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IAS 2013 Carbon Offset Programme: Township

Posted 29 juin 2013, 10:25 , by Guest

IAS 2013 Conference Delegates could offset their carbon emission by ticking a box on the registration form. All donations given by IAS 2013 conference delegates will support two differet projects: Moving Mountains and Township

Township NPO is a Cape Town-based non-profit organization dedicated to the development of sustainable jobs for women from township communities primarily in the textile, fashion accessories-related sector. Today, Township NPO programs have resulted in the set-up of seven co-operatives employing 61 women. Township NPO and Township Patterns are proud to have worked with the International AIDS Society in the past and to have been supported by them. Through empowerment and education, Township seeks to not only tackle the country’s unemployment rate, but also to raise the disadvantaged to a better standard of living for themselves and their families. Even though AIDS and HIV are such large issues in South Africa, empowering the disadvantaged creates hope for a better future. More...

IAS 2013 Carbon Offset Programme: Moving Mountains Trust

Posted 14 juin 2013, 11:46 , by Guest

By Michael Evans, Moving Mountains Coordinator

Moving Mountains Trust is delighted and honoured to have been selected as a supported charity by the IAS 2013 conference!

Moving Mountains is a small and dynamic NGO committed to long-term sustainable development. We work in Kenya, Nepal and Borneo with some of the most disadvantaged children, young people, families and communities in the developing world. The project won the AITO 'Roger Diski Community Project Award' in 2012.

Donations to Moving Mountains through the carbon offset programme from delegates who attend the 2013 conference will support our work in Borneo, protecting and enriching the Sarawak rainforest in partnership with indigenous Penan communities. More...