Nearly 20,000 girls in Nepal are forced into slavery or child marriage every year. American Himalayan Foundation’s mission is to end human trafficking through providing shelter, safety, health and most importantly an education. For Tibetan refugees, Sherpas, Lobas in Mustang, village girls—for any child facing daunting odds because of caste, gender, disability or poverty—education offers a path forward to opportunity and hope, and the freedom to make choices in a world that will often be very different from their parents’. AHF offers guidance, hope and opportunity. Join our Community Room to connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.himalayan-foundation.org and donate directly. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. Our work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities and transport. Join our Community Room to connect with other like minded people or go to http://www.wri.org and donate directly. Y
World Resource Institute is advancing environmental issues by addressing needs on several different fronts. These include sustaining forests, mitigating water issues, creating value in the business community through environmental sustainability, ensuring clean, reliable energy, supporting agriculture through sustainable development. As well, WRI focuses on the importance of our oceans. Our oceans are home to half the worlds species, adds $2.5 trillion each year to the global economy, feeds 3 bi
The Water Project is dedicated to bringing clean, safe drinking water to those that do not have this basic need. Globally, 1 in 9 people still have no access to clean water. But in the communities they serve, it's 9 out of 9. Water is a daily and crippling challenge. Children often bear the burden of walking miles each day to find water in streams and ponds, full of water-borne disease that is making them and their families sick. The Water Project have several well projects in the works and need