1% News

10 Dec 2015 Objective:  To empower the widow, disadvantaged poor women through goat rearing program and relieve them clutches of poverty, save them from hunger and malnutrition. To give good clothing, schooling and three time meal for their children; fulfill basic needs of family.Activities:  - At first we have appointed the eligible women coordinator to [...]
16 Jan 2015 Horticulture farming and environment conservation in Kenya; maize planting and livestock rearing among rural women in Kagando parish, Uganda; alternative employment for stone quarry female workers in banana fibre extraction for handicrafts and bag making in India; rehabilitation of Bume Crèche School in Ghana; purchase of bakery equipment for a [...]
16 Jan 2015 We would like to bring it to your kind attention that we have implemented the project called “Sustainable livelihood project for a tribal community in Jawadhu Hills” Project reference No: IND / 13 / 073 in June 2014.  Thank you for providing us an opportunity to serve the tribal community [...]
11 Oct 2013 The following projects were voted in by the members of the fund in October 2013. IND/13/029 Production of environmentally friendly, cost-effective jute products (USD 4,950). NEP/12/086 Livestock rehabilitation project (Euro 5,543).  KEN/12/002 Sustainable traditional poultry production to improve the lives of marginalized widows (USD 5,428). 
31 Jul 2013 The following projects were voted in by the members of the fund in July 2013. HAI/13/075Repair the photovoltaic installation for pumping water through replacement of a broken electrical part (inverter). Euro 4,184 CMR/12/063 Improve the income of widows in Lebialem Division. USD 6,000 NIR/12/088Establishment of small-scale cassava processing mill. USD 5,000
31 May 2013 The following projects were voted in by members of the fund May 2013. IND/12/072 Socio-economic empowerment of Dalit womenUSD 4,771 IND/12/074Goat and chicken rearing for people with leprosyUSD 4,950 GHA/12/084Grasscutter rearing USD 6,545 PER/13/028To build irrigation channel for better irrigation USD 3,500 UGA/12/054Construction of three shallow wells and repair of two existing wells USD 4,513 UGA/12/058Establishment [...]
11 Dec 2012 Rome - Thanks to all members who helped create and distribute the 2013 Calendar.
30 Aug 2012 Our thanks to the members who voted and approved a record 3 new projects proposed by the Project Appraisal Group (PAG). Also thanks to the PAG members for the hard work put into preparing these projects. Members of the fund are welcome to offer their help in appraising new projects.
19 Jul 2011 Many thanks to the 1% fund for approving this project, also on behalf of all the children of Akamasoa and of Father Pedro! Fabio Meloni, President, Amici di Padre Pedro onlus
19 Jul 2011 On behalf of all the members of Satkarya Social Society and benefited community through this project, we would like to extend sincere thanks to all the members of the 1% for Development Fund for granting this project. Lavanya Neelam
19 Jul 2011 Dear Brenda Jones, Thank you very much for your concern and the activities of the 1% to help the poor of the word to which our group is a beneficiary. I decided to give you this situation progress report on our project, though the project was delayed due to political [...]
28 Apr 2010 I’m writing on behalf of Mother Virgilia Trasatti, general Mother of the “Istituto Suore Pie Operaie” who confirmed the receipt of the 1% donation to their mission in Madascar for the purchase of one power generator to transport water from a well to the school run by the nuns and [...]
16 Mar 2010 In January 2009, I surprised even myself by deciding to go to Ethiopia as a volunteer worker for three weeks. I had never been there before, and I admit I was anxious about what awaited me. But in the very instant the plane landed in Axum, all my fears dissolved. [...]
08 Mar 2010 For news and events on Akamasoa, visit the Friends of Father Pedro site. Tina Farmer