In sub-Saharan Africa, 34 million children are missing out on their education. Knowledge is a way forward, and bicycles are making a difference.
World Bicycle Relief is mobilizing people through the Power of Bicycles. They envision a world where distance is no longer a barrier to education, healthcare, and economic opportunity. World Bicycle Relief has a goal of raising 1,400 bicycles on Giving Tuesday.
2017 represents a new milestone for Sleeping Children Around the World. 60,000 bedkits will be delivered bringing the total number of bedkits distributed since 1970 to over 1.5 million in 34 countries.
Chair, Dave Dryden, announced that in the past 4 months SCAW has given bedkits to 40,000 children.
“That’s an average of 330 children a day, with 50 of our volunteers [who] have paid their own way to go overseas to India, Kenya, the Philippines and Togo.”
Like many charities, Milton Transitional Housing was just using Facebook, having given up on their website, until we arrived.
We built a responsive website with automation that helps to nurture their volunteers, donors, and sponsors. The website now helps communicate the impact that the organisation is having. It guides people on how they can support the work for those in a housing crisis in the Milton, Ontario community. The result is a stronger brand identity that spans the website and offsite channels.
Multiple Sclerosis affects 3x more women than men.
This was the attention-grabbing statistic that contributed towards the Roze Labs team winning the Hack4Health 2.0 and a ticket to apply for a $15,000 grant from the MS Society of Canada. The Society is partnering with several universities and technology groups to drive innovation and improve the quality of life for people living with MS.
Olympic canoeists reach out into the favelas surrounding the Olympic stadium with a food drive.
This humanitarian campaign by two of the Rio Olympic canoe slalom athletes is a slight departure from our usual Charity Spotlight, yet seems timely and relevant. We commend them for bringing the Olympic spirit to the favelas.