The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental non-profit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Founded in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, The Nature Conservancy is one of the largest international environmental organisations. The Nature Conservancy has over a million members and works with over 400 scientists around theContinue reading “The Nature Conservancy”

Size of Wales

Size of Wales is a Welsh charity working to protect tropical forests, and raise awareness of their importance through education. Founded in 2010, Size of Wales initially aimed to help protect 2 million hectares of forest, roughly the equivalent of ‘the size of Wales’ (a phrase often used when discussing the impact of climate changeContinue reading “Size of Wales”

Sal’s Shoes

Sal’s Shoes collects pre-worn and outgrown children’s shoes and distributes them across 52 nations. Based in the UK but operating across the globe, Sal’s Shoes collects and redistributes unwanted children’s shoes. Shoes are difficult to recycle and many children living in poverty do not have access to safe, well fitting footwear. Sal’s Shoes collects pre-wornContinue reading “Sal’s Shoes”

Serengeti Foundation

The Serengeti Foundation creates and supports initiatives for the protection, freedom, and sanctuary of animals, habitats and humans. Founded in 1997, the Serengeti Foundation facilitates projects around the globe that are dedicated to standing beside animals, preserving and restoring natural habitats, and connecting humans to nature. How You Can Help Time: Various  Volunteers are acceptedContinue reading “Serengeti Foundation”

Climate Cardinals

Climate Cardinals is a non-profit working to make the climate movement, and information about climate change, accessible to non-English speakers. A youth-led organisation based in the USA, Climate Cardinals works in over 40 countries. A team of 6,000-plus volunteers translate information and resources into over 100 languages, often aimed at people living in nations andContinue reading “Climate Cardinals”

Namati

Namati is a global network of grassroots legal advocates, seeking to give legal empowerment to poorer communities. Founded in 2012, Natami supports communities around the world with securing their legal rights in matters of citizenship, health, and land and the environment. Namati works with partners at a grassroots level to train community paralegals, and itsContinue reading “Namati”

The Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organisation aiming to combat climate change, deforestation, poverty and human rights abuses. The Rainforest Alliance is building an alliance of farmers, businesses, consumers and forest communities. It aims to break the cycle of rural poverty, protect forests and tackle climate change. It promotes responsible consumerism and business practicesContinue reading “The Rainforest Alliance”

Project Sunshine

Project Sunshine transforms hospitals and other healthcare settings into child-friendly spaces for paediatric patients. Project Sunshine operates programs in 5 countries, impacting over 150,000 paediatric patients and their families. Its volunteers work in hospitals and other medical environments, providing engaging, creative and educational activities for children. This helps with their mental health and long-term treatment,Continue reading “Project Sunshine”

Malala Fund

Founded in 2013 by Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai, the Malala Fund works to champion every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. The Malala Fund invests in education activists and advocates who are driving solutions to barriers to girls’ education in their communities. They work around the world in regions where theContinue reading “Malala Fund”

Plan International

Plan International is a global non-governmental organisation that advances the rights of children and equality for girls. Plan International works to advance the rights of children and girls across the world, operating in more than 75 countries. The organisation focuses particularly on education, youth activism, sexual health and rights, early childhood experiences, skills and work,Continue reading “Plan International”

Save the Children

Founded in 1919, Save the Children advocates for the rights of children across the world. Save the Children works in more than 120 countries to advocate for children in need of support. They provide emergency aid in times of conflict and natural disasters as well as working with local and regional organisations to provide vaccinations,Continue reading “Save the Children”

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, international, is a medical humanitarian organisation working in more than 70 countries around the world. MSF act fast to save people’s lives in conflict zones, natural disasters and epidemics, going where we are needed most. MSF are committed to independence, neutrality and impartiality in theContinue reading “Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders”