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2016 Stars Impact Award Winners Announced

Posted by: Angie on 03 Jan 2017
in News

Stars is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Stars Impact Awards, marking ten years of the flagship programme.

The following 23 locally-led organisations are being recognised for the impact they have made on underserved children in their communities.

Representatives from each award-winning NGO will take the stage at the Philanthropreneurship Forum, entitled “Generation Impact: Harnessing the Power of Giving” which will be held at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna next Monday.

Africa-Middle East Winners

Al Amal Society for the Deaf
Al Kamandjâti
Alrowwad Cultural and Arts Society
Association Anaïs
Association Meilleur Avenir pour Nos Enfants (AMANE) 
Defense for Children International - Palestine
El Amal Rehabilitation Society – Rafah
Palestinian Counseling Center

Asia-Pacific Winners

Child Helpline Cambodia
Children in Families
CRIBS Foundation, Inc.
Katilingban Para Sa Kalambuan, Inc. 
Live and Learn for Environment and Community
NORFIL Foundation, Inc.
Rachel House
Roots of Health

Latin America-Caribbean

Centro de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos (PROMSEX)
Enfoque Niñez
Fundación Junto Con Los Niños - JUCONI
Fundación Renacer
Instituto para el Desarrollo Humano – Bolivia
Paraguay Educa

Between them, the 23 organisations reached more than 240,000 people last year across 11 countries. Winners receive US$50,000 in flexible funding in addition to capacity building support.

To date, through the Impact Awards, Stars Foundation has awarded 130 organisations in 41 countries, reaching over 5 million people.