Mumbai region, India
Sadhana Village is a registered charitable trust working in the areas of education and disability. Since 1994, Sadhana has been actively exploring benign and innovative interventions in the education of rural children and women. It is engaged in finding out the environmental, social and economic concerns involved in these issues. It has been involved in the issue of care and rehabilitation of adults with mental challenges. Volunteers are needed to support the running of the center and care for the residents.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Safe Haven provides intervention and support for children with disabilities and medical issues, giving them access to the medical and therapeutic resources they need. The organization needs occupational therapists in a wide range of specialties.
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Safe Passage, is a non-profit organization in Guatemala known as Camino Seguro. Safe Passage’s mission is to help children and families in the Guatemala City garbage dump community break the cycle of poverty through education, emphasizing life skills and perseverance in order to thrive in work and contribute to their community. Safe Passage is a secular, non-political organization. Volunteers will live in Antigua and commute daily to nearby Guate City.
Safisha Africa Welfare Foundation (SAWF) is a non-profit NGO established in 2008 and registered in 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya. The mandate of Safisha Africa Welfare Foundation (SAWF) is to enable vulnerable and poor children access to quality education, provide educational materials, provide educational facilities, offer feeding programs, advocate for the enrollment of all children as a right to education and provide a better environment for the less fortunate.
Saint Ann Foundation (SAF) is local independent non-profit organisation dedicated to working with vulnerable women and children in Uganda. SAF is registered and works with the poor to overcome poverty and injustice and alleviate the distress of the vulnerable and defenseless. The organization provides care and support to those in society who are in need of compassion, those disenfranchised, or those who have been rendered voiceless.
New Delhi, India
The Salaam Baalak Trust mission is to provide a sensitive and caring environment for the children living and working on the streets, who have been forced to dwell on the margins of society.
The Salaam Baalak Trust believes that the volunteers can help in taking this vision forward by becoming a part of this organization and contributing in whatever way they can. This can include Creative Expression, Sports, and Talent Development, Computers and Multimedia, Documentation, Marketing, & Communication, Formal Education Tutoring and Medical Health & General Healthcare.
For more information visit http://www.salaambaalaktrust.com/volunteer-application.html.
Cape Town, South Africa
The Salesian Institute Youth Projects works in youth education and skills development, changing the lives of vulnerable children and youth-at-risk in Cape Town, South Africa. The organization offers support, life skills, and vocational training. Skilled volunteers are needed to help run the organization — those with skills in business, social media, communications, etc.
Sambhali Trust provides underprivileged Rajasthani women and girls with educational, vocational, and social skills to help them to become confident and financially independent. There are actually 11 different initiatives benefiting women & girls that fall under the “Sambhali Trust” umbrella. Most are based out of the city of Jodhpur in India, but two take place in the rural desert village of Setrawa. Key initiatives are empowerment centers, where women & girls come to learn English as well as learn to sew and embroider. The empowerment centers also offer different workshops such as drama and computer skills.
Siem Reap, Cambodia, Asia
The Sangkheum Center for Children was established as a project with the main objective of preventing the increase of street children in Siem Reap. The main goal of the volunteer program is to develop the capacity of the Khmer staff in their direct work with the children.
Sanlaap is a development organization that works towards correction of social imbalances, which manifest in gender injustice and violence against woman and children. The organization runs a shelter, medical rehabilitation for girls we rescue from brothels, youth group, support group, and rehabilitation initiatives (in textiles). Volunteers are able to assist in these projects depending on skill levels — the organization accepts help in everything from the medical program and mental health services program, to teaching and playing with the children.