Exotix Limited contributes a portion of its annual revenue to various Charities as a result of its annual charity day in December. We aim to assist the Charities who do excellent work and whose focus is on the countries and regions where we do business. Since 1999, Exotix has donated over US$1,400,000 to various charities.
Please find below some details of the Charities we supported in 2005/06.
Sending Girls in Africa to School
Exotix Limited's 2005 Charity Day transformed the lives of some of the poorest girls in Africa by supporting them to go to school in partnership with the Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED). 156 girls in rural areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania will get the secondary education they need to become confident and educated young women, who will in turn be better able to support themselves and their families and, crucially, to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS. By providing all the material necessities required to complete the four years of secondary education – shoes, school clothing, stationery, books and any school or exam fees – as well as social support from a trained female mentor in each school, Exotix's donation is setting these girls on a path to success to become the future leaders and entrepreneurs of their communities.
ACE (Action in the Community Environment), a registered UK charity, works to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural communities in Kenya so that orphans and vulnerable children can develop to their full potential. ACE's work embraces the promotion of health, education, food security, nutritional assistance, support among the infected and affected and community capacity building.
Rwanda Aid, a Christian charity, primarily operates in the impoverished and isolated region of southwest Rwanda. It seeks to assist needy people post-genocide and promotes self-help. Rwanda Aid, with the Cyangugu Anglican Church, helps rebuild homes, provides education, training, livestock and health care. It encourages hard work and a spirit of reconciliation.
The Romanian Foyer Trust
The Romanian Foyer Trust is a registered charity (No. 1082056), founded in 2000, to raise funds (entirely by private donation) to finance the work of our Romanian sister charity, the Fundatia Romana a Caminelor de Transit Foyer, in Satu Mare, a town in NW Romania. Our Foyer house was opened there in September 2002 to accommodate up to 18 young persons who have had to leave their Children's Homes at 18, entirely unprepared for an independent life. At the Foyer they are given safe accommodation, support with everyday life skills and help with finding and keeping a job by our four Romanian staff who have acted as friend and mentor to 46 young persons in the first 3 ½ years since the opening of the Foyer.