Botswana has the 3rd highest rate of HIV / Aids in the world and this area of the country has the greatest need for assistance. ADORE’s mission is to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of this forgotten group of people, with a special focus on helping children.
New Hope is a micro loan project reaching the poorest of the poor in Northern Ethiopia. The project started with a single donation of $50 and has now grown to more than a thousand beneficiaries. For the first time people have money in their bank accounts, giving them new hope for the future.
Mothers with a Heart for Ethiopia is a volunteer-led and volunteer driven organization based
Banteay Srey Project is dedicated to expanding the choices available to Cambodian women who are vulnerable to the consequences of inter-generational trauma, violence, exploitation, lack of education and lifelong poverty. The project provides a safe environment for young women to learn marketable skills while earning a fair wage. Our current childcare campaign will ensure these women can give their children nutritious food and a positive space to play, learn and grow.
The plan now seeks out the poorest of young women and men before they turn to seek to make a living on the streets. The DevXchange New Livelihood Project is implamented by our local partners, The Mulu Wongel Church. The committee, selected by the church, carefully searches for candidates among the hundreds if not thousands of potential candidates for training in vocational skills.
The original project has had such a success that it is now multiplying itself into new areas and expanding its original vision to include integrated development with water, health, education, and expanding on income generating activities. One of the new areas is North Shoa a strategic area that is the convergence of 4 tribes/regions in Ethiopia (Amhara, Oromo, Afar, and Arbgoba).
Rift Valley Marathon participants and volunteers will visit Kenya in March to run, and contribute their skills to a variety of community based projects.
Sharla Wallace is the lead member of Helping Empower Alternative Rural Development (HEARD).
This project aims to build local capacity for poverty reduction in the rural village of Toh-Kpalime in the Volta Region.
Tsegaye Eshete is the project leader of the Bethal Orphans and Elders project in Ethiopia. The project is dedicated to improving the lives of the people who society has forgotten.
Heartprints Community Centre Rwanda has changed its name to Bird of Paradise Ministries- Rwanda (BPMR), a local organization based in Rwanda whose primary goal is to provide basic care for the homeless elderly who do not have family members to provide for them.
Solome Nanvule is the Project Leader of Pelletier Teenage Mothers Foundation which is dedicated to creating lives for new mothers.
Anne and Noah Mugenyi are the lead members of the CanAfric Community Initiative which is dedicated to improving the quality of lives in Uganda.
The work of the Gambella Anglican Centre is to empower leaders in the church to serve their communities. The center provides theological education through the Saint Frumentius’ Anglican Theological College. The Centre provides a place to ‘equip the saints for ministry’ in health education, nutritional/agricultural education, literacy, bible translation, outreach and service to the community.
The Bracey/Stefan family has helped created a micro-finance fund in rural Kenya. The have instigated two major projects with the Kokwet Women’s Groups just outside of Eldoret.