Academics Without Borders concentrates on helping the most economically disadvantaged countries by working with volunteer academic experts to help strengthen education in developing countries.
Dr. Rick Hodes has devoted his life to Ethiopia’s poor and sick. He went there in the mid-1980s to help victims of the famine. Thirty years later he is still there, saving hundreds of young lives.
At Lift the Children their mission is to seek out the world’s most destitute children and provide them with the necessities, training and inspiration they need to develop, grow and become self-sufficient.
The Obakki Foundation works with regional governments and organizations such as the United Nations to drill and monitor water wells in the South Sudan, Cameroon and Uganda. Since its inception, it has provided clean water to over 2.5 million people & education to tens of thousands of children.
The Omid Foundation empowers and supports marginalized young women in Iran by providing them with opportunities to experience a range of education and training in an environment of respect, dignity and kindness.