health sector in the creation, development and strengthening of networks, programs, services and / or research in donation and transplantation of organs, tissues and human cells, with the aim of improving the quality of life of the people.

Habitat International Coalition

The Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is the global network for rights related to habitat. Through solidarity, networking and support for social movements and organizations, HIC struggles for social justice, gender equality, and environmental sustainability, and works in the defense, promotion and realization of human rights related to housing and land in both rural and urban areas.

Migrant Clinicians Network

Our mission is to create practical solutions at the intersection of vulnerability, migration, and health.

International Society For The Prevention Of Child Abuse And Neglect


Kharkiv rehabilitation centre 'Pravo vibora'

The mission of organization is to improve the quality of life and integration in society of children and youth with disabilities by their integrated rehabilitation. . Goals: Creation of necessary conditions for rehabilitation of youth and children; Stakeholders and social institutes (academic, specialized general secondary and higher educational establishments, charitable foundations and community organizations) Involvement in disabled youth problem solving; Promotion of necessary informational, methodological and academic materials; overcoming negative disabled people stereotypes in society; promoting disabled youth employment and supporting them socially during employment process; training of graduates and students with disabilities for future careers and independent living (self-service in everyday life, environment orientation, communication basics, human rights acknowledgement, introduction to computer technologies), building skills for social relations, social environment adaptation; Psychological assistance for individuals with psychophysical disabilities and members of their families, assistance in case of force majeure situations; Optimal conditions creation for communication, work with creative youth, cooperation with the state youth services; Cooperation with domestic and international organizations that address the complex problems of disabled people rehabilitation.

Karelian Registry of unrelated donors of hematopoietic stem cells

The mission of the Karelian Registry is to save lives. Transplantation of bone marrow is the only chance to save many people, in particular, kids and teenagers, who suffer from leukemia and other deadly diseases. The more people we list as marrow donors, the more chances we give to thousands yet incurable patients, whom we are able to help. Whom do we aid? The Karelian Registry finds compatible donors for the patients who urgently need bone marrow transplantation. An acceptable bone marrow donor is very hard to find: on average, only 1 of 10 000 donors is compatible. Donors from abroad are genetically different from Russian people, and the number of donors from Russia is still very small. Thus, the main aim of the Karelian Registry is to dramatically increase the number of bone marrow donors in Russia. We are moving towards this aim in the following ways: (i) Telling people about bone marrow donorship, destroying myths and fears of transplantation and donorship, evaluating risks for the donor and for the patient, we facilitate more and more people to become deliberately listed as bone marrow donors. (ii) Growing the donor database, we give hope to the growing number of patients, who suffer from leukemia and other blood disorders, and whose only chance is bone marrow transplantation. (iii) Working in a wide team of volunteers to aid those, who desperately need help, we construct an honest professional environment based on humanism, voluntariness, and unmercenariness, which allows the team members to implement their demands for self-fulfilment, self- and mutual respect. (iv) Giving our business partners and philanthropists an opportunity to take part in charitable programs, we allow them to increase their self-esteem and gain respect from the society. How many patients in Russia need bone marrow transplantation? More than 4,000 people need the transplantation every year, and only less than 20% of them can find a related donor. With only 45,000 donors listed, less than 200 unrelated transplantations are performed in Russia. As many as 4,000,000 bone marrow donors are required for Russia. What are the unique features of the Karelian Registry? The Karelian Registry the only non-state registry of bone marrow donors in Russia. The Registry has great experience in donor recruiting and in searches for compatible donors. The donors listed in the Registry are available worldwide. The Registry is a member of The World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA), Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide (BMDW), Bone Marrow Donor Search system of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Armenia (BMDS). The Karelian Registry is registered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS)

That Athletes With An Intellectual Impairment Across The World Have The Opportunity To Achieve Excellence In Sport And High-Level Competition