RWF has distributed nearly $4 million dollars in humanitarian aid. Thank you for your generosity!
Here are some of RWF's completed and ongoing projects:
Humanitarian Aid to Guatemala (2004-present), RWF has delivered over 8,000 pounds of medicine and medical supplies delivered. RWF funds multiple projects including medical clinics, schools, orphanages, HIV/AIDS prevention programs, micro credit programs, and Mayan cultural history projects.
Distributing Life Saving Supplies (2004-present), RWF has collected and sent thousands of pounds of medications and medical equipment to the Caribbean, India, Mexico, and Zimbabwe.
Aid for Orphans and Vulnerable Children effected by HIV/ AIDS in the Eastern Cape of South Africa (2009-present), RWF funds a variety of services including clinical nutrition interventions, food and/or food parcels, shelter interventions, child protection interventions (birth registration identification and inheritance support), general healthcare services such as immunizations, HIV prevention education and related interventions, psychosocial care, general and vocational education, and antiretroviral treatment.
Urban Gardening Project, Gonaives, Haiti (2007-present), RWF funds gardening education/advocacy programs that improve the food supply and income earning potential for struggling families by teaching them agricultural skills.
National Advocacy, Washington DC (2005-present), RWF volunteers travel to Washington, DC annually and meet with Senate and Congressional officials to advocate on behalf of humanitarian development, including international HIV/AIDS funding, changes in the current “abstinence only” earmarks to HIV prevention aid, increased funding for healthcare, climate change adaptation assistance for developing nations, basic human rights, and for the protection of refugee populations.
Emergency Aid for the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Northern Japan (2011). Following the March 11, 2011 disaster, Rainbow World Fund joined forces with a coalition of organizations from the Northern California Japanese American community to raise funds to help the survivors. 100% of the donations were sent to groups in Japan, such as the Japanese YMCAs, that helped organize volunteer efforts to provide food, water, clothing and shelter directly to the victims, conducted citizen search efforts, and rebuilt orphanages in the aftermath of the 1995 Kobe earthquake.
AIDS in AFRICA, Education and Case Management (2005-2008), RWF provided stipends for the training and salary of rural HIV peer educators to help save the next generation of young Africans: 20 positions funded.
Bus of Hope Project, Tijuana, Mexico (2008), RWF delivered over 5000 pounds of life saving medications, medical supplies, school supplies, art supplies, computers, toiletries, and over 1500 children’s Christmas gifts. RWF also provide grants to an orphanage and a HIV medical clinic.
Safe Drinking Water System, Mangales, San Andres, Guatemala (2008), RWF funded a mountain-spring fed gravity-flow system with taps, drainage for wastewater, and latrines at each household in this rural village. The system provides water for over 200 people.
Landmine Eradication in Cambodia (2005-2009), RWF funded minefield clearance in the Kamrieng, Battambang allowing for the safe resettlement of dozens of farm families.
Peru Earthquake Relief (2007), RWF provided funding for food, nutritional supplementation, safe drinking water and shelter.
Maternal and Child Healthcare in Haiti (2005 -2007), RWF funded nutritional supplementation and vitamins and education in nutrition and hygiene helping hundreds of families.
Hurricane Stan Emergency Aid: Guatemala (2006), RWF delivered 1625 pounds of medicine and medical supplies delivered. RWF also funded a variety of projects including women’s urban healthcare, rural medical clinics, city and rural schools, programs benefiting orphans, a HIV/AIDS prevention program, a rural children’s art program, and micro credit loans to women entrepreneurs. RWF also funded the repairs to damaged drinking water systems.
Safe Drinking Water System in Honduras (2006), RWF funded a water system in Las Limas, Jesus de Otoro, Department of Intibuca providing direct access to water in homes and set up closed-hydraulic latrines for sanitation. The project also had a major educational component focused on hygiene, water management, improving construction skills and environmental sustainability. The system provides safe water to over 200 people.
Hurricane Katrina Emergency Aid (2005), RWF provided 1 million pounds of food aid and funding to rebuilding of damaged food banks. RWF also purchase instruments for high schools whose music departments were destroyed.
Pakistan Earthquake Relief (2005), RWF provided food, nutritional supplementation, safe drinking water, medication, and to provide shelter.
Niger Famine Aid (2005), RWF provided food assistance including services such as the purchasing and distribution of food, nutritional supplementation, vitamins and related supplies.
Safe Drinking Water System Sosoal, Honduras (2005), RWF funded a mountain-spring fed gravity-flow system with taps, drainage for wastewater, and latrines at each household in this rural village. The system provides safe water to over 470 people.
Southeast Asia Tsunami Emergency Aid (2004), RWF provided food, nutritional supplementation, safe drinking water, medications and shelter materials. Life saving aid was delivered to over 20,000 people.
Hurricane Jeanne Emergency Aid for Haiti (2004), RWF provided food, nutritional supplementation, safe drinking water, medications and shelter materials.