A July 3, 2008 New York Times column by Nicholas Kristof provides an update on Beatrice Biira, who graduated from Connecticut College , and describes how Heifer, International's programs have impact.
International Social Justice and Economic Equity Programs
The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee is an affiliated organization of the UUA that is committed to social justice in the world.
On the Heifer International website, find information about the organization's programs, along with fundraising ideas, activities and curricula.
Global Giving is another organization that connects people wanting to donate money to communities all over the world that need help.
Women for Women International helps women in impoverished and war-torn countries rebuild their lives. Through this organization, individuals sponsor women all over the world.
There are many, many more organizations committed to world social justice and economic equity. Surfing the web is one way to find a group that interests you.