Nonprofits in Action: Success Stories from Around the World | William Douvris | Community Improvement

William Douvris
2 min readAug 28, 2023


Nonprofits are organizations that work to impact society and the environment positively. They often rely on donations and volunteers to achieve their mission, and their work can make a significant difference in the world. In this blog post, we’ll explore some success stories from nonprofits around the world and the impact they have had on their communities.

Charity: Water

Charity: Water is a nonprofit organization that provides clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Since its inception in 2006, Charity: Water has provided clean water to over 12 million people in 29 countries. Charity: Water can offer sustainable solutions to the water crisis by partnering with local organizations and communities.

Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders is a nonprofit organization that gives medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, and disasters. They work in over 70 countries worldwide, providing life-saving medical care to those in need. In 2020 alone, Doctors Without Borders provided medical assistance to over 10 million people worldwide.

Kiva is a nonprofit organization that provides microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries. These loans can help people start businesses, provide for their families, and improve their quality of life. Since its inception in 2005, Kiva has provided over $1.5 billion in loans to over 3 million people worldwide.

Feeding America

Feeding America is a nonprofit organization that works to alleviate hunger in the United States. They partner with local food banks and other organizations to distribute food to needy people. In 2020, Feeding America provided over 6 billion meals to people in the United States.


Greenpeace is a nonprofit organization that protects the environment and promotes sustainable solutions. They advocate for policies that protect the environment and engage in direct action to raise awareness about environmental issues. Since its inception in 1971, Greenpeace has raised awareness about climate change and the destruction of the world’s forests.

These are some examples of the many nonprofits worldwide that are positively impacting society and the environment. By supporting these organizations through donations and volunteering, we can all play a role in creating a better world.

Originally published at on August 28, 2023.



William Douvris

William Douvris, a Music Industry Workshop graduate, is a committed and talented musician located in Chicago.