As part of our work in Brazil we are delighted to be working with Cabana Restaurants this summer at their coppaCABANA beach on London Southbank. David and Jamie, Cabana’s founders, have an incredible passion for the country and its potential. A passion we share. Join us for Family Fun Days one Saturday a month from June-September.
SOLD is a narrative feature film adaptation of the globally acclaimed novel by Patricia McCormick. It tells the story of Lakshmi, a young girl who is trafficked from Nepal to a brothel in India. We have been chosen as a charity partner of the film. Later this year we will be launching our appeal, Taught Not Trafficked, which will support anti-child trafficking projects in Nepal.
Childreach International and Travelpack have been working together since 2009 and the partnership has enabled us to provide affordable flights to our volunteers. They have been incredibly supportive through sponsoring key events such as our Student Awards Ceremony.
World First have been supporting us since 2012, when they went to Tanzania on our Futurebuilding programme. In addition to this, they have raised an incredible amount of money for our projects by launching a Facebook campaign with us, where they donated Â£1 to us for every new like their Facebook page gained.
A London-based office supplies company renowned for their sustainable focus. We have worked together to make our Tanzanian project Litre of Light an ongoing project and to roll it out further, leading to greater and greater benefits each year. In 2012 we focussed on the village of Kwatito, as pictured below, and every year from now on, the project will be rolled out to another village. The project makes zero-carbon light available 24 hours a day to villages in the region through use of innovative local technology and solar lighting.
We have partnered with Sharehoods to invite their audiences to become part of our movement and join our community in the UK. Sharehoods is a global online portal for foreigners, allowing newcomers to cities to build their social relationships and networks.
A people and organisational development company that has partnered with the charity to provide a learning and development model that can run alongside our corporate Futurebuilding projects. The organisation also donates its time and skill to the charity through pro bono training and development.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) grant has enabled us to scale up our School Farming programme in Tanzania, helping us provide children with a nutritious school meal and teach them sustainable farming techniques. Some schools are now growing a small surplus, which they are selling to buy additional resources for the school.
Comic Relief are funding one of our child rights and empowerment projects in Gujarat, India, called Children in Charge of Change. This funding allows children to run Balsena clubs, meaning 'children's collectives', which provide a platform for children to voice their opinions and work together to advocate for their rights and lobby the government.
In 2013 we partnered with Girlguiding for their Girls in Action programme, running our project In Her Shoes to teach girls in the UK about gender inequality in India. The girls shared stories, artwork and letters across continents, allowing them to get a rich understanding of each other's lives.
The eaga Trust have been working with us since 2009 and in this time have sent groups of eaga employees to India, Morocco and Tanzania to renovate schools and education centres, building brighter futures for children. Their hard work has unlocked the potential of 2,315 children.
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