NGO Spotlight: Achungo Community Center

This week, we have a special guest post from Achungo Community Center’s Executive Director Monte Fisher! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I initially became involved with the U.S. non-profit, Achungo Community Center, out of my love for Africa and for children. I had no idea what my first steps should be, so the first thing I did was go to Kenya to visit with the Kenyan founder and director, Michael Nyangi. As soon as I got to know him and he began to tell me his story in his quiet, unassuming way, I felt that he had more integrity and compassion than almost anyone … Continue reading NGO Spotlight: Achungo Community Center

NGO Spotlight: Pandas International

  Pandas International (PI) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit to help the magnificent Giant Panda. Unlike other organizations, which serve many animals, Pandas International is exclusively devoted to the Giant Panda. As part of PI’s mission, they work closely with Chinese scientists, doctors and keepers to determine what types of support are most needed. In particular, PI has been assisting the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas (CCRCGP) by providing both funding and personnel/sponsors to support Chinese research focused on how to more effectively respond to health and habitat challenges – both known and unknown. At the CCRCGP’s … Continue reading NGO Spotlight: Pandas International