CHF International Recieves eBay Foundation Grant

CHF International Recieves eBay Foundation Grant

The grant was made possible as a result of Colin Rule, an eBay Inc. employee who "championed" funding for CHF International. eBay's Champion a Charity program encourages employees to become involved with and advocate for nonprofit organizations that work to improve the quality of life for all. A competitive program through which grant decisions are made by an employee committee, the eBay Foundation Champion a Charity grants are only made to organizations recommended for funding by eBay employees.

About eBay Foundation: eBay Foundation was established by eBay, Inc. in 1998 as a way to give back. Today, the Foudnation works to improve the social and economic well-being of communities by partnering with leading nonprofit organizations. Since its inception, the Foundation has contributed over $14 million to nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Silver Spring, MD—eBay Foundation recently awarded a Champion a Charity grant to support CHF International's program in Rwanda, a broad initiative to enhance the capacity of local NGOs to serve the needs of vulnerable families living with HIV/AIDS. This funding in particular will enable community healthworkers to supply home-based healthcare kits to families who can not afford are are unable to travel to hospitals on a regular basis. This critical component makes a significant difference in quality of life for vulnerable families.

Region: Africa, Rwanda
Area of expertise: HIV/AIDS, Service Delivery