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Index October 2009

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2009-10-01: Statistics September 2009;
2009-10-01: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute;
2009-10-01: Farming First;
2009-10-01: International Budget Partnership IBP;
2009-10-02: Organizations Concerned about Rural Education OCRE;
2009-10-02: Positive Women Network of South India;
2009-10-02: Population Services International PSI;
2009-10-03: Sathi All for Partnerships SAFP, Delhi;
2009-10-03: Society for Research in Child Development SRCD;
2009-10-03: Association of Communities Organizing for Reform Now ACORN;
2009-10-04: Protein Foods and Nutrition Development Association of India PFNDAI;
2009-10-04: United against Malaria;
2009-10-04: Shanti Matri Mission Sansthan;
2009-10-05: Vimeo;
2009-10-05: Public Interest Lobby India;
2009-10-05: SchoolReach;
2009-10-06: Cri-Vie;
2009-10-06: Education for All;
2009-10-06: Sense International;
2009-10-07: ZUNIA – knowledge exchange and collaboration worldwide;
2009-10-07: Society for Cross-Cultural Research SCCR;
2009-10-07: Child Migration Research Network CMRN;
2009-10-08: Institute for Research and Debate on Governance IRG;
2009-10-08: Development and Communication, Society for Research;
2009-10-08: Society for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Teachings in India;
2009-10-09: Sanghaseva (Seva Sangha);
2009-10-09: Education and Economic Development Society EEDS;
2009-10-09: International Aid Transparency Initiative IATI;
2009-10-10: Shishu-Adhar – for the Child;
2009-10-10: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor GEM;
2009-10-10: One World Action;
2009-10-11: Samarpan Care Awareness & Rehabilitation Center;
2009-10-11: Women’s Studies Research Center WSRC;
2009-10-11: Five College Women’s Studies Research Center FCWSRC;
2009-10-12: Small Scale Entrepreneur and Employment Development Services SSEEDS;
2009-10-12: Microfinance Information Exchange / The MIX Market ™;
2009-10-12: Portal of national NGO platforms – for a non governmental diplomacy;
2009-10-13: World Food Day USA, October 16;
2009-10-13: Centre for Studies in Food Security CSFS;
2009-10-13: Hunger Notes & World Hunger Education Service WHES Associates;
2009-10-14: Himalayan Research and Cultural Foundation HRCF;
2009-10-14: Kashmir Institute International Relations KIIR;
2009-10-14: University for Peace – Universidad para la Paz;
2009-10-15: Northern Family Health Society NFHS;
2009-10-15: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation;
2009-10-15: Greenstar GS Social Marketing, Pakistan;
2009-10-16: Friends of the Third World FOTW;
2009-10-16: Earth Charter Initiative;
2009-10-16: Worldwide Farmers Exchange;
2009-10-17: Worldwatch Institute;
2009-10-17: David See-Chai Lam Centre for International Communication;
2009-10-17: Children’s Health Foundation;
2009-10-18: Yellow River Voluntary Alliance;
2009-10-18: Institute for Economic Democracy;
2009-10-18: The National Labor Committee NLC;
2009-10-19: The Mandala Trust;
2009-10-19: Consortium for Street children CSC;
2009-10-19: The Hagar School – Education for Equality;
2009-10-20: Bonita Trust – Bonita Charitable Trust;
2009-10-20: The Khuphuka Project;
2009-10-20: Dharmagiri;
2009-10-21: adopt a;
2009-10-21: Tck Tck;
2009-10-21: National (US-)Indian School Board Association NISBA;
2009-10-22: Asia Pacific Socio-Economic Research Institute APSERI;
2009-10-22: Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust;
2009-10-22: A New Way;
2009-10-23: All India Asahaya Mahila Sahyog Samiti;
2009-10-23: Action for Food Production AFPRO;
2009-10-23: Food for People;
2009-10-24: All India Centre for Advancement of People AICAP;
2009-10-24: India;
2009-10-24: International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection ISIPAR;
2009-10-25: Association for Health, Environment and Development AHED;
2009-10-25: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues SPSSI;
2009-10-25: Coordination ders ONG pour les Droits de l’Enfant CODE;
2009-10-26: Atma Shakti Sangha;
2009-10-26: Asian Society for Entrepreneurship Education and Development;
2009-10-26: Center for Global Communications GLOCOM;
2009-10-27: AARP;
2009-10-27: International Philosophers for Peace and Prevetion of Nuclear Omnicide IPPNO;
2009-10-27: Silicon India;
2009-10-28: Nigeria: Society for Family Health SFH;
2009-10-28: Rural School and Community Trust /Rural Trust;
2009-10-28: The Flue Case;
2009-10-29: International Progressive Alliance;
2009-10-29: International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN;
2009-10-29: Canadian Worker Cooperatives Federation CWCF;
2009-10-30: Association for Development of Human Action And Rehabilitation ADHAAR;
2009-10-30: Leadership for Environment And Development LEAD;
2009-10-30: Speaking Truth to Power;
2009-10-31: Aadhar – Action for Gender Justice and Empowerment;
2009-10-31: Child Welfare League of America CWLA;
2009-10-31: The World March for Peace and Nonviolence.


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Further find on the blog History – Past and Present:
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 1;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 2;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 3;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 4;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 5;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 6;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 7;
Baharistan-i-Shahi – Chapter 8.

The World March for Peace and Nonviolence

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in many languages worldwide

Linked with La Marche Mondiale pour la Paix et la Non-violence.

Welcome, to the international site of the first ever World March that travels the world asking for the end of wars, the dismantling of nuclear weapons and for an end to all forms of violence (physical, economic, racial, religious, cultural, sexual and psychological).
Be one of the brave and help us to create a new, non-violent global consciousness. (same text on Start and on the english Homepage).

The base team; Manifesto; Join the March; Initiatives; News; Press; Newsletters;
Infos (transit, visas, accomodations, Emergency Contacts etc.); Docs; Images; Videos;
National websites; Contacts worldwide.

