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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.

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.

Fundacion Vicente Ferrer

MISSION To eradicate extreme poverty in rural areas of southern India. To improve the living conditions of India's most disadvantaged groups, enhance their dignity and self-esteem, and help them achieve the necessary means to combat poverty. To ensure sustainable development with the active involvement and leadership of the communities. To reach as many poor people as possible and help organize them both individually and as community-based organizations, affording them strength, confidence, and the ability to lead their own development. To transform the semi-desert land through a holistic approach involving land, water, vegetation, and livestock development and to ensure the people live in harmony with natural resources. To sensitize men and women to the inherent discrimination and violence against women in both family and society, and to develop appropriate support systems and networks to fight such discrimination. To help people with disabilities gain equal rights and opportunities in every area of development, as well as access to all resources and services related to health, education, livelihood, and rehabilitation, helping them live a dignified life. To build a dynamic and creative organization that strives to participate in all development efforts and is spiritual in its motivation, based on knowledge and skills, shares the aspirations and struggles of the poor, and, though permanent in time, adapts to the changing times and needs. To raise public awareness about the living conditions of the rural and urban poor and to promote a more caring society. VISION For everyone from poor and oppressed communities to live with justice, dignity, and socioeconomic equality, and for all people to live in peace and harmony with one another. For people to live in harmony with nature, on land capable of sustaining its population. VALUES Permanence: We are a long-term project. Respect: We respect the people's culture and customs. Participation: We encourage the active participation and leadership of our stakeholders. Action: We have an action-based work philosophy. Accountability: We believe in efficient and accountable program and financial management. Humanism: We are strong believers in people and their capacity to help others. OUR PRINCIPLES RDT-Vicente Ferrer believes that people are the main actors in their development process and ensures their active involvement and leadership in the programs. The organization endorses a multi-sectoral approach with a view to enhancing people's overall progress. As a result, RDT addresses all major areas of development, including access to quality education, improved livelihoods, ecologyand the environment, equal opportunities for people with disabilities, women's development and empowerment, and access to healthcare. We organize, at a grassroots level, women, men, andpeople with disabilities into groups to enhance their strength, confidence, and ability to resolve their own issues and problems. An important RDT-Vicente Ferrer approach is the continuous sharing of knowledge, skills, and awareness about all aspects of life. Collaboration with the government and other NGOs to draw maximum benefits from development. To raise people's awareness and support their use of government schemes and resources. Though the organization has a special program forwomen's development, it believes that women's progress should be a factor in every area of work and life, including education, where emphasis is placed on young girls, and healthcare, for the overall well-being of women and girls. We believe in continuous training and orientation for staff members and people. We also have an HR department that regularly organizes internal and external training sessions for staff members of all levels and people on leadership, group building, problem solving, and gender-related matters, among others. To create an efficient human organization capable of acting regardless of where the need arises, even in emergencies. We believe that we must have a strong organization focused on community development, yet flexible and able to accommodate the changing needs of the people. RDT-Vicente Ferrer also stresses continuous dialogue with people and seeks to ensure its programs are useful and practical. An empathetic approach to helping individuals in severe distress due to chronic or acute illness, abandonment, or abuse of any kind.

Asociacion Espanola Contra el Cancer Junta Provincial de Madrid

This Association has as its main and fundamental purpose the struggle against cancer by means of all possible methods known at the present time or those to be discovered in the future, through the development of functions and activities consisting of information programs, preventative measures, research, training and those involving medical and social care.

Aldeas Infantiles SOS de Espana

To serve children, youth, and families at risk, providing them with the needed social integration to join the city's social like, offering them the needed educational, training, and social assistance, improving their personal skills, school performance and use of leisure and freee time, and also to compensate socio-educational and the environmental defiencies, avoiding a possible institutionalization of children.

Fundacion Menudos Corazones

The mission is to carry out programmes and activities necessary to improve the quality of life of people with congenital heart defects and their families. The activities that the foundation can make to achieve this main purpose are: 1) To inform and guide the parents or legal guardians of children and adolescents with congenital heart defects, in the medica! and social aspects. 2) Help affected familias in everything they need. 3) Contribute to assure that the Paediatric Cardiology Services have enough human and technical tools and the necessary material in arder to develop their work adequately. 4) Ensure that children and young people with congenital heart defects receive the support from qualified staff. 5) Promete the research and study of congenital heart disease, its causes, its treatment and its prevention in childhood and youth, as well as its social and economical impact. 6) Encourage communication between the different hospitals involved in congenital heart disease. 7) To ensure that the European Charter on the rights of hospitalizad children is a reality. 8) To raise awareness of congenital heart defects among the society. 9) Open channels of communication and collaboration with people or public/private entities whose activity can help to ensure the achievement of the aims of the foundation. 10) To carry out professional training projects and other projects of the same nature which have the objective of promoting the occupational integration of this group.

Coopera - Jovenes para la cooperacion internacional al desarrollo

Coopera's MISSION is to carry out projects that improve the quality of life of our beneficiaries and contribute to reducing poverty and injustice in the world. We are committed to Education as the engine of progress. Access to education at any of its levels, education and professional training are the objective of our projects and are always present in them, whether they are educational or from other areas. We work in Development Cooperation Projects in African and South American countries in areas of education, training and professional training; in agricultural, environmental and food sovereignty projects. We work with communities and mainly with women. In Spain and Europe we mainly work on social awareness through Education for Development projects. For this we have our own Development Education Strategy. A third pillar of our activity is the Social Projects with which we try to promote people, especially women in long-term unemployment, from our immediate environment. We also work in health protection programs for children in Africa

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.

Associacio Protectora d'animals d'Ordal (APAO)

Apao Sanctuary provides a welcoming home for cats that have nowhere else to turn. We believe all cats have the right to live, whether they are old, disabled, unsociable or positive to leukemia or immunodeficiency virus. We strive to provide a loving home where our feline friends can live out the rest of their lives in comfort.

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)

1. To act as a leading organisation and a global voice for the rights of those who face discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 2. To work towards achieving equality, freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people through advocacy, collaborative actions, and by educating and informing relevant international and regional institutions as well as governments, media and civil society. 3. To empower our members and other human rights organisations in promoting and protecting human rights, irrespective of people's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics and to facilitate cooperation and solidarity among ILGA regions and members. 4. To promote the diversity and strengths of persons of diverse SOGIESC around the world.

Fundacion Querer

We are a non-profit institution created in 2016 whose resources are entirely dedicated to the foundational purposes: Education, research and dissemination and social awareness related to children with special educational needs derived from their neurological diseases and who specifically suffer from Language Disorder such as consequence of their illnesses and / or disorders. The mission of the Querer Foundation is to promote the creation of multidisciplinary work groups that have the capacity to diagnose and investigate neurological disorders related to language from a clinical, pharmacological, neurological, and educational point of view. The Querer Foundation has an inclusive and disruptive vision. We want to bring together under the umbrella of Education, Research, and Communication all agents and institutions that have a genuine interest in researching the brain, rare neurological diseases, and epilepsy. The Querer Foundation is a non-profit institution that believes in equality and equity. Equal opportunity, fair treatment in life and diversity from difference. We believe in Different Education for different children.

The Spanish Commission for Refugee Aid

CEAR's mission is to defend and promote human rights and the comprehensive development of refugees, stateless persons and migrants in need of international protection and/or at risk of social exclusion.