Results for "poverty"


  • Akshaya Patra USA

    Akshaya Patra USA

    The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an innovative school meal program that currently serves hot, nutritious school meals to 1.5 million children across India every day! Akshaya Patra was founded on the belief that the simplest of catalysts—a hot school meal—could reverse poverty trends by combating c...

    Tags: Children, Hunger, Education, Poverty, Akshaya, Non-Profit

    449 days ago

  • 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

    2942 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

    2942 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

    2942 days ago

  • Society for Rural Improvement

    Society for Rural Improvement

    SRI (Society for Rural Improvement is a Registered, Non Profit, Tax exempt organization committed to provide socio-economic support to the poorest rural women.  While the short term goals are to supplement the meager resources for subsistence, the long term objectives are Poverty Alleviation, Eco...

    Tags: rural, women, credit, empowerment, society, poverty, poor

    2865 days ago

  • ptaadmin

      Path to Anandam is a non-profit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA We guide people “How to be happy, healthy and blissful.” Our mission  is to alleviate the suffering of others through education and supporting philanthropic causes. Path to Anandam offers unique step-by-step pr...

    Tags: education, rural education, spirituality, meditation, women's empowerment, disaster relief, humanitarian aid, women, kids, poverty, prosperity, abundance, yoga, Sevathon, non-profit, joyful learning

    1778 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

    2860 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

    2512 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

    2322 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

    2270 days ago

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