NCP Special Projects
Healing and hope for earth and its people
"I've seen these projects, and I can confidently say that any money you give will do good things for the people of Nimule, South Sudan...people I've met and come to love. There's no middle man and no overhead...one of the things that makes New Community Project great." - NCP Solidarity Worker Sarah Durnbaugh (read more of Sarah’s report)
Ever wonder if the things we do in the world make a difference? We’d like to think that in struggling communities and ecosystems around the world, NCP is having a positive impact.
Give a Girl a Chance
This NCP program helps girls and women in Burma, Nepal, South Sudan and the Dominican Republic get the education and skills training they need to live happy, healthy and productive lives. For girls, experts say that an education is the key to later marriage, fewer children, and a life of opportunity—yet millions either never attend school or withdraw at an early age due to gender or poverty—or lack of sanitary materials. Women often are reduced to near-slave labor, the sex trade or work that is at best demeaning and unrewarding. Give a Girl a Chance works with grassroots groups to address the challenges facing girls and women respectfully, effectively and efficiently. Find out more here.
If a Tree Falls...
This effort supports reforestation efforts in South Sudan and Burma, and helps preserve threatened rainforest in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Restoring and protecting forests provides flood protection, carbon storage, water purification, climate regulation, wildlife habitat and homes for native communities, usable natural products, and preserves the beauty and integrity of these last remaining wild places. NCP also works to create efficient, culturally appropriate and life-saving wood-conserving stoves in Guatemala. In each location, we work through local partners who in turn work with their own communities to create a healthy and sustainable environment. Find out more here.