Members highlights from our new country notes resource:
THE WILLIAM AND FLORA HEWLETT FOUNDATION AND ROCKEFELLER BROTHERS FUND- SUPPORTING A PROJECT TO ADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN CHINA
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has over the years supported the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in its Southern China Program aimed at mitigating environmental pollution and greenhouse gases. In 2016 the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation supported the climate change initiative with a grant of $650,000.
THE MEDTRONIC FOUNDATION- HEALTHRISE INDIA
To address the growing burden of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in India, HealthRise supports two, three-year community-based demonstration projects specifically designed to expand access to care and management of CVD (particularly hypertension) and/or diabetes for underserved populations.
A DREAM REALIZED: NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COMPLETED IN JOHANNESBURG
The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation joined many others around the world in contributing to this successful completion of the long-anticipated Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust.
HILTON FOUNDATION SUPPORTS IRC TO UPGRADE WATER SERVICES IN UGANDA AND NIGER
The Hilton Foundation and IRC share the same strategic vision: focusing efforts at the district level to ensure universal access to safe water and the progressive upgrading of service quality. IRC will translate this joint vision into a plan, which will include tailored district visions, strategies and plans for achieving universal access to safe, reliable and affordable drinking water.
Supporting Education through football in Germany
Coca-Cola European Partners visited Berlin’s biggest refugee shelter located inside former Tempelhof airport. The Coca-Cola Company, commented: “It was extremely insightful to learn more about the football for good approach and experience the football3 methodology at a training session at Tempelhof Refugee Camp. Observing how the football3 methodology is employed in the framework of refugee integration in Germany demonstrated what a powerful and versatile tool football is to address a variety of social challenges. Besides their effective and innovative work, streetfootballworld’s global reach is impressive and very appealing from a partnership perspective.”