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Equality Now creates linkages between the voices and experiences of women and girls and the governmental, community and private institutions that govern their lives; mobilizes national and international public pressure on behalf of their stated needs; and brings together individuals and organizations sharing this common vision of human equality.
We are a global champion for the human rights of women and girls. We use our powerful networks to find, fund, and amplify the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo. By shining a spotlight on critical issues, we rally communities of advocates who take action and invest money to empower women.
Our mission is to protect endangered turtles through turtle conservation and volunteer tours, fundraising for key nesting beaches through Billion Baby Turtles, promoting equity in the sea turtle community, and educational programs in the US and Latin America.
Asociacion Aldeas Infantiles SOS Costa Rica is a non-profit organization of private character and social development, founded in 1949 in Imst, Austria. Our country is a declared state since 2013 and declared of public utility. We are a present in 134 countries where we serve more than 400 000 children and their families. We are also members of UNESCO and advised by the ONU Economic and Social Council. Our reason for being. There are a number of social, economic, cultural, political and external factors in Latin America and the Caribbean that, at times associated with unfavorable socio-economic situations, may put children at risk of losing care for their families or significant adults. The complex interaction between these factors, such as natural disasters, armed conflict, interfamily and gender violence, problematic drug use, commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking, migration, among others; Expose children and their families to a situation of greater vulnerability, requiring responses to guarantee the exercise of their rights. In this sense, in the Asociacion Aldeas Infantiles SOS Costa Rica we work for the children right of family living. We develop actions to prevent the loss of family care, provide care alternatives for children who were separated from their families and develop advocacy actions, seeking to create the necessary conditions for children to fully exercise their rights. ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE 2 What do we do? We work for the children right of family living. The organization's efforts are aimed at preventing the loss of children's family care, and when it is lost, we provide them with alternatives of care, always working to bring the children back to their families and communities whenever possible or other possibilities of family living. How do we do it? 1. To prevent the loss of family care we carry out support actions for family and community strengthening through: Pedagogical proposals of daily care for children Capacity building of children and their families Coordination of local networks work. 2. For those children who lost family care we provide care alternatives based on family environments, seeking their integral development and considering their particular situation and the needs of each locality. Family life care: usually under the SOS family model, in the village houses, where we promote that children have a stable affective referent for as long as it require, promoting if possible the reinstatement to their family of origin. 3. We carry out awareness actions in order to ensure quality standards in the care of all children. We advocate the states to strengthen and improve social protection systems, carrying out campaigns and programs, to ensure that all children, adolescents and young people have a full exercise of their rights, especially a family living.
Trees for All plants trees for life. Trees and forests play a crucial role in tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity. There is no life without trees. That is why we are planting new forests worldwide, restoring degraded forests and raising people's awareness of the importance of trees - whether close to home or on the other side of the world. Our projects help create a better climate, more biodiversity and healthier living conditions for everyone.
TECHO (teh-choh) is a youth-led non-profit organization that works in informal settlements to create a just society without poverty. Today over 200 million people live in poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. No proper home, no potable water, sewage, or electricity access. Our mission is to change that reality, working to create system-changing solutions to end poverty and shape a future we all want to live in. From Europe, we mobilise young European volunteers and raise funds to support our local projects in Latin America and the Caribbean through monthly contributions, responses to calls for projects, fundraising events and partnerships with companies.
Strengthen the current work network of professionals and families, oriented towards the four main pillars of the foundation: mutual help groups for parents, investigation and prevention of perinatal deaths, visibility of the problem in society, specialized training in support of perinatal grief.
Fifty Shades of Aid CIC is an online community and global network that supports professional aid workers, and helps them meet the challenges that come with this line of work. We provide a protected online space in which aid workers can discuss these challenges frankly and honestly, find support from peers and access appropriate expertise. We also campaign for better safeguarding of aid staff at work. Fifty Shades of Aid CIC also provides members with additional services such as newsletters, personal action resources, support to individuals in need and access to providers of key services.
Contribute to the overcoming of poverty promoting greater levels of equity and social integration, which assures sustainable human development of the people that live today in poverty and social exclusion.
FOBC's mission is to support the work and global programmes of Barefoot College International by receiving and managing tax efficient donations to support this work. FOBC was created specifically for supporting Barefoot College International's work to improve the lives of people and especially women living in rural poverty through an innovative combination of solar engineering training and renewable energy equipment provision, education, and regionally targeted entrepreneurial, microenterprise and livelihood training aimed at raising remote communities around the world out of poverty.