When Wateraid provides a community with ongoing and sustainable access to clean water and sanitation the net cost per person is $30. Over twenty five years (WaterAid projects will continue for the life of a community) the average cost to provide water per day is per day $0.0033. For 2c (the lowest amount raised per click) this equates to 6 days access to clean water and sanitation.
The Oaktree Foundation is currently raising money to help build schools in East Timor, one of the poorest nations in the world. $25 will cover the cost of opening up a full 7 years of primary school education for a child at one of the schools built by Oaktree and its partners in East Timor. This equates to $3.55 for one year of primary education for a child and 2c (the lowest amount raised per click) equates to 2 days of primary education.
Oxfam Australia is part of a global movement of dedicated people working hard to fight poverty and injustice. Oxfam has been working with communities for more than 50 years, and have learnt that simply giving hand outs is not the answer. Instead, Oxfam provides people with the skills and resources to help them create their own solutions to poverty. Oxfam’s here to help all people realise their basic human rights which are often denied by poverty.
A $20 donation can provide families in Timor-Leste with vegetable seeds, increasing nutrition and market opportunities.
10 cents represents the daily interest that Grameen pays to finance $400 that it then lends to a poor borrower. Thus 10 cents a day can maintain a $400 loan for someone to start their own business and lift themselves out of poverty. Your click will raise at least 2c, enough to finance approximately $100 of that loan today.