General Information – Why: Continue Reading…

Child Welfare League of America CWLA

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CWLA is a powerful coalition of hundreds of private and public agencies serving vulnerable children and families since 1920. Our expertise, leadership and innovation on policies, programs, and practices help improve the lives of millions of children in all 50 states. Our impact is felt worldwide … (Who We Are and What We Do).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Initiatives; Mission; Advocacy; Practise; Consultations; Membership; Medias; Publications; Support us;
Address: Headquarters, 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 250, Arlington, VA 22202, USA;

About /Child Protection, Facts and Figures – Ten Things You Can Do for Child Abuse Prevention Month:  Continue Reading…

Aadhar – Action for Gender Justice and Empowerment

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this NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Environment, Rural Development.
Aim/Objective/Mission: Adhar is a voluntary development organisation dedicated to downtrodden, working in backward areas of the Balangir district. The major trust areas of this organisation centres around eco-restoration, natural resource management and socio-economic upliftment of the rural poor by promoting innovative sustainable models, micro saving and credit thrifts through self help groups.

on Karmayog: Contact person: Ms Anita Mathur; Tel 91-11-6965534;
Address A-19, MIG Flats, Karwaria Sarai, New Delhi – 110016, Delhi, India;

on Wiser Earth: Activities: Activist; Type: Non Governmental Organization; Scope: national; E-mail.

Speaking Truth to Power

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  • Speak Truth To Power is dedicated to the promotion of human rights awareness. We are a not-for-profit organization that seeks to proactively engage the general public in an ongoing series of issue-related programs and events, bringing human rights activists and their work into contact with ever-increasing audiences. Through the combined power of arts and education, we aim not only to inspire, but also to empower individuals and communities to take up the defense of human rights. We hope that you will participate …
  • SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER is a division of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial in Washington, a non-profit 5013c organization … (full text /The Center).

All pages of this website have the same URL. Click on the internal links for the Headlines and their sub-pages, as:
The Center (especially /contribute), Programs & events, the Defenders; Human Rights, news & resources (especially /related Organizations).

  • To contact us, please write, email, or call Katrin Macmillan, Director of Development and Producer, T. 212-796-2707, F. 212-796-2708, e-mail.
  • Address: Speak Truth To Power, 111 Front Street, Suite 208, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA.

The Center /About: Speak Truth To Power is composed of dedicated individuals from many different fields such as journalism, publishing, internet, human rights, and generous sponsors that have contributed and supported the development of this project into an expansive and synergetic tidal wave.  Continue Reading…

Leadership for Environment And Development LEAD

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  • LEAD is an international non-profit organisation with a fast growing network of 2000 leaders in more than 90 countries. Our shared mission is to inspire leadership for a sustainable world.
  • We do this by searching worldwide for outstanding people, developing their leadership potential through our innovative training programmes and working with them to mobilise others to make a real difference to the future of this planet … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Training; Network; Action; e-bulletin; Financial Statements; Policy Statements; Vacancies; Calendar; History;
Address: LEAD International, Sundial House, 114 Kensington High Street, London W8 4NP, UK;
Map & London’s Transport Planner; Contacts.

About 2/2: … Our LEAD offices across the world deliver training programmes that challenge traditional notions of leadership with progressive participatory techniques. Using LEAD’s experiential learning approach, our participants learn through multi-stakeholder dialogue, systems thinking, and inclusive cross-cultural processes.  Continue Reading…

Association for Development of Human Action And Rehabilitation ADHAAR

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named

Purpose: Aged, Child welfare, Development(General), Disability, Education, Health, Human Rights, Poverty, Women’s issues.
Aim/Objective/Mission: ADHAAR undertakes development activities and programmes for women, children, aged and handicapped, who belong to poor, urban & rural areas; provides occupational training and guidance for rehabilitation, it conducts surveys and research work for the weaker sections of society.

on Click India: Contact: Arun Tandon; Phone: 011-2450073; Address: 2845, Street No. 5, Raghuber Pura II, Gandhi Nagar, New Delhi – 110 031, Delhi, India.

on Wiser Earth: shows a map; Activities: Activist; Type: Non Governmental Organization; Scope: national; Fax: 91-11-2259093
About: ADHAAR undertakes development activities and programmes for women, children, aged and handicapped, who belong to poor, urban & rural areas; provides occupational training and guidance for rehabilitation, it conducts surveys and research work for the weaker sections of society.

on Google Scholar-results: found articles by keywords Association, Development, Human Action, Rehabilitation.

Canadian Worker Cooperatives Federation CWCF

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en français

The Canadian Worker Co-operative Federation is a national, bilingual grassroots membership organization of and for worker cooperatives, related types of co-operatives (multi-stakeholder co-ops and worker-shareholder co-ops), and organizations that support the growth and development of worker cooperatives.  CWCF was incorporated in 1992.
Vision: To be a growing, cohesive network of democratically controlled worker co-ops that provide a high quality of worklife, and support the development of healthy and sustainable local economies, based on cooperative principles.
Mission: To strengthen our worker co-op members; support the development of new worker co-ops; and strengthen the Federation and its governance. (Homepage).

Worker Co-op; CWCF Basics; Programs; CDI; Employments; Join; Resources; Links;
World Declaration; News, events; Newsletters; Starting a Worker Co-op; Tenacity Works Fund;
Contact online.

Statement of Co-operative Identity: Definition: A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.
Comment: The definition makes it clear that it is people voluntary coming together to meet their needs that forms the basis for a co-op. For a worker co-op the key need is viable and fulfilling employment for the members.

International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN

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pages also in french and in spanish

Linked with the World Prout Assembly.

  • IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, non-government organizations, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.
  • IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network – a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations, and almost 11,000 volunteer scientists in more than 160 countries … (about 1/2).

What; WhereKnowledge Centre; News; Newsletter; Get involved; Debate; Join; Jobs;
The World Prout Assembly Homepage;
Address and map: IUCN Headquarters, Rue Mauverney 28, Gland 1196, Switzerland;

About 2/2: … IUCN’s work is supported by over 1,000 professional staff in 60 offices and hundreds of partners in public, NGO and private sectors around the world. The Union’s headquarters are located in Gland, near Geneva, in Switzerland.  Continue Reading…

International Progressive Alliance

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(sometimes named Progressive Coalition, like here)

Our purpose is Action. Communication is a pathway to action, through the discussion and generation of ideas; ideas can change people’s lives. When people change their ideas, it reflects in their way of life in small corresponding changes, and hopefully are able to lead better lives, which can influence other do the same … (about 1/2).

