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Meet ACFID’s new members

Nov 19, 2020 | ACFID News

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Today, ACFID officially welcomed on board a large number of new members at our Annual General Meeting. ACFID is now joined by 11 new members: 10 full members and one affiliate member.

Commenting, ACFID CEO Marc Purcell said:

“Joining ACFID means more than simply becoming a member – it means joining an experienced and powerful mix of like-minded organisations committed to best international development practice.

The journey to gaining ACFID membership is not light-touch. It involves measuring development practice against a professional standard that is developed and maintained by their peers”

ACFID is delighted to welcome these organisations into a network that collaborates across policy, programming, governance, advocacy, and more – all using the extensive experience of the broad and diverse membership.

ACFID’s newest members are:

  • Educating the Future, who aim to empower members of impoverished communities to achieve an improved quality of life and capacity to achieve their potential.
  • John Fawcett Foundation, a humanitarian not-for-profit organisation which assists people in need in Indonesia, particularly in the field of sight restoration and blindness prevention.
  • MAF International, a Christian organisation whose mission is to fly light aircraft and to use other technologies to bring help and hope to people in some of the world’s most remote and isolated communities.
  • This Life, who empowers Cambodians to make an impact on complex social justice issues, using grassroots community consultation and development techniques, and strengths-based case management for direct service provision to children and families.
  • Global School Partners, who facilitates partnerships between schools in Australia and schools in developing nations to enable students from across the globe to connect, share and learn with one another.
  • Global EverGreening Alliance, who works with, and through, its numerous member organisations – and with governments and multi-lateral agencies – to implement massive land restoration programs.
    Australian Federation of Aids Organisations (AFAO), who is the national federation for the HIV community response. Part of its broader mission is to support stronger civil society responses to HIV, health and human rights in Asia and the Pacific.
    Destiny Rescue Australia, who plays a leading role in ending the sexual exploitation and trafficking of children, and operate rescue, aftercare and prevention programs in countries around the world.
    Disaster Relief Australia, who unites the skills and experience of military veterans with emergency services specialists to rapidly deploy disaster relief teams in Australia and around the world in the wake of natural disasters.
    Indigo Foundation, who supports local grassroots partners to empower women and girls, improve education and health outcomes, secure better livelihoods and defend human rights.
    Institute for Economics and Peace (Affiliate Member), who use data driven research to show that peace is a positive, tangible and achievable measure of human well-being and development.
    ACFID’s full list of members can be viewed on our website.

If you are interested in ACFID membership, please contact ACFID’s Member & Stakeholder Engagement Lead via [email protected]

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