This international relief and development organization has raised over $45 million dollars over the past 30 years to assist poverty-stricken people in West Africa and Central America.CAUSE Canada's programs have included rehabilitation of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone, environmental initiatives (such as West Africa's first sanitary landfill and the planting of over 1 million trees in Guatemala), women's empowerment program that benefit over 7000 women - literacy, business training and micro-credit support, and most recently working on the front lines to prevent Ebola in Sierra Leone. "We believe in upholding people's dignity by helping them to help themselves. All overseas staff are nationals who really care about their own country! We have spent too much of our donors' money on overseas programs and not enough on updating our dinosaur of a website!!!!!!!! Please help us."