MMRCA implements health, research, WASH, capacity building and community development projects with various national and international partners and donor agencies. MMRCA specializes in research, health service delivery, capacity building, and public-private partnerships. Therefore, the organization has a set of specific strategies for the above areas that are fully operational and used by the organization. These strategies are considering the needs of country programs and are flexible enough to adapt to the changing needs of individual countries and programs.
OHW is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 2007. The organisation has received certification from the Afghanistan Institute Civil Society (AICS) that it meets the standards required for international program operations and financial management. With the exception of the West, OHW is active in all regions of the country and implements programs in the areas of peacebuilding and conflict resolution, children's rights and child and youth development. The focus is also on health and water. Johanniter cooperates with OHW in the Informal Settlements of Kabul (KIS).
HAADAF is a non-profit organisation in Afghanistan founded in March 2002. Its mission is to contribute to the development and reconstruction of Afghanistan. They do this by empowering local communities and cooperating and partnering with the government, international donors and humanitarian agencies to reduce suffering in the country.
The Fundación Cristo Vive Bolivia was founded in 1999 as a non-profit, ecumenical foundation recognised by the Bolivian state.
About 90 Bolivian staff members work in the rural communities of Bella Vista and Tirani in the Andean highlands of Cochabamba at an altitude of 2,800 - 4,000 m. There they have established various services for poor and marginalised families in cooperation with the communities.
The Ecuadorian Red Cross aims to alleviate and prevent human suffering. They are committed to the well-being, dignity and diversity of people. The work of the organisation is always guided by its seven fundamental principles: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Unity, Universality and Voluntariness.
FMS was founded in 1987 as an NGO and umbrella organisation in Ecuador and is officially recognized by the Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES) and the National Women's Council CONAMU. Approximately 110 women's groups are organised in it, to which about 1,500 women belong. Among the institutional goals are the support of the women's movement in the province of Sucumbíos, the fight against intra-family violence and violence against women as well as socio-political advocacy and lobby work to promote the economic organisation of women. The organisation has a strong presence and socio-political representation in the province and has extensive capacity and experience in the implementation of gender-sensitive projects. Johanniter International Assistance has been carrying out joint projects with FMS since 2011.
IEDECA is a national NGO from Ecuador and has been involved for more than 25 years in the management of communal highlands and water catchment areas, as well as the development of national water legislation. They each have offices in Cayambe and Ambato and work closely with the vulnerable indigenous population. IEDECA also has very good relations with the national and regional indigenous associations. IEDECA also focuses on the following topics: Agroecology, environmental education, representation of interests, adaptation of rural production systems to climate change, drinking water supply, irrigation farming and recultivation of degraded soils. Johanniter has been supporting its work since 2011.
ISTEC is a social, non-profit educational institution that is affiliated to the Ecuadorian system of higher education (Sistema de Educación Superior). The educational institution was founded to give young adults from rural, vulnerable backgrounds in the province of Sucumbíos and neighboring provinces the opportunity to receive higher education in agro-forestry, agro-industry, social business administration and nursing.
INANTA (Innovation of Community Resilient - Inovasi Ketahanan Komunitas) plays an active role in developing and strengthening the community through effective, sustainable and successful aid approaches and strategies. The aim is to strengthen communities, especially in coping with disasters, and to develop responses to changing environmental conditions such as food shortages, livelihoods, human rights issues and poverty. INANTA focuses on the holistic participation of the community towards a democratic and gender-equitable civil society. Women in particular should be actively involved in development. INANTA was founded in 2010 and has three offices in Makassar, Toraja Utara and South Sulawesi. A further office is planned in Palu, Central Sulawesi.
The Mosintuwu Institute has been working for justice during and after conflicts/disasters since 2009. Its work focuses on the effects of religiously motivated violent conflicts. These usually have economic and political interests as a background and lead to discriminatory use of natural resources for financially disadvantaged and marginalised people, especially women, children and young people. Mosintuwu plays an active role in community development and in the promotion of women in the areas of development, gender equality, human rights and peace promotion.
The vision and mission of Mosintuwu Institute is to strengthen communities so that people in post-conflict and post-disaster areas can act with sovereignty in terms of economic, social, cultural, civil-political rights, especially in the context of post-conflict society. The goal is a democratic and gender-equal civil society in which community members, especially women, have access and control over development.
The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is a non-profit organisation that primarily supports survivors of serious human rights violations. It was founded and officially registered in May 2005 as a non-governmental organisation focusing on human rights. The Jiyan Foundation has already implemented numerous projects with funds from German donors. Jiyan commits itself to neutrality and confidentiality. The Foundation coordinates its activities with the Ministry of Health of the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan. It is represented at six locations in Iraqi Kurdistan, maintains an office in Berlin and is registered as an association in Germany.
