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Our non-profit of the week is One Million Lights. Their mission is to improve the daily lives of children and adults by providing clean and healthy lighting. Their goal is to distribute one million (1,000,000) solar lights to replace dangerous and polluting kerosene lamps.
One Million Lights provides clean, safe, affordable solar lighting to rural communities around the world through their international distribution programs, made possible by partnerships and donations. These solar lights enable children to study at night and adults to extend ...!-->
Our non-profit of the week is The Amputee Coalition. Their mission is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss and to help them achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy.
The Amputee Coalition works to:
Our closest for-profit partner Extrasensory Devices has now become Makers4Good.com, and with that change of name it fully becomes the sales & operations side of Makers4Good. From the newly rebranded Makers4Good.com blog:
Anyone who has visited the site lately has probably noticed that Extrasensory Devices has been increasingly connected with Makers4Good.org. Those connections have reached their full fruition as of late last week, as Extrasensory Devices completed its transition toward becoming the fully-fledged for-profit wing on Makers4Good!
We are excited about this change ...!-->
The Aussie Hands Foundation, a volunteer organization of family members, caregivers, associated professionals, and other interested people, is our non-profit spotlight this week. Throughout Australia, they provide support, understanding and encouragement to individuals with a hand difference.
The Aussie Hands Foundation received a donation of 50 adaptive recorders, funded through our generous Kickstarter backers. These specialized instruments will be provided to children with hand differences in Australia—which is music to our ears here at Makers4Good!
The Aussie Hands Foundation's Julie McNally says: