Our Flagship Organizations

An International Network of Leaders in Girls' and Women's Empowerment

COMPREHENSIVE RURAL HEALTH PROJECT

LOCATION: Maharashtra, India

FOUNDING YEAR: 1970

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental, FCRA

STAFF: 50 full-time, 50 part-time, 75 community volunteers

YEARLY BUDGET: <$500,000

MISSION: To mobilize and build the capacity of communities to achieve access to comprehensive development and freedom from stigma, poverty, and disease.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Healthcare, Community Development, Agriculture

PROGRAMS: Community Health Workers, Training, Adolescent Girls and Boys Programs, Hospital, Mobile Health Team, Organic Farm, Artificial Limbs

YEARLY REACH: 30 Project Villages, 50 Village Health Workers, 800+ domestic and international trainees, 5,000+ hospital patients treated, 250 artificial limbs

STRENGTHS: Gender, Organizational Sustainability, Training

AREAS TO SUPPORT: Governance, Impact Assessment

BOXGIRLS SOUTH AFRICA

LOCATION: Cape Town, South Africa

FOUNDING YEAR: 2009

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental

MISSION: To build safe communities by strengthening girls and young women through education, leadership development, and violence prevention in disadvantaged communities.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Sports for Development, Girls’ Empowerment

PROGRAMS: After School Girls’ Program, Holiday Programs

YEARLY REACH: 850 female students, 4,000 community members

STRENGTHS: Impact Assessment, Gender

NAZ FOUNDATION INDIA

LOCATION: Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore India

FOUNDING YEAR: 1994

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental, FCRA

STAFF: 90

YEARLY BUDGET: <$1,500,000

MISSION:  To build vibrant ecosystems that: energize and enable individuals from excluded communities to realize their potential and act as agents of change; expand partnerships, networks, and linkages to catalyze a critical mass of such leaders; and engage and influence governments, businesses, and other stakeholders to take this movement to scale.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Health, rights, and gender in Sport for Development, HIV/AIDS & Sexual Health, LGBT

PROGRAMS: Young People's Initiative (sport  and life skills), Care for children living with HIV&AIDS, Trainings, MSM helpline

YEARLY REACH: 21,176 adolescents (among them 95% girls) through Naz India, and 26,763 through partnerships

STRENGTHS: Advocacy, Partnerships, Youth Empowerment, Child Protection

AREAS TO SUPPORT: Child participation, opening up network opportunities in sport for development alliances, Organizational Sustainability, gender transformative programs for boys (to enhance outcomes for girls).

SEITENWECHSEL e.V

LOCATION: Berlin, Germany

FOUNDING YEAR: 1988

MISSION: To promote the rights of women/lesbians/trans* /inter* and girls in sports and to fight discrimination.

AREAS OF FOCUS: LGBTQ, Sport for inclusion, Empowerment of girls in sports

PROGRAMS: Sport Clubs, School Sport Programs,  recreation programs for girls

YEARLY REACH: 950 members, 50 to 60 coaches

STRENGTHS: Inclusion, LGBTQ+, Sport Club Development,  projects for girls in sports,

MOVING THE GOALPOST

LOCATION: Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa and Tana River, Kenya

FOUNDING YEAR: 2002

LEGAL STATUS: Non-profit, Non-Governmental

STAFF: 30

MISSION: To positively influence communities by working with them to provide skills and opportunities for girls and young women to achieve their full potential through football.

AREAS OF FOCUS: Sport for Development (Soccer), Girls's and young women empowerment.

PROGRAMS: Football, Education, Livelihood, Health, Child Protection, Young Men as Equal Partners

YEARLY REACH: 9,000 registered girls between 9 and 25 years.

STRENGTHS: Use of football to empower girls, community and stakeholder engagement and management; child safeguarding in sport.