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UN Women USA

UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. We are trusted partners for advocates and decision-makers from all walks of life, and a leader in the effort to achieve gender equality. UN Women USA is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports UN Women programs. These projects promote social, political, and economic equality for women and girls spanning 100 countries around the globe. In the past, UN Women has offered support such as: Opening women’s access to finance and expanding employment options in Pakistan, resulting in secure employment for 1,000 women and growing. Training more than 6,000 women in marketing and business management in Ethiopia. Extending paralegal services for survivors of domestic violence in the marginalized Roma communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, leading to a 50-per-cent increase in requests for help. Launching “Safe Cities Free of Violence against Women and Girls” in several cities. Formerly known as the U.S. National Committee for UN Women.

Equality Now

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.

Global Fund for Women

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.

American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)

Anera, which has no political or religious affiliation, works on the ground with partners in the West Bank, Gaza, and Lebanon. We mobilize resources for immediate emergency relief and for sustainable, long-term health, education, and economic development. Our staff serve in their communities, navigating the politics that constrict progress to get help where it’s needed most.


Social Guidance Association has been at the forefront of making a difference in the lives of children since 2005. A Lebanese-registered organization, SGA works among the most vulnerable in the Middle East and North African region. Through all that we do, we seek to improve the quality of life and impact the hearts of children and youth in Lebanon and the greater MENA region.

Sanabel Nour Association

Sanabel Nour was established in Tripoli, Lebanon in 1995. Since then we were dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable individuals and communities in our city. We believe that every person has the right to a dignified and fulfilling life, and it is our mission to work towards a world where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. To that end, we support initiatives that promote livelihoods, education, and health, with a particular focus on orphans and other vulnerable groups. We are committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in all of our programs and operations, and to collaborating with local partners and communities to ensure that our efforts are sustainable and have a lasting impact. Initiative One: Livelihoods and Self-sufficiency: Sanabel Nour is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable individuals and communities in Tripoli. Our mission is to provide essential goods and services to those in need. We believe that everyone has the right to a basic standard of living, and by collecting and distributing in-kind donations, we aim to improve the lives of individuals and communities suffering from poverty, conflict, or natural disasters. We strive to be a responsible and efficient steward of our resources, and to use every donation to its maximum potential in order to make a real and lasting impact on the world. Initiative Two: Education: Sanabel Nour is dedicated to advancing education and decreasing school drop outs. Our mission is to promote and provide access to quality education for all, with a focus on orphans and disadvantaged communities. We believe that education is a fundamental human right and a powerful tool for addressing poverty, inequality, and social injustice. We work to improve educational outcomes and opportunities for children, youth, and adults, through a range of initiatives including teacher training, support for learning infrastructure and afternoon tutoring centers/ programs. Sanabel also provides registration fees for students at public schools and universities. We envision a world where every person has the opportunity to realize their full potential through education. Initiative Three: Health and Medical Care: Sanabel Nour is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of underserved communities in the city. Our mission is to provide access to quality medical care - including preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services, by providing financial support for these areas - as well as to address the underlying social and economic determinants of health through our researchers' team. Initiative Four: Palliative Care for Cancer Patients: Sanabel Nour is dedicated to providing relief from the symptoms and stress at advanced stages of cancer. Our mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families by providing access to comprehensive and compassionate medical care, as well as support services to address the physical, spiritual, emotional, and practical challenges of living with cancer. We strive to increase awareness and understanding of cancer, advocate for the rights and needs of cancer patients, and support research to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. We believe that no one should have to face cancer alone, and it is our commitment to be a source of hope, support, and strength for those affected by this disease.


* UMUT ULSLARARASI HAYIR DERNEGI strongly support the idea of converting a needy person into a productive and effective person in society. * UMUT cares about educating children and teenagers who did not have the chance to be educated and provide them with the appropriate psychological guidance. * UMUT pay special attention to provide vocational education to those who intend to improve their lives.


Providing a high-quality educational experience for learners at all levels and to all members of the society, starting from primary school all the way through to continuous career development. We work hard to provide the learners with essential tools, materials and high-end technology to support their learning experience and ensure they have access to knowledge regardless of their geographical location. We aim to increase the learners' level of knowledge, skills and professionalism to the highest so they can contribute toward re-building the community.

International Alert

International Alert works with people directly affected by conflict to build lasting peace. Together, peace is within our power. We focus on solving the root causes of conflict with people from across divides. From the grassroots to policy level, we all come together to build everyday peace, from the ground up. Peace is just as much about communities living together, side by side, and resolving their differences without resorting to violence as it is about people signing a treaty or laying down their arms. Peace is when you can walk your children to school in safety, feed your family or make a living, no matter who you are. That is why we bring people together to inspire and amplify our voice for peace. In collaboration with local communities, partners, businesses and policy-makers, we turn our in-depth research and analysis into practical solutions that make a difference on the ground.


Gruppo Aleimar is a non-profit voluntary organization that deals with children and families in need both in Italy and abroad, through the Distance Support, projects of development and awareness-raising and human development activities on the Italian territory. The main areas of our development projects are: 1. Education: taking charge of children in family (natural or adoptive), in foster homes and shelters, schooling and vocational training. 2. Health and hygiene awareness: support to clinics and / or hospitals, funding of surgical operations, seminars for young mothers. 3. Women promotion: start-up of agriculture and livestock, creation of production cooperatives, micro-credit financing. 4. Rural villages' development: water well, kindergarten, solar energy for light and water pumps. 5. Women' refuge and social housing for families in temporary need. The Aleimar Group is active today in 12 countries (Benin, Brazil, Colombia, D.R. Congo, Eritrea, India, Italy, Malawi, Palestine, Kenya, Lebanon, Zambia) with more than 50 projects and takes care directly of 600 children (what we call distance support) and, indirectly, of other 2,500 children that we follow within our projects. The Group comprises Aleimar for overseas project; Tuendelee for Italian projects and Prema, a cooperative for mentally disabled youth. The Group hires five people and relays on the voluntary service of 140 people. Its annual turnover is abt.1,2 million euro and overhead cost is less than 10%. Its balance sheet is checked and approved by internal auditors. We have been granted a seal of quality "Donare con fiducia" by the Istituto Italiano Donazione. Its web sites are: and In 30 years of activity the Group has helped more than 10.000 children/families, has built more than 100 foster homes, orphanages, schools and water wells.

Mission Bambini

Our mission is to aid and support children suffering from poverty, sickness, lack of education or who have experienced physical or moral violence, by offering them the opportunity and the hope of a new life. It is an independent, lay organisation and is also designated an ONLUS (Non-profit organisation of social value). It operates without discrimination of culture, ethnicity and religion and upholds the United Nations rights of the child. The Foundation works around the world and is closest to the weakest and most neglected children offering them food, medicine, health care, education and programmes for social reintegration. In pursuing its goal, Mission Bambini is inspired by the following values: freedom, justice, truth, respect for others and solidarity.

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.)