You do not have to take a long journey to reach out to women and children around the world. Here are some links that offer large and small ways to help them realize their dreams.
Afghan Institute of Learning
Improving access for women and children to education and health services
(Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Services for Afghanistan)
Supporting communities in their own development solutions, and promoting a healthy society with emphasis on women and children.
Reconstruction and development, especially empowerment of women
Pledge to give to a child world wide when you give to your own grandchildren
Paola Gianturco documents the lives of women and children around the world. Her website has a wealth of easy to access links to all kinds of projects and organizations.
The Virginia Gildersleeve Foundation supports women-led grassroots projects around the world.