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CDI partners with community-based organizations and opens technology schools in poor communities. With $6 a day, you can sponsor an at-risk youth or adult and help him or her receive training and support from CDI to become a technology instructor in their own communities. more

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Ecoagriculture Partners helps local groups to stay informed about important negotiations affecting ecoagriculture, develop the skills for effective advocacy, and mobilize financial support to cover their travel costs. more

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Your gift will provide a local PBS station with multiple DVD copies of an ITVS program, discussion guides, educational materials, and other support for use in their local civic meetings. more

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You can help launch one of a new generation of Asian activists by paying for a week of food and travel expenses for one human rights intern. Some food and a bus fare may not sound like anything special, but it is. more

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Your gift will support the promotion and hosting of a community screening, bringing together community leaders, citizens and organizational partners. more

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Your gift will contribute to independent research into current issues affecting civil society organizations, including various questions around accountability and responsibility – where does responsibility for upholding justice lie? How can citizens ensure that organizations, governments or corporations are accounta... more

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Your gift of ten urgent appeal letters will break the silence on one or more abuses of human rights in Asia. You will pay for the cost of sending the letters by fax and mail to government officials, international rights monitors and others around the world. more

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In addition to broad advocacy for the release of journalists unjustly imprisoned, CPJ provides financial support for the families of imprisoned journalists. A modest contribution can go very far in many countries, enabling family members to visit their loved ones and bring them essential food and medicine. more

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In addition to broad advocacy for threatened journalists in Columbia, one of the world’s most murderous countries for journalists, CPJ provides financial support for Columbian journalists in extreme and imminent danger. more

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The CIVICUS World Assembly takes place once a year, bringing together civil society activists and their partners from around the world to share ideas and experiences. Your gift will sponsor a civil society delegate from a developing country to attend the 2007 World Assembly in Scotland. more

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Your gift will help TI-USA bring experts from the Transparency International network, government, civil society, business and the media to promote transparency in elections, in public administration, in procurement and in business. more

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Your gift will provide one hour of anti-corruption tool sharing, aiding TI-USA’s ability share tools, knowledge and expertise with the private sector community. TI-USA promotes anti-bribery codes, implementation and benchmarking tools for the private sector. more