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Hungarian Red Cross (Red Cross Hungary)

To carry out, encourage, facilitate and promote humanitarian activities, with a view to preventing\nand alleviating human suffering, facilitating the health and wellbeing of vulnerable people and\nthereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace.

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

Szabad Waldorf Nevelesert Alapitvany
Szabad Waldorf Nevelesert Alapitvany

Foundation helps Waldorf institutions and parents' communities - operating especially in and around Solymar and Budapest - to achieve their educational goals and through this pursues upbringing, educational, skill developmental, propagative and cultural activity. The Foundation's aims: a.) maintaining, supporting and organizing the operations of Waldorf educational institutions, the Waldorf Kindergarten Solymar, and Nest Waldorf School, High School and Elementary School of Arts. Support Waldorf educator training within the framework of adult education; b.) if necessary, foundation or participation in the foundation of new Waldorf related educational institutions, thereby continuing educational, training and skills development activities; c.) cooperation with other domestic and foreign Waldorf educational institutions; d.) providing support for scientific, educational, publication and promotional activities related to the freedom of Waldorf education, with continuing educational and cultural activities; e.) the provision of financial assistance related to the above objectives; f.) collecting financial resources - raise funds and make investments - in order to be able to realise above aims;

Teen International Media Exchange
Teen International Media Exchange

In the wake of September 11, 2001, a group of Los Angeles media instructors and professionals gathered to discuss the tragedy. They were determined to “go global” and make a major, long-term impact on the world community.The Teen International Media Exchange (TIME) was born, and found a home at the Media Academy at Grover Cleveland High School in Reseda, CA, where two of the founders teach.Today, TIME is a non-profit organization with an explicit mission: to empower the energy of teenagers and the dynamic power of the media to create a peaceful, cooperative world community.

Friends of Szadvar (Szadvarert Barati Kor)
Friends of Szadvar (Szadvarert Barati Kor)

Preserve, conserve and promote medieval Szadvar Castle in Szogliget. Provide educational opportunities for children in history and enviroment protection.

GlobalGiving UK
GlobalGiving UK

GlobalGiving UK aims to support non-profit organisations through providing access to funds, tools, networks and learning opportunities.

oikos International
oikos International

Our international initiatives aim to support the change we want to see in the world by empowering and encouraging student change agents and supporting them in actively creating shifts in the way curricula are structured and developed. Our focus is on economics and management education, including multiple transdisciplinary perspectives and learning approaches. With our work, we provide fertile ground for the leaders of tomorrow to grow and learn: Our philosophy is that to support individuals in becoming sustainability leaders, education has to focus on fostering students to have " enhanced understanding of themselves, their abilities and desires, as well as a more profound understanding of their fellow humans and the world they inhabit. For over 30 years we have been continuously innovating with formats that provide platforms for learning, creating and sharing solutions: social labs, conferences, webinars, workshops, simulation games, learning journeys are just some examples. At oikos, we have been coming together as a global community of student change agents for over 30 years. Spread in over 20 countries and 50 cities worldwide, we organize on campus to raise awareness for sustainability and transform our own education.

Kiútprogram Közhasznú Nonprofit Zrt

Reducing extreme poverty through efficient microfinancing and enterpreneurship

Szent Norbert Karitatív Alapítvány

Mission statement\n\nTHE SAINT NORBERT CHARITY FOUNDATION, \n(Established by the Norbertine Sisters of Hungary in 1992)\n\nBACKGROUND: The centre of our work of rehabilitation and reconstruction is in Zsámbék, the largest of six villages comprising three Parishes in an area 3O kilometres from Budapest. As a direct result of 45 years of Communist rule our people suffered physical, mental and spiritual deprivation. When we began our work here, after the change of Government in 199O, we found a situation of almost total impoverishment and apathy. There was no employment, few skilled workers, family life had collapsed, the young had no role models or work ethic, and the self-image across the age groups was negative and hopeless.\n\nFAMILIES AND CHILDREN: Step by step we have developed facilities. We began with practical help and counselling for families, and started a Day Care Centre for children from 5 to 15 years, providing meals, clothing, one-to-one care, and introducing values that were previously unknown to them. This year 75 children are in attendance at the Centre.\n\nYOUTH: Because no further education facilities were available within a 3O km radius, we opened in 1996 a Trade and Vocational Training School for young people from 15 upwards. They receive work-skill training to whatever level each can sustain, and there is a High School course, culminating in the National Matura Award, for the more able students. Trade courses include Catering, Handicrafts, Needlecraft and Tapestry, Tailoring, and tutored workshops in Carpentry, Metalwork, Locksmithing, and Building and Allied skills. This year we have 25O students from 15 to 2O. We have an eventual upper limit of 3OO students, in order to preserve the sense of community that we believe to be essential. It is a vital corrective to the influence of a failed ideology which, nevertheless, provided a type of security on which, sadly, previous generations became dependent. Our emphasis throughout is on personal development, an awareness of values, and responsibility for community, in Christ.\n\nADDITIONAL PROJECTS: Out of these main elements have grown other projects. A) the provision of adult literacy classes for parents and older mermbers of the community. B) job training for the unemployed and unskilled. C) workshops for physically and light mentally handicapped people – the last two run in partnership with Government.\n\nOVER-RIDING CONCERN: Traditionally, Hungary is a Catholic country, but we found in 1993 that more people were atheist or agnostic than were Catholic. In all our Projects we work to foster a Christian outlook and, by the grace of God and thanks to our programme of evangelisation, Baptism, Mass and the Sacraments are now central in the lives of increasing numbers of our people.

