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Child Foundation

Child Foundation is a 4-star rated non-profit working to support the education of impoverished children.

From the website: "Child Foundation is an international charity organization that helps children living in poverty remain in school. The children sponsored through our programs are high achievers, and many of the children we assist are orphans or children living in emergency situations. By enhancing the quality of life for children in need, as well as their respective…

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Added by William J. Welte on April 23, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

Shirley Ann Sullivan Educational Foundation

From the website: "Our mission is to provide education to children and youth throughout the world. Through continued research of educational programs, we identify and implement solutions impacting the development of children and youth. We also collaborate with youth serving organizations that support our vision of developing self-sustaining methods to improve the quality of life for future generations."

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Added by William J. Welte on April 9, 2015 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Blood:Water

From the website: "We are a community, motivated by the love of Christ, to create lasting change in Africa. We give our lives to serve local leaders and join them in the fight to end the HIV/AIDS and water crises."

Consider donating to Blood:Water.

Added by William J. Welte on April 8, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International

The Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International is a 4-star rated organization.

From the website: "More than Medicine, Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International is making life better for thousands in Honduras and Nicaragua because Jesus Christ calls us to serve the poor and give them hope in his name. With billions living in poverty, we can't stand by and hope it will get better on its own. We Christians are called to serve personally or support those that…

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Added by William J. Welte on April 7, 2015 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Back2back Ministries

Back2back Ministries is a 3-star non-profit working to support orphans and other marginalized children around the world.

From the website: "Today, Back2Back provides care for today and hope for tomorrow to orphans and vulnerable children in Mexico, Nigeria, India and Haiti.  The care for today is accomplished in part through you, our ministry teams and partners, who visit year round and help provide basic necessities."

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Added by William J. Welte on April 6, 2015 at 6:32pm — No Comments

20/20/20

20/20/20 is an organization helping to restore vision to the blind.

From the website: "They call them the “needlessly blind” because the only reason they remain blind is because they are poor. Too poor to afford a simple, low-cost surgery that could restore their eyesight in as little as 15 minutes. The vast majority of these blind children and adults will never receive this miracle surgery and they will remain blind for the rest of their lives unless someone helps them. That’s…

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Added by William J. Welte on April 6, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Bikes not Bombs

Bikes not Bombs is a 3-star rated organization:

from the website: "Bikes Not Bombs uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change. We reclaim thousands of bicycles each year. We create local and global programs that provide skill development, jobs, and sustainable transportation. Our programs mobilize youth and adults to be leaders in community transformation."

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Added by William J. Welte on April 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Baitulmaal

Baitulmaal is a 4-star rated organization working to help those affected by poverty or disaster.

From the website: "Baitulmaal, on behalf of our generous donors, institutes compassionate projects worldwide to improve the lives of disaster victims, underprivileged children, the sick, elderly, orphans, widows, and needy families, regardless of nationality, race, or religion.  Our activities are based on the principals of Islamic teachings, which stress the dignity and sanctity of…

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Added by William J. Welte on April 3, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Asha for Education

Asha for Education is a 4-star rated organization working to provide education in India. 

From the website: "Asha for Education  is a secular organization dedicated to change in India by focusing on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.

In keeping with this focus, our volunteers are involved with and support projects that are secular and have an education-related component to them."

Added by William J. Welte on April 2, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

CARE

CARE is a 3-star rated humanitarian organization working to fight against poverty around the world.

"CARE cuts poverty off at its roots. We provide tools for sustainable change to the people most vulnerable to hunger, violence and disease."

Consider donating to CARE.

Added by William J. Welte on April 1, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

ANERA

American Near east Refugee Aid is a 4-star rated organization working to support the marginalized living in Palestine and other areas in the Near East.

From the website: "American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) advances the well-being of people in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan. Through partnerships and close consultation with local groups and communities, ANERA responds to economic, health and educational…

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Added by William J. Welte on April 1, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Charity: Water

Charity: Water is a 4-star rated non-profit working to provide water to those who need it.

From the website: "Here, we'd like to introduce you to a few of those 748 million. They are very real, and they need our help. They didn't choose to be born into a village where the only source of water is a polluted swamp. And we didn't choose to be born in a country where even the homeless have access to clean water and a toilet."

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Added by William J. Welte on March 31, 2015 at 5:33am — No Comments

Sakena Yacoobi speaks on Education in Afghanistan

Sakena Yacoobi started the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) with the goal of educating girls.

From the article: "Sakena Yacoobi started the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) to educate young girls. Then young boys started asking if she could teach them too."

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Added by William J. Welte on March 30, 2015 at 5:20am — No Comments

Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf

The Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf is a non-profit organization working to provide education and vocational training for the deaf in Jamaica.

From the website: "The Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf operates three schools on  the island of Jamaica. They are residential facilities that allows us to bring in the rural deaf that would otherwise not have access to the  gospel of Jesus Christ or to a language, basic education or vocational …

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Added by William J. Welte on March 29, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Canvasback Missions, Inc

Canvasback Missions is a 3-star rated non-profit working in Micronesia.

From the website: "Through partnership between volunteer professionals and island communities, we bring health and wholeness to Micronesia through diabetes reversal, specialty healthcare, and health education."

Consider donating to the organization.

Added by William J. Welte on March 26, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Associated Press tracks slave-caught fish to stores in the US

The AP has tracked slave-caught fish to stores in the US.

From the article: “There journalists interviewed more than 40 current and former slaves, many of whom said they had been forced to work on boats overseen by Thai captains under extremely brutal conditions. They were paid little or nothing at all, and some were out to sea for months or years at a…

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Added by William J. Welte on March 25, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Australian works to save children from sex slavery

Micharl Brosowski works to rescue and support street children in Vietnam through his organization, Blue Dragon Children's Foundation.

From the article: "Michael Brosowski and his team save young girls and boys sold as sex slaves and into child labour. His charity gives children a new chance at life after they have suffered through these traumatic experiences in their formative years."

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Added by William J. Welte on March 24, 2015 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Journalist may be jailed for writing about human rights abuses

Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais writes about his persecution in an article

From the article: "This country was one of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world for several years, until 2014. Now it has “achieved” the highest child mortality rate in the world. Because of its abundance of oil and diamonds, used for…

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Added by William J. Welte on March 23, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Dreams are Created Equal

kiva has produced a series sharing the dreams of those who borrow through Kiva's lending platform.

This month, they have shared the story of Lourdes, a single mother and businesswoman from Paraguay who has worked hard to support her family since she found out she was pregnant at 18.

Consider backing a hardworking and entrepreneurial person like Lourdes…

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Added by William J. Welte on March 22, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Alliance for Children Everywhere

The Alliance for Children Everywhere works to provide safety and security for orphans.

From the website: "To demonstrate the Love of Jesus Christ by bringing orphans and abandoned children into secure families, schools, and communities."

Consider donating to the Alliance for Children Everywhere.

Added by William J. Welte on February 8, 2015 at 4:34pm — No Comments

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