The University of Iowa, founded in 1847, is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. University of Iowa is organized into eleven colleges offering more than 200 areas of study and seven professional degrees. Located on an urban 1700 acre campus on the banks of the Iowa River, the University of Iowa is classified as a Doctoral University with Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classifications. The university is best known for its programs in health care, law, and the fine arts, with programs ranking among the top 25 nationally in those areas. The university was the original developer of the Master of Fine Arts degree and it operates the world-renowned Iowa Writer's Workshop, which has produced 17 of the university's 46 Pulitzer Prize winners. Iowa is a member of several prestigious research coalitions, including the Association of American Universities, the Universities Research Association, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance.
Spread across diverse ecological and social geographies, the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), headquartered in Anand, Gujarat, India, works towards conservation of nature and natural resources through collective action of local communities. The crux of FES efforts lie in locating forests and other natural resources within the prevailing economic, social and ecological dynamics in rural landscapes. Globally, FES hopes to see an increasing influence on two fundamental issues in governing shared natural resources a socio-ecological systems approach and a Commons paradigm, which together could have far-reaching impact on world views on development.
Abibimman Foundation is a Non-Profit Oriented, Non-Partisan, Non-Governmental Organisation (RGD G5,895, DSW 2525), established in 2000 and dedicated to the promotion of sustainable Livelihoods, ameliorate conflict situations and a culture of peace, Climate Change mitigation, environmental, Land Degradation, Agriculture, Biodiversity, democracy and development based on knowledge of cultural, civic, human rights, environmental and health issues. Abibiman Foundation promotes cultural, formal and non-formal education as well as technical and vocational skill development to enhance employment and job opportunities for a better standard of human. The Foundation upholds the principles of the United Nations and African Union as an accredited member of the UNFCCC,UNGC, GEF,UNCAC Coalition and ECOSOC of the United Nations.
Nyumbani Foundation is a recognized world leader in providing HIV/AIDS services to children and affected families in Kenya. Nyumbani delivers comprehensive medical and home-based HIV/AIDS services in crucial areas of need: diagnostic services and critical medical care, holistic family and community building, education and preventive care, environmental sustainability, and self-reliance. Four Nyumbani programs serve some of the poorest and most vulnerable populations of children, the elderly, and families affected by the devastating HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa:
1. Nyumbani Children’s Home
2. Nyumbani Village
3. Nyumbani Lea Toto Community Outreach
4. Nyumbani Diagnostic Laborarory