Did you know?Whereas over a third of children in rich countries complete university, in much of sub-Saharan Africa, a smaller share completes primary education – and just 5% attend university level. More
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that... More
OCHA’s mission is to mobilise and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to:
* alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies
* advocate for the rights of people in need
* promote preparedness and prevention
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development.... More
UN-Habitat, the United Nations agency for human settlements, helps the urban poor by transforming cities into safer, healthier, greener places with better opportunities where everyone can live in dignity. UN-Habitat works with organizations at every level, including all spheres of government, civil... More
UNICEF is on the ground in over 150 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic... More
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to... More
MicroGaz mission is to deliver a scalable industrialized distribution franchise ecosystem to enable access for consumers in Least Developed Countries to low-cost clean energy natural gas (CH4).
Organisation(s): Soprise! LLP
By 2016, Nuru Energy will make its portable, rechargeable LED lights available to up to 1.8 million rural households in East Africa thru an expanded network of 10,000 village-level entrepreneurs.
Organisation(s): Nuru Energy
GENEVA, June 16 (UNHCR) – To mark World Refugee Day, UNHCR partner Microsoft has pledged US$50,000 to the agency's "Gimme Shelter" campaign through Causes, the Facebook platform that allows users to raise money for a non-profit organisation or political campaign. More