Charitable Partners is proud to benefit some of the world's leading nonprofit organizations working on issues related to hunger, poverty, peace, cancer and other widespread health problems, literacy and education, ecology, and animal protection and care. The organization also expands its advocacy to address new issues and concerns related to its overall mission, including providing relief to victims of natural disasters.

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A Child's Right A Child's Right (ACR) is a nonprofit relief organization working to change the current living standards and health of impoverished children the world over. Its staff, members and consultants come from very diverse backgrounds working with water purification and sanitation technologies, water quality issues at U.S. governmental standards, hygiene education practices, pediatric care, and international relief work. ACR has provided clean drinking and cooking water for tens of thousands of children.
Whizz Kids United Africaid's WhizzKids United program is a revolutionary HIV prevention package that targets kids from 12-15 years of age, teaching them essential life skills through the medium of soccer. Founded in 2002, Africaid is a U.K. registered charity working to positively affect individual people's lives through HIV / AIDS prevention and by improving the care and support available to those living with the disease.
African Wildlife Foundation The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on Africa. For over 45 years, AWF has worked to help ensure that Africa's wild resources endure. AWF has identified eight targeted regions, or "African heartlands" -- vast stretches of land combining national parks and local villages, government lands and private lands -- into a large, cohesive conservation landscape that often spans international borders. Within the African Heartlands, AWF implements a variety of efforts that conserve land, protect species and empower people.
AutismCares AutismCares is a consortium of leading autism organizations who have come together to support individuals with autism and their families during natural disasters and other catastrophic life events. AutismCares is funded by the contributions of the its partners and other individual donations. 100% of donations from member organizations are distributed to the families in need.
Baal Dan Baal Dan works in India to help children in need such as orphans, street children or impoverished children with food, supplies and education to break the cycle of poverty. Baal Dan researches and evaluates organizations that serve street children and orphans, and then works with them to help the children in the ways they need most.
BRAC (Bangladesh) BRAC works with people whose lives are dominated by extreme poverty, illiteracy, disease and other handicaps. With multifaceted development interventions, BRAC strives to bring about positive changes in the quality of life of the poor people of Bangladesh.
Cambodian Children's Fund Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF) is a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of Phnom Penh's most impoverished children and families. Providing hundreds of children with nutrition, housing, healthcare, and vocational training, CCF gives them the tools to break the cycle of poverty.
Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) The Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) is dedicated to fighting poverty and AIDS in rural communities in Africa by educating girls. Camfed began in 1993 by supporting 32 girls in rural Zimbabwe, and in 2007 this number grew to more than 400,000 children in some of the poorest regions of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania.
Cecily's Fund Cecily's Fund works with local Zambian partner organizations to enable orphans and vulnerable children to attend primary and secondary school, giving them hope for the future. Cecily's Fund also trains 40 to 50 graduates each year as health educators, giving them the chance to contribute to the fight against AIDS, and supports a number of orphan school-leavers to study on teacher-training programs.
Charities Advisory Trust The Charities Advisory Trust is a registered UK charity set up over 25 years ago providing practical help to charities and pioneering new ways of charitable giving.
Community Partners International Community Partners International (formerly Planet Care/GHAP & Foundation for the People of Burma) works with local partners and communities in Burma to improve conditions for the most vulnerable people, in places where there is little or no access to health and education. Working with local partners, CPI brings a wide range of health services to more than a million people, and strengthens thousands of communities in Burma and its border regions through educational initiatives.
Cree & Sueña Cree & Sueña (Believe & Dream) is a Bolivian nonprofit charity with volunteers based in La Paz and Seattle. Its mission is to spread joy and bring smiles to the faces of Bolivian children in rural areas by distributing toys, gifts, and school supplies to children whose families cannot afford them.
Darfur Peace & Development Organization The Darfur Peace & Development Organization (DPDO) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and offices in Khartoum and El Fasher, Sudan. DPDO provides humanitarian and development assistance to the victims of conflict in Darfur, Sudan without regard to ethnicity, gender, age or religious beliefs.
