Projects we’ve supported

Take a look at the projects and initiatives we’ve worked with over the past few months, and learn how you have helped us build a better future for many!

 
 

De la mano con la calle

FOSTERING HORIZONTAL RELATIONSHIPS AND REVALUATION FOR PEOPLE IN STREET CONDITIONS.

JULY-2018: $600 PLEDGE

De la Mano con la Calle was born as an initiative focused on the well-being of people in street conditions. With help from volunteers, doctors, hairdressers, photographers, and sponsors they provide food, clothing, recreational activities and more importantly, a space in their hearts! 

 
 
 

La liga de la leche

PROVIDING BREASTFEEDING HELP AND SUPPORT TO NEW PARENTS

MAY-2018: $648 PLEDGE

La Leche League helps mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education.

As an international non-profit organization, they also promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an essential element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.

CETAV: Center of Technology and Visual Arts

PROVIDING YOUNG PEOPLE TECHNICAL SKILLS IN AREAS OF TECHNOLOGY AND VISUAL ARTS

MARCH-2018: $700 PLEDGE

The Center for Technology and Visual Arts (CETAV) is a program of the Ministry of Culture and Youth (MCJ), which takes place in the Liberty Park (Parque La Libertad).

It's best known for being a social inclusion project, which seeks to promote human development and train young people to specialize in technical careers aligned with the demands of the market.

 
 

She's The First

FIGHTING GENDER INEQUALITY THROUGH EDUCATION

NOVEMBER-2017: $624 PLEDGE

Many obstacles keep girls all around the world from finishing school, such as poverty, long and dangerous routes to school, higher costs of schooling, emphasis on early marriage and traditional roles, among others. “She’s the First” is an organization that supports girls who face these type of obstacles for them to become the first in their families to graduate! 

La esquina

SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE THAT ARE IN A HIGH-RISK SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT

OCTOBER-2017: $600 PLEDGED

La Esquina” is a Costa Rican social project that focuses on supporting teens that are in a high-risk social environment, as well as generating social awareness at a national level of the conditions that could lead young people to enter crime. 

 
 

Global Peace Film Festival

USING THE FILMS AS CATALYSTS FOR CHANGE

AUGUST-2017: $530 PLEDGED

Our August pledge is The Global Peace Film Festival. Established in 2003, it uses the power of the moving image to further the cause of peace on earth. The festival program is carefully curated to create a place for open dialogue, using the films as catalysts for change.

AzuKo

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES THROUGH DESIGN

JULY-2017: $545 PLEDGED

Our July pledge designs with disadvantaged communities and enables them to create the world they dream of. The architecture charity, AzuKo, uses design as a tool for sustainable development and provides opportunities for people to be involved in creating a more just world. AzuKo’s projects range from housing, sanitation, and playspace in Bangladesh to holistic placemaking and design education in the UK.
 
 

Girls Garage

FEAR LESS. BUILD MORE.

JUNE-2017: $574 PLEDGED

Our June pledge teaches young people to design and build their future using heart, hands, and hammers. Their program, Girls Garage, is a one-of-a-kind design and building workspace for girls 9-13.

 

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Our commitment

 
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Since February 2017, we have committed to investing 1% of our subscription revenue, to the initiatives that we handpick for CONTRAST. 

This initiative required us to commit to a new level of transparency about our user base and our growth that makes us accountable to the projects we support, and to our customers. 

 
 

Where your subscription goes

 
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*We invest 1% of our subscription revenue, that is, 1% of our MRR.

 
 
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