In Namibia, one fifth of the population is living with HIV or AIDS. With a population of approximately only 2 million, the impacts of HIV are present in every community. Ombetja Yehinga Organisation Trust (OYO) aims to reduce the spread of HIV and AIDS in Namibia by promoting discussion and understanding of sexual health and social issues among young people using the creative and performing arts.
Bay of Banderas, Mexico
PEACE stands for Protection & Education: Animals, Culture, and Environment, and those are the causes for which this organization stands. PEACE Mexico works to increase educational and economic opportunities through community development programs that include programs helping animals, community beautification, educational initiatives in cooperation with local public schools, and a boutique dedicated to promoting fair trade practices.
Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS) translates to ‘The brightness of the arts’ and was founded by a group of young people who had taken drawing workshops whilst living in a refugee camp. These young people wanted to share their experience of the Arts to help the young people of Battambang deal with the trauma of war. Since then PPS has grown into an association with a network of schools providing community development by giving children, young people and their families social and educational support with a focus on the arts. The organisation believes passionately in the power of the arts as a tool for human development and social change.
Phuket Has Been Good To Us is a charity based in Kamala, Phuket that aims to improve the lives of Thai youth, helping them become capable and confident English speakers so they can secure well paid employment.
Pochutla, Oaxaca State, Mexico
Pina Palmera has spent more than 30 years bringing human rights to disabled persons from rural communities. They work within a majority of indigenous communities and with people of all ages. They are located on the southern coast of Oaxaca State in San Pedro Pochutla. They offer rehabilitation processes, social inclusion, information, education and awareness workshops. Volunteers are needed to help run all aspects of the organization, as well in specialized areas of physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Pollinate Energy is working to improve the lives of India’s urban poor by giving them access to sustainable products that make their lives better.
Mumbai & Delhi, India
Pratham is an innovative learning organization created to improve the quality of education in India. As one of the largest non-governmental organizations in the country, Pratham focuses on high-quality, low-cost, and replicable interventions to address gaps in the education system. Established in 1995 to provide education to children in the slums of Mumbai, Pratham has grown both in scope and geographical coverage. Pratham needs a variety (and changing) number of interns with unique and specialized skills related to education, digital media and marketing, social media, and more.
Nicaragua, Central America
Project Bona Fide is a non-profit organization and demonstrative permaculture farm working toward sustaining culture through organic agriculture, community correlated outreach, and re-forestation projects in Nicaragua. PBF utilizes permaculture design, agroforestry, research & education, and community collaboration to promote food security on Isla de Ometepe.
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Project Esperanza primarily serves the Haitian immigrant population of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic in the areas of education, social aid, and community development. The organization runs two schools pre-K through 6th grade for Haitian immigrant children who face barriers to receiving education, as well as a group home for boys working and often living in the streets.
PDH aims to improve the lives of the impoverished and abandoned by offering social, medical, nutritional, and educational assistance to the following groups: social cases, HIV/AIDS patients, children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS, and street children/deprived children. PDH grows maize, cassava and garden produce; PDH also keeps bees, fish, chickens, goats, sheep and snails.