In this area, many people from the Batwa community live isolated. The Batwa minority (known as pygmy), who represents 1% of the population in Burundi, is victim of stereotypes, has very little rights and little access to public services
Open Heart is the story of eight Rwandan children who embark on a life-saving journey to receive open-heart surgery in Africa’s only free, state-of-the-art cardiac hospital, the Salam Center in Sudan. The children have rheumatic heart disease, which often develops from untreated strep throat—a completely preventable condition if antibiotics like penicillin are available
As a climate charity, Cool Earth helps protect the world’s most vulnerable against threats to their rainforest. From sea-level rise to drought, wildfires to deforestation, we work alongside people to protect their homes. To protect the rainforest tomorrow, Cool Earth must help people survive today.
Hand in hand with partner organisations on the ground, we’re getting food and supplies where they are most needed right now. We don’t know how long this crisis will last, but we will be here for rainforest people long after it ends.