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International : Development and Relief Services Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation. Water.org traces its roots back to the founding of WaterPartners in 1990.
Founded in 1970, Africare, a leader among organizations assisting Africa, has more projects on the continent than any other U.S.-based charity.
"AMREF has been saving lives year after year for decades, and should give us all hope that even the most complex health challenges can be overcome." - Bill Gates For more than 50 years, the African Medical & Research Foundation (AMREF) has worked with African communities in over 30 countries including Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan to break the vicious cycle of poor health and poverty. Africa-based, we are the largest health development organization on the continent, creating lasting, locally-run health services for millions of people.
Founded in 1995, Children of the Nations (COTN) provides holistic, Christ-centered care for orphaned and destitute children, enabling them to create positive and lasting change in their nations. Today, COTN is working in the USA, Dominican Republic, Sierra Leone, Malawi, and most recently in Uganda to provide relief for orphaned and destitute children. COTN operates homes, schools, farms, skill centers, clinics and village feeding centers in an effort to give quality care to our children.
Hawa Abdi There are few things in the world more depressing than the knowledge that a 65 year-old Somali gynecologist has bigger balls than you could ever hope to achieve even if you gave yourself steroid collagen injections to the scrotum every night and set up an induction port that allowed you to inflate them with an air pump like a basketball or those high-top sneakers from the early 90s. Meet Hawa Abdi.
Petition - A Petition to Support the Saving American Democracy Amendment : Bernie Sanders - U.S. Senator for VermontSen. Bernie Sanders has proposed a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court decision in a case called Citizens United vs.
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Human Rights Mapping and Response
Amnesty International's Eyes on Nigeria project leverages the power of geospatial technology to map human rights violations in Nigeria-enabling action by private citizens and policy makers.
Andaman islanders 'made to dance' for tourists on 'human safari' Link to video: Andaman Islanders 'forced to dance' for tourists