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Kartchner Engineering gives 30% of profits to the most effective charities in the world. Independent organizations like the “The Life You Can Save" and Give Well.com use a panel of experts to find the most effective charities on the planet. These independent panels include authorities in economics, ethics, nonprofit management, and business to aggregate the best research from outside sources.
NAOMI is a grace-filled community for women to pursue their personal growth through free participation in:
Self Care: Care for yourself in a safe, relaxed community.
Abundant Life: Community Member led groups focus on building community and being true to yourself. No preparation needed, join an inclusive group of women committed to growth, healing, and recovery of every kind.
Transitions operates six programs, each working to end poverty and homelessness for women and children in Spokane.
-EduCare -Miryam's House -Women's Hearth
-Transitional Living Center -New Leaf Kitchen & Café -Home Yard Cottages
A BOLD VISION FOR SPOKANE
With the issue of family homelessness remaining at crisis levels, Family Promise of Spokane has created a strategic plan to change the future for 1,000 family members each year by 2024. The next three years will be marked by growth and engagement as we increase local partnerships and seek connections that integrate families into neighborhoods. With your help, Family Promise of Spokane truly believes we can end family homelessness - right here in our own community.
Has purchased 7,150 bednets to protect those living in malaria-stricken areas from infected mosquitos. This has helped save 4 lives, according to GiveWell.
Against Malaria Foundation
Malaria kills about 400,000 people every year and more than 200 million fall ill. Before bed nets were made available, it was three or more times that. Nets are a proven intervention - a more effective a way of saving lives than any other. There is still a long way to go and every death from malaria is preventable.
•70% of the deaths are children under 5 •Malaria is the world's single largest killer of pregnant women •90% of the deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa
Yet malaria is totally preventable and treatable. Nobody need die. Prevention is better than treatment.
•The most effective means of prevention is sleeping under a mosquito net •Specifically a Long-Lasting Insecticide treated Net (LLIN) •Each net costs $2.00 lasts for 3 to 4 years, and protects on average two people. •Every ~600 nets we put over heads and beds, one child doesn't die and 500 to 1,000 cases of malaria are prevented.
Funded 18 complete surgeries to safely repair a woman's obstetric fistula, and rehabilitation services.
Fistula Foundation: is the global leader in fistula treatment. Since 2009, we have delivered life-transforming surgeries at more than 150 sites in 32 countries across Africa and Asia to more than 50,000 women.
No Woman Left Behind
We’re on a mission to find every woman suffering and bring her treatment. Too often patients hide their condition out of shame, making them difficult to find. And often they are unaware that treatment is even available. By supporting outreach, we’re helping to reach the vast backlog of cases and to identify and transport more women for life-changing surgery.
Local health workers to educate communities:
Using their deep cultural knowledge, local health workers design the strategies that they know will be most effective in raising awareness about fistula, and ultimately finding women who need help.
Transportation to connect women with care:
Many women who develop obstetric fistula live in remote, rural areas and often cannot afford the cost of transportation to a distant hospital.
Has provided 390 cataract surgeries to cure reversible blindness.
Fred Hollows Foundation:
Fred Hollows has already restored sight to more than 2.5 million people worldwide. Just like Fred did, our donors are helping us improve people’s lives with their generosity – in places like Kenya, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Ethiopia.
The vision of The Fred Hollows Foundation is to deliver maximum impact.
The challenges that inspire us are:
Delivered treatments to protect 30,231 children from schistosomiasis.
Evidence Action has provided chlorine dispensers for safe water use for over 4 million people. The free and reliable access to safe water has reducing preventable diseases such as diarrhea as well as saving children’s lives.
Has dewormed approximately 40,000 school age children.
Since 2014, we have supported governments to deliver over 1 billion treatments, which are proven to improve the nutrition, cognition, school attendance, and long-term economic prospects of children.
We have raised over 200 people (30 families) out of poverty permanently and raised income from 0.19/person/day to $1.9/person/day
THE CAPABLE GRADUATION PROGRAM:
Is a two-year program that unlocks potential and leads to a transition out of poverty. We provide mentorship and counseling, intensive training, and access to financial services. Our Clients gain the knowledge and skillsets they need to make the journey out of poverty and develop the resiliency required to not fall back in.
Education: increase school attendance with water projects, sanitary towel distribution, and high school and college scholarships.
Coordinate safe drinking water projects to reduce waterborne illnesses.
Provide supplements to 30 malnourished infants weekly along with education and cooking instruction for caregivers to reduce child mortality. Also provide educational opportunities for health providers and empower them to become agents of change in their communities.
Support community-driven solutions to poverty, including agriculture and small business grants.
Organize medical, education, and engineering volunteer teams to travel to Kopanga to provide on-site treatment, training, education and project development.
Work with community health providers, school leaders and local water committees for current and future projects.
Has provided full tuition for 10 children for one year.
Kartchner Engineering Contributions:
Has provided four times annual salary for 22 families for one year directly to recipients to use as they wish. An independent impact evaluation has shown that GiveDirectly's cash transfers increase recipients' assets, food security and mental health.
We give cash directly to people living in poverty.
GiveDirectly is the first and largest nonprofit that lets donors like you send money directly to the world’s poorest. We believe people living in poverty deserve the dignity to choose for themselves how best to improve their lives and with cash that enables there choice. Since 2009, we’ve delivered over $300 million in cash directly into the hands of over 500,000 families living in poverty and people don’t just blow it on booze.
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