The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is a collaborative between donors and the global disability community to advance the human rights of all persons with disabilities. DRF makes grants to disabled persons' organizations (DPOs) in the Global South and Eastern Europe/fSU for advocacy projects to advance the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at country-levels.
Eduventures is the industry leader in research and consulting for higher education institutions.
Through our membership research programs, Eduventures facilitates the exchange of best practices among members and conducts actionable research and analysis on shared challenges. Additionally, Eduventures’ expert analysts and practitioners work with each member institution to address specific institutional needs.
One Earth Designs serves as a catalyst for socially and environmentally minded innovation among Himalayan agricultural and nomadic communities. Acting as a conduit through which communities can access technical and business support, we unleash the potential of modern design thinking. Since its founding in 2007, OED's work has been recognized by the Dutch Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, St. Andrews Prize for the Environment, MIT $100k Competition, Clinton Global Initiative, Lemelson Foundation, Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Yunus Innovation Challenge.
The Development Executive Group is the leading membership organization bringing efficiency to the field of international development through shared resources in recruiting, business intelligence, and networking. We serve individuals, donor agencies, firms, and nonprofit organizations towards our vision, "Do Good. Do It Well."
Young Professionals for International Cooperation (YPIC) of Boston is a program of the United Nations Association of Greater Boston that seeks to engage young professionals in discussions of international affairs, emphasizing the importance of multilateral cooperation and the United Nations. While we appreciate supporters of all ages, YPIC members are typically between the ages of 21-40 from the Greater Boston area, and are a diverse group of individuals from the fields of business, law, government, media, academia, nonprofit, the arts and philanthropy.
Barefoot Power aims to help 1 million people to gain access to electricity by 2011, using an innovative for-profit, scalable business model. If you are interested in helping the poor gain access to clean, efficient, modern power and to move away from kerosene lighting, please feel free to contact us.
A social enterprise that focuses on providing affordable lighting and phone charging products specifically for low income populations that do not have access to electricity. We believe that energy access is one of the key building blocks of economic development and the first step to alleviate energy poverty. Thus our first area of focus is on the most basic need for clean and affordable lighting.
World Education, a not-for-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, partners with service providers and government agencies in the US and in developing countries to assist in economic and social development programs. We provide technical assistance in nonformal education for adults and children, with special emphasis on income generation, small enterprise development, literacy, environmental education, maternal and child health, AIDS education, food production and family life education.