Since Eden’s establishment we have had several donors, from large and small organizations as well as individuals.
The Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT): a multi-donor fund established in Myanmar in 2009 to improve food security, and help people to cope better with shocks and setbacks. LIFT promote agricultural commercialization, climate smart agriculture, financial inclusion, business and skills development, and targeted nutrition support for mothers and children. They fund a migration window to make migration safer, and to connect workers to new economic opportunities and jobs. LIFT is managed by UNOPS.
LIFT support Eden Myanmar’s awareness and outreach activities in Yangon’s trafficking hubs. This includes raising disease awareness in the areas to decrease the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Free HIV testing is offered to women through a mobile clinic within the community which creates a space conducive to discussions about their employment situations, and to offer further support services. The project also provides shelter in a safe house for rescued victims,Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and creative classes for healing and restoration.
CEDAR Fund: an independent Christian relief and development organization founded in Hong Kong in 1991. CEDAR Fund support the vocational training center at one of our Asian sites where the rescued women in the program can learn and work.
Geneva Global: is a philanthropic consulting company that provides a full range of advice and services to help clients with international development. Geneva Global has funded Eden for six years. They support the community centers, safe houses and program costs in one of our Asian cities.
Legacy Collective: a Giving Community focused on partnering, pioneering, and funding sustainable solutions to systemic social issues. Legacy Collective funds two community centers in two of our city sights that provide women with a safe place to meet social workers who can provide psycho-social support. Women can also get involved in vocational training in these centers.