Annual Report 2012
Friends of Humanity has recently released its 2012 Annual Report. To read it click here (pdf).
2012 was a year of continued progress for Friends of Humanity. Our main objective was to reinforce our support of four main projects in education, health care, and human rights, and to continue our role as a platform where companies, donors, and social projects can meet and share their ideas and experiences.
In 2012, FOH supported 4 projects in 4 different countries: the Alice Project in India, the Maison Shalom in Burundi, Lamp of the Path in Mongolia, and RIDS Family of Four in Nepal. Our funds mainly came from public institutions and private donations.
In 2012, we managed to reinforce several partnerships with private companies and public institutions. In 2012, shop&help was a laureate of the Ashoka competition for social entrepreneurship in Geneva. Ashoka is global organization whose mission is to identify, select and support innovative social entrepreneurs. It is great recognition of our work, and we will continue to build the program as a unique means for donors to support our projects In 2012, shop&help continued its growth and generated a sustainable amount of revenues where up to 85% go to support humanitarian projects.
In 2012, Graziella Zanoletti, FOH president, was able to participate in a high level meeting, "Happiness and Well-being: Defining a New Economic Paradigm," at the United Nations Headquarters as a representative of the Alice Project in India.