Footprints has completed 147 projects
Here is where you'll find the real stories about how these projects that have truly changed lives for people living in extreme poverty across the globe.
In Sumba, Indonesia, childhood malnutrition is unacceptably high. SurfAid will work with communities to establish vegetable gardens and seed banks, and improve family nutrition through cooking classes to ultimately reduce malnutrition in children under five and pregnant women.
Raised from 7,150 people
To educate and empower young leaders of a community surf school for vulnerable Afro Colombian youth in order to impact more youth, generate income for the local community and encourage tourism.
Raised from 3,738 people
To tackle malnutrition in Parado, Indonesia, by providing clean water & sanitation through 20 dug wells and latrines. Following on from this, community nutrition gardens will be created in order to further combat the issue.
Raised from 4,720 people
To monitor and protect endangered green turtles at Tortuguero, Costa Rica (nesting site for the largest remaining green turtle colony in the world), through a rigorous research, conservation and community education program.
Raised from 5,775 people
The second round of this project aims to continue repairing and rebuilding schools in the Lower Solukhumbu or Everest region after the two devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal on the 25th of April and the 12th of May 2015.
Raised from 11,867 people
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Manufahi District, through the provision of access to clean water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practic
Raised from 9,088 people
Your contribution will help The Fred Hollows Foundation end avoidable blindness and improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
Raised from 5,991 people
To provide at-risk children in New Orleans with activities that help build their self-esteem and stability, and gives them a creative outlet while sustaining the cultural legacy of the Mardi Gras Indians.
Raised from 4,953 people
In March 2015, the people of Vanuatu were hit by one of the most devastating cyclones in the nation’s history, Cyclone Pam. The YUMI strong project is working with the government and 14 remote island communities to ensure the people of Vanuatu are stronger and better prepared to survive a future natural disaster.
Raised from 7,184 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 8,896 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 7,520 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 6,722 people
To strengthen community resilience to prepare and respond to the risks associated with disasters and climate change by fostering economic empowerment, inclusive leadership and disaster preparedness.
Raised from 8,680 people
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 7,279 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 13,255 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 5,618 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 9,901 people
To continue delivering quality education to the children of Khati, Kumaon Himalaya, India via funding for a community teacher and new educational materials.
Raised from 1,070 people
This project plans to bring 23 fluepipe wood efficient stoves to communities in the Himalaya to reduce fuel wood consumption thereby preserving local forests whilst improving health outcomes.
Raised from 1,597 people
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Liquica District, through the provision of access to safe water, toilets and hygiene practices.
Raised from 20,227 people
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