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Sinakekele Children 
Sinakekele Children is committed to upholding and promoting children’s rights, and providing care for abandoned babies affected by/infected with HIV/AIDS.  Visit site
More about: South Africa
Artists striving to end poverty 
Artists Striving To End Poverty (ASTEP) uses the arts as a tool to empower young people with creativity, knowledge, and a strong sense of self-esteem, factors which help them advance their lives and communities. ASTEP provides artists with opportunities to connect with global youths, allowing them to use their gifts to create meaningful and effective change for young people in need.  Visit site
More about: United States  Poverty
Edge of Africa 
The organization's specialized teams help you find an ethical placement which not only benefits you but also makes a long term difference to the projects and people of Africa.  Visit site
More about: Environment  MDG 7
Santiago's children 
"I have hugged children that told me that they felt alone in the world. I have cried after visiting a girl who was in the hospital because she decided this life was too much for her."

A blog written by a volunteer currently in Santiago, and another who preceded him 25 years earlier.

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More about: Chile
Working For Children 
Working For Children (WFC) is a local non-governmental organization assisting vulnerable children, orphans, their families, and the rural schools in the Siem Reap Province in Cambodia. WFC looks for volunteers to help in a number of areas: teaching English, coaching sports teams, decoration, labor & building work.  Visit site
More about: Cambodia
Volunteer honoured for help to African women and children 
Winning awards was the furthest thing from Shirley Snowden's mind when she began organizing aid to women and children in Ghana eight years ago. The work was just an extension of a life given to serving her community. Others noticed her efforts however, and on Monday she will receive a leadership award at the United Nations.  Visit site
More about: Ghana  United States  Activism  Gender
A life changing volunteering adventure 
Tiffany McCabe spent three weeks in Kenya as part of a volunteer trip with the not-for-profit organization Free the Children. The experience had such an impact on Tiffany and her group that they are continuing their involvement through a campaign called “Well Worth It”, dedicated to raising awareness and funds to have well systems implemented in developing nations, through the assistance of Free the Children.  Visit site
More about: Canada  Kenya  Young volunteers  Youth
Meet the agents of change 
In its efforts to ensure protection of child rights, Child Rights and You (CRY) has redefined the meaning of volunteering. The organization has been trying to channel the collective strength of communities by identifying the underlying issues like caste, gender and class bias that children and communities face, and finding long-term solutions.  Visit site
More about: India
KACCAD (Uganda) 
Since its inception KACCAD's goal has been to create awareness and development projects to raise the standard of living of underprivileged people in Wakiso and Mpigi Districts of Uganda. KACCAD is especially committed to empowering orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), women, people from child-headed households, women headed households, people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS and those with disabilities.   Visit site
More about: Uganda  HIV/AIDS  MDG 6
Tanzania Youth in Action 
Tanzania Youth in Action is a volunteer-powered organization working to uplift the standard of living among the youth of Tanzania. It is committed to ensuring that community members, especially youth and children, lead decent lives and are not deprived of their rights to livelihoods.  Youth in Action advocates for the legal rights of youth and supports girls' and children's rights.  Visit site

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