A big “thank you” to all our partners worldwide! Our work would not be possible without them.
KKPKP is the wastepicker union in Pune, India. They have worked for more than 20 years to empower the waste picker community by demanding their rights of employment, safety, and security. We work closely with KKPKP for identifying beneficiaries, doing small research projects, photo documentation or implementing any activities.
The generous grant received from DFW provides aid to 100 girls and 50 mothers surviving as wastepickers in Pune, India. Grant funds are being directed towards providing skills training and microloans to the mothers to start small businesses. Funds are also being used to enroll the daughters in primary school and providing them with extra tutoring. The members of DFW are to be commended for freeing these families from wastepicking.
Friends of Sierra Leone is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 by a small group of returned Peace Corps Volunteers, soon joined by their Sierra Leonean friends and other volunteers who had served in Sierra Leone.
The COO is a coalition of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local groups of organizations with interests in Education, Social Justice, Labor, Energy and Climate, the Sustainable Development Goals, Human Rights, Health and Women’s Issues that all share the common goals of making the American public more knowledgeable about global issues and strengthening the U.S. – UN relationship.
The UNFF Zambia Chapter works closely with the Ministry of Community Development for all projects in the area.
Planète Urgence, a French film making team, volunteered their time to help us make a documentary of our work. They also trained our young staff on how to make short films.
The UNFF, in partnership with UK-based Kabanana Care (Zambia) Trust, developed a water supply for an orphanage in Kabanana, Zambia.