Their mission is to create permanent change in the lives of men, women, and children in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
Everywhere we look, women are tackling the world’s toughest challenges — from poverty to healthcare to hunger. When it comes to tackling hunger, women are among our strongest allies.
And a single woman like Hawa, a community health worker in Mali, has the power to change her community for the better.
From a community health worker, change spreads: from mother to child, neighbor to neighbor, community to community, generation to generation.
On International Women’s Day, join us in celebrating and honoring powerful women leading the fight to end hunger.
Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist whose primary goal is to create a better way to deal with deadly hunger. For almost 40 years, this global humanitarian organization has been on the front lines treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries; serving more than 20 million people in 2017 alone. Action Against Hunger is the leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. The organization is committed to doubling the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million by 2020. Of every dollar donated, 93 cents go directly to saving lives today and preventing hunger tomorrow.Learn More
Powering Potential is continuing its mission with a new computer lab in the San Francisco Rio Itaya School in the Belén District.
Café Reconcile encourages personal growth, provides workforce development and training, promotes entrepreneurship, and builds strong communities.
The nonprofit HYPELITE wants to inspire and empower students to take charge of their future by cultivating their passion and creativity.
Opportunities Academy is a post-secondary school that caters to and empowers students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Since its inception, the Deaf Enabled Foundation has tried to bridge the gap between the deaf and hearing enabled.
From working with autistic children to adapting equipment for paraplegics, DSES believes that no one should be left behind because of a disability.
The goal of Backpacks for the Street and Together Helping Others is to offer hope and compassion to the city’s (oft-ignored) homeless population.