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Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia)

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Education
  • Sustainable Development
  • Women

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Education
  • Health
  • Partnerships
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
  • Myanmar
  • Zimbabwe
  • Rwanda
  • Madagascar
  • Solomon Islands
  • Malawi
  • Sudan
  • Ethiopia
  • Chad
  • Uganda
  • Afghanistan
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Nigeria
  • Kenya
  • Togo
  • South Sudan
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Australia
  • Zambia
  • Burundi
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Timor-Leste
  • Viet Nam
  • India
  • Haiti
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2006
    Organizational structure: The Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia) is a not for profit organisation. It is a Company Limited by Guarantee. The Foundation is administered by 8 voluntary board members. There are 4 paid staff who manage the supplies distribution and transport of the kits to their overseas destination. The voluntary work of making clean birthing kits is done in Australia at assembly days by Zonta International club members, highschool and university students, church groups and service clubs.
    Number and type of members: Our membership lies between 90 and 110 each year. Members are individuals who value the work of the foundation. They are over the age of 18 years from all areas of the community
    Affiliation with NGO networks: We are affiliated with over 30 NGOs including Zonta International, Marie Stopes International, Save the Children (India),Terres Des Hommes, Mission in Health Care and Development , Afar Pastoralist Development Association, Abraham oasis (Ethiopia)
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Funds from Religious Institutions
  • Other sources
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Grants from Governments
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Funding structure other: Utilse a business model that physically assemble kits through Social responsibility programs
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