Footprints has completed 78 projects
Here is where you'll find the real stories about how these projects that have truly changed lives for people living in extreme poverty across the globe.
This project will train Village Health Workers in remote locations on using a new mobile phone/SMS tool to assist them in planning and delivery of community health education activities, and the ordering and supply of basic, essential medicines for communities.
Raised from 73 people
Improve the delivery of and access to childhood blindness services at the Dhaka National Institute of Ophthalmology and Jamalpur District Hospital including 400 sight-saving surgeries and 3,000 pairs of children's spectacles.
Raised from 11,226 people
The Fred Hollows “Sprinkles” program addresses the serious issue of early childhood anaemia by providing an easy to use dietary supplement that will significantly improve the health outcomes of Indigenous children.
Raised from 19,255 people
Creating solutions to hunger, HIV and poverty for people in the rural district of uMkhanyakude in KwaZulu-Natal through community veggie gardens. Quality nutrition can reduce HIV-related illness and AIDS-related deaths, and is vital for breaking the poverty cycle.
Raised from 14,964 people
Delivery of safe water, sanitation and hygiene for approx 160 people in one village in Manufahi District including construction of gravity feed water facilities, construction of latrines and hygiene education.
Raised from 11,831 people
Support 9 communities in South Pagai, Mentawai Islands, to establish vegetable gardens to increase their nutritional status, especially for children under five and pregnant women.
Raised from 2,300 people
CARE will work with local partners and community health workers in Koh Kong and Mondulkiri provinces to deliver a range of low cost, community based and sustainable strategies to improve reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health.
Raised from 11,116 people
This project improves the the lives of women and children who have been found living on the streets of Pune, India through maintaining the Safe Home they live in with a new coat of paint and purchase of essential hygiene supplies.
Raised from 259 people
This project funds construction of new 53 water wells in 8 villages in Sayaboury District where the old wells were damaged through flooding and now unusable. Also, reparation of the water system and pipe replacement in Namone village.
Raised from 7,708 people
This project supports community-based sea turtle conservation by hiring residents to patrol nesting beaches, improving egg hatcheries, and supporting the development of local ecotourism in 6 small rural villages along the Pacific coast of Nicaragua in the municipality of San Juan del Sur.
Raised from 2,069 people
The project will train 150 teachers in 10 communities on child rights and protection to prevent violence against children in the Efate and Santo provinces of Vanuatu.
Raised from 12,517 people
This project will enhance the health and quality of life of 6,000 students in 16 underserved schools in Kilifi through improved access to safe and sustainably managed water supplies.
Raised from 8,954 people
Assessment, evaluation and repair of damaged water facilities together with coordinated activities to deliver training in repair and maintenance and community ownership of the resources.
Raised from 8,682 people
Training courses for health workers to improve health care access and enforce legal protections, supply educational materials and support hospital based services for people living with HIV/Aids in 8 hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Quang Ninh and Thanh Hoah districts.
Raised from 21,479 people
To enhance the health and quality of life of poor remote rural people living in a village in Liquica District, through the provision of access to improved water and sanitation and by improving related hygiene practices.
Raised from 13,153 people
By converting to organic farming techniques, families are reducing expenses, increasing crop yields and income and starting to break the cycle of poverty. Includes training, the provision of farming equipment, seeds and small livestock.
Raised from 8,746 people
Training 380 school teachers in the Sotang region of Nepal to help improve the education of over 11,500 students in over 260 schools.
Raised from 13,715 people
As an alternative to Schoolies, 18 Mosman High year 12 students are travelling to Cambodia to build houses for local Cambodians living in poverty. All donations made by Travel Insurance Direct customers will be matched dollar to dollar to meet the target of funding the materials to build seven houses.
Raised from 2,659 people
This project will improve the education facilities and learning environment for 68 children through the construction of a new classroom in Teniete Hugo Ortiz Community School and refurbishment of a roof in Felipe Moscoso Community School.
Raised from 2,070 people
Restoring sea country with Yolngu Aboriginal rangers in East Arnhem Land by removing and cataloging debris, the by-product of South East Asia’s fishing industry.
Raised from 2,583 people
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