WONDERFUL LOCAL NGOs (non-governmental organizations)
I would like to recommend three local non-profits that are doing wonderful work. Kitegang works around the world KUSARD in Kenya and . I know the Directors of all of them, and your funds will be wisely used and with impact.
waters the seeds of joy through kite-manufacturing projects in East Africa and the refugee camps of eastern Chad and possibly the Middle East. "We seek to lift the spirits of children having few possessions or possibilities through the simple joy and curiosity brought by the sharing and flying of colorful kites”. (KiteGang Facebook Page)
KUSARD (Kenya USA Christian Relief & Development)
is taking care of vulnerable people in an isolated part of Kenya. It cares for health/nutrition, water and education/polytechnic education for the unemployed and offers opportunities for monthly child sponsorship for poor as well as handicapped children. http://www.kusard.org
Manusodany - Association pour Haiti
MANUSODANY, supports projects in Cap-Haitien, on the northern coast of Haiti including a "scholar initiation center" and shcholarships for underprivileged or orphaned children, street children project and a soccer school. See: http://www.manusodany.com