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At the GVN Foundation we partner with grassroots organizations around the world that are working with women and children. Global Volunteer Network supports these organiations by providing volunteers, and the GVN Foundation provides support in the form of grants. We are currently supporting organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Our partner organization in Ethiopia provides shelter, healthcare, and education for Ethiopian children who are forced to live on the streets. They are currently fundraising for the running costs of their children's home which provides a temporary shelter for street children.
Our partner organization in Kenya works with a number of orphanages, schools and IDP camps. They are currently seeking funds to continue their porridge program at Pipeline camp. Pipeline is home to 6500 people who were displaced by the post-election violence in 2008. The porridge program provides essential nutrition to the children living in the camp.
Our partner organization in Rwanda works to support education centers to cater to children from poor and victimized families in the town of Kigali. They are currently seeking funds to support their nutrition program, which is helping reduce child malnutrition.
Our partner organization in South Africa works with a number of nurserys. They are currently seeking funds to support the ongoing running costs at these projects.
Our partner organization in Uganda works with a number of schools and orphanages. They are currently raising funds for a hot lunch program which they run at Nalusse Primary School. Getting a hot lunch is important to these needy kids as many come to school without breakfast. The annual budget is about $3,800 – which includes all food, cooking oil, salt, charcoal and salary for the cook.
Our partner organization in Nepal runs two orphanages. They are currently raising funds to ensure that the children in their care have all their educational, nutritional and medical needs met.
Nepal - Antardristi
Our second partner organization in Nepal runs residential centres for victims of sexual abuse. They are currently raising funds to cover the rent of their centres to ensure that they can continue to provide essential care to children and youth.
Our partner in the Philippines works in the marginalized communities of the capital Metro Manila and in Romblon, one of the Philippines’ poorest provinces. They are currently raising funds to assist the victims of the 2010 flooding.
We are currently raising funds to support a number of orphanages and schools in Vietnam. These funds will be distributed by a GVN representative in July 2012.
Our partner organization in Peru works with an orphanage and a number of schools. They are currently fundraising for an educational fund they have set up for the girls at their orphanage. The education fund will be used to ensure that the girls are able to receive vocational or university education after they graduate from high school.
Our partner organization in Ecuador is working to promote sustainable development in several environmental reserves throughout Ecuador. They are currently raising funds for their environmental preservation work.