African Education Program: Empowering Youth

We are excited to feature the African Education Program as our Nonprofit of the Month for July. The African Education Program is making an incredible impact on youth in Zambia. But you don’t need to hear it from us, read more about their work in our interview with their passionate, dedicated staff below. How did the African Education Program (AEP) get…

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Mercy, Mercy, Me

Let’s talk about healthcare. Healthcare is something that many of us take for granted, while many more of us are not able to obtain a single helpful ounce of it. Now, here’s one way you can change this health care disparity by getting your priorities straight. First, get informed. Second, get involved. Thanks to our Capture Kindness Photo Contest a…

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International Day of the Girl Child

Today marks the 5th annual International Day of the Girl Child, a day established to help bring about awareness of the needs of young girls around the world. This year October 11th stands as an especially important day to focus on empowering young girls across the world, as this is the main theme of International Day of the Girl Child…

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It’s a Small World After All

September. The start of a new school year, new ideas, and endless new opportunities. This month we are excited to share our beneficiary of the Take the Pledge initiative,  The Small World organization. The Small World? Our world is huge you’re thinking. But does it really have to be? This non-for-profit charitable organization takes us to Nepal, where we are…

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ArteSana Foundation

A Harvard Graduate, Ashley is the founder and director of the non-profit ArteSana Foundation. Passionate about the environment and sustainable community development, she chose rural mountain living in Nicaragua after growing up in the Bay Area of California. We sat down with Ashley this month to find out more about ArteSana and learn how the foundation is supporting Nicaraguan women. What…

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Reaching Youth Begins at Home

Kids at School@Home in India

Reaching Hand is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing educational opportunities to children in India, while also supporting their development. Once a short-term volunteer and now a long-term coordinator, Niki Kraska has devoted the next year of her life, and maybe more, to developing the organizations first ever homeschool. Supporting more than a dozen students so far, she is eager…

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Introducing Ohana Amani

Ohana Amani farm group

Our June Nonprofit of the Month During the month of June, all pledges collected through our Take the Pledge initiative benefited our hand-selected Nonprofit of the Month: Ohana Amani. And, we are excited to share that we reached a record-breaking $525 in pledges for the month of June! Special thanks to everyone who pledged their support this month, we couldn’t…

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Empowering Young Women in India – The Baale Mane Mission

Young women of Baale Mane in India

Last October we introduced all of you to The Baale Mane, a nonprofit organization based in India that supports and empowers young women to build a brighter future for themselves through education and personal development. We are still inspired by their mission almost a year later, and hence, their recent fundraising initiative has been selected as our August Pledge beneficiary.…

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Building New Horizons for a Family in Ecuador

Yet again Ecuador has been the victim of Mother Nature’s wrath, as two strong earthquakes struck near the nation’s coastline over the weekend. Though damage is suspected to be minimal and there are no reports of injuries yet, we can only begin to imagine the terror these quakes have sent echoing throughout the nation. Still reeling from the twin earthquakes…

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