SOIL is a non-profit research and development organization working in Haiti to design, test, and implement sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the sanitation crisis. SOIL focuses on pioneering approaches to sustainable sanitation service delivery that combine innovative service delivery models and new technologies with a strategic, catalytic approach to financial sustainability.
They are demonstrating that it’s possible to provide safe, affordable sanitation access to people living in even the world’s most vulnerable urban communities.
The world is experiencing an unprecedented sanitation crisis with more than half of the world’s population lacking access to a toilet that safely manages human waste. In Haiti, only 30% of the population has access to improved sanitation and less than 1% of wastes are safely treated, which has fueled one of the largest and most virulent cholera epidemics in recent global history. …
The Adventure Project is a nonprofit “adding venture” capital to create jobs in developing countries.
Jobs transform everything. It’s what people want most.
Jobs multiply opportunity, hope, education, peace, and prosperity for everyone. When people have good jobs, they invest in their future. They open bank accounts, send their kids to school, and lead healthier lives.
Aid is always appreciated, but a job has the power to lift people out of poverty forever.
On average, every $1,200 raised trains one person to become a profitable entrepreneur — serving at least 500 people in their community with access to clean water, health care, nutritious food, and a safer environment. …
Indigenous Education Foundation (IEF) was founded in 2014 to reduce poverty amongst Indigenous peoples. They do this by empowering communities to develop and sustain their own cultural-based education solutions. IEF was built from the ground up to empower a marginalised community in the Mentawai Islands, whom had initiated a strategy to reconnect with their Indigenous culture but lacked important resources to get their program off the ground. IEF Founder, Rob Henry, had been living with the Mentawai since 2009, gathering research and documentation on the impacts of cultural displacement. As a result, through listening to the community, IEF’s empowerment and capacity-building approach was born.
Indigenous Education Foundation mission is to to empower Indigenous communities to reconnect with their culture, where culture includes: