The Value of a Dollar in the Slum

Slum tours are criticized for exploiting the poor, but AFFCAD, a Ugandan NGO started by four friends from the Bwaise slum, are using a tour to raise awareness and fund their community development projects. For US$20 you can visit the area, meet the residents and see the work that AFFCAD is funding to improve education, sanitation and fight poverty.

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A Grant Fund that Finances and Empowers

The Red Umbrella Fund is a grant aimed at working with sex workers by including them in decision making processes. Through a network of sex worker organizations, the Red Umbrella Fund places prospective projects up for analysis and discussion by the very beneficiaries the projects are targeting. Sex workers are given the opportunity to shape projects from strategic goals, to …

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