Salvation Army World Service Office
Rating: 3.33 stars 3 reviews
Issues: Food, Health, Human Services, International
Location: PO Box 1428 Alexandria VA 22313 USA
Programs: SAWSO promotes community-based initiatives that improve living conditions and increase skills in poor communities. Programs focus on four areas: (1) village-based health care projects (including HIV/AIDS) provide education and treatment; (2) community development programs provide counseling, literacy education, leadership development, elderly programs, and women's support groups; (3) income generation program includes skills training and small loan programs; and (4) relief and reconstruction aid is provided to those affected by disasters.
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When the earthquake hit Haiti, The Salvation Army was able to be "first responder" because we have about 60 locations in the country and approximately 800 people on the ground, year-in, year-out. We serve in 119 countries globally, focusing in the impoverished communties that are always worst hit in disasters like these.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
The kind peple who work here.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
Humble, gracious, kind, caring
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
Dramatically expand on-going services for transformation of lives -- right now, it is often doing disaster relief or "agency of last resort" keeping people from going over the economic precipice.
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