Arte em Movimento Music Teacher Support

This year has been horrible for schools all across the world. For many years we have been supporting the school Instituição Evangélica de Novo Hamburgo. They are a private school that educate children from kindergarten to high school. We have supported them for many years because they run projects to lift up there surrounding underprivileged community.   This year they … Read More

Christ Faith Home for Children support

We have been support Christ Faith Home for Children (CFHC) for over 10 years. They support and empower parentless children, deserted women and people living below the poverty life. To help these individuals they run an orphanage, school and vocational training centre. We have supported them over the years and helped them improve their orphanage, build a vocational training building … Read More

Change the Game Open School

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ORFL decided to Support Open School, a school in Portland Oregon that is trying to innovate education. They try to provide students education that suites them since traditional school did not help them and they were at risk of dropping out of school. Open School provides students with an environment that supports them and provides them what they need to … Read More

Dormitory for Christ Faith Home For Children

In the summer of 2018 Overseas Resources Foundation Limited donated to Christ Faith Home for Children (CFHC) to help them build a boy’s dormitory. On the 1st of June 2019 it was finally opened after many storms and delays.   CFHC mission is to empower children, deserted women and people living below the poverty line through education and vocational training. … Read More

Gaza Sky Geeks

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  In summer of 2017 we decided to support Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG). A start-up hub, incubator, accelerator and community centre for coders or learners of code in Gaza. Gaza Sky Geeks was founded in 2011 in partnership with Google and Mercy Corps.   The idea came about because Gaza has a highly educated population however because their boarders are … Read More

Renovating the multi-media room for Centro de Vivência Redentora

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Fundação SEMEAR serves the poor in Brazil. It offers children and young adults a range of programmes to help them build self-esteem, learn new skills and deter them from falling victim to violence, drug trafficking or child labour.  Fundação SEMEAR built Centro de Vivência Redentora (CVR) to give it a space to serve socially vulnerable children and teenagers from favela … Read More

A new training block for the blind

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In December 2016 with the help of our India team we decided to support Indian Association for the Blind (IAB). We have been supporting IAB for many years. They are a South Indian based non-profit that is helping in the education, employment and rehabilitation of visually challenged people. IAB mission is “To provide comprehensive education, rehabilitation and employment opportunities for … Read More

Mercy Corps projects

In May 2017 we went to see Mercy Corps. They proposed two new project so us, Gaza Sky Geeks and a Social Venture Fund (SVF). The Social Venture fund is investing in social ventures and for-profit companies with long term impact. Mercy Corps wants to partner with ORFL. The aim of their SVF is to improve the lives of 4 … Read More

Impact Investing

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ORFL supports Haverfords impact investing initiative programme ORFL helped to start a Microfinance and impact investing initiative programme (Mi3) in 2011 at Haverford College in the USA. In 2016 it has completed its fifth year and accomplished many things. The impact investing initiative programme which is run at Haverford aims to allow students to shadow companies that are trying to … Read More

Transforming China’s Rural Schools

China Schools Foundation’s (CSF) vision is to transform rural China’s far-flung primary schools into progressive laboratories of learning. While this same vision is held at the highest policy-making levels in China, in reality, the effort is hindered by unfavorable school conditions, and a lack of programs to promote creative and independent thinking. The need to create productive futures for children … Read More