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FoodCycle South West
WE SERVE COMMUNITY MEALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY We support people who are hungry and lonely by serving free tasty lunches and dinners every single day in towns and cities across the country. Many of our guests struggle to afford the basics to eat and many will eat alone without company or conversation. Our growing number of incredible volunteers across the country serve over 1,400 people a week using surplus food (cooked in spare kitchen space). We currently have three projects in the South West - Bristol, Bath and Exeter. If you live in one of these areas, hate the idea of food going to waste and would like a fun way to make a difference to the community, we would like to hear from you.
Plastic Clear-up on Peel Beach
Peel Beach has become a place for littering, we need to come together.
Combating child malnutrition in Nepal
Screening and treating Nepal's high levels of children suffering with malnutrition so that no child need die because of the issues it can cause. We are also educating caregivers on how to feed their children a nutritionally balanced diet and how to follow hygiene guidelines (e.g. washing hands) to stop it in its tracks. Examples of this is that we train caregivers to feed their new born babies breast milk as opposed to tea and make them aware of the benefits of washing hands and dishes so that their children do not face bouts of dysentery. This can lead to the child picking up infections which they then can sadly die from.
Asia against AIDS-Back To Zero: India
We want to reach out to young people via social media using elements from pop culture such as fashion, design, art, sports, celebrities and more, to educate them about HIV/AIDS and HIV prevention, give advice where to get tested and find treatment.
Sustainable development goal 7, clean and affordable energy for all
We are providing a last mile distribution service for off grid solar home systems in peri urban areas, with the aim of lowering the energy cost barriers and making clean energy access more affordable to those in the developing world
Reduced Destitution for Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Our advice services helps around 100 people a month to ensure they have access to shelter food, healthcare and an understanding of the asylum process. We make applications, appeal decisions and advocate for our members.
Young lgbtq+ people at risk of homelessness in Manchester UK
akt wants to remodel its Manchester services to provide a housing service for lgbtq+ young people in the city who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or living in a hostile environment. Building on akt's 29 years of knowledge of Manchester, akt wants work with partners and young people to develop a new service that provides a short-term, safe place for young LGBTQ people to live in whilst AKT works with them to get back on their feet.
Stowfield Cafe Project
Providing an accessible kitchen able to provide work for disabled adults and produce lunches and cakes for a small cafe and events at our day service site. Giving our clients meaningful work they can help with and providing an income for our day service site.
A SPORTS COMPLEX FOR THE CHILDREN OF THE VILLAGE
Our aim is to promote the education of the Sri Lankan children through the sport and the creation of a sports complex in the village.
The aim of the project is to set up smiling clubs, where people can connect with others, share experiences and take part if activities to make them smile such as - One minute smilence - recall happy thoughts whilst smiling for a minute Smilexercise - light exercise and movement whilst smiling Smiley crafts - Making craft items with a smiling theme
Mobile Laughter Booth
My goal is to set up my mobile laughter booth so that I can bring smiles and laughter to those who are feeling a bit low and need a mood booster. The idea is that people will be able to listen to or watch funny videos and laugh. People can also donate their laugh to my mobile laughter bank so that others can enjoy their laughter. I will also run session on how techniques such as mindfulness, mediation, art and laughter yoga can help change our mood and lift our spirits.
Accelerating Community-Driven Leaders
Transform 5 additional community-driven NGOs into financially sustainable ventures by the end of 2019. Learn more at hncollective.org
Affordable and Social housing
Im looking to open a dialogue with like minded individuals to discuss the need for affordable and social housing. My aim is to find and impliament cheap, innovative and sustainable housing solutions for low income families.
Journey of Hope
Journey of Hope CIC was set up in response to the growing number of people using A&E who had made or were thinking of making a suicide attempt. In particular, the project sets out to work with those who are not eligible for other support services.
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