Twelve Sponsored Organizations
St. Petersburg, Russia
An orphanage that takes in homeless children who have runaway to the city and helps place them back into homes. Offering food, shelter, and support to all of the children it houses.
2. New Hope Foundation
A home for babies and toddlers, from government-run Children’s Welfare clinics all over China. New Hope provides physically challenged children with a caring and secure environment, seeks out the best medical solutions for these children, and facilitates treatment.
3. Special Education Center of Region 12
A special needs orphanage for children. Located in a remote area of Thailand, the Special Education Center not only provides the resources necessary for healthy growth and education to the children that live there, but also provides a day program for local special needs children.
4. Gu Chu Sum (Tibetan English School)
McLeod Ganj, India
Gu Chu Sum’s primary aim is to provide food, shelter, financial assistance, medical attention, education, employment, and psychological support to former political prisoners.
5. Mwiko School
A primary school for children in the first to sixth grade, dedicated to the education and well-being of its nearly 800 students.
6. WE ACTx
Youth Program HIV workshop
A free clinic offering highly integrated medical and psycho-social services for over two thousand patients living with HIV. Programs include confidential testing, nutritional support, and prevention of mother to child transmission.
7. Creative Solutions Art School
An arts and education organization that provides alternative education through both traditional and modern systems. Course offerings year round in all areas including: the arts, English, and basic computer skills.
8. Nyumbani HIV Clinic
Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Nyumbani works on behalf of children suffering from the HIV/AIDS crisis. This organization offers support, medical care, and psycho-social care to all of the children it serves.
9. Refugio De Monos
La Cumbre, Argentina
This howler monkey refuge is the first and only center for the rehabilitation of primates in Argentina. The program consists of various stages of physical, psychological, and social rehabilitation. Teaching monkeys to be monkeys again.
10. Casa De Milagro
La May, Peru
A home caring for twenty three orphaned and abandoned children. Casa de Milagro serves to nourish children’s minds, bodies, and spirits while instilling in them a sense of self-esteem and self-worth.
11. Foyers Maurice Sixto
Port Au Prince, Haiti
A school and after school program created to serve restavek children. (Children in domestic servitude) They offer programs in music, theater, dance, and soccer.
12. Operation Upward
An after school program for children that provides art programs, sports programs, and a food program to children that attend. Operation Upward is dedicated to empowering the spiritual, educational, health, and vocational development of youth and their families.