Your $10 at Work…and Why it’s Important

Tonight, more than 68,000 people in Western Tanzania are sleeping safely under bed nets for the first time in many years, protected from malaria. The story of how we distributed 38,000 nets to the people of Nyarugusu refugee camp, a place that had over 62,000 documented cases of malaria last year, begins with you. When you donate $10, $20, or $100 to Nothing But Nets, your money purchases and sends life-saving bed nets to the places in the world that are the hardest hit from malaria and to … [Read more...]

150 Years of Humanitarianism was celebrated around the globe

The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it employs some 12,000 people in 80 countries; it is financed mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. The … [Read more...]

Take Action, Receive a Free First Aid Kit‏

Imagine Watching Your Town Burn to the Ground » Donate now and receive a FREE personal first aid kit to deal with some of life's smaller disasters. Karri (left) and Cassady (right) Kanzig left their home in Slave Lake in a rush as wildfires devoured the area. Please donate today >> Karri Kanzig couldn't see through the thick, gray smoke to the school just yards away from her home. She began to panic. Soon, the flames were approaching her house leaving her no choice but to flee. … [Read more...]

UNDP – New Publication (pdf)- Grassroot Women’s Groups Taking Action!

http://in2eastafrica.net/arusha-to-host-2011-grassroots-womens-land-economy/ Changing Climate, Changing Leadership: Grassroots Women's Groups Model Climate Resilient Development http://womensearthalliance.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html Grassroots women leaders shared their local inovations to confront climate change in their communities last week in an event at the United Nations where they spoke alongside partners from the Norwegian and Guatemalan governments as … [Read more...]

UNDP – New Publication (pdf)- Grassroot Women's Groups Taking Action!

http://in2eastafrica.net/arusha-to-host-2011-grassroots-womens-land-economy/ Changing Climate, Changing Leadership: Grassroots Women's Groups Model Climate Resilient Development http://womensearthalliance.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html Grassroots women leaders shared their local inovations to confront climate change in their communities last week in an event at the United Nations where they spoke alongside partners from the Norwegian and Guatemalan governments as … [Read more...]

Ayi Jihu is Taking Action for JAPAN!

A Celebration of Women is heart-warmed to share with all the Women of our World a new intiative that is partnering with Red Cross, UNICEF and Save the Children, and is supported by one of our very own WOMEN of ACTION, AYI JIHU. WOMAN of ACTION Ayi Jihu Please listen to Ayi as she explains the efforts being made to help all the Women and Children that are suffering as a result of the Tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, this year.   "Friends of the United … [Read more...]

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