Platform and Stategy;
Recent Posts, Up-to Date Alliance Status and Policy, Blogroll-Potential Allies & Friends, Events, Authors, Comments (links in right column of all pages);
Contact. no contact item found.

About 2/2, Party Activities Overview, Copyright, and legal notices: … General Overview: This section will be updated regularly to give a current status of activities.   Continue Reading…

The Flue Case

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The Jane Burgermeister website – investigating the swine flu pandemic. – Linked with Irate Mom, Line One: Parents Talk Back to Pharma.

This site is the official site of Jane Burgermeister and her investigation regarding the flu vaccines, WHO and the criminal conduct of several companies and organisations. Here evidence is collected and presented which, according to Jane Burgermeister, reveals that there is a plan in action to reduce the world population by using contaminated vaccines. Jane Burgermeister shows that several international organisations are involved with this plan as are several international companies. Together these form a criminal syndicate which in secret intend to “save the planet” from what is considered harmful overpopulation. (scroll down of each page).

The Threat of Mandatory Vaccinations; Summary of the swine flu criminal case;
Latest News and Archives: articles, YouTube; WHO case; Forum; FAQs; Donations;
Contact online.

About Jane Burgermeister: Jane Burgermeister was born in Switzerland of an Irish mother and an Austrian father. She is a dual Irish/Austrian national and lives in Vienna, Austria.  Continue Reading…

Rural School and Community Trust /Rural Trust

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  • The Rural School and Community Trust is a national nonprofit organization addressing the crucial relationship between good schools and thriving communities. Our mission is to help rural schools and communities get better together.
  • Working in some of the poorest, most challenging places, the Rural Trust involves young people in learning linked to their communities, improves the quality of teaching and school leadership, and advocates in a variety of ways for appropriate state educational policies, including the key issue of equitable and adequate funding for rural schools … (about 1/2 /who we are).

Mission; Vision; History; Board; Funders; Staff; What’s new; News and links;
Membership; About capacity building; Why rural matters;
Address: The Rural School and Community Trust, 1530 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 240, Arlington, VA 22209, USA;

About 2/2 /how we work: … The Rural Trust provides a variety of services – training, networking, technical assistance, coaching, mentoring, research – and materials to increase the capacity of rural schools, teachers, young people, and communities to develop and implement high quality place-based education. Continue Reading…

Nigeria: Society for Family Health SFH

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SFH’s mission is to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier lives.  Working with the private and public sectors, we use social marketing and behaviour change communication to improve access to essential health information, services, and products to motivate the adoption of healthy behaviours … (about 1/2).

Malaria: treatment, prevention; Maternal and Child health; Safer Water System
HIV/AIDS; Workplace; Youths; Products; Publications;
Many pages are still under construction;
Address and Contact: sorry, no items found.

About 2/2: … By 2011, SFH will demonstrate significant impact on HIV/AIDS, family planning, malaria and diarrhoeal diseases in Nigeria, with a consistent focus on the poor.   Continue Reading…

Silicon India

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India’s largest professional Network

  • Welcome to the Community Rules for SiliconIndia Network. This agreement describes the terms on which you may access and use our services. To become a SiliconIndia user and a member, you must be aware of the rules and abide by the terms and conditions of this agreement. Your continued use of the SiliconIndia service indicates your acceptance of the community rules.
  • SiliconIndia is an online service offered to enable professionals to find and connect with other professionals more effectively. Whether looking for a lead for that next deal, searching for an industry expert, developing networks, asking for guidance or advice SiliconIndia users can make contact with thousands of professionals who are users of the SiliconIndia Service.
  • User Agreement: … (full text Community Rules).

News, updates; Board; Blogs; Jobs; Join; all other links: scroll down on about;
Address: SiliconIndia, 44790,S Grimmer Blvd, # 202 Fremont, CA – 9453, USA;

About: SiliconIndia, India’s professional networking portal, is where you go to:  Continue Reading…

International Philosophers for Peace and Prevetion of Nuclear Omnicide IPPNO

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  • IPPNO, a member of the International Federation of Philosophy (FISP), was founded in 1983 by John Somerville and other concerned thinkers as International Philosophers for the Prevention of Nuclear Omnicide.
  • After the close of the cold war, IPPNO changed its Constitution and mission to include grappling with all the global threats to humankind, and to on-going work for world peace with justice.
  • For its achievements in this field, IPPNO was awarded Peace Messenger status by the United Nations and IPPNO’s founder received the Gandhi-King award … (Who we are /History 1/2).

Constitution; Papers; Newsletter; Advisories; Links;
Address: IPPNO, Dr. Mar Peter-Raoul, P.O. Box 883, Binghamton, N.Y. 13902, USA;
Contact and Membership.

Who we are /History 2/2: … A member of the International Peace Bureau (IPB), IPPNO to develop worldwide support for the World Court Project, a project which resulted in a July 1996 International Court of Justice ruling that the use and threat of use of nuclear weapons, in all but the most exceptional case, is without question contrary to international law and thereby illegal.  Continue Reading…

American Association of Retired Persons AARP

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en espanol

Linked with Do Interest Groups Benefit Democracy?

  • AARP, formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, is a United States-based non-governmental organization and interest group … (full text on wikipedia);
  • Turn 50 and the doors of the AARP will open for you, as they have for 40 million current members. On behalf of its members, the not-for-profit AARP acts as an advocate on public policy issues, publishes information (including the monthly AARP Bulletin and the bimonthly AARP The Magazine, and through Spanish language media), promotes community service, and works with business partners to offer products and services (including discounts on insurance and travel) … (full text on Hoover’s);

Homepage; Sitemap;
Who we are; What we do; Events; Careers; Leadership; Foundation; Press; Newsletters;
Address: AARP, 601 E Street N.W., Washington, DC 20049, USA;

About Founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives. AARP has grown to 40 million members and has offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. As the nation’s largest membership organization for people 50+, AARP is leading a revolution in the way people view and live life after 50.   Continue Reading…

Center for Global Communications GLOCOM

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of the International University of Japan – first in japanese

… The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) meanwhile has the mission of studying the information society and Japanese society from diverse perspectives, while at the same time aiming to be an “intelprise” that actively pursues joint activities with enterprises and the state (government) … (about 1/2).

english Homepage;
Organization; Project; Publications; Inquiry; IECP (only in japanese);
Address: Harks Roppongi Bldg. 2nd floor, 6-15-21 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan;
Access map & contacts offline; Contact online.

