Giving-Back

Giving Back

What philanthropic initiatives does your company take part in? Through our Change Your Life, Change The World initiative, each profit-art program is tied to a non-profit partner who supports women. That means social change is baked into our business model. When you invest in yourself through our coaching products and programs, you’re also investing in helping make the world a better place.

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Partnered with Art of Balance www.kiva.org

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We’re passionate about making a difference. Nothing makes us more excited than using our skills and resources to increase prosperity, and well-being on the planet. Kiva is a non-profit organisation with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

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Making a loan on Kiva is so simple that you may not realize how much work goes on behind the scenes. Kiva works with microfinance institutions on five continents to provide loans to people without access to traditional banking systems. One hundred percent of your loan is sent to these microfinance institutions, which we call Field Partners, who administer the loans in the field.

Kiva relies on a world wide network of over 450 volunteers who work with our Field Partners, edit and translate borrower stories, and ensure the smooth operation of countless other Kiva programs.100% of every dollar you lend on Kiva goes directly towards funding loans; Kiva does not take a cut. Furthermore, Kiva does not charge interest to our Field Partners, who administer the loans.

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Partnered with Art of Play www.asca.org.au

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ASCA is an Australian national peak body which advances the health and wellbeing of women and communities affected by childhood trauma, for this and future generations.

There are an estimate 4-5 million adult survivors of childhood trauma in Australia. This includes woman who have experienced childhood abuse in all its forms, neglect, family and community violence in childhood and/or other adverse childhood events.

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ASCA provides professional support, education and training programs, as well as a trauma-informed approach to care to improve the lives of women abused as children. It also advocates nationally for the often complex needs of trauma survivors to be better met.

ASCA’s symbol is the tangled knot. When children are abused they become confused … life, even in adulthood, can be chaotic and tangled.

ASCA helps untangle the knot of child abuse for adults who were abused as children. ASCA helps those who have experienced childhood trauma to recover.

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Partnered with Art of Work www.salvationarmy.org.au

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Family and domestic violence is a serious social issue in Australia. The Salvation Army is dedicated to providing support to survivors of violence and their children through a variety of emergency responses such as refuge accommodation, and long-term support.

The majority of victims of family and domestic violence are women. Domestic violence is the single largest cause of women and children becoming homeless. The Salvation Army directs resources to ensure that women and children have the support they need to leave a violent home environment.

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Nationally, the salvos help more than 2,000 women escaping domestic violence, as well as additional numbers of women and children at risk, through specific women’s programs and family/domestic violence services each year.

Refuges operated by The Salvation Army are open to all women escaping domestic violence who are in need of safe accommodation and personal support.

Over recent years an increasing number of women awaiting refugee status are seeking accommodation in these shelters as they have no income and lack access to accommodation within the community.