Tag: Philippines

Tudlo: Keeping You Safe Even When Disaster Strikes

Tudlo which means ”To Teach, To Guide and To Point“ in Cebuano Language, was a mobile and web application that was initially developed for disaster awareness and management. It is a solution to help one cope with unexpected and uncontrollable events and conditions that affect one’s life.

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UN Women

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.

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World Bank Group

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.

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Disaster Response: Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines

The Super Typhoon Yolanda hit Philippines has caused at least 10,000 people are feared to have been killed, whereas thousands of survivors are still desperately waiting for the aid effort to reach them. Second Harvest Asia is planning to send food from Japan and/or the U.S. to the Philippines through Philippine Red Cross and Department of Social Welfare and Development. Click here for details.

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Earthwatch Institute

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.

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Junior Chamber International

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 impact

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Why Hunger

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.

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