About 2/2: Established in 1982, International University of Japan is a graduate institution with the aim of training outstanding leaders for international society. We have today students from about 50 countries hard at work here, which reminds us again of the importance of our mission …  Continue Reading…

Asian Society for Entrepreneurship Education and Development ASEED

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Asian Society for Entrepreneurship Education & Development (ASEED) is an Institute that has evolved its own identity as an autonomous non profit body registered under 1860 Societies Act, working in the field of development management. Aseed started its mission in early 90’s and since then it has been contributing in the area of livelihood creation and sustainable development. A multi – dimensional novel institution dedicated to making Sustainable Development to a reality in the Asia Pacific region … (full text Homepage).

Consortium; Publications; Highlights; Projects; Training & Capacity;
Press; Reports; Gallery; Others; FAQs;
Address: Aseed House, C-8/8007, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070, India;

About: Our Vision: “Helping Society towards a Search for Self-Reliance and Socio-Economic Upliftment”.

Our Mission: “To enable individuals and society to move towards dignity of labour, entrepreneurial values and alleviating poverty of people at large through education, research & training and grassroot level of the change”  Continue Reading…

Atma Shakti Sangha

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Education, Employment, Health, Infrastructure; Aim/Objective/Mission: Atma Shakti Sangha mainly works in the villages promoting education, health care, communal harmony and preservation of traditional culture. It is also trying to create employment for the economically backward sections through training in organic farming, fisheries and poultry. Sangha has also undertaken construction of low-cost houses for poor villagers, especially SC/ST.

on Click India: Contact: Tarun Bose; Phone : 91-11-26438971, 11-26198042;
Address: 52/36, Chittaranjan Park New Delhi 110019, India;

on Wiser Earth: map; Fax: 91-11-6198042; Type: Non Governmental Organization; Scope: national.

Coordination des ONG pour les Droits de l’Enfant CODE

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Actuellement, la CODE est un réseau de 10 associations membres qui ont plusieurs points communs parmi lesquels :
1.Leur statut : il s’agit d’organisations non-gouvernementales (ONG).
2.Leurs missions : un de leurs objectifs est la lutte pour un plus grand respect des droits de l’enfant. Dans ce cadre, elles développent une action spécifique et non accessoire de promotion et/ou de défense des droits de l’enfant au niveau de l’ensemble de la Communauté française. Elles souscrivent d’ailleurs à la Convention internationale relative aux droits de l’enfant. En cela, elles défendent et promeuvent tous les droits de l’enfant de manière globale sans se limiter à seulement certains aspects de ces droits.
3.Leur historique : elles sont actives depuis au moins cinq an … (texte entier /Membres).

Page d’accueil;
Publications; Agenda; Actualités; Documentations; Liens;
Adresse: CODE, rue du Marché aux Poulets 30, B-1000 Bruxelles, Belgique;
Contacte et plan du site.

Présentation /Mission: La Coordination des ONG pour les droits de l’enfant (CODE) est un réseau d’associations qui ont pour point commun de développer une action de promotion ou de défense des droits de l’enfant en Belgique et dans le monde.  Elle a été créée en 1994 à l’initiative de Défense des enfants International (DEI) à l’occasion de l’élaboration du premier rapport alternatif sur les droits de l’enfant. Elle s’est constituée en ASBL en 2000.  Continue Reading…

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues SPSSI

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SPSSI is an association of approximately 3000 psychologists, allied scientists, and others, who are interested in the application of research on the psychological aspects of important social issues to public policy solutions. (Homepage).

Policy; Teaching; Conference; Membership; Students /early Career;
History; Publications; Awards; Newsletter; Links;
Address: SPSSI, 208 I St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-4340, USA;

About: Founded in 1936, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) is an international group of over 3000 psychologists, allied scientists, students, and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social issues. In various ways, SPSSI seeks to bring theory and practice into focus on human problems of the group, the community, and nations, as well as the increasingly important problems that have no national boundaries. Continue Reading…

Association for Health, Environment and Development AHED

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Environment, Health. Aim/Objective/Mission: AHEAD is a voluntary organisation working on the issues of health, environment and development. It focuses on sustainable development through networking with other NGOs and institutes in the same sector. Research, training, capacity building and development of resource materials are some of the activities carried out by the organisation.

on Click India: Contact: Upma Sharma, Phone: 011-26495187,
Address: House No 39, Ist Floor, New Delhi – 110049, Delhi, India.


For distinguishion: There exists an Egyptian NGO with the same name: AHED.
(The Association for Health and Environmental Development (AHED) is an Egyptian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) established and registered with the Ministry of Social Affairs in November 1987).

International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection ISIPAR

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The purpose of the Society is to support and encourage research and practice related to issues of interpersonal acceptance and rejection, including but not limited to parental acceptance-rejection, peer acceptance-rejection, acceptance-rejection in intimate adult relationships, and acceptance-rejection in other attachment relationships throughout the lifespan … (full text Homepage).

Membership; Publications; Newsletters; Officers; Representatives; Constitution;
Evaluation Guidelines for: Quantitative Research Studies, Qualitative Research Studies, Theoretical Papers, Applied Papers;
Next Meeting in Padua /Italy: July 28-31, 2010;

University of Connecticut, Rohner Center Awards: Distinguished Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection: The Rohner Center is pleased to announce that the University of Connecticut has authorized the creation of the University of Connecticut Rohner Center Awards for Distinguished Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection.  Continue Reading…


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What is India is the only specialised portal totally dedicated to development work in India. We want to create more awareness about, and mobilise greater support for India’s struggle for sustainable and equitable development … (about 1/2).

Homepage and latest news; Sitemap;
Directory search; Events; News; Membership; Links; Forum; Add your site; Issues: see all links down of each page;
Contact online.

