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

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

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.

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."