Beyond Collecting Water: These women are making the water flow

Written by Melissa Cushman @melissacushman // Photos by Adam Kingman @adamkingman & Melissa Cushman

Go to any well in Uganda, and you’ll probably notice that a majority of those standing in line to collect water are women and girls. On my recent trip to Uganda, this was certainly the case.

Collecting water is traditionally considered a Read more »

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Pediatric HIV Care in Zambia

We're coming alongside our partner Power of Love Foundation for our 97th project to invest in better pediatric care for HIV positive children living in Lusaka, Zambia. This program will provide 250 children residing in the Matero compound with weekly health check-ups, psycho-social counseling, and schooling for the kids. Another large component of the work is in education for the families and caretakers Read more »

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A Mother's Day Gift: Better Health Care In Uganda

This Mother's Day, we are partnering with The Adventure Project (TAP) to empower women in Uganda with the skills and training to become certified Community Health Promoters (CHPs).

In our last partnership with TAP we supported the training of 25 women who are now certified healthcare promoters, impacting 20,000 people with life-saving services in Uganda. Read more »

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We continue to stand with Syrians

The Syrian Refugee Crisis has reached epic proportions. 4.5 million people have fled from Syria into its neighboring countries (Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt) and beyond. But the numbers continue to rise daily. To address this reality and assist Syrian refugees living in the region, we are partnering with World Relief in our 95th project to provide schooling for Syrian children and urgent essentials for individuals and families. 

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Students Making a Difference: ODW Cypress Club

At ODW we truly believe that regardless of how young you are, you have the power to make a difference in the world, and the ODW Cypress Club at Cypress High School in southern California is certainly proof of that. Although their club has only been around for less than 5 years, they have already set an example for advocacy and activism at their school. Their story of taking action against extreme global poverty is inspiring, and we hope it will encourage and inspire you!

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