This documentary photo essay will capture the psycho-social impact of humanitarian response on aid workers. The particular lens used will be the daily realities of aid workers in the aftermath of Haiti’s earthquake and cholera emergencies. This photo essay will form the spine for a documentary film that explores the broader issue of psycho-social trauma in humanitarian work.
I am a cyclist and an above-the-knee amputee who used to suffer terribly from 'Phantom Limb Pain'. I ride through conflict/impoverished areas in the world delivering mirrors and 'Mirror Therapy' to less fortunate amputees.
I Share is a new campaign to promote sharing and off-line social networking. It's a way to promote the financial, environmental, time and efficiency benefits of sharing while also supporting community building. Your "I Share" window sign, button or sticker lets people around you know you are interested in finding something to share with them, such as: tools, cars, gardens, meals, skills, pet care, housing, and more.
The goal of Better Alternatives for Girls' Survival (BAGS) is to provide human trafficking survivors in Kolkata, India with dignified employment opportunities. Through bringing hand-made, fair trade textile products produced by a group of these women to Western consumers, we ensure that these women lead successful, independent lives away from Kolkata's brothels.
For every one backpack we sell, we give one filled with school supplies to a child stricken by poverty.
VoDA's mission revolves around issues of poverty, particularly the lack of education, economic opportunity and environmental concerns. Our goal is to train people to be effective business entrepreneurs, community leaders and global citizens through the organization of community work camps, internships, volunteer programs, community development projects, and educational tours that focus on the four key issues of our work foundation, reducing poverty, increasing global cooperation. Promoting sustainable development, equality and social justice and environmental conservation and protection
Promoting positive change one seed at a time. Sales of these unique collections of heritage seeds help create new jobs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside as well as help develop sustainable food growing programs at Vancouver’s inner city schools, daycares and community centres.
The human rights crisis in North Korea is dire. Millions are starving and living under extreme oppression. The world needs to be aware of their stories. We want to share these stories through film.
Art work that underlines the individuality and the singularity of members of the Montreal LGBT community, despite generalizations.
Upcycle the Gyres (UGS) aims to transform marine plastic pollution into revenue streams