Agóra Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft.

The centre is a new attraction in the life of the region; it offers exciting adventures and lifelong experience to all age-groups. Play and entertainment are combined with learning in Agora; children and adults may get acquainted with special instruments, scientific curiosities and may be part of unique and spectacular experiments. In the laboratories of the three-storey modern building the visitors can gain insight to the miracles of physics, chemistry, biomedics, hydrobiology, botany and robotics, but also can examine the phenomena of the sky in the observatory.\n\nAgora is a constantly renewing interactive, cultural and scientific centre where we not only aim to popularize natural and engineering sciences but also to establish a creative scientific community, as well as to give chance for innovative national and international companies to present their developments and results.

HAUSER Music Foundation

The main activity of the foundation is to support social and humanitarian tasks and to search for and help people with outstanding musical talent anywhere in the world in order to achieve the objectives, including:\n\n- Supporting such innovative educational programs and activities which cannot be realized from the available public funds.\n\n\n- Strengthening educational activities for people living in developing countries with establishing institutions and supporting the development of their educational activities.\n\n- Assistance in areas affected by a natural disaster in order to people affected can live worthy of their human dignity despite their losses and to help them repair the damage as soon as possible.\n\n- Develop partnerships within the community to provide the resources necessary to continously support the mission of the foundation.\n\n\n- Empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy and distress due to illness and social exclusion.\n\n\n- Supporting scientific research and projects aimed at reducing and eradicating poverty, social inequalities, illiteracy and exclusion.\n\n\n- Promoting and supporting projects all over the world that help overcome these barriers and drive people to express their full potential.\n\n\n- Supporting young, talented musicians around the world who do not have the resources to develop themselves.\n\n- Supporting the outstanding talents discovered by the Virtuosos Talent Show and the Little Virtuosos Foundation.\n\n- Supporting other non-profit organisations.\n\n- Collaborate with other non-profit organisations to create projects together.\n\n- Cultural and information, communication activity (e.g. local mass communication, artistic activity, retaining cultural heritage, public collection, publishing, protection of the built environment, folk art, preservation of traditions, public education, nurturing of minority and ethnic culture).\n\n- Social activities (e.g. family protection, support and care for disabled and elderly people, self-assistance, support the people in need, humanitarian organizations).\n\n- Donation activities, non-profit associations (e.g. multi-purpose and general donations, sport and other non-profit associations, civil service).\n\n- International activity (e.g. international economic, legal, cultural, friendly and exchange relations, cross-border cooperation).\n\n- Other activities related to the achievement of the objective.

Real Pearl Foundation

The Real Pearl Foundation is a non-governmental organization with the mission to develop and support the communities in one of the most underprivileged and poverty-stricken regions of Hungary, near Berettyóújfalu. We have been working to tackle the challenges of integration and development since 1999. Our programs include arts education, talent development, family care and community support, and vocational training courses. Our aim is to show that talent is present everywhere, and great treasures are lost if children's potentials are not fulfilled due to their circumstances. Art is just one of many examples of this potential. We hope the public will realize that instead of the stereotypes prevalent against the poor and the Roma community, these children need to be known and heard, and instead of rejection they need to be supported, so that they can find their own place in society when they grow up. We are working on a of complex strategy (starting with education) that embraces all the elements of the problem-matrix. Our pilot program has shown measurable results for seven years in the change of situation of people living in extreme poverty for generations. Our model, which is unique to our Foundation, works to combat the generational poverty that was once believed to be inherent to these communities. We are working on making our model to adoptable for other organizations and NGOs that seek to address this widespread issue.