The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
A World Aware, Inc. exists to train the world's poor to provide for themselves, and others.
AWA seeks to recruit individuals to serve in communities as short term and long term volunteers to assist the less fortunate of the world. This is solely for benevolent purposes, and could include feeding projects, well drilling projects, construction projects etc. Some examples:
Feeding the utterly poor
Providing storage facilities to stockpile goods when possible.
Providing materials and labor to erect facilities to serve large groups and communities in need.
Providing educational materials for children and adults.
Providing educational facilities.
Providing food preparation and serving facilities.
Providing training seminars to teachers of children and those trying to increase their job market potential.
Providing resources to enable people to continue to serve people in their sphere of influence.
AWA is working with community leaders, churches, businesses and government organizations to analyze and implement solutions to the challenges of health, education, and well being.