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ALTURAS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization based in Costa Rica dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured, sick, and orphaned wildlife. They run a 24/7 veterinary clinic and provide medical treatment for all injured wildlife in the area with the primary goal being recovery and release of native animals back to their rainforest homes.

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BAOBUYU LEARNING CENTER

A community center that runs various educational programs for the local community, including a preschool, girls and women support groups, health workshops, and more.

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BUTTERFLY SPACE

Butterfly Space is a dedicated sharing space for a wide range of local social impact initiatives focused on education, public health, social entrepreneurship, and more. The space is a platform for support and information sharing, with the aim to help grassroots NGOs thrive.

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Marine Science field research internship

CAPE RADD

Based in Simon’s Town, South Africa, Cape RADD (Research and Diver Development) is a marine research center with special focus on promoting conservation through citizen science. They run a range of programs aimed to further our knowledge of various marine environments and promote conservation awareness

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CIRENAS

CIRENAS (Centro de Investigacion de Recursos Naturales y Sociales) is a conservation-focused nonprofit based in Costa Rica. They run a range of research, education, and community outreach programs with the goal of creating transformative connections between people and the environment.

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Sea turtle conservation internship

COPROT

COPROT Tortugas de Osa is a community-driven organization committed to protecting sea turtle nesting beach habitats in Costa Rica. They work towards this goal by establishing community-based initiatives to support locals and educate future generations on the importance of conserving natural resources.

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Content Writing & Communications Internship

DEVELOPING RADIO PARTNERS

This nonprofit organization is committed to spreading information through the medium of radio in Africa. This mode of knowledge sharing gives the power of information to everyday people, and changes their lives for the better.

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DRIP BY DRIP EV

Drip by Drip is a multinational organization based in Berlin, Germany, dedicated to solving problems of water waste in the textiles industry. The first organization of its kind, Drip by Drip conducts independent research into the issue, runs advocacy and awareness campaigns, and education for relevant stakeholders.

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ETIV DO BRASIL

ETIV do Brasil is a nonprofit NGO based in the Itacaré region of Bahia, Brazil. They work to promote sustainable development, environmental conservation, and social justice in the local communities with a special focus on youth development. They envision a world where people care for one another and the environment, actively creating greater equality and opportunities for all. They hope to actualize this vision by nurturing the next generation of environmental leaders.

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Free Haven Community Initiative

FREE HAVEN COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

The Free Haven Community Initiative aims to provide much-needed resources and tools to children and families in Zambia to break the cycle of poverty through various initiatives and programs.

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FREEPACKERS

This organization positions itself as an intermediary organization dedicated to providing international projects centered around humanitarian and environmental causes. For more than a decade, they have forged strong collaborations with numerous local NGOs in various destinations.

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Urban greening internship

GREENPOP

Nonprofit on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet – and have fun doing it! They plant trees through urban greening and reforestation projects, spread environmental awareness wherever they go, and activate people through green festivals and workshops.

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IMPACT YOUTH FOUNDATION

A nonprofit organization that empowers youth through basketball in Ghana. They focus on sports coaching, mental health awareness, overall performance skills, and leadership skills.

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IMR internships Philippines

INSTITUTE FOR MARINE RESEARCH

The Institute for Marine Research (IMR) is a nonprofit organization based in Dauin, Philippines. Active since 2018, they conduct research on marine ecosystems with a focus on coral reefs. They publish their findings in reports and journals and also use them in education and outreach programs to help develop more sustainable practices among local communities.

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Instituto Cactus

INSTITUTO CACTUS

Instituto Cactus is a nonprofit organization based in Sao Paulo, that works to promote a cultural change around mental health issues in Brazil. Founded in 2020, they are committed to making mental health care more accepted, accessible, and affordable to everyone. They do this by conducting research, broadening debates around the topic through awareness campaigns, advocating policy changes, and supporting care systems for the prevention and treatment of illnesses.

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IOI

IOI, short for the International Outreach Initiative, stands as a dedicated and dynamic transnational nonprofit organization. Their core mission is centered on empowering and uplifting isolated communities worldwide, fostering sustainable growth and development at the grassroots level.

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IRACAMBI

Founded in 1999, Iracambi is a conservation and sustainability nonprofit organization located in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions: the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. They run a range of projects in conservation and sustainability including agroforestry, reforestation, medicinal plant research, environmental education, and community outreach.

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Music Teaching Internship

LIVING MUSIC FOUNDATION

Based in a rural community Uganda, this nonprofit organisation offers inspiration and positive life skills to children of disadvantaged backgrounds through music lessons.

