At New Moms, 100% of the young moms who access our services live in extreme poverty. 63% come from homes where their mothers were teen parents. They are caught in a generational cycle of poverty.
Our mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair.
Mission for Vision (MFV) is an NGO working to combat avoidable blindness and promote a disability inclusive world. In partnership with 21 reputed centres in 14 states of India, MFV has played the role of a catalyst in restoring sight and renewing independence and dignity in over a million adults and children.
Our mission is to help children from low-income families acquire the necessary skills in academics and social interaction to move successfully through grades K-12 and into adulthood. We do this by providing after-school and summer programs which emphasize literacy and community involvement, using the talents of teachers, volunteer tutors, adult caregivers and a variety of local support services.
DuPage Children’s Museum ignites the potential of all children to learn through hands-on exploration by integrating art, math, and science.
This organization has been serving the poor in rural India for many years providing cleft-lip surgeries and leading job training programs. In addition to funding 50 surgeries, we provided funding to secure 100 sewing machines for students to use in their future endeavors
We supported the organization’s Child Nutrition Program, which provides needy children with meals on weekends and over the summer – times when they cannot access meals at school. We also funded a backpack program, which provides additional nutrition and health support when children are away from school
Blue Sky is a functioning social enterprise bakery where at-risk youth gain job experience and stable employment. We supported hiring a coordinator who works with the youth and with homeless shelters and correction offices to support the program and the youth
To support outreach and health ministry program which brings health care and support to underserved
To support increasing maternal and infant survival rates in Sierra Leone
To support self reliance and microlending projects in Honduras and El Salvador
This organization helps children in at-risk communities get through high school and continue their education. This year, we supported the College Orientation Program, which includes college prep work (entrance testing prep, college application, interviews and so forth) and academic and character mentoring for 9th-12th grade students
Delivery center and obstetrics training site in Sierra Leone – Women’s health in very poor region
College orientation program for low income students
Self reliance projects in Honduras and El Salvador for extremely poor communities
Crochu Community Healthy Program – Restoring damaged health facilities post-disaster
Partner School Initiative in Guardiania El Hato – Helping educate young girls (and boys) in very poor regions
Xepatan water project in Chimaltenango – Providing water to very poor community
Junior Great Books at Sunny Hill School – Books and training materials for educating low income students (2014)
Maya’s House Family Specialist – Support for homeless families
Food packing for starving children
Raising a reader initiative – Books for children with significant need
Service and facilities expansion for provision of mental health service to those in need (2013)