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Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation and Seacology Protect Indonesian Rain Forest

A village in the rain forest of Indonesia recently received a new civic center as a gift for their people and is reciprocating with a gift of their own to their land.

 

The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation Helped more than 1,300 Children in Greater China

The Greater China Children’s Heart Fund provides life-saving corrective heart surgeries for underprivileged children suffering from congenital heart disease. The Fund steps in and provides surgeries for children whose families cannot afford the operation. Meet one of the children the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation saved last year.

 

12th Nu Hope Library Gives Children in South Korea Hope and Education

Through Force for Good funds, two libraries have been built each year since 2008. There are currently 12 libraries, and a goal to continue building two every year. Children attending the elementary school in Gyeongnam Uiryeong Daeui province in South Korea were all smiles as they celebrated the opening of the Nu Hope Library in their community.

 

SAFI Changes Malawian Lives

Before attending SAFI, Ndevusayiti and Zeliya Chinjikani’s lives were often plagued with hunger. After graduating from SAFI, their farm has successfully grown and now they can even afford to raise pigs. Their relatives’ and neighbors’ lives have also improved because of the SAFI farming techniques the Chinjikani’s are sharing.

 

The Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund Helped more than 440 Children

The South East Asia Children’s Heart Fund provides life-saving corrective heart surgeries for underprivileged children suffering from congenital heart disease. The Fund steps in and provides surgeries for children whose families cannot afford the operation. Meet one of the children the Fund saved last year.

 

Planting Hope in 2013

In 2013, fruit trees will be planted and given to underprivileged children who are struggling to provide for themselves. Children will be able to use the trees for sustainable food production as well as a source of income. Thanks to Nu Skin’s distributors and customers who have purchased Epoch Body Butter, new trees will provide lasting benefits to children in need.

 

Creating Smiles in Malawi Through Educate the Children

After Elida Mandara’s parents died 10 years ago, her grandfather began providing for Elida and her two siblings. He was able to pay for her to attend secondary school, but was unable to provide the means for her to attend college. Because of ETC she was able to attend and graduate from college in December of 2012.

 

2012 Seacology Review

The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation has generously donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Seacology, an island preservation organization. Through the Foundations’ partnership with Seacology, nearly 2 million acres of island habitat have been protected.

 

SAFI Graduates Thank Donors

The most recent graduates from the School of Agriculture for Family Independence thank the generous donors from Nu Skin that have made their journey to independence possible. In a graduation address, gratitude was expressed on behalf of SAFI for the efforts of Napoleon Dzombe and the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation for changing the lives of so many people in Malawi. The clip also highlights the day-to-day happenings of SAFI as students learn more efficient farming skills and implement them to become independent.

 

Families Seeking Independence Through Education at SAFI

Thirty family’s lives are beginning to change forever. New families were welcomed to the The School of Agriculture for Family Independence (SAFI) at the Mtalimanja village in Malawi. After being chosen by the chief of their home villages to attend SAFI, families from all over the country gather to learn how to farm more efficiently. SAFI’s vision is to educate both parents and children, ensuring the ideals of self-sufficiency last for generations to come.

 

Providing Hope Through Economic Opportunity

Nu Skin humanitarian partner Napoleon Dzombe and Nu Skin’s Director of Humanitarian Operations Brent Goddard are highlighted in a China Educational Television (CETV) feature story about the 2012 Malawi Trip.

 

Celebrating Smiles at the Southeast Asia Regional Convention

Partners of the Southeast Asia Children's Heart Fund thank the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation for their generous donations. The Southeast Asia Children's Heart Fund provides life-saving surgeries for underprivileged children suffering from congenital heart disease by funding corrective heart surgery. Since 1998, the fund has provided grants to help more than 4,500 children receive life-saving heart surgeries.

 

Nu Skin Responds To Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of the devastation caused by hurricane weather on the East Coast of the United States and Caribbean, Nu Skin Enterprises announced today that it is supporting the relief efforts with an initial donation of more than $400,000 in cash and in-kind donations.

 

Building a New Generation of Hope
Unfortunately, some years ago, 22-year-old Mike Phili lost his father. He and his five brothers and one sister live with their mother. Mike’s mother could not support the family and afford to send any of her children to receive additional education after primary school. Unable to pay his school fees, Mike turned to the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation Educate the Children Initiative.

