Take the Pledge for Access to Healthcare

After looking back over the last month and our previous posts, we are amazed at the work of the August  Take the Pledge beneficiary Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene’s (AFDPE) to address issues of malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, and education. They are dedicated to their work of improving the lives of local communities in the Democratic Republic of the…

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Take the Pledge for Education

As August comes to a close, there are still more important topics to discuss in order to raise awareness about the work of Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene (AFDPE) and inspire even more people to Take the Pledge. This week it’s time to focus on access to education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.…

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Take the Pledge Against HIV/AIDS

As we continue in our August Take the Pledge series, we want to explore another challenge the Association des Femmes Pour la Promotion et le Developpement Endogene (AFDPE) works to address: HIV/AIDS. As mentioned last week in the first post of this series, all pledges made this month will go directly to AFDPE, our nonprofit beneficiary for the month of August. The…

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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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