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Disaster Response - Flood, Typhoon, Cyclone, Quake, Famine
  • Category: Child protection, Emergency Relief
  • Target Group: Displaced people, Homeless people
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Any

Disaster Response - Flood, Typhoon, Cyclone, Quake, Famine

Natural disasters are inevitable.  Strategies of emergency risk reduction can go a long way in building community level resilience against the forces of nature, yet the impact of natural disaster rips right through communities which lack funding and local expertise.

Electronic Literacy
  • Category: Education
  • Grant: $150,001 - $500,000
  • Target Group: Any, Ethnic minorities
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Any

Electronic Literacy

Literacy in Bloom will address the lack of access to learning resources for unschooled adults, illiterate women and bilingual children in the developing world through Bloom – a free interactive software.  The ability to read, write and understand numerical concepts has an enormous impact on a person’s life, as it is integral to social, political and economic empowerment.

Keeping Girls in School
  • Category: Education, Female empowerment, Health, Life / Vocational Skilling, Micro-enterprise
  • Grant: < $10,000
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: Adolescents

Keeping Girls in School

Menstrual management can be difficult at the best of times.  Women with no disposable income may use multiple pairs of underwear, kitchen sponges or dirty rags in place of tampons and sanitary pads.  Due to the unhygienic nature of these ‘pieces’, they regularly experience rashes, sores, bruising and infections.

Online Library Platform
  • Target Group: Any
  • Gender: Any
  • Age: Children

Online Library Platform

In areas where books are scarce but telecommunication networks are emerging, a cloud-based library platform offers an innovative alternative to shipping large volumes of literature to the developing world.