1,346,065 people have helped raise more than $3,451,130 for 173 projects

Footprints has completed 151 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.

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Footprints has funded 12 projects, and is currently funding 10 projects.


Empowering Mekong River Communities Lao PDR, RUN BY: Oxfam Australia

Empowering Mekong River Communities in Lao PDR, Run by: Oxfam Australia This project aims to better protect ecosystems in the Mekong Region and empower local communities, allowing them to have a voice in its development - and reap the benefits of this natural resource.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 30,001

Raised from 9,563 people


Giving children a better start to life in Myanmar Myanmar, RUN BY: Plan Australia

Giving children a better start to life in Myanmar in Myanmar, Run by: Plan Australia 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 25,002

Raised from 8,692 people


Pre-schools for children in Vietnam Viet Nam, RUN BY: Plan Australia

Pre-schools for children in Vietnam in Viet Nam, Run by: Plan Australia The project will promote education for children aged 0-8 in ethnic minority communities by focusing on their early childhood care and development with community-based care, early stimulation and preparation for primary school.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 30,001

Raised from 8,716 people


Safe Water for People with Disabilities in Cambodia Cambodia, RUN BY: WaterAid Australia

Safe Water for People with Disabilities in Cambodia in Cambodia, Run by: WaterAid Australia To increase access to water, sanitation and hygiene for the disabled living in one of the communities in the Pursat Province of Cambodia. Also, to increase awareness and improve the perception of the disabled within this community.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 30,025

Raised from 9,530 people


Reducing Childhood Malnutrition in Bima, Indonesia Indonesia, RUN BY: SurfAid

Reducing Childhood Malnutrition in Bima, Indonesia in Indonesia, Run by: SurfAid 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 15,003

Raised from 4,720 people


Youth Empowerment & Education in Colombia Colombia, RUN BY: Fundación Buen Punto

Youth Empowerment & Education in Colombia in Colombia, Run by: Fundación Buen Punto 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

USD 10,003

Raised from 3,741 people


Ending malnutrition in Sumba, Indonesia Indonesia, RUN BY: SurfAid

Ending malnutrition in Sumba, Indonesia in Indonesia, Run by: SurfAid 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 25,004

Raised from 7,150 people


Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica Costa Rica, RUN BY: Sea Turtle Conservancy

Saving Sea Turtles in Costa Rica in Costa Rica, Run by: Sea Turtle Conservancy 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

USD 15,002

Raised from 5,775 people


Rebuilding Schools, Nepal Earthquake Recovery Project Nepal, RUN BY: Australian Himalayan Foundation

Rebuilding Schools, Nepal Earthquake Recovery Project in Nepal, Run by: Australian Himalayan Foundation 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 40,004

Raised from 11,864 people


Bringing water, sanitation & hygiene to a Manufani village Timor-Leste, RUN BY: WaterAid Australia

Bringing water, sanitation & hygiene to a Manufani village in Timor-Leste, Run by: WaterAid Australia 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

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 30,003

Raised from 9,088 people


Restoring Sight in Indigenous Australia Australia, RUN BY: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Restoring Sight in Indigenous Australia in Australia, Run by: The Fred Hollows Foundation Your contribution will help The Fred Hollows Foundation end avoidable blindness and improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 20,013

Raised from 5,989 people


Youth Empowerment & Education, New Orleans United States, RUN BY: The Original Big 7 Cultural and Heritage

Youth Empowerment & Education, New Orleans in United States, Run by: The Original Big 7 Cultural and Heritage 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

USD 10,001

Raised from 4,953 people


Protecting Lives in Vanuatu Vanuatu, RUN BY: CARE Australia

Protecting Lives in Vanuatu in Vanuatu, Run by: CARE Australia 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 25,193

Raised from 7,183 people


Healthy Mothers and Babies in Sumba, Indonesia Indonesia, RUN BY: SurfAid

Healthy Mothers and Babies in Sumba, Indonesia in Indonesia, Run by: SurfAid 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 25,000

Raised from 8,896 people


Improving Sight for Indigenous Australians Australia, RUN BY: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Improving Sight for Indigenous Australians in Australia, Run by: The Fred Hollows Foundation 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 25,053

Raised from 7,528 people


Eliminating blinding Trachoma in Ethiopia Ethiopia, RUN BY: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Eliminating blinding Trachoma in Ethiopia in Ethiopia, Run by: The Fred Hollows Foundation Trachoma is a painful, infectious eye disease which can cause permanent blindness. Right now more than 76 million people in Ethiopia are at risk.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 25,082

Raised from 6,732 people


Empowering Communities in Bangladesh Bangladesh, RUN BY: Oxfam Australia

Empowering Communities in Bangladesh in Bangladesh, Run by: Oxfam Australia 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 30,001

Raised from 8,679 people


Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles in Panama Panama, RUN BY: Sea Turtle Conservancy

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles in Panama in Panama, Run by: Sea Turtle Conservancy 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

USD 15,003

Raised from 7,279 people


Rebuilding Schools, Nepal Earthquake Recovery Nepal, RUN BY: Australian Himalayan Foundation

Rebuilding Schools, Nepal Earthquake Recovery in Nepal, Run by: Australian Himalayan Foundation 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 40,010

Raised from 13,255 people


Laos Comprehensive Eye Care Project Lao PDR, RUN BY: The Fred Hollows Foundation

Laos Comprehensive Eye Care Project in Lao PDR, Run by: The Fred Hollows Foundation 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.

This project is 100% Funded

 

  

AUD 20,009

Raised from 5,622 people


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