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For the people helped by these projects, the small gains in economic well-being have made a huge difference to their experience of life. See how the collective power of many individuals making tiny contributions across the globe has left a positive footprint in these communities.

End Childhood Malnutrition in Remote Indonesia

Indonesia | SurfAid
This project will create education and awareness multimedia in order to prevent childhood malnutrition in remote areas of Indonesia through awareness, training and community support programs.
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Women's Economic Empowerment, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka | Plan Australia
This project provides skills training and employment opportunities for girls and young women who have been vulnerable to exploitation and forced by economic necessity into early marriage.
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Provide Mobile Libraries for Children in Ethiopia

Ethiopia | Plan Australia
This project will help improve the wellbeing and learning opportunities for marginalised children in the highlands of Ethiopia. The project focuses on child play and literacy as keys to development.
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Teacher Training & Quality Education Program, Nepal Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
This project is a part of an ongoing Teacher Training & Quality Education program, which operates in one of the poorest regions of rural Nepal, the Lower Solu Khumbu, and helps to ensure that all children have access to a primary education.
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Improving Children's Education in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste | CARE Australia
To deliver quality education resources for students and teachers in schools across Timor-Leste. This will in turn help to raise the people out of their current cycle of poverty.
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Empower Rural Communities in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste | Oxfam Australia
This project will contribute to equitable and resilient livelihood development, benefiting small-scale women and men producers from vulnerable communities through improvements to agricultural production and improved access to markets.
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Safe Access to Jobs for Migrant Women in Myanmar

Myanmar | CARE Australia
This project aims to help women migrants from rural areas, who are at great risk of exploitation, find safe employment, gain protections against violence and access health services and other support in urban cities in Myanmar.
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Protecting Sea Turtles in Panama

Panama | Sea Turtle Conservancy
The project aims to reduce illegal poaching of endangered leatherback and hawksbill turtles at Chiriqui Beach, Panama, through a rigorous monitoring and protection program overseen by Sea Turtle Conservancy and implemented by locally-trained indigenous community members.
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Youth Education & Empowerment in PNG

Papua New Guinea | Save The Children Australia
This project empowers adolescents from disadvantaged communities through education and sport, encouraging them to return to school and develop employment opportunities.
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Clean Water for Mothers & Babies in Cambodia

Cambodia | WaterAid Australia
This project aims to improve the cleanliness of healthcare facilities and maternity wards in rural Cambodia. Improving water and sanitation facilities, and educating hospital staff in improved hygiene, will prevent the spread of infection and reduce the risk of maternal and infant death.
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Early Childhood Care for Floating Villages in Cambodia

Cambodia | Save The Children Australia
To improve access to Early Childhood Care and Development services through community and home-based programs for children aged 0-5, with a focus on those from disadvantaged backgrounds within the targeted areas of Cambodia.
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Increase Access to Eye Care for Indigenous Australians

Australia | The Fred Hollows Foundation
This project will work to deliver expanded outreach ophthalmology visits across the Top End of the Northern Territory to alleviate the burden of avoidable blindness on remote Indigenous communities.
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Educating Communities for Healthy Children in Sumba, Indonesia

Indonesia | SurfAid
This project aims to improve the health and well-being of children under five in Sumba, Indonesia through educating the local community in child-care techniques and healthy practices.
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Support Healthy Communities in Gido, Indonesia

Indonesia | SurfAid
This project will increase nutrition, hygiene and sanitation standards for the families of six isolated villages in Gido, Indonesia, through improving available basic health services and coaching volunteers to support the parents of these communities.
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Empowering Mekong River Communities

Lao PDR | Oxfam Australia
This project aims to better protect ecosystems in the Mekong Region and empower local communities, allowing them to have a voice in its development - and reap the benefits of this natural resource.
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Pre-schools for children in Vietnam

Viet Nam | Plan Australia
The project will promote education for children aged 0-8 in ethnic minority communities by focusing on their early childhood care and development with community-based care, early stimulation and preparation for primary school.
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Giving children a better start to life in Myanmar

Myanmar | Plan Australia
Children in remote rural areas of Myanmar face high levels of malnutrition and limited access to health and education services. Plan is working with communities to ensure poor and disadvantaged children are able to grow up healthy and access quality education services, giving them a better start to life.
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Safe Water for People with Disabilities in Cambodia

