Organisations

NAM Publications

UK

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77a Tradescant Road,
London,
SW8 1XJ

NAM exists to support the fight against AIDS with independent, accurate, accessible and comprehensive information. It produces extensive information on treatments,directories of contacts and organisations working in the HIV field, as well as international resources database which is searchable in 6 languages. There is also a searchable database of HIV clinics available in the UK. NAM is the UK's leading specialist HIV / AIDS information provider with international publications including the European AIDS Directory and AIDS organisations worldwide - accessible online at http://www.aidsmap.com. Now NAM works with the International HIV / AIDS Alliance to provide additional international support

Communication for Social Change Consortium

USA

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14 South Orange Avenue
Suite 2F
South Orange NJ 07079

The CFSC Consortium is dedicated to the belief that innovative communication processes are critical to the development of poor and historically marginalised communities. The Consortium seeks to increase the capacity of communication specialists, development workers, aid agencies, nonprofit organisations and communities to use communication for social change concepts in order to improve the lives of those who have been long excluded. Based on important experiences that are surfacing through participatory research, the Consortium is redefining how communication is practiced and taught to develpoment organisations and practitioners working in excluded communities

Working Group on Early Childhood Development|Association for the Development of Education in Africa

Mozambique

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Royal Netherlands Embassy
PO Box 1163
Maputo

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) is a partnership between African ministers of education and their international partners. It provides a platform for exchange and dialogue on issues that affect the development of education in Africa. Much of ADEA’s work is carried out through a number of working groups formed round these issues. The Working group on Early Childhood Development (WGECD) was set up in 1996 with the aim of encouraging and supporting national governments in Africa to commit to and invest in ECD. The WGECD organised the conference on early childhood development in Accra in Ghana in 2005, entitled ' to advance the development of early childhood in Africa'. The main goals were to (i) ensure effective caring practices within the family and the community, (ii) ensure access to quality basic services and (iii) ensure a supportive policy environment

Amani Early Childhood Care and Development (Amani ECCD)|Amani Trust Foundation

Tanzania

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PO Box 11245
Dar es Salaam

Amani ECCD advocates for and facilitates integrated, multisectoral approaches to supporting women, families, carers, educators and communities, in their roles of nurturing Tanzania's socially and economically disadvantaged young children. It calls for a commitment from government, donors and communities to ensure the basic foundation stones for the optimal development of the child. Amani's "Early Childhood Care and Education : Foundations of Development Progamme" aims to improve the commitment to holistic ECD support at all levels to inform the development of integrated and multisectoral support to national ECD policies. Its "Building the Foundations of Development : Tanzanian ECD IEC programme" raises awareness of ECD issues with key stakholders and the wider community through a targeted ECD IEC programme. Amani ECD is also the Secretariat of the Tanzania ECD network, a national network of government and non-government ECD related organisations

Humiliza Project|Terres Des Hommes

Switzerland

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31 ch. Frank-Thomas
1208 Geneva

The mission of the Terre des Hommes organisations is to work for the rights of the child and to promote equitable development without racial, religious, cultural or gender-based discrimination. To this end, they support development projects designed to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged children, their families and their communities. The Convention on the Rights of the Child, constitutes the conceptual framework guiding TDH activities
The Humiliza Project involved the production of a manual that should enhance the capacity of any adults to listen and to talk to orphans or children of terminally sick parents and to understand better their situation and their needs. In such a way, the community improves its capacity to cope with some consequences of AIDS. The main objective of the manual is to improve the capacity of the community to deal better with some consequences of HIV/AIDS. The manual is available on the web (see http://www.terredeshommes.ch/humuliza/manual/manual_titel.html)

Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT)

Zimbabwe

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SAT Regional Office
PO Box 390 Kopje
Harare

The Southern African AIDS Training Programme (SAT) is a regional collaboration that supports community responses to HIV and AIDS through in-depth partnerships and wider networking, skills exchange and lesson sharing throughout the region. SAT funding and skills building activities support partners in a wide range of relevant activities - HIV prevention, HIV and AIDS care and support, impact mitigation, networking and information exchange, HIV-related advocacy on gender and human/child rights. SAT partners are operating at community, national and regional levels The SAT Programme is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA). SAT is managed from the regional office located in Harare, Zimbabwe

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)

France

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7-9 rue Eugène-Delacroix
75116 Paris

ADEA is a network of partners promoting the development of effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership. ADEA is a network of African Ministries of Education, Development Agencies, education specialists and researchers, and NGOs active in education. Its mission is to: promote dialogue and partnerships; develop consensus on policy issues facing education in Africa; reinforce African Ministries' capacities to develop, manage, and implement education policies; promote the sharing of experiences and successful strategies; and promote nationally-driven education policies, projects, and programs

International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)

Belgium

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International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)
Rue de l'Industrie 10
B-1000 Brussels
Belgium

"The International Disability and Development Consortium is a global consortium of 28 disability and development non-governmental organisations (NGOs), mainstream development NGOs and disabled people's organisations (DPOs) supporting disability and development work in more than 100 countries around the world.

The aim of IDDC is to promote inclusive development internationally, with a special focus on promoting the full and effective enjoyment of human rights by all persons with disabilities living in economically poor communities in lower and middle-income countries."

MAG project|Terres des Hommes

Switzerland

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31 chemin Franck-Thomas
CH-1223 Cologny/Geneva

The mission of the Terre des Hommes organisations is to work for the rights of the child and to promote equitable development without racial, religious, cultural or gender-based discrimination. To this end, they support development projects designed to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged children, their families and their communities. The Convention on the Rights of the Child constitutes the conceptual framework guiding TDH activities. The MAG project is based in Thailand (targeting the Akha Karen and Lahu hill tribes in the Mae Yao region of Thailand) and is run by one of their project partners, Mirror Art Group (MAG). It works to protect ethnic minorities’ children and help them to maintain their cultural identity. Promoting birth registration plays an important part in delivering the aims of this project

Mirror Art Group (MAG)

Thailand

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106 Moo 1 Ban Huay Khom
T. Mae Yao
A. Muang
Chiang Rai 57100

The Mirror Art Group is a local NGO working in the Mae Yao sub-district of the Chiang Rai province in the North of Thailand. The goal is to build a better life for the hill communities whilst retaining their cultural identity. Projects include documenting the cultural life on a website (www.hilltribe.org), developing a missing persons locator website for families broken up through migration, combatting trafficking in women and children and a Thai citizenship project. The latter is a project ensuring citizenship rights for the tribal communities. Activities include birth registration and documentation, genetic tests to prove Thai origin and literacy programmes to navigate the bureaucratic procedures

Educator Labs

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An education NGO focused on the dissemination of information and knowledge. It aims to assist educators in discovering valuable resources for classroom use and to strengthen connections among the educational web by acting as courier