About 2/2 /Profile: … is a specialised portal dedicated to the social sector operating in India. It has a large database that is being expanded everyday and which covers almost all facets of development activities.  Continue Reading…

All India Centre for Advancement of People AICAP

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Aged, Child welfare, Health, Human Rights, Population, Sanitation, Sustainable Development, Women’s issues
Aim/Objective/Mission: AICAP works with a noble objective of improving quality of life and environment concerned with under privileged segment of society where poverty and deprivation co-exist. The main trust of the centre is on disseminating knowledge, awareness generation, aids and medical help for improving health of the people of the jhuggi cluster, specially targeting children of the locality, creating of healthy environment, restructuring family size, literacy program and eradication of social evils.

on Wiser Earth:  Activities: Educational; Type: Non Governmental Organization; Scope: national; Contact Name: D. K. Chatterjee, Contact Email, Phone: 91-11-6439296, Address: Headquarters: G-1375, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi 110019, India.

… also on India; and on NGOs in Delhi.

Food for People

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Food For People, Inc. is designated as the official food bank for Humboldt County

When we first opened our doors in 1979, Food for People was no more than a small food closet intent upon filling the void in Humboldt County’s social service programs. But food distribution grew steadily from those humble beginnings, and over the next 17 years, we expanded and began conducting our operations out of a small local residence, utilizing rented warehouse space just a few blocks away … (about 1/2).

Programs; Access; Staff; Newsletters; Sponsors; Volunteer; Donate;
Address: Food for People, The Food Bank for Humboldt County, 307 West 14th Street, Eureka, CA 95501, USA;
Contact: Telephone: (707) 445-3166, Fax: (707) 445-5946

About 2/2: … During that time Food for People also began providing food for several pantries located throughout the County in addition to our direct food distribution in Eureka. But access to refrigeration and freezer space was extremely limited, and by 1996, we were bursting at the seams and ill-prepared to accommodate the steadily increasing requests for emergency food assistance.   Continue Reading…

Action for Food Production AFPRO

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AFPRO as a secular socio-technical development organization with Christian inspiration visualizes itself as working to enable the rural poor – including women and men belonging to small and marginal farmers and the landless, dalits, tribal people, fisher folk and unemployed youth – to move towards sustainable development, through and overall increase in their knowledge and skills in areas that directly affect their standard and quality of life. It visualizes itself as an organization which over the next decade will enable the marginalized rural groups to achieve enhanced socio-economic and personal status in society through appropriate technologies for the management of natural resources … (about 1/2 /vision).

Partners; Alliances; Services; Programmes; Successes; Innovations; Publications; Blog;

About 2/2 /Mission: … AFPRO dedicates itself to its mission of alleviating rural poverty by promoting and working through voluntary organizations; with a focus on enabling the marginalized and weaker sections of rural society to participate in the process of rural development by strengthening their resource base and capabilities through improved knowledge and skills, both in the technical and socio-economic development areas.


AFPRO was established in 1966 by Christian development organizations in response to the Bihar-Uttar Pradesh-Maharashtra drought, as a non-governmental organization that would provide technical support for development and rehabilitation work.  Continue Reading…

All India Asahaya Mahila Sahyog Samiti AIAMSS

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named:

on NGOs INDIA (server failed): Purpose: Education, Rehabilitation, Women’s issues; Aim/Objective/Mission: AIAMSS is basically a women’s organisation working for the upliftment of widows, poor and aged women. It gives shelter to the victims of dowry system and provides them training in cutting and tailoring enabling them to be self dependent.

on Wiser Earth:
Activities: Educational; Type: Non Governmental Organization; Scope: regional;
Phone: 91-11-2482580; Headquarters: 34/346-347, Trilokpuri, New Delhi 110091, India.

on Click India: Contact: Sita Bhagat; AIAMSS is basically a women’s organisation working for the upliftment of widows, poor and aged women. It gives shelter to the victims of dowry system and provides them training in cutting and tailoring enabling them to be self dependent.

A New Way

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(on all pages: find the links when scrolled down)

Linked with Challengling the Banks, and with Danny Schechter – USA.

  • We live in challenging and increasingly hard times in the United States. Over the last few decades, the American economy has drastically changed. Wages for working people have not risen in 30 years, the vast majority of families need two incomes to get by, and after working for 40 years, few are assured a livable pension.
  • We have witnessed the once strong American economy and American worker become the most indebted in the world. The average American is in debt to a greater degree than any time in history, while in a half century the nation has gone from the greatest creditor nation in history to the largest debtor nation in history.
  • Most recently, a meltdown of Wall Street and the banking sector has seen 401ks drop in value and, most tellingly, a government deaf to the plight of average Americans and cries of economists immediately pour trillions of dollars in the coffers of Wall Street and the banks. At the same time, the floors of Congress are turned into a trading pit, with lobbyists of mega-corporations stacked outside in the halls fighting to fund reelection committees, so they can get the best deal … (full text The Idea).

Homepage and Sign in;
Start your group; Groups and Forums; Events; Blogs; Support; Partner: Media;
A Policy Prescription for Structural Reform; Action, read plan;

About: Our mission is to transform the public’s relationship to the monetary and economic policies that govern our lives. Our platform is structural reform of the financial industry. We will change the American financial industry from one that skirts and dictates laws to reap false profits for the few at the expense of the many into one that takes its proper place as a facilitator of general prosperity. We demand a financial industry that does not actively work against the interests of the public but that is stable and secure, prudent in risk, and manageable in failure.  Continue Reading…

Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust

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… Amar Jyoti is a voluntary organization rendering rehabilitative services to persons with disabilities through inclusive and integrated education, medical care, vocational training, child guidance and self-employment since 1981 … (full text about).

Academics: SchoolSpecial Training, Vocational Training;
Healing; Publications; Branch in Gwalior; Help;
Address: Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Karkardooma, Vikas Marg, Delhi 110092, India;

Outreach: The Community Based Rehabilitation project has been completed with positive community development in 30 urban slums of Delhi.  The services are continued through various other projects of Institution Based Rehabilitation & Community Based Rehabilitation at the centre. Continue Reading…

Asia Pacific Socio-Economic Research Institute APSERI

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This NGO shows no own website, but is named on:

NGOs INDIA: Purpose: Disadvantaged communities, Employment, Human Rights, Poverty. Aim/Objective/Mission: APSERI involves advancement of disadvantaged groups in society including women, children and aged person; protection of human rights; strengthening of democratic institutions for socio economic development through peoples’ participation; reduction of poverty, unemployment and inequalities of income and wealth and increasing transparency in political, economic and social systems. E-mail.

on Wiser Earth: Contact /Name: Dr. Hari Goyal, Director
Activities: Research
Headquarters: P O Box 10518, JNU Post Office, New Delhi 110067, Delhi, India;
Phone: 91-11-6108512, Fax: 91-11-6171506,  Continue Reading…

National (US-)Indian School Board Association NISBA

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  • NISBA’s mission is to support quality education in a safe environment from early childhood through life in accordance with the Tribe’s needs for cultural and economic well-being in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and communities as distinct cultural and governmental entities. NISBA will consider the spiritual, mental, physical and cultural aspects of the whole person within the familly, community and tribal context.
  • NISBA’s vision is to have empowered school board members, parents and other stakeholders exercising effective stewardship of Indian education in cooperation with their respective tribal governments.
  • Goals: … (full text Homepage).

