Organisations

GOAL UK

UK

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7 Hanson Street
London
W1W 6TE

GOAL is an international relief and developent agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world. GOAL believes that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life ie fod, water, shelter, literacy and medical attention

Al-Falah Bangladesh

Bangladesh

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11/20 Iqbal Road
Mohammed Pur
Dhakar

Al-Falah works for the social and economic development of the urban poor particularly the refugee community. Its main objectives are to provide health services and education to reduce the risk of disease and economic depression; to strengthen co-ordination through networking; and to develop the capacity of the organisation

Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA)

Sudan

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PO Box 3372
Khartoum

Aims to initiate and open communications among all mankind regardless of religious culture, language, race or colour; put into place the principles of charity and providing basic services to the vulnerable and needy; promote and protect human rights; and promote and support water and sanitation programmes

Christian Aid Resources Centre

UK

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35 Lower Marsh
PO Box 100
London SE1 7RT

Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland. It works wherever the need is the greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations to undestand local needs. It strives for a new world, transformed by an end to poverty, and campaigns to change the rules that keep people poor
The Christian Aid resources centre has a collection of more than 5,000 books and 90 journals, specialising in economic and social development. The subject areas covered include HIV/AIDS, agriculture, environment, poverty reduction, gender, conflict, emergencies, Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME), capacity building, trade issues and land reform. There is a fully searchable database of 17,000 records, including books, documents, journals, videos, articles, websites and archive materials (not available through the website). The services are targeted at Christian Aid staff, but visitors with an appointment are welcome. The library is open Monday - Friday, 10am - midday, and 2 pm - 4pm

Community Development Unit of Bethesda Hospital

Indonesia

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Jl. Jend. Sudirman 70
Yogyakarta 55224

Goal: CD Bethesda will work in the community for 7-10 years. During this time the community will understand their problem and root of the problem structurally and functionally. Indicator: a decrease of IMR, incidence of disease along with increase in income and establishment of the community based resourse strategey system

Women's Education for Advancement & Empowerment (WEAVE)

Thailand

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PO Box 58
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai 50202

WEAVE has a vision of empowering indigenous women - that is, displaced women and children from Burma - and supporting their needs and basic human rights. These rights include the right to education, the right to a livelihood and the right to health care. Through the use of appropriate technology, training, education and the promotion of independent action, WEAVE encourages women to play a leading role in improving the health and well-being of themselves and their families. One of WEAVE's programmes is the Primary Health Care Programme, which includes training of health care workers in maternal and child health, essential skills training for traditional birth attendants and child development of health education materials on topics such as HIV/AIDS and family planning