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What We Do

GlobalGiving connects individuals and companies directly to high-impact social, environmental, and
economic development projects around the world. Donors can have direct communication with the
extraordinary social entrepreneurs who run these projects, and receive frequent reports straight from the
field.

The GlobalGiving - Applied Materials Partnership
In 2004, GlobalGiving and Applied Materials established a partnership to enable the Company's US-based
employees to make charitable gifts to pre-selected projects serving communities worldwide. Among the
projects highlighted are winners of the Tech Museum Awards, an annual global program that honors
individuals, nonprofit organizations and companies that are applying technology to improve lives around the
world. As an active partner and presenting sponsor of these awards, Applied Materials is proud to provide its
employees with the opportunity to support them as well.
The Applied Materials Employee Giving and Matching Gift Programs will continue to be administered by the
Company's Global Community Affairs Department. All charitable gifts should be made through the online
giving tool accessed through the HR Service Center (http://hrweb).

GlobalGiving's Origins
Prior to founding GlobalGiving, Mari Kuraishi and Dennis Whittle were heads of strategy and innovation at
the World Bank. While in that post, they created the first-ever Innovation Marketplace for Bank staff in
1998, an internal competition in which Bank employees pitched their own ideas for fighting poverty
worldwide. The winners received grants to make their ideas happen. The competition resulted in some of the
most innovative ideas and effective programs the bank has done.
In 2000, they took the concept and competition to the outside world. The Development Marketplace enabled
any social entrepreneur in the world to compete for Bank funds. The program was extremely successful finalists from all over the world gathered in Washington, DC, and $5 million was awarded to the 44 most
innovative projects. Participants described the Development Marketplace as "brilliant", "extraordinary", and
"life-changing."
Based on the Marketplaces' success, Mari and Dennis saw tremendous potential in creating an Internetbased platform to facilitate a broader range of social and economic investments in developing countries. In
October 2000, they left the World Bank, and on February 14, 2002, GlobalGiving (formerly
DevelopmentSpace) was launched.

How it works
GlobalGiving.com/amat is an online marketplace for international giving. AMAT employees can browse and
select from a wide offering of projects, organized by geography or by themes such as health care, the
environment, and education. Once an employee chooses a project, he/she can contribute any amount,
through the Employee Giving online tool (accessed through the HR Service Center at http://hrweb).
These contributions directly support the entrepreneurial work of project leaders throughout the world, who
are bringing innovative, empowering solutions to challenging social problems at the local community level.

The following is a list of current project sponsors. Once projects are submitted.6 How can GlobalGiving have the most financial impact? Why give internationally? How are GlobalGiving's services different from those of other giving facilitators? How are you the "eBay of international aid?" What is "market-based" development? Are you competing with aid institutions? 1. General 1.2 4. a registered 501(c)3 entity. or on your specific pledge. For any questions about GlobalGiving that are not answered below.org/amat. and compliant with PATRIOT Act guidelines. Project Sponsors GlobalGiving works a network of "Project Sponsors" to post projects on globalgiving. and environmental projects around the world. economic development.6 How do I keep track of the progress of the projects? How do I pick a project that is right for me? How does GlobalGiving select its projects for the website? How do I get in touch with the project leader? What happens if a project receives more funding than it requests? What happens if a project receives only a small proportion of the funding it requested? The GlobalGiving Model 4. please emailhelp@globalgiving.5 3. who are using the Internet to create a highly efficient marketplace that enables more funding to reach projects throughout the globe and.3 4.1 4. GlobalGiving was founded in 2001 by two former World Bank executives. GlobalGiving does a secondary check. and are fully tax-deductible. prior to posting.2 3. Project Sponsors are reputable organizations that vet projects to ensure they are legitimate. Additional information can be found on the Applied Materials intranet at http://giving.1 2.4 Is my donation tax deductible? What types of fees are involved? What is the GlobalGiving Foundation? How does the money get to the project? Projects 3.4 4.com.4 3.3 2. please click on the name to be taken to the organization's home page.1 What is GlobalGiving? GlobalGiving connects individual and institutional donors directly to social. please call 1-866-474-5121 or email the GivingStation help desk atAmatSupport@givingstation.2 2.1 3.All donations made to projects go through the GlobalGiving Foundation. well-run.1 What is GlobalGiving? Making a Donation 2. for more information. For more information on how to participate in the Applied Materials Employee Giving Program. . General 1.5 4.org.3 3.

