Ethiopia Top Sites for Philanthropy

    United Nations World Food Programme

    News and information about operations, policies, publications, appeals and how to help. Includes special reports, questions and answers and video.

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Grant-making foundation supports initiatives in education, world health and population, and community giving in the Pacific Northwest.

    ActionAid International

    Global anti-poverty agency, working with world's poorest people in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based in South Africa. Currently running international HungerFREE campaign


    Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promot

    Homepage | McKnightFoundation

    Minnesota foundation working to strengthen communities, families and individuals. Provides news items, application details, entities funded, and current issues.

    Oxfam Great Britain

    A development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world. Works with poor communities, local partners, volunteers, and supporters to help poor people to help themselves.

    Amnesty International

    Protecting human rights worldwide, AI focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

    International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC

    Organization whose humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. (In English, French and Spanish).

    PLAN International

    A child-focused, non-profit development organization aiding deprived children in developing countries.

    United Nations Volunteers

    The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that supports human development globally by promoting volunteerism and by mobilizing volunteers.

    Cancer Research UK

    Some information about cancer. A UK Charity primarily concerned with raising money to fund research.

    Action Against Hunger - USA

    An international organization that delivers emergency aid and to people suffering from natural disasters or man-made crises. Includes information on hunger, stories from the field, donation information, and how to get involved.

    ChildFund International

    Dedicated to providing long-term care to needy children worldwide by offering information on child sponsorship and poverty reduction, action alerts, and online donation options.


    Nonprofit co-op promoting market liberalization by building international cooperative partnerships and encouraging the sound management of natural resources. Includes a member directory, regional farm co-op resources, and information on volunteering.

    Institute of International Education (IIE)

    Administers the Fulbright Program and provides training and leadership development. Provides information for students, scholars, educators and professionals, with organization history and publications.

    Visit Concern Worldwide US at ... Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s

    The ONE Campaign

    An effort to rally Americans to fight the emergency of global AIDS and extreme poverty. List of member organizations, articles on their issues, ways to help, and success stories.

    World Vision International

    Christian relief and development organization assisting 70 million people each year in its quest to end poverty, fight hunger and transform lives.


    Working with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide

    Oxfam International

    A group of non-governmental organizations from three continents working worldwide to fight poverty and injustice.

    Action contre la faim

    Section française de cette association qui intervient dans toute situation de crise, soit pendant la crise elle-même (intervention d'urgence), soit après de programmes de réhabilitation et de relance. Présentation, objectifs, domaines d'action et mis

    United Nations Volunteers Online Volunteering Service

    Worldwide online volunteering opportunities of United Nations Volunteers. Volunteers can find online volunteer assignments. Non profits in developing countries looking for online volunteers can post assignments here.

    Bayer Foundations - Homepage

    Social involvement through the Bayer foundations: Bayer Foundations for the Promotion of Science, Education and Social Activities

    Population Services International

    Nonprofit organization which seeks to increase the availability of health and population control products/services in low-income areas of the world.

    Medecins Sans Frontieres

    An international medical and humanitarian aid organization. News, links to country sites, feature articles. (Also known as Doctors without Borders.) is the Web site for CGAP, an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world's poor.
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    Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development is an international non-governmental organisation working in 16 countries with a regional approach to crisis situations.

    World Alliance of YMCAs

    Formed by YMCA National Councils. Works with YMCA movements in 120 countries worldwide. Headquarters located in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Send a Cow

    Gives direct, practical help to poor farmers in East Africa, by providing cows and other livestock, training in livestock rearing and organic farming, and low-cost veterinary and advice services.

    Habitat for Humanity International

    A non-profit organization with world wide affiliates. Helping make simple, decent and affordable housing a reality. Programs, events, house application, build locations, volunteer and donation information.

    Save the Children

    An international children's charity based in the UK which supports both emergency and long-term relief and development projects. Site offers information about areas of activity, giving, events, and current projects.

    YMCA Canada

    YMCA Canada is the national body for 64 Canadian member Associations.


    Irish Catholic agency for world development. History and charter, financial accounts, details of its overseas aid work and fundraising campaigns, and details of how to become involved.

    Aide et Action

    Association de solidarité internationale en faveur de l'éducation des enfants. Présente dans plus de 20 pays. Accueil de bénévoles.

    Welcome - VSO International

    VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works volunteers to fight poverty.


    VolunteerMatch is a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic en

    Samaritan's Purse

    International Christian relief and evangelism organization provides spiritual and physical aid to victims of war, poverty, natural disaster, and disease.