Involvement between the rich and the poor has proven to be fertile ground for entrepreneurship and innovation, which are keys to development. Gift-based aid does not promote long-term empowerment or innovation, but there are many short term life-saving needs where the gift of charity is vital.
There are a number of ways to get involved through Global Connections:
1. Global Connections works with Grassroots Partners to ensure that needs are effectively met and people are treated with dignity in their culture.
2. Organize a trip for a group or volunteer yourself. We believe the greatest impact we can make in this world is to establish relationships for mutual growth and understanding. Please let us know if you are interested and we can start planning today.
3. There are numerous organizations around the world doing their part to work towards social justice. Global Connections has been greatly encouraged by the work of these Friends around the World.
4. Donating to the work we are doing is a wonderful way to get involved. We would highly encourage you to put your first donation towards your own trip to meet our friends in Kenya! If that is not a possibility you may donate directly to our Grassroots Partners or to our Administrative Fund, which allow us to keep this work going.