The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)

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With a presence in 131 countries, we work alongside communities to improve the health, economic, educational and spiritual conditions of the world’s most vulnerable.
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HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL: Tuning in to Healthy Habits
It’s Give Global month here at Global Impact and we’re celebrating the work of our charities across all of our 11 cause areas and thinking about how these areas connect and build on one another.

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For decades, The Salvation Army in developed countries has been blessed to financially support the work of counterparts in developing nations, whether in emergency relief, community projects, or simply the daily costs of operating in some of the most challenging parts of the world. But what if The Salvation Army in wealthier countries could do…
In the African nation’sKenya’s male-dominated culture, a woman’s husband is often her sole source of financial support. If she loses her husband – or he loses his ability to provide – the entire family can spiral hopelessly into poverty. That’s what the Salvation Army’s WORTH program – a microfinance banking and skills training program aimed…
TIJUANA, Mexico – No one is at greater risk for victimization than those who are alone and without resources in an unfamiliar locale. And unfortunately, it’s an all too common story on the streets of Tijuana. Desperate and with seemingly nowhere to turn, recent deportees are easy targets for human traffickers. Among the most vulnerable…