Cambodia | WaterAid Australia
To increase access to water, sanitation and hygiene for the disabled living in one of the communities in the Pursat Province of Cambodia. Also, to increase awareness and improve the perception of the disabled within this community.
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Reducing Childhood Malnutrition in Bima, Indonesia

Indonesia | SurfAid
To tackle malnutrition in Parado, Indonesia, by providing clean water & sanitation through 20 dug wells and latrines. Following on from this, community nutrition gardens will be created in order to further combat the issue.
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Ending malnutrition in Sumba, Indonesia

Indonesia | SurfAid
In Sumba, Indonesia, childhood malnutrition is unacceptably high. SurfAid will work with communities to establish vegetable gardens and seed banks, and improve family nutrition through cooking classes to ultimately reduce malnutrition in children under five and pregnant women.
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Youth Empowerment & Education in Colombia

Colombia | Fundación Buen Punto
To educate and empower young leaders of a community surf school for vulnerable Afro Colombian youth in order to impact more youth, generate income for the local community and encourage tourism.
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Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

Costa Rica | Sea Turtle Conservancy
To monitor and protect endangered green turtles at Tortuguero, Costa Rica (nesting site for the largest remaining green turtle colony in the world), through a rigorous research, conservation and community education program.
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Rebuilding Schools, Nepal Earthquake Recovery Project

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
The second round of this project aims to continue repairing and rebuilding schools in the Lower Solukhumbu or Everest region after the two devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal on the 25th of April and the 12th of May 2015.
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Bringing water, sanitation & hygiene to a Manufani village

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Manufahi District, through the provision of access to clean water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practic
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Restoring Sight in Indigenous Australia

Australia | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Your contribution will help The Fred Hollows Foundation end avoidable blindness and improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
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Youth Empowerment & Education, New Orleans

United States | The Original Big 7 Cultural and Heritage
To provide at-risk children in New Orleans with activities that help build their self-esteem and stability, and gives them a creative outlet while sustaining the cultural legacy of the Mardi Gras Indians.
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Protecting Lives in Vanuatu

Vanuatu | CARE Australia
In March 2015, the people of Vanuatu were hit by one of the most devastating cyclones in the nation’s history, Cyclone Pam. The YUMI strong project is working with the government and 14 remote island communities to ensure the people of Vanuatu are stronger and better prepared to survive a future natural disaster.
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Healthy Mothers and Babies in Sumba, Indonesia

Indonesia | SurfAid
Infant and maternal mortality in Sumba are well above national figures. This project aims to improve the health and well-being of children under five, pregnant women and the whole community through education and health initiatives.
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Empowering Communities in Bangladesh

Bangladesh | Oxfam Australia
To strengthen community resilience to prepare and respond to the risks associated with disasters and climate change by fostering economic empowerment, inclusive leadership and disaster preparedness.
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Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles in Panama

Panama | Sea Turtle Conservancy
To reduce illegal poaching of endangered leatherback turtles at Soropta Beach, Panama, through a rigorous monitoring and protection program overseen by Sea Turtle Conservancy and implemented by locally-trained indigenous community members.
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Laos Comprehensive Eye Care Project

Lao PDR | The Fred Hollows Foundation
To expand the Comprehensive Eye Care Project into three additional provinces of Northern Laos to address key priorities for eye health aimed at the elimination of avoidable blindness by 2020.
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Rebuilding Schools, Nepal Earthquake Recovery

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
This project aims to repair and rebuild schools in the Lower Solukhumbu or Everest region after the two devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal on the 25th April and the 12th May this year.
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Bringing safe water to schools in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea | WaterAid Australia
Many schools in Papua New Guinea have no toilets and no supply of safe water. Together, we can ensure the poorest children stay healthy, gain a better education and achieve their potential.
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Improving Education in the Kumaon Himalayas

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
To continue delivering quality education to the children of Khati, Kumaon Himalaya, India via funding for a community teacher and new educational materials.
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Bringing wood efficient stoves to Kumaon Himalaya

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
This project plans to bring 23 fluepipe wood efficient stoves to communities in the Himalaya to reduce fuel wood consumption thereby preserving local forests whilst improving health outcomes.
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Bringing safe water and toilets to a Liquica village

