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#1000Kisses

Celebrating 1,000 Projects in 15 Countries

World Connect improves the lives of women and children in the developing world by empowering local leaders to drive change in their communities, impacting health, education, economic opportunity and the environment. In the process, we inspire young Americans to think and act globally and philanthropically by engaging them in our partnerships and our projects.

In 2014, World Connect will reach 1,000 projects launched in partnership with developing world communities, in support of women and children. Join us in celebrating by checking out our video above as well as clicking around and exploring our newly redesigned website.

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A Saint in Siloe

A light has gone out in Haiti. In 2012, World Connect began working with the Center for the Arts in Siloe, a tent community in Port-au-Prince established after the 2010 earthquake and populated mostly by people who had lost their homes. Life in Siloe is grinding and difficult, and like many in Haiti its residents … More

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Combatting Malnutrition in Mozambique

Combatting Malnutrition in Mozambique

In 2013, malnutrition was the second leading cause of pediatric hospitalization and the leading cause of infant mortality in Guijá, Mozambique. In 2014, 13% of pregnant women tested positive for HIV. In partnership with the District Health Center of Guijá, World Connect is launching the Feed the Child and Mother with Health ProjectMore