Darfur Stoves Project The Darfur Stoves Project (DSP) seeks to improve the safety and livelihoods of women in Darfur by providing fuel-efficient cookstoves which reduce firewood requirements, limit women's exposure to violence during firewood collection and decrease the use of money and food rations to obtain fuel.
Defenders of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities. Founded in 1947, they are one of the country’s leaders in science-based, results-oriented wildlife conservation. They work to protect and restore America’s native wildlife, safeguard habitat, resolve conflicts, work across international borders and educate and mobilize the public. They stand out in their commitment to saving imperiled wildlife and championing the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that protects those animals.
Elephant Nature Foundation The Elephant Nature Foundation works tirelessly to preserve and protect Asian elephants. It is their mission to save the Asian elephant from extinction and give domesticated elephants a life worth living by preserving habitat and increasing public awareness on humane treatment practices.
The Fabindia Schools The Fabindia School offers an exceptional education to more than 700 students in rural Rajasthan, India, using English as the medium of instruction. The school views primary education as a major stepping stone towards social mobility, equality and employment opportunities, and is committed to encouraging education and leadership opportunities for girls, as well as children from socially and economically marginalized communities who otherwise do not have access to quality education.
Feed Our Vets Feed Our Vets is a non-profit food pantry organization that is working to have fully stocked veteran food pantries set up in accessible locations all across the country. Feed Our Vets pantries distribute free food and groceries at regular, scheduled times to U.S. military veterans in need and their families.
Feeding America Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest) is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, with a network of more than 200 member food banks and food-rescue organizations serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Each year, Feeding America secures and distributes more than 2 billion pounds of food and grocery products to support feeding programs at approximately 50,000 local charitable agencies, including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, after-school programs, and Kids' Cafes.
First Book First Book is a nonprofit organization with a single mission: to give children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their first new books. The primary goal of First Book is to work with existing literacy programs to distribute new books to children who, for economic reasons, have little or no access to books. First Book has provided more than 50 million new books to children in need in hundreds of communities throughout the U.S.
Forests For Monarchs Forests For Monarchs is a project of La Cruz Habitat Protection Project, Inc., a U.S. non-profit organization, in partnership with La Cruz Habitat Protection Project - Mexico in support of the planting and management of sustainable new forests in Michoacan, Mexico and beyond.
Friendship Bridge Friendship Bridge is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides microcredit and educational programs so women and their families can create their own solutions to poverty. The organization promotes women's empowerment through access to education and capital; offers a means to self-employment and self-sufficiency; and inspires women to become leaders and agents of change. Rooted in the belief that when offered microloans, education and encouragement, women embrace the hand-up they desire to make a better life for themselves, their families and their communities, Friendship Bridge currently empowers more than 12,000 women in Guatemala.
Friends of WFP Friends of WFP is a U.S.-based, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that focuses on building support in the United States for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and other hunger relief operations. Friends of WFP unites organizations and individuals committed to solving world hunger. Its education, advocacy and fundraising efforts in the United States support WFP's life-saving global food assistance and development programs.
The Fund for Animals The Fund for Animals, one of the largest, most active and successful organizations working for the cause of animals, operates four direct care centers, including the world-famous Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch. This haven is unique in that it is home to not only horses and burros but also a refuge to hundreds of other animals -- from chimpanzees to bobcats and camels.
Fundación Tradiciones Mayas Fundación Tradiciones Mayas has worked since 1992 with women artisans and their families in remote, rural Guatemala. FTM promotes and preserves the ancient art of back strap weaving with 85 artisans in six cooperative groups, and has a long term commitment to the artisans and their children, including access to health care, business development for the artisans, and scholarships for their children.
Gardens for Health Established in 2006, Gardens for Health was founded in the belief that a comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment plan requires access to adequate, nutritious food. Gardens for Health supports Rwandans living with HIV/AIDS to establish cooperative gardens and other agricultural initiatives throughout the country.