Mercy Hands is a non-profit organization that works in areas affected by conflict and disaster to save lives, uphold human rights and restore a healthy community. They help the most vulnerable people during and after emergencies.
Doctors Aid for Medical Activities (DAMA) is a non-profit, non-governmental local Iraqi organisation established and registered in Erbil in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) in 2016 and registered in Baghdad since 2018.
DAMA was established in 2016 during the conflict with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and aims to provide quality healthcare to people in need, while promoting awareness of healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.
The Jordan Paramedic Society is committed to protecting the public and providing quality patient care. The JPS provides first aid training for professionals and all segments of the community. The organization was founded by a group of professionals with medical and paramedic backgrounds and is the national voice of the three Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
Bandos Komar is primarily committed to the support of children and young people. By improving the quality of education and developing the self-confidence of children and young people, Bandos Komar aims to prepare them for fierce competition and the highly selective labor market. The NGO also assists in improving the nutrition of young children, water supply, community health and strengthening schools.
CHILD Rights Foundation (CRF) is a child-focused organization in Cambodia with a mandate to work for full implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and other instruments related to children’s issues. In particular, CRF works for the fundamental rights of the child to health and health services, quality education, protection from all forms of violence and harm, and the rights to participate as a citizen.
Development and Partnership in Action (DPA) is a Cambodian non-governmental organisation (NGO) that grew out of an international NGO called CIDSE.
The organisation has been active in Cambodia for more than 30 years, addressing diverse issues such as gender equality, natural resource management, health and education, and food security, and has adapted to emerging issues such as climate change and extractive industries.
Human and Health was officially registered as an NGO in 2011 and works exclusively in Ratanakiri Province. H&H is committed to ensuring unrestricted and improved access to health care for all Cambodians, especially the indigenous population. To this end, they work closely with local government authorities, carry out awareness-raising measures for and with the population on health-related issues and strengthen the self-help habilities of the communities through continuous knowledge transfer. A large proportion of the employees have indigenous roots. Their sectoral field of activity is health, with a focus on tuberculosis. In addition, H&H has acquired knowledge and experience in the areas of nutrition and hygiene.
ICSO was registered as an official NGO in 2006 and promotes the self-help capacities of the indigenous population, including through a rights-based and participatory approach. They work for the specific interests and the preservation of their traditional way of life and habitats. ICSO works in provinces with a large indigenous population, mainly in Ratanakiri and Mondulkiri, in agriculture, income generation and legal empowerment. In Ratanakiri, the indigenous people are supported in the official registration of their common land. ICSO also supports 100 Indigenous Rights Active Members (IRAMs) and around 500 indigenous community leaders from all provinces of Cambodia in their fight against rights violations and the exploitation of their natural resources.
Live and Learn Cambodia (LLC) is committed to sustainability, justice and a Cambodia free from poverty. They strengthen the resilience of local communities and their human, social, financial and environmental capital. The focus of the projects lies on economic livelihood and food security, WASH, sustainable resource use, environmental protection and the promotion of educational opportunities for children with disabilities.
Save Cambodia´s Wildlife (SCW) was founded in 1999 and has been registered as an official non-governmental organisation in Cambodia since 2002. In its mission statement, SCW advocates coexistence between and habitats for humans and animals. They promote sustainable livelihoods in an environment adaptable to climate change. SCW works regionally in the provinces of Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Kratie in northeastern Cambodia and in Kampot and Kep in the south of the country. Sectorally, SCW focuses on natural resource conservation and biodiversity, agriculture and food security. The focus is on helping people to help themselves. In the area of climate protection and climate change, SCW pursues a holistic approach and involves not only science (universities and schools) but also national authorities in order to respond sustainably to the dangers of climate change.
TPO is the leading organisation in Cambodia in the field of mental health and psychosocial support and has many years of experience in the counselling of victims of sexualised violence. The aim is to improve the well-being of Cambodian people with psychosocial and mental health problems. Their abilities are to be increased to enable and promote integration in the family, in working life and in the community. In doing so, they follow a strongly community-based approach that provides locally available, affordable services that are effective in treating the mental illness and psychological challenges (especially those arising from the experience of gender-based violence) of the Cambodian population and communities. TPO focuses not only on the disease but also on the social and cultural impact on individuals and communities. TPO directly involves communities so that they can support themselves as much as possible in mental health care.
