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In recognition of its role as a global company working in developing countries, Intrepid Travel has partnered with Plan to develop SAMA, a 3 year global gender equality project which aims to improve the lives of communities, and help bridge the gender gap through education. Donations from around the world are proudly powered by ammado's global donation technology, seen above on Intrepid's Facebook page.
SAMA's first project is in Laos, establishing parenting and community learning groups in up to 45 villages, developing low-cost, locally-made play and learning materials and training preschool teachers for these communities. Intrepid aims to raise $60,000 (AUD) by June.
Donations can be made directly on Intrepid's Facebook Page.
We wish them every success with this fantastic campaign!
The Japanese Red Cross accepts donations directly on ammado following the devasting earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunami that affected other countries in the Pacific region.We have set up a Disaster Relief Fund supporting the Japanese Red Cross in their efforts in the region.
To make a donation please click here www.ammado.com/JapanAppeal
Jimmy Choo have generously donated a pair of shoes to ammado’s special appeal for the victims of the Pakistani floods. Donors to the appeal, which benefits Concern Worldwide and UNHCR UK, stand the chance to win a Jimmy Choo voucher.
For every €10 contributed, donors will be entered into a draw for the voucher*. The probability of winning increases with each multiple of €10 donated; for example, donors contributing €50 will have 5 chances to win etc.
Donations can be made from anywhere in the world; ammado supports donations made in over 30 currencies using all major and many local payment methods.
All donations, €10 and upwards, made on or before the 31st of August will be entered in the voucher draw. The winner will be notified by email on Wednesday the 1st of September.
So donate here and with a bit of luck you can proudly stroll away in your new Jimmy Choos!
*The voucher will be valid for 6 months and does not include exotic skins or jewels.
DONATE HERE www.ammado.com/PakistanAppeal
02 Aug 2010 17:22 GMT
Concern World wide releases €500,000 from its emergency fund to kick-start response. We are also launching an emergency €5 million appeal to deal with the consequences of the largest floods that have hit Pakistan since 1929.
The appeal is seeking emergency funding for desperately needed food, water and shelter. Over 12 inches of rain has fallen in 36 hours causing huge flooding in northwest Pakistan. This has resulted in over one million people becoming homeless.
In the next 48 hours, more water is expected to flow towards Punjab and Sindh provinces, aggravating the devastation.
Since 2001, Concern has been involved in long-term development programmes in four provinces in Pakistan. We have been working in the Swat and Charsadda districts in some of the worst flood-affected provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) and Punjab. Concern has been conducting assessments with its local partners over the last few days.
We are now responding by providing clean water, food, shelter, mosquito nets, basic hygiene and kitchen items, emergency medical to the most vulnerable families.
Concern has over 50 staff in Pakistan, mostly local staff, and works with nine local partner organisations.
"The Irish and British public have always rallied to help victims of natural disasters and we are asking for the public's urgent help for Pakistan," commented Concern Regional Director, Brid Kennedy. "This is a terrible catastrophe affecting some of the most vulnerable people in the world who are living in dire poverty."
TO DONATE: www.ammado.com/PakistanAppeal
Organizations around the world have come together to assist in relief efforts in Haiti. Here are some videos, photos and news from nonprofits in the field. Donations can be made through www.ammado.com/haitiappeal