STUF United Fund Inc.
TACL is proud to be affiliated with STUF United Fund Inc, a United Nations-recognized NGO that assists non-profit organizations around the world in their efforts in charity relief, education & culture, environmental protection, and public health.
Started by Taiwanese Americans in the U.S., STUF United Fund has been impacting lives globally since its inception in 2009. Here are some projects they have worked on:
- CAMBODIA EDUCATION PROJECT
Cambodia Education Project helps the people of Cambodia, particularly the youth, by providing education in computing, English, and Chinese. The program sets up learning centers to provide education to youth in towns and rural villages. The program has helped more than 8,000 children in 20 educational centers throughout Cambodia.
- GARDEN OF HOPE – NY
Garden of Hope – NY helps women and children who suffer from domestic violence walk out of fear. The organization helps abused women with hotline support, safety planning, emergency shelter, and legal referrals. It also educates the public through workshops and training to raise public awareness. Children who witness or experience abuse is provided with free tutoring, mentoring, and summer programs.
- GENEROSITY WATER
Information from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) shows that 783 million people in the world do not have access to clean water. Generosity Water is dedicated to ending the clean water crisis in developing countries through strategic partnerships and in-depth accountability. By working with “Generosity Water,” STUF United Fund’s first water well was completed in 2013 in Haiti, benefiting 1,000 local residents; the second well was completed in 2015, helping 500 people in the rural area of Ghana.
- IMVULA FOUNDATION
The goal of Imvula Foundation NPC in South Africa is to strengthen communities through sports programs and training courses, especially swimming, since drowning is a massive problem in the area. STUF United Fund provided the funding needed to create 11 portable, inflation swimming pools in the Mdantsane region. The program will enable thousands of primary school learners to have weekly swimming lessons.
- FUNDACION PARA LA SALUD LOS ANGELES PARAGUAY-CHINA
The Foundation collaborates with Hospital Los Angeles Paraguay-China in Paraguay to provide health and medical need to the children and adults in the local area. The incubator program for immature babies has saved more than 5,300 infants. In addition, 112 nutritional stations are set up to offer soybean milk to local residents, benefiting more than 4,100 families. Through monthly e-Newsletters and setting up a designated fund, STUF United Fund shares the foundation’s updates with international readers who are willing to support their causes.
If you would like to learn more about STUF United Fund and their efforts, please visit their website at www.stufunited.org/en/.