Women Peace Makers (WPM) was registered in Cambodia in 2003 as an official NGO with a focus on peace work and conflict transformation, gender and gender-based violence (GBV) and community development. For implementation and management, they use instruments such as Do No Harm, Project Cycle Management and Monitoring & Evaluation. WPM is currently a steering member of the Gender and Development Network (GADNet), a network of 43 NGOs and individuals working on gender and development in Cambodia. WPM is also a member of the United Nations Youth Advisory Panel (UNYAP).
Africa Inland Church (AIC) was founded in 1895 and is a church registered in Kenya. Africa Inland Church Health Ministries (AICHM) is an independent department that operates five hospitals, 52 health centres and pharmacies, and two medical training centres. Its work focuses on preventive and curative health services, community health training for health workers and rehabilitation for children with disabilities. AICHM is also active in disaster relief, primary health care and medical aid for refugees. In Kenya, Johanniter has been working with AICHM on health and food security since 2011.
The Rural Agency for Community Development and Assistance (RACIDA) is a regional non-profit organisation with headquarters in Kenya, which implements projects in Ethiopia, Somalia and Southern Sudan. Its goals are to provide humanitarian aid, strengthen resilience and promote peace and security.
The Merti Integrated Development Programme (MIDP) was established in 2000 when Action Aid Kenya (AKK) phased out its programme for the Merti development area. The aim is to coordinate the self-improvement activities of the various communities in Merti that were previously supported by AKK. In this way, MIDP is working towards a strengthened, just, equitable and resilient society in northern Kenya. As part of its growth plan, MIDP was registered as a national NGO in 2003.
St. John Ambulance Kenya was founded in 1923. The aim of the organisation is to save lives. They provide first aid and train communities in dealing with emergencies. In addition, they enable mothers and pregnant women in remote regions to access medical care and provide emergency aid after disasters such as floods or pandemics.
The Fundación (Foundation) A - kasa is a national as well as transnational organisation, which works at the community level to increase participation and transfer knowledge about community development. By recognizing the social potential of these communities and social organisations, they strengthen their role and support their development. To this end, Fundación A - kasa has established a network of more than 84 organisations that are active in four regions of the country. They carry out projects in the areas of humanitarian aid, development cooperation, health, education and the promotion of access to various rights.
The Corporation for Research and Social and Economic Action - CIASE is a mixed feminist organisation working for the sustainable enforceability and full realisation of human rights, especially economic, social, cultural and environmental rights.
MAPS (Multi Aid Programs) was founded in January 2013 and provides aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. It focuses on education, basic community services, health and emergency aid. MAPS is committed to empowering refugees so that they can live in dignity until their return to their homeland and participate in reconstruction. The motto of MAPS is "As a family for more dignity". Syrians help each other, if necessary with support from the Lebanese side.
Naba'a is a local non-governmental organisation based in Lebanon that has been working with Palestinian and Lebanese communities since its founding in 2001. Naba´a aims to create an environment in which children and young people, regardless of their religion, gender or nationality, can develop and live together in harmony.
Kubatsirana exists since 1995. It started its activities in the area of HIV / AIDS response but changed its focus in the course of the years to a much broader approach. Today, Kubatsirana conducts several activities, mostly in the field of livelihoods and social development, awareness raising regarding land rights, gardening, communal development, lobbying and awareness raising against deforestation, health, nutrition, social protection for children, elderly and people with disabilities. It is an Eucumenical Christian Association, created by local churches.
Wiwanana is a young Mozambican NGO working in the districts of Ancuabe and Chiúre in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, one of the poorest provinces with a total population of around 350,000 people and a high disease burden.
CIDKP was founded in 1998 to raise awareness of the plight of IDPs in Karen State and to provide humanitarian assistance in response to their needs. CIDKP staff works in all townships of Karen State, in parts of the Tanintharyi region in northern Mon State and in the eastern Bago region. Recently, CIDKP has become more involved in the implementation of emergency aid and development projects.
Registered as a community-based organisation in 1993, KORD aims to provide emergency assistance and improve the living conditions of the Karen population in conflict-affected areas. KORD is involved in food security and livelihood development projects in partnership with INGOs, including monitoring food distribution. The organisation has also been involved in major needs assessments and research activities in Southeast Myanmar. KORD is a founding member of the Ethnic Community Development Forum, a network of social, community-based development organisations made up of a variety of ethnic groups in the country.
Founded in Myanmar in 2004, KDN aims to meet the needs of direct victims of the armed conflict, including many IDPs. At the same time, KDN promotes community development through peace-building initiatives. This includes raising citizens' awareness of their rights and promoting individual or community-based capacities. Their goal is to gain access to sustainable livelihoods, health and education.