Gifted Hands Innovation Center Gifted Hands Innovation Center is a Rwandan nonprofit affiliated with Gahaya Links, which works with weaving cooperatives throughout the country. With over 50 affiliated cooperatives in which Hutu and Tutsi members work side by side, Gifted Hands enables the weaving of reconciliation as the country recovers from the lasting wounds of the 1994 genocide. Gifted Hands seeks to improve Rwandans' access to medical insurance and care, nutritious food, education, and the tools that are needed to build towards a better life.
GirlSportWorks The U.S.-based non-profit GirlSportWorks helps girls in the Peruvian Andes gain the skills and confidence to pursue their dreams with a sports program created exclusively for girls. Students aged 9–14 participate in the classes two times per week, and the curriculum cycles through seven sports, including football, track and field, volleyball, and Frisbee, helping foster life-success attributes such as self-confidence, leadership, and teamwork.
Haitian Health Foundation A volunteer effort of health professionals begun in 1982, the Haitian Health Foundation (HHF) is a four-star charity on Charity Navigator. 93% of funds collected go directly to services for the poor. In 1985, after working for four years in Port au Prince, HHF moved its outreach to Jérémie, Haiti, at the suggestion of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, in order to bring health care, hope, and opportunity to this especially poor and remote area.
The HALO Trust The HALO Trust is the world's largest demining agency. With more than 8,000 staff working in ten war-ravaged countries around the world, The HALO Trust has destroyed 13 million landmines and items of unexploded ordnance since 1988.
Home For Life Home For Life® is a long-term animal sanctuary that provides lifetime care for cats and dogs with special needs who cannot find a home, but who can still lead a quality life. Animals come from almost every state in the U.S., as well as from Canada, South Korea, Taiwan, and from major U.S. shelters that cannot find homes for them. Home For Life® also offers a home for retired service animals like Seeing Eye dogs and retired K9s.
Home For Life Hope For Two The Pregnant with Cancer Network strives to remove barriers preventing women from obtaining complete and accurate information about their options for dealing with cancer while pregnant, and respects and supports every woman's personal decisions without judgment. Hope for Two serves women in all socioeconomic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds world-wide.
Intelligent Mobility International Intelligent Mobility International (IMI) was formed as a nonprofit organization to empower people and their communities around the world. IMI designs, produces, and distributes affordable and durable wheelchairs to help people with disabilities find sustainable employment, and new hope in their lives.
International Fund for Animal Welfare The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) works to improve the welfare of wild and domestic animals throughout the world by reducing commercial exploitation of animals, protecting wildlife habitats, and assisting animals in distress. IFAW seeks to motivate the public to prevent cruelty to animals and to promote animal welfare and conservation policies that advance the well-being of both animals and people.
JWOC Journeys Within Our Community (JWOC) focuses on improving living conditions for people in Cambodia, Laos and Burma. By working at the local level and focusing on basic needs such as clean water, education, health, emergency relief and other community based issues, JWOC helps to develop projects that start small, but with outside support, gain momentum and change lives.
Jungle Friends Jungle Friends Primary Sanctuary, located on 12 acres in Gainesville, Florida, rescues and offers a permanent safe haven to monkeys from around the United States who have been abused, confiscated by authorities, retired from research, or who are former pets.
Lekotek Lekotek is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing children who have disabilities access to the benefits of play experiences. Lekotek's play development model consists of professional play sessions, the prescriptive use of toys and strong family involvement.
Lights For Life Lights For Life International works to increase the opportunities available to children who are lighting-impoverished by providing them with LED lighting so they can study after dark. Lights for Life also works to reduce total global carbon dioxide emissions by discouraging the use of kerosene for lighting.
Making Memories Making Memories' mission is to grant wishes, including memory-making events, for metastatic breast cancer patients, while continuing to support, educate and increase resource awareness.
