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A Better life, Burkina Faso

Date Donations
2005-2014 $ 285.000
This organization runs a hospital in Burkino Faso. A team of doctors and nurses from Norway make voluntary visits for open cleft lip surgery. 125 children have been operated so far. Other teams make clubfoot surgery which have included 51 children so far.
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AETA Childrens Home, Phillippines

Date Donations
2002-2003 $ 85.000

Pastor Wilson has built a new home and school for 75 children from 9 to 18 years.
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Aid in Action, Kenya

Date Donations
2011 $ 95.000

In 2008, Anne Louise Hübert (23) went backpacking to Kenya. On her journey, she came to Gombolo village. The children were starving, due to a severe drought, and she immediately started helping them.

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Askim Kommune, Norway

Date Donations
2005 $ 60.000

The Children’s foundation has donated a 50 decar site in a residential area in Askim, near Oslo, Norway. The site is located in an area where approximately 3000 new inhabitants will be settled within 2050. The purpose of this donation is to ensure children living in the area a safe and good quality playground regardless of commercial expansion. Moreover, the project seeks to promote physical activity for children of all ages, enjoyment, wellbeing and cohesion in a new housing settlement. 

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Casa Emanuel, Brazil

Date  
2000 $ 55.000

They work among the poorest families in Brazil, and the Casa Emanuel Foundation supports humanitarian work to improve children's conditions in the Sao Paulo region.

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Chabral Leroy Water project, Burundi

Date Donations
2001 $ 55.000

Mwika is a small community of 9.000 people living in extreme poverty. Lack of clean water, combined with tuberculosis, malaria and aids, lead to very high infant rates.

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Children's centre and school, Brazil

Date Donations
2003 $ 145.000

The children’s centre in Tocantis, north of Brazilia, is a centre with school, health services and cultural activities for 400 children 1 to 16 years and their families.

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Children's homes, Kaliningrad, Russia

Date Donations
2000-2001 $ 110.000

Cecilie has been working with children in Kaliningrad. She has bought a small farm so they can grow their own vegetables etc.

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Children's hospital, Cameroon

Date  
2000-2003 $145.000
The Norwegian Missionary Society came to Ngaoundere, Cameroon, in 1925. Together with the American Lutheran Mission, they established a the Protestant Hospital, which is now run by the Evangelical Lutheran
Church of Cameroon. A new hospital for children was built with 45 rooms and modern facilities.
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Childrens home, Kiev, Ukraine

Date Donations
2001 $ 110.000

Elisabeth Wiborg has been supporting several childrens homes. More than 100 children.
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Demens aksjonen - Claus Dahl

Date Donations
2015 $ 12.000

Erna and Knut Engs Children Foundation provided 100.000 NOK to the Dementia action in 2015.

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Europa i fokus, children in Romania

Date Donations
2000 $ 220.000

Franz Johansen has been working among streetchildren in Romania for many years. He has build schools and children homes.

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Foreningen Norge Sierra Leone

Date Donations
2006-2010 $ 140.000

We have built a school for 300 boys and a school for 300 girls.

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Foya Borna Hospital, Liberia

Date Donations
2011 $ 27.000

Silje Madeleine Kalsto, a Norwegian medical student, came to Foya Borma as a member of PUMUI, a Danish medical organization.

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Friends of LIFE, school in Gambia

Date Donation
2001-2009 $ 95.000

Friends of LIFE - Literate Instruction for everyone - is a Norwegian NGO organising and funding a nursery and pre-school for 800 children. They run a preschool for 500 children, and pay school fee for the children’s first 4 years in Primary School in Fagikunda, Gambia. 

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Learning for life, school in Afghanistan

Date Donations
2002 $ 220.000

In much of South Asia, even basic education is a luxury experienced by few. In these areas, the chaos of poverty is the norm. Learning for Life works with local partners in remote areas in South Asia to deliver quality education, making a lifelong difference. 

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Mary's Venner, Thailand

Date Donations
2006-2007 $ 105.000

Thailand: Sanitary installation at a school and a house with three flats for school teachers.

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Ministero de Salud, Ecuador

Date Donation
2000 $ 225.000

Vaccination of 250 000 Children in Ecuador. Our donation gave the Health Ministry in Ecuador the possibility to buy the vaccines.

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MyFarm, Gambia

Date Donations
2011 $ 134.000

MyFarm - an educational journey from seed to business. MyFarm is a 0,9 hectare  orchard located in the Nema Kunku area in the Gambia. The aim is to provide an inspiring environment for over 3000 children and youth per year to learn about alternative farming practices they can apply at home, renewable energy principles, food processing and basic business concepts around farm produce. All activities are run on solar energy.

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Mølleplassen Nursery

Date Donations
2002 $ 20.000

Supporting multi-handicaped Norwegian children for a trip to Lanzarote.

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New school for children, Sichuan, China

Date Donations
2001 $ 60.000

The school was destroyed by a landslide. We have supported the alliance to help build a school for the poor minority group, the Yi-people.

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Partnership for Change

Date Donations
2014 $ 350.000

Partnership for change



In 2013, Partnership for Change, Barbara Bauer, Myanmar Director, started an English immersion program for young adults in Nyaung Shwe village near Inle 
Lake, Myanmar. At the same time, the Social Innovation fund of Partnership for Change started a nearby vocational school in partnership with local entrepreneur Yin Myi Suu. 
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Project Deaf Children, Lithuania

Date Donations
2001 $ 20.000

Together with the Rotary Club supporting deaf children in Lithuania. 

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Pya Pora Renda Childrens home, Paraguay

Date Donations
2002-2003 $ 52.000

Children's home. 60 pupils get schooling, food and medical help etc.
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S.O.S. Children's homes, Murmansk, Russia

Date Donations
2000 $ 120.000

In 2005 we built a house for SOS Children's Homes in Murmansk.
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Scanaid, Gambia

Date Donations
2003-2010 $ 950.000

In 2003, donations were provided for building of a high school in Brufut. The school was ready in 2004, and was opened with several hundred guests in September.

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Siga Kante Karake

Date Donation
2000 $ 3.000

Helping 4 Norwegian children and their Gambian mother who where unwillingly sent to Gambia by their father. We funded tickets for the family to return to Norway. The father has been charged for violence and kidnapping.

 

Soptippen children's home, Quito, Ecuador

Date Donations
2001 $ 110.000

Ulla Brita Palm has built a children home for 200 children, room for dentist and doctor and sewing facilities for their parents.

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Starfish International, Gambia

Date Donations
2015 $ 100.000

Erna and Knut Engs Children Foundation provided funding to Starfish International Gambian Educational Program.

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Support for children with cancer

Date Donation
2000 $40.000

The Norwegian childhood cancer support organisation, SKB, was established to improve the treatment of children with cancer.

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The Sabona Project, Zimbabwe

Date Donations
2002-2009 $ 160.000

Erna & Knut Engs Childrens Foundation have contributed to great results in Zimbabwe. The foundation have followed Ynghild Solholm’s work from when she during the hunger catastrophy returned to Zimbabwe in 2002.
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Zulufadder, South Africa

Date Donations
2007-2010 $ 95.000

Building houses for orphans with AIDS. Their aim is to help as many children as possible in Eshowe, a district in Zululand, South Africa.

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