No Poverty Projects
Florence Masetla Foundation
Florence Masetla started her Foundation in 2013 to research and to champion the use of technology and education to help eradicate poverty in South Africa. To date 57 students have received vocational and technical training, access to quality education and information for decision making and active citizenship. Her ffoundation has also provided Repurpose school bags to 50 children attending a rural school. The inbuilt solar powered lamps provide light for 12 hours, enabling the children to walk home from school safely in the dark and study at night. The foundation is also starting work on a mobile school.
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Johnson & Johnson is the world's largest healthcare company aspiring to care for the world, one person at a time. Their more than 25,000 employees in 60 countries are united in a common mission: To help people everywhere live longer, healthier and happier lives.
The One Young World partnership is managed through the Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact Group whose goal is to create a healthier world, one community at a time, through the development of strategic partnerships. Their vision is to support the people on the frontlines who are at the heart of delivering care and they believe that changing the trajectory of health for humanity requires putting people first so that communities and health systems have the ability to address the health needs of the world’s most vulnerable people.
During Sierra Leone’s Ebola crisis PJ and his team of ex child soldiers from Lifeline Nehemiah Projects provided over 13,000 quarantined people with basic supplies, educated over 80,000 people about the virus to protect themselves and reduce the spread of the virus, Built an Ebola Clinic which treated over 270 patients and found homes for over 100 Ebola orphans – included 10 orphans in the Nehemiah home.
Today he is running various projects to help rebuild Sierra Leone after the Ebola crisis and overcome the resulting poverty. He is running four schools which provide education to over 700 children, a 45 bed home for vulnerable children, a vocational training centre for over 300 people – to date over 200 have graduated and most are employed as builders, electrical technicians, and chefs etc and has started a programme to teach 35,000 farmers entrepreneurial skills to create sustainable agricultural businesses. To date 540 people have been trained in the village of Punduru.