According to annual review published by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the total...Read More
Bangladeshi-American educator and entrepreneur Salman Khan, founder of a free online education...Read More
Seva is a global nonprofit eye care organization that transforms lives and strengthens communities by restoring sight and preventing blindness. An estimated 253 million people live with vision impairment: 36 million are blind and 217 million have moderate to severe vision impairment. Thankfully, 75% of all vision impairment can be prevented or cured. In fact, half of the world’s blindness is caused by cataracts, a condition that can be reversed with a 15-minute operation.Read More
UN Women was created to address the challenges with gender inequalities in the society. It will be a dynamic and strong champion for women and girls, providing them with a powerful voice at the global, regional and local levels, and working for eliminating the discrimination against them.Read More
The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that makes leveraged loans, generally to poor countries.The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors.Read More
Earthwatch’s mission is to engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education in order to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.. Earthwatch works all over the world, and whether it be protecting threatened species and fragile habitats, or researching the impacts of climate change, we work with local communities who benefit from our presence, sustaining indigenous cultures and livelihoods.Read More
JCI is a membership-based nonprofit organization of 200,000 young people ages 18 to 40 in 5,000 communities and more than 100 countries around the world. JCI Members share the belief that in order to create lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us. JCI seeks targeted solutions to the unique problems in our communities to build a better world, creating global impactRead More
WhyHunger is a global nonprofit organization co-founded in 1975 by the late singer-songwriter Harry Chapin and present Executive Director Bill Ayres. WhyHunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.Read More
Animals Asia Foundation is devoted to the welfare of wild and urban animals in Asia. We also work towards the conservation of endangered species.
Animals Asia is an Asian-focused registered charity with headquarters in Hong Kong and offices in Australia, China, Germany, Italy, the UK and USA, as well as Moon Bear Rescue Centres in China and Vietnam. We have around 270 staff worldwide.
The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support United Nations causes and activities. As a public charity, the Foundation advocate for the UN and connect people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems.Read More
The Knowledge to Action Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation committed to positively improving the quality of life of children around the world. Focusing on education, life skills and youth leadership initiatives, the foundation strives to equip young people with the essential building blocks of life. We believe that every child deserves the best chance in reaching their full potential on the road to adulthood.
The charity was set up in response to Cherie’s experiences meeting women around the world and the realisation that, with the right support, women can overcome the challenges they face and play an important part in the economies and societies in which they work and live.
The Foundation focuses its efforts on Africa, South Asia and the Middle East in countries where women have made strides in education and have the potential to succeed in business but lack the necessary support.