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Here's an excerpt of a presentation and Q&A by Mariana Marques, who shared Azimuth World Foundation's work with students at the D. Filipa de Lencastre High school, in Lisbon, Portugal. "We must le...  read more
Just this year, Sharman Apt Russell, science and nature writer whose works have been translated into nine languages, published Within Our Grasp: Childhood Malnutrition Worldwide and the Revolution Tak...  read more
Safe Water
Update on our safe water project in Malawi at the Engucwini Health Centre and surrounding communities, with testimonies from Ulemu Sibande, resident of Engucwini, and Dr. Bester Zimba, the clinician i...  read more
Humankind and Nature
Just before COVID-19 hit, while traveling through Uganda, we met John Magnay, head of agriculture for Opportunity International in Africa, and had a great conversation. We talked about microloans, agr...  read more
Humankind and Nature
Non-indigenous people must join indigenous peoples in their fight against the exploitative and extractive industries that make land uninhabitable and violate human rights.  Because it really is a...  read more
Humankind and Nature
A few months ago, AWF partnered with the CDF to fund their work in the unique and very species-rich Scalesia Forest endemic to the Galápagos Islands. Read about the outcome of this Project: https...  read more
Public Health
Last week we got to witness a significant breakthrough, both scientific and humanitarian. The World Health Organization approved a Malaria vaccine for the very first time. As this New York Times artic...  read more
Safe Water
Water scarcity and unsafe water can be issues affecting entire regions. But we keep seeing how, in many cases, these issues disproportionately affect specific communities within countries or regions. ...  read more
Public Health
Last year, AWF awarded a grant to the Bwindi Community Hospital to promote Batwa healthcare by having a nurse work closely with this community who has endured terrible human rights violations. Learn m...  read more
Humankind and Nature
Azimuth World Foundation applauds and welcomes the approval of Motion 129 by the IUCN. The motion "Avoid the point of no return in the Amazon by protecting 80% by 2025" was proposed by COICA together ...  read more
Humankind and Nature
While world leaders, scientists and activists gathered in the IUCN Congress in Marseille to discuss strategies to preserve biodiversity and halt climate change, Indigenous Peoples called for a seat at...  read more
Public Health
In 2006, the Ugandan Coalition of Civil Society Organizations made a grave warning about the Batwa, a 60,000-year-old indigenous people: they were in danger of extinction. Dispossession of their ances...  read more