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 is not a lack of availability, but it is simply not available to everyone. There are many factors that prevent people ...
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Child Soldiers

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A child soldier is a person under the age of eighteen who is a part of any kind of regular or irregular armed force/group. Today, more than 250,000 child soldiers are taking part in armed conflict. They are present in at least thirty conflicts, and it ...
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Disaster Relief

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Disaster relief is the process of responding to catastrophic events and providing humanitarian aid to suffering persons/communities. Disaster happens suddenly, and is often the cause of suffering and loss. Disasters might include hurricanes, earthquake...
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Education

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Imagine if you could not read or write. Imagine if you knew nothing of the world that exists beyond your hometown. Imagine if you had no idea how to prevent common illnesses that were devastating your community; or worse, imagine if you did not know yo...
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Empowerment of Women & Girls

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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 star...
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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 questio...
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HIV/AIDS

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HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and for which there is no cure. Spread through bodily fluids, this virus attacks a person’s immune system. As a result, their body will struggle to fig...
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Housing

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Having somewhere to call home is critical to having a healthy and productive life; however, a recent UN study showed that approximately one hundred million people are homeless worldwide and 1.6 billion people are living in places that do not meet their...
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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 than over the course of the entire trans-Atlantic slave trade. Millions toil in bondage; their work and even their bodies are the ...
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Orphan Care

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The classic definition of an orphan is a child (under the age of eighteen) who has lost both parents. The World Health Organization and the United Nations now include children who have lost only one parent. Today, there are approximately 153 million or...
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Refugee Care

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According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, a refugee is someone who has been forced to flee from his or her country because of persecution, war, or violence. Governments normally guarantee the basic human rights and physical securi...
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Self-sustainability

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When an individual/community is self-sustainable, they have the ability to provide for their needs with the resources that are at their disposal; they are not reliant on aid from others. Self-sustainability is advanced by a stable economy, an absence o...
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THIS MONTH'S PROJECTS

253 Oral Rehydration Packets in Indonesia

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1 Fish Farm in Armenia

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113 Anti-Malaria Tablets in Mozambique

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