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Mabula Ground Hornbill Project

MABULA GROUND HORNBILL PROJECT

This organization is dedicated to ensuring the survival of the ground hornbill, an iconic ‘endangered’ bird in South Africa. They do research, provide artificial nests, rear and reintroduce redundant second-hatched chicks, and run education campaigns in local communities.

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MAKHULU MEDIA

©Makhulu Media is dedicated to creating media campaigns that have a tangible impact. They weave compelling narratives based on lived experiences in order to increase awareness, promote advocacy, and inspire positive social change.

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MANNA PROJECT

Manna Project is led by a mantra: ‘communities serving communities.’ They work with disadvantaged communities to break the cycle of poverty, whilst building communities of like-minded advocates for social change among their interns and volunteers.

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MB_Digital Marketing and Sales Internship

MONKEYBIZ

Nonprofit beading project dedicated to reviving the tradition of African beadwork. The artists become breadwinners and community leaders bead by bead. As a result, women are financially empowered, crafters become artists, and the art of beadwork is revived.

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Writing internship with GBV Project

MOSAIC

This Cape Town-based organization is on a mission to empower women and girl survivors of domestic violence and abuse by fostering enabling environments and providing support throughout the healing process. Their focus encompasses the individual survivor, intimate-partner/family relationships, and the community at large, recognizing the significance of these areas in achieving genuine empowerment.

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Move For Two

MOVE FOR TWO

Move For Two is a nonprofit organization that teaches dance to children from underprivileged communities. This nonprofit also runs a life skills program that instills self-confidence and a sense of purpose in children who grow up in poverty.

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Permaculture Internship

MSPC

The Malawi Schools Permaculture Clubs (MSPC) is a nonprofit aiming to teach children how to care for and regenerate their natural environment, to value their local resources, and to learn how to produce their own nutritious food. They offer permaculture courses and materials to teachers involved in after-school programs.

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Program Management Internship in Cape Town

NEW HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Based in Cape Town, but working across the Western Cape of South Africa, this nonprofit works to promote gender equality and improve women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. Their primary goals are to destigmatize menstruation, and end period poverty. They aim to achieve this through educational programs, skills empowerment, and the distribution of sustainable, reusable sanitary products.

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OKO Forests internships

OKO FORESTS

An innovative initiative in Ghana that creates socio-economic opportunities for local communities by creating regenerative agroforestry systems. Apart from advocating the conservation of biodiversity in Ghana, OKO Forests also stimulates the local economy by creating jobs in rural areas.

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PAZ Peru

Paz Peru is a nonprofit organization that has remained committed to its mission to enhance the well-being of children and all individuals who are situated in Peru. Their noble mission is achieved through the execution of social and productive development projects.

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Nonprofit photography Internship

PENDA

Penda is a young organization that uses photography to both create amazing experiences (Penda Photo Tours) and to generate positive change. Through the aligned nonprofit Penda Trust, the organisation uses photography as a tool to support important conservation and community projects in developing countries.

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Projekt Ubuntu Cape Town

PROJEKT UBUNTU

A social development organization operating in Masiphumelele, a township on the outskirts of Cape Town. Via the Ubuntu Center they direct resources to the community and care for between 60 and 100 children every day. They also support a number of daycare centers that are run by the grandmothers and mothers of the community.

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REACH

REACH is a social impact nonprofit working to create long-term sustainable change in the Tlok Andoung Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Their vision is of a Cambodia where children have access to quality education, food, shelter, and healthcare they need to develop, thrive and break the cycles of poverty. They work toward this goal by providing 11 integrated programs for impoverished children whilst offering holistic support to their families.

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Female Empowerment Internship

SCALABRINI CENTRE

An NGO that perceives migration as an opportunity and are on a mission to alleviate poverty and promoting development in the Western Cape while fostering cultural, social and economic integration between migrants, refugees, and South Africans.

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Semillas Life

SEMILLAS LIFE

Semillas Life is a NGO working in Peru to protect and conserve the Amazon Rainforest through youth empowerment and community development. They believe that working with local communities to build skills, develop sustainable practices, create new job opportunities, and ultimately reduce poverty is the best way to curtail the activities that harm the environment.

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SERVE THE CITY

Serve the City Amsterdam work in allegiance with numerous volunteer initiatives functioning as recruiters, volunteer coordinators, event planners, and marketers, whilst connecting volunteers and goodwill organizations with one another.

