Organisations

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

ActionAid International

South Africa

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PostNet Suite No 248
Private Bag x31
Saxonwold 2132
Johannesburg

ActionAid International works in 35 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Through long term development, relief and peace building work, ActionAid aims to secure lasting improvements in people's quality of lives and to support poor and marginalised groups to secure their basic rights to live a more fulfilled and dignified life. ActionAid works in partnership with over 2,000 civil society partners ranging from village-based AIDS support and women’s credit groups to national peasants’ movements and global education campaigns. ActionAid also works with national and local governments in poor countries to ensure that they respect, protect and fulfil their citizens’ human rights. ActionAid’s work reaches 13 million of the world’s poorest people and it employs 1,800 staff - 90% of them from developing countries

Oxfam

UK

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Policy and Practice Web Team
Oxfam House
John Smith Drive
Oxford
OX4 2JY

Oxfam GB is a development, relief, and campaigning organisation dedicated to finding lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. They believe that every human being is entitled to a life of dignity and opportunity; and they work with poor communities, local partners, volunteers, and supporters to help this become a reality. Oxfam's HIV and AIDS work includes efforts to mainstream action on HIV and AIDS into all of its programmes, as well as activities specifically on responding to the challenges of the epidemic. The work on mainstreaming is well-documented and can be found at http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what_we_do/issues/hivaids/mainstreaming.htm

European Commission : International Cooperation and Development (EuropeAid)

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The Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) - EuropeAid - is responsible for designing European international cooperation and development policy and delivering aid throughout the world.

DG DEVCO is in charge of development cooperation policy in a wider framework of international cooperation, adapting to the evolving needs of partner countries. This encompasses cooperation with developing countries at different stages of development, including with countries graduated from bilateral development assistance to cover the specific needs of these countries during the transition period between low income countries and upper middle income countries. DG DEVCO works closely with other Commission services responsible for thematic policies, as well as with the European External Action Service and Commission services on external action, so as to facilitate and help ensure a consistent approach.

Save the Children UK, South East and East Asia Regional Office

Singapore

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352 Tanglin Road
Tanglin International Centre
#03-01 Strathmore Building
Singapore 247671

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. STC work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. STC make sure that children affected by floods, famines, earthquakes and armed conflict get life-saving medical aid, shelter, food and water. They safeguard children and help reunite separated families. They also help children recover from crises by providing emotional support and safe places to learn and play. STC is a global leader in improving children’s health and strengthening community-based health systems. Through supporting programmes that promote learning in school and in the community, STC are able to influence global and national policy to improve children’s access to education. STC also help to ensure that children are safe and protected.

European Network On Independent Living (ENIL)

Ireland

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Ground Floor
Chase House
City Junction Business Park
Northern Cross
Malahide Road
Dublin

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a Europe-wide network of people with disabilities, with members throughout Europe. ENIL is a forum for all disabled people, Independent Living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of Independent Living. ENIL represents the disability movement for human rights and social inclusion based on solidarity, peer support, de-institutionalisation, democracy, self-representation, cross disability and self-determination.

ENIL promotes equal opportunities for disabled people and fights against discrimination in Europe. ENIL addresses the under-representation of persons with extensive disabilities in European disability and social politics, as well as in mainstream society

Enablement

Netherlands

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A van Leeuwenhoekweg 38 unit A16

2408 AN Alphen aan de Rijn


A Dutch NGO which provides training, research and development, and is focused upon Community Based Rehabilitation and inclusive development.

Advantage Africa

UK

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Advantage Africa
26a Market Place,
Olney, Buckinghamshire,
MK46 4BA
United Kingdom

"Advantage Africa supports people affected by poverty, disability and HIV to improve their education, health and incomes. Our work helps some of East Africa’s most vulnerable people to overcome prejudice, help themselves and build a better future for their families and communities."

Voices of Children with Disability

Australia

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Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood VIC 3125

"Voices of Children with Disability: Inclusive practice for research is based on a research collaboration, Voices of Pacific Children with Disabilities, conducted by Deakin University, Save the Children, PNG Assembly of Disabled Persons (PNG ADP) and Disability Promotion and Advocacy Association Vanuatu (DPA)"

OVCI

Italy

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OVCI la Nostra Famiglia
Via Don Luigi Monza 1
22037 Ponte Lambro (CO)

A NGO, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that carries out projects of development cooperation for the benefit of people, mainly in children, in situations of social and disability through interventions:

Rehabilitation
Formation
Social work
Basic medicine
Development Education

The NGO works abroad in South Sudan, Sudan, Brazil, Ecuador, China and Morocco. It is active in Italy with the "entertainment groups" present in 6 regions

The Campbell Collaboration

Norway

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Mailing address:
P.O. Box 7004, St. Olavs plass,
N-0130 Oslo, Norway

Visiting address:
Pilestredet Park 7,
entrance from Stensberggata.

"Who we are
The Campbell Collaboration is an international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions in Crime & Justice, Education, International Development, and Social Welfare. 


Our vision
We seek to bring about positive social change, and to improve the quality of public and private services around the world. We prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of research related to education, crime and justice, social welfare, and international development.  

We believe that a systematic and rigorous approach to research synthesis improves the knowledge base for decisions on policy and practice. Better-informed choices  by policymakers, practitioners, and members of the general public can lead to better outcomes."

Capacity Building of People with Disability in the Community Organisation (CABDICO)

Cambodia

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#43 (in Wat Saravoan)
Street 178
Sangkat Chey Chumneas
Khan Daun Penh
Phnom Penh

Capacity Building of People with Disability in the Community Organisation (CABDICO) believes in a world where people with disabilities and vulnerable people in Cambodia have opportunities to obtain education, health care, and income generation on an equal basis with others.

CABDICO's mission is to support all people with disabilities and vulnerable people in Cambodia by responding to their basic needs in their community. At present the organisation works in two provinces of Cambodia – Siem Reap and Kep – mainly working in rural areas, where access to basic amenities and healthcare is limited, with children and adults with disabilities, their families, and teachers and community leaders

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