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Dravet Syndrome Foundation Spain (or Fundacion Sindrome de Dravet) is a non-profit organisation created and managed by a group of parents who do not resign themselves to the course of Dravet syndrome, a rare, catastrophic, lifelong form of epilepsy that begins in the first year of life. This group of parents fight against the disease through research, and to support other families affected.
The Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation's mission can be summed up in two words: People and Opportunities. The Foundation focuses on people with a view to generating opportunities for action that positively transform society. Commit to and accompany vulnerable people, people who are passionate about bettering themselves, who combine knowledge and vocation, and who, to sum up, want to help everyone who is looking for an opportunity... with a view to building a more humane world.
OUR MISSION, THE CREATION AND REALIZATION OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATIONAL DAYS ADAPTED SPECIFICALLY TO CHILDREN WITH DIVERSITY, AT RISK OF SOCIAL EXCLUSION, PATIENTS OF CHRONIC DISEASES OR IN OTHER SITUATIONS OF NEED, THROUGH TOOLS SUCH AS EDUCATION AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION
Plan International Espana is an international development and humanitarian organisation which strives for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We focus our action to: - empower women, young and communities to make vital changes that tackle root causes of discrimination, poverty, exclusion and vulnerability; - drive change in practice and policy at local, national and global levels through our experience. - Work with young to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity; - support the safe progression of children from birth to adulthood. Plan International is committed to safeguarding of women and young people. We are an organization that works to defend, promote and protect children's rights in order to achieve societies that respect the rights of all children and enable them to have a life of dignity and a future full of opportunities. We are currently present in 77 countries around the world and we aim to ensure that our work provides lasting benefits to children, their families and communities. One of our main areas of work is the economic empowerment of youth, especially the most vulnerable adolescents and young people, so that they become resilient, acquire knowledge and skills for employment, have access to job opportunities and actively participate in the development of their professional careers. We develop programs aimed at economic security, through training in employability and entrepreneurship skills. o To this end, we seek the commitment of citizens and institutions, and build partnerships to: o Empower children, young people and their communities to generate lasting change that addresses the causes of discrimination against girls, exclusion and vulnerability. o Drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and international levels through our outreach, experience and knowledge of the realities that children experience. o Support children and their communities in adapting and responding to crises and adversity. o Ensuring the safe and positive development of children from birth to adulthood. For 83 years, its work based on social responsibility and transparency has cemented its reputation for ethical, effective and committed humanitarian aid in each of its projects. Plan International is a Foundation that has been working in Spain since 2010 on programs in Spain aimed at raising awareness and empowering Spanish girls and young women about their rights. In 2012, and as a result of the economic crisis and the transformation it brought to the labor market, Plan International started to implement insertion programs for groups at risk of exclusion.
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.
We work together to prevent and educate, support and giving help to patients and families, and financing research projects in cancer. We lead the effort of Spanish society to battle against cancer, helping both patients and relatives and trying to aminorize disease's impact.
The Avant Association directs its efforts to help people at risk and / or a situation of social exclusion due to their immigrant status, due to their belonging to ethnic minorities, for victims of gender violence, or for their deprivation of liberty or release from prison as a consequence of an addiction.
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.
Our mission is based upon the belief that every child and youth should have access to equal opportunities now and in the future. Through our projects in Spain and India, we work alongside with them to make the most of their abilities, empowering them and fostering values such as self-improvement, respect and effort.