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SOS Animal

SOS Animal is an environmental nonprofit committed to protecting animals and their natural habitats. They provide free veterinarian care to animals of low-income homes, as well as sharing key information to help audiences understand the threats animals face. Their mission is for all animals to be treated with compassion and respect.

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Animal Charity Communications Internship

STREET TAILS

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to improving animal welfare in Africa. They offer veterinary services, rescue campaigns, and education programs for children.

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Supreme Malawi finance internship

SUPREME MALAWI

As a Malawi-based social enterprise, Supreme is dedicated to providing locally made sustainable and accessible sanitary products to girls and women. They also fight persisting taboo around menstrual cycles through educational projects.

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Remote Podcast editing internship

SUNSHINE CINEMA

A nonprofit that converts solar power to social impact. They document simple engineering solutions in three-minute clips with practical information and how-to instructions and share these with rural communities during screenings and workshops across the continent, using a mobile solar cinema.

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TANGARÉ FOUNDATION

The Tangaré Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to protect the Cloud Forest and its wildlife. Founded in 2009, their mission is to promote and strengthen an alternative and innovative model of development in Ecuador, with the main emphasis on sustainability and environmental conservation in the Tropical Andes and the Choco-Darien bioregions. They do this through a combination of research, natural resource management, and environmental conservation.

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TEARS

TEARS is a nonprofit organization committed to animals’ welfare and rescue, ensuring their physical and emotional well-being are safeguarded. With a mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and give domestic animals a new and safe home, TEARS is making strides as one of the country’s leading animal welfare organizations.

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THE LIVING OCEAN

The Living Ocean is a nonprofit organization registered in the Netherlands dedicated to developing ocean conservation in Zanzibar, Tanzania. They work to bolster the protection of marine life and ecosystems through training, education, and employment by partnering with and supporting small, local projects and initiatives. They aim to generate sustainable positive change for future generations by changing attitudes towards conservation in coastal communities.

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The Underdog Project

THE UNDERDOG PROJECT

The Underdog Project is a small nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching kids and shelter dogs about compassion and empathy. Through dedicated training workshops, at risk kids have the opportunity to train a dog with positive reinforcement. This mutually beneficial relationship allows the kids to have a positive outlet and the dogs to have a home and a best friend for life.

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THE ORGANIZATION FOR YOUNG WOMEN’S DIGNITY

The Organization for Young Women’s Dignity (TOFYWD) is a South African nonprofit that works with young women, many of whom are victims of gender-based violence (GBV). They support these young women through providing community services that are focused on reducing GBV and HIV/AIDS, providing psychosocial support services, and provision of sanitary wear, among other key initiatives.

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UN-Research and grant writing internship; Uniq Foundation

UNIQ FOUNDATION

Uniq Foundation helps small NGOs in South Africa secure much needed funding to sustain their growth and achieve their missions.

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Urban Harvest interns

URBAN HARVEST

This organization is South Africa’s oldest edible garden service that installs (and maintains) food gardens in homes, businesses, schools and communities. By helping South Africans to grow their own food, they are supporting a healthier, happier and more sustainable way of life for everyone.

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Volunteer for the Visayans

Based in the Philippines, VFV is dedicated to supervising collaborative projects with local partners. Ranging from bolstering childcare to aiding rural health clinics, they provide a spectrum of initiatives spanning social welfare institutes, nutrition programs, and special education.

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Volunteers Peru

Volunteers Peru is a small NGO located in the city of Arequipa, Peru. We help with the education of vulnerable children and young people. Our volunteers’ goal is to help children and teenagers whose lives are affected by social problems and who are lacking a good education. We collaborate with local organizations and provide the help needed by these children and young people.

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Well Being Africa

An NGO focused on addressing core human challenges in African communities by employing a methodical, research-based approach and by collaborating with stakeholders such as policymakers and fellow NGOs to amplify the impact of their initiatives. The organization’s mission centers on providing practical solutions in nutrition, capacity development, and psychosocial support to optimize individual well-being.

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Law and Advocacy internship South Africa

WOMEN’S LEGAL CENTRE

Women’s Legal Centre is a nonprofit organizations that aims to develop feminist jurisprudence that recognises and advances women’s rights in South Africa.

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Media Marketing and content creation Internship

ZAWS

Zambezi Animal Welfare Services (ZAWS) in Livingstone, Zambia, is on a mission to improve the health and welfare of domestic animals in this town. They offer medical support, rescue, and re-home street dogs and educate children on how to look after their pets.

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