Not on Our Watch : a relief and humanitarian aid organization
The messenger of peace, Prem Rawat, often talks about the possibility of establishing harmony in the world in his unique message of peace for humanity. Evidently, if we consider the efforts made by celebrities and their fans to save the earth and to promote peace, it is hopeful that one day, the world will one day become a peaceful haven.
Peace is the absence of violence and misery. If people help and support each other, it is possible to reduce world hunger and put an end to violence. It is common knowledge that wars and conflicts often arise from the fight over power. It is also due to unbalanced wealth distribution. To establish peace on earth, Not on Our Watch organization was established. This article brings you to know more about the founders, the activities and the objectives of this organization.
Who set up the Not on Our Watch organization?
Not on Our Watch is a non-governmental organization in the USA. It was set up in 2007 by a group of celebrities who are concerned about humanity. The founders are composed of Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Cheadle, Jerry Weintraub, Matt Damon, and David Pressman. The efforts to defend human rights were initiated after the case in Darfur had erupted.
The organization's name was taken after Don Cheadle's novel entitled "Not on Our Watch" and also from the advice of the human rights activist, John Prendergast. The latter is the Strategic Advisor of the organization; he is also a member of the board.
Objectives of the Not on Our Watch
- The organization's objective consists of drawing global attention to human rights violation like what happened in Darfur. It is also responsible for cracking down on the humanitarian crises in Darfur.
- On the other hand, the organization's mission consists of providing humanitarian aid and relief for massive atrocities in any part of the world.
- Aside from that, "Not on Our Watch" aims to provide all the resources, which are essential for the fight against human rights violations worldwide.
- Apart from that, the organization is concerned about the protection of defenseless, marginalized and expatriates or exiled individuals. "Not on Our Watch" makes sure that humanitarian aid is provided to vulnerable people, displaced families, and marginalized individuals.
Who sponsors the programs of "Not on Our Watch" organization?
Thirty-five celebrities sponsor the programs of the ‘Not on Our Watch' organization. Those celebrities include Bono, Brad Pitt, Amal Clooney, Don Cheadle, Ben Affleck, and Michael Bloomberg. Some celebrities are popular singers and artists; others are well-known actors. Moreover, the other principal supporters of the organization include cultural leaders and peace activists.
The association works closely with the Satellite Sentinel Project, which was established through the joint corporation of John Prendergast and George Clooney. "Not on Our Watch" works in partnership with many charity organizations. Among the 31 top charities, we can cite UNCHR, and the Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP), which was established by George Clooney in October 2010.
If you want to be a part of a humanitarian organization and get involved in benevolent activities, it is good to join an existing organization. If you do not know where to begin, you can connect to The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF), and act as a charitable volunteer.