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These combined 53 humanitarian relief and development charities promote sustainable development, self-sufficiency and, in turn, dignity, pride and hope.
ISA is the nation's recognized leader in raising funds at the workplace for the leading family of international relief and development agencies. Read answers to frequently asked questions about ISA at their website.
Through workplace giving campaigns, ISA raised $10.2 million for programs helping more than 159 million people worldwide.
War II, humanitarian activities have increased as organizations moved
beyond relief and emergency assistance to alleviating the base causes
of poverty and improving the quality of human life in developing nations.
In 1956, these organizations joined to form the International Service
Agencies federation to raise money more cost-effectively and efficiently
Fed 1,250 children a day by establishing food centers in government-controlled areas in Angola.
seeds to assist with food production/distribution disrupted by war in
Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Encouraged over 500,000 people to read by assisting the Nepal Ministry of Education to implement a national literacy campaign.
Macedonia resurrected 11 primary schools through the Parent-School Project
established to promote dialogue among various ethnic groups in order to
Helped refugees plant 320,000 fruit trees and 100,000 other plants and trees to encourage re-establishing agricultural practices in Afghanistan and decrease dependency on outside food sources.
22 wells and 7,700 meters of irrigation channels in indigenous communities
in Peru to improve nutrition and income through traditional farming methods.
Improved eye health of 60 million people (95% of the population) in the Philippines by distributing Vitamin A capsules which prevent blindness and illness in children
Educated 65,000 Ivorian and Liberian refugees about AIDS through awareness and prevention programs in high-risk villages.