Localize Your Impact


The United Nations Development Programme is mobilizing all our assets to help the most vulnerable prepare for, respond to and recover from the pandemic. Join us in the fight by giving to one of several community impact projects around the globe to protect and support the livelihoods of people affected by COVID-19.



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As the UN’s lead agency on socio-economic impact and recovery, UNDP has been helping countries prepare, respond, and recover from COVID-19. Our global network came together in unprecedented ways to deliver on focused responses on a country level, and through projects like the ones below, you can make a huge difference to prevent the impacts of economic reversals and widespread loss of income.


UNDP will be there to help countries recover long after this crisis is over. Your donation helps make this work possible so that together, we will recover and rebuild better.









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UNDP will be there to help countries recover long after this crisis is over. Your donation helps make this crucial work possible so that together, we will recover and build forward better.




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Current Community Impact Projects



Whether you are personally connected to a particular region of the world, or simply committed to sustainable development in one of the 170 countries and territories UNDP serves, impact giving is the most direct way for individuals to support the nuanced needs of global communities, cultures and peoples. Learn about the UNDP initiatives leading the way towards recovery and resiliency.







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Footprints4 ourFuture


Costa Rica seeks to rebuild a future with nature: a greener, more supportive, inclusive and sustainable future. Providing economic relief while contributing to ecosystem restoration, creating jobs for nurturing, planting at least 200,000 trees and maintaining them for 5 years.



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Open Up India


India’s informal sector workers comprise more than 80% of the labour force and are deeply impacted by COVID-19. Act now to help them rebuild their lives.



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#Edu4All for at-risk children


Short supporting copy: With the funds mobilized from this crowdfunding campaign, the Shuto Orizari Center for daily support for at-risk children in North Macedonia will be equipped with computers and other IT equipment that will help at-risk children to stay on track with their educational needs and learn new skills.



Past Campaigns

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Koh Tao, Better Together


Support COVID impacted communities to sustain their lives and ecosystem  in Koh Tao. With funds generated from this campaign, 200 hundred boat drivers will collect marine debris and clean the beaches under the ‘cash for work’ modality. Households will be able to use the temporary basic income for food and basic utilities.





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Save the Galapagos Islands and Empower its People


Galapagos, the planet's living laboratory, is home to 9,000 unique species and 35,000 humans. COVID-19 caused a complete cessation of tourism putting livelihoods and nature at risk. Support this campaign and guarantee the legacy of Galapagos through employment reactivation and training opportunities.





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Stronger Together for Mauritius


The catastrophic oil spill exacerbated livelihoods of thousands of Mauritians which had been damaged by COVID-19. Your gift will help fishers to rebuild and restore their livelihoods by enabling them to fish off the affected lagoon and to support their families.



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Together for Tamaraws


Keep conservation heroes in their jobs. Rangers protecting the endangered tamaraw buffalos in the Philippines have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19. Campaign contributions prevented illegal poaching while ensuring the rangers’ survival. The campaign has shown the power of working together to protect nature and livelihoods.



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Bringing school back to children


Thousands of girls and boys living in the rural areas of Morocco cannot afford access to digital remote learning. Help us provide tablets and Internet connectivity to vulnerable students to allow them to complete their education during and after COVID-19.