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Liquica District, through the provision of access to safe water, toilets and hygiene practices.
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Women's small business enterprises, Vietnam

Viet Nam | CARE Australia
This project supports women from the poorest communities in rural Vietnam by providing financial education and training and other opportunities to improve their lives. The women form Village Savings and Loans groups where members save each week, pool their savings, and access loans with reasonable interest.
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Food Security in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka | Oxfam Australia
To improve food security and strengthen livelihoods of poor and marginalised communities in Sri Lanka through sustainable agricultural practices and the establishment of small scale group enterprises.
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Teacher Training & Quality Education Program, Nepal Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
The Teacher Training and Quality Education program operates in one of the poorest regions of rural Nepal, the Lower Solu Khumbu, and helps to ensure that all children have access to a primary education.
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Teacher Training and Quality Education Program, Nepal Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
The Teacher Training and Quality Education program operates in one of the poorest regions of rural Nepal, the Lower Solu Khumbu, and helps to ensure that all children have access to a primary education.
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School vegetable gardens in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia | Plan Australia
This project aims to reduce childhood hunger and malnutrition in rural Cambodia through school vegetable gardens and daily meals for students.
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Healthy babies, healthy teens, Vanuatu

Vanuatu | Save The Children Australia
This project aims to improve support for teen mothers in three rural locations on Efate, Santo and Ambae in order to improve their health and that of their children.
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Improving pre-school education, Vanuatu

Vanuatu | Save The Children Australia
The project will provide Kindergarten teachers in Vanuatu with a magazine as a professional development resource to help improve the quality of teaching and learning in Early Childhood Care and Education.
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Youth Development in New Zealand

New Zealand | Save The Children Australia
To help disadvantaged youth in New Zealand to build important skills, such as self-confidence, personal management and resilience, that can help them stay in education longer to gain qualifications, and assist them to engage and contribute positively with their communities.
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Sustainable Solar Powered Water Facilities, Mentawai Islands

Indonesia | SurfAid
To provide 3 villages in the Mentawai islands with solar panels to power water pumps that will provide water to the local communities.
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Early Childhood Education, Myanmar

Myanmar | CARE Australia
To improve community-based early childhood education and health in 44 rural villages in Myanmar.
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Youth Vocational Training & Empowerment, Cambodia

Cambodia | Plan Australia
This project provides vocational training and opportunities to disadvantaged youth in rural Cambodia.
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Kids clean water project, Mpofini village

South Africa | Oxfam Australia
Get clean water, sanitation and hygiene to the 23,000 people living in Ufafa region, South Africa and prevent deadly diseases like diarrhoea.
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Women's financial literacy, Malawi

Malawi | CARE Australia
CARE will work with 20,000 women from 1,000 village savings and loans groups in Lilongwe, Dowa and Kasungu Districts, to overcome chronic hunger by expanding their farms or micro-businesses. It will facilitate women’s access to finance, training and markets.
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Saving Lives in Indonesia

Indonesia | Oxfam Australia
To help poor and vulnerable communities, particularly women, to prepare for and withstand the shocks of disasters in disaster prone provinces of Indonesia.
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Bringing safe water & toilets to a Manufahi village

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Manufahi District, through the provision of access to improved water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practices.
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Feeding Families in South Sudan

South Sudan | Plan Australia
To provide the most vulnerable households and school children in South Sudan with food aid and support to sustain their livelihoods.
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Keeping girls in school, Uganda

Uganda | Plan Australia
Supporting girls to attend school full time through effective and affordable menstrual hygiene management.
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Kakoi Secondary School Water Pipeline Project

Tanzania | World Expeditions
Due to continuing drought in the Masai village of Kakoi, there is a serious shortage of clean water. This project will lay water pipeline to a local school bringing clean water to a communal tap.
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Solar lamps for remote villages in the Peruvian Andes

Peru | World Expeditions
To supply a number of households in remote villages in the Andes with solar lamps and solar panels (that charge effectively with cloud cover).
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Keeping children safe in schools, Vanuatu

Vanuatu | Save The Children Australia
Training teachers from Vanuatu to use non-violent discipline methods with their students and providing them with practical tools to better manage classrooms. The program will roll out in Shefa and Penama provinces, Vanuatu
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Bringing safe water & sanitation to a Manufahi village