Mapendo Mapendo International works to fill the critical and unmet needs of people affected by war and conflict who have fallen through the net of humanitarian assistance. This commitment is expressed through targeting individuals, families and groups of people overlooked by existing aid programs. Mapendo strives to alleviate human suffering, to protect life and health, and to raise awareness for these vulnerable people.
Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of "the needs of the patient come first." Nearly 3,500 physicians and scientists and more than 48,000 allied health staff work at the sites in Rochester, Minnesota., Jacksonville, Florida., and Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. Collectively, the three clinic locations treat more than half a million people each year.
Mercy Corps Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps works amid disasters, conflicts, chronic poverty and instability to unleash the potential of people who can win against nearly impossible odds. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1.5 billion in assistance to people in 106 nations.
Millennium Promise Millennium Promise's flagship initiative, Millennium Villages project, offers a bold, innovative model for helping rural African communities lift themselves out of extreme poverty. With simple solutions like providing high-yield seeds, fertilizers, medicines, drinking wells and materials to build school rooms and clinics, Millennium Promise is effectively combating extreme poverty and nourishing communities into a new age of health and opportunity. Currently, Millennium Promise works in 80 villages across ten different countries -- Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, and Uganda.
MSUK (Manob Sakti Unnayan Kendro) MSUK (Manob Sakti Unnayan Kendro) is a Bangladeshi non-profit charitable organization established in 1999 to combat the devastating effects of widespread arsenic contamination. MSUK works to protect and promote basic human rights -- including the right to clean, safe drinking water -- and uses technology to transform deprivation and poverty into development and possibility.
National Autism Association The National Autism Association responds to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.
National Breast Cancer Foundation The National Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need.
The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy is a US charitable environmental organization working to preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy works in more than 30 countries, including all 50 United States, with an increasingly global reach. The Conservancy has over one million members, has protected more than 69,000 square kilometers (17 million acres) in the United States and more than 473,000 square kilometers (117 million acres) internationally.
Nepal Youth Foundation Nepal Youth Foundation is a U.S. based nonprofit organization devoted to bringing hope to the most destitute children in Nepal. With a personal touch, NYF provides them with what should be every child's birthright -- education, housing, medical care, and loving support.
Northern Lights Wildlife Society The Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter in Smithers, British Columbia, is dedicated to giving injured and orphaned wildlife a second chance at survival. A haven for bears, moose and deer, Northern Lights also accepts other mammals, and has become an expert in bear rehabilitation. With a proven track record of raising and releasing wild animals without causing them to become overly used to humans, Northern Lights is a last refuge for wildlife in need of help.
North Shore Animal League America North Shore Animal League America is the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization in the world. Since 1944, The League's mission has been saving the lives of pets through adoption, rescue, spay/neuter and advocacy initiatives. Every year, the League reaches across the country to rescue, nurture and adopt nearly 20,000 pets into happy and loving homes.
Nyaya Health Nyaya Health is a unique assembly of Nepal- and US-based public health experts and healthcare providers who use collective expertise to develop long-term, system-level improvements in healthcare delivery in impoverished areas of Nepal. The Nyaya Health clinic in Achham is run by an all-Nepali staff, and focuses on primary care, maternal and child health, HIV, and tuberculosis. Nyaya Health is expanding its network of mobile health workers to reach outlying areas. Its services have been developed in collaboration with the government of Nepal; the ultimate goal is full integration with public-sector health programs.
The Ocean Foundation The Ocean Foundation's mission is to support, strengthen, and promote those organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, California, is the only rescue group in Orange County licensed to rescue, rehabilitate, and release animals that strand themselves on Orange County beaches. PMMC also conducts ongoing research into pathological conditions affecting the marine mammal population, and works to increase public awareness through education and outreach.
Partners in Health Partners in Health is a non-profit corporation active in the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, Russia, and the United States. Its mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service, training, advocacy, and research, and by establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations, PIH strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them, and to serve as an antidote to despair.