org/amat have been pre-qualified for 501(c)3 equivalency status. a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Making a Donation 2. GlobalGiving allows you to browse through a wide range projects from around the world in a variety of themes such as health. the donor's contact information is provided to the project leader.2 How do I pick a project that is right for me? Many people choose projects in places where they have traveled or where there is an issue they care about.3 What is the GlobalGiving Foundation? The GlobalGiving Foundation is an independent.1 How do I keep track of the progress of the projects? Every donor has a choice of becoming known to the project leader or remaining anonymous. taxpayers to the full extent permitted by law. This may include the donor's mailing address and email address. All projects on globalgiving. they then wire the funds directly to the project leader. education. and because funds go directly to the project level. There is also a nominal fee that covers the cost of transferring funds overseas. each project listing includes the contact information of the project leader. 2. 2.at the same time. bank wire transfer charges may apply. In addition. all donations go through the GlobalGiving Foundation. If the money is transferred to the sponsor. reputable organizations such as Ashoka. 2. If GlobalGiving directs the funds to the implementing organization overseas. 3. Between 80-85% of your money goes directly to the project you choose to support. Projects 3. GlobalGiving pools the contributions from each donor and transfers the money either to the Project Sponsor or the implementing organization. your contribution goes much further than most other international giving options. and the United Nations . economic development. Back to top 3. making them tax-deductible for U. many project leaders provide regular updates on the project's progress.1 Is my donation tax deductible? Yes. which allows donors to establish a relationship with those running the project and to follow up on its progress.3 How does GlobalGiving select projects for the website? GlobalGiving works with a network of "Project Sponsors" to post projects on globalgiving. Further. IDEX. These project sponsors — all established. Back to top 2.org/amat. Our fee is one of the lowest fees available in international philanthropy.4 How does the money get to the project? Each quarter. For donors that choose to become known to the project leader. provides a more transparent. 3. 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation that processes donations that come through the GlobalGiving website. After projects have achieved their funding goals.S. engaging way for donors to give.2 What types of fees are involved? GlobalGiving takes a 15% fee to cover the costs of aggregating and vetting credible funding opportunities and presenting them on the website. and environment.

well-run. there will be projects that receive only a small percentage of their requested funding.5 What happens if a project receives more funding than it requests? There may be some instances in which projects receive more funding than the project leaders had requested.3 How are GlobalGiving's services different from those of other giving facilitators? GlobalGiving differs from other giving facilitators in the following ways:  GlobalGiving connects donors directly at the project level. in contrast to organizations that run projects but maintain control over how contributions are allocated or spent. Why? We believe that most overseas giving opportunities are difficult to discover. the group sponsoring the project — has agreed to provide for any remaining funding needs by the time the project is implemented. They give away over $200 billion a year (about 2% of GDP).6 What happens if a project receives only a small proportion of the funding it requested? Occasionally. Once projects are submitted. and expected outcomes once the project receives funding.1 How can GlobalGiving have the most financial impact? A dollar goes a surprisingly long way in many developing countries — your contribution has a tremendous impact on the local community. 4.g. and satisfy IRS guidelines for international grant-making as well as the new voluntary guidelines for antiterrorism set forth in the USA PATRIOT Act. this occurs only rarely. the Project Sponsor or Project Leader must provide detailed background information on the Project Leader. please see The Economist's Big Mac index.  Enabling donors to give directly to projects offers them more choice — donors can browse through . As is the case with projects that exceed their funding goals. while Europeans give away just under 1% of GDP. and serve additional students through weekend and evening use. 3. Back to top 4. As part of the posting process. GlobalGiving does a secondary review. someone — e. If a project is pledged less than 65% of the requested amount. For the past several years. The GlobalGiving Model 4.000 gift in India can train two teachers and set up a basic computer center at a school that will both train over 25 students a year. the project's objectives.2 Why give internationally? Americans are the most generous people on the earth. All projects feature an email address. prior to posting. 4. A $2. For more information on how far your dollar goes. Yet much of this generous spirit remains invisible to the rest of the world since the bulk of giving goes to domestic causes. and monitor but given both good opportunities and proper assurances.Foundation — work with local "Project Leaders" to vet projects to ensure they are legitimate. less than 10% of the total number of projects receiving donations through globalgiving. 3.org had funds reallocated. 3. In many cases. GlobalGiving will contact donors who have contributed to projects that have exceeded the funding amount and work with them to reallocate funding to a project within a similar geographic and thematic area.4 How do I get in touch with the project leader? Contact information for each project is listed at the bottom of the project page. the project contact can sometimes be the Project Sponsor organization. Since some of our projects are managed by people without technology access. a phone number. giving overseas would be equally attractive to Americans. GlobalGiving will work with donors to identify an appropriate substitute project to which funds can be reallocated. and a mailing address. verify. If so.