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
This project will enhance the health and quality of life of poor, remote, rural people living in a village in Manufahi District, by providing access to improved water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practices.
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Protecting sea turtle nests in Guanahacabibes, Cuba

Cuba | SEE Turtles
To protect the beaches of approx 2000 sea turtles in Guanahacabibes National Park, Cuba through monitoring, scientific research, and education of local communities
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Solar lamps for remote Andean villages, Peru

Peru | World Expeditions
To supply solar lamps to a number of remote villages in the Peruvian Andes, so these households can continue usual household activities (such as cooking and homework) once the sun has set.
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Teacher training & quality education, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Teacher Training workshops that ensure the provision of child friendly education to primary schools in remote Lower Solu Khumb to increase attendance and retention to High school, and girls enrollment rates
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Food security for vulnerable families, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe | Plan Australia
This project will procure foundation seed for the farmers, training the farmers and supporting poultry production and management in Chiredze, Chipinge & Mwenezi districts.
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School feeding program, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia | Plan Australia
Many children in Cambodia go to school hungry or do not go to school at all because they lack the energy on an empty stomach. This project aims to increase the number of children going to school and help them to concentrate in the classroom, by providing meals for the children and their families.
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Clean water project, Mentawai Islands

Indonesia | SurfAid
Protection of a spring fed water source, installation of piping and tap stands in Sagitci Barat, Mentawai Islands to improve health and skills in building/maintaining water systems.
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Clean water for ethnic communities, Laos

Lao PDR | CARE Australia
This project will support some of the poorest and most remote ethnic groups in Phongsaly, Sekong and Sayabouri Provinces in Laos by delivering clean water systems, improved levels of nutrition and health, and generating new income opportunities.
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Classroom resources, Kumaon village schools

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
Multi-faceted project to enhance the educational outcomes for children in the Khati/Jatoli locality of the Kumaon Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India. Including provision of classroom resources for school kids, introduction of computers/printer that will also be available for general community use.
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School Toilets, East Sepik

Papua New Guinea | WaterAid Australia
This project will provide 400 children at a rural school in Papua New Guinea with toilet facilities, and clean water for drinking and hand-washing, to improve child health and school retention rates.
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Healthy women & kids clean water project, Cambodia

Cambodia | Oxfam Australia
Oxfam’s water, sanitation and hygiene program (WASH) program aims to increase the health of children in specific schools and deliver gender justice within WASH program in Kratie and Preah Vihear districts.
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Clean water project, rural Cambodia

Cambodia | Oxfam Australia
Oxfam’s water, sanitation and hygiene program (WASH) program aims to increase the health of local communities through expanded access to safe water and sanitation and improved hygiene practices in 71 communities.
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Supporting rural families, Cambodia

Cambodia | CARE Australia
This program will support poor, rural farming families in Ratanakiri and Koh Kong Provinces through farmer training, provision of water and sanitation services, health programs and development of home gardens.
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Improving kids' education, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Ensure that all children in Nele and Sotang, some of the poorest regions of rural Nepal, have access to a quality primary education through Teacher Training and creation of child-centred teaching processes.
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Pre-schools in rural communities, Ethiopia

Ethiopia | Plan Australia
Give pre-school children in rural Ethiopian communities the best possible start in life through holistic support for their physical, social, emotional and cognitive development through creation and support of Early Childhood Care & Development centres.
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Seedlings to stop hunger, Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste | Oxfam Australia
Oxfam Australia’s Timor-Leste food security and livelihoods program is working to reduce hunger and improve income, access to food and living standards for 1185 people (263 households) in Oecusse and Covalima districts in Timor-Leste.
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Ending early marriage, Indonesia

Indonesia | Plan Australia
1 in every 7 girls is married before the age of 15. This project aims to prevent child marriage in Indonesia which has a massive negative effect on a girl’s life.
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Clean Water project, Kinumbuk

Indonesia | SurfAid
This project will improve the existing water source and deliver clean water to a village tank and tap stands in Kinumbuk, South Pagai, Mentawai Islands.
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Quality Education Program, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
The Quality Education program in Nele and Sotang, some of the poorest regions of rural Nepal, will help to ensure that all children have access to primary education. This project builds on 4 years of grass roots educational support in the region.
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Protecting endangered Hawksbill sea turtles, El Salvador

