Current Projects

Project Support for 2020

EcoEquitable: Providing employment and skills training for new immigrant women and the underemployed.
EcoEquitable EcoEquitable has received $5000 for local support, expansion and sustainability in Ottawa. Their focus is on training immigrant women to sew on industrial and smaller sewing machines in preparation for future employment.
Fight4Freedom: An active voice and advocate of justice for individuals exploited by human trafficking in the form of sexual exploitation.
Fight4Freedom Fight4Freedom has received $1700 to provide support to those affected by human trafficking in the Philippines.
Humanity and Inclusion: An independent charity working alongside disabled and vulnerable people in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.
HumanityAndInclusion Humanity and Inclusion received $4000 to provide economic inclusion to women with disabilities in Bolivia, where they are experiencing poverty, exclusion, and conflict.
Mikinduri Children of Hope: Exists to relieve poverty in Kenya, Africa.
MikinduriChildrenOfHope Mikinduri Children of Hope received $2500 to relieve poverty and sickness by raising the standard of living through clean water, education, agriculture, and health projects in western Kenya.
Project TEMBO: Provides education for girls and economic empowerment for women through micro-finance loans or micro-business opportunities.
Tembo Project TEMBO received $3000 to sponsor two students for four years. The focus is on equal opportunities for girls and women in northern Tanzania to be educated and ultimately find sustainable employment.

TJF awarded Project TEMBO (Tanzania Education and Micro-Business Opportunity) an additional $10,000 this year to continue support of their "Learning in Longido" program. Local staff are providing education, training and life skills to adults and children. This funding will also help in their struggles with COVID-19.

The Walking School Bus: Empowers students in developing countries to access education.
WalkingSchoolBus The Walking School Bus has received $4000 toward the instalment of a solar powered digital education kit at the Aarohi Bal Samsar School in India.