THEMES IN FOCUS

Borderless Health Care

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While you may live in a region where medical care is available, the reality is that hundreds of millions do not. In some cases it's not a lack of availability, but it's simply not available to everyone. There are many factors that prevent people fro...
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Child Soldiers

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Today, there are more than 250,000[1] children who have been recruited—often by force—to participate in armed conflict worldwide. Many of these girls and boys are stolen from their families, maimed, raped, drugged, used as sex slaves or otherwise abuse...
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Education

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Imagine you couldn’t read or write. Imagine you knew nothing of the world that exists beyond your hometown. Imagine you had no idea how to prevent common illnesses that were devastating your community. Or worse yet, imagine you didn’t even know your ...
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Emergency Health Care

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What would you do if you got sick, were ready to deliver a baby or had something serious happen to a loved one and literarlly had nowhere to go? What if the hospitals & clinics that once existed were now piles of rubble and the medical infrastru...
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Empowering the Exploited

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Did you know that there are more men, women and children held in slavery today than over the course of the entire trans-Atlantic slave trade? Human trafficking is a profitable business for those who sell human lives, generating 12 billion dollars pr...
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Food Security

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There are a lot of factors that determine whether or not you will have something to eat each day. Most of which none of us really give much thought to. Will there be a flood? Will war break out? Will there be enough money to buy food? These are q...
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Giving Kids a Chance

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It's not cliche to say that children are the future. It's true. Caring for the youngest and most vulnerable among us is about more than the survival of a species - it's about investing in person and what that person could become. The possibility ...
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HIV/AIDS Care for Children

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More than 2.6 million children under 15 are currently living with HIV and AIDS. A growing body of evidence demonstrates how children living with or affected by HIV and AIDS are especially vulnerable to issues of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitatio...
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Housing Hope

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Through the work of Habitat for Humanity, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem―decent hous...
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Innovative Hunger Solutions

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  There are 925 million undernourished people in the world today. That means one in seven people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. Hunger and malnutrition are in fact the number one risk to the health worldwide — greater ...
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Literacy for Life

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Literacy is a fundamental human right and the foundation for lifelong learning. It is fully essential to social and human development in its ability to transform lives. For individuals, families, and societies alike, it is an instrument of empowerme...
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Malaria Sucks!

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Over 50% of the World's population is at risk of contracting malaria and each year it kills over 1,000,000 people. People don't have to die of malaria, but as the stats show, many do. In the month of August, Kutoa not only wants to raise mon...
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Oppressed Peoples

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Today, millions of lives around the world are in the grip of injustice. More children, women and men are held in slavery right now than over the course of the entire trans-Atlantic slave trade: Millions toil in bondage, their work and even their bod...
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Orphan Care

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Zimbabwe faces extreme challenges beyond just the climatic shocks that have ravaged the country. The devastating AIDS epidemic of the 1990s/2000s has resulted in generations of orphaned children. As many as 1 in 4 children in Zimbabwe has lost one o...
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Protecting The Poor From Violence

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Throughout the developing world, fear of violence is part of everyday life for the poor.  It’s as much a part of poverty as hunger, disease or malnutrition. ·        Nearly 2 million children are exploited in the commercial sex trade ·        1 in 5 ...
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Protecting The Welfare Of Women & Girls

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Women and girls are disproportionately affected by poverty and discrimination. Not everyone starts from the same place on the path out of poverty. Lack of education for girls contributes to early marriage, higher birth rates, and lower income. Discrimi...
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Raising The Roof

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Through the work of Habitat for Humanity, thousands of low-income families have found new hope in the form of affordable housing. Churches, community groups and others have joined together to successfully tackle a significant social problem―decent hous...
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Recovering From Disaster

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In the early hours of November 8th 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Eastern Samar province in the Philippines. The typhoon smashed into coastal communities on the surrounding islands, with maximum sustained winds of about 315 km/hr and gusts...
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Relief for Refugees

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Governments normally guarantee the basic human rights and physical security of their citizens. But when people become refugees this safety net disappears. Refugees fleeing war or persecution are often in a very vulnerable situation. They have no protec...
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Securing The Future

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Secure The Future is poised to be the core of all that World Vision is doing and funding moving forward through their East Africa Regional Office. While things like water, health/nutrition and education remain important, the Secure The Future initia...
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Supporting Self-Sustainability

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Giving a hand so that people can help themselves is an essential value of Kutoa. Just like seeing many give a little so that a lot can be done, we here at Kutoa believe that by helping people when they need it will empower them to help themselves, ...
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Supporting Syrian Refugees

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The situation in Syria is still deeply concerning for those desiring to live in peace. The victims of the civil war are people just like you and I. They had jobs, schools, families, places to go and things to do - all those things have been supercee...
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When Disaster Strikes

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Have you ever had something happen that you weren't expecting? We all have. But imagine that something was a flood that swept away your family, a fire that destoyed your home, or an earthquake that has opened sewage lines and contaminted the drinking w...
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Women's Empowerment

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Our experience shows us that, when equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women and girls are disproportionately affected by poverty and discrimination. Not everyone sta...
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THIS MONTH'S PROJECTS

A Fight for Freedom

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Rightful Ownership

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Protecting Innocence

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