and funded in an open marketplace. donors can connect directly with project leaders to help fund their projects. among others — and they know exactly how their money will be used. are providing the technology platform for this connection to happen. 4.  By working through trusted partners. GlobalGiving is filling a niche that aid institutions were not created to serve. 4. will generate increased social returns in the long run. environment. we are striving to become an open marketplace where. GlobalGiving focuses on smaller. abuse.a broad range of geographies and themes such as health. and promote projects that might not otherwise receive support because of distance. We are working on tools to make giving as easy as possible.5 What is "market-based" development? Market-based development is how development projects are created. This model drives innovation through competition and transparency and. West Africa. instead of buyers and sellers connecting to do business. like eBay. we are able to identify. Mission Statement We are a voice with action for orphans that no one else will help. While much of the aid industry focuses on multi-million dollar loans to foreign governments. education. grassroots initiatives. This fight is against child trafficking.4 How are you the "eBay of international aid?" GlobalGiving aspires to be the world's richest marketplace for international giving. our highly-efficient online giving platform allows donors to connect and communicate directly with project leaders. or language barriers.6 Are you competing with aid institutions? GlobalGiving is a complement to the work of aid institutions. We. Our Vision We fight for the justice of children in Benin & Liberia. vet. sourced. neglect and needless suffering! . we believe. What you see now is the first step towards realizing that vision. In addition. technological difficulties. 4. Like eBay.

Our Core Values We work alongside honest. training and child development programs. . construction. caring orphanage directors and with local governments to deliver much-needed aid.

build self-sufficiency. groups. sickness and premature death. and enable continued spiritual growth.Our Goals  To bring children in orphanages immediate relief from hunger.  To empower orphanage directors and older children with skills to sustain positive change.  To rescue children from abuse.  To create partnership with individuals.  To empower the local social welfare offices to close down negligent and abusive orphanage directors. . neglect and child trafficking.  To provide sanitary living conditions through orphanage reconstruction projects for the orphanage directors who are honest caring and trustworthy caretakers. and business who can help us in these endeavors.

We strive to guard the fundamental needs of this disadvantaged population by engaging in advocacy.Mission / Vision The will to do. and the development of solutions based on sound research that can be applied by countries and NGO’s worldwide. and the soul to dare Mission / Vision OAF is an independent. Children who are deprived of the guidance and protection of their primary caregivers are more vulnerable to health risks. non-profit human rights organization for orphaned and abandoned children worldwide. This will lead to the implementation of the 3 main projects : 1: Research. problem analysis.2018 OAF will partner with governments in adding new ideas and pragmatic solutions for children without parental care in cooperation with universities and NGOs throughout the world. OAF Key Initiatives 2014 . Special attention will be given to find structural positive solutions for older children. less easy to place in family or family-type environments. It is our mission to serve the best interest of children without parental care worldwide. education. OAF will do this by using the best possible research on “best interest of the child” to assist governments and NGO’s worldwide to unite children as early as possible with permanent and loving care. by reducing the number of children without parental care. violence. Information and Evaluation: . exploitation and discrimination and they are often deprived of education.

workshops and conferences. moral and physical. 2: OAF Academy for OVC studies:  To build a knowledge centre where all related Children’s Institutions can be trained to the objectives of the reform/action plans and the children’s rights Also a training centre for all persons concerned with Orphans and Vulnerable Children. . regulations and a supervising and monitoring system for all related institutions and practitioners.  Periodical review of national standards. including a youth representation.  Initiate a full study including case studies and research to the OVC subject  Bring together a diverse group of experts in child welfare issues yearly. ur vision We at Happy Home want to realize the full potential of our children. to address OVC issues by organizing courses.  Restructure and build family units and reorganize homes into family models including a special needs section and a medical facility. Assistance with national implementation in regard to (inter-)national legal environment by engaging in education and offering scientific expert solutions. 3: OAF Family Programmes  To offer a temporary place of safety for children without parental care and to promote the holistic growth of the child: emotional. responsible and independent adults.  Build and facilitate a training centre in the capital. to review progress and gaps identified. cognitive. happy. social.  Step up reintegration activities of children back to the community. We want to ensure that they will be able to reintegrate their community as healthy.

access to necessary health services and.Our mission Happy Home’s mission is to cooperate and collaborate with local authorities and members of the community to offer a chance at life and a new start to orphans and other endangered children. We aim to give them a first-class education. . caring. above all. warm and familial environment. the opportunity to grow up healthy and happy in a safe.