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  • Savings group in Mali, West Africa

    Freedom from Hunger’s Saving for Change program is designed for rural areas where there are no lending institutions.  Members deposit their personal savings with the group and then the group lends that money out to individual group members.  These loans are repaid, with interest, ...

    Tags: poverty alleviation, microfinance, hunger, poverty

    2429 days ago

  • Microfinance and Health Protection program in India

    Freedom from Hunger's Microfinance and Health Protection program uses microfinance groups as a platform through which to deliver vital health services, including health education, health financing and access to health products and services.

    Tags: healthcare, poverty, microfinance, hunger, education

    2429 days ago

  • Village Health Volunteer serves her rural village in Odisha, India

    This Village Health Volunteer, trained through Freedom from Hunger's Microfinance and Health Protection program, operates a "medicine point" in her home in rural India.  Neighbors who used to travel miles to the nearest clinic now visit her to buy basic medicines and other health products.&n...

    Tags: healthcare, nutrition, poverty, education

    2429 days ago

  • FFE @ Sevathon 2013

    Run for Purpose. Run for Knowledge. Run for Education. RUN FOR F.F.E! The mission of FFE is to provide scholarships to exceptionally bright students who have serious financial constraints, enabling them to achieve professional success as engineers and doctors.   Sevathon is the walkathon tha...

    Tags: education, poverty, college, tuition, school, learning, underprivileged, academic, california, india

    2347 days ago

  • Akshaya Patra USA - Sevathon 2014

    This is Akshaya Patra's official cause page for Sevathon 2014! Register to support us through this page or find your friend's Akshaya Patra USA page and register there! Together we will make a difference in the lives of over a million children! The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an innovative schoo...

    Tags: children, food, meals, school, education, poverty

    1999 days ago

  • Giving the Gift of Vision

    It only takes $30 to give the Gift of Vision to someone in need! Did you know that 45 million people in India are visually handicapped and needlessly blind? However, 80% of this blindness is curable. Since 1998, Sankara Eye Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, has been bring...

    Tags: sankara eye foundation, vision, nonprofit, charity, blindness, poverty, health care, medical care, eye, surgery

    1809 days ago

  • Let's Educate the Girls - International Women's Day campaign

    It’s the one day set aside to celebrate women’s economic, political, and social achievements, but, are we really celebrating all women this International Women’s Day?   As you read this, millions of girls both at home and abroad lack access to the education system they de...

    Tags: girls, women, poverty, child prostitution, child labor, education, underpriviliged

    1757 days ago

  • Sunday Friends at Sevathon-2016

    What is Sevathon?Sevathon is the walkathon that aims to set the standard as the largest social and service platform of its kind. It recognizes, supports, and nurtures a spirit of giving by empowering individuals of diverse backgrounds to unite and strengthen their communities. Walkers, runners, n...

    Tags: poverty, children, volunteering

    1284 days ago

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