PATH PATH is an international nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health. By collaborating with diverse public- and private-sector partners, we help provide appropriate health technologies and vital strategies that change the way people think and act. Our work improves global health and well-being.
Patient Access Network Foundation Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation is an independent non-profit established in 2004 and dedicated to assisting patients who cannot afford the out-of-pocket costs associated with their treatment needs. With 20 disease-specific funds, PAN assists the underinsured in accessing health care treatments.
Paws With a Cause Paws With a Cause® trains Assistance Dogs for people with disabilities, provides lifetime team support that encourages independence, and promotes awareness through education. Foundation The Foundation was created in 2003 to assist the thousands of animal organization members of through problem solving, fundraising, and providing relief in times of stress or disaster. Its mission is to ensure that no pet is euthanized for lack of a home.
Prosthetics Outreach Foundation Prosthetics Outreach Foundation aspires to be a catalyst for change in developing countries to help ensure that children and adults who suffer from limb loss and limb deformities have access to high-quality orthopedic and non-clinical rehabilitation services. Its main goal is to help create conditions within developing countries that allow children and adults who suffer from limb loss and limb deformities to obtain the often life-long care required for their successful (re)integration into their communities.
Rainforest Conservation Fund Rainforest Conservation Fund's mission is ensuring the future of tropical rainforests through practical solutions and with respectful commitment to local people.
Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Volunteer Corps provides free healthcare, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States and the world. Founded in 1985, RAM coordinates volunteer doctors, nurses, pilots, veterinarians and support workers in expeditions to provide no-cost healthcare in some of the world's most remote places.
Room to Read Room to Read partners with local communities throughout the developing world to establish schools, libraries, and other educational infrastructure. They seek to intervene early in the lives of children in the belief that education is a lifelong gift that empowers people to ultimately improve socioeconomic conditions for their families, communities, countries, and future generations. Through the opportunities that only an education can provide, they strive to break the cycle of poverty, one child at a time.
Save Darfur Coalition The Save Darfur Coaltion was founded in 2004 with the signing of a unity statement demanding peace and security for the people of Darfur. The Coalition is an alliance of over 180 faith-based, advocacy and humanitarian organizations, representing 130 million people of all ages, races, religions and political affiliations united together to stop the genocide in Darfur.
Save the Rain Save the Rain teaches water-starved communities to use the rain as a sustainable water supply. The rain catchment systems are built with local materials, by the local work force, ensuring that they are repairable by the communities themselves. Rain is caught in both roof and surface collection systems, and filtered with a Slow Sand Filtration system -- a filtration system that requires no electricity, chemicals, cartridges or moving parts. With a rain catchment and filtration system in place, even the most rural, impoverished areas can now capture clean water from Nature's own faucet -- the sky above -- preventing the waterborne diseases that kill thousands of people around the world every day.
Sit Stay Read! Inc. Sit Stay Read has worked since 2003 to help inner-city children in Chicago learn basic literacy skills by pairing hesitant readers with trained volunteer dogs. Commitment to ongoing evaluation, quality programs, and volunteer training makes Sit Stay Read a leader in the fight for childhood literacy.
Soles4Souls Soles4Souls facilitates the donations of shoes, both new and used, which are used to aid the hurting worldwide. Its simple mission is to impact as many lives as possible with the gift of shoes.
SPEED Trust SPEED Trust (Slum People Education and Economic Development) is a charitable public trust which acts in the slum areas of Chennai, the fourth largest city of India. SPEED Trust works to improve educational levels for children, earning power for socially and economically deprived women, and independence and self-sustainability for all slum residents, without regard to their color, caste, sex, or religion.
The Sumatran Orangutan Society The Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS) is dedicated to the conservation of Sumatran orangutans and their forest home. Together with a team of committed Indonesian conservationists, it works with local communities living alongside orangutan habitat. SOS visits schools, plants trees and provides training to help the local people work towards a more sustainable future for their forests.
