Better Lives’ local partner organizations collaborate with families and schools to implement solutions that lead to self-reliance. These organizations are based in the communities they serve. Currently, we collaborate with partners in:
Africa – Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda
Americas – Mexico, United States of America
Asia – Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines
KCM Success Group
KCM was started in the village of Kindwitwi in Rufiji, Tanzania in 2013. The group builds organic vegetable gardens and helps families qualify for micro-loans. In order to fulfill these objectives, the group has had to facilitate major improvements to local water infrastructure. Read more…
Solutions & Opportunities (SODAT)
SODAT has been working in Ngara, Tanzania since 2010. The organization facilitates breakfast feeding and infrastructure projects for three primary schools in the region. They are also developing an organic gardening program to improve food security and income generation. Read more…
Educate! delivers an experience-based education model, comprised of leadership, entrepreneurship, and workforce readiness training, a practically trained mentor, and experience starting a business to secondary school youth in Uganda.
SAWA ensures sustainable sanitation, hygiene, and water supply services to local communities through community-based projects.
Retrak works to transform highly vulnerable children’s lives, preserve families, empower communities and give each of them a voice.
BCM has been working in Baja California, Mexico since 1991. The organization builds solid weather proof homes for poor families.
Los Al Youth Center
Los Alamitos Youth Center works with children to change lives one child at a time through collaborative social, educational, and recreational programs.
Happy Shine Garden ShopHappy Shine Garden Shop was named after the founder’s twin daughters, Happy and Shine. The shop works with families to build organic vegetable gardens that improve the families’ healthy and income.
Quest Building & Maintenance
Quest Building and Maintenance Services has been a Better Lives partner since 2010. The organization builds, renovates, and maintains school buildings, kitchens, and water distribution systems. This provides teachers and children with a comfortable and safe place to teach and learn effectively.
Waves of Love
Waves of Love has been a Better Lives partner since 2008. The organization assists families with education sponsorships and support, Rent-To-Own Housing, and Vocational Training to families in La Union, Caba, Philippines.