3 Organizations Supporting Youth at the US-Mexico Border

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) recently reported that 68.5-million persons worldwide have fled their home nations in search of asylum or stability. Violence in Syria, Afghanistan, and South Sudan has contributed staggering numbers to this issue, however, the situation truly is a global crisis. In June 2018, news media broke the story of the heartbreaking…

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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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What’s a Library Without a Librarian?

An Introduction to Na’atik’s Language Library Project Summertime means summer reading for many students. However, not all students around the globe have the simple pleasure of access to books, and that’s where we come in. We are working with the Na’atik Language and Culture Institute in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, México to help collect funds to take their English language library to…

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What is the Impact of Child Sponsorship?

You are sipping that morning cup of joe while scrolling through your newsfeed in a cozy cafe. The media is reminding you of the flaws of the world and you feel helpless. Is there anything that you can do to make a positive impact without the commitment of going overseas? News flash, there is! A Cause That Always Needs More…

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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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Hot Lunch Feeding Program FAQs

(Hot) Lunch is Served at Nalusse Success Primary School! We’ve teamed up with The Real Uganda to raise funds so they can continue their Hot Lunch Feeding Program at Nalusse Success Primary School in Mukono Town, Uganda. Here’s everything you need to know about the program, and its impact: What is the Hot Lunch Project? Since February 2008, The Real…

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Sensing Hope

This is LeLe’s story. LeLe is a five-year-old boy with down syndrome. He was taken in by Hope Home after being abandoned outside an orphanage in Chiang Mai, Thailand at only 6 months old. Since arriving at Hope Home, he has progressed in many ways. He can dress and feed himself (a bit messily though), and though he’s not yet…

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How to Stop Watching & Start Doing

Sometimes we fall into the cyclical trap of thinking our contribution is so teeny-tiny in the grand scheme of things that we don’t bother. But what if everyone thought that way? Nobody would be helping, and the world would be suffering much more than it is already. A stinky thought, right? Excuses, Excuses, Excuses So, now I ask you, do…

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6 Reasons to Sponsor a Child

Siblings smiling for the camera

Want to change the world? Honor Universal Children’s Day this year, and start with just one life. The GoAbroad Foundation, together with Volunteer for the Visayans, connects international donors with Filipino children in desperate need of help. Stepping up as a sponsor could be your chance to make a heartfelt and genuine difference in the world. Choosing to sponsor a child’s food,…

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