Events: upcoming, past; Resources; Links; Focus Groups; Governancs; Directors; Schools: A-J, K-R, S-Z;
Address: NISBA, PO Box 790, Polson, MT 59860, USA;

Legislation: The following is a draft proposal which was developed by Alan Lovesee on behalf of the National Indian School Board Association (NISBA), the Association of Community tribal Schools (ACTS), and the Native American Grant School Association (NAGSA). Through a variety of meetings and discussions which began as early as July of 1996, these amendments have been developed.  Continue Reading…

Tck Tck

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also in french, spanish and portugese

Linked with adopt a, and with Adopt A Negotiator By The Youth Of The World.

  • Tck Tck Tck is an unprecedented global alliance of non-government organizations, trade unions, faith groups and people like you—all calling for an ambitious, fair and binding climate change agreement.
  • This global alliance has come together to ensure a fair, ambitious, and binding agreement from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, a meeting of world governments in Copenhagen, Denmark starting December 7, 2009 … (full text background).

Homepage ;
People; Our Partners; More partners; Actions; FAQs;
Press & Bloggers: Releases; Bloggers; News; Visuals; Climate Voice; Insider;
Contacts for medias.

About /Copenhagen Climate Summit, December 7-9, 2009:  On December 9, 2009, representatives of 192 nations will meet in Copenhagen, Denmark for a conference on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. That’s the formal title for what most of us think of as the Kyoto Protocol, an agreement that expires in 2012 and that badly needs a fair, ambitious, and binding update.  Continue Reading…

adopt a

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Linked with Adopt A Negotiator By The Youth Of The World, and with

A fair, ambitious, and binding agreement coming out of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (COP15) in December could mean the difference between a manageable future and dire climatic consequences.  But who knows what really goes on at these meetings? For an event described as “the most important meeting in the history of the world,” scant little seems to be known about what goes on behind the scenes.  Through Adopt-a-Negotiator, we are lifting the veil and shining light on this diplomatic process … (about 1/2).

The Trackers; Subscribe;
Contact online.

About 2/2:
Launched at the Bonn intersessional talks in June, we’ll track the negotiations through Bangkok, then Barcelona, and on to Copenhagen, following the lead negotiators and delegates from 12 key countries, and sharing news and updates of their positions along the way.  Continue Reading…


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Linked with the Mandala Trust, and with the Khuphuka Project.

Welcome to Dharmagiri, a Buddhist hermitage nestled in the dramatic Southern Drakensberg (uKhahlamba in Zulu) on the border between South Africa and Lesotho. It is affiliated with the Forest Sangha of Ajahn Chah and was founded by his disciples Kittisaro and Thanissara in 2000 as a hermitage. Dharmagiri is the home of a contemplative community that provides support for self retreatants and practitioners, facilitates meditation retreats and enables access to Buddhist practice and teachings. Dharmagiri runs on a semi monastic ethos and requests that visitors and retreatants join in the community morning and evening practice sessions as well as help with simple daily chores. An extensive library of Dharma talks and Dharma books is available for retreat support … (full text Homepage).

Retreats: Info/schedule, Self retreat; Staying here; Dana;
Teachings; Talks; Year long study; News, articles, events; Newsletter; Links; Donations;
Address: Dharmagiri, PO Box 270, Underberg 3257, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa;

About: Dharmagiri is a Section 21 Company which operates under South African law. It is a registered Non Profit Organisation and has Public Benefit Organisation status. It has three directors, two managers and sixteen members from South Africa, the UK and the US who support and oversee its guidance.
The Founders: … (full text).    Continue Reading…

The Khuphuka Project

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Compassion in Action

Linked with the Mandala Trust, and with Dharmagiri.

  • The Khuphuka Project is an initiative of Dharmagiri Outreach.  We are a HIV and AIDS community care and support program serving the uMqatsheni tribal area falling within the Kwa Sani municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. To find out more about our work please take a little time to look around our site.
  • The special challenge facing Buddhism in our age is to stand up as an advocate for justice in the world, a voice of conscience for those victims of social, economic and political injustice who cannot stand up for themselves. This is a deeply ethical challenge, marking a watershed in the modern expression of Buddhism – Bhikkhu Bodhi (Khuphuka Project patron).
  • May all beings be well and free from suffering. (Homepage).

Aims; Outreach; Ubuntu; News, events; Community Care; Advocacy; Youth; Photos; Help; Links;
Address: The Khuphuka Project, Dharmagiri, PO Box 270, Underberg 3257, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa;

About: All Buddhas take the mind of great compassion as their substance (from the Avatamsaka Sutra): The Khuphuka Project is an initiative of Dharmagiri outreach.  We are a HIV and AIDS community outreach program serving the uMqatsheni tribal area falling within the Kwa Sani municipality, KwaZulu-Natal.  This community faces huge problems including high HIV infection rates, high levels of unemployment, many orphans and ‘at risk’ children and associated poverty. There are large numbers of families close to starvation.   Continue Reading…

Bonita Trust – Bonita Charitable Trust

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  • The Bonita Trust is an independent philanthropic trust, founded in 2004. Bonita’s endowment programs results from a personal commitment by its principals to help communities address some of the important health and education challenges facing them, leveraging new technologies and Internet-based solutions.
  • In 2006 The Bonita Trust settled the Bonita Charitable Trust which is a registered charity in Gibraltar … (full text Homepage).