El Salvador | SEE Turtles
For every dollar donated, two turtle hatchlings will be saved. This conservation project provides financial incentives to Jiquilisco Bay residents for collecting eggs from highly poached nesting beaches to protected hatcheries.
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Build school toilets, Eastern Highlands, PNG

Papua New Guinea | WaterAid Australia
This project will provide children at a rural school in Papua New Guinea with toilet facilities and clean water for drinking and hand-washing to improve child health and school retention rates.
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Restoring sight to Indigenous Australians, NT

Australia | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Trachoma is a severely painful disease and the largest infectious cause of blindness in the world. This project aims to eliminate trachoma in 10 Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory through a treatment strategy called S.A.F.E: Surgery, Antibiotics, Face washing, Environment.
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Worm-farming to reduce waste, Pune, India

India | Sangam World Centre
This project will reduce the large environmental impact of the Sangam World Centre in Pune through the introduction of large scale worm farming (vermiculture), and in turn educate Indian staff about climate change and the role of composting.
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Childhood Blindness Prevention, Bangladesh

Bangladesh | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Improve the delivery of and access to childhood blindness services at the Dhaka National Institute of Ophthalmology and Jamalpur District Hospital including 400 sight-saving surgeries and 3,000 pairs of children's spectacles.
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Indigenous childhood anaemia, Northern Territory

Australia | The Fred Hollows Foundation
The Fred Hollows “Sprinkles” program addresses the serious issue of early childhood anaemia by providing an easy to use dietary supplement that will significantly improve the health outcomes of Indigenous children.
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Community food gardens, KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa | Oxfam Australia
Creating solutions to hunger, HIV and poverty for people in the rural district of uMkhanyakude in KwaZulu-Natal through community veggie gardens. Quality nutrition can reduce HIV-related illness and AIDS-related deaths, and is vital for breaking the poverty cycle.
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Improving water & sanitation, Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
Delivery of safe water, sanitation and hygiene for approx 160 people in one village in Manufahi District including construction of gravity feed water facilities, construction of latrines and hygiene education.
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Maternal & child health, Mentawai Islands

Indonesia | SurfAid
Support 9 communities in South Pagai, Mentawai Islands, to establish vegetable gardens to increase their nutritional status, especially for children under five and pregnant women.
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Healthy mothers and babies, Cambodia

Cambodia | CARE Australia
CARE will work with local partners and community health workers in Koh Kong and Mondulkiri provinces to deliver a range of low cost, community based and sustainable strategies to improve reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health.
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Women's safe home, Pune

India | Sangam World Centre
This project improves the the lives of women and children who have been found living on the streets of Pune, India through maintaining the Safe Home they live in with a new coat of paint and purchase of essential hygiene supplies.
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Safe drinking water, Sayaboury

Lao PDR | Save The Children Australia
This project funds construction of new 53 water wells in 8 villages in Sayaboury District where the old wells were damaged through flooding and now unusable. Also, reparation of the water system and pipe replacement in Namone village.
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Protecting Nicaragua’s sea turtles through community development

Nicaragua | SEE Turtles
This project supports community-based sea turtle conservation by hiring residents to patrol nesting beaches, improving egg hatcheries, and supporting the development of local ecotourism in 6 small rural villages along the Pacific coast of Nicaragua in the municipality of San Juan del Sur.
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Protecting children in Vanuatu

Vanuatu | Save The Children Australia
The project will train 150 teachers in 10 communities on child rights and protection to prevent violence against children in the Efate and Santo provinces of Vanuatu.
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Improving water access in Kilifi District schools, Kenya

Kenya | Plan Australia
This project will enhance the health and quality of life of 6,000 students in 16 underserved schools in Kilifi through improved access to safe and sustainably managed water supplies.
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Water Facility Rehabilitation, Nias

Indonesia | SurfAid
Assessment, evaluation and repair of damaged water facilities together with coordinated activities to deliver training in repair and maintenance and community ownership of the resources.
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HIV prevention & education, Hanoi

Viet Nam | CARE Australia
Training courses for health workers to improve health care access and enforce legal protections, supply educational materials and support hospital based services for people living with HIV/Aids in 8 hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Quang Ninh and Thanh Hoah districts.
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Integrated water, sanitation and hygiene, Liquica

