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Our work is driven by one word and that word is love - love for our merciful Creator and for the most vulnerable of His creation, the orphans. Our mission is to build beautiful homes and futures for them, focusing on areas that are affected by natural disaster, poverty and war.  We began with one home in Aceh, Indonesia supporting 50 orphans and now we are in 11 countries impacting/building the lives of almost 1000 children.  


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Be the Light



We believe that there is light in every human heart. Many supporters have come up with their own ideas to help generate awareness and funds for our cause. Manifest your own light in a way that brings joy and satisfaction to your heart - you too can be a GiveLighter.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


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Your contribution will enable us to provide the best education, a loving family and a place where children can grow with a strong sense of identity and belonging. Even a little bit goes a long way: $50 pays for a month of school, $100 provides a special dinner for the entire home, $360 sponsors a child's meal for the whole year. All proceeds go to the initiative of your choosing.                                                            


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What a blessed Ramadan it has been for all of us at GiveLight and for our children. 

Here are a few highlights of the impact of your contribution to our Ramadan campaign:

  1. We provided special iftars for our children in all our homes, including Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Morocco.
  2. We sponsored iftars for 1,330 orphans and widows in Gaza and 660 orphans in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.
  3. We purchased new Eid clothes and shoes for our kids.

We thank you for being the light for our children this Ramadan. May God shower you and yours with His infinite blessings.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  •  June


    GL Ladies Eid Party

    San Jose, CA

  •  July


    Share the Light

    Toronto, Canada

  •  Aug


    GL New HQ Open House

    San Jose, CA

Campaign Spotlight


Dian Alyan, CEO/Founder

Successful career in Procter Gamble managing many of its global brands. Lost 40 of her relatives and friends during the tsunami. This personal loss compelled her to establish GiveLight Foundation with the mission to help orphans globally. Today, GiveLight is supporting close to 1000 orphans in 11 countries. Recipient of several humanitarian awards and a Public speaker. Appeared on Television, Magazine and Radio Talk in Indonesia.

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Story of Dian Alyan
Founder of GiveLight

A vision to rebuild a future emerged just a few weeks after the December 26, 2004 Asia Tsunami. Our first home in Aceh, Indonesia became a reality only a year later and it serves as a sanctuary for children traumatized by that tragedy. We have been expanding globally ever since, reaching Pakistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Morocco and more. Join us in our efforts to give light and love to as many children around the globe as possible.


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Our Wonderful Sponsors

Special thanks to the following companies supporting GiveLight Foundation through their employee match program: Adobe, AllState, American Express, Applied Material, Boeing, Cisco, Dell, eBay, Elrepco, ePocrates, GE, Global Impact, Google, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intuit, Juniper, Just Give, Kaiser Permanente, LinkedIn, Mentor Graphics, Microsoft, Netflix, Network for Good, Nintendo, Nvidia, Oracle, OF Foundation, Orange County Community, Qualcomm, Salesforce, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Silver Lake Technology, SEI Giving Fund, Synopsys, Tenet Healthcare, The Benevity, TMobile, Toyota Motor Foundation, United Way, VMware, Wells Fargo and Yahoo..


Your employer may match too! Find out how. 

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GiveLight Foundation

1879 Lundy Avenue

Suite 226

San Jose, CA 95131

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