Each year, millions of children world wide live, because of the the good work of
Child Health Foundation.
Our mission is “Improving the lives of children in low-income settings across the globe by empowering local communities to creatively solve their most pressing child health challenges”
We accomplish this through our unique network of health professionals and organizations committed to improving health policies and practices. We operate as an independent agent of change, seeking and promoting more effective, easily-delivered and less-expensive methods to prevent illness and death of children.
This seal is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of America and that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.
Of the 1,000,000 charities operating in the United States today, it is estimated that fewer than 50,000, or 5 percent, meet or exceed these standards, and, of those, fewer than 2,000 have been awarded this Seal.
2015 Small Grants Awarded
- Grampari, India, (funded in 2013) will continue the Tippy Tap program to teach hand washing.
- Women Empowerment Program, Rwanda, (funded in 2014) will continue bcpap program to save newborns.
- Youth for Social Change Org., Rwanda, are conducting a study to determine malnutrition and give nutrition training.
- Nyakach Helping Hand Group, Kenya, plan to install water pumps and give hygiene instructions.
- USAWA Development Initiatives, Kenya, will conduct a survey to determine main causes of disease in that area and then work to prevent them.
- Education & Health for Economic Empowerment, Ghana, will promote child feeding and care practices.
- The Iba Foundation, Nigeria, wants to publish comic books as a means of eradicating malaria.
- Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Uganda, will make clay pots and filters for providing clean water
- TDP, Sierra Leone, will install solar lighting and purchase a refrigerator for a community health center. (Humanitarian Grant)
*We wish we could fund the others that received high scores. If you would like to help with funds for these, please let us know and we will even let you select the project, then keep you informed about its progress.
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