Footprints is currently funding 11 projects
These projects will help change the lives of people living in extreme poverty across the globe. They are being funded through thousands thousands of microdonations from online business and their customers who believe that you're never too small to make a difference.
To reduce illegal poaching of endangered leatherback turtles at Soropta Beach, Panama, through a rigorous monitoring and protection program overseen by Sea Turtle Conservancy and implemented by locally-trained indigenous community members.
Raised from 207 people
Children in remote rural areas of Myanmar face high levels of malnutrition and limited access to health and education services. Plan is working with communities to ensure poor and disadvantaged children are able to grow up healthy and access quality education services, giving them a better start to life.
Raised from 1,594 people
This project aims to repair and rebuild schools in the Lower Solukhumbu or Everest region after the two devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal on the 25th April and the 12th May this year.
Raised from 3,107 people
Infant and maternal mortality in Sumba are well above national figures. This project aims to improve the health and well-being of children under five, pregnant women and the whole community through education and health initiatives.
Raised from 2,714 people
To help disadvantaged youth in New Zealand to build important skills, such as self-confidence, personal management and resilience, that can help them stay in education longer to gain qualifications, and assist them to engage and contribute positively with their communities.
Raised from 3,027 people
This project supports women from the poorest communities in rural Vietnam by providing financial education and training and other opportunities to improve their lives. The women form Village Savings and Loans groups where members save each week, pool their savings, and access loans with reasonable interest.
Raised from 3,012 people
Trachoma is a painful, infectious eye disease which can cause permanent blindness. Right now more than 76 million people in Ethiopia are at risk.
Raised from 1,230 people
To expand the Comprehensive Eye Care Project into three additional provinces of Northern Laos to address key priorities for eye health aimed at the elimination of avoidable blindness by 2020.
Raised from 814 people
To deliver expanded outreach ophthalmology visits across the Top End of the NT to alleviate the burden of avoidable blindness and eye health problems in remote Indigenous communities.
Raised from 973 people
Many schools in Papua New Guinea have no toilets and no supply of safe water. Together, we can ensure the poorest children stay healthy, gain a better education and achieve their potential.
Raised from 5,712 people
To improve food security and strengthen livelihoods of poor and marginalised communities in Sri Lanka through sustainable agricultural practices and the establishment of small scale group enterprises.
Raised from 9,760 people