Wen Giving takes a very active, hands-on role in the initial establishment of its projects. We set clear, measurable goals with the aim for each project to become self-supporting after an agreed period of time.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA / Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Australian Wildlife Conservancy is the largest private owner and manager of land for conservation in Australia, protecting endangered wildlife across more than 12.9 million hectares in iconic regions such as the Kimberley, Cape York, Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and the Top End.
Recognising that ‘business as usual’ for conservation in Australia will mean additional extinctions, AWC is developing and implementing a new model for conservation.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA / UWA and Marine Futures Lab
The goal for the Marine Futures Lab is to make a difference. The Marine Futures Lab’s research boasts high academic and real-life impacts. It is used to directly inform and influence both policy and management actions on national and international scales. They are also a founding member of the Ocean Science Council of Australia (OSCA), an independent consortium of leading Australian experts concerned with advancing marine conservation.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA / Lions Outback Vision
Lions Outback Vision was established in 2010 with the support of the Lions Eye Institute and the University of Western Australia. They are a small but dedicated team of eye health professionals that are firmly committed to improving the eye health of rural, remote and Indigenous West Australians.
Lions Outback Vision aims to address the unique challenges of delivering quality specialist eye health care to regional, remote and Indigenous communities across our state with the development and implementation of innovative and sustainable models of service delivery.
Together with their Partners and Supporters, they aim to further develop and build the capacity of local health care providers and planners to deliver accessible, equitable, effective and culturally appropriate eye health care programmes and services to regional, remote and Indigenous West Australians.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA / Curtin University and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute
The Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI) is the only biomedical research institute in the southern hemisphere solely dedicated to developing new treatments for diseases that more commonly occur with older age.
INDIA / Mission for Vision
Mission for Vision (MFV) is a not-for-profit organisation established in the year 2000 to eradicate avoidable blindness through the enablement of high quality, comprehensive and equitable eye health care. It was founded on the basis that poverty is a cause and effect of visual and other disabilities that in-turn increase social divide. Eradicating avoidable blindness will enhance productivity, significantly impact on GDP and promote social and economic equity among nations.
INDIA / LV Prasad Eye Institute
LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is a 30-year-old not-for-profit eye care facility that provides state-of-the-art comprehensive and affordable eye health care to communities. Its mandate also includes training and quality education to all cadres of eye care personnel, translational research and policy advocacy.
INDIA / Sankara Eye Foundation
Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) India is a Not for Profit organisation committed to provide quality eye care services to the poor and marginalised sections of the society. Started as a small primary health care centre in the year 1977 by Dr R.V. Ramani and Dr Radha Ramani, today Sankara is amongst one of the largest and fastest growing social enterprises managing 11 super specialty eye care hospitals located across Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
INDIA / Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra
Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra (NBJK) is one of the largest and respected developmental organisations in East India. NBJK was established in 1971 by four engineering graduates to address the issues of poverty, inequality, illiteracy, health problem and discrimination. From its humble beginnings in a small Dalit hamlet in the village of Bahera in Hazaribaug in the state of Jharkhand, the organisation now has a presence in 10 districts of Jharkhand and Bihar.
INDIA / Siliguri Greater Lions Eye
Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital (SGLEH) is a registered non-profit, non-government premier philanthropic organization in North Bengal. The services rendered by SGLEH are open to all, irrespective of caste, creed, and nationality. Supported by international charity, government departments, local NGOs, and Lions Members, SGLEH provides eye care which is affordable and accessible for the blind and visually impaired of eastern India.
INDIA / Sri Sankara Nethralaya
In 1994 Sri Kanchi Sankara Health and Educational Foundation (SKSHEF) established Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya (SSN) in Guwahati, Assam state, India. SSN is lead by Dr. Harsha Bhattacharjee, Founder, Medical Director & Trustee with an aim to serve society with humanity and the latest technology to cure eye disorders without any discrimination, with affordable cost and free service to those who can’t afford it, in the best possible way.
INDIA / HV Desai Eye Hospital
Located in Pune in Maharashtra state, HV Desai Eye Hospital (HVDEH) is among the largest eye hospitals in Western India. Founded by the Poona Blind Men’s Association (PBMA), this institution provides comprehensive eye services for all the common blinding conditions and also super-specialty care for conditions such as Retinopathy of Prematurity and others.
MALAYSIA / Women's Aid Organisation
Our mission is to end violence against women and promote gender equality in Malaysia. In 1982, we set up Malaysia’s first domestic violence shelter, and today, they’re the largest service provider for domestic violence survivors in Malaysia. They also raise awareness and change mindsets. Because to end violence against women, we need a society that respects women’s rights and dignity.
MALAYSIA / ROSE Foundation
ROSE stands for Removing Obstacles to cervical ScrEening. Their vision is a cervival cancer free future for women in Malaysia. Program ROSE was specifically designed for Malaysian women. Their evidence based approach can save lives and spare women and families from the suffering and financial hardship associated with cervical cancer.
MALAYSIA / Malaysian Mental Health Assocation
Since the inception in 1967, MMHA has been an important voice on mental health in Malaysia. Today, the group of mental health professionals and community leaders work with various establishments and communities to pursue social awareness, inclusive legislations and greater accessibility to mental health services for all.
ASIA / Himalayan Cataract Project
Two ophthalmologists, Dr. Sanduk Ruit and Dr. Geoff Tabin, started the Himalayan Cataract Project to fulfill their personal goals of eradicating as much unnecessary blindness in their lifetimes as possible.
ASIA / Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology
Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization which was officially launched in July 1992 to support the prevention & control of blindness in Nepal and the region. With an aim to act as a model for treatment, research and training. TIO is an active members of the Apex Body for Eye Health, Ministry of Health (MoH), Nepal and works in co-operation with all other eye care centres in Nepal.
EUROPE / Patrons of the Arts, Vatican Museum
The Patrons of the Arts are passionate about the arts’ ability to inspire, elevate, and reveal the human spirit. Our mission is to promote, restore, and conserve the artistic patrimony of the collections and buildings of the Vatican Museums. As an interfaith nonprofit organization, patrons are organized into regional chapters that further its members’ knowledge of these works of art through local events and Vatican Museums activities.