Who we are; Projects; News; Blog; History; Grant Seekers;
Address: The Bonita Trust, Belvedere Trustees Limited, 57/63 Line Wall Road, Gibraltar;

About /Mission: Community Endowment: The Bonita Trust was founded in 2004. Bonita’s community endowment results from a personal commitment by its principals to help communities address some of the important health and education challenges facing them, leveraging new technologies and Internet-based solutions.  Continue Reading…

The Hagar School – Education for Equality

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in arab, in english and in hebrew – Linked with Educating Children in Conflict Zones.

The Hagar Association was founded in 2006 by Jewish and Arab parents, teachers, community organizers and other concerned residents from Beer Sheva in order to promote cooperation, mutual trust and understanding in the Israeli Negev. To realize its vision of a better future, the Association decided to create a Jewish-Arab pre-kindergarten-12 school as well as a community outreach program. (Homepage).

In the Community/Values; In the news; Newsletter; Photos/videos; Activities; Resources; Donate;
Address: Hagar: Jewish-Arab Education for Equality, P.O. Box 3369, Shikun Hei, Beer Sheva 84133, Israel;

About: In 2006, a group of Beer-Sheva parents, academics and community activists in the city and its environs, founded the Hagar Association as a response to the present reality in the Negev, where about 600,000 citizens, a quarter of them Arabs, live side by side but in segregated spaces.  Continue Reading…

Consortium for Street children CSC

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Linked with the Mandala Trust.

  • Our Vision: A world in which the rights of street-involved children are realised.
  • Our Mission: The Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is the leading international member-based network dedicated to advocating, promoting and campaigning for the rights of street-involved children. We are committed to creating a better and sustainable future for some of the most disadvantaged and stigmatised children by working together to inform and inspire research and action that influences policy and best practice worldwide.
  • How we work: … (about 1/2 /who is who).

Advocacy; Resources; Membership; Join; Blog; Support; FAQs;
Member Services; Member-led projects; CSC Initiatives;
Address: Consortium for Street Children, Unit 210 Bon Marche Centre, 241-251 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8BJ, UK;

About 2/2 /Background: … How CSC came to be: In early 1992 Nic Fenton, Director of Childhope, and Trudy Davies, Research and Liaison officer to the all-Party Parliamentary Group on Population and Development, met to discuss the need for an umbrella organisation for the newly emerging small street children charities.   Continue Reading…

The Mandala Trust

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Linked with the Consortium for Street children, with Khuphuka Project and with Dharmagiri.

  • The Mandala Trust is a member of the Consortium for Street children – a UK based network of NGOs working to promote and protect the rights of street associated children in the developing world.
  • The Mandala Trust is a UK based NGO working in partnership with a variety of grass roots organisations overseas.  We have a particular focus on projects which support vulnerable children and are currently active in Southern Africa, Cambodia, India, China and Peru.(Homepage).

Aims; Projects; News; Photos; Help us; Donate online;
Address: The Mandala Trust, The Stables, Langham Place, Rode, Somerset BA11 6PL, England;

History: Things were set in motion when a man travelling in India met and became friends with a local man who worked as a shoe wallah.  The two would sit together each day on the side of the road as the Indian man worked, drinking chai (sweet tea), sharing stories and eventually becoming good friends.  Continue Reading…

The National Labor Committee NLC

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putting a human face on the global economy

  • Few of the estimated 30 million migrant workers in China’s Guangdong Province have health insurance as factories will not pay for it.  If a worker gets sick, seeing a doctor in a hospital is prohibitively expensive, costing $25.59, more than a full week’s wages, including overtime. (Feb. 2007)
  • It is all too easy for factories in China producing goods for export to U.S. companies to violate the laws on occupational health and safety and work injuries with complete impunity.  The U.S. companies involved are also displaying a total indifference when it comes to respecting worker rights.” (Feb. 2007).
  • Forced labor, including the exploitation of children, continues in Burma, as do extrajudicial killing, disappearances, rape and torture. (June 2008)
  • … etc. etc. – see down the right column of each page.

News; NCL shop; Newsletter: head of each page; support us; Our (full) YouTube channel;
Address: National Labor Committee, 5 Gateway Center, 6th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA;

About Mission: Transnational corporations now roam the world to find the cheapest and most vulnerable workers. The people who stitch together our jeans and assemble our CD-players are mostly young women in Central America, Mexico, Bangladesh, China and other poor nations, many working 12 to 14-hour days for pennies an hour. Continue Reading…

Institute for Economic Democracy

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There are two primary causes for both poverty and war:

  • 1.Two crucial concepts: Plunder by trade, and Property rights law, as applied to nature’s resources and technologies, denying others their rightful share of what nature offers to us all for free.
  • 2.We are culturally trained to unsustainable conspicuous consumption, unaware that much of this wealth is unearned through causes one and two listed above.

Those fundamentals of world trade and domestic economies (item one) is the heart of the enormously violent and wasteful world monopoly system. Well over half of our labors and resources expended adds nothing to our quality of life. We suggest these links for a quick initial understanding: … (full text Homepage).

Articles; Books; Press; Blog; Links; Support us;
A Message to Global Warming, Poverty Elimination, and No-More-War Activists
Address: The Institute for Economic Democracy, 13851 N 103 Ave, Sun City, AZ 85351, USA;
Contact /Join us.

About: This institute, founded by Dr. J.W. Smith, is a 501C3 non-profit/educational foundation researching the causes of, and elimination of, poverty and war.  Continue Reading…

Yellow River Voluntary Alliance

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mainly in chinese – based in China serving China, organising and sourcing a variety of projects bringing together people desiring to serve and those in need.

The Yellow River Soup Kitchen is a not for profit NGO, registered in the UK. A secular organisation that is open to everybody, it is wholly run by volunteers for volunteers and as such has no overheads of any description. Our objective is to organise or source a variety of projects, with the aim of bringing together two specific groups of people; namely those with a desire to serve and those that are in need. Hence, providing an opportunity, a vehicle, support and empowerment, to enable volunteers to channel their energies for the benefit of others whilst at the same time achieving personal growth and development. Facilitating the opportunity to cultivate a small change inside potentially manifesting in a larger change outside … (full text english Homepage/about).

Frontpage and photos;
Forum; Register; Past activities; Photos; Want to help?
Contact online.

On going projects: Soup Kitchen, in Xi’an: Several large filled steamed buns called Baozi stuffed with a combination of vegetables, tofu and noodles, pots of hot soup and tea are served three times weekly, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at the catholic church on Wu Xing Jie.   Continue Reading…

Children’s Health Foundation

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Children’s Health Foundation is a member of Children’s Miracle Network CMN and a Canadian Registered Charity (about/down left column).

Events; Media, publications; Priorities; Code; How we … ; Board; History; Donor Bill of Rights; How to get to … ;
Address: Children’s Health Foundation, 345 Westminster Ave, London, Ontario N6C 4V3, CANADA;

About: Children’s Health Foundation is the charitable fundraising resource for Children’s Hospital and Children’s Health Research Institute. We are an independent, incorporated non-profit organization that has been raising money and granting funds to children’s health care and research for over 80 years. Since 1999, Children’s Health Foundation has granted over $29 million to Children’s Hospital and Children’s Health Research Institute.  Continue Reading…

David See-Chai Lam Centre for International Communication

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also in chinese

As communications and transportation technologies have developed and global migration has intensified people from varying cultural backgrounds work and live side by side. However, the long-term vitality of international relations and civil society requires much more than merely living side by side in mutual tolerance. Efforts must be made to draw on the strengths of diversity in the interest of forging ideals and goals that can be shared. (full text Homepage /Mission).

Projects; Connections; Pacific Region Forum; Events;
Address and map: David Lam Centre, David Lam Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 5K3;

ABOUT THE DAVID LAM CENTRE /STEERING COMMITTEE: … Paul Crowe’s teaching and research focus is on Chinese religions and intellectual history and on cultivation of intercultural understanding. Continue Reading…

Worldwatch Institute

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vision for a sustainable world

Worldwatch Institute delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs. Worldwatch focuses on the 21st century challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, and poverty by developing and disseminating solid data and innovative strategies for achieving a sustainable society. (About 1/2 /Mission).

Blogs: Dateline Copenhagen, Nourishing the Planet, Green Economy, Transforming Cultures;
Press; Publications; Programs; Global Partners; Support;
Address: Worldwatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-1904, U.S.A.;

About 2/2: … The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization recognized by opinion leaders around the world for its accessible, fact-based analysis of critical global issues. The Institute’s three main program areas include Climate & Energy, Food & Agriculture, and the Green Economy.  Continue Reading…

Worldwide Farmers Exchange

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  • We have no up front application or processing cost. We collect the program fee only after a participant arrives in the United States and begins to receive money by participating in the program.
  • We provide medical insurance from the day of arrival in the United States to the day of departure at no cost to the participant, except for a modest deductible required by the insurance company.
  • For programs of one year or longer we pay the cost of travel from the port of entry into the United States to the host sites as well as travel to the port of debarkation when the program is completed.
  • We have programs available to improve English-speaking skills and to acquire basic entrepreneurial techniques, in addition to learning agricultural skills. (Learn).

Hosting Program; Personal Experiences;
Address: Worldwide Farmers Exchange, 1650 Solano Avenue, Suites B & D, Berkeley, CA 94707-2126, USA;

Farmer Exchange Program: Opportunities Await You with Our Trainee and Intern Exchange Programs: Under the Mutual Education and Cultural Exchange Act Worldwide Farmers Exchange has been certified by the U.S. Department of State to sponsor and operate a trainee program, also known as P-3-05119, and an intern program, also known as P-3-12380.  Continue Reading…

Earth Charter Initiative

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The Earth Charter Initiative and Earth Charter Dove Design (or “Logo”) are the trademarks of Earth Charter Associates, Ltd. (also in português and in español)

Linked with the english Earth Charter Text.
Download the Text, in many languages (most in pdf, some in word).

The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society in the 21st century.  It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and future generations.  It is a vision of hope and a call to action … (full long text What is the Earth Charter).

ECI Council; Earth Charter Commission; Who we are; How participate; Guidelines; Endorse; Donate; Volunteer;
Country activities; Focus; Resources; News, events; Virtual Library; Newsletter;
Address: Earth Charter International Secretariat, Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development at UPEACE, c/o University for Peace, P.O.Box138 6100, San José, Costa Rica;

About: Earth Charter Initiative: “The Earth Charter Initiative” is the collective name for the extraordinarily diverse, global network of people, organizations, and institutions that participate in promoting and implementing the values and principles of the Earth Charter.  Continue Reading…

Friends of the Third World FOTW

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In addition to job-training for needy people in Fort Wayne, the house of the Friends of the Third World helps sell products made by exceptional enterprising groups in the Third World, including the Bombolulu Workshop for the Handicapped in Mombasa, Kenya, as well as trying to help Nicaraguan Medical Aid … (about /What do we do).

at the Center; Action facts; M.L.King Jr. Day; News, events; PartnersAction Facts; Venezuela today; Fair Trade; Shop; Links;
Address: Jim Goetsch, Friends of the Third World, Inc., and Marian Waltz of the Third World Shoppe, 611 W. Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-2167, USA;

About 2/2: … History of the Organization: Taken from a recent newsletter: Friends of the Third World (FOTW) began in 1972 when students and teachers formed a fundraising project to aid the hungry.   Continue Reading…

Greenstar GS Social Marketing, Pakistan

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  • Greenstar Social Marketing Pakistan (Guarantee) Limited (originally called “Social Marketing Pakistan”) was established by Population Services International (PSI) in 1991 as a nonprofit devoted to improving quality of life among low-income people. A non-governmental organization, Greenstar works through the private sector and with the Government of Pakistan, empowering healthier choices and improving access to affordable, high-quality health products and services.
  • Mission: To improve the quality of life among people throughout Pakistan by increasing access to and use of health products, services and information, particularly in the lower socio-economic population groups … (full text Homepage).

Services: Reproductive Health; Diseases; Mother/Child; Family Health; GS in Earthquake;
Products; Medical refs /Links; News; Newsletter; Brochure; Events; What; Where; Working With Us;
Addresses (1 of 10): Head Office GS, 21-C, Zamzama Commercial Lane No.5, Phase V, D.H.A, Karachi, Pakistan;

About /Who We Are: Greenstar Social Marketing Pakistan (Guarantee) Limited is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization devoted to improving quality of life among low-income people.  Continue Reading…