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A list of 20 Foundations Supporting Projects for People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs)

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According to WHO-2011, an estimated 1 billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, have a disability ; 10% of an affected population [by disaster] will develop serious psychological trauma. 80% of people with disabilities live in developing countries, and there, make up 20% of the poorest of the poor, living on less than $1 […]

A list of 20 Foundations Supporting Projects on Children

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Millions of children around the world are born into a stark reality: will they work in markets and mines, or go to school? Will they be trafficked into slavery, or be free? Will they be child soldiers, or students? Many children grow up in a daily life marked by violence; the images of war, abuse, […]

A list of 20 Foundations Supporting Women Empowerment Projects

Women Empowerment

360,000 Women die during pregnancy and childbirth; 14 million adolescent girls become mothers every year. Women represent nearly two thirds of the world’s illiterate, 31 million girls are still out of school around the world, The completion rates and learning levels of girls are lower than those of boys, Participation of girls in school decreases […]

The Urgent Action Fund

The Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments. The Fund supports women’s human rights defenders (or WHRDs – the activists who take on some of the most challenging issues in their communities and countries) throughout the […]

Siemens Stiftung (Foundation)

The Siemens Stiftung Foundation is the foundation of the Siemens Corporation. Its goal is to promote positive social change by funding opportunities that encourage social and economic engagement. The Foundation focuses on projects in education (science and technology, language development and integration), culture (performing arts and music), social entrepreneurship (water and energy, environment and cooperative […]