Tibetan Healing Fund Tibetan Healing Fund (THF) is a nonprofit organization working to improve healthcare and education for Tibetans. THF's current programs include midwife training, health education and outreach, and Tibetan-language educational materials. The majority of Tibetan Healing Fund's programs are designed, implemented and managed by Tibetans themselves, using transparent and participatory methods while incorporating local and traditional knowledge.
Trees for Cities Trees For Cities started in 1993 as Trees for London when a group of young Londoners recognised the need for more trees in the capital. Today, in addition to tree planting, the charity is now involved in a wide range of activities that include educational work with schools and community groups, vocational training in arboriculture and horticulture, re-landscaping the public realm, and campaigning.
U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center provides its patients diagnostic, treatment and support services in a collaborative environment, focused on excellence in patient care. Drawing on the strengths of the University of Michigan faculty, the Cancer Center has assembled a team of specialists who are leaders in their fields to unravel the threat of cancer and to provide care and comfort to those it afflicts.
Veteran Homestead Veteran Homestead. provides medical, psychological, and spiritual care to veterans who are diagnosed with a terminal illness, elderly, disabled, or otherwise in need.
Veterans Village of San Diego With five locations throughout San Diego County, Veterans Village of San Diego serves more than 2,000 military veterans, men and women, annually. VVSD extends assistance to homeless veterans and their families by providing substance abuse recovery, counseling, job training and job search assistance, housing, food, clothing, and legal services.
VDPCA The Volunteer Development Poverty Children's School was established in 2005 by two Buddhist monks, Rathana Nn and Togh Main, who wanted to help some of Siem Reap's poorest children achieve a positive future through education. It achieved registered NGO status in 2007 under the name Volunteer Development Poverty Children's Association. VDPCA offers free classes to more than 600 children, 60% of them girls.
VSPCA Visakha Society For Protection and Care of Animals (VSPCA) works to aid suffering animals, prevent cruelty and neglect, protect wildlife such as baby turtles, and educate about animal issues in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Its eco-friendly, no-kill shelter compound provides shelter to over a thousand animals in need. VSPCA receives no grant funding for any of its wildlife projects, and relies on direct donations and support in order to continue its vital work.
Vital Edge HelpAge India is a secular, not-for-profit organization registered under the Societies' Registration Act of 1860. We were set up in 1978, and since then have been raising resources to protect the rights of India's elderly and provide relief to them through various interventions.We make society aware of the concerns of the aged and promote better understanding of ageing issues.
Women's Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE) Women's Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE) is a non-profit organization established in 1990. With project centers in the ethnic Karen and Karenni refugee camps along the Thai-Burma and Indo-Burma borders, WEAVE works to improve the lives of marginalized indigenous women and children by improving education, health, and self-reliance.
World Bicycle Relief World Bicycle Relief's mission is to provide access to independence and livelihood through the power of bicycles. World Bicycle Relief is partnered with a USAID-funded, World Vision-led coalition of relief organizations to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in Zambia. The initiative will provide 23,000 bicycles to community home-based care volunteers, disease prevention educators and vulnerable households, and also provide training and equipment for more than 400 bicycle mechanics in the field. Through the power of bicycles, World Bicycle Relief improves the quality of life for men, women and children in developing nations.
World Land Trust-US World Land Trust-US is an international conservation organization dedicated to buying, protecting and sustainably managing lands that conserve rare or endangered species and threatened ecosystems rich in biodiversity. Working with local conservation organizations who negotiate, acquire and manage private lands, WLT-US has saved 1.6 million acres of rainforests and other threatened habitats over the past 21 years.
Zardozi - Markets for Afghan Artisans Meaning "Golden Thread" in the Dari language, Zardozi - Markets for Afghan Artisans is a non-profit non-governmental organization based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Zardozi was originally founded in 1984 as the Sewing Centre Project of Danish non-profit DACAAR, and benefits from over 20 years' experience promoting work and training opportunities for Afghan women in refugee camps. Zardozi continues to create income opportunities for women in Afghanistan while at the same time preserving traditional handicrafts.