HEALTH AND HEALING

Help Our Wounded improves the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities by advocating for and providing access to life-changing hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Kageno’s mission is to transform impoverished communities into places of hope and opportunity. Kageno works with community leaders to develop programs in four key areas of Education, Healthcare, Income Generation, and Conservation.

Siddhasthali Rural Community Hospital aims to provide sustainable healthcare to the poor and underserved living in rural and remote Nepal.

Limbitless Solutions Inc. (LSI) is dedicated to empowering individuals by creating access for children—and soon adult first responders and veterans—to personalized, high-functioning and expressive prosthetics without financial burden.

Since 2007, Wuqu’ Kawoq has been transforming healthcare and building health equity in Guatemala. Wuqu’ Kawoq’s program areas include child nutrition, women’s health, maternal-child health, and chronic disease.

QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL

Hello World’s paradigm-busting solution to the education deficit tackles the twin injustices of lack of educational resources in remote and last-mile communities and the digital divide.

Asia Initiatives works to leverage the power of social capital to promote healthcare, education, improved livelihoods and sustainable development in underserved communities with a particular focus on women and their families.

School the World is a community-driven non-profit committed to solving extreme poverty through the power of education.

The Citizens Foundation USA supports the education of underprivileged children in Pakistan.

Asante Africa Foundation is a social impact organization educating children and transforming worlds in east Africa through academic support, life skills training, livelihood skill development, and opportunity creation.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Pro Mujer has been working to advance gender equality in Latin America for over 32 years. It provides underserved women with financial inclusion, skilling opportunities and health services in order for them to reach their full potential, become agents of change and improve their living conditions.

JustLeadershipUSA is the only national criminal legal reform organization founded by and led by formerly incarcerated people.

Last Mile Education Fund invests in striving low-income underrepresented students pursuing high-demand STEM degrees, increasing diversity in technology and innovation, and creating social mobility for the students and their families.

For 30 years, the Interaction Institute for Social Change (IISC) has built collaborative capacity in individuals, organizations, and networks working for social justice and racial equity.

Out Youth serves Central Texas LGBTQIA+ youth and their allies with programs and services to ensure these promising young people develop into happy, healthy, successful adults.

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

Human-I-T creates equitable access to opportunity by providing devices, internet access, digital skills training, and tech support for communities left on the wrong side of the digital divide and empowers businesses and organizations to do good by diverting their unwanted technology away from landfills.

Thriving rural communities need strong economies, wholehearted commitment to taking care of the land and water, and top-notch learning opportunities. Wallowa’s mission is to empower rural communities to create strong economies and healthy landscapes through land stewardship, education, and job creation. They accomplish this by working together with the community, partners, and you.

Since its creation in 1981, the Missoula Urban Demonstration Project (MUD) has been a community organization focused on creating equitable communities and a sustainable urban environment.

Tip Sessions leverages design, technology, lingual, and regional context to achieve climate and gender justice through a two-pronged approach of climate education and economic empowerment of rural women.

Thaki works to empower refugee and vulnerable children to access education technology solutions, enhance digital literacy, develop future focused skills, and support personal enrichment and resiliency to overcome poverty.

HUNGER AND POVERTY

Together We Rise is an organization of motivated young adults and former foster youth that work to improve the lives of children in foster care, who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public.

The NGO Cidades Sem Fome (Cities Without Hunger) develops sustainable agricultural projects in urban areas.

Purposefully designed to automate the time consuming and variable coordination of food recovery, Food Rescue Hero enables scalable impact on food waste, food insecurity, and climate change.

Since 2007, Wuqu’ Kawoq has been transforming healthcare and building health equity in Guatemala. Wuqu’ Kawoq’s program areas include child nutrition, women’s health, maternal-child health, and chronic disease.

Global Volunteers is working at the invitation and under the direction of local leaders to deliver essential services equitably to community and partner organizations worldwide.

COMMUNITY BUILDING

Gravity Water turns rain into safe drinking water for schools in need around the world.

Together We Rise is an organization of motivated young adults and former foster youth that work to improve the lives of children in foster care, who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public.

Nostos Homes is a youth-led non-profit that designs and builds innovative, affordable, and sustainable homes for communities displaced due to natural disasters or violent conflict.

Kageno’s mission is to transform impoverished communities into places of hope and opportunity. Kageno works with community leaders to develop programs in four key areas of Education, Healthcare, Income Generation, and Conservation.

Goonj envisions to grow as an idea across regions, economies and countries using urban discard as a tool to alleviate poverty and enhance the dignity of the underprivileged people of the world. Goonj works to address basic but neglected issues of the poor by involving them in evolving their own solutions with dignity and urban material as reward.

RISING STAR

Precious Samson Wakili

Precious Samson Wakili is the founder of The Girl Child Values Support Initiative, an organization that seeks to amplify and elevate the lives of women and girls in rural communities through arts, education, storytelling, sports, advocacy. and health.

Mathias Charles Yabe

Mathias is the co-founder of AkoFresh, a green solution that is offering sustainable crop preservation, farmer training, and market linkage to reduce postharvest losses and ensure improved livelihood of smallholder farmers.

Babatunde Bale

Babatunde Bale is the co-founder of The R.E.T.I.N.A Initiative where he focuses on helping underserved communities become free from preventable blindness by implementing sustainable eye care innovations, community outreach programmes, and advocacy campaigns.

Ghania Chaudhry

Ghania is the co-founder and co-executive director of Finding Refuge, an organization aimed at reducing the homelessness experienced by refugees by assisting their transition into self sufficiency.

Azra Ismail

Azra is the co-founder of MakerGhat, which prepares youth in India for the workforce through hands-on education.

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2021 Statistics:

8

Winning .ORGs

$105,000

Donations Awarded