News about grants, gifts
R. Derek Finlay, a University of Cambridge alumnus, donated £5 million to help complete the Chemistry of Health building in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge.
Banfield Foundation will start to provide disaster response grants to help two new veterinary medical units.
News about people, groups
Democracy Reporting International held town hall and expert gatherings in various places in Tunisia to have dialogue on the Tunisian government’ decentralization bill and the people’s involvement in the decision-making process.
Real Relief launched Lifeshelter, which is a shelter and housing concept which helps for temporary housing in emergency instances by using a construction panel that is curved and insulated.
Ryan’s Well Foundation is celebrating its 20th year anniversary of providing clean water access by digging wells in developing nations.
The Marbella Chapter of the Spanish Federation of University Women received the Málaga Award from the Diputación of Málaga and an award for the chapter’s work on the HeforShe campaign.
Taawon signed a recent Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Program to improve its work in Palestine. The organization also conducted its management council meetings in Amman, Jordan in March 2017.
The Red Cross Society of Côte d’Ivoire partnered with Connectik to develop and launch its new Mobile Application. The application will feature services, benefits, and opportunites for volunteering in local projects as well as spread the mission and community engagement.
Cvent signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the NASSCOM Foundation to start the “Cvent India Employability Enhancement Programme.” The Programme aims to give help youth and women with job-related skills.
Doctors Without Borders is resuming work at the Haydan district hospital in Sa’ada Governorate in Yemen.
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