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Liquica District, through the provision of access to improved water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practices.
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Food security through organic farming

Philippines | Plan Australia
By converting to organic farming techniques, families are reducing expenses, increasing crop yields and income and starting to break the cycle of poverty. Includes training, the provision of farming equipment, seeds and small livestock.
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Teacher Training Program, Solu Khumbu

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training 380 school teachers in the Sotang region of Nepal to help improve the education of over 11,500 students in over 260 schools.
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Amazon Community Schools

Ecuador | Planeterra Foundation
This project will improve the education facilities and learning environment for 68 children through the construction of a new classroom in Teniete Hugo Ortiz Community School and refurbishment of a roof in Felipe Moscoso Community School.
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Marine rescue project, East Arnhem Land Northern Australia

Australia | World Expeditions
Restoring sea country with Yolngu Aboriginal rangers in East Arnhem Land by removing and cataloging debris, the by-product of South East Asia’s fishing industry.
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Women's small business enterprises

Sri Lanka | Oxfam Australia
The project will focus on women’s economic empowerment to support approximately 80 poor women to collectively implement small business enterprises.
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Establish village goat banks, Saysathan district

Lao PDR | CARE Australia
Reduce rural poverty by creating sustainable incomes from a 'goat bank'
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Integrated water, sanitation & education, Liquica

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
To improve the health and quality of life among rural poor communities in 1 village in Liquica District in Timor-Leste through integrated water, sanitation and hygiene education activities, and to advocate for increased quality and quantity output of the whole rural Water and Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector.
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Outreach Microsurgical Eye Camp, Sindhu

Nepal | The Fred Hollows Foundation
This project will fund an Outreach Microsurgical Eye Camp where patients living in remote areas of Sindhu district, Nepal will have access to screening and surgical procedures, plus support for the Sindhu Community Eye Centre.
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Key Teacher Training Program (2009), Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training a group of 40 key teachers to be teacher trainers to improve the education of more than 12,000 kids in over 130 schools in the Solu Khumbu Himalayan region of Nepal.
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Timorese youth engagement & leadership program

Timor-Leste | Plan Australia
Plan’s Youth Engagement project aims to enable youth in the Lautem and Aileu districts to realise their full potential through participatory activities which build life skills, leadership, capacity and knowledge.
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Solar lighting for Jatoli village, Kumaon Himalaya

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
PEAK aims to bring affordable, safe, healthy, efficient and environmentally responsible solar/LED home lighting systems to the village of Jatoli and the hamlets of Dhoor & Libhurghur who are without access to electricity.
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Indigenous youth health program, Kununurra

Australia | Save The Children Australia
Informal mentoring and training activities for young Indigenous people aged 10-18 in Kununurra and surrounding communities that focuses on increasing young people’s motivation and ability to make positive life choices, through a range of activities in order to improve long-term health outcomes.
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Outreach Microsurgical Eye Camp, Dhading

Nepal | The Fred Hollows Foundation
This project will provide funding for basic eye care services in rural and remote areas of Nepal, including day to day services and an Outreach Microsurgical Eye Clinic (OMEC) where hundreds of patients will have access to screening and surgical procedures.
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Build a primary school, Tial village

Cambodia | Oxfam Australia
Build a concrete-wooden school with 3 rooms and a teachers house to improve education for 90 families in this remote farming village, Stung Treng Province.
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Teacher Training Program, Solu Khumbu

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training a group of 290 teachers that will help to improve the education of over 11,500 students in over 65 schools in the Khumbu region of Nepal in 2009/10.
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Train 260 community eye health workers, Eastern Cape

South Africa | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Developing sustainable local capacity to strengthen blindness prevention work in the Eastern Cape of South Africa by training 12 ophthalmic nurses, 30 professional nurses and 210 community health workers
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Improve Food Security Among Poorest Families, Chadiza

Zambia | Plan Australia
To help 180 of the poorest families improve their livelihoods and get through the yearly ‘hungry season’ through training/mentoring in new farming methods, provision of seeds, livestock and equipment.
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Distribute food to vulnerable families

Zimbabwe | Plan Australia
This project aims to save lives through a feeding program for vulnerable people such as children who are at risk due to the severe lack of food in Zimbabwe
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Indigenous youth health program, East Kimberley

