Academy for Educational Development|
Independent, nonprofit organization committed to solving critical social problems
in the U.S. and throughout the world through education, social marketing, research,
training, policy analysis and innovative program design and management.
OneWorld is a network organisation working for sustainable development through
information and communication technologies (ICTs). The OneWorld partnership
includes over 1000 development and human rights NGOs.
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The Development Gateway|
Uses affordable information and communication technologies to increase knowledge
sharing, build local capacity, enhance effectiveness and improve transparency for
organisations in developing countries.
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United Nations Development Programme|
UNDP is the UN's global development network. Provides publications and special
initiatives, full list of countries, and information on the Millennium Development
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Aga Khan Development Network|
Information on their works in the fields of health, education, culture, rural
development and economic promotion, primarily in least-developed countries in Asia
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Association for International Co-operation and Humanitarian Aid|
An NGO managing development and training operations in the South, as well as
handling domestic campaigns aimed at enhancing public awareness of issues related
to development co-operation.
Center for Conscious Evolution|
A resource hub for fostering greater cooperation and coherence within the global
movement toward positive change. Includes articles, training, events and an online
Clinton Global Initiative|
Helping meet the challenges of global interdependence by focusing on economic
empowerment; health security and HIV/AIDS; racial, ethnic and religious
reconciliation; and education, leadership development and citizen service. Includes
news, video clips, and information on their September conference and participants.
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Cooperative Housing Foundation (CHF)|
CHF serves as a catalyst for sustainable positive change in low- and
moderate-income communities around the world, helping to improve their housing,
economic circumstances and environments.
A non-profit international development organization, working in over 60 countries
to build a more just world. Runs humanitarian, civil society, environmental,
enterprise development, health and food security programs.
Development & Peace|
Aims to improve living and working conditions in 70 countries around the globe,
funding human rights, community development and humanitarian aid in Africa, the
Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Directory of Development Organizations|
Downloadable contact information of organizations promoting social and economic
development and poverty reduction. Organized by geographic area and activity type;
also available in Spanish and French.
Non-profit organization working to expand internet use in emerging nations.
Includes newsletters and information on volunteering.
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- published: Apr 01 2007
Innovations in Civic Participation|
A non-profit social change organization providing expertise, ideas, information,
research, and advocacy support in the United States and worldwide to promote civic
engagement through service.
King Baudouin International Development Prize|
Describes the prize, which recognizes the actions of individuals or organisations
that are making a significant contribution to the advancement of developing
countries or mutual support between industrialised and developing countries.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)|
A private, nonprofit international organization working in public health areas to
improve management and access to critical health care services
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A human development agency striving to alleviate the injustices of hunger, poverty
and disease by engaging people as partners in their own development.
Works throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America to help build strong communities
that provide people with an opportunity to earn a dignified living, raise healthy
families, and participate in democratic life.
An international development charity working with communities in 45 countries to
alleviate child poverty. Funded through child sponsorship and donations, it's a
non-political group with no religious affiliations.
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A humanitarian, non-profit agency providing emergency relief, rehabilitation, and
development assistance to victims of natural disasters and civil conflicts.
Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions|
An interagency initiative to improve monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian
- published: Jul 01 2002
The Hunger Project|
A global movement aiming to end hunger in Africa, Asia and Latin America by
empowering local people to create lasting society-wide progress in health,
education, nutrition and family incomes.
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War On Want|
Fighting international poverty by campaigning in the UK for a better deal for the
world's poor, and working directly with poor people across the developing world -
from sweatshop factories in Bangladesh, to the forests of Brazil.
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Assists the disadvantaged everywhere to increase economic opportunity, sustain
natural resources and protect the environment using innovative approaches in
agriculture, forestry, clean energy, leadership training and policy.
ACORD Agency for Co-operation and Research In Development|
An international non-governmental organisation which works alongside some of the
poorest and most disadvantaged people in remote and conflict-affected parts of
Coalition of groups and individuals who use or advocate the use of arts to address
HIV/AIDS and related issues such as poverty, human-rights and sustainable
development. "Arts for Creative Transformation: Activism, Lifeline,
Inspiration, Vision, Education."
Art For Development Network|
Aims to create opportunities for arts advocates and development stakeholders to
find new ways together to improve communities all around the world. Includes
database of artists who will work with development organizations.
Change for Children Association|
A Canada-based organization which supports grassroots community-based development
projects throughout Latin America, and also carries out a development education
program in Canada. Focus on Brazil, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Peru, Mexico and
Works with vulnerable and marginalised groups to combat social division and
inequality around the world. Projects, volunteer opportunities, and resources for
community projects worldwide.
Friendships Without Borders, Inc.|
A program for resolution and conciliation in areas of conflict and social
deprivation, achieving its goals through the creation of inter-community
educational, career and job options through inward investment, to sustain and
re-empower the rural communities.
German Foundation for World Population (DSW)|
Describes activities in Germany and in developing countries: development projects,
advocacy campaigns, special events and publications on population and reproductive
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Global Peace Initiative|
Promoting international grassroots movements, especially in developing countries,
to resolve conflict and address human crises with community-based solutions. Focus
on street children, abandoned women, victims of natural disasters, and refugees.
- published: Jun 05 2007
Independent Development Experts Association (IDEA)|
Swiss NGO which looks at quality and effectiveness of development cooperation
projects in the third world in order to improve their effectiveness.
Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development|
Aims to improve quality of life in developing countries by encouraging dialogue
about development policy with stakeholders though networks and the Foundation's
think tank, and running healthcare and social development projects.
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The Marquis Project|
A Manitoba based international development organization involved in local education
programs for global issues, community development projects with overseas partners,
and operating a Third World craft shop.
Canadian non-profit involved in development projects and education in developing
countries around the world.
Agency for Relief, Development and Conflict Resolution|
An NGO network and resource center for those working in relief and development in
conflict regions. Also evaluates the impact of intervention and trains local
agencies in capacity building.
DIO - Vetinary medicine in development cooperation|
Offers veterinary help to the poorest populations in developing countries, using
techniques sensitive to the prevailing social, cultural and ecological