Lotus Outreach is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to ensuring the education, health and safety of at-risk and exploited women and children in the developing world. Lotus Outreach achieves its mission by supporting the development of grassroots projects in vulnerable communities. By working with local people and organizations, Lotus Outreach ensures the local ownership, cultural relevance and cost effectiveness of each project.
Originally established to support refugee education, Lotus Outreach now also helps rehabilitate survivors of human trafficking and keep at-risk students in school. Watch this short video on Lotus Outreach’s efforts to eradicate poverty and exploitation throughout Asia.
Cambodian Women’s Crisis Center
CWCC overall purpose is to contribute to the empowerment of vulnerable women and girls through protection, prevention and advocacy in order to promote a peaceful, gender-equitable and compassionate society.
Our vision is to assist women and girls in living in peace, security and dignity and enjoy their universal human rights.
At Anjali House we aim to provide each child with free healthcare, food, clean drinking water and education. “We believe that no child should be forced to beg or work. We believe that they have the right to enjoy their childhood – to learn, play, make friends and grow in a safe and happy environment. These are basic rights that no child should be denied.”
Women’s Handicraft and Development Association (WHADA), ChamcarBei village, Kep Province
Our producers are from traditional farming families living and working in Cambodia’s rural Chamcar Bei village. In 2008 they formed a women’s cooperative to improve their livelihoods and play an active role in shaping their community. Products: The completely handmade original pieces include coconut jewelry, traditional loom-woven scarves, recycled plastic baskets and accessories, handmade soap and more. Profits: All profits from handicraft sales go directly to the producers and to WHADA to fund their operations.
The Ragamuffin Project is committed to the relief of emotional pain and psychological damage in children and adults. We work together with those who bring such relief to people who suffer around the world.