Australia | Save The Children Australia
Running educational workshops & mentoring for indigenous kids 12-19 years to improve self esteem and increase long term positive health outcomes in Kunnunurra, East Kimberly region.
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Teacher training and quality education program

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training about 190 Nepalis as teachers, greatly improving teaching and education standards, that in turn increase opportunities for more than 4,000 children about 70 schools, and also providing specific mentoring, education quality, and resource assistance to those schools.
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Suspension bridge project, Po Nowan Village

Lao PDR | World Expeditions
Construction of an affordable and effective bridge to improve access to highland farmland & secure food sources, also allowing trekkers to visit the village and create eco-tourism income.
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Build a Primary School, Pha Ao village

Cambodia | Oxfam Australia
Build a concrete-wooden school with 3 rooms and a teachers house to improve education for 102 families in this remote farming village, Stung Treng Province.
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Water & sanitation provision, Liquica villages

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
Improve the health and quality of life of women, men and children through provision of sustainable community-managed water and sanitation services and support change through hygiene education.
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Medical supplies for remote villages, Vietnam

Viet Nam | Buffalo Tours
Medical supplies including antibiotics, antibacterials, respiratory, diarrhoea and pain relief drugs + vitamins for 1000 people in Hang Kia and Bao La villages
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Drought & farming program, Eastern Highlands

Papua New Guinea | CARE Australia
Teach 8000 highlanders how to culture drought resistant crops, increase food security and improve nutrition.
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Safe home program for girls, Rajbari (2009)

Bangladesh | Save The Children Australia
One year's safe accommodation, educational assistance and protection from abuse for girl children of sex workers.
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Teacher livelihoods program, Siem Reap

Cambodia | The PEPY Ride
Teachers in rural government schools make below a living wage, leading them to have low rates of attendance. The Teacher Livelihoods program supplements monthly salaries with rice and food support in exchange for high attendance.
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Mini Market and Bus Shelter

Timor-Leste | CARE Australia
Develop rural transportation and market infrastructure to encourage entrepreneurship and link rural communities with essential services in two sub-districts of Bobonaro.
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Repair the Balang Village School, Siem Reap

Cambodia | World Expeditions
Repairs, painting and minor construction work to improve the learning environment for 90 students, plus a teacher's salary for one year.
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Repair the Jambha Village School, Rajasthan

India | World Expeditions
Repairs, painting and minor construction work to improve the learning environment for 175 students
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2008 Key Teacher Training Program, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training a group of 45 Key teachers to be teacher trainers to improve and lengthening the education of more than 8,000 kids in 120 schools in the Solu Khumbu Himalayan Region.
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Children’s Safe Home Program, Rajbari 2008

Bangladesh | Save The Children Australia
Safe accommodation, educational assistance and protection from abuse for girl children of sex workers.
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Water and sanitation provision, Liquica villages

Timor-Leste | WaterAid Australia
Improve the health and quality of life of women, men and children in 67 households through provision of sustainable community-managed water and sanitation services and support change through hygiene education.
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Key Teacher Training Program, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training 30 Nepali “Key Teachers” to be teacher-trainers and mentors themselves to 300 teachers, to improve teaching and learning levels, improve retention rates and lengthen the education of more than 4,100 kids .
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Indigenous Education program, Katherine

Australia | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Improve health outcomes by facilitating learning and literacy opportunities through music. The project will provide musical instruments/equipment for an after-hours music program for remote Indigenous youth.
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Capture Fog Nets for drinking water, Tiactac village

Guatemala | Round Square
Building capture fog nets to generate a new clean drinking water supply for 300 people, Tiactac village, Western Highlands, Guatemala.
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Teacher Training Program (Phase 3), Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training, refresher course, and supervising (throughout the year) of a group of approximately 300 teachers: to greatly improve teaching and learning levels and skills, improve retention rates, and lengthen the education of nearly 4,000 kids in about 70 schools.
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Solar lighting for Khati village, Kumaon Himalaya

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
Provide affordable, safe, healthy, efficient and environmentally responsible solar/LED home lighting systems to the 58 homes in Khati who are without access to electricity.
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Orphan Care, KwaZulu-Natal province

South Africa | Oxfam Australia
Feeding orphans and other vulnerable people, and providing them with everyday care and sustainable food security.
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School equipment, Xom Van Village Primary