KDHW was founded in 1956 with the aim of providing free access to health services for all people in Karen State, Myanmar. During decades of fighting, KDHW organised the provision of basic health services in conflict-affected communities through a network of clinics and mobile teams. KDHW uses its own data from impact studies to track long-term changes in the health sector in Karen State. As a result of change in Myanmar and the improved operational conditions, KDHW has begun to expand its health services in the target region and strengthen cooperation with the Ministry of Health.
Meikswe Myanmar was founded in 2004 with the aim of providing adequate health care for women, children, orphans and people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. In addition, the organisation has implemented education and disaster prevention programmes. This has strengthened the capacity of local organisations in Yangon, Lashio, Sittwe and Myeik Island: an important prerequisite for supporting the weakest and most vulnerable community members.
The Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation (BASR) is an NGO founded in 1960 in Bethlehem that aims to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities in Palestine. BASR's work is based on a human rights-based approach. They firmly believe that improving the living conditions of people with disabilities and promoting their full participation in society has a positive impact not only on social change processes but also on the overall development of the community. BASR has its own hospital. In Palestine it is regarded as a respected reference centre. In addition to health and rehabilitation services, advocacy work plays a central role. Successfully integrating people with disabilities into the labour market and thus actually promoting inclusion in society is a core element of BASR's strategic orientation.
St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group is the only professional eye care provider in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. The clinic's physicians and staff treat patients regardless of their ethnicity, religion or financial situation against the threat of blindness and, for example, treat cataracts surgically with state-of-the-art technology. The service is available to around 640,000 people. Together with the Israeli Hadassah Medical Center, St John Eye Hospital runs a training program in which Israeli and Palestinian doctors jointly complete courses. The aim is to strengthen peaceful and constructive relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
The Central Visayas Network of NGOs (CENVISNET) is a coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) in the region composed of provincial CSO networks from three provinces: Kaabag sa Sugbo, Inc (provincial network in Cebu province), Bohol Alliance of NGOs (BANGON) and Negros Oriental Network of NGOs and POs (NEGORNET). The coalition aims to build on the strength of its member networks to achieve good governance and sustainable development in the region.
The Hinatuan Passage Development Alliance (HIPADA) is an alliance of 8 Local Government Units (LGUs) including the municipalities of Malimono, San Francisco, Surigao City, Tagana-an, Placer, Bacuag, Gigaquit and Claver, as well as Surigao City. This encompasses the mainland coastal communities of Surigao del Norte Province. The alliance, recognised by the Provincial Government, derived its name from the main coastal water - the Hinatuan Passage. The overall purpose of the alliance is to strengthen inter-LGU collaboration and undertake natural resource management programmes, as many residents are dependent on fishing and farming. The alliance also strives to develop sustainable economic opportunities for its constituents in harmony with environmental protection efforts. The HIPADA Partnership for People Empowerment (HIPPE) is the Civil Society Platform for the HIPADA alliance. It was established and registered with the Security and Exchanges Commission. Johanniter collaborates with HIPADA in the transnational GROWTH project, which aims to strengthen local organisations.
"CASMED" Public Association is a non-governmental, independent, non-profit organisation registered in December 2010 with the aim of supporting older and other disadvantaged people through the development and implementation of social, educational and health interventions.
On 13 April 1999, the Ecological Association of Children and Youth of Moldova (AECTM) was founded in Chișinău by a group of teachers.
In 2013, the association resumed its activities and was transformed into "EcoVisio", led by a small group of people from Germany and Moldova, some of whom are the children of the founders of AECTM. Since then, they have been working to realise the potential of Moldova as a model region for sustainable development and to help people achieve positive change.
For the Tășuleasa Social association, the most important values are volunteering, organisational culture, respect for nature, educating young people through practical examples and developing civil courage among young people.
Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) was founded in 1976 as a consortium of international NGOs with the aim of providing joint assistance to the poorest and most marginalised regions of Africa. Over the years, ACORD has developed programmes and promoted local capacity building. ACORD has been present in Uganda since 1979 and has a special focus on people with special needs such as women, children and adolescents, people with disabilities and HIV-infected people. Communities are empowered and guided to stand up for their rights. Johanniter is working with ACORD in the field of inclusion since 2018.
Pachedo was founded in Uganda in 2007 as a community-based organisation. In 2012 followed the registration as an independent NGO. Pachedo works in ten districts of the country affected by conflicts and disasters. Its work focuses on nutrition, agriculture, sustainable sources of income, WASH and waste management. Other topics include reproductive health and child protection. Johanniter has been working with Pachedo in the refugee settlement of Palorinya since 2018 to reduce malnutrition, especially among young children.