2009

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2009-12-01 ~ 2010-11-30
Agency: International Rescue Committee
$25,000

Ever since the civil strife broke out in Somalia in the early 1990s, Kenya, in collaboration with UNHCR and other implementing partners, has been accepting, hosting and sheltering thousands of Somali refugees in Dadaab.

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2009-11-30 ~ 2010-11-29
Agency: Lutheran World Federation
$25,000

This project in Kitgum district of northern Uganda aims to support environmental rehabilitation around Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDP) camps and in return areas through promoting the implementation of environmentally friendly activities.

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2009-11-01 ~ 2010-10-31
Agency: DARE – Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education

$25,000

The DARE Network is a local organization of trained local ethnic addiction staff and workers together with an advisory board of ethnic leaders and migrant leaders dedicated to the prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol addiction among their people, on the Thail-Burma border and inside a future peaceful Burma.

$22,000 of $22,000 raised

2009-11-01 ~ 2010-10-30
Agency: Karen Youth Organisation
$22,000

The goal of the Karen Youth Organization is to empower and equip the youth to face the future and create a better world based on justice and peace.  This includes supporting and educating young people to play a vital role in building a society that is environmentally sustainable, politically stable, economically accessible and socially just. They provide training on education, information technology, social protection, community development, community organizing, political awareness and situational relevant programs in the Karen community to ensure that local solutions are found for local needs.

$7,500 of $7,500 raised

2009-08-10 ~ 2010-08-09
Agency: Earthrights International
$7,500

Refugees International Japan has funded EarthRights International alumni small projects with great success for a number of years. EarthRights International founded the first EarthRights School (ERS) in Thailand in 1998 catering to refugees from Burma, teaching the skills necessary to actively participate in rebuilding their societies both outside and within Burma.

$5,000 of $5,000 raised

2009-05-30 ~ 2010-05-29
Agency: HelpAge International
$5,000

HelpAge International is a well established agency that has, for 25 years, helped older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.