Viet Nam | World Expeditions
To purchase chairs, desks and books as well as technology equipment for the recently renovated village primary school in the Mai Chau district.
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School Sanitation Project, Biratnagar

Nepal | WaterAid Australia
Provide appropriate sanitation facilities for 1,339 students at Janapatha Secondary School and support hygiene education activities.
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Teacher Training Program, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training of a group of 160-180 teachers to greatly improve teaching and learning skills, boost retention rates, and expand the education of nearly 4,000 kids in 65 schools across the Solukhumbu Himalaya region, Nepal.
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Repair a community primary school

Bhutan | Save The Children Australia
Rehabilitate a primary school in the Wangdiphodrang District, Bhutan.
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Provide two sign language interpreters for deaf students

Fiji | Fiji Association of the Deaf
Provide two sign language interpreters to work full time at the Gospel School High School in Suva, to allow students to complete schooling.
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Provide potable water & hygiene education, Khati School

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
Improve the health status of school children in Khati, through the provision and use of safe drinking and hand washing water, and hygiene education.
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Blindness prevention program

Viet Nam | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Setting up an eye care unit to train local doctors, providing examination and surgical equipment and subsidising 100 cataract surgeries in Tien Phuoc mountainous district.
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Medicines for child stonebreakers, Siliguri

India | The Silk Route Project
Revisiting the two communities of stone-breakers from 2006 in Siliguri, the project will deliver basic first aid for one week and then purchase the communities a 12 month supply of basic medicines.
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Orphan health checks, Pokhara

Nepal | Global Hands Charity
Eye and dental check-ups for 30 orphans at The Destitute Children’s Home (Pokhara, Nepal) plus purchase of a first-aid kit.
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Educational Supplies for Kumaon village schools, Himalaya

India | People's Environmental Awareness - Khati
To provide stationary and educational resources to approx.105 Class 1-5 children and teachers in the Kumaon Himalayan villages of Khati and Jatoli.
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School Aid to Wat Thmei Orphange, Cambodia

Cambodia | World Nomads
Provide desks, chairs and educational materials to approximately 50 HIV affected orphans in the Wat Thmei Orphange, Siem Reap.
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Provide Water to Qelqanqa Village, Peru

Peru | World Expeditions
Provide clean drinking water to the remote Qelqanqa Village in Peru
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Provide water & sanitation for a school, PNG

Papua New Guinea | WaterAid Australia
Improve the health status of children in a community school in the Daulu District PNG, through the provision and use of safe drinking and hand washing water, sanitation facilities and hygiene education.
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Key Teacher Training Program, Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
Training of 20 key teachers a year to become teacher trainers/mentors to greatly improve teaching, learning levels and retention rates in primary schools, Solukhumbu Region, Nepal.
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Repair the Kiwanje Ndege Primary School, Kenya

Kenya | World Expeditions
Build desks, refurbish classrooms and install water tanks and guttering at Kiwanje Ndege Primary School in Kenya.
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Blindness prevention program, Cambodia

Cambodia | The Fred Hollows Foundation
Restore sight to 100 people who are needlessly blind in Cambodia, most of whom suffer from cataracts which can be easily cured.
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Orphan Care, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe | Oxfam Australia
Provide educational support and care to 30 Orphans affected by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe
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Educational supplies for Infant School, The Gambia

Gambia | Global Hands Charity
Provide box of educational books & stationery for 2-8 year olds in remote Primary School, Brikama Region, The Gambia
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Medicines for Orphanages, Ukraine

Ukraine | The Silk Route Project
Delivering basic medicines to two Orphanages in Chernivtsi, Ukraine.
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Medicine for Child Stone-breakers, India

India | The Silk Route Project
Supplying basic, essential medicines to 3 communities of child stone-breakers in Siliguri, India.
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Medicines for Orphanages, Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan | The Silk Route Project
Delivering basic medicines to three Orphanages in Kyrgyzstan.
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Educational Resources, Nepal Himalaya

Nepal | Australian Himalayan Foundation
An innovative grassroots program to break poverty cycle through education. Help to ensure a regular supply of the basics - pens, paper, writing books and textbooks (computers are unheard of) to the 11,900 children attending school in the impoverished Sotang district.
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