West Africa has the lowest literacy rate in the world. Illiteracy is a huge contributing factor to the level of poverty in the region. More than 40% of the population - approximately 65 million are unable to read and write. The low literacy levels can be attributed to the numb...more
Your simple $25.00 donation provides a backpack filled with school supplies for a child in need in rural Guatemala. Join us in our efforts to offer educational opportunities to the poorest of the poor. With your help, we try to provide backpacks and supplies to each student when ...more
Every child has the right to live a life free from poverty, undernourishment and worry. This gift package will provide shelter, food, education, health care and clothing for a child in need. When you sponsor a child, you will be provided with the child's profile and the oppor...more
The What If? Foundation funds a food program for hungry children in Port-au-Prince that currently serves an average of 1,100 each weekday. For many of the children who come to be fed, this is their only meal of the day. Each child receives a large plate of vegetables, rice, be...more
Over half the world's population currently relies on wood, charcoal or other biomass for daily cooking, leading to respiratory diseases, economic hardship, environmental degradation, and carbon emissions. Solar cooking can help in alleviating these p...more
Solar Household Energy strives to unleash the potential of solar cooking for global health, economic development and the environment around the world, and deliver it to those whom it can benefit most. We accomplish this through partnerships with local organizations in the field,...
The most recent one night survey completed in January 2015 showed that the homeless situation is growing in our communities. There is a 21% increase of people counted on the streets, in doorways, and under structures than there were in 2014. We want to purchase food, blankets, s...more
Almost half of all Guatemalan children under the age of 5 are malnourished - the 4th highest chronic malnutrition rate in the world. The Indigenous communities that we serve are disproportionately affected by malnutrition, where up to 80% of children under five may be chronically malnourished. The detrimental short and...more
Mayan Families provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala, through education and community development programs.