Organisations

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working to see millions of people released from material and spiritual poverty through a network of local churches. Over the last 40 years, we have been gathering knowledge and sharing it with those who want to see poverty reduced and justice restored across the world. 

Tearfund resources are available to download free of charge including training materials, case studies, international magazine Footsteps and more. 

The Learning Zone Provides resources, case studies and advice for grassroots church and development workers and development professionals, and in-depth analysis for policymakers.

Casa Alianza

Costa Rica

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PO Box 1734-2050
San Pedro

Casa Alianza provides both residential and non residential care to street children and at risk youth. Legal defence and advocacy are Key elements of the mission. 9000 children are attended to each year. The Casa Alianza's resource centre is open to the public

Comite Regional de Promociónde Salud Comunitaria (CRPSC)

Nicaragua

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Apartido 3267
Managua

The Regional Committee for the Promotion of Community Health is a regional network of community-based organisations and movements. It promotes advocacy and training in Primary Health Care through its national coordinating organisation. Present activity is concerned with the defence of the right to health

Y Care International (YMCA)

UK

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3-9 Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HY

The international development agency of the YMCA movement. Focuses on the needs and contributions of young people in the developing world, who face the severest of economic and social conditions. They aim to provide financial support for projects that aim to promote self-sufficiency. Funds are chanelled through local YMCAs, which develop projects with their local communities. They aim to broaden the opportunities available to marginalised young people and enable them to escape the poverty trap. They also aim to raise the awareness of development issues in the UK

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian international relief and development agency with more than 40 years' experience. We work with partners and the local church across the world to tackle the complex challenges of poverty. Tearfund is recognised as a leader in its work, integrating community development, disaster response and recovery, disaster risk reduction and advocacy.  Tearfund works in more than 50 countries worldwide, in partnership with communities, churches and local organisations to overcome poverty and injustice. 

Medical Missionaries of Mary

Ireland

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Communications Department
Rosemount Terrace
Booterstown
County Dublin

The Medical Missionaries of Mary organisation was established in 1937 and currently works in 12 countries in Africa and South America. The organisation is composed of 400 women of different nationalities, who live in small multicultural religious communities. The organisation places great emphasis on community based healthcare, but also establishes hospitals and health centres. Safe motherhood and care of young infants is of a primary concern. The organisation is also involved in mental health, control of leprosy and HIV & AIDS. HIV & AIDS programmes involve counselling, testing, peer-to-peer education, advocacy, orphan support and guardian programmes.

International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation, Queen's University (ICACBR)

Canada

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154 Albert Street
Kingston
Ontario
K7L 3N6

ICACBR is an organization committed to advancing the concept of community based rehabilitation (CBR) practice in partnership with persons with disabilities and their communities around the world. All activities are directed towards achieving international excellence in CBR education, policy, service delivery and research. The Centre's goal is to increase the acceptance and knowledge of CBR as an appropriate and realistic method for fulfilling human rights and improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities, their families, and their communities.

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP)

Guatemala

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Apartado Postal 1188
Guatemala City

INCAP is a Central American institution of technical cooperation, with leadership and scientific-technical excellence, that promotes, facilitates and supports actions that will enable its Member Countries to reach food and nutrition security. In order to promote the Initiative of Food and Nutrition Security, the institutional fields of action are related to the transfer of technology and technical assistance, operational research, training of personnel and strengthening of institutional capacity, mobilisation of resources and development of collaborative works. Also establishing strategic alliances with Central Americsan institutions as well as those outside the region. The INCAP resource centre is open to the public

CIPAC

Costa Rica

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Apartado 335-1002
Paseo de Los Estudiantes

CIPAC is an investigation into the situation and promotion of human rights of socially marginalised populations, in particular gays, lesbians and people living with HIV/AIDS. The CIPAC resource centre is open to the public

CIET International

USA

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511 Avenue of the Americas #132
New York, NY 10011

CIET is an international group of professionals from a variety of disciplines, including epidemiology, medicine, planning, communications and other social sciences, who bring scientific research methods to community levels. By involving people at these levels in information gathering and analysis, CIET helps them to participate, in an increasingly informed way, in decisions that affect their lives. Through both formal and on-the-job training over a series of reiterative survey cycles, CIET shares its collective skills and its methods with national, regional and local planners to help develop local stakeholder information systems and build indigenous capacities for evidence-based planning and action. CIET is also an academic centre, based at the Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero in Mexico that provides formal training in evidence-based planning through short courses and an intensive eight-week course as well as through diploma, masters and doctoral programmes. In addition to New York and Mexico, it also has offices in Nicaragua, Pakistan, London, Ottawa and Johannesburg

LOH Medical

USA

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318 Davis Street
Clarks Summit, PA
18411

Loh Medical is a supplier of durable medical equipment that specialises in providing assistive and rehabilitative technology to people with disabilities.

Examples of their products include power mobility equipment such as scooters and power chairs, pediatric pacer gait trainers, and other orthopedic devices. They are experts at assisting medical professionals, distributors and individuals in the selection of appropriate assistive technology, with a special focus on mobility.

LOH Medical knows the logistical and documentation needs of the international markets.

Their technical support assures many years of satisfaction for our customers, and the assurance of innovative solutions for special needs.

Users can visit their website to find the contact information for specific regions. LOH Medical has dedicated staff and offices located in key areas for easy accessibility to their clients.