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Review for Developing Indigenous Resources, El Cerrito, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Developing Indigenous Resources should be an example for many. The concept of educating locals and together with them work on improving the living circumstances shows to have great long term results! Where other NGOs temporarily improve the living environment, DIR makes a long term difference. I've worked as an intern at DIR for 6 months and was amazed by the work ethic of all the employees and how they manage to pass this spirit to the local population and inspire them to work together with them on a better future for their families.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Overall improvement of health conditions and awareness among the families living in the slum, especially of pregnant women and younger children, children receive vaccinations, success in fighting malnutrition, improvement in available education in slum.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the spirit of all the employees, working hard for the great cause this organization is working on!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

extremely dedicated to their work, wanting to make any difference they can!

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

improve the lives of many more people forever.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & I worked for DIR as an intern, started a sports project, helped with administrative tasks and assisted the schoolteachers and healthpromoters in their work.