More information about our partners (in alphabetical order):
Bridge specialises in leadership, senior team development, transforming organisation culture and facilitating strategic change. Bridge works, almost exclusively, with some of the world’s most forward-looking companies and government institutions.
The Bridge Institute brings business, government and civil leaders together to solve the seemingly impossible problems of our time. The Institute prepares the leaders who want to change the world with the leadership skills to do so.
The Bridge Institute acts as a catalyst for change, brokering key stakeholders (political leaders, civil leaders, youth leaders, etc.) to build their capacity to lead in partnership and collaborate on their shared societal challenge. We bring these leaders together with the world’s leading experts and change makers so they can collaborate and contribute to critical thinking and problem solving. By preparing these extraordinary people with leadership skills to be a force for good, by transforming mind sets and connecting communities we are able to contribute to the vision of a more peaceful, fair and prosperous society.
FXBIS (FXB India Suraksha)
FXB India Suraksha is a not-for-profit organisation, focused to provide developmental assistance to marginalized children, families and communities in rural and urban India. FXBIS works to reduce vulnerabilities in context with poverty, health, education, and security. With the vision to see an India in which children and communities lead self-reliant and empowered lives FXBIS aims to ensure that every child achieves her/his potential in a healthy, poverty free and protective environment.
Today, FXBIS works in different pockets across 14 Indian states and union territories and reaches out to over 3,00,000 people through its community-based multi- sectoral programmes and interventions.
The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC)
The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children is a leading global organization, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, working around the world to advance child protection and to safeguard children from sexual abuse, exploitation, and abduction. Through research-based advocacy, innovation, training & technical assistance and a collaborative approach to addressing these issues, ICMEC empowers and equips global partners – in government, academia, law enforcement, the education and health sector, private industry, and the NGO community – to make the world a safer place for children. And endeavors to make certain that #NoChildStandsAlone!
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS)
KISS was formed by Dr. Achyuta Samanta, a visionary social architect who embarked on a social development mission in 1992, using education as the strategic medium to eradicate poverty and alienation from the surface of the earth, a goal envisaged today by global leaders that form a key part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Samanta is a man of action – amongst his many achievements, he has built the Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS), the world’s largest fully-free residential institute for 30,000 poor indigenous aborigine children. It provides education, accommodation, food, health care, study material, clothing, vocational training, sports, computer education etc. to the students totally free of cost. KISS has been accorded UN Consultative Status by United Nations. Recently, KISS has entered the list of top 500 NGOs in the world.
The Mekong Club is a leader uniting and mobilizing the private sector for a common cause to disrupt and end modern slavery. Our purpose is to act as a catalyst for change- engaging, inspiring and supporting the private sector to lead in the fight against modern slavery.
The Mekong Club uses an Association model to bring four industry-specific working groups together, including: Banking, Manufacturing, Hospitality and Retail. This model encourages like-minded companies to share their experiences and work together in a safe environment. Participating members review available information, identify industry priorities, and provide suggestions on what can be done to add practical value to the response.
Mission for Better Tomorrow (MBT)
Mission for Better Tomorrow (MBT) is to help children become better citizens and change leaders. It is based on some successful program experiments initiated in Kerala, India, adopted by the Kerala State government, and subsequently replicated in other States and Union Territories of the country. The objective of MBT is to nurture and facilitate children to explore their inner potential and enhance their knowledge to become responsible citizens and change leaders, thereby contributing to the fulfillment of a peaceful, productive, and progressive society. Functionally, MBT can support governments and partner non-government organisations with technical assistance, capacity building, forging partnerships, advocacy, and programme evaluation.
Vision: A Peaceful, Productive, and Progressive Society
Mission: By developing capable, caring and responsible young change leaders by motivating and mentoring youth to recognize their intrinsic humanity, explore inner potential, enhance knowledge and awareness, and strengthen skills and attitude.
Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) is a national trade union of over 1.7 million poor, self-employed women workers from the informal economy. Established in 1972 by Shri Ela Bhatt, SEWA has been working relentlessly for full-employment ( whereby workers obtain work security, income security, food security and social security (at least health care, child care and shelter)) and self-reliance so that women be autonomous and self-reliant, individually and collectively, both economically and in terms of their decision-making ability.
SEWA adopts a strategy of joint action of Union and cooperatives to achieve the above goals. As a union, SEWA fights for the rights of its members, At the same, adopting a need-based and demand driven approach, SEWA identifies the skills of its members, builds them to make them marketable and organizes the women around their skills into their own economic enterprises, so that women become owners and managers of their own economic enterprises… On these lines, SEWA has organized its members into over 4000 SHGs, over 110 cooperatives, 9 district associations and 4 producer companies.
Sewa International Bharat
Sewa International is a ‘not-for-profit’ organization inspired by the noble tradition of service before self, working for promoting voluntarism internationally especially among children, youth, women and energetic senior citizens; building an international network of not-for-profit organizations; promoting philanthropy from the grassroots level to corporate sector; providing relief to the affected during calamities, natural and /or man-made, and rehabilitating them; building capacity of the non-profit organizations towards achieving results, empowering communities and individuals through sustained support; funding committed, grass roots organizations that rely strongly on volunteer efforts; supporting efforts that promote cultural and moral value systems in the society; and aiming to see happiness and well-being in everyone, everywhere and at all times.
Traffik Analysis Hub
We believe by creating a platform of insights into the human trafficking network, we can build an ever-growing transparency of its system and disrupt the business of trafficking. Everyone, everywhere holds a piece of the global picture, no matter how small. We have provided a safe place in which to store and analyse this information in order to build the richest picture of trafficking. Traffik Analysis Hub is the richest repository of survivor experience to help us all ask better questions.
UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
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