FUNDED PROGRAMS

UMANO FUNDED PROGRAMS

 Get to know our sponsored projects.

Permaculture & Education

Indonesia
Rumah Belajar Anak Alam is an organization on the Sumbawa Island of Indonesia. They’re building an egological learning facility and excepting eco-bricks as payment from the students. 

Vegan Fashion Canada

Canada
Vegan Fashion Canada, based out of Waterloo is on a mission to elevate animal-free fashion on the catwalk and in the media, utilising fashion as a tool for activism and social justice.

Children of Sex Workers

Pakistan
Sustainable Intervention Drive is based in the red-light district of Lahore, Pakistan, providing and facilitating in the provision of health, educational, vocational, and counseling services.

Advocates for Sustainability

Chile
Based out of Santiago, Vegetarianos Hoy is working with society, companies, and governments to promote animal welfare and a more ethical, healthy, and sustainable way of eating in Latin America. If you want to change the world, start with your plate! 

Community Hub & Vegan Cafe

Canada
Studio.89 is a non-profit community hub and fair trade cafe providing a free space for events, workshops, and resources. With a focus on youth leadership development and social justice, they aim to be good for humans, animals, and the planet in all that they do.

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BE THE CHANGE.
THEN BUILD THE CHANGE!

THE KAAVAN PLEDGE

 

I pledge to think critically and with compassion about my relationship with animals 

- I will advance my knowledge about the sentience of animals
- I will research and consider my decisions to use products and support activities that abuse and exploit animals
- I will learn about what happens to animals in industrial farming, laboratories, zoos, circuses, and fashion
- I will abstain from participation in animal exploitation and educate others 

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THE EMPATHY PLEDGE

I believe that Empathy can reduce suffering in the world, therefore I pledge that:

- I will make a conscious effort to enhance my empathetic abilities

- I will be mindful of my ego which can discourage my ability to relate to others

- I will stand and speak up for the well-being of humans, animals, and our planet

- I will align my thoughts, speech, and actions with the core principle of empathy

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