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Acela - Celiac assistance in Argentina
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The Acela (de la Asistencia al Coeliac Argetina), is a nonprofit organization formed by parents and celiac patients, who banded together to try to give a better quality of life for patients and their families, within the power of community.

Acela Argentina is an organization and like others around the world develops valuable work for all those who have to avoid gluten.

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In this fortnight: Gluten & Gluten free
Previous fortnight: Me & My home
Habitat for humanity
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The "Habitat for Humanity" is an international organization present in 90 countries.

Their ultimate goal is to eliminate house poverty through the (re) construction of homes for families in need. Volunteering is one of the precious aids to all projects that are underway worldwide. There are volunteers who travel around the world, but very close to you there can be an Habitat where you can help – check it!

Helena Pina-Vaz, Board Chair at Habitat for Humanity Portugal , answered us some questions.

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Fortnight started in 31 December 2012: Give & Receive
World Wild Helpers
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The NGO we honor this week is the World Wild Helpers.

It is a platform that gathers more than 21 000 volunteers and helps with travel arrangements in which the goal is to give work hours to help communities throughout the world, in everything they need the most. Building homes, helping with gardening or simply giving some love ... the projects are very embracing.
Certainly those who give work hours, see their effort rewarded largely with the joy they bring to the places where they pass! They receive much more than they give!

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Intermón Oxfam
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The NGO we honor this week is Intermón Oxfam.

The Intermón Oxfam is a Spanish NGO with the mission of fighting for disadvantaged populations around the world as part of a global movement aimed at eradicating poverty and injustice.
"Droughts are inevitable, hunger is not" - is one of the examples of slogans that move this NGO!


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Fortnight started in 17 December 2012: Studying & Learning
Khan Academy
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The NGO we honor this week is the Khan Academy.
This is an organization that operates through a website accessible to all, as if we were in a virtual classroom that we share with the world, adapted to the needs of each person and for free.  Continue reading
Fortnight started in 5 November 2012: Cooking & Eating
Portuguese Federation of Food Banks
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Following the interview we posted yesterday, the NGO we want to emphasize this fortnight, is the Portuguese Federation of Food Banks.
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