 

SAFI Families Honor their Donors with Beaded Necklaces to Say “Zikomo”

As the current SAFI families prepare to head home for their second year extension program, they are expressing gratitude for their donors. In appreciation for the life-long gift the scholarship donors gave to them, SAFI students hand-crafted beaded necklaces for their sponsors.

 

2012 SAFI Graduation

Twenty nine lives were forever changed with the graduation of the 2012 School of Agriculture for Family Independence (SAFI) class on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Families who have graduated from the program now have the skills and education from SAFI to be self-sufficient in providing for their families, completely enhancing their lives. More than 1,000 people joined the President of Malawi, Joyce Banda in congratulating the SAFI graduates in their accomplishment.

 

Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children's Heart Fund Wins Gold Stevie Award in 2012 International Business Awards

Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the “Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand” category in the annual International Business Awards.

 

School Rebuilding in Haiti Update

After the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, the Nu Skin family joined together to provide much needed relief to those affected by the disaster. Through employee’s and distributor’s generous donations, the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation was able to provide a grant to rebuild an elementary school in Carrefour.

 

Blake Roney and Napoleon Dzombe Awarded for their Work in Malawi

This year, Blake Roney and humanitarian partner, Napoleon Dzombe were honored with an international Communitas Award for their work in Malawi through the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation’s SAFI initiative.

 

SAFI Kids Make Thank You Drawings For Donors

The current SAFI families are finishing up their first year at Mtalimanja Village. As these students prepare to head home for the second year extension program, the children in the village took some time to draw pictures for the generous donors who provided their family with a scholarship, funding their education and living expenses while at SAFI.

 

China Children’s Heart Fund Helping More than 760 Children

The China Children’s Heart Fund has been a partner of the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation since 2008. The Heart Fund provides life-saving surgeries for children suffering from congenital heart disease whose families cannot afford the operation. Learn more about Wayne, a recipient of the Heart Fund.

 

Nu Skin Distributors Raise 11,000 Euro to Keep Malawi Children Warm

When Nu Skin distributor leaders in Europe heard that winter was approaching and children in Malawi were in desperate need of blankets to keep warm, they immediately wanted to get involved.

 

Seacology Approved New Education Project in Fiji

Secology, a partner of the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation, has just approved the much-needed construction of a kingergarden in Fiji. Kindergarden children at the Qumusea school have never before had their own building in which to study and learn.  Once the kindergarden is built, these young children will be able to better succeed in school.

 

Nu Skin Supports Victims Of The Worst Flooding Thailand’s Seen In 50 Years

With the Help of Distributors and Employees, Nu Skin Aids in Thailand Flood Relief Efforts.

Nu Skin’s Force for Good culture is most apparent in times of disaster when hope is most needed.

 

Nu Skin Japan Children’s Hope Project Helps Children Affected by Great Eastern Japan Earthquake

Founded in 2011 by Nu Skin distributors and employees, the Nu Skin Children of Hope Project provides continuous, long-term support to children affected by the 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan.

 

A Look Back on 15 Years of Improving Lives

The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation concluded its 15th anniversary in 2011 by celebrating its rich history and its ability to raise more than $25 million to improve the lives of children by offering hope for a life free from disease, illiteracy, and poverty. Learn about all of the projects that took place in 2011.

 

New Malawi Families Offered Life-Changing Education

The School of Agriculture for Family Independence (SAFI) Malawi enrolled 29 families in August, giving them the opportunity to learn proper agricultural techniques and improve their quality of life.

 

Ronnie Park Named Force for Good Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

At the 2011 Nu Skin Force for Good Gala, Ronnie Park from South Korea was named the Lifetime Achievement Award Winner. Mr. Park has played an integral part in establishing the one percent commission deduction donation program in Korea—a program that has now spread to 23 markets and has raised significant funds to help worthy children’s projects.

 

Nu Skin Distributors Raise 11,000 Euro to Keep Malawi Children Warm

When Nu Skin distributor leaders in Europe heard that winter was approaching and children in Malawi were in desperate need of blankets to keep warm, they immediately wanted to get involved.

 

Nu Skin Recognized for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

Nu Skin was recently praised for a second year with two Communitas Awards for outstanding corporate social responsibility programs through the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation. The awards recognize the foundation’s ongoing support of the School of Agriculture for Family Independence (SAFI) at Mtalimanja Village in Malawi, as well as a collective of grants to help improve the education of children around the world.

 

Foundation Celebrates Malawi Graduates: Families Learn Life Skills at Mtalimanja Village

On the morning of June 18, 64 students dressed in traditional graduation caps and gowns were joined by more than 1,000 Malawian and international guests to celebrate the completion of a two-year agricultural program from the School of Agriculture for Family Independence (SAFI) at Mtalimanja Village.

 

Groundbreaking Donations Provide Relief for Japan

July 18, 2011—Participating in today’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Nu Skin Innovation Center were Team Elite distributors who made the winning bid to be part of this historic event. A major source of funding for the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation is through auctions and at this year’s annual Team Elite incentive trip in New York City four distributor teams pledged $25,000 for disaster relief efforts in Japan.

 

Force for Good Day Around the World

In June, Nu Skin employees and distributors around the world participated in Nu Skin’s annual Force for Good Day to improve the lives of children in their communities. Take a look at some of the highlights:

 

Seacology Updates Two Island Schools

The Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation continues its ongoing partnership with Seacology to improve the education and environment of young islanders. This year, two communities will benefit from educational advancements funded by grants from the Foundation to Seacology. In exchange for updated educational facilities the island communities of Wanang and Ketei agree to environmental preservation.

 

Nu Skin Family Meets Goal of Raising $1.2 million for Japan Disaster Relief Efforts (April 2011)

This message is to update you on the status of the Nu Skin’s efforts to provide relief to those in Japan suffering from the impact of the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, as well as the resulting radiation emanating from the Fukushima nuclear energy plant.

 

Nu Skin CEO Truman Hunt issues a challenge to donate 100 million Yen to Japan Disaster Relief (March 2011)

Since Nu Skin’s inception, our mission has been to be a force for good in the world.  Today we have an opportunity to step forward and truly make a difference in Japan. Last Friday we all watched with grave concern as the Japan earthquake and resulting tsunami left incredible devastation in their wake. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those affected by this tragedy.

 

Inspiring Projects From Around the World (June 2010)

Each year, Nu Skin employees and distributors around the world demonstrate their commitment to be a force for good through service-oriented Force for Good celebrations. Following are a few examples of the worthwhile projects that our global markets sponsored in June.

 

Napoleon Dzombe Wins National Achiever Award (June 2010)

Long-time partner of Nu Skin Enterprises and Malawian businessman and philanthropist Napoleon Dzombe received the 2009 Nation Achiever Award to recognize the impact his generosity and business and educational ventures have had on the people of Malawi.

 

Force for Good Foundation Grant Rebuilds School in Haiti (May 2010)

Before the devastating earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, the 47 nuns and teachers at St. Francois de Sales Primary and Secondary School worked hard to give their 11,000 students an education, food and much needed healthcare.

 

Nu Skin Responds to China Yushu Earthquake (April 2010)

In response to the recent 7.1-magnitude earthquake in the Tibetan Yushu County of Qinghai Province, Nu Skin has donated more than $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to aid the rescue workers and survivors.

 

Nu Skin Wins Two Awards for Force for Good Efforts (March 2010)

Nu Skin continues to receive accolades for its force for good culture. Nu Skin received two Communitas Awards – one for excellence in community service and one for excellence in social responsibility.

 

Nu Skin Responds to Haiti Earthquake (Feb. 2010)

Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the Nu Skin family has demonstrated its force for good culture with an outpouring of support for those affected by the tragedy. To date, the company and its distributors are donating more than $1 million in cash and product to the Haiti relief efforts.

 

Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation sponsors 18 heart surgeries in the Philippines (January 2010)

Thanks to generous contributions from Nu Skin distributors and the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation, in 2009 18 children successfully underwent heart surgery in the Philippines. Partnering with the Child Health in Life and Development (CHILD) Foundation, we provided the funds necessary to save the lives of these children who were diagnosed with congenital heart defects and whose families were unable to